15 January 2016 · Vehicle Reviews
Introducing the all-new Toyota HiLux | Phil Gilbert Toyota
All-New Toyota HiLux – 10 years in the making
Are you looking for a tough and powerful ute loaded with luxury technology? Then you must check out the all-new Toyota HiLux model that’s arrived at Phil Gilbert Toyota. This ute has been 10 years in the making, and it’s here to impress.
You’ll be spoilt for choice with two petrol engines as well as two powerful diesel engines in the HiLux range. And with pricing starting from as little as $20,990 for the tough and reliable workmate, you won’t be disappointed. Here are some key things you need to know:
i. Fuel rating:
Saving you at the bowser, the Toyota HiLux diesel engines have now achieved a “Euro 5 compliant” status. This means that the car is not only more fuel efficient, but provides a quieter ride as well.
ii. Engine size:
The 2.7-litre four-cylinder petrol version has been refined with more power and torque. And Toyota HiLux enthusiasts will be pleased to hear the all-new model maintains the option of the same powerful 4.0 litre petrol V6 engine with 175kW of power and 376Nm of torque.
The eighth generation HiLux comes with a range of safety features that will provide you with peace of mind on the road, including a reversing camera, seven airbags, vehicle stability and traction control and anti-skid brakes with brake assist.
Why it’s so highly anticipated
The all-new HiLux is the first new model since 2005, so there has been plenty of anticipation for its launch. It’s been driven and tested for Australian road conditions, with local engineers undertaking a six-year program to ensure the all new-model comes with suspension to handle Australian conditions, from inner city laneways through to gravel roads in outback Australia. On top of a new suspension package, the underbody has been enhanced and its electronic control system has been fine tuned.
Who is it designed for?
Trade businesses and contractors:
Trade businesses and contractors: Hauling goods has never been easier than with the all-new Toyota HiLux for sale with your choice of a single, double and extra cab style. Plus to top this off the new model has the capability to tow a massive 3.5 tonnes.
Young adventurous families:
The Toyota HiLux can double as a work car and a family car, as it has been designed with families in mind with child-restraint functionality, seat belt reminders and 600ml bottle holders.
If you’re thinking of stopping by a Toyota car dealer in the Sydney area, the Toyota HiLux should definitely be a top consideration. As you can see the Toyota HiLux provides a combination of a luxury car with a tough engine design, so it’s no surprise it’s one of Australia’s favourite utes. The all-new HiLux ute received a facelift and reworked drivetrain that gives the Toyota HiLux greater presence and performance on the road.
It ticks the boxes when it comes to looks, performance, safety and comfort and tops this off with a wallet friendly Toyota HiLux price. So whether you’re a tradie looking for a sturdy ute at a great price or a busy family looking to take on your next adventure make sure you book a test drive with Phil Gilbert Toyota today.