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2010 Toyota Land Cruiser vs. Its Competition

 
2010 Toyota Land Cruiser 4-door 4WD (Natl) Angular Front Exterior View
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The 2010 Toyota Land Cruiser is the real deal.

It has earned its reputation for durability and off-road prowess.

Accordingly, the Land Cruiser's closest rival is the even more storied Land Rover Range Rover, offering a similar package of off-road ability, on-road composure and a high feature set.

The Range Rover's luxury feel certainly outmatches the Land Cruiser's, and arguably offers a better value.

Mercedes-Benz's GL550 is another potential alternative, with more civilized handling and ride in town as a trade-off for slightly less off-road ability.

The GL550's third-row seating is a definite improvement over the Land Cruiser's jump seat arrangement.

Finally, there's Lexus's mechanically similar LX 570, which offers a more luxurious spec for a similar price to a fully equipped Land Cruiser, though it's not as well-suited to the off-road duty the Land Cruiser might see.

The Lexus dealership owner experience and the wide range of high-tech features might be worth the trade-off, however.

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The 2010 Toyota Land Cruiser has a stellar, well-deserved reputation for off-road performance. On-road, the Land Cruiser falls far short of fantastic.
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The 2010 Land Rover Range Rover is a bit pricey, but it delivers a lot of value, too.
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The 2010 Lexus LX 570 won't turn heads like a Range Rover or an Escalade, but it is a high-tech and worthy choice.
MSRP From  
$65,970$78,425$76,905
Gas Mileage  
13 MPG City / 18 MPG Hwy12 MPG City / 18 MPG Hwy12 MPG City / 18 MPG Hwy
Engine  
Gas V8Gas V8Gas V8
EPA Class  
Sport Utility Vehicle4WD Sport Utility Vehicle4WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Style Name  
4-Door 4WD (SE)4WD 4-Door HSE4WD 4-Door
Drivetrain  
Four Wheel Drive4-Wheel Drive4-Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity  
858
Passenger Doors  
N/AN/AN/A
Body Style  
Sport Utility4 Door4 Door SUV
Transmission  
Automatic w/ODAutomatic w/ODAutomatic
 
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