Toyota has launched an all-new Kluger, large SUV in Australia – it is the fourth generation of this seven-seater.
Toyota’s two other models in this category, the bestselling Prado and the Fortuner are known for their off-road capabilities but the Kluger is clearly aimed as a comfortable vehicle for the family.
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The power train options are petrol based as Alan Zurvas from gaycarboys.com notes
You’ve got a diesel in product engine Fortuna. They don’t drive like this car. They drive like SUVs. So in this car, they’ve got around that lack of diesel, which was a criticism of previous generations, but giving it a hybrid, which I think is an even better option to a diesel because diesels have become less popular.
The hybrid powertrain is a four cylinder 2.5 litre petrol engine and an electric motor with a combined power output of 184kW.
Its fuel consumption is just 5.6 l/100km
Klugers are priced from around $47,650 to $75,400 plus on-roads
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|Running ground clearance||208mm|
|Approach angle||2WD petrol: 18.2 degrees
AWD petrol: 17.9 degrees
AWD hybrid: 18.1 degrees
|Departure angle||2WD petrol: 23.1 degrees
AWD petrol: 23.0 degrees
AWD hybrid: 22.7 degrees
|Maximum height||GX/GXL: 1212mm
Grande: 1190mm (without moonroof: 1150mm)
|Luggage volume (VDA) (up to the belt line)||3rd row up: 241 litres
3rd row down: 552 litres
2nd and 3rd row down: 1150 litres
|3.5-LITRE V6 PETROL ENGINE|
|Valve mechanism||DOHC 4-valve per cylinder, VVT-iW (Intake), VVT-i (Exhaust)|
|Bore x stroke||94mm x 83mm|
|Power||218kW @ 6600rpm|
|Torque||350Nm @ 4700rpm|
|Fuel system||D-4S port and direct injection|
|Min fuel octane||91 RON|
|Type||UA80E eight-speed automatic (2WD petrol)
UA80F eight-speed automatic (AWD petrol)
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