Official: This is the eighth generation of the Toyota Hilux


Toyota-Hilux-2016-3 L I fter huge amounts of leaks occurred over the past few weeks, there was little left to hide about eighth generation Toyota Hilux , today took an official character after simultaneous presentation occurred at Australia and Thailand.

The eighth generation debuts engines and transmissions.

After more than 16 million units sold since its commercial launch occurred in 1968, eight generations have passed from this pick-up medium that occurs in version 2016 [1.99901 million] completely renovated , not only aesthetically, but also in terms of its mechanics and technology.

The Hilux 2016 [1.99901 million] is bigger than the model it replaced, as its dimensions are expanded to reach [1.99901 million] 5335 meters long , 1,855 wide and 1,820 high, while its wheelbase remained unchanged in the 3085 meters

Aesthetically are not too many changes from the previous model , although it is in the front where changes are manifested in a more visible manner. Both the grille and the headlights are now new format, with lights that include [1.99901 million] Xenon and [1.99901 million] LED as part of their equipment.

A side changes are less noticeable , keeping unchanged its main stylistic features. In posterior headlamps are larger, while maintaining the appearance of the model it replaced.


Your Options include seven airbags and ESP.

Under the hood there are many new, as it will be offered with two new engines turbodiesel, with a block of [1.99901 million] 2.4 liters displacement in [1.99901 million] two variants of power : 150 hp with 343 Nm of torque and [1.99901 million] 167 horses power with 400 Nm. For its part, the engine delivers a 2.8-liter power [1.99901 million] 177 hp with 450 Nm of torque .

On the side there is also news broadcasts as motor plant can be associated to both a [1.99901 million] new 6-speed manual transmission or automatic, also six relations.

You can also opt between three different suspension settings according to the needs of the customer, who can choose between the so-called Standard designed to be used in mixed roads Heavy Duty suitable to carry heavy loads and jobs Comfort own for those who use it as a vehicle mostly will transit on the road.

will be offered in two-wheel drive versions and [1.99901 million] integrated 4 × 4 with reducing , which can be operated via a button located on the console.

Its security features include up seven airbags (front, side, curtain and knee), electronic stability control [1.99901 million] ESP and [1.99901 million] control trailer sway among the most notable.

Equipment may include Bluetooth connectivity with audio streaming, CD player, auxiliary input, USB input, integrated browser , and backup camera automatic climate .



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