Now known as the J80 series, another major overhaul was given to the iconic SUV including a rounder shape and the introduction of leather to cover each of the seats inside. The icon also became full time four wheel drive instead of part-time, some parts of the world such as Australia received the latter.
In an effort for Toyota to draw in the sales around the world, they added in heaps of new features including a cool box mounted in the centre console. Over the years, many new revolutionary features had been implemented and stuck with the vehicle to this day.
Up front, Toyota lettering was dropped in favour for a simple brand logo in 1995. In the same year, airbags were added for both the driver and passenger as was Anti-lock braking or ABS. Many special editions launched around the world all with varying options.
The inline four-cylinder motor was dropped with only the six-cylinder model left to power all four wheels while mated to an automatic or manual gearbox with either petrol or diesel pumping through its veins.
During this time, Toyota hit two million worldwide sales of the Land Cruiser.
In 1996, to prove just how capable the SUV was, Toyota entered two unmodified versions of the vehicle into the legendary Dakar Rally in which they finished first and second which inevitably pushed sales.
Looking to buy a used Toyota Land Cruiser for sale in Dubai, UAE for this generation? Prices start at AED 20,000
1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2007 Toyota Land Cruiser for sale in Dubai
Now entering the J100 era, the V8 petrol motor returned once again mated to either an automatic or manual transmission. The V6 engine remained an option with a slight increase in power and fuel economy.
Toyota also took the time to smooth out the vehicle's design to keep the car relevant in the market. Continuing to battle rivals, it also served as a base for the ultra luxurious Lexus LX series.
J100 version rolled on a larger chassis than previous generations, yet a load of features were carried over. The central compartment received a major overhaul for a more user-friendly experience and in later models equipment such as Bluetooth and navigation could be obtained from the dealer. Rear entertainment packages also started to gain momentum within various markets especially the GCC as it is a go to four wheel drive for those with a large family.
Numerous safety features joined the mix including parking sensors which made the parking process much easier.
In 2000, Toyota celebrated 50 years of production and had built a record 3.62 million Land Cruisers that had been sold around the world.
Looking to buy a used Toyota Land Cruiser for sale in Dubai, UAE for this generation? Prices start at AED 28,000
2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015 Toyota Land Cruiser for sale in Dubai
After a ten year run with an ageing body, Toyota launched the J200 Land Cruiser. Sporting a reworked exterior including new lights, rim choices and interior options.The success levels retained with the likes of NATO using it as their go-to vehicle when talking rough terrain.
When it hit the market, an array of new features was added including keyless entry and start, multi-zone climate control, 10-airbags, multi offroad selector, reverse camera, cooled front seats, Blu-ray player and many other advanced features. Options from previous generations trickled their way into this model to provide an unbeatable package.
In the Middle East, the V6 and V8 motor were retained mated to the familiar automatic gear and for those wanting extra control can opt for a manual transmission instead. A multitude of trims are available including VXR, GXR, EXR and a handful of others.
Looking for a 2014 Toyota Land Cruiser for sale in Dubai? Prices start at AED 110,000
2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019 Toyota Land Cruiser in Dubai
2016 models kept the previous body shape and added a new bonnet with a unique design along with a new grille and lights. These model years serve as a facelift more than a next-generation vehicle.
The cabin also received an overhaul. New rear TV screens with HD properties are available in each of the front headrests and new upholstery hides depending on the trim level. Engines and gearboxes remain identical with similar outputs.
2017 Models bring along unique features including a rear spoiler with a LED brake light, new trim pieces and app access from smartphones enabling users to lock, unlock and start their vehicles from their smartphone. A new base model is ushered in as well known as Safari.
Looking for a 2016 Toyota Land Cruiser for sale in Dubai? Prices start at AED 178,000