The makeover for the new 2021 Toyota Hilux debut, this time taking place in the manufacturer’s home country, and in particular made a difference by introducing the accessories it brings exclusively to Japan. Those responsible for bringing more character to this famous pick-up are the members of the Gazoo Racing team.
Starting in June, the disclosure of the models and versions that the Hilux update will bring to begin. The first is its premiere in Asia Pacific and Australia, where two new variants were also introduced a few days ago: Rugged X and Rogue.
2021 Hilux Exterior
The aesthetics of this type of vehicle have gained weight over the years, so customers are increasingly critical of the machine’s appearance. Toyota has decided to apply a deep facelift to the 2021 Toyota Hilux with a much more aggressive and angular front end, a larger grille and light clusters that can now feature full LED technology.
Some of the colors for the bodywork are still new, such as olive green which depicts the photo version, the wheel design is also new. On the rear, the most relevant changes are in the pilot section, with a new design and LED technology for several functions. Apart from that, the bumper also features a more stylish shape.
2021 Toyota Hilux Colors
This is the available 2021 Toyota Hilux exterior color options, check the colors list below:
- Dark Blue
- Oxide Bronze Metallic
- Glacier White
- Crystal Pearl
- Silver Sky
- Eclipse Black
- Inferno Orange
- Olympia Red
- Nebula Blue
- Emotional Red II
2021 Hilux Interior
The cabin of the 2021 Toyota Hilux has never been the most luxurious and refined place in the world, but it is true that over time it has improved, at least in appearance. It remains, yes, strong and resilient. With the manufacturer’s updates, some aspects of the cabin have also been improved, introducing a new infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto and more attractive visual instrumentation that, yes, remains “traditional”.
Some of the cladding materials have also been upgraded, also adding a bit of ambient lighting to the doors which improves the perception of quality, at least visually. In addition, the new JBL-signed sound equipment will offer up to 800W of pure sound power.
2021 Hilux Specs
Speaking of power: under the hood of the 2021 Toyota Hilux hides what is undoubtedly the big novelty of this update: Toyota will now install the familiar 2.8 D4-D engine in models such as the Toyota Land Cruiser, which is a significant upgrade over to the 2nd, The 4 D4-D, on the other hand, will continue to be available in the Hilux lineup.
The 2.8 D4-D engine offers 204 DIN hp and 500 NM of torque, numbers that allow it to substantially increase its performance while keeping fuel consumption relatively low: it guarantees 7.8 liters / 100 km in the associated NEDC cycle. Automatic and manual transmissions will continue to be available, always at 6 speed, also adding a new electronic system to the 2WD version that simulates the action of a limited slip differential.
The brand reports an increase in the tensile capacity of the automatic version with 4 × 4 traction, which now stands at 3,500 kg. For their part, the 4×2 traction variant can pull up to 2,800 kg.
How much is the price for a 2021 Toyota Hilux?
Current pricing for the Toyota HiLux 2021 starts at $21,865 for the Workmate single-cab petrol version and rises to $62,490 for the Rugged X and Rogue 4×4 diesel model grades.
When is the 2021 Toyota Hilux Release Date?
The new Toyota Hilux 2021 will go on sale in our country at the end of summer, so the first units will reach dealers in early fall 2020.