The Hilux has consistently been Toyota’s bestselling vehicle, not just in the Gulf Cooperative Council but also in Saudi Arabia, Oman and UAE. The eighth-generation which was released in August in the region, comes with the body developed on a new frame structure and a deck upgraded with structure panels. In this new Thai-built Hilux, Saudi Arabia will find a completely redefined style and enhanced utility, taken from customer feedback to add to their all-time favourite pick-up.
2016 Hilux Saudi Arabia Variations
Toyota Hilux GLX 2016 4X2 – 2.4 liter diesel
Toyota Hilux GLX 2016 4X2 – 2.7 liter
Toyota Hilux SGLX 2016 4X4 – 2.4 liter diesel
Toyota Hilux SGLX 2016 4X4 – 2.7 liter
Toyota Hilux SGLX 2016 4X4 – 2.7 liter Automatic
2016 Hilux Saudi Arabia Specs
Engines: In the eighth generation, the TR petrol engine has been further improved to achieve both fuel economy and high output. The 2.7 litre engine produces 164 hp power and up to 245 Nm torque. It is fused with a 5-speed manual transmission and a 6 speed automatic transmission. The 4 cylinder GD engine comes with Toyota’s advance D4D technology that generates up to 147ho and 400Nm of torque. The 6-speed manual and automatic transmission options in the diesel variation stand offer improved control of low and medium speed ranged, thereby giving excellent acceleration performance. The 2.4 liter diesel engine also comes with 5 speed manual transmission delivering 343Nm torque.
Frame and suspension: This version comes with an enlarged side rail cross-section which offers more comfort, toughness and safety. It also comes with leaf-spring suspension and shock absorbers for comfortable off-roading.
Interior: The 2016 Toyota Hilux comes with a new Multi-Information display (MID) on a stylish instrument panel. It comes with luxury features such as electrostatic multi-touch control panel, 4 WD changeover switch and plush seats. The new generation also offers more leg room for rear passengers.
Safety Features: This car has accentuated safety features as compared to its predecessors. It has front driver and passenger airbags, knee air bags for the driver, Automatic Braking System and electronic breakforce distribution. It even offers Emergency Locking Retractor seat belts on all seats except on the centre seat.
Therefore, the 2016 Toyota Hilux is a reply to generations of customer feedback and more, well poised to exceed their expectations and strengthen their emotional bond with the model.