Although referred as a globally popular model, the fact is that Hilux was recently introduced to a US market. 2017 Toyota Hilux Diesel will have new chassis mostly based on Tacoma concept, new engine solutions and innovated interior covered with only premium materials.
Exterior and Interior
When it comes to exterior design changes of 2017 Toyota Hilux Diesel, there won’t be substantial changes. On the front fascia major changes will be redesigned headlights equipped with Xenon lamps as part of standard offer; as well with LED strip that has a purpose as the daytime running lights. On the back side of the truck there will be laterally positioned massive exhaust pipe. Slightly redesigned tail lights will also be supplied with LED lamps. Tailgate will also have some safety features added. Now it will be supported by elastic straps and a mechanical system which won’t allow sudden opening and hence hurting people standing at the back side of the vehicle. The wheels will be 16 inch alloys with all terrain tires and that will be included in the base model of 2017 Toyota Hilux Diesel.
Inside of the cabin of new Toyota Diesel Hilux won’t suffer major changes. Nevertheless, we can expect finest materials for upholstering. Dashboard won’t be redesigned. We are also pleased to announce that gear will be more accessible. Standard technology features even at the base level of 2017 Hilux will include automatic climate control, navigation system, modern surround audio system, trip computer system and many others.
As far as the engine of new 2017 Toyota Hilux Diesel is concerned, there will be both current and new solutions available. 2017 Hilux will preserve 2.7 liter inline engine which has power to deliver 180 hp and 188 lb-ft of torque, respectively. Toyota decided to introduce new option, also diesel powered. It will be 2.8 liter diesel engine, based on a 5.0 liter V8 Cummins. That one will have capacity to deliver 160 hp and more than 300 lb-ft of torque. As of fuel efficiency, this one will use approximately 10% less petrol than previously mentioned.
These engines will be mated to a 6 pace manual or a 6 velocity programmed gearbox. Both RWD and AWD will be available.
2017 Toyota Hilux Diesel Release Date and Price
It is expected for Toyota Hilux Diesel to be available on market at the end of 2017. Estimated price will be up to $20,000 or even less-great price for such great vehicle.