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Toyota Hilux Specs

Engine 2393 cc
Power 148 hp
Transmission Type Manual
Driver Airbag Yes
Air Conditioner Yes
Power Steering Yes
Ground Clearance 269 mm
Seating Capacity 2 Seats

Hilux Pros & Cons

By Abhishek Katariya on Aug 27, 2020
Things We Like in Hilux

The previous generations of Toyota Hilux have built up a huge stature for themselves when it comes to unshakable reliability, with tough build quality all over it. Thankfully, that very trait has been passed to this very version of the Toyota Hilux as well, with the current generation model possessing even tougher in feel body panels.

Compared to the previous generations of the Toyota Hilux which were blamed for not being modern and impressive in their looks in and out, the current generation model manages to solve that problem to a huge extent. The Hilux looks quite butch on the outside, and at the same time, the interior cabin layout shared with that of the Fortuner SUV give the Hilux some premium feel on the inside as well.

Things We Dont Like in Hilux

The 2.8-litre diesel engine in the Toyota Hilux feels powerful enough to make the pickup truck pass any grueling task with flying colors. However, when it comes to engine refinement, it definitely needs some massive improvement, as the engine sounds quite noisy even on the idle.

Another weak trait of the Toyota Hilux, as with most of the pickup trucks in the world, is the ride quality on smoother surfaces. While the Hilux’s four-wheel drivetrain makes it feel happy at home during off-roading, the same suspension and drive setup feels bouncy while driving on plush highways.

Recent Updates of Hilux

As a popular name in the pickup segment, Toyota Hilux is gaining more and more traction with each passing year. The latest breed of the nameplate is the facelifted Hilux, introduced in 2017. Along with the premium looks, it comes with an array of comfort, connectivity, and safety features. It is available in seven trims, comprising both single and double cab versions, as well as 2WD and 4WD formats, with prices ranging from RM 90,000 to RM 139,888. The latest trim added in the lineup is 2.8 Black Edition, which replaced the 2.8 L-Edition and brought along a lot of additions, different from the rest of the trims. The two available engine options are 2.4-litre and 2.8-litre. Toyota Hilux is available in seven color choices - Attitude Black, Phantom Brown Metallic, Avant-garde Bronze Metallic, Crimson Spark Red Metallic, Medium Silver Metallic, Silver Metallic, and Super White II. It faces competition from the other pickups, including Mitsubishi Triton, Chevrolet Colorado, Mazda BT-50, and Nissan Navara.

Toyota Hilux Price

The Hilux is priced between RM 95,880 and RM 149,880 .

Toyota Hilux Variants

There are 4 variants available of Hilux: Single Cab 2.4 (MT) 4x4, Double Cab 2.4E (AT) 4X4, Double Cab 2.4V (AT) 4X4 and Double Cab 2.8 Rogue (AT) 4X4.

Toyota Hilux Power-trains

The Hilux is powered by a 2393cc 4-cylinder Diesel engine produces 148 hp of power and 400 Nm of torque and 2755cc 4-cylinder Diesel engine produces 201 hp of power and 500 Nm of torque.

It comes with the option of a 6-Speed Manual and 6-Speed Automatic transmission gearbox.

Toyota Hilux Features

The feature list of Hilux includes Central Locking, Power Door Locks, Anti Theft Device, Anti-Theft Alarm and Engine Immobilizer in terms of security.

Features for Comfort & Convenience include Air Conditioner, Power Windows Front, Power Windows Rear, Automatic Climate Control, Heater, Rear A/C Vents, Engine Start/Stop Button, Adjustable Seats, Height Adjustable Driver Seat, Electric Folding Rear View Mirror, On Board Computer, Automatic Headlamps, Follow Me Home Headlamps, Accessory Power Outlet, Power Steering, Multi-function Steering Wheel, Cruise Control, Foldable Rear Seat, Low Fuel Warning Light, Rear Seat Headrest, Rear Seat Center Arm Rest, Cup Holders-Front, Cup Holders-Rear, Bottle Holder and Keyless Entry.

Features for Entertainment & communication include Touch Screen, FM/AM/Radio, Bluetooth Connectivity, USB & Auxiliary Input, Speakers Front and Speakers Rear.

Toyota Hilux Interior

The interior features include Tacho Meter, Electronic Multi Tripmeter, Leather Seats, Leather Steering Wheel, Digital Clock, Digital Odometer, Electric Adjustable Seats and Driving Experience Control Eco.

Toyota Hilux Exterior

If we talk about the exterior features then it include Adjustable Headlights, Fog Lights Front, Fog Lights Rear, Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View Mirror, Alloy Wheels, Centrally Mounted Fuel Tank, Tinted Glass, Side Stepper, Outside Rear View Mirror Turn Indicator and Integrated Antenna.

