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2013 Toyota Land Cruiser SUV

2013 Toyota Land Cruiser Review

(0 Stars)  The ultimate Toyota.

Reviewed by Automobile Magazine on

New For 2013
Minor exterior changes include a revised grille and new LED accent lights. Formerly optional equipment, including a rear-seat DVD player, rain-sensing windshield wipers, and navigation, are now standard. Said navigation now incorporates Entune.
Overview
The Land Cruiser last received a full redesign in 2008, when a good economy and low gas prices ensured strong demand for big, cushy trucks. That’s all gone, but the Land Cruiser is still one of the most comfortable ways of getting around, especially if getting around involves going off-road. The seventh-generation Land Cruiser has pretty much everything you could ask for, starting with a 5.7-liter V-8 that produces a hefty 381 hp. Paired with a smooth six-speed automatic transmission, it hurls this 5765-pound vehicle to 60 mph in about 6.5 seconds. Of course, you pay for this quickness at the pump. For off-roading, features such as multiterrain ABS and five-speed crawl control provide optimal traction on any surface. The Land Cruiser offers a plush on-road ride and plenty of premium features, including parking assistance and fourteen stereo speakers. But the live rear axle and the chunky body-on-frame construction mean it’s not as nimble as newer, more carlike crossovers. The big Toyota has long departed from its utilitarian roots, but a higher base price for 2013 (formerly optional equipment is now standard) puts it even higher in the luxury stratosphere. It also brings it into more direct competition with the similarly plush Land Rover Range Rover, which is all-new this year.

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2013 Land Cruiser Base Sport Utility Vehicle Overview

  Performance Review  
Engine: 5.7L V 8 DOHC with VVT-i variable valve timing
Unleaded fuel
Fuel economy: Gasoline 13 MPG city, 18 MPG highway, 15 MPG combined and 369 mi. range
Multi-point fuel injection
24.6gallon fuel tank
Power (SAE): 381 hp @ 5,600 rpm; 401 ft lb of torque @ 3,600 rpm

'13 Toyota SUV Standard Equipment

  Braking and Handling  
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Four Wheel ABS
  Climate Control  
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Front Air Conditioning
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Rear Air Conditioning
  Convenience  
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Auto On Headlights
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Cruise Control
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Keyless Entry
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Power Locks
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Power Windows
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Steering Wheel Memory
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Steering Wheel Scope
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Vehicle Information Center
  Exterior  
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Privacy Glass
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Rear Spoiler
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Roof Rail
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Side Steps
  Interior  
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Leather-Wrapped Steering Wheel
  Safety  
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Auto Day/Night Mirror
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Auto Dimming Mirrors
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Auto Tilt Down Mirrors
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Brake Assist
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Daytime Running Lights
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Driver Air Bag
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Engine Immobilizer
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Front Fog Lights
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Front Wipers, Variable Intermittent
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Heated Outside Mirrors
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HID Headlights
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Hill Decent Control
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Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors
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Memory Mirrors
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Passenger Air Bag
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Rear Side Airbag
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Rear View Camera
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Side Air Bag(s)
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Stability Control
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Theft Deterrent System
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Traction Control
  Seats  
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Folding Rear Seat
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Front Ventilated Seats
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Heated Front Seats
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Leather Seats
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Memory Seat
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Third row seat
  Sound and Entertainment  
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Compact Disc MP3 Capable
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iPod Connector
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Satellite Radio
  Technology  
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Blue Tooth Compatible
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GPS/Satellite Communication
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Homelink Universal Transmitter
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Navigation System
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Voice Activated Controls
  Tires and Wheels  
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Alloy Wheels
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Full Spare Tire
  Trucks and Towing  
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Tow Hooks
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Trailer Harness
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Trailer Hitch
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