The 2024 Toyota Land Cruiser is making a comeback in the US market after a three-year absence and is returning to its roots with retro styling cues and enhanced off-road capabilities.
The new Land Cruiser will be more affordable, with a starting price in the mid-$50,000 range, making it more accessible to a wider range of buyers compared to its previous $87,000 price tag.
Codenamed the J250, the 2024 Land Cruiser shares the TNGA-F platform with the Lexus GX and the overseas-only 300-Series Land Cruiser but comes with smaller dimensions and a more budget-friendly price.
The SUV features a turbocharged 2.4-liter I4 hybrid engine, delivering an impressive 326 horsepower and 465 pound-feet of torque, making it capable both on and off the road.
The 2024 Land Cruiser showcases a square-jawed style with a purposeful design, ditching flashy elements in favor of a practical and rugged appearance.
The SUV's ground clearance stands at 8.7 inches, and it boasts impressive approach, departure, and breakover angles of 31, 22, and 25 degrees, respectively.
Standard off-road features include full-time four-wheel drive, a two-speed transfer case, an automatic limited-slip center differential, and a locking rear differential.
The Land Cruiser offers various driving assistance technologies, including low-speed crawl control and downhill assist control, to tackle rough terrains with ease.
The interior of the 2024 Land Cruiser provides a well-built cabin with soft-touch plastics and premium-feeling rubberized coatings, even on harder surfaces.
With its combination of capable off-road performance, solid tech suite, and competitive pricing, the 2024 Toyota Land Cruiser is set to rival other off-road SUVs like the Land Rover Defender and Ford Bronco Badlands in the market.