Toyota Hilux Safety

The safety features of the Model includes the Driver Airbag, Passenger Airbag, Side Airbag-Front, Child Safety Locks, Anti-Lock Braking System, Brake Assist, Ebd, Vehicle Stability Control System, Rear Seat Belts, Seat Belt Warning, Rear Camera, Parking Sensors, Crash Sensor, Engine Check Warning, Door Ajar Warning and Traction Control.

Toyota Hilux Competitors

The Hilux Competitors are: Ford Ranger, Isuzu D-Max, Ford Ranger Raptor, Nissan Navara and Mitsubishi Triton.

Toyota Hilux 2022 Price List

Variant Price Specifications  
Toyota Hilux Single Cab 2.4 (MT) 4x4 RM 95,880 *
OTR Price
2393 cc, 148 hp, Manual, Diesel
Toyota Hilux Double Cab 2.4E (AT) 4X4 RM 111,880 *
OTR Price
2393 cc, 148 hp, Automatic, Diesel
Toyota Hilux Double Cab 2.4V (AT) 4X4 RM 136,880 *
OTR Price
2393 cc, 148 hp, Automatic, Diesel
Toyota Hilux Double Cab 2.8 Rogue (AT) 4X4 RM 149,880 *
OTR Price
2755 cc, 201 hp, Automatic, Diesel

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Toyota Hilux Colors

Hilux is available in 8 different colors - Attitude Black Mica, Crimson Spark Red Metallic, Medium Silver Metallic, Phantom Brown Metallic, Silver Metallic, Super White II, Bronze Mica Metallic and Solid White.

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Toyota Hilux Review

By Abhishek Katariya on Aug 27, 2020
  • Hilux Overview
  • Toyota Hilux Interior & Features
  • Hilux Exterior
  • Toyota Hilux Engine & Fuel Consumption
  • Hilux Braking & Safety
  • Toyota Hilux Verdict

Hilux Overview

Mostly, pickups do not gain much fame as much as commercial vehicles do, but when we talk about Toyota Hilux, there is a different kind of likeability. The eighth-generation of the pickup was officially introduced back in 2015 in Thailand, Bangkok, and Australia. The car was later facelifted in 2017 at the Thailand International Motor Expo. Now a new variant Toyota Hilux 2.8 Black Edition has become the talk of the town, especially on Malaysian roads. The Hilux badge came into existence about half a century ago and since the pickup was on a ride of huge fame and credibility. The Toyota Hilux soon became the most desirable pickup with its durability and powerful performance along with the perfect practicality to ride on all kinds of terrains. Earlier, pickups were only used and thought to be used for carrying agricultural loads or heavy goods. But with time, the understanding was developed and pickups were also used as rough terrain journey partners. 

Toyota Hilux is strong competition for Ford Ranger and Mitsubishi Triton.  

Toyota Hilux Interior & Features

As robust as it looks from the outside, the Toyota Hilux is all appealing from the inside as well. As you get inside the Hilux, you will be surprised to see such styling elements that could even leave a luxury car behind. The rich leather seat upholstery and aperture, give a plush feel to the cabin space and also add comfort to the occupants. The all-black color contouring on the dashboard looks very premium and adds to the style quotient of the interior. Selected variants of the Toyota Hilux also have an Optitron Instrument Cluster with a digital climate control system. The center instrument cluster has a 4.2-inch Thin-Film-Transistor (TFT) screen with two dials on either side. 

The Toyota Hilux also gets a chilled upper glove box so that you can enjoy cold drinks while driving. The cabin of the 2018 Toyota Hilux is designed very practically and gets various utility features like cubby holes to store various small items. If more storage space is needed, the rear seats can be lifted up to store items underneath. The analogue clocks on the center console have a shade of white and black to make it look sportier. The pickup has a Smart Entry & Start System which enables the driver to enter the car smartly and turn on the ignition without touching the key. 

The dashboard is articulated keeping in mind the driver’s comfort. There are a lot of switch gears, planted just under the display screen. The cabin is very well insulated on the inside and on the hood making it noise-proof.

Hilux Exterior

As much we liked writing about its interior, the exterior styling hues are equally attractive and desirable. Every corner of the exterior aesthetics oozes out style and deluxe quotient. The body also looks robust and powerful from the outside. Talking about the front fascia first, it proudly houses a sharp chrome embellished grille which is extended on the LED projector headlamps. The front bumper is hexagonal in shape which gives an elevated look to the lower bumper, upgrading the styling game altogether from the front. Other items covered in shiny black armour are the side mirror covers and door handles, and the replacement of chrome surfaces continue with the front bumper and also with the front grille. The huge and bulky Toyota Hilux rides on 18-inch wheels, which are intricately articulated to take the pickup on all kinds of terrains, be it a smooth city ride or rough terrains. Even the alloy wheels are a prominent feature of attraction, with its dual-tone garnishing and machine-finished cutting. 

The rear fascia of the car is also equally stylish as the front fascia. The cargo space is pretty long making the vehicle look lengthier. The taillights are very neatly placed at the rear and also compliments the robust profile of the vehicle. Fog lamps are also in place to save you from foggy and dusky nights. The wing mirrors are electronically adjustable and retractable along with smart ergonomic design. Also, the rear step is an intelligent inclusion, making the mounting and unmounting easier.

