Toyota Land Cruiser 78 Specs

We chose the Toyota Land Cruiser 78 as our second overland vehicle for international travel in Africa and Central asia based on its proven reliability, inside livable space, capability, fuel range and Toyota's presence across the Africa and Asia. Below are the 2019 Land Cruiser 78 stock specs.


Designation: 1VD-FTV

Type: 4.5L turbo diesel engine

Valvetrain: DOHC, 32-valve

Displacement: 4,461 cc

Bore x Stroke: 86.0 (3.39 in) x 96.0 mm (3.78 in)

Compression Ratio: 16.8:1

Power-to-weight: 15.06:1 (kg:kW)

Horsepower: 151 kW (202 hp; 205 PS) @ 3400 rpm

Torque: 430 N⋅m (317 lb⋅ft) @ 1200-3200 rpm

Emission Certification: EURO 5

Fuel System: Common-rail type

Combustion: Turbocharger with intercooler

Cooling System: Water-cooled



Power efficiency: 14.11kW:L/100km

0-60km/h: 5.81 seconds

0-100km/h: 13.14 seconds

60-110km/h: 9.95 seconds

1/8 mile: 12.25 seconds at 97.2km/h

1/4 mile: 18.88 seconds at 121.8km/h

Max acceleration: 0.702g

100-0km/h braking: 3.80 seconds at 48.83 metres

Max deceleration: -1.053g

Decibel at idle: 60

Peak decibel at 60-100km/h: 87



Fuel Type: Diesel

Recommended Fuel: ?

Fuel Economy (city+highway combined): 11.7 l/100 km (19.8 mpg)

Fuel capacity: Dual fuel tank (90 liters each) (23.77 gallons each).180 liters total / 47.55 gallons



Front: Ventilated disc

Rear: Ventilated disc

Parking: Hand applied, hand released


Wheels and Tires

Wheel Type: Steel Wheel

Wheel Size: 16 x 6 in

Bolt Pattern: 5 x 150

Tire Size: P225/95 R16

Tire Type: AT

Spare Tire and Wheel: Full-size


Exterior Dimensions

Wheelbase: 2,980 mm / 117.32 in

Overall Length: 5,210 mm / 205.11 in

Overall Width: 1,790 mm / 70.47

Overall Height: 2,115 mm / 83.26 in

Front Track: 1,515 mm / 59.64 in

Rear Track: 1,420 mm / 55.90 in

Ground Clearance: 235 mm / 9.25 in

Approach Degree Angle: 35-degree

Departure Degree Angle: 25-degree

Water Wading Depth: 700 mm / 27.55 in

Coefficient of Drag: Terrible!


Standard Exterior Features

Chrome and painted front and rear bumpers

Front and rear mudflaps

Front and rear mudflaps

Aluminum side steps

Halogen headlamps

Front fog lamps

Air-intake snorkel

Over-fender flares

Chrome radiator grille

Chrome roof drip rails

Power antenna

Barn type 60/40 rear tailgate doors

Skid Plates on engine

Windshield wiper

Hood scoop


Drive type: Part-time rear-wheel drive/four-wheel drive, front and rear lockers

Transmission Type: 5-speed manual

Gear Ratios: 1st 4.529; 2nd 2.294; 3rd 1.490; 4th 1.000; 5th 0.75; Reverse 4.313

Transfer Gear Ratio: (H4/L4) 1.000/2.488

Driveline 4WD (4x4)



Front: Rigid live axle, leading arm, coil springs, dampers and anti-roll bar

Rear: Rigid live axle, semi-elliptic leaf springs, dampers



Steering system type: Hydraulic

Steering operation: Power steering

Turning Circle Diameter (kerb to kerb) (m): 13.6



Three-star Safety Rating

Anti-lock Brake System (ABS)

Standard with Electronic Brake Force Distribution (EBD)

Hill-start Assist Control (HAC)

Brake Assist (BA)

Vehicle Stability Control (VSC)

Active Traction Control (A-TRAC)

Energy-absorbing steering column

Driver and front passenger airbags

Side door impact protection beams

Driver and front passenger seatbelt pre-tensioners with force limiters

Driver seatbelt warning lamp

Door ajar warning lamp

Tire Pressure Monitor System (TPMS)

Driver and front passenger active headrests

Anti-theft alarm system with engine immobilizer


Weight and Capacities

Curb Weight: 2,255 kg / 4971 lbs

GVWR: 3,300 kg / 7,275 lbs

Payload: 935 kg / 2,061 lbs

Gross Combine Mass: 6,800 kg / 14,991 lbs

Towing Capacity: 3,500 kg / 7,716 lbs

Fuel Capacity: 180 liters / 47.55 gal

Engine Oil Capacity: 9.2 liters / 9.72 quart

Engine Oil Filter Capacity 1liter / 1.05 quart

Seating Capacity: 9


Standard Mechanical Features

Part-time 4WD system with Active Traction Control (A-TRAC)

Locking rear and front differentials

Coil-spring independent double-wishbone front suspension with stabilizer bar.

Coil-spring 4 link with lateral rod rear suspension with stabilizer bar

Power-assisted 4-wheel ventilated disc brakes with Multi-Terrain ABS

Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD) and Brake Assist

Integrated weight carrying Tow Hitch Receiver

Full-size spare


Standard Interior Features

Bucket front seats (2 seats)

Front bucket seats and second-row bench seat

Textured vinyl seat

Vinyl door panels

Floor carpet

Air conditioning

Glove box

Bottle holder

AM/FM radio with MP3 compatible / CD player

3.5” AUX input for portable audio player

Bluetooth connectivity

2 speakers

Front guard mounted antenna

Security coded audio



Warranty is three years or 100,000 km / 60,000 mi

Services every six months or 10,000 km / 6,000 mi

Unlimited-mileage Corrosion Perforation