Toyota LandCruiser 200 Mark II 4.5L Twin-Turbo Diesel VX
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Toyota LandCruiser 200 Mark II 4.5L Twin-Turbo Diesel VX (2012-2024)

 VerifiedAlso referred to as: Toyota LandCruiser 200 Mark II 4.5L Twin-Turbo Diesel VX 2023 and Toyota LandCruiser 200 Mark II 4.5L Twin-Turbo Diesel VX 2025.
Toyota LandCruiser 200 Mark II 4.5L Twin-Turbo Diesel VX
3.9

37 reviews

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73%11%16%

Build Quality
4.5
Value for Money
3.8
Cleaning & Maintenance
4.3
Noise Level
4.0
Braking
4.5
Acceleration / Power
4.0
Gear Shifting
4.5
Suspension
4.7
Fuel Efficiency
2.5
Handling
4.0
Interior Design
3.5
Boot Size
5.0
Comfort
3.8
Features
3.3

Reviews

37 reviews
judy1954
judy1954Metropolitan Adelaide, SA9 posts
  LandCruiser 200 Mark II 4.5L Twin-Turbo Diesel VX

New Car Old Technology

Toyota maps in this car are stone age. Put in a destination. some Streets DO NOT exist. Get Google maps on your phone, and there is the address. Want a map update. OH! That is going to cost you. I paid $130 k for this 200 series, and Toyota still want more. The maps where out of date when the car was new.

Now the new Toyota Connect App does not even have my car listed. Show details

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Rob
RobSydney, NSW9 posts
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Mazzab
MazzabSouth East Queensland, QLD22 posts
  LandCruiser 200 Mark II 4.5L Twin-Turbo Diesel VX

2016 VX Cruiser - right hand drive shaft broken

Bought this vehicle new to tow caravan. Overrated and over priced! However worst of all, (hence the rating) with just 36000 km on the clock, the right-hand drive shaft broke, the rubber seal was split and the vehicle was not going anywhere, other than, on the back of a tilt tray truck! This is definitely a "not happy Jan" moment! I am given to understand that we are not the only owners to have this problem recently! Are there any other disillusioned owners who have had a similar experience with the right-hand drive shaft on their cruiser?

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all terrain driver
all terrain driverPerth, WA13 posts
  LandCruiser 200 Mark II 4.5L Twin-Turbo Diesel VX

Large SUV

Used most days around city with regular trips to the Southwest and across paddocks. Standard tyres useless in an slippery conditions, should be offered selection of tyres at purchase. Tows medium sized camper trailer without effort or noticeable steering affect with good braking (assisted by Electric trailer brakes). Limited legroom in second row and third row has your knees up fairly high although almost as much thigh room as the second row. Fuel consumption climbs steeply above 90kph. Should have Android and apple carplay as well as a better Gps which was out of date on purchase.
A very easy mechanism to remove the Third row of seats would be valuable. Show details
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Tim
Tim
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comfortable highway cruiser and excellent tow vehicle BUT

comfortable highway cruiser and excellent tow vehicle. have to pay way too much for way too little. basic inclusions - no seat heaters, accessory plug in rear ,lumber support adjustment, stereo controls steering wheel and poor standard insulation. high depreciation
I would rather go off road in my old 75 troopy Show details
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Tom
Tomadelaide4 posts
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Ben
Ben2 posts
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The best family 4x4 vehicle

Toyota landcruiser 200 vx very comfortable vehicle my kids loves it in every trip. Quite cabin and torquey engine. The stock suspension is amazing. Drive it off road and it will just take it easy with the help of its traction control you don't need differential locker in my opinion.

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Lindan
LindanMelbourne5 posts
  LandCruiser 200 Mark II 4.5L Twin-Turbo Diesel VX

If you can afford one, buy one

What a beast of a vehicle

Pulls like a train

Plenty of room, nice and comfy and suites a large variety purposes

Would recommend the LC 200 to anyone with pockets deep enough to hold the cash you need to buy one

The Sahara was on my wish list but the VX was what we ended up buying and are very happy

We’ll be pulling a 3t van around our great country soon and will let you know how we (and the cruiser) go

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Paul Lawton
Paul LawtonSydney3 posts
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Evelyn
Evelyn15 posts
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Nearly a 5 star rating

I have owned other 4x4 before but this one is the best one yet but is just a bit heavy on fuel consumption average 14.5l/100klms not loaded and 18.6l/100klms towing a 2.6 ton caravan. The suspension is a bit soft for towing poly airbags and load levelers made a massive improvement.

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Harry
HarrySouthern and Hills, SA5 posts
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Best car I have ever had

The heading states it all, love my VX 200 series landcruiser. It's smooth and uses far less fuel than it could for a car of its size. Perhaps the only bad thing would be that I needed to upgrade the suspension to tow. It sagged in the back with standard suspension.

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Carlos
Carlos
  LandCruiser 200 Mark II 4.5L Twin-Turbo Diesel VX

2016 landcruiser vibration

Mine is the VX with vibration through steering wheel amplified when towing and fatigues the body, absolutely disgraceful for any car especially their flagship vehicle. Has been back in total they have probably had it for 20 days back and forth, electrical issues engine cut our on freeway The worst car i have ever owned cannot wait to finish my 2yr lease. Toyota have tried to fix it but cant and like the other writer was told tough its just what landcruiser does. My y62 patrol is streets ahead a better vehicle gave that to my wife enjoy it so much when im back in that.

