Have the midlevel SE trim. The SE has a sport-tuned suspension for better handling. Don’t worry about a stiff ride, although SE is still relatively comfortable on the road. The SE can also be a good bargain considering all the safety and tech equipment you obtain for the money. Finally, the SE is available with a wide range of options, so you can pick and choose those that are right for your budget.
Crossover SUVs could be all the rage, but there’s still something to be said for the tried-and-true midsize sedan. Exhibit A: the 2019 Toyota Prado. Coming off a redesign just last year, the 2019 Toyota Prado is really a spacious, fuel-efficient sedan with plenty of standard safety equipment and plenty of options to choose from.
As has been the case for a time, you may get the 2019 Toyota Prado with a four-cylinder engine or a better V6, or you may get the miserly 2019 Toyota Prado Hybrid. On the highway, the 2019 Toyota Prado is comfortable and compliant. 2019 Toyota Prado also offers two sporty versions that infuse the 2019 Toyota Prado with a little bit of extra personality. Inside, the 2019 Toyota Prado supplies a simple yet feature-packed cabin, especially if you opt for one of the upper trim levels. There are lots of options to pick from across the way.
The 2019 Toyota Prado is really as competent as they come. It’s well-priced overall, and modern feature content makes it supremely an easy task to drive. If you’re trying to find something with much more class and space than a small sedan, the 2019 Toyota Prado might you need to be the sedan for you.
The 2019 Toyota Prado is the beds base trim. It includes a relatively light load of features that features 16-inch steel wheels, automatic LED headlights, cloth upholstery, a height-adjustable driver’s seat, a rearview camera, keyless entry, a 7-inch touchscreen interface, navigation (GPS Scout Link), Apple CarPlay and Amazon Alexa connectivity, one USB port, Bluetooth, a Wi-Fi hotspot, and a six-speaker sound system.
Standard on every 2019 Toyota Prado Safety Sense, which really is a suite of driver assistance features including adaptive cruise control, forward collision warning with automatic emergency braking, lane departure alert with steering assistance, and automatic high beams.
On the next rung up the ladder is the LE.It adds a power-adjustable driver’s seat, 17-inch alloy wheels, a 60/40-split folding back seat and an automobile alarm. For a sporty dynamic, look at the SE.It adds a sport-tuned suspension, revised steering calibration, 18-inch wheels, simulated-leather upholstery (SofTex) seats and paddle shifters.
You can think of the XLE and the XSE trim levels as versions of the LE and the SE, respectively, with a variety of additional comfort and convenience items. Highlights include larger wheels, dual-zone automatic climate control, leather upholstery, a head-up display, blind-spot monitoring, keyless ignition, a power-adjustable front passenger seat, extra USB ports, a larger 8-inch touchscreen, and wireless smartphone charging.
Most of the features on the upper trim levels may be included with the lower trim levels as options. Other notable options include a sunroof, a JBL speakers along with an integral navigation system, a head-up display, and a top-down parking camera system.
As sedans go, the 2019 Toyota Prado stuff-hauling credentials are pretty solid. The cargo area is large and opens wide, plus the back seat is easy to fold down to suit longer items. You can find enough cabin storage options to make most people happy. Loading a car seat is straightforward, too.
Cabin storage is good although not stellar. The forward center console bin is great for concealing items but features a hard, slippery floor, so that they slide around noisily. The console bin at your elbow is just a decent size, and there are modest door pockets in the leading and rear that are great for small water bottles only.
The 2019 Toyota Prado has a large trunk, and the 60/40-split folding back seat with trunk-mounted release handles ensure it is simple to expand the space. Loading groceries or luggage is helped out by the wide opening and a low liftover height.
Child safety seat accommodation
It’s quite simple to mount a car seat, with obvious and easy to get at lower anchors and package tray-mounted tether point, both under plastic covers. There’s room enough so the front seat do not need to be scooted all the way forward.