2016 Toyota Hilux pickup truck usa, price, news – Toyota Hilux has been available only to certain markets so far. The new Toyota Hilux 2016 will be designed to compete on the global car market and it will be introduced first time on the USA market, so current Toyota Tacoma will be probably the last generation model in the line and it will no longer be produced. This has not been officially announced, but it is expected because Toyota Hilux is bigger, more powerful and more fuel efficient in comparison to Toyota Tacoma. Its main competitors will be Chevy Colorado, GMC Canyon and Nissan Navara.
2016 Toyota Hilux news
Exterior of new Toyota Hilux 2016 will be more aggressive, featuring with new bumper, 4 slat grill and LED headlights on the front. As for the back side it will feature with wide tailgate, LED taillights and open trunk space. Dimensions of the new model will be more less the same as its previous model with 4 doors to the passengers. Also worth to say is that the 2016 Toyota Hilux will be designed with great loading capacities, but also towing capacities as well, so it would be perfect for the companies. This pickup truck now comes with three types of suspension: Standard, Heavy duty and Comfort.
Interior will feature with leathered seats designed for 5 passengers. Thanks to the large cabin, whole space inside will be very roomy and comfortable. As for the dashboard, it will be pretty the same with some small upgrades related to the new type of materials and equipment. All models, including the base 2016 Toyota Hilux are going to have 6.1 inches touchscreen, automatic climate system, trip computer and audio system, so that could be the most noticeable thing about new interior of new Hilux 2016.
Toyota Hilux 2016 pickup truck specs
As for the engine, there will be significant changes under the hood of the new Toyota Hilux 2016. Big news is brand-new 2,755 cc diesel engine with 177 horsepower and 332 lb-ft of torque paired with 6-speed automatic transmission. According to Toyota it has better torque values at low engine speeds with better fuel efficiency. There are also other engines (1 diesel and 2 petrol) for different markets. 2.4-liter turbodiesel engine delivers 160 horsepower and 295 lb-ft (400 Nm) of torque. When it comes to petrol engines there are 2.7-liter 4-cylinder naturally aspirated engine with 164 horsepower and a bigger 4.0-liter V6 with 278 horsepower. Transmission will depend on the package and it will be 6-speed manual or 6 speed automatic transmission on the rear or 4-wheel drive.
|Maximum output|130 kW[177 HP]/3||400 rpm|
|Maximum torque|450 N･m[45.9 kgf･m]/1||600-2||400 rpm|
2016 Toyota Hilux price and release date
The new Toyota Hilux 2016 was unveiled in Bangkok, and that was a sign for the start of sales start in the Thai and Australia market. Certain date of launching on other markets is unknown yet, but it has been rumored that it will be by the end of the 2015 or by the beginning of 2016. Also, the 2016 Toyota Hilux price is not officially announced, but it has been estimated that new Toyota pickup truck will be somewhere around $20,000 for the base model.