The 2017 Toyota Hilux can possibly be the most anticipated vehicle in the automobile industry. It is evident that there are a number of admirers for this vehicle across the globe, and it has enthralled a number of buyers with its great power and specifications. This vehicle had first made its way in 1968, and so far the makers have successfully sold more than 16 million units all over the world till date. This time, the model will be completely redesigned and refreshed one as compared to its previous model, and it will also be offered in different markets including the US. In accordance with its specs, features and power it can be easily said that this vehicle will beat all its previous models launched so far by its makers.
2017 Toyota Hilux – External Body Parts and Inner Cosmetic Changes
The exterior design of the vehicles from Toyota is always fascinating to watch; this time also, the company is expected to provide enchanting design to their upcoming automobile. The details have been discussed below:
- In its front fascia, the makers have retained its 3-slot signature brand grille and it has been slightly modified in order to give it an aggressive look.
- The body of this vehicle has been constructed with lighter materials in order to have a light curb weight.
- The grille in its front fascia is also flanked with a pair of sleek looking headlights and it also enhances its aggressiveness.
- Toyota has also used a number of air inlets in order to cool down its mighty engine.
- Drivers along with the passengers will get smooth riding experience as the makers have a given alloy wheels, and it will be offered in different size as 16, 17 or 18 inches.
- The rear end of 2017 Toyota Hilux is also attractive as there will be stylish and elegant taillights.
Toyota has given some eye catchy features inside the cabin of this automobile, and it is sure that it will attract not only the existing customers but also potential customers. The features include:
- 5 adult passengers can be easily accommodated in its spacious cabin
- There will be ample amount of space for leg room, and head room of the passengers along with the makers have also given the subsequent amount of cargo space.
- Seats are manufactured with premium leather upholstery, and there will be latest leather seat cover also.
- For the infotainment of the passengers 2017 Toyota Hilux will be offered with latest music system and there will be touchscreen display in its illuminated dashboard.
- The passengers will be allowed to enjoy their ride inside its cabin with the help of tri-zone auto climate control system.
2017 Toyota Hilux – Powertrain Specifications
As of now, there is no official declaration made by the company regarding its engine specifications but based on the assumption of different sources there are variants to engine to be placed under the hood of this 2017 Hilux. They are discussed below:
- There will be 2.4-liter engine delivering 180 hp and 188 lb-ft of torque.
- There will be another new variant, and it is 5.0-liter V8 engine producing 160 hp and subsequent amount of torque.
- The makers are speculated to power 2017 Toyota Hilux with two different petrol variants, and they are 7-literengine, and it will deliver an output of 164 hp.
- The second petrol variant will be 4.0-liter delivering an output of 278 hp.
- In terms of its standard transmission,it is said that the makers have used 6-speed automatic transmission
- EPA rating suggests that the vehicle will deliver 27 miles per gallon in cities and 32 miles per gallon on highways.
- Toyota Hilux 2017 can accelerate 0-60 mph in 9.5 seconds, and it is having a recorded top speed of 115 mph.
- It has got immense power, and the towing capacity will be around 7716.18 pounds. As usual, Toyota has also given some standard safety features in 2017 Toyota Hilux, and they are:
- Automated seat belts
- Stability and traction control system
- Hill descent control system
- Forward collision warning system
- Adaptive cruise controls
2017 Toyota Hilux – Availability and Competitors
It is said that the base price of 2017 Toyota Hilux given by its makers will be around $25,000, but it is also rumored that this initial price might increase up to $40,000 due to the addition of higher trims. Coming to its availability then it is expected that this 2017 Toyota Hilux will hit the streets at the onset of 2017. It is quite obvious that there are a number of rivals competing against this exclusive model. As of now Nissan Navara is considered to be core rival.