Toyota Kirloskar Motor today launched the iconic Toyota Hilux in the Indian market. The Toyota Hilux has been developed considering the local conditions and requirements. Globally, the Hilux sales has surpassed 20 million units in over 180 countries. The Toyota Hilux is built the same platform (body-on frame chassis construction) that underpins the Innova Crysta and Fortuner which have been a runaway success in India and across many countries. The Hilux comes with large deck which provides unmatchable space & flexibility.
The Hilux is loaded with features such as heavy-duty 2.8 L Four Cylinder Turbo Diesel Engine with
500Nm of Torque which is by far the best in the segment. Manual Transmission (MT) variants generate 204 hp and 420 Nm. All variants come with a 4X4 drivetrain enabling customers to engage in smooth off-roading. The Variable Flow Control to the power steering has boosted drivability making the steering lighter at low speed in city traffic condition & heavier at higher speeds cruising on a highway. The steering dynamics intelligently adapts according to the drive mode – switching from Eco to Power, or Power to Eco. The Hilux features a large flatbed deck which provides unmatched flexibility to carry anything from outdoor gear to sports kits.
The Hilux comes with an unmatched water wading capacity of 700mm meant to maneuver though Indian trails. The exceptional wheel articulation and the adoption of Electronic diff-lock also gives the Hilux unimaginable off-road capability in the toughest of conditions with greater fuel efficiency.
The length & height of the Hilux give it a presence like no other. The engine hood, front bumper, lower guard, and bumper corners converge to bring focus to the bold & sophisticated trapezoidal piano black grille with chrome surround, Distinctive LED Rear combi lamps give a dynamic presence and enhance nighttime visibility. The sophistication is further enhanced with striking 18” alloy wheels.
The Hilux truly offers glamorous interiors that combines sophistication and practicality with innovation, style and design. The leather seats, soft touch interiors with metal accents give it a modern and progressive look. To enhance driving comfort the vehicle comes equipped with Front parking sensors to ease parking in tight city conditions. It has Tablet style 8″ touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto & Apple CarPlay.
The Toyota Hilux packs the most advanced safety features across its variants. The ABS, EBD, Brake Assist System and Hill-Start Assist Control ensures safe driving in any given road conditions. It also comes with features such as reverse camera, clearance sonar and back up sonar for all variants, with seven SRS airbags, Downhill Assist Control and Vehicle Stability Control.
As a result of high-levels of in-built safety features, Toyota Hilux was awarded a 5-Star Crash Safety Rating by New Car Assessment Program for Southeast Asian Countries (ASEAN NCAP).
Toyota Hilux will be available in Emotional Red, White Pearl, Silver Metallic, Super White & Grey Metallic colors. Bookings for Toyota Hilux are open. Ex-showroom prices will be announced in March 2022 and deliveries will begin in April 2022. Customers can either book the car online (www.toyotabharat.com) or at Toyota dealerships.