2024 Toyota Land Cruiser: The Legendary Off-Road SUV Goes Hybrid for Improved MPG

Toyota has taken the wraps off a completely redesigned version of its iconic Land Cruiser SUV for the 2024 model year. The new Land Cruiser features major changes under the hood, including a new twin-turbo V6 hybrid powertrain producing 326 hp and 465 lb-ft of torque. This allows it to tow up to 6,000 pounds.

The full-time 4WD system comes with center and rear diff locks, while off-road enhancements like Crawl Control and Multi-Terrain Select provide improved traction on rough terrain. Ground clearance has been increased to 8.7 inches. Toyota claims optimized approach, departure and breakover angles for better off-road maneuverability.

While touted as more capable off-road, Toyota has also added comfort and technology amenities to improve on-road drivability. Available features include heated and ventilated front seats, 12.3-inch infotainment screen, and 14-speaker JBL audio.

From a styling perspective, the 2024 Land Cruiser draws inspiration from heritage models but with a modern touch. It will be offered in a variety of color options.

The return of the Land Cruiser after a short absence aims to satisfy both off-road enthusiasts and families looking for a rugged yet comfortable daily driver. With significant changes under the skin and a balance of new tech and classic styling cues, the 2024 Land Cruiser looks to continue the model’s 60+ year reputation as an off-road icon.


The newly unveiled 2024 Toyota Land Cruiser looks to be a fantastic value at its $56,000 MSRP. This venerable SUV now features Toyota’s proven hybrid powertrain for better fuel efficiency, while still retaining the Land Cruiser’s legendary off-road capabilities.

Families will appreciate the premium comfort, quality, and roomy seating for up to 5 passengers. Along with the latest tech and safety features, it continues to stand out as a highly capable vehicle perfect for both on and off-road driving.

For residents of Southeast Asia, including Malaysia and Indonesia, this vehicle will be known as the Land Cruiser Prado.

More Articles for You

Peugeot’s New 408 Is Launching In Malaysia This Week

The Peugeot 408 is French design at its best. To all enthusiasts out there—the 408 is finally launching in Malaysia …

Mercedes-Benz EQS SUV 580 Goes On Sale In Malaysia

More motorists are slowly buying into the electric vehicle (EV) craze as more viable models land in showrooms. According to …

2025 Toyota 4Runner: Rugged Icon Goes Hybrid

Toyota just lifted the veil on the all-new 2025 4Runner, revealing a thoroughly redesigned iteration of its legendary off-road SUV. …

GAC Reveals New Hyper GT In Thailand But Headed For Malaysia

Chinese automaker GAC Motor is getting ready to start a new chapter in Malaysia. It recently appointed nine dealerships in …

XPeng’s New X9 Added To Malaysia’s Sime Darby Portfolio

Seen as a viable rival to Tesla, China’s XPeng intends to enter the right-hand drive (RHD) market in 2024, even …

Just Previewed In The Philippines, Can We Expect Chery’s New eQ7 EV In Malaysia?

Chery was undoubtedly one of the stars at the 2024 Manila International Auto Show in the Philippines. In addition to …