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RM 93,880 - RM 148,880
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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
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Hilux Pros & Cons

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

Pickup truck and luxury seem like two different elements altogether but the Toyota Hilux has made these two opposing entities come together and form a perfect vehicle. With the recent release of the 2.8L Black Edition, the Hilux has once again become a trending topic in the pickup truck segment. This variant gets a shiny black exterior while retaining its 2.8-litre 1GD-FTV engine which generates 177 PS of power at 3400 rpm and 450 Nm of torque between 1600 to 2400 rpm and comes mated to a six-speed automatic transmission. One of the very few luxurious pickups in the market, the Hilux is available in six variants – Single Cab 2.4 (MT) 4X4, Double Cab 2.4 STD (MT) 4X4, Double Cab 2.4G (MT) 4X4, Double Cab 2.4G (AT) 4X4, Double Cab 2.4 L-Edition (AT) 4X4 and the Double Cab 2.8L Black Edition 4X4 (AT) where the base variant is priced at RM 90,000. 

Toyota Hilux Price

The Hilux is priced between RM 93,880 and RM 148,880 .

Toyota Hilux Variants

There are 5 variants available of Hilux: Single Cab 2.4 (MT) 4x4, Double Cab 2.4E (AT) 4X4, Double Cab 2.4G (MT) 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, Heater, Adjustable Seats, Height Adjustable Driver Seat, On Board Computer, Accessory Power Outlet, Power Steering, Multi-function Steering Wheel, Cruise Control, Foldable Rear Seat, Low Fuel Warning Light, Rear Seat Headrest, Cup Holders-Front and Bottle Holder.

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

Toyota Hilux Interior

The interior features include Tacho Meter, Electronic Multi Tripmeter, Fabric Upholstery, Digital Clock and Digital Odometer.

Toyota Hilux Exterior

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

Toyota Hilux Safety

The safety features of the Model includes the Driver Airbag, Passenger Airbag, Child Safety Locks, Rear Seat Belts, Seat Belt Warning, Rear Camera, Crash Sensor, Engine Check Warning, Front Impact Beams, Side Impact Beams and Door Ajar Warning.

Toyota Hilux Competitors

The Hilux Competitors are: Ford Ranger Raptor 2020, Ford Ranger, Toyota Fortuner, Nissan Navara and Isuzu D-Max 2019.

Toyota Hilux 2020 Price List

Variant Price Specifications  
Toyota Hilux Single Cab 2.4 (MT) 4x4 RM 93,880 *
OTR Price
2393 cc, 148 hp, Manual, Diesel
Toyota Hilux Double Cab 2.4E (AT) 4X4 RM 109,880 *
OTR Price
2393 cc, 148 hp, Automatic, Diesel
Toyota Hilux Double Cab 2.4G (MT) 4X4 RM 112,880 *
OTR Price
2393 cc, 148 hp, Manual, Diesel
Toyota Hilux Double Cab 2.4V (AT) 4X4 RM 134,880 *
OTR Price
2393 cc, 148 hp, Automatic, Diesel
Toyota Hilux Double Cab 2.8 Rogue (AT) 4X4 RM 148,880 *
OTR Price
2755 cc, 201 hp, Automatic, Diesel
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Toyota Hilux Colors

Hilux is available in 7 different colors - Silver Metallic, Medium Silver Metallic, Phantom Brown Metallic, Attitude Black Mica, Crimson Spark Red Metallic, Avant Garde Bronze Metallic and Super White.

