Its off road capabilities are meant to impress, its highway driving is comfortable and smooth and it comes equipped with a powerful engine under the hood for sizeable towing capacity. The 2008 Toyota Land Cruiser fits the bill when it comes to a versatile and highly capable SUV. It’s offered in a four door, 4WD model with a 381 horsepower 5.7-liter gas-powered V8 mated to a 6-speed overdrive-enabled automatic transmission under the hood. Inside, the Land Cruiser seats up to eight passengers, with navigation, heated seats, Satellite radio and traction control as standard.Read more Read less
Toyota's big Land Cruiser sport-utility vehicle has been completely redesigned for 2008, with a stronger V8 engine and six-speed automatic transmission, a stronger frame, redesigned front suspension, a new Kinetic Dynamic Suspension System, and Crawl Control, an electronic aid that helps make demanding off-road situations safer and smoother. With about two inches more length and an inch more width, the new Land Cruiser is about the same size as the model it replaces, with space for eight in three rows of seating. The new Land Cruiser is available in eight exterior colors, including the new Amazon Green Metallic, a Land Cruiser exclusive.
Off-road capability; interior space and comfort; safety; towing capability; reputation for toughness.
The Toyota Land Cruiser has a long-established reputation for being a model that stands up to some of the world's toughest environments. With more power, a redesigned suspension, and more attention to noise and vibration, the 2008 model is more pleasant and responsive on-road, while the new Crawl Control system allows it to be even more capable off-road. The Land Cruiser's interior is roomy, comfortable, and safe, and with a maximum towing capacity of 8,500 pounds it's also one of the best choices for those who regularly tow.