Toyota Prado Diesel Is A 12.5 KMPL Churning Rugged 4×4

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After a lapse of 7 years, Toyota has reintroduced Prado Diesel with a smaller but more efficient 2800cc D4D turbo charged engine succeeding vulnerable 3.0 1KZ engine. The new engine has substantial hike in power and torque. Toyota has revealed ‘Global Diesel’ (GD, or more formally 1GD-FTV) 2.8-litre engine in to market boasting 450Nm (auto, 420Nm for the manual) and 130kW. The company has also announced that the Euro-5 compliant engine will be coupled to either a six-speed manual or a six-speed automatic transmission combination yielding significantly improved combined-cycle fuel consumption of 7.9L/100km (manual) or 8.0L/100km (auto) achieving net fuel economy gain of 10 per cent for the manual, 5.9 per cent for the auto.

With the extra ratio of the automatic transmission and the tuning of the direct-injected, common-rail engine, the Prado’s drive-ability will be enhanced – with improved acceleration available from “just above idle” and through to the mid-range.

NVH suppression is a leap forward from the 3.0-litre engine, with the adoption of a chain, to drive the DOHC valve gear (in lieu of a belt) and a counterbalance shaft.

The new Prado engine is better in every way – more power and torque, better fuel economy and reliability, and advanced smoothness and quiet operation.

Higher engine outputs make it easier to drive, especially with new levels of low-down torque that promote strong traction, acceleration and pulling power when needed. In addition, the impressively quiet and smooth engine results in a more comfortable atmosphere in the cabin.

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The cabin has also been considerably improved. Besides major facelift in 2013, new Prado comes in a complete beige dashboard trim giving openness in the room.


The three trims available are; TX-GDJ, a 7 seat fabric basic model; a TXL- GDJ model with leather seats and top of line TZG-GDJ, with air suspension and leather trim.

Approximate cost of brand new basic TX GDJ, 2015 model will be Rs12m inclusive of all taxes.


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  1. Asad says

    Good Day,

    I am Syed Asad Ullah, Senior Sales Executive in ICM Japan(Used Car Exporter)
    we export cars in more than 45 countries of the world including Pakistan,
    If you are interested to import this car or any cars or need information that how to import cars from Japan then please let me know,
    Via Email [email protected]

    Thank You,


    Syed Asad Ullah

  2. Ubaid says

    well look bro the price of this car is more than 45 or 48 Lac i guess
    but my point is we are not getting more features and applications for Car

  3. Khalid says

    @ brig zubair hashmi
    Prado 2003 3400cc is this model and would it be advisable to buy a well maintained jeep. Any comments/ advise..regards

  4. Ahtesham says

    Good, But you don’t have branch office in Pakistan so hence nobody would like to take risk to transfer amount to purchase direct card from Japan 🙂

  5. Asad says


    This is not True, who told you that

    Currently we are working over 40 to 45 countries and each country we have our Branch office in it,

    in Pakistan we have office in Karachi,if you want more details just Contact me through VIA email [email protected]

    Thank you
    Syed AsadUllah

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