Toyota has notched a major milestone, announcing that the LandCruiser has passed the 10 million units sale mark. And it turns out that Australians have bought more of the series than any other country.
Local sales exceed 1.065 million vehicles – 10.6 per cent of the global tally that includes today’s LandCruiser Prado, 70 Series and 200 Series and their predecessors.
LandCruiser is Toyota’s longest-selling nameplate. It was originally launched in 1951 as the Toyota BJ and renamed LandCruiser in 1954.
Australia’s LandCruiser sales includes almost 400,000 workhorse vehicles including the current 70 Series range, 360,000 wagons including the latest 200 Series, and 305,000 Prado wagons.
Last year, Australia retained its global leadership with local customers buying 42,267 LandCruisers – 13.3 per cent of the world total of more than 318,000 vehicles.
In doing so, Australia was No. 1 in 70 Series sales and #3 for both 200 Series (behind UAE and Oman) and Prado (behind China and Japan).
LandCruiser is sold in approximately 170 countries and regions worldwide.