Toyota LandCruiser Sahara trip top the Snow

2018 Toyota LandCruiser Sahara front grill

On a recent trip to the snow we took the Toyota LandCruiser Sahara to tame the wilds of Thredbo.

There were three of us with luggage and ski gear so the huge boot area was appreciated. The fold down third row seats are both intrusive and antiquated though. The boot swallowed all the luggage with ease.

With front and rear heated seats and climate controlled 4 zone A/C we never felt the cold at all.

The 4.5L V8 turbo diesel engine ensured we cruised in comfort and the full time 4WD system not only provided a level of safety it also meant we never needed to be bothered with snow chains.

While many AWD SUV’s will do the same there is a feeling you get when cruising along in such a beast. It’s no wonder Australians have bought so many of them over the years although it is showing its age now.

Priced at just over $124,396 plus the usual costs it is definitely on my shopping list. I would buy one tomorrow and have owned a couple of Cruisers in my time.

I’m Rob Fraser

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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.