2019 Toyota Hilux

The US market is the main stage for every carmaker and vehicle. However, some cars are not coming to North America. Not being present there doesn’t mean these are less successful. One of the examples is Hilux truck. We can compare the US market to global, and companies still have more profit from American buyers. However, Hilux is probably the most popular pickup that has never come to the USA. Being one of the best-selling truck in Europe and in Australia, Japanese manufacturer will launch refreshed truck, the 2019 Toyota Hilux. Changes include cosmetic revisit and minor tuning of engine room.

2019 Toyota Hilux rear

2019 Toyota Hilux drivetrain

Nowadays, we have two engine options for 2019 Toyota Hilux. However, we can’t call either a main drivetrain. Different markets won’t have one of these. So for some countries one will be standard, and for others second mill. We give the priority to 2.4-l diesel engine. This will be the drivetrain of the first examples of the 2019 Hilux. Other one, a 2.8-l petrol is coming probably later with extra trim levels. Diesel drivetrain can make 150 hp and 280 lb-ft of torque. It replaced 3.0-l engine because of the efficiency. With it, pickup truck will have better towing capacity than Mitsubishi L200, but still less than Nissan Navara.

2019 Toyota Hilux Australia

2019 Toyota Hilux redesign

The 2019 Toyota Hilux will be a stylish truck whose main function is to work. However, if you decide to go to urban areas, or to use it for commuting, it is not a problem for this truck. It is packed with the latest infotainment features, so the ride is comfortable. Also, different trim levels will add more exterior style. The 2019 Hilux is going to be available in 2-door and 4-door versions. Buyers will be also able to pick between Workmate, SR, SR5, and Hi-Rider versions.

2019 Toyota Hilux TRD

2019 Toyota Hilux pros and cons

Advantages of the 2019 Toyota Hilux will be stylish interior. Cabin’s design is like for sedan, and passengers can feet maximum safety and comfort. If we compare the ride with some other pickup, then Hilux will be in better position. On the other hand, fuel economy and rough automatic transmissions are downside of current version. Without changes under the hood, we doubt truck can fix these lacks. On the other hand, chiefs announced plans to increase towing capacity, which is already one of strengths for Hilux pickup truck.

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