Toyota updates Hilux

Toyota updates Hilux

June 6, 2019 0 By autotimesnews

The systems of the proprietary active safety complex have been significantly improved, the locking rear differential is now standard equipment in all trim levels.

June 24, in the domestic market of Japan, Toyota Motor will begin selling upgraded versions of the Hilux pickup. During this update, the car did not change in appearance, the engine and transmission remained the same. Changes in the interior trim and equipment is also not carried out. The main element of the update is a complex of active security systems.

The automatic braking system now effectively detects pedestrians and cyclists in the dark. Improved warning system for leaving the occupied band. The design of the cruise control has changed, which is now effective in a wider range of speeds while maintaining a given distance to the vehicle in front. There was a road sign recognition system, but in Japan it has its own characteristics – the list of signs is limited to several positions. Also, there was a sound alert function of the driver that the vehicle in front of him began to move.

Of the mechanical improvements allocate locking rear differential – it was available before, but now is standard in all trim levels. In Japan, Hilux has only two of them: X and Z, based on the latter, a special version of the Black Rally Edition is also being released.

The engine in Japan is only one – a 4-cylinder 2.4-liter turbo diesel. Transmission – 6-speed automatic, drive – full.

The cost of a pickup Toyota Hilux in Japan is 3 321 000 – 3 756 240 yen, a special version of the Black Rally Edition will cost 3 961 440 yen. Available for sale updated versions will be June 24.