2016 Toyota Hilux Specs

The Toyota Hilux, manufactured by the Japanese company Toyota is a series of mid-sized pickup trucks designed to change the way people carry their loads with them and travel with their families as well. The 2016 Toyota Hilux is one of the best-selling trucks in places like Europe and Australia due to its strong rugged looks, reliability and unmatched durability. And now, the 2016 model of the Toyota Hilux is gearing up for release next year.

2016 Toyota Hilux front..

2016 Toyota Hilux Specs

It is believed that the 2016 Toyota Helix will undergo some major upgrades to improve performance from its previous generations. The new Toyota Hilux is expected to equip a 4- or 6-cylinder engine to enhance performance. Though Toyota has been extremely tight-lipped about the exact engine, it is expected to carry forward the 2.7 L Inline-four engine which provides 180 Horsepower and 188 lb-ft of torque from the previous generation and incorporate a new diesel engine, which is rumored to be based on the Cummins 5 Liter V8. Further the new diesel engine is believed to produce more torque than the previous diesel engines. It is expected to produce 300 lb-ft of torque in contrast to the approximately 252 lb-ft torque produced by the 3-liter diesel engine of the previous model. On transmission front, there is a expected upgrade in gearboxes from the previous model. The new Toyota Helix is rumored to equip a 6-speed manual and 6-speed automatic transmission both with the all-wheel drive and rear-wheel drive, replacing the old 4 speed automatic and 5 speed Manual transmission from the previous model. This is supposed to improve performance in the new Toyota Helix. The 2016 Toyota Helix will accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in just 9.5 seconds and gain a maximum speed of 185 kmph.

2016 Toyota Hilux side

2016 Toyota Hilux Design

The 2016 Toyota Hilux has undergone major changes in its design as well. On the exterior front, the 2016 model has undergone a significant overhaul. The new Hilux looks slightly wider, taller and longer in dimensions. It seems as if the new model is having a deeper rear-view window, possibly to improve driver’s visibility especially during reversing. On the other hand, the interior styling is not expected to undergo any major changes but there maybe some luxurious tweaks to enhance comfort. Features like automatic climate control, trip computer and an audio system will be available in the base model of the 2016 Toyota Hilux as well.

2016 Toyota Hilux

2016 Toyota Helix Release Date and Price

Though there is no official word on the release date of the 2016 Toyota Hilux, but it is expected to arrive by the end of 2015. As for the price, the new Toyota Hilux will cost around $18,000.

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