This will be Toyota’s first model in India in the lifestyle pickup truck segment. The Toyota Hilux has been sold around the world for many years. It is being launched in the Indian market for the first time. The sales of big and bold vehicles in the Indian market have gained momentum in the first few years. In view of this, now Toyota has stepped into the field with Hilux.
Featured like Innova and Fortuner
In this, a glimpse of Toyota Innova Crysta and Toyota Fortuner will be seen. It has been prepared on the IMV-2 platform. The length of this lifestyle pickup truck will be more than 5 meters. Its height is more than Innova and Fortuner.
Talking about the engine of Toyota Hilux, it will get 2.4 liter and 2.8 liter diesel engines, which is capable of generating power up to 201bhp and 500Nm torque. This pickup truck will be offered with 6 speed manual and 6 speed torque converter automatic gearbox.
The front of the Toyota Hilux gets a large hexagonal grille and large LED headlights with DRLs. It gets 18-inch alloy wheels and side-steps for easy entry into the cabin. The pickup also gets LED tail light units at the rear. In terms of size, the Hilux dual-cab variant measures 5,325 mm in length, 1,855 mm in width and 1,865 mm in height.
The interiors will get features like 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system, JBS audio system, keyless entry, rear parking camera, cruise control, power-adjustable driving seat and wireless charging.
The company has not yet disclosed its price (Toyota Hilux price). It is expected that its ex-showroom price can be Rs 28 lakh. Its main competition in the Indian market will be from Isuzu-V Cross. Isuzu-V Cross price starts from Rs. 22 lakhs.
First published:January 20, 2022, 10:42 am