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  • Phantom Brown Metallic

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  • Crimson Spark Red Metallic

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Toyota Hilux Review

  • Hilux Overview
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  • 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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    Ishraq Sep 28, 2020 for Toyota Hilux

    For its ruggedness and tough appeal alone, the Toyota Hilux has the ability to make a strong impression on me as a macho and go anywhere vehicle for whom I can vouch for in any kind of circumstance. The Hilux has got that certain toughness and strength which I was looking for as a practical off road vehicle. And it Read More

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    Arnold Sep 24, 2020 for Toyota Hilux

    If you are planning to buy a pickup car you get concerned about the finish and reliability factor at the outset. This car will look after both the aspects in the most skilled way. Nothing to complain about. In fact, you will be surprised to know that the latest edition of this car is quite family friendly as well. You Read More

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    Haryati Jul 22, 2020 for Toyota Hilux

    The Hilux is the most common pickup truck in Malaysia. My 2016 model has a 2.4-litre turbocharged diesel engine. The Hilux is really massive in dimensions and it takes quite an effort to climb into its cabin. The turning radius is also large because of a rather sluggish steering response. I’m not sure whether this has been rectified in the Read More

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    Musawwir Mac 14, 2020 for Toyota Hilux

    I always imagined a pickup truck with a rugged design and a simple cabin that is devoid of any fancy features. However, my thinking was challenged by the Toyota Hilux. When I first saw this truck, I was absolutely stunned by the stylish and premium looks of it. From every angle, the Hilux felt like it was meant to be Read More

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    Arhaa Dis 23, 2019 for Toyota Hilux

    I have been in search for a pickup truck mainly for my business house. After talking to some I felt I should go for the latest upgraded version of Toyota Helix. Now if you are wondering what the main reason for taking this decision was, then I should mention that this car looks way sleek and modern if compared to Read More

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    Ethan Okt 01, 2019 for Toyota Hilux

    The Hilux needs no introduction. It has gained the reputation of being the most reliable truck and after my experience, it definitely is. The Hilux will not disappoint, just give it a try! And the new generation has all the latest tech too, so you don't really feel like you are missing something. Read More

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    Ivan Ogo 29, 2019 for Toyota Hilux

    The Hilux is one of the best trucks around, and for good reason. Gone are the days when trucks were only for work. These new generation trucks can be used both for work and family. I find the Hilux more practical than any SUV (unless you want 7 seats). My Hilux has simply been bulletproof and all the creature comforts Read More

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    Syafiq Ogo 19, 2019 for Toyota Hilux

    I have always believed in living at the edge, undertaking adventurous and doing frequent off-roading trips is my kind of thing. So when I bought the Toyota Hilux it didn’t come as a surprise to my friends and family. This car has been my best companion and a bold style statement. I love taking small treks and camping on mountain, Read More

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    Izham Jul 30, 2019 for Toyota Hilux

    Now while we think of purchasing a car we mostly go by looks of it and then think on the other aspect. I have also done something likewise earlier and had to suffer a lot for that. This time I was sure I won’t go by looks alone. I was in search for a car that is sturdy and strong Read More

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    Chan Jul 19, 2019 for Toyota Hilux

    Toyota has revolutionized the concept of a pickup truck after inducting Hilux. The tough build quality along with unmatched performance and reliability offered by the Hilux is in a class of its own. The front end of the Hilux is a sure head turner on the street because of its bold features like chrome plated front grille and stylish headlamps. Read More

Toyota Hilux FAQ

What are the Safety Features Available in Toyota Hilux?

The safety features available in Toyota Hilux Below:

Feature Value
Driver Airbag Yes
Passenger Airbag Yes
Child Safety Locks No
Rear Seat Belts No
Seat Belt Warning Yes
Rear Camera No
Crash Sensor Yes
Engine Check Warning Yes
Front Impact Beams Yes
Side Impact Beams Yes
Door Ajar Warning Yes
What are the Dimensions of Toyota Hilux?

Below are the Dimensions of Toyota Hilux:

Feature Value
Ground Clearance 269 mm
Seating Capacity 2 Seats
Fuel Tank Capacity (litres) 80 L
Length 5330 mm
Width 1815 mm
Height 1795 mm
Wheel Base 3085 mm
No Of Doors 2
What is the Engine Capacity of Toyota Hilux?

Toyota Hilux comes with 5 variants. The Top variant Double Cab 2.8 Rogue (AT) 4X4:

Engine Specification
Engine 2755 cc
Power 201 hp

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