2016 Toyota Hilux Release date, pics, specs

2016 Toyota Hilux will be the first redesigned model which will mark the beginning of the eight generation. Previous generation lasted for a decade, and Hilux fans eagerly awaited new style of the popular Hilux. This time Japanese manufacturer decided to address all issues Hilux’s customers had on previous models, which means it will have more space and more modern design.

2016 Toyota Hilux Front

2016 Toyota Hilux changes

Redesigned 2016 Toyota Hilux was spotted on the streets of South Europe where Toyota’s experts tested the mule of what it is soon to be a new-gen Hilux SUV. Even though the vehicle was heavily camouflaged, you can notice by the spy shots only that changers will make some significant difference. Starting from its size, Hilux will get few inches. Thanks to this, new Hilux will be able to offer more interior space.

Exterior will be upgraded in several ways. Front end will be noticeably different, with changes made on its hood and front fascia. Grill will be different, while headlights will include LED lighting technology. The rear end also features some alterations. Back tub is better designed in order to provide better functionality, since it is now deeper and wider.

Interior upgrades which are known so far include better design, with greater materials, and more space. Features will be additionally enhanced, while trims and body styles will be carried from its predecessor. Single-Cab, Extra-Cab and Double Cab will all be part of 2016 Toyota Hilux offer, while trims will include SR and SR5 levels. Optional equipment will further be available organized in packages, so buyers will be able to customize their Hilux.

2016 Toyota Hilux Side

2016 Toyota Hilux engine and fuel economy

Engines will not be replaced, at least there is no indications about it. Two petrol units and one diesel will still be included in Hilux’s engine line-up. Petrol engines include 2.7-liter 4-cylinder engine and a 4.0-liter V6.

Four-cylinder engine will be able to deliver up to 155 hp and 177 lb-ft of torque. Transmission choices will include both manual (5-speed) and automatic (4-speed) gearboxes. V6 unit offers an output of 235 hp and 252 lb-ft of torque, and comes paired with either 5-speed manual or 5-speed automatic gearbox. When it is paired with automatic, V6 is boosted with more torque, and delivers total output of 277 lb-ft of torque.

 2016 Toyota Hilux diesel engine is a turbodiesel 3.0-liter with 184 hp and 295 lb-ft of torque, paired with 5-speed transmission (either manual or automatic).

2016 Toyota Hilux Rear

2016 Toyota Hilux rivals

2016 Hilux rivals will be the same as before. This SUV is most frequently compared with Chevrolet Colorado, GMC Canyon  and Honda Ridgeline. On the other hand we have Nissan’s Navara, which is also a tough one to beat…

2016 Toyota Hilux price and release

Since it is still early to give exact price prognoses, we can give you heads-up about what to expect when it comes to the amount of money you will have to give for the latest 2016 Hilux. Its release is not expected before summer next year, 2015. Base price will start around $20,000, while upper trims and variants could go up to $50,000.

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2 Responses to 2016 Toyota Hilux Release date, pics, specs

  1. Stephen Robertson says:

    will the 2016 hilux have a 3.5 tonne towing capacity

  2. chamila perera says:

    veri nise. this body shepe is veri hevi look.

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