oyota LC V8 – 7 Seater Cars
The Toyota Land Cruiser V8 (Toyota LC V8) is a 4×4 7 seater. Toyota has a long history of land cruiser production, dating back to the early 1950s. The Toyota LC V8 is one of the larger 7 Seaters available to buy, it is closely related to the current Toyota LC3, LC4 and LC5 ranges. There is a generous cabin area for all seven seats.
Toyota LC V8 – Purchase Price
The Toyota LC V8 is a relatively expensive 4×4 7 seater. Toyota itself calls it the king of all roads. The on the road price is between £56,165 and £58,110. This vehicle comes with a 4.5 D-4D V8 automatic as standard.
Toyota LC V8 – Servicing Costs
A full car service for the Toyota LC V8 costs £195. An interim service costs £130. A full service plus MOT costs £230. An interim service plus MOT costs £165. A one-year guaranteed MOT costs £59. A three-year guaranteed MOT costs £119. It is always advisable to check prices with your local service provider when the time comes. The currently listed costs were checked online at a major national car service provider.
Toyota LC V8 – C02 Emissions
Consistent with its image as a spacious, top of the price range MPV, the Toyota LC V8 is a relatively high CO2 emitter. The LC V8 is CO2 combined mass emission level stands at 270 g/km. CO2 emissions of 100 g/km or less are considered the most environmentally friendly. The Toyota Verso, a compact 7 seater, is a greener choice, with a combined CO2 mass emission level of 158 g/km. Of course, those choosing the Toyota LC V8 are likely to do so for the space and comfort it affords.
Toyota LC V8 – Car Tax (VED)
The Toyota LC V8 falls within car tax band (VED) M. This is the top car tax band, with an annual cost of £950 in the 2010/2011 tax year. Car taxes generally rise year by year. The showroom tax is the tax rate paid in the first year of owning a Toyota LC V8 is £950.
Toyota LC V8 – Fuel Consumption (MPG)
In terms of fuel consumption, the Toyota LC V8 achieves an urban mpg rate of 23.5. The extra mpg rate is 31. The combined mpg rate is 27.7. The fuel tank capacity is 93 litres.
Toyota LC V8 – Accessories
Accessories sold by Toyota with the LC V8 7 seater car include the Toyota Premium In-Car Entertainment Pack, costing £1,950; Homelink technology, allowing you to automatically operate up to three home systems such as electronic gates or your garage doors; an electronic tracker system in case your vehicle is stolen; a hands free phone kit and a cool box.
Toyota LC V8 – Safety Features
Safety features include airbags, child proof locks, energy absorbing crumple zones on the rear and side, side impact beams on all side doors, vehicle stability control and traction control.
Toyota LC V8 – Performance
The Toyota LC V8 performs strongly on the road; it achieves 0-62 miles per hour in 8.2 seconds and has a top speed of 130 miles per hour.
Toyota LC V8 – Insurance Group
The Toyota LC V8 falls within insurance group 19. This is one of the highest insurance bands for a seven-seated vehicle. Vehicle insurance bands range from one to twenty.
Toyota LC V8 – Conclusion
In all, the Toyota LC V8 is a family friendly MPV combining strong on and off-road performance. The multi-purpose vehicle (MPV) is produced by Toyota, a Japanese car company: www.toyota.co.uk.