Standing atop the SUV line-up from Toyota is the 2003 Toyota
Land Cruiser. This is a full-size SUV with a vast array
of luxury items, a solid performance portfolio and a range
of engine choices allowing for different needs and purposes.
A premium vehicle, the Land Cruiser gains significant mechanical,
exterior and interior enhancements for 2003. From improved
responsiveness to increased ease of manoeuvring in tight-quarters,
this SUV has seen improvement.
Safety enhancements also play a role with next-generation
airbag sensors that accompany multi-stage driver and front
passenger airbags. Optional extras are newly available front
and second-row side-impact side curtain airbags.
Similar to some of the other Toyota models, the 2003 Toyota
Land Cruiser is a workhorse with one trim level and model.
However, unlike some of the other one-model lines, this
does not start with bare bones and give you lots of options
to add to it. Instead, the 2003 Toyota Land Cruiser offers
a ton of features with all models and then provides the
same assortment of optional extras for consumer choice to
win the day.
A Land Cruiser starts with seating for eight adult passengers
or, with the second and third seat rows folded 90.8 feet
of storage space. A luxury oriented vehicle, it is standard
equipped with items like the 300 Watt, 3-in-1 AM/FM/ETR/cassette/CD
audio system that includes an in-dash six-disc CD changer
which plays through seven speakers.
Other conveniences include one-touch up/down power windows
with pinch protection, power door locks, a multi-information
display, a HomeLink® universal remote garage door opener,
heated side mirrors, automatic on/off headlamps with daytime
running lights, cruise control, multiple 12-volt power outlets
and a security system with engine immobilizer. Like the
windows, a power tilt/slide sunroof has a one-touch open/close
control with pinch protection.
2003 sees some refinement to the Toyota Land Cruiser's exterior.
In front, a new chrome-styled grille and new bumper is in
place while at the rear, styling is distinguished for 2003
by new badging and clear-lens turn signals. 275/65R17 tires
are now standard, making for a lower profile than previous
years and an 18-inch tire package is optional.
The 2003 Toyota Land Cruiser is equipped with a 4.7-liter
dohc V8 engine that gets 235hp and .a serious 320 lb.-ft
of torque that peaks at 3,400 rpm, but, has 80 percent available
at as low as 1,100 rpm. The Land Cruiser can pull up to
6,500 pounds using a 5-speed automatic transmission that
replaces the previous 4-speed.
But this is a go anywhere, do anything vehicle. A minimum
ground clearance of 9.8 inches and sharp approach, departure
and ramp break-over angles mean the Land Cruiser can tackle
tough trails with confidence. Confidence boosted by the
heavy-duty steel skid plates protecting the front suspension,
transfer case and fuel tank.
Safety and Security
Four-wheel anti-lock brakes with special response to steep
slopes, Vehicle Skid Control (VSC) and an Electronic Brake
force Distribution (EBD) feature are all standard on this
Toyota, allowing the driver more control. Optional safety
add-ons include front-side airbags, curtain-side airbags
and daytime running lights to give the Land Cruiser a leading
position in SUV safety.
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