Comparison - Toyota Land Cruiser 4dr 2017 - vs - Chevrolet Traverse High Country 2018

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Other Names:

Also called:

Toyota Roraima,Lexus LX570

Also called:

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Average Price: 
84,775
Updated: 
02 Dec 2016
52,100
Updated: 
06 Jan 2018
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
Four Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive
Year: 
2017
2018
Total Seating: 
8
8
Transmission: 
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
9-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
24.60gals
22.00gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Blizzard Pearl
#ECE7EA
Blue Onyx Pearl
#395569
Brandywine Mica
#522420
Classic Silver Metallic
#D6DADB
Magnetic Gray Metallic
#58585A
Midnight Black Metallic
#000000
Color: 
Silver Ice Metallic
#B5B6BB
Summit White
#EBEBEB
BLACK CURRANT METALLIC
#512F36
SABLE BROWN METALLIC
#6A625E
MOSAIC BLACK METALLIC
#292929
SATIN STEEL METALLIC
#969DA6

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The Land Cruiser received one of its most comprehensive updates for 2016 since the current model was introduced in 2008. The Land Cruiser received a new grille with LED running lights, a new eight-speed automatic transmission, a Kinetic Dynamic Suspension System (KDSS) and an updated dashboard and center stack incorporating the latest generation of Toyota’s Entune multimedia interface.

The 2017 Toyota Land Cruiser is a full-size premium three-row SUV offered with standard four-wheel-drive, with seating for up to eight passengers.

The Land Cruiser offers a single engine and powertrain, Toyota’s familiar 5.7-liter V-8 with 381 hp and 401 lb-ft of torque mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission. Although some would question the Land Cruiser’s place in Toyota’s lineup, especially with the lower-priced and larger Sequoia SUV, for some, there is no substitute for the original. As it has been for the last several decades, the Land Cruiser is the ultimate expression of Toyota’s off-road capability, with a generous helping of leather-lined luxury. Unlike the Sequoia, which offers three trim levels, the Land Cruiser offers minimal options, and comes basically one way: Fully equipped. Its starting price of more than $84,000 ensures rarity.

Pros
Vault-like solidity
Premium features
Legendary and deserved reputation for off-road capability

Cons
Numb on-road manners
Thirsty fuel consumption
Shocking price tag

By: 
motortrend.com

The 2017 Toyota Land Cruiser has impressive off-road abilities and pleasant on-road manners. The third-row seats and cargo space are unimpressive, but overall this big SUV remains a top choice.

The Toyota Land Cruiser carries over unchanged for 2017.

The Toyota Land Cruiser is an automotive icon — its reputation for all-terrain capability and durability goes back 60 years. More recently, luxury has also figured into the Land Cruiser equation. The 2017 Toyota Land Cruiser continues the tradition, combining strong performance, excellent manners on- and off-road, and high levels of comfort.

This review was written by a member of Edmunds' editorial team of expert car reviewers. Our team drives every car you can buy. We put the vehicles through rigorous testing, evaluating how they drive and comparing them in detail to their competitors.

Pros
The Land Cruiser's off-road prowess doesn't come at the expense of ride comfort
Three-row, eight-passenger accommodations are standard
Towing capacity is higher than average.

Cons
The Land Cruiser is as expensive as other luxury-branded SUVs
Third-row seats are confining and take up precious cargo space when stowed.

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2017 Toyota Land Cruiser ranks 3 out of 8 Luxury Large SUVs. High-end luxury and superb off-road capability come together in the 2017 Toyota Land Cruiser. This 3-row SUV is refined on the highway, roomy enough to hold a crew of eight, and very reliable, though poor fuel economy and some cargo area quirks detract from its practicality.

The 2017 Toyota Land Cruiser ranking is based on its score within the Luxury Large SUVs category. Currently the Toyota Land Cruiser has a score of 8.3 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 51 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

High-end luxury and superb off-road capability come together in the 2017 Toyota Land Cruiser. This 3-row SUV is refined on the highway, roomy enough to hold a crew of eight, and very reliable, though poor fuel economy and some cargo area quirks detract from its practicality.

