The 1GD-FTV is a 2.8L (2755cc) straight-4 common rail diesel engine with a variable geometry turbocharger and Intercooler. It has 16 valves and a DOHC (double overhead camshaft) design. It generates 177 horsepower (132 kW) at 3400 rpm, and 450 newton metres (330 lbf·ft) of torque at 1600-2400 rpm when mated to a 6-speed automatic transmission.
A 2GD will also be an option in the hilux, The 2GD 2.4-litre generates outputs of 150hp and 400Nm.
Associated ESTEC technology (Economy with Superior Thermal Efficient Combustion) to provide better economy and more seamless acceleration.
It is possible that a GD engine variant could find its way into the next generation Land Cruiser.