One of the best selling light truck on the global market presented by Toyota is 2017 Toyota Hilux. Substantially the company always uses the same platform to complete this popular truck and now it is mentioned that the company would like to give complete redesign.
2017 Toyota Hilux is expected by the fans to come out soon with the similar characteristics as Tacoma. Some reliable sources mentioned that there will be new powertrain with some improvements around the exterior and interior.
2017 Toyota Hilux Changes
Interior and Exterior
2017 Toyota Hilux has great development with the new platform. It seems that the company would like to emphasize the details especially with the higher level of quality materials. Buyers could find out some cool features to offer such as the six-speaker audio system for the base, electronic front seat and climate control. The highest trim will go with the highest excellence and comfort as a perfect option for mid-sized family car.
Besides, there will be new grid to add while the front and rear bumper will be improved in larger size compared to the predecessor. There is also a positive sign that 2017 Toyota Hilux has big bumper which is longer than before. The newest length would be around 5.2 meters. The headlights will get better visibility to help driver and it is designed in sharper look. Since it is designed as a commercial car, of course the cargo space could amaze you to carry large quantities because the more spacious cargo to offer in 2017 Toyota Hilux.
With the new platform, there is a big possibility if there will be some changes especially for the engine options. Now, people are expecting that the all-line up goes with the more modern motor. There should be no change at all for the base engine version. It should go with inline-four 2.7 liter to produce around 180 lb-ft and 182 horsepower. The old which is V6 engine and 4.0 liter in the predecessor could be replaced with the new V6 engine and 3.5 liter to produce 200 horsepower although it has low torque power. Both of the engines above are for 2017 Toyota Hilux which should be paired with six-speed auto transmission or the improved six-speed manual. Another rumor also mentioned about the huge demand of new diesel engine option. The old was 2.5 liter and 3.0 liter that should be replaced with the new Cummins 2.8 liter to produce for up to 340 pound-feet of torque and 180 horsepower. This engine is quite efficient and powerful with the four-wheel drive setup and six-speed auto transmission support.
2017 Toyota Hilux Release Date and Competition
The top model is predicted about $20,000 and $35,000. 2017 Toyota Hilux could be released in the second half of 2016 to deal with Ford Ranger and Nissan Navara.
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