"The 2017 Toyota Land Cruiser continues the tradition, combining strong performance, excellent manners on- and off-road, and high levels of comfort. Of course, this generation of the Land Cruiser dates back about a decade, and its age is showing. In particular, this sport-utility vehicle lacks some of the more modern features that are now expected of any vehicle that costs more than $80,000. For example, there's no available power liftgate, the third-row jump seats compromise both comfort and cargo capacity, and the V8 engine has a ravenous appetite for fuel. It seems likely, though, that we'll soon see an all-new Land Cruiser. Thankfully, the strengths of the 2017 Land Cruiser outweigh its weaknesses by a healthy margin, earning it a solid Edmunds 'A' rating." -- Edmunds

"While many luxury SUVs are morphing into soft-riding behemoths with sharply raked rooflines and limited off-road ability, the 2017 Toyota Land Cruiser SUV remains true to its 60-year-old roots. The Land Cruiser's body-on-frame construction, powerful V8 engine and 8,500-pound tow rating make it one of the more capable full-size SUVs, and its single, well-equipped model formula helps it undercut comparably equipped luxury models like the Mercedes-Benz GLS and Land Rover Range Rover. In fact, so admired is the Land Cruiser that many consider it a luxury SUV on par with Lexus and Infiniti." -- Kelley Blue Book

Pros
Formidable off-road abilities
Long list of standard features
Elegant, comfortable interior

Cons
Poor fuel economy
Cargo space isn't as user-friendly as some rivals

By: 
cars.usnews.com

A legend in its own time, the Toyota Land Cruiser is as much a throwback to the past as it is a showcase for Toyota's engineering prowess.

An update last year brought the Land Cruiser more in tune with the times, both inside and out.
For an 8,600 lb vehicle, the Land Cruiser handles better than you may expect.

Its Lexus LX cousin is certainly swankier, but the Land Cruiser is exceptionally comfortable inside.

The Land Cruiser offers all of the expected safety tech, but it has not been crash tested.
The Land Cruiser lavishes with off road tech, even though buyers may not use it.

If you're looking for an eco-friendly vehicle, this isn't the one for you.

Pros
Remarkably good handling
Silky powertrain
Isolated, silent feel
Tremendous off road capability

Cons
Astronomically expensive
Lexus LX 570 is only slightly pricier
Not as luxurious as it should be inside

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2018 Chevrolet Traverse gets a much needed makeover that helps make the big crossover look more premium this time around.

Pros
Bolder style
More upscale exterior
New High Country trim
Efficient 9-speed automatic

Cons
Cargo room is comparable to last gen
How will turbo-4 power work?
Where does Tahoe fit?
Interior a little bland

By: 
thecarconnection.com

We think the LT Cloth with the Convenience and Driver Confidence package (which is standard on the all-wheel-drive version) will give you everything you need. Between the LT's basic upgrades and the option package's suite of useful safety features, the LT Cloth strikes a good balance between cost and livability.

Pros
Generous room for passengers in all three rows
Feature-rich standard infotainment system

Cons
Some safety features only available on top trims

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2018 Chevrolet Traverse ranked #9 in Midsize SUVs. Currently the Chevrolet Traverse has a score of 8.3 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 12 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Roomy, versatile seats
Lots of standard tech
Spacious cargo area
Carlike handling and ride quality

Cons
Unexciting driving dynamics

By: 
usnews.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
13.00mpg
17.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
18.00mpg
25.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
32
24
Cylinders: 
8
V
6
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
5.70L
3.60L
Torque: 
401ft-lbs
at 3 600rpm
260ft-lbs
at 2 800rpm
Horsepower: 
381hp
at 5 600rpm
305hp
at 6 800rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
38.70Feet
39.00Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
no
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
yes
yes
Side view Camera: 
yes
yes
On steering wheel: 
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
More in Convenience: 
Universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)
Keyless Ignition
Cooled Storage Compartment
Universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)
Hands-Free Calling
Roadside Assistance
Concierge Service
Destination guidance (also Turn-by-Turn Navigation)*
Destination Download*

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
194.90in
204.30in
Width: 
77.90in
78.60in
Height: 
74.00in
70.70in
Ground Clearance: 
8.90in
Front Track: 
64.60in
67.30in
Rear Track: 
64.40in
67.00in
Wheel Base: 
112.20in
120.90in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
38.30
39.60
Rear Head Room: 
38.90
39.00
Front Leg Room: 
42.90in
41.00in
Rear leg room: 
34.40in
39.00in
Front Hip Room: 
59.40in
58.10in
Front Shoulder Room: 
61.00in
62.10in
Rear Hip Room: 
58.60in
56.90in
Rear Shoulder room: 
61.10in
62.20in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
81.70cu.ft
98.50cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
8100lbs
5000lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
16.10cu.ft
23.00cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
30.00degrees
Angle of Departure: 
20.00degrees
Curb Weight: 
5765.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
yes
More Instruments: 