Toyota Hilux Engine & Fuel Consumption

The Toyota Hilux has a powerful machine at its heart which is responsible for its rugged performance. The engine is a High-Pressure Common Rail technology which improves the power and also the fuel efficiency significantly. It is a 2.4-liter engine that can spark maximum power of 150 PS at 3,400 rpm and a peak torque of 400 Nm which comes between 1,600 and 2,000 rpm. The other variant with a bigger 2.8-litre engine is extremely powerful, making a huge 177 PS power, sparking at the same 3,400 rpm, and a peak torque of 450 Nm coming between 1,600 and 2,400 rpm. The wheels get all the power through a 6-speed manual or a 6-speed automatic gearbox. 

The pickup has three drive modes, the first one being the Eco Mode which optimises the AC cooling system and the throttle response to tackle the fuel efficiency. Moreover, the car comes in an AWD mechanism only. However, the drivers have the option of switching between 2WD and 4WD.

Hilux Braking & Safety

You need not worry whether the robust and powerful Toyota Hilux is safe to take on rough terrains. The Hilux was rated with 5-stars in the prestigious ASEAN NCAP crash test for AOP (Adult Occupants Protection).  

The cabin has seven safety airbags in the automatic transmission trims and the manual trims get three airbags. The Toyota pickup can be a hardcore offroader, hence, it has hill-start assist control making sure that it does not roll back when you are trying to initiate a hill ride. Plus, the addition of ABS, along with electronic brake-force distribution, are added safety features. The ESS (emergency stop signal), looks after the cars behind are signaled with a continuous flashing of light.

Toyota Hilux Verdict

The Hilux is really massive in dimensions and is powerful and robust in terms of functional design and performance. It is also one of the best pickups for loading purposes and off-roading trips.  Even the cabin is so elegantly designed and is super comfortable for the driver. The best part is that you get all this luxury without compromising the power. The Hilux is truly a premium and powerful beast to add to your collection.

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    Without going into anything else, I would first like to talk about the Toyota Hilux and how good it looks. In my opinion, it is the finest looking pickup truck in this price range and offers a truly mesmerising package of great style, comfort and driveability. I have been driving it for almost a year now, but I bought it Read More

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    Aaron Jan 07, 2022 for Toyota Hilux

    The Toyota Hilux has made a name for itself in Malaysia and I am really happy with this amazing pickup after owning and driving it for over three months. The vehicle is everything you look for in a pickup. The car has a tough build and is really durable. The engine powering the pickup is capable and pretty economical in Read More

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    Anthony V Hayes Nov 07, 2021 for Toyota Hilux

    In the last ten years I have owned these diesel pickups, in chronological order, Triton(2.5L), Hilux(3.0L, Colorado(2.8L) and Hilux Rogue(2.8L). In the USA I have owned three GMC Sierras crew cabs; a 1500, a 2500 and now a 2500HD Denali with a Duramax 6.6L Turbo-diesel. But back to Malaysia, in short, I should have kept my 2013 Colorado instead of Read More

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    Istiqlal Oct 20, 2021 for Toyota Hilux

    Toyota Hilux has a proven track record of dependability because of its high-quality manufacturers in the past few years. It has completely modified the perception of pick-up trucks. I have been driving this car for about five months now. Toyota Hilux is one of the most popular rides because of its durability, powerful performance, and excellent driving experience. The 2393 Read More

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    "Haruun " Jul 21, 2021 for Toyota Hilux

    Toyota Hilux has experienced perfect reliability with the high-quality manufacturing of its previous generations. Toyota Hilux is the most popular truck with durability, powerful performance and impeccable driving experience. Toyota Hilux is also very safe. Hilux is the safest vehicle because it has received 5 stars from ASEAN NCAP for its excellent adult performance. It is also a strong competitor Read More

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    Aizat Jun 24, 2021 for Toyota Hilux

    Toyota Hilux has completely changed my view of pickup trucks. I think pickup trucks are simply a vehicle with a simple design and minimal cabin space. But when I stumbled upon the Hilux, I was shocked. Its stylish and high-quality appearance makes it as outstanding as any other vehicle currently available on the Malaysian market. At the same time, its Read More

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    Aaron May 14, 2021 for Toyota Hilux

    Toyota Hilux has completely changed my view about pickup trucks. I had this idea that a pickup truck is just a vehicle that has a simple design with the least amount of spacing in the cabin. However, as I came across Hilux, I was stunned. Its stylish and premium looks make it no less than any other car currently available Read More

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    Ishtiqal Apr 21, 2021 for Toyota Hilux

    Toyota is a very well known brand around the globe. My Grandfather also uses to own a Toyota, and the same goes with my father too. Hence, when I finally planned to buy a car for myself, this was the only name I could rely upon. Hilux is a tough-built car that somehow manages to look modern. Hilux offers a Read More

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