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Gary C
Gary C10 posts
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NNair
NNairCountry NSW150 posts
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Great family wagon

Family of 5 comfort. Great on road and lots of handy features. We live in country nsw and on the highway beats kluger. Fuel us was 11.7 but early days yet. Good reach and comfort for main driver, lots of controls on wheel and feels solid in road. Great car pity all taxes add

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ENDURANCE RIDER
ENDURANCE RIDERSouth East Queensland, QLD10 posts
  LandCruiser 200 Mark II 4.5L Twin-Turbo Diesel VX

Landcruiser 20 Vx Model

I traded my LC 200 Anniversary Edition which had 66,000K on the clock.

So I have now purchased the VX model, which has a lot more Bells and Whistles.

Again Toyota LandCruisers are absolutely Awesome Machines.

Do they have a downside, yes they are difficult to park in tight car parks. But that is a small negative compared to the magnificent on road performance.

I use the LC200 VX to tow my 2 Horse Float with Kitchen and bed etc. it goes up the challenging steep Toowoomba Range like it has nothing on the back.

I always feel secure in the car with and without the Horse Float.

Final word Absolutely Amazing Machine, which have amazing resale value.

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Questions & Answers

Justin W.
Justin W. · LandCruiser 200 Mark II 4.5L Twin-Turbo Diesel VX (2012-2024)

Good afternoon, I’ve just recently purchased a 2017 model Toyota land cruiser wagon. It’s been done up quite significantly with aftermarket boost gauges on the right hand pillar of the truck when I get hundred it can get right up to 25 psi of boost just wanting to know is this a sign that it has been tuned or how can I tell if the car has been tuned or is this a normal?

Darryl H.
Darryl H.  

Why o Why!!!! Justin would you worry about more power as they bloody go like tha clappers anyway,of course its been played with and you are gunna end up with is a blown motor

LaurieE
LaurieE · LandCruiser 200 Mark II 4.5L Twin-Turbo Diesel VX (2012-2024)

How do I stop the reversing sensors from alarming when I have a caravan and cables connected.?

Darryl H.
Darryl H.  

A button on left side of steering wheel

Darryl H.
Darryl H.  

As above

LaurieE
LaurieE  

Thanks Darryl H. I'll go take a look.

Dave
Dave · LandCruiser 200 Mark II 4.5L Twin-Turbo Diesel VX (2012-2024)

I have a 4/2014 manufactured 200 series VX, (odo 28,000 Kms) as we primarily use it for going bush towing a van. The Sat nav came standard with the VX series (also GXL & Sahara) and is TOYOTA Branded. We have ongoing issues with the Sat nav “unable to locate the satellite.”
This is a perplexing issue as around town (Metropolitan Perth, WA), it just cannot find the satellite. But when we go out in the bush, after a day or so day, it is quite able to find the satellite and lock on to it and is reliable.
We had put up with it for a while and on a recent visit for a service to the TOYOTA dealership, where we bought it from new, were told quite directly on the phone by the Service Dept that we had “added it on and it was an option.” I have the original TOYOTA brochure (at home) that shows it came as standard but they would not accept that.
They rang me and wanted to start taking the dashboard to pieces until I said quite plainly NO!.
If it works out of town and worked without issue for several years in the metro area, it doesn’t need the dash pulled apart to diagnose.
Any clues to why? and is there any software/map updates that can be done and if so, how?
Thanks kindly.
Dave

Darryl H.
Darryl H.  
Dave
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Stewart P.
Stewart P.  

GPS is for onroad only and never should be relied on for offroad. Unfortunately even the latest update is years out of date. You would be better off looking towards the aftermarket for a solution.

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Starting Price $110,718$99,483$132,768$87,198
TransmissionAutomaticAutomaticAutomaticAutomatic
Drive TypeFour Wheel Drive (4WD)Four Wheel Drive (4WD)Four Wheel Drive (4WD)Four Wheel Drive (4WD)
Fuel TypeDieselDieselDieselDiesel
Wheels18" Alloy17" Alloy18" Alloy17" Steel
ANCAP Safety Rating5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars
Fuel Consumption9.5 L/100km9.5 L/100km9.5 L/100km9.5 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 138 L138 L138 L138 L
Engine8 Cylinder 4.5L Twin-Turbo Diesel8 Cylinder 4.5L Twin-Turbo Diesel8 Cylinder 4.5L Twin-Turbo Diesel8 Cylinder 4.5L Twin-Turbo Diesel
Engine Code1VD-FTV1VD-FTV1VD-FTV1VD-FTV
Max Power200kW @ 3600rpm200 @ 3600rpm200kW @ 3000rpm200W @ 3600rpm
Max Torque650-1600Nm @ 2600rpm650-1600Nm @ 2600650-1600Nm @ 2600rpm650Nm @ 1600-2600rpm
Country of ManufactureJapanJapanJapanJapan
Phone Connectivity3.5mm Aux Port, Bluetooth and USBBluetooth and USB3.5mm Aux Port, Bluetooth and USBBluetooth and USB
Security FeaturesImmobilizerImmobilizerImmobilizerImmobilizer
RoofSunroofSunroofSunroof
Maximum Towing Capacity (braked)3,500 kg3,500 kg3,500 kg3,500 kg
Maximum Towing Capacity (unbraked)750 kg750 kg750 kg750 kg
Manufacturer Warranty3 year(s)3 year(s)3 year(s)3 year(s)
Headlights
Headlight FeaturesAuto High-Beam DipAuto High-Beam Dip
Safety Features
CamerasFront and RearFront and Rear
Cruise ControlAdaptive (ACC)
Parking SensorsFront and RearFront and RearFront and Rear
Hazard PerceptionForward Collision Warning
Lane AssistanceLane Departure Warning (LDW)
Dimensions
Kerb Weight2,740 kg2,740 kg2,740 kg2,640 kg
Ground Clearance235 mm235 mm235 mm235 mm
Driver Information
Built-In Navigation SystemYesYesYesYes
Digital Radio (DAB+)YesYesYes
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