2016 Toyota Hilux price, interior, pics
New model year brings big news for the 2016 Toyota Hilux. New generation start brings full redesign of the popular pickup truck, with changes made on each segment of the model. Known as a tough pickup truck, new Hilux remains true to its tradition. With modern adjustments the essential specs of the model stayed true to its “nature”.
2016 Toyota Hilux EXTERIOR AND INTERIOR
Exterior of the 2016 Toyota Hilux is fully redesigned. The model’s body is reshaped, and modernized with styling details that make a big difference compared to previous model. Chrome played a big role in Hilux’s new look, while headlight are LED-encrusted. Its front end resembles an SUV, but its ground clearance and big wheels remind us of its main purpose – utility. With long wheelbase and short overhangs, various trim levels, bed lengths and cab configurations, new Toyota Hilux really has a lot to offer for everyone.
Interior is even more surprisingly redesigned than exterior. Changes made inside the cabin really make a big difference. From elegant and stylish design to top-level features, Hilux is definitely one of the trucks with the best cabin. Changes reflect the similarity between Toyota Corolla and Hilux, but the two are different just enough. The noise inside the cabin is reduced, and it now features big touchscreen display which is moved slightly forward, compared to the rest of the dashboard.
2016 Toyota Hilux ENGINE SPECS
Under the hood of the 2016 Hilux, Toyota offered completely four powertrain options. Two of them are diesel units, and two are naturally aspirated gasoline ones. Transmission choice is the same for all engines, and it includes newly designed 6-speed manual gearbox with truck-based rev matching technology and a 6-speed automatic.
Gasoline engines include a 2.7-liter four-cylinder unit capable to deliver 164 horsepower and a 4.0-liter V6 with 278 horsepower.
Diesel units include 2.8-liter turbodiesel with 174 horsepower and 331 pound-feet of torque, and 2.4-liter turbodiesel capable to deliver 160 horsepower and 295 pound-feet of torque.
Driving dynamic of the 2016 Toyota Hilux is improved also thanks to its new frame. Suspension of the truck is also enhanced while both off- and on-road capabilities are greater now than before.
2016 Toyota Hilux PRICE AND RELEASE
New Toyota Hilux will be available on the market during early 2016, even though Toyota already revealed it. Pricing specs will be known as we close to the release, but base price is expected to be around $18,000.