The third-gen 2021 Toyota Hilux will hit markets later next year. According to numerous reports, the upcoming model will get minor changes. Hilux is a middle-size pickup truck that offers one of the most attractive and robust designs on the market.
Also, it comes with a cabin that provides impressive styling and rooms for five occupants. We must add that the Hilux model is a very popular pick-up in Europe and one of the most iconic pick-ups across the globe.
2021 Toyota Hilux Redesign
The 2021 Toyota Hilux is a middle-size pickup truck that will arrive with robust and durable design. Also, the new model will get some changes that will make this pickup even more attractive.
For a start, the suspension has been reworked according to the officials and this model is tuned for off-roading. Dimensionally, the Hilux length 5,3 meters. If we compare it to the Nissan Qashqai SUV, the new pickup is around meter longer.
Provided photos revealed that the upcoming Hilux will get new headlights, larger grille, and reshaped taillights. The design looks sportier than before, and upper trim levels will get most of the equipment that will include more stylish wheels. The 2021 Toyota Hilus as before will come with three configurations cab configurations: a regular cab, extended cab, and double cab. The upcoming 2021 Toyota Hilux model will also get this year’s new TRD offroad trim. This version will bring more features and a sportier look.
Standard and Optional Features
The cabin of the 2021 Toyota Hilux will be more stylish than before. The new model will introduce new upholstery, more techs, and more features. Also, the new infotainment system will be part of this pickup. The manufacturer will use 4.2 in touchscreen on the lower trims.
However, on the higher trims, there will be a larger infotainment display. Reversing camera, DAB radio, cruise control, and folding door mirrors, air conditioning, Bluetooth, cool front box, and heated and electrically adjustable wing mirrors as standard. As before, the same seating configuration will be present. Cloth upholstery is available and provides excellent comfort. Optionally, customers can get leather seats, vinyl flooring and much more.
2021 Toyota Hilux Powertrain Specs
The 2021 Toyota Hilux is a great pickup truck that comes with few engine options. Furthermore, the upcoming model may also get a new engine as per the latest rumors. However, this rumor is not yet confirmed by Toyota. Until that happens, Hilux will continue to be powered with a 2.7-liter gasoline unit that generates 165 horsepower and 180 lb-ft of torque. The next one powertrain that comes optionally is a 2.4-liter turbodiesel. This engine replaced the aging 3.0-liter unit, and it provides 295 lb-ft of torque.
The last one and the most potent options is a 2.8-liter diesel that generates 175 hp and 330 lb-ft of torque. Manual transmission is no longer on the offer and is replaced with a 6-speed automatic gearbox.
Price and Release Date
The upcoming 2021 Toyota Hilux is the most completed mid-size pickup truck on the market. It comes with great design, and it provides a great list of features. Thanks to its redesign, the new model will now cost more than the current model.
The third-gen 2021 Toyota Hilux will start at $21,500 for the base model. However, choosing the range-topping trim level price will jump to $40,000. Toyota`s new flagship pickup Hilux will hit the markets sometime in 2020.