Japanese automakers, Toyota, are known for manufacturing some of the best performance tuned cars in the history of car manufacturing. Not only they are a hit choice in the category called “imports” with cars like Toyota Supra and Toyota GT86, they also have quite a name for themselves in the truck market with beasts like Toyota Hilux. Hilux has been a highly successful product from Toyota, the reasons behind its success being its raw power, ravishing looks, decent fuel economy and sheer craftsmanship which have won the hearts of one and all. This time around, it is ready to make a comeback in an all-new avatar, the 2017 Toyota Hilux.
2017 Toyota Hilux – Exterior Body Styles and Interior Changes
Toyota has redefined the art of truck designing a numerous times before with Toyota Hilux and they are about to do the same thing again with this brand new 2017 Toyota Hilux. Competition has always been tough for Hilux and its new redesign aims towards reducing that competition by taking this car way above others in terms of looks. The entire body of this car has been powerfully built and its design comes with quite a lot of attitude and aggression. This Toyota Hilux 2017 will pack a much more masculine appearance. Approach and departure angles will be redesigned. This Hilux truck 2017 will have four doors which are an important part of its design. These big doors facilitate easy entry and exit and can also accommodate some amount of cargo through them. Together with the spacious cargo bed, this new Hilux has a wider and taller stance, complete with an aggressive theme. Other aspects of exterior design include features like LED head and taillights, redesigned front and rear bumpers and a revamped hood which makes this pickup truck look complete and fit for regular daily use, cargo carrying as well as off road trips and holidays.
The exterior design reflects the aggressive and masculine design as should be in a premium truck. The interior takes this cue and continues further with this design. Added to that, the interior also features many other aspects like luxury and comfort. Officially, the 2017 Toyota Hilux has the capacity to accommodate five adult human beings. The cabin is huge and has ample head space and leg space. The cabin uses materials which are quite tough and long lasting. This makes the cabin immune from damage due to the rough usage. Infotainment system along with navigational assist and audio system has also been provided.
Engine and Mileage of 2017 Toyota Hilux
Base engine on 2017 Toyota Hilux will be a 2.7L unit with 182 HP and 180 lb-ft of torque. Next will be a 4.0L V6 unit with 200 HP. A diesel option of 2.8L Cummins unit with 180 HP and 240 lb-ft of torque will also be available. Transmission will be a 5-speed auto or 6-speed manual one. Fuel economy will range around 27/32 mpg for city/highways.
2017 Toyota Hilux – Price and Competition
The 2017 Toyota Hilux is going to range within $20,000-$35,000, with main competition being provided by Nissan Navara and some Chevrolet trucks. Release will be sometime around late-2016 or early-2017.