The famed Toyota Hilux pickup truck has made its debut in the Indian market and is available in three variants, all getting 4×4 as standard.
oyota India has launched the legendary Japanese pick-up truck Toyota Hilux in the country at a starting price of Rs 33.99 lakh (ex-showroom). Toyota Hilux is launched in three variants in India, base variant being 4×4 MT Standard priced at Rs 34 lakh, mid variant being 4×4 MT High priced at Rs 35.80 lakh and top-spec variant being 4×4 AT High priced at Rs 36.80 lakh. (All prices ex-showroom).
Although Toyota announced the launch of the Hilux earlier this year, the prices were not revealed. TKM had launched the model in January and in February it temporarily stopped bookings considering various factors impacting the supply amid heavy demand for the model. Globally, the Hilux sales have surpassed 20 million units in around 180 countries.
“Ever since its launch, the sophisticated Hilux has managed to win the admiration and hearts of the customers with good response. With our ‘customer first’ approach, drawing inspiration from the lifestyles of the people, our offering in the whole new lifestyle segment with Hilux is a step ahead to deliver ‘mass happiness to all,” TKM Executive Vice President Tadashi Asazuma said in a statement.
The model is powered by a 2.8-litre diesel engine and comes with manual and automatic transmission options. It comes with a 4×4 drive and a water wading capacity of 700 mm, among other safety and convenience features. Toyota’s Hilux uses the same IMV-2 platform that underpins two of its other workhorses – the Innova Crysta and Fortuner.