5th Generation (2008—2019) Land Cruiser Problems

Land Cruiser owners with a 2008—2019 model year have the most problems with the hvac (23%), transmission (23%), and the interior (11%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below. The full list is available on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Engine Stops Suddenly 2 complaints at an average of 2,890 miles in the 2011 Toyota Land Cruiser.
  2. Rough Shifting 3 complaints at an average of 3,554 miles in the 2016 Toyota Land Cruiser.
  3. Shaky Head Lights 1 complaints at an average of 621 miles in the 2013 Toyota Land Cruiser.

What Land Cruiser Year is Most Reliable?

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all Toyota model years.

Watch out for the 2016 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2019 0 0 3 0.0
2018 0 0 20 0.0
2017 1 0 50 0.53
2016 6 2 96 2.83
2015 1 2 124 0.44
2014 0 2 188 0.0
2013 1 1 206 1.03
2012 0 1 97 0.0
2011 3 4 138 1.58
2010 1 5 147 0.82
2009 0 6 121 0.0
2008 4 4 114 0.96

Watch out for these common problems

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