If we talk about trucks, the Toyota Hilux is the most recognized and sold model in the world, with a history behind it that spans several decades.

The pick-ups continue to maintain their weight in the market. They may not exactly be a very popular vehicle in Europe, but in addition to being work vans, they are finding their niche as leisure vehicles.

The Toyota Hilux is one of the oldest and most reputed models globally and that is why the Japanese firm has wanted to update the recently renewed pick-up with both interior and exterior changes.

The Toyota Hilux is a pick-up off-road vehicle manufactured by Toyota since 1968. Currently the eighth generation is marketed, presented in 2015 and updated in 2020. The Toyota Hilux is one of the toughest and toughest vehicles you can buy and is characterized by a long business history, legendary reliability and a strong ability to withstand continued abuse , as its track record attests. Units destined for the European market are manufactured mainly at the Toyota factory in Durban (South Africa), although units are also received from the Chachoengsao factory (Thailand).

Fernando and Marc Coma were given a rare opportunity to test the prototype of the new Hilux during Dakar rally training in Spain before it was released. The truck was released after the test run which was launched in Europe. Hilux range is available in 2WD/4WD single and double cabins and gasoline and diesel engines.

 The truck has a long business history and enough credibility to make it one of the segment’s top picks. But, with growing competition, Toyota, too, had to bow down to the pressure and deliver the best it could. So, for this updated model, the Japanese automaker has introduced a new front end, better tech features and, most importantly, a more powerful 2.8-liter engine.

The direct rivals of the Toyota Hilux in the market are the Ford Ranger , the Mitsubishi L-200 or the Nissan Navara . All of them have a format similar to that of the Toyota Hilux and cover a wide range of prices and benefits within the pick-up format.

Toyota Hilux Interrior

The Toyota Hilux is characterized by offering a continuous and easily recognizable aesthetic within its lineage . Its proportions and heights are the usual ones in the segment of the medium-size pick-up, finding a more current and striking image on the front after its last revision presented in 2020 .

Problems are common with cars, some problems will only occur after some years of operation. The Toyota Hilux announced a recall due to the issues with issue EU Rapex system.

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