2017 Toyota Hilux – Changes, Engine and Towing Capacity

Hilux is all set to get updated and will arrive in the form of 2017 Toyota Hilux. The upgrades, this time, will be bigger and better because the framework will be improved, the engine will be renewed also the looks will face major alterations. The present version is considered as extremely relatable without any doubt also it’s powerful so the 2017 model will be even better. It should be mentioned here that clear information related to the entire package has not been made public yet, but experts have given their opinions, which will be correct.

2017 Toyota Hilux - front

2017 Toyota Hilux Exterior and Interior Design

The front end will not change which is something closely related with the Land Cruiser, but you can expect some changing in the bedding. For the top models, there will be newer covers. The 2017 Toyota Hilux vehicle will be modernized ensuring easy operation at the same time it will also look a lot better. Some changes in the region of the cabin will also be introduced. Center console will undergo revamping, the better material will be included also the infotainment system will turn improved in fact it will be altered by an Android-based system providing easy to use options along with the fast interface.

2017 Toyota Hilux - interior

All these changes are being added with the aim of providing better and improved functioning potential to the upcoming model. Its framework will be light so that better fuel efficiency can be obtained every time. Interior is all about providing comfort and luxury to the passengers. The cabin is enormous and supports decent space for the head as well as legs. Tough and long lasting materials have been used. This is something which will save cabin from damage and rough use. On the other side, the exterior will be more about providing an aggressive appeal to the onlookers.

2017 Toyota Hilux -towning

Engine Options

Engines definitely are the main source of concern for the fans of Hilux. In this regard, the most prominent change that will be associated with 2017 Toyota Hilux is none other than TRD. There are rumors, that this specific version will also be available along with the 2.8 l, turbocharged diesel engine. It will have the capacity of producing 210 hp and torque of 360 lb-ft. Here 6, speed manual should be considered, which appears as the sole option. Toyota is more keen on introducing engines that you show better efficiency may this is the reason behind the fact that older 4.0 l, the engine has been left out. Another variant is going to get  3.5 l, V6, which must be equipped with the potential of offering 280 hp and torque of  250 lb-ft.

New Hilux will have maximum towing capacity  3.5-tonnes on dual cab models.

Price and Release Date

The price for 2017 Toyota Hilux will start from 20,000 dollars. However, for higher levels of trim and additional features you need to expect more. The vehicle will be released in the market by end of 2016 and start of 2017.

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