2015 Toyota HiLux

The HiLux has a very long tradition, since it is available on the market from March 1968. Currently in its seventh generation of production, which started in 2005 and still lasts, HiLux had only few minor refreshments throughout the years. Latest refreshment was made for 2014 model year, while not much is expected from 2015.

2015 Toyota HiLux side view

2015 Toyota HiLux changes

Although there is no much news about the design of HiLux, Toyota will hardly make any major change. The design is still modern, and Japanese manufacturer will probably wait for next, 2016 model year. Expected changes may include some enhancements in performance and some minor cosmetic changes on both exterior and interior. According to some info, Toyota may include new shock absorbers. Interior is made of high-quality materials, starting with the dashboard. Seats are upholstered in leather, while Toyota designers decided to paint the interior surfaces in black, in order to provide overall elegant and stylish look. As we got used to from Toyota, 2015 HiLux comes highly equipped with tech, safety and luxury features. Already great cargo space could be enhanced too for this model year. The last year edition of this pickup truck already got improvements to its safety, equipment and fuel efficiency.

2015 Toyota HiLux rear view

2015 Toyota HiLux performance

2015 Toyota HiLux is available in two trims, SR and SR5 and three body styles, including Single-Cab, Extra-Cab and Double Cab. Two engines are available under the hood of HiLux, and paired with 5-speed automatic transmission. Toyota made slightly unclear the engine choices, mainly due to the fact that HiLux is not available on all markets, and not with same engines. However, the main two engines are diesel. 2.5-litre turbodiesel is available with two outputs, with either 101 or 118 horsepower. Second, stronger engine option is a 3.0-litre diesel with 168 horsepower. Like we mentioned HiLux models could be found with two petrol engines, too, including a 2.7-liter VVT-I and 4.0L VVT-i V6, mainly made for Australian market. Fuel economy rates are not published yet, so we will inform about these numbers latter on.

2015 Toyota HiLux interior

2015 Toyota HiLux competition

With great design and some of the top scores in towing capacity, which is now upgraded to 6 500 pounds, HiLux offers a lot. Its competitors, however, are also the top MPV found on the market. 2015 Toyota HiLux competitors are BMW X3 4×4 and Land Rover Discovery 4×4.

2015 Toyota HiLux price and release

Exact pricing is not available yet, but, according to some previous price ranges, HiLux price can go from $20 000 up to $50 000, depending on trim and body style choice you make. 2015 HiLux will be available on the market sometime during this fall, but its reveal for US market is uncertain, and it might be missed.

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