With a reputation for taming the wildest frontiers, the Toyota Land Cruiser is the company's longest-running series. If the phrase 'heritage vehicle' needed a name, it would be the Land Cruiser. This unstoppable off-roader has been the first vehicle that many remote tribes around the world have ever seen. It has scaled mountains, crossed deserts, and trundled its way through jungles. It's also seen prowling the urban landscape, and for many urbanites, the Land Cruiser is a genuinely aspirational vehicle. If that wasn’t enough to convince you, here are five more reasons why a Toyota Land Cruiser should be your next car.
If there is one thing that Toyota is famous for, it's reliability. Put simply, the Land Cruiser keeps going, and going, and going. It's not uncommon for these indestructible trucks to go several times 'around the clock' and rack up not just tens of thousands but hundreds of thousands of kilometres. Replacement parts are easy to get hold of and pretty simple for your technicians to fit. So if you do suffer the unthinkable and have a breakdown, it won’t be long before you’re back on the road, track, or ridiculously steep gradient once again.
The Land Cruiser is quite capable of taking on just about anything you can throw at it. From the urban streets to a jungle track, the Land Cruiser isn't fazed by anything. That makes it incredibly versatile – a well-behaved family SUV during the week that is agile enough to cope with city traffic and Mall parking spaces and a genuine off-roader during the weekends. For a big car, it’s surprisingly nippy. You'll find that driving in the Monday to Friday rush hour is just as comfortable in a Land Cruiser as in a zippy little city run-around.
Just because the Land Cruiser has a high ground clearance and the rugged good looks of a genuine ATV doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice interior comfort or style. Modern Land Cruisers are incredibly comfortable, spacious, and full of refinements. From high-tech infotainment consoles to leather seats and zoned air conditioning, the modern generation of Land Cruisers don’t compromise on style or comfort.
There are very few ‘genuine’ off-roaders, but the Land Cruiser definitely falls into that class. While you may not need to tackle muddy tracks, washed-out roads and towering dunes every day, when you do you need to know that the vehicle you're driving is fully capable of handling the situation without faltering. Whereas a crossover will be fine down a slightly bumpy track, a Land Cruiser won't flinch when crossing a river, climbing a dune, or rock-hopping down a dry wadi.
If you’re looking for a pre-owned Toyota Land Cruiser, you’ll pay less than you might think when you compare it to other rivals in its class. Toyotas are affordable, and they depreciate slowly. A Land Cruiser holds its value surprisingly well. And with Al-Futtaim Toyota’s great finance offers, it’s never been easier to afford your dream SUV.
If you still aren’t sure whether or not to buy a Land Cruiser in the UAE, why not book a test drive with Al-Futtaim Toyota and experience a genuine motoring legend for yourself? Contact us today or book online.