2016 Toyota Hilux Redesign

The Toyota Hilux model is a very successful car in the auto industry. This car, however, has had the same design for a very long period of time and Toyota realized the need to give it a makeover. The all 2016 Toyota Hilux will receive a new engine, interior and exterior design before hitting the market. This will make it easier for a multitasking owner to use only one vehicle as a family car and as a delivery truck for his/her business.

2016 Toyota Hilux front.

2016 Toyota Hilux Redesign

This move will counter the recent introductions of the new Nissan Navara and Ford Ranger trucks. The 2016 Toyota Hilux will have a much wider front grille giving it a very masculine look. The headlights will be longer and not in contact with the front bumper. The bumper will be much lower. The rear lights will have a right angled triangular design. The wheel arches will be less pronounced thus removing its hip like design. The vehicle will be longer with a much larger cabin and it is expected to have a new suspension system to improve handling at high speeds and reduce noise in the cabin. The company focused on using high quality materials to give the interior a more comfortable look.

2016 Toyota Hilux side

2016 Toyota Hilux Engine

The 2016 Toyota Hilux is expected to have dirt resistant upholstery, electronic front seats, an improved audio system (6 speakers) as well as climate control. Its high end model is expected to have an interior that matches that of a mid sized family car. The cabin will be expanded hence it will be more spacious with more leg room. EngineA new design is not complete without a new engine, especially for a pickup truck. There will be a new 3.5 liter V6 gasoline engine to replace the old 4 liter engine. It will have higher horsepower, going up to 200 but lower torque. The base model will have the old 2.7 liter inline four gasoline engine producing 182 horsepower and 180 pounds of torque. These engines will be equipped with either a 6 speed manual or 5 speed automatic transmission system. In the diesel category, the former 2.5 and 3.0 liter engines will be replaced by a new and more fuel efficient 2.8 liter Cummins manufactured engine, cranking out 180 horsepower and about 340 pounds of torque.

2016 Toyota Hilux

2016 Toyota Hilux Price

This will be accompanied by a standard four wheel drive system and a 6 speed automatic gearbox. There were reports of a 5.7 liter diesel but this was not confirmed by the company. Release date and price. The 2016 Toyota Hilux is expected to be released in late 2015 with a price range of $20,000 for the base model to $35,000 for higher quality and performance trim levels.

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