Introducing the New 2024 Toyota Land Cruiser
We are super-excited to share the details of the highly anticipated, new classically rugged SUV. The Land Cruiser is Toyota’s ubiquitous off-road icon and its longest-running nameplate. 2024 marks the triumphant comeback of the Land Cruiser to Canada, after a 35-year hiatus.
This beloved SUV has been a worldwide symbol of rugged reliability and adventure for decades, and the 2024 model is set to continue that tradition, while embracing the modern era with advanced technology and a refreshed, yet classic new design.
Heritage Meets Modernity
The 2024 Toyota Land Cruiser maintains the core values that have made it a favorite among off-road enthusiasts and families alike. Known for its exceptional durability and off-road prowess, the Land Cruiser combines timeless qualities with a host of modern features and innovations.
A Global Phenomenon
The Land Cruiser has a storied history that spans over six decades. It has conquered deserts, jungles, and mountains, earning its reputation as one of the most capable off-road vehicles ever built. The 2024 model carries on this legacy and introduces a new chapter in the Land Cruiser's illustrious history.
The new Land Cruiser has been redesigned and built upon the TNGA-F global truck platform, shared with both the new Tundra and Sequoia models. It is exclusively powered by the i-FORCE MAX turbocharged 2.4-litre four-cylinder hybrid powertrain, which produces 326 horsepower and 465 lb.-ft. of torque. The 2024 model offers buyers more off-road capability, durability, reliability, and comfort that the Land Cruiser, and the Toyota brand, are universally known for. Toyota has consistently impressed off-roaders and truck enthusiasts with its commitment to durability, off-road capability, and advanced technology. The new Land Cruiser stands at the pinnacle of off-road capability.
In this comprehensive summary, we will delve into the key categories that define the 2024 Toyota Land Cruiser and explore the noteworthy enhancements that have elevated its status as a top contender in the highly competitive SUV/Truck market.
With the introduction of this all-new design, there’s a new suite of available technology, performance capabilities, as well as multiple safety features.
A Global Phenomenon and Off Road Icon Since 1958
With a lengthy heritage, Land Cruiser has long been an off-road icon and this new generation extends that legacy. An all-new front “stabilizer bar disconnect” is standard on Land Cruiser and First Edition grades, and increases flex at the push of a button. Ground clearance is up to 221 millimeters. For off-road protection, Land Cruiser customers can add rock rails and full coverage high strength steel skid plates. For off-road recovery, front tow/recovery hooks are standard. The Land Cruiser 1958 grade comes standard from the factory with fog lamps to aid in overall visibility. The Land Cruiser grade gets upgraded colour selectable RIGID fog lamps.
Multi-Terrain Select, which is now functional in both 4WD-High and 4WD-Low, is standard on the Land Cruiser Grade and offers adjustable settings to help control wheel spin on a variety of terrain such as mud, dirt, and sand. The CRAWL Control function is standard on all grades and acts as a low-speed, off-road cruise control, allowing the driver to simply focus on steering while the system maintains one of five selectable speeds.
Downhill Assist Control is another standard off-road feature which helps the driver navigate descents by limiting the speed of the vehicle. Drivers can also now view potential obstacles that are looming on the trail via the Multi-Terrain Monitor that is clearly displayed on the available 12.3-inch touchscreen, but which comes standard on the Land Cruiser Grade.
The design of the 2024 Toyota Land Cruiser seamlessly blends ruggedness with sophistication. It retains its iconic “boxy silhouette”, but with a fresh and contemporary twist. The Land Cruiser 1958 Grade incorporates “Toyota” Heritage Grille and iconic round LED headlamps. The Land Cruiser and Land Cruiser First Edition models feature modern rectangular LED headlamps.
For the signature Land Cruiser look, the 1958 grade features the iconic circular LED headlights and “TOYOTA” heritage grille, while Land Cruiser Grades upgrade to slim, rectangular headlights reminiscent of the FJ62. A squared body profile resembles that of Land Cruisers of old, and the A pillar is pushed back, not only to complement the look, but for better outward visibility on the trails. The front overhang has also decreased for greater approach.
