With the new Hilux, coming in December 2011 on the German market, writes Toyota is continuing its success story in the pick-up segment. The new model goes against modern design and improved core competencies: quality, durability and reliability to achieve success at the pick-up a new dimension.
The heart of the series is the 2.5-liter turbo diesel, rests with 106kW/144 hp and a torque of 343 Nm, the use of variable guide vanes in the turbocharger at just 2,000 rpm. Despite the greater engine performance, the average consumption drops to only a liter to 7.3 liters of diesel per 100 km. Correspondingly low CO2 emissions comes from: only 193 g / km now emits the Hilux in the 2.5-liter version.
For the Double Cab is still also the 3.0-liter diesel with 126 kW/171 hp is available for selection. All engines are now equipped with a diesel particulate filter and thus meet the Euro 5 standard.
Extensively revised, the interior of the Hilux. The new design emphasizes once more the key characteristics of a vehicle that is designed both to commercial users as well as to customers seeking a high recreational value. New materials give an impression of high quality and comfort give the Hilux a claim, as he is usually reserved for cars.
The dashboard has been redesigned, which is now in a horizontal central instrument cluster admitted. Embedded here is the Toyota Touch multimedia unit with 6.1-inch touch-screen color monitor. From the equipment version “Life” a rearview camera is standard, which provides not only for maneuvering, but also a trailer valuable services. Another new feature is the sliding window in the rear window of the single-cab versions.
Customers have the choice of three body styles, the demands for heavy-duty applications as fairly as the leisure trip to the dirt road: Single Cab, a pure two-seater with extra long bed, Double Cab with a full three-seat rear bench seat and Double Cab with a large cargo area and Behelfssitzen two in the rear. The Single Cab is available in both versions of the 4×2 or 4×4, Extra Cab and Double Cab only be delivered with selectable four-wheel drive. Depending on trim level, there is a 100 percent differential lock, a “Limited Slip Differential” and the driving stability program VSC.
Particularly in the design of the modifications are at the front of the eye. The most striking changes were in the hood, the grille, the headlights and the bumpers performed. Moreover, the profile of the vehicle receives fresh look with new front and rear fenders.