Toyota LandCruiser Sahara 4WD 2021 Radio Review

Toyota LandCruiser Sahara 2020 profile

The latest LandCruiser Sahara was launched way back in 2015 and while it remains probably the most robust 4WD on the market it is showing its age in other areas. 

My first LandCruiser was a HJ60 Sahara bought in 1986 and the LandCruiser has remained a favourite ever since.

Yet Sahara competes in the prestige segment of the SUV market and as such the lack of some technology, safety and connectivity features is becoming obvious.

What is also obvious is the awesome 4WD capability, the powerful engine and for its size it handles reasonably well.

I simply love it and its faults. There is a special feeling you get cruising along the road in one of these and turn off the main road to the beach, fire trails, snow of further outback and the confidence of being able to take your family virtually anywhere and back safely is awesome.

It provides a relaxed, pleasant driving experience, is universally practical, it is great for families, outback tourers and true 4WD enthusiasts. It is expensive at around $125,000, plus the usual costs but represents pretty good value for money

Im Rob Fraser

2015 Toyota LandCruiser 200 Series Sahara

What is good!

  • Powerful diesel engine
  • Smooth ride and handling for a large 4WD
  • Towing and 4WD ability

What is not good!

  • Underslung spare tyre
  • High price
  • Fold up rear seats (simply ridiculous)

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Toyota LandCruiser Sahara 2020 rear

Model: Toyota LandCruiser 200 Sahara

  • Model Price: $124,396 MLP*
  • Engine: 5 L V8 DiD
  • Drivetrain: 4WD 6 speed auto
  • Power: 200 Kw @ 3,600 rpm
  • Torque: 650 Nm @ 1,600 – 2600 rpm
  • ANCAP Safety: 5 Star (2011)
  • CO2 Emissions: 250 g/km
  • Economy: (ADR comb) 9.5 L/100km
  • Tow Capacity Max: 3500 kg
  • Tow Ball Rating: 350 kg
  • Servicing: Capped Price
  • Warranty 5yr/Unlimited km with full roadside assist

*MLP – Manufacturers List Price includes GST and LCT but excluding statutory charges, dealer costs and dealer delivery. See your dealer for RDAP. Does not include price of any options.

Overall Rating      89/100

  • Behind the Wheel 9
  • Comfort 10
  • Equipment 8
  • Performance 8
  • Ride & Handling 9
  • Practicality 8
  • Fit for Purpose 9
  • Towing Ability 10
  • Off Road Ability 10
  • Value for Money 8

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Rob Fraser – General dogsbody & Director Rob is the founder of the business. He constantly mutters something about way too many red wines one evening being to blame. Often known for taking the 4WD in the driveway over the sports car, he has travelled pretty much everywhere in Australia and when he is bored goes for a drive. He first learned to drive on the farm in a left hand drive WW11 Jeep when he was 11, and was hooked on 4WDriving way back then. In addition to 4WD he is an avid motoring enthusiast and has maintained a strong interest in the industry ever since his teens. He has owned way too many cars in his time as well. Having previously lived at the top of corporate life he retired in 2000 and hasn’t put a suit and tie on since. Cars are his passion so why not have a business doing what you love he figures. He has towed either a caravan or camper trailer to most parts of Australia, has run guided tours for camper trailers’ and instructed drivers in off road towing.