The eight generation of Toyota’s most iconic car is finally ready to hit the market. We are talking about improved and upgraded 2016 Toyota Hilux.
Design of exterior and changes
2016 Toyota Hilux is a long-awaited pickup truck which will appear with completely refreshed exterior, improved interior and with new engine under its hood. Several engines will be offered although it will depend on each market. It will be agile, tough and will show better fuel economy than its forerunner. It will be reliable on any type of surface but still comfortable inside. When it comes to exterior design, it will undergo major changes. It will be restyled, more attractive and modern. Both, front and rear fascias will be refreshed. The front end will get redesigned three slat grille. The headlamps will be long and will get excellent LED lighting. The bumper will be also revised and will look very muscular. All over the body, we will notice a lot of chrome accents.
Interior and technology
The interior of 2016 Toyota Hilux will be refreshed and modernized as well. It will be offered in three body styles. Those are: single cab, double cab and extra cab. The black cabin will be decorated with aluminum accents. A new 7-inch touch screen display will be placed on the center of the dash. The steering wheel will be more functional and will have plenty of control buttons on it. As for the equipment, we will see many new features. Some of them are: navigation, climate control, audio system and so on.
2016 Toyota Hilux engine and horsepower
2016 Toyota Hilux will be powered with four types of engine. Those are two diesel and two gasoline engines. The first is a new 2.8-liter turbodiesel with the output of 174 horsepower and 331 pound-feet of torque. Less powerful will be a 2.4-liter turbodiesel engine. It will be able to make 160 horsepower and 295 pound-feet of torque. One of the gasoline engines will be a 2.7-liter 4-cylinder with 164 horsepower. The other one is a 4.0-liter V6 engine. It will be able to produce 278 horsepower. As for the transmission, the engines will be mated to a six-speed manual or optional automatic gearbox.
Release date and price
2016 Toyota Hilux should be presented to the world sometime in late 2015. As for the price, the information is still unavailable. However, we assume that it won’t be under $18,000.