The facelifted 2021 Toyota Hilux pick-up truck has officially appeared, announcing that it will receive more; torque, comfort and technology as well.
The Hilux 2021 pickup was launched in Thailand where this pickup vehicle is produced at Toyota plant there and then it will be exported to European, Asian and Australian markets.
The new Toyota Hilux got a facelift it deserved and it seems that its features are derived from its SUV sister, the 2021 Toyota Fortune, which means that the 2021 Hilux upgrade is very obvious from the outside.
The facelifted 2021 Toyota Hilux photos
The face of the new Hilux has been completely redesigned with a new bold & powerful three-dimensional grille and front bumper treatment, which significantly increases the pick-up’s road presence. This striking new exterior styling is further enhanced by the availability of newly-designed front and rear LED light clusters,
In spite of the visible renovations on the vehicle’s exterior, the interior updates were slight, the upgraded interior features a new driver’s design, and a new, centre console-mounted infotainment screen which adopts mechanical buttons and dials for enhanced operability. The enhanced multimedia system incorporates both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.
Mechanically, the facelifted medium-sized 2021 Toyota Hilux pickup truck will be powered by a 2.8 L diesel engine generating 201 horsepower and 500 Newton meters of torque , with a choice of 6-speed manual or 6-speed automatic transmissions mated to 4-wheel drive.
The facelifted pickup truck is also available with a turbocharged 2.4-liter diesel engine and a 2.7-liter 4-cylinder petrol engine.
The comfort and driveability of the new Hilux have been enhanced through improvements to the suspension which benefits from front and rear shock absorber tuning, improved leaf spring design and new bushing to combine a smoother ride.
Hilux’s 1 tonne payload and 3.5-tonne towing capability have now been expanded to all 4-wheel drive body types.
Sales of the new Hilux are set to begin in Australia in August.