2019 Toyota Hilux USA, South Africa, Specs

Considering recent changes, it is pretty much for sure that the 2019 Toyota Hilux will come pretty much unchanged. The legendary truck has