The Philippines is known for a lot of things, but most especially for its seasonal climate. Rains, monsoons, and the occasional typhoon are all the more common in the country – and with that, you need a vehicle to help you get through any obstacle the environment may present to you.
For this latest installment of Car Wars, we bear witness to a match between two automobiles – Toyota Land Cruiser and Nissan Patrol Royale – that can definitely do a thing or two when it comes to getting you through the long, flooded roads of Metro Manila, while at the same time making sure that you’re cruising along the streets of the Metro is as smooth as can be, with no hassle or delay whatsoever.
With the Toyota Land Cruiser and the Nissan Patrol Royale as this battle’s competitors, it’s no surprise that this battle will be as intense as it’s ever been! No time to beat around the bush; it’s time for this battle to commence!
The interior of a vehicle is one of the main things that really indicate a car’s overall performance, especially a car’s overall working conditions. Since both of these cars are built to withstand the elements as they traverse, it’s safe to say that this round will definitely be interesting.
First off for this round: Toyota Land Cruiser!
The Toyota Land Cruiser, also known as the ‘Land Cruiser 200’ or ‘Prado’ depending on the variant you choose, is one of Toyota’s very own vehicles that are able to traverse any terrain that may have been compromised by the elements. Driving around in this car will not only ensure definite safety and security for you and your passengers, but it can also ensure a lot of comfort.
For instance, the Toyota Land Cruiser comes equipped with powerful air conditioning, power windows at the front and rear, automatic climate control, air quality control, a heating system, glove box cooling, an engine start/stop button, adjustable seats, an accessory power outlet, power steering, a low fuel warning system, a rear reading lamp, cup and bottle holders, a trunk light, a vanity mirror, cruise control, and an on-board computer that enables touch screen accessibility, Bluetooth connectivity, FM/AM radio play, USB and Auxiliary input, CD player, and powerful speakers at the front and rear for maximum audio entertainment. With the Toyota Land Cruiser, there is no shortage of benefits you can gain from the inside.
Now for the next combatant on stage: Nissan Patrol Royale!
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This Nissan SUV can definitely deliver for a show! The Nissan Patrol Royale is one of the most recognizable cars in the Philippine market, especially when it comes to traversing through various climate conditions. With the many tricks up its sleeve, this car can definitely deliver against the Toyota Land Cruiser.
For this particular car, it comes equipped with powerful air conditioning, power windows at the front and rear, automatic climate control, a heating system, automatic climate control, adjustable seats, an engine start/stop button, an accessory power outlet, power steering, a remote trunk opener, a low fuel warning system, a rear reading lamp, cup and bottle holders, lumbar support, a vanity mirror, cruise control, and an on-board computer that enables FM/AM radio, USB and Auxiliary input, CD and DVD playing, and powerful speakers at the front and rear for maximum entertainment.
Both of these cars also come equipped with the option to enter your car with or without a key. With these technological advancements and convenient measures in store, it’s safe to say that both of these cars enable you to make suitable choices, no matter what the current climate conditions are.
There are a number of things to look forward to when it comes to these cars’ respective exteriors. The Toyota Land Cruiser or the Nissan Patrol Royale can showcase a different and unique appeal to their exterior capabilities, all of which delivers to every need any driver can have for their own convenience in driving.
First up on stage: Nissan Patrol Royale!
This car can definitely hold its own against even the most intense competitors, especially the Toyota Land Cruiser. For instance, this car comes equipped with fog lights at the front, a manually adjustable rear-view mirror, a rear window defogger, alloy wheels, a rear spoiler, a sunroof, a side stepper, an outside rear-view mirror turn indicator, an integrated antenna, chrome grille, a roof rail, and adjustable headlights to make sure that driving around in this car will be as easy as ever! Plus, this car also comes with a rear brake type, a ventilated discs front brake type, and a double wishbone in the front and rear suspensions.
Next up on the stage: Toyota Land Cruiser!
This car truly lives up to Toyota’s core services, which is to cater to every driver with their every need on the road, especially in times of disaster and others of the sort. For this car, it comes equipped with fog lights at the front, a power adjustable rear-view mirror, window wipers in both the front and rear, a rear window defogger, alloy wheels, a rear spoiler, a side stepper, an outside rear-view mirror turn indicator, an integrated antenna, chrome grille, a roof rail, chrome garnish and adjustable headlights, as well as ventilated discs in the front and rear brake, a double wishbone front suspension, and a multi-link rear suspension.
Both of these cars are neck-on-neck in terms of the competition; and with the battle nearing its final round, it’s no doubt that it would only get more intense from here on.
Of course, when talking about cars in general, we cannot forego discussing the vehicles’ overall performance and progress. In fact, given the state of these cars, it’s no surprise that this round will determin the true winner of this Car Wars installment!
Both of these cars are built to deal with the elements, especially during the rainy season. The drivers, who are sadly very familiar with the flooded roads in the Metro, can rely on both of these vehicles that are built to last throughout heavy rains.
For instance, the Toyota Land Cruiser comes equipped with 232hp worth of power, as well as a torque of 614Nm. Also, with a wheel base of 2850mm and a fuel capacity of at least 93L of Diesel, the Land Cruiser will definitely guarantee to deliver a smooth ride despite heavy flooding and rough roads.
On the other hand, the Nissan Patrol Royale comes equipped with 317hp worth of power, as well as a torque of 527Nm. It also comes with a wheel base of 3075mm and the capacity to run on Petrol. All of which point out that it’s performance is also satisfactory during your drive on flooded roads and streets.
The Toyota Land Cruiser and the Nissan Patrol Royale have really put on a show for everyone to witness! Now, it’s time to crown the one true victor of the game!
After much deliberation and consideration based on what these two have to showcase for the crowd, the winner is none other than the Toyota Land Cruiser! Though the Nissan Patrol Royale proved to be more than capable when it comes to putting up a fight, the Toyota Land Cruiser definitely shows that you can make the most out of every situation, especially when it involves the environment and the troubles that come with it.
This concludes this installment of Car Wars! If you’re looking for more automobile rumbles like this, then you should definitely stay tuned for the next one!