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
Remote keyless power door locks
Heated Mirrors
Reverse tilt dual mirrors provides curb view when vehicle in reverse
4 one-touch power windows
2 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
Multi-level heating passenger seat
8 -way power passenger seat
10 -way power driver seat
Passenger seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Multi-level heating driver seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Height adjustable driver seat
Height adjustable passenger seat
Bucket front seats
Ventilated Driver Seat
Ventilated Passenger Seat
Multi-level heating passenger seat
6 -way power passenger seat
8 -way power driver seat
Passenger seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Multi-level heating driver seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Height adjustable driver seat
Height adjustable passenger seat
Premium leather
Bucket front seats
Ventilated Driver Seat
Ventilated Passenger Seat
2 -Way Manual Passenger Seat Adjustment
Rear Seats Features: 
Split-folding rear seatback
Reclining rear seats
Folding with storage center armrest
Manual folding split-bench third row seats
Rear ventilation ducts with fan control
Folding rear seatback
Reclining rear seats
Folding center armrest
Power Folding Bench Third Row Seats
Rear ventilation ducts with fan control
Multi-Level Heating

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front stabilizer bar
Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
rear stabilizer bar
Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
Front independent suspension
Four-wheel independent suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Cooled storage compartment
Simulated wood and simulated alloy trim on dash
Front and rear reading lights
Leather and simulated wood steering wheel
Heated steering wheel
Turn signal in mirrors
Electrochromatic inside rearview mirror
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Sun sensor
Heated steering wheel
Turn signal in mirrors
Electrochromatic inside rearview mirror
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
D-Optic LED headlamps

Entertainment

DVD player: 
yes
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
yes
no
More Entertainment: 
14 total speakers
USB connection
Diversity antenna
JBL premium brand stereo system
JBL premium brand speakers
Separate rear audio
605 watts stereo output
AM/FM stereo
Satellite radio satellite radio
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
1 subwoofer(s)
Audio and video remote control
3 Months of provided satellite radio service
Radio data system
Element antenna
Bose premium brand speakers
Apple CarPlay
10 total speakers
7- and 8-inch-diagonal MyLink infotainment system
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
1 subwoofer(s)
3 Months of provided satellite radio service
Radio data system
USB connection

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Privacy glass
Intermittent rear wiper
Variable intermittent rain sensing wipers
Privacy glass
Power opening rear quarter windows
Roof rack
Variable intermittent wipers
Privacy glass
Intermittent rear wiper
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
18 x 8.0 in
20 in
Wheels more: 
All season tires
Underbody mounted spare tire
Fullsize matching spare tire
Alloy spare wheel
All season tires
Underbody mounted spare tire
Temporary spare tire
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
285.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
60
Diameter: 
R18
Width: 
255.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R20

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Front ventilated disc brakes
Front ventilated disc brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
rear ventilated disc brakes
rear ventilated disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Pre-collision safety system
High pressure washers headlamps
Xenon high intensity discharge headlamp
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Remote anti-theft alarm system
High pressure washers headlamps
2 front headrests
3 rear headrests
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Rear center 3-point belt
Front seatbelt pretensioners
Turn signal mirrors
Stability control
Electronic brakeforce distribution
Rear height adjustable headrests
Post-collision safety system
Passenger head restraint whiplash protection system
Emergency Service*
Airbag Deployment Notification*
Stolen Vehicle Tracking/Assistance*
Emergency Assistance Kit
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Front seatbelt pretensioners
Turn signal mirrors
Rear fixed headrests
Post-collision safety system
Emergency Service*
Airbag Deployment Notification*
Stolen Vehicle Tracking/Assistance*
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
Pre-Collision Safety System

Options

Packages: 
Preferred Accessory Package
Four Season Floor Mat Package
Interior Protection Package
Cargo Package
"Hit The Road" Package
Rear Seat Infotainment System W/Out DVD Player
Premium Carpet Mat Package
Rear Seat Infotainment System W/DVD Player
Floor Liner Package
Exterior Options: 
Special Paint
Paint Protection Film
Alloy Wheel Locks
Painted Body Color Front And Rear Splash Guards
Keyless Entry Keypad
Wheel Locks
Roof Rack Cross Rails
Front License Plate Bracket Mounting Package
Interior Options: 
Cargo Net
All-Weather Floor Mats and Cargo Mat
Cargo Tote
Carpet Mats w/Cargo Mat
Carpet Mats
Wireless Headphones
Carpet Floor Mats and Cargo Mat
Connectivity Package (4 Piece)
Terra Semi-Aniline Perforated Leather Interior
Protective Seat Cover
Universal Tablet Holders
Horizontal Cargo Net

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Black, premium leather
#434343
Terra, premium leather
#34261F
Color: 
Dark Titanium / Light Titanium, premium cloth
#99938D