The Land Cruiser is known for its legendary off-road capability. This new model is taken to the next level for its new generation, making it the ultimate adventure machine. An all-new available front stabilizer bar disconnect increases front and rear flex, simply at the push of a button.Land Cruiser’s new i-FORCE MAX hybrid powertrain comes standard on all grades and pairs a turbocharged 2.4-litre four-cylinder engine with a 48-hp electric motor integrated into an eight-speed transmission feeding off a 1.87-kWh NiMH battery pack that creates a total system output of 326 horsepower and 465 lb.-ft. of torque.
All 2024 Land Cruisers are equipped with a full-time four-wheel drive system with a centre locking differential and an electronically controlled two-speed transfer case with high/low range.It’s also equipped with an electronic locking rear differential is standard on all Land Cruisers and can help split power 50/50 to the rear wheels for improved traction control on rough and difficult terrain.
Bold Front Fascia: The front grille is wider and more imposing, flanked by LED headlights that feature adaptive lighting for improved visibility in all conditions. The redesigned bumper with integrated fog lights adds to the rugged aesthetic.
Side Profile: The side profile of the Land Cruiser exudes strength with its muscular wheel arches and sharp character lines. The 2024 model sits on larger alloy wheels, which not only enhance its off-road capabilities but also give it a more commanding presence on and off the road.
Rear View: At the rear, the Land Cruiser sports a revised tailgate with a prominent Toyota emblem. The LED taillights are sleek and modern, and a roof spoiler not only improves aerodynamics but also adds a touch of sportiness.
The interior of the 2024 Toyota Land Cruiser is a testament to Toyota's commitment to blending ruggedness with luxury.
Premium Materials: The cabin is adorned with high-quality materials such as leather, wood, and metal accents. The seats are not only comfortable but also supportive, making long journeys a breeze. The Land Cruiser's spaciousness ensures ample room for all passengers and cargo alike.
State-of-the-Art Infotainment: The center console boasts a large touchscreen infotainment system that supports Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. This system is intuitive and responsive, providing access to navigation, entertainment, and vehicle settings. A premium sound system ensures an immersive audio experience.
Advanced Connectivity: The Land Cruiser offers multiple USB ports and wireless charging, ensuring that passengers stay connected, and their devices charged, even when venturing off the beaten path.
MODEL LINE UP
The 2024 Land Cruiser is offered in a total of three grades, all powered exclusively by the new i-FORCE MAX hybrid powertrain. It pairs a turbocharged 2.4-litre four-cylinder engine with a 48-hp electric motor integrated into an eight-speed transmission feeding off a 1.87-kWh NiMH battery pack that creates a total system output of 326 horsepower and 465 lb.-ft. of torque.
The three available Grades are:
- Land Cruiser 1958
- Land Cruiser
- Land Cruiser First Edition (Limited run)
TOYOTA SAFETY SENSE (TSS-P)
All 2024 models come standard with Toyota Safety Sense 3.0, Toyota’s suite of active safety and convenience systems. TSS enhancements are made possible by a suite of system sensors with the latest detection capability. This includes:
- 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
The Land Cruiser’s suite of technological features is plentiful, and the updated cabin hosts the latest technology. Beginning with the information screens, a new 8-inch, or available, 12.3-inch multimedia touchscreen displays Toyota’s latest Audio Multimedia system. The system supports wireless Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ compatibility, and pairs with the available Qi wireless charging pad with enhanced power output. A Smart Key System with push-button start is standard on all grades. 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 (4G network dependent). The Digital Key can also be remotely shared to provide others to give convenient vehicle access rather than having to provide someone a physical key.
Land Cruiser Safety Features
Safety and technology have never been more intertwined then right now. New technologies help keep us safer on and off-road more than ever before. The All-New Land Cruiser is designed to keep you safe and sound, no matter the terrain.
The 2024 Land Cruiser incorporates some of Toyota’s most advanced safety systems with Toyota Safety Sense 3.0. This system comes standard on every Land Cruiser model.
Toyota Safety Sense 3.0 is Toyota’s latest version of its safety system and with it, brings a series of enhancements to Toyota’s advanced suite of active safety systems and capabilities.
This suite of features include:
- Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection, Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist, Full-Speed Range Dynamic Radar Cruise Control and Lane Tracing Assist
- Road Sign Assist and Automatic High Beams
- Proactive Driving Assist
Proactive Driving Assist is a new feature to Toyota Safety Sense. When specific system operating conditions are met, using the vehicle’s camera and radar, the system will provide gentle braking into curves, or gentle braking and/or steering to help support driving tasks such as distance control.