In its fourth generation Toyota Prado is available since 2009. Smaller refreshment vehicle has undergone the year 2013, while full redesign expected for the 2016 model year. At the same time, 2016 Toyota Prado should mark the beginning of a new, fifth-generation model.
Toyota Prado belonging to mid-size SUV category. So it is positioned in a Toyota Land Cruiser range. Through four generations of its existence, Prado was offered in many variants and versions.
2016 Toyota Prado – Design and Specs
While waiting for a new generation of Toyota Prado SUV, the company has offered a Toyota Land Cruiser Prado Altitude model. This special edition, Toyota Prado model was first introduced in 2012. High demand has caused a further offer this version. The new Prado Altitude could serve as a basis for serial 2016 Toyota Prado SUV.
2015 Toyota Land Cruiser Prado Altitude is a combination of premium versions of VX, and luxury Prado Kakadu model. This special edition is inherent in its design. It is characterized by the exception of spare wheel that is located on the rear door. Just this design attracts a large number of customers that the vehicle used in urban conditions. In this model, the spare wheel is placed at the place of the second fuel tank. Of course it reduces the capacity of the tank to 87 liters.
2016 Toyota Prado will use some elements of Altitude versions, but it is hard to imagine this model with reduced tank and reduced range. What would the new Prado could take from Altitude model is the drive unit. It is a 3.0-liter turbo diesel engine combined with a 5-speed automatic transmission.
In addition to engine 2016 Prado could expand the list of basic equipment, with some elements of Altitude models. It can be expected 17-inch dark-gray finished alloy wheels and Eclipse Black exterior color. In addition, the 2016 Toyota Prado will still be intended for the carriage of seven passengers with superior design and quality of the interior. The interior is characterized by a specially designed leather seats, tilt-and-slide moonroof, Blu-Ray rear entertainment system, rain-sensing wipers, rear view mirror, three zone climate control, etc.
Price of 2016 Toyota Prado
Significant changes, improvement and redesign of the new generation, could also affect the price of the vehicle. If 2016 Toyota Prado is based on Altitude edition, one can expect an increase in prices of about $ 2,000- $ 5,000, compared to the current model. However, there is still no official confirmation on the amount of advancing a new model, so it is too early to talk about price.