4×4 Magazine has awarded Toyota’s Land Cruiser and RAV4.
This famous British media resource brings the latest news from around the world, essential buying and practical information on the most popular 4×4 (four-wheel-drive) vehicles and pickups. Every year it selects the winners of its 4×4 of the Year Awards.
Toyota Land Cruiser
In 2019, the Toyota Land Cruiser won the Sustainability Award. The model has become a winner not for fuel economy, low emissions or recyclability – the familiar points, when it comes to “sustainability”, – but for year after year reliable service and matchless longevity.
It is a world-class well-maintained vehicle that will rarely need new parts. All that points to a tiny whole-life carbon footprint, in opinion of 4×4 Magazine’s editors.
The automaker uses the Land Cruiser it is latest developments as part of the new Toyota Professional light commercial vehicle (LCV) range.
The current starting prices at dealerships are:
- £49,845 (UK),
- €63,740 (Germany),
- $85,315 (USA, the 2020 model).
The new Toyota RAV4 Hybrid, in its turn, has got the title of the Best Medium SUV from 4×4 Magazine.
The model is a clear market leader with pleasant interior and exterior. It is good-to-drive, efficient and practical.
A “natural feel” in the steering and composed suspension add to the positives, together with the ability of automatical switch to all-electric power whenever possible.
The price / quality ratio is optimal for the model. The RAV4 offers “a lot of kit for your money”.
The current official starting prices are:
- £32,190 (UK),
- €35,190 (Germany),
- $28,100 (USA, the 2020 model)
Source: Toyota UK