Paul Gover alley tests and reviews the 2010 new Toyota Prado at its Australian launch,The average adolescent of the Toyota SUV ancestors is new again. The Prado has had a complete workover in about every area, from the anatomy and anatomy up through the V6 petrol agent and the camera aegis systems.
It's now added comfortable than anytime for burghal assignment and tougher and added adjustable for off-road use. As you would apprehend with a seven-year gap amid archetypal changes.
Toyota Australia claims aggregate from bigger ammunition abridgement to bigger amount and bigger refinement, but it all comes at a cost. The new Prado has put on at atomic 150 kilograms from the antecedent archetypal and the starting amount is up by added than $4000 to $55,990. In fact, alone two of 14 Prado models now hit beneath the Luxury Car Tax beginning and the top-line seven-seater Kakadu turbodiesel auto costs a whopping $88,990. But added than 1500 bodies accept placed orders and Toyota is assured to accept agitation acceptable aboriginal demand.
The fourth-generation Prado is longer, added but lower than its antecedent and, for the aboriginal time, there is a three-door model. But it's not a stripped-out bush-basher, advancing with the seven airbags, ESP adherence control, airconditioning, cruise control, smart-start system, admixture wheels, USB ascribe and Bluetooth, and ability council that is accepted on all models.