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@GauravSir i have found in couple of places in your above post, you have mentioned you need to have proper 4X4 and not SUV. Could you please elaborate more on that. Till date i thought or believed that their is no difference between SUV & 4x4. Advance apologies for asking such a basic question here. Just curious to upgrade my knowledge and educate myself on this particular topic.

Disclaimer: Im not challenging or testing any of the member on their knowledge/skills. In fact i assume myself as uneducated/fresher on such topics.  

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You are always welcome to ask any questions and even challenge anyone's knowledge but with respect.

You can start by reading these two advices first and then share your what you have learned.

 

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Wow. Impressed by the quality & quantity of content we have in this forum. For me at least now i have an basic idea on differences with 4x4 & SUV. Just to clarify, Prado comes under which category? 

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8 minutes ago, syedyaseer said:

Just to clarify, Prado comes under which category? 

What do you think......?

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Feel it is under SUV category. Hope im wrong on this.

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9 minutes ago, syedyaseer said:

Feel it is under SUV category. Hope im wrong on this.

I'm really sorry to tell you that you don't deserve Prado, just kidding.

Poor Prado soul must be weeping down in the parking lot right now after reading this.

Toyota Prado is one of the best and capable 4x4 in the market that comes offroad ready in a stock state.

Going more on 4x4 differentiations:

  1. 4x4 have LOW gearing and SUV don't
  2. 4x4 have locking differentials (front, central and rear) and SUV's don't
  3. 4x4 have better suspension travel and SUV's don't
  4. Some 4x4 even have adjustable firm suspension for offroad and SUV's don't
  5. 4x4 have front and back tow hook and SUV's generally don't
  6. 4x4 have better ground clearance and SUV's generally don't
  7. 4x4 most of the time have better tires unlike low profile tires that come in SUV's
  8. 4x4 most of the time built on chassis unlike most of SUV's are unibody
  9. 4x4 gearing has better torque for a climb and towing that no SUV's offers
  10. 4x4 usually carry fewer gizmos and computers for better reliability than SUV's
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5 minutes ago, Gaurav said:

I'm really sorry to tell you that you don't deserve Prado, just kidding.

Poor Prado soul must be weeping down in the parking lot right now after reading this

@Gaurav Thank You for proving me wrong sir. that was the good one though. I will ensure my prado will not weep or frown 🤞

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