A current Toyota Hilux pickup is representative of the eighth generation model. This new model debuted in mid-2015, and by the end of the same year started its sales. Directed fans of the Japanese brand, well remember that the Hilux was also present in the US market. 2018, it will be exactly 50 years since the start of sales of Toyota Hilux pickup models, and it is precisely in those markets. According to some reports, all-new 2019 Toyota Hilux will mark this important anniversary.
Compared to previous models, the current model has significantly upgraded and modernized. The vehicle received a new design and engines and drive train are significantly improved. In some markets, the eighth generation model sold as the Toyota Hilux Revo. In addition, the US market, this model is sold under the name Toyota Tacoma. It remains to be seen whether the anniversary model, to get their place on the US market, and it marked “Hilux”.
To implement the new model still has plenty of time. In the future will be clearer what the plans of Toyota, related to the celebration of this anniversary. According to some sources, 2019 Toyota Hilux will appear in a limited edition as a special edition. In this way, will mark the 50th anniversary of the pickup. On the other hand, rumors point to a completely new model. None of this information is not confirmed, but it remains to wait and see.
The new generation model has brought great changes and refreshment. Considering this, one should not expect a revolution with the 2019 models. However, if the company decides to Special Edition, respectively Anniversary Edition, the possible design changes. More specifically, this model could get a special graphics, or decorations, which would indicate the jubilee.
The current Toyota Hilux benefits of the “Keen Look” design, taken from the Toyota Corolla E170 models. The same design will be represented with Toyota Hilux 2019. This design emphasizes its slim projector headlamps and LED daytime running lights. A similar style and concept is present inside the vehicle cabin.
2019 Toyota Hilux Exterior
As noted above, changes in the design will not be. 2019 model comes with the same design of the hood and grille. Of course, this design element is mentioned, significantly modified compared to the previous generation model. In addition, the vehicle comes with a chrome door handles, pronounced fenders, polished alloy wheels and tinted privacy glass.
In respect of all predecessors, the new model as well as 2019 Toyota Hilux, brings an increase usable space inside the cabin. The interior stands out with new quality and modern materials. Of course, there are the most advanced features and benefits. Among them is contemporary dashboard with a tablet like touch-screen display on the center console. It managed infotainment system and satellite navigation.
Improving the powertrain and transmission is significantly improved the efficiency, economy, and reduce emissions of harmful gases in the environment.
Engine offer, 2019 Toyota Hilux models, will include a large number of various diesel and gasoline engines with four cylinders. There are generators that are present in other models of the company, such as the new Toyota Innova and Toyota Fortuner models.
Some of these engines are new ESTEC GD 2.4-liter, 2.8-liter and 2.5-liter KD, and 3.0-liter diesel engines. Also, there is a 4.0-liter V6 engine, which delivers 235 horsepower at 5,200 rpm and 277 lb-ft of torque at 3,700 rpm. This engine represents the top offer with the Hilux pickup models. With these engines, there is a large number of other diesel and petrol engines. The offer is different from the market, where vehicle sales.
All versions of the model will be available for the 5-speed and 6-speed manual or automatic transmission, as well as 4×2 and 4×4 drive.