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The Return of a Legend: 2024 Toyota Land Cruiser

Michael Kahn

2024 Toyota Land Cruiser

The 2024 Toyota Land Cruiser is making a triumphant return, and it’s packed with features that off-road enthusiasts and luxury lovers alike will appreciate. With three distinct trim options—Land Cruiser 1958, Land Cruiser, and Land Cruiser First Edition—this iconic SUV offers a blend of rugged capability, innovative technology, and refined comfort.

Whether you’re navigating rough trails or cruising city streets, the Land Cruiser’s range of options ensures there’s a model tailored to your needs. Explore the specifications, features, and unique characteristics of each trim to discover why the 2024 Toyota Land Cruiser is set to become a sought-after vehicle in the automotive market.

2024 Toyota Land Cruiser

This iconic off-roader, known for its durability and ruggedness, is coming back with a heritage-inspired design and a more accessible price point in the mid-$50,000 range. Here’s a detailed look at what the new Land Cruiser has to offer.

2024 Land Cruiser Specifications:

SpecificationLand Cruiser 1958Land CruiserFirst Edition
PlatformTNGA-FTNGA-FTNGA-F
EngineTurbocharged 2.4-Liter Four-CylinderTurbocharged 2.4-Liter Four-CylinderTurbocharged 2.4-Liter Four-Cylinder
Hybrid Battery1.87-kWh NiMH Battery1.87-kWh NiMH Battery1.87-kWh NiMH Battery
Transmission8-speed Automatic Transmission8-speed Automatic Transmission8-speed Automatic Transmission
DrivetrainFull-time 4×4 with two-speed transfer caseFull-time 4×4 with two-speed transfer caseFull-time 4×4 with two-speed transfer case
Horsepower326 horsepower326 horsepower326 horsepower
Torque465 lb.-ft.465 lb.-ft.465 lb.-ft.
Towing6,000 lbs.6,000 lbs.6,000 lbs.
Wheelbase112.2 in.112.2 in.112.2 in.
Overall Length193.7 in.193.7 in.193.7 in.
Overall Width (+ mirrors)84.2 in.84.2 in.84.2 in.
Overall Height73.2 in.73.2 in.73.2 in.
Ground Clearance8.7 in.8.7 in.8.7 in.
Running Ground Clearance8.3 in.8.3 in.8.3 in.
Approach/Breakover/Departure Angles30.09/25.09/22.00⁰31.09/25.09/22.0⁰31.09/25.09/22.0⁰
Wheels18-in. alloy18-in. alloy (20-in. opt)18-in. alloy
Tires245/70R18265/70R18 (265/60R20 opt)265/70R18

The specifications for the First Edition model are the same as the Land Cruiser model unless otherwise specified.

Land Cruiser 1958

  • Rear Locking Differential: Standard
  • CRAWL Control: Standard
  • “TOYOTA” Heritage Grille: Standard
  • Round LED Headlamps: Standard
  • LED Fog Lamps: Standard
  • 18-in. Alloy Wheels: With 245/70 all-season tires
  • 8.0-in. Multimedia Monitor: Standard
  • 6-Speaker Sound System: Standard
  • Heated Steering Wheel: Standard
  • Fabric/Manual Heated Seats: Standard
  • 2400W AC Inverter: Standard

Land Cruiser

Adds or replaces features from the 1958 model:

  • Front Stabilizer Bar Disconnect: Standard
  • Rectangular LED Headlamps: Standard
  • RIGID Color-Selectable LED Fog Lamps: Standard
  • 18-in. Alloy Wheels: With 265/70 all-season tires
  • Multi-Terrain Select (MTS): Standard
  • Multi-Terrain Monitor (MTM): Standard
  • 12.3-in. Multimedia Monitor: Standard
  • 10-Speaker Sound System: Standard
  • SofTex Heated/Ventilated Power Seats: Standard

Land Cruiser First Edition

Adds or replaces features from the Land Cruiser model:

  • Roof Rack: Standard
  • Rock Rails: Standard
  • Front Skid Plate: Standard
  • Round LED Headlamps: Standard
  • 18-in. Alloy Wheels: With 265/70 all-season tires
  • Tailgate Light: Standard
  • Back Door Guard: Standard
  • Mudflaps: Standard
  • Unique-Stitched Key Glove: Standard
  • Leather Heated/Ventilated Power Seats: Standard

These trim options provide a range of features to suit different preferences and needs, from the heritage-inspired design of the 1958 model to the enhanced off-road capabilities of the First Edition.

