2017 Toyota Hilux Redesign and Changes

For those who loves pickups cars the news that Toyota prepares the eight generation Hilux pickup trucks is probably the best news ever. The big change is that it’ll not be sold only in Thailand and Australia like now but in all big markets in the world, including the America. Toyota Hilux was one of the most popular cars, sold in over 16 million units in more than 180 countries, since 1968 when the first model has been sold. For buyers there are no doubts, Hilux is the best pick up a car in this class of the vehicles. If we believe in signals from Toyota, they’ve not changed much on looks and style, as in comfort and driving performances. At the opposite of the previous model, 2017 Toyota Hilux will stand less stress and it’ll be much easier for driving.


2017 Toyota Hilux

New 2017 Toyota Hilux adorns new looks – developed frame and suspension, with upgraded left springs and shock absorbers. It’ll be offered three types of suspension – standard, heavy duty (for heavy loads) and comfort (mainly for driving on paved roads). Buyers will be pleasantly surprised with new quiet cabin and enhanced cruising range. In comparing with previous models, it will be wider, longer and even taller with a new bumper design. In front of the car, you’ll see new LED headlamps, upper grille, and side fender flares.


2017 Toyota Hilux interior

2017 Toyota Hilux interior

New passengers will be delighted with a new dashboard with stylish instrument panel and metallic accents in this new 2017 Toyota Hilux. For more pleasure is audio system with electrostatic multi-touch control panel, 4WD changeover switch, automatic climate control, trip computer and luxury seats with new type of materials and equipment and that’s only new thing inside of this car.

2017 Toyota Hilux Engine

The major change of 2017 Toyota Hilux is for sure the engine. The basic model will be with a 2.7-liter engine with 180 horsepower and 188 pound-feet of torques. That engine will be a new diesel engine based on the new Cummins 5.0-liter V8. For next level of cars will be available 2.8 liters with 160 horsepower who produce 300 pound-feet of torque – more torque than current 3-liter turbo diesel but obviously with less power. But, the good news is much more fuels efficient even around 10% less fuel use than before. There is something new in transmission wise – at the opposite of present 5 speeds of manual transmission now will be a 6-speed manual and 6 speeds automatic in new gearboxes for rear wheel drive and all-wheel drive. Together with this new engine 2017 Toyota Hilux will get new electronic differentials with great new performances for best driving.

2017 Toyota Hilux review

2017 Toyota Hilux review


The appearing of this model means that previous model – Tacoma will go from the markets. There are many reasons for that. 2017 Toyota Hilux will have more fuel efficient than Tacoma, but the best news is similar price – approximately $20,000 for a basic model or even less. Previous Toyota Hilux models were available only in countries outside of US, but 2017 Toyota Hilux will be a global model including the USA. If you are convinced to buy this car, appearing of the new model is expected at the end of 2015.

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