The Land Cruiser comes standard with a full-time four-wheel drive system that is powered by a 381-horsepower, 5. The system sends 50 to 70 percent of its power to the rear wheels, depending on slip. Highlights of the Toyota Land Cruiser's standard features are full-length side-curtain airbags, which deploy in side impacts or rollovers. It was apparent that I was in the right place to buy my used vehicle. The climate system has a micro-dust and pollen filter and four zones and 28 air vents throughout the cabin. The climate system has a micro-dust and pollen filter and four zones and 28 air vents throughout the cabin.
Its button-heavy dash design has throwback appeal. The system uses hydraulic pressure between opposed reservoirs front-to-back; they function together, cleverly, as a stabilizer-bar system when front and rear pressure are similar but effectively detach the stabilizer bar when wheel movement varies. I called Toyota customer service and issued the same complaint and while they documented my call, did not offer any solutions. With tons of power, quality suspension and great attention to noise and vibration, the 2009 model is pleasant and responsive on-road, while the Crawl Control system allows it to be even more capable off-road. The first two rows are warm and welcoming; the third - while much better than some ill-thought-out offerings from other makers - is still no place to put your adult friends if you can help it. To help prevent the need for airbags, the Land Cruiser has full-time four-wheel drive, vehicle stability control, four-wheel traction control and a new anti-lock brake system designed to produce shorter stops in snow, on sanded roads and off the pavement. A Land Cruiser with a full tank of gas and a driver aboard weighs upward of 6,000 pounds, but the V-8 provides ample acceleration.
The Land Cruiser eschews flashy big wheels in favor of off-road-ready 18-inch alloy wheels that pair with a tall sidewall to smother road imperfections. To provide a good mix of off-road ability and crisp handling on-road, there's a Kinetic Dynamic Suspension System, which uses hydraulic cylinders to vary the suspension's stiffness as needed. Row three is compromised, and it we wish it could be deleted or easily removed to open up even more cargo space. The failure mileage was 1,200 and the current mileage was 3,000. The Land Cruiser lacks Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility, features that cars costing far less include.
A body-on-frame layout assures more long-term durability for the Land Cruiser than other unibody sport utility vehicles. As a 2009 Toyota Land Cruiser owner, you know you can depend on your Land Cruiser for many miles to come. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-888-270-9371 or Lexus customer service at 1-800-255-3987. It delivers power through a 6-speed automatic transmission with a flexible-lockup torque converter for smoothness. We rate the Land Cruiser at 7 out of 10, with points above average for its comfortable front seats, spacious second row, and excellent overall cargo utility. The accelerator pedal can get stuck in the wide open position due to its being trapped by an unsecured or incompatible driver's floor mat. Available Only in Southeast Region.
Although it is priced like a luxury vehicle, the 2019 Toyota Land Cruiser lacks some of the high-end features we expect to see. The 2009 Toyota Land Cruiser offers plenty of features—some high-tech ones for getting through the tough stuff, as well as some modern interior luxuries. We didn't buy this vehicle but bought another vehicle he showed. These vehicles may be equipped with an incorrect driver or front passenger air bag. Available Only in Southeast Region.
The Land Cruiser shined in severe off-road exercises, which included climbing rock piles, traversing deep dirt moguls and descending a hill that in winter is a steep and difficult ski run. Available Only in Gulf States. Specifications, features, equipment, technical data, performance figures, options, and color and trim are based upon information available at time of publication, are subject to change without notice, and are for mainland U. Cargo Though the Land Cruiser offers 81. Kinetic Driving Suspension System During serious off-road driving, the new Kinetic Dynamic Suspension System maximizes suspension travel in order to keep the tires on the ground. We rate it at 5 out of 10.
The camera's image is projected on the navigation system's screen when reverse is selected. With tons of power, quality suspension and great attention to noise and vibration, the 2009 model is pleasant and responsive on-road, while the Crawl Control system allows it to be even more capable off-road. Very different environment than most dealers. Still, it's a big vehicle and it feels like it. The second row is well-padded and has good room for three passengers. Please understand I am a big fan of the landcruiser line from Toyota. The aluminum-block engine is similar to that used in the Tundra full-size pickup, with direct ignition, four valves per cylinder, variable valve timing.
Interim notification letters are expected to be mailed on February 11, 2019. The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer where the contact was informed that the floor mats were the cause of the failure. Thanks partially to its stiffened ladder frame, the Toyota Land Cruiser's ride comfort comes close to equaling that of many luxury sedans. I firmly believe the problem is electronic. I felt I should have gotten more for my trade but I accepted it as the downside of a trade in. It accelerates impressively from a stop despite its 5,690-pound curb weight.
Owners may contact Toyota Customer Experience Center at 1-800-331-4331 or Lexus at 1-800-255-3987. Toyota's number for this recall is H0S. Available Only in Southeast Region. Available Only in Gulf States. Buyers have a choice between black and brown leather paired with unconvincing fake wood trim. Its 381-horsepower V8 makes passing on two-lane roads easy.