Gearbox Toyota A440F

The Toyota A440F 4-speed automatic transmission has been produced by the company since 1984 and is installed on most models of the extensive Land Cruiser family of SUVs. A modernized version of this transmission is produced under a separate index A442F.

This series includes: A140, A240, A340, A440, A540.


Production years since 1984
Type automatic transmission
Number of gears 4
Type of drive all wheel / rear
Engine volume, l up to 4.7
Torque output, Nm up to 420
Recommended oil Toyota ATF Type T-IV
Oil capacity, liter 15.0
Replacing the oil every 85,000 km
Replacing the filter every 85,000 km
Gearbox lifespan, km ~350 000

Gear ratios Toyota A440F

Using the example of a Toyota Land Cruiser 70 with a 4.2 liter engine:

Main 4.110
1st 2.950
2nd 1.531
3rd 1.000
4th 0.717
Reverse 2.670

The transmission was installed on:

  • Toyota Land Cruiser 60 (J60) in 1980 – 1990;
  • Toyota Land Cruiser 70 (J70) in 1984 – 1992;
  • Toyota Land Cruiser 80 (J80) in 1990 – 1992.

Disadvantages of the Toyota A440F gearbox

  • Owners create real legends about the outstanding reliability of this gearbox.
  • The wear of bushings, especially the oil pump, contributes to a drop in pressure in the automatic transmission.
  • Lack of lubrication leads to accelerated wear of clutches and steel discs.

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