Power and Performance

i-FORCE MAX Hybrid Powertrain

The new Land Cruiser is exclusively powered by the i-FORCE MAX turbocharged 2.4-liter four-cylinder hybrid powertrain. This innovative system pairs a turbocharged engine with a 48-hp electric motor integrated into an eight-speed transmission, creating a total system output of 326 horsepower and 465 lb.-ft. of torque. Fuel economy estimates will be announced closer to the on-sale date.

2024 Toyota Land Cruiser

TNGA-F Global Truck Platform

Built on the TNGA-F global truck platform, the new Land Cruiser is designed, engineered, and tested to survive in the harshest environments. It’s slightly smaller and narrower than the outgoing 200 Series model, making it nimbler on the trails.

Off-Road Capabilities

The Land Cruiser features an all-new front stabilizer bar disconnect, increasing flex at the push of a button. It has an approach angle up to 31.0 degrees, max departure to 22.0 degrees, and ground clearance up to 8.7 inches. For off-road protection, customers can add rock rails and full coverage high-strength steel skid plates.

2024 Toyota Land Cruiser

First Edition Grade

Limited to 5,000 units for North America, the First Edition grade is a special offering that includes round heritage LED headlamps, roof rack, rock rails, and an exclusive interior design. It also offers two new two-tone paint colors and additional off-road equipment.

Technology and Connectivity

2024 Toyota Land Cruiser

Multimedia System

The 2024 Land Cruiser offers a 12.3-inch touchscreen that displays the latest Toyota Audio Multimedia system and Multi Terrain Monitor. It supports wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility, along with Over-the-Air (OTA) updates.

4G Connectivity

The Land Cruiser grade is available with 4G connectivity for up to five devices, turning the vehicle into an AT&T Hotspot. An available premium package includes leather-trimmed seats and a 14-speaker JBL premium sound system.

Digital Key

With an active Remote Connect trial or subscription, an available Digital Key connects with compatible smartphones to allow vehicle entry, tailgate access, and vehicle starting.

Safety Features

Toyota Safety Sense 3.0

All 2024 models come standard with Toyota Safety Sense 3.0, featuring:

  • Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection
  • Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist
  • Full-Speed Range Dynamic Radar Cruise Control
  • Lane Tracing Assist
  • Road Sign Assist
  • Automatic High Beams
  • Proactive Driving Assist

Additional Safety Features

In addition to TSS 3.0, other standard features include Blind Spot Monitor (BSM), Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA), Hill Start Assist Control (HAC), and an Emergency Driving Stop System.

Design and Heritage

2024 Toyota Land Cruiser

Back to its Origin

The Land Cruiser’s design is inspired by its rich history, dating back to its introduction in the U.S. market in 1958. The new model utilizes the global TNGA-F body-on-frame platform, allowing for more rigidity in the chassis.

Exterior and Interior Design

The exterior features iconic round LED headlights and a “TOYOTA” heritage grille. The interior offers black fabric seats in the 1958 models and heated and ventilated SofTex-trimmed seats in the Land Cruiser grade.

Customization Options

With Toyota Genuine Accessories and Associated Accessory Products (AAP), the Land Cruiser is a blank canvas for customization. Over 100 accessories are available, including off-road recovery gear, rack attachment brackets, and outdoor sporting equipment carriers.

Beyond Zero Vision

As part of Toyota’s commitment to a carbon-neutral future, the Land Cruiser is the latest hybrid offering in the lineup to wear the Beyond Zero badge. Toyota offers 16 electrified vehicles, providing more choices for customers to reduce their carbon footprint.

2024 Toyota Land Cruiser

Warranty and ToyotaCare

The 2024 Land Cruiser comes with Toyota’s 36-month/36,000-mile basic new-vehicle warranty and additional 60-month warranties for the powertrain and against corrosion. It also includes ToyotaCare, a plan covering normal factory-scheduled maintenance for two years or 25,000 miles, and 2 years of unlimited mileage Roadside Assistance.

The 2024 Toyota Land Cruiser is a testament to Toyota’s core values of quality, durability, and reliability. With its heritage-inspired design, legendary capability, modern technology, and commitment to sustainability, it’s set to take even more customers on adventures across the globe. The new Land Cruiser will be built in Toyota Motor Corporation’s Tahara and Hino plants in Japan and is expected to arrive in the U.S. in the spring of 2024. The legend lives on, and the anticipation is building for this iconic vehicle’s return.

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Article Last Updated: August 2, 2023.

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