Since it was first revealed in May 2015, Toyota Hilux has been ruling the market of luxury pickup trucks. Now, it is coming back as a 2019 model with classier and improved design and features, offering the new engine option as well.
The ninth generation of Toyota Hilux will once again prove how solid and reliable this truck is. It is primarily aimed to handle various climate conditions and challenging terrains. You will enjoy the off-road adventures or work, the choice is yours. The new Hilux is also said to have larger dimensions than its predecessor. It will be longer and taller which promises more space inside this truck. However, its weight will be reduced due to the use of lightweight materials, so you can expect better fuel economy and efficiency. In the front fascia, this model will get a redesigned chrome grille that together with a massive bumper gives this model a more powerful and aggressive look. Also, the towing capability of this truck will be improved up to 3 tones. The suspension will also be redesigned and you will notice Multi Reflector Halogen headlights and LED daytime running lights. In the back, you can definitely expect a bigger cargo space. This vehicle will definitely appear modern and attractive, but also efficient.
As we have already mentioned, our new 2019 Toyota Hilux will have larger dimensions, especially the heights and the length, you can expect more space inside the cabin, which means enough headroom and legroom. Toyota has also been working on technology section, upgrading and modernizing the dashboard and instrument cluster. You will find a 6-inch touch screen with various forms of entertainment. There will also be another multi-function display. All the next-generation hi-tech options are expected inside the new Hilux, so for instance, options such as audio system or automatic environment control will not be left out. A truck like this should also provide necessary safety features and great comfort, so you can enjoy even your most ‘bumpy’ rides. The seats will be covered in leather and high-quality materials, depending on the trim you choose.
The new 2019 Toyota Hilux is expected to be more efficient due to its reduced weight and aerodynamic design, but also more environment-friendly and with better fuel economy. So, the most significant upgrade has obviously happened under the hood. The new Hilux will come with a 3.0-liter turbo diesel engine that will be able to deliver 169 horsepower and 253 pound-feet of torque. It will be mated to a five-speed automatic transmission.
2019 Toyota Hilux Release Date and Price
The 2019 Toyota Hilux should make its debut and hit the showrooms by the late 2018, probably in fall. The starting price should be around $20,000 and it could go up to $45,000, depending on the trim level and equipment.