Here’s an interesting video from Toyota in Japan that wants to highlight the way the new Toyota Prado can handle some rough terrain … but there’s one slight problem … some of the terrain in this video isn’t all that rough.
Now I know that the new Toyota Prado can handle some very rough country because I’ve driven it over some … but I’d have no problems traversing some of the terrain you’ll see in this video in my Honda CR-V all-wheel drive.
So why doesn’t Toyota really show what the new Prado can really do?
Well from a marketing point of view you do need to show potential buyers what the vehicle can do … but you don’t want to scare them away by showing them too much of the extreme terrain the vehicle can handle.
And that’s what they’ve done with this video … it’s a nice mixture of some tough terrain and some that’s not so tough … and nothing that’s so extreme that you would really need all the computer-controlled terrain handling presets that the new Toyota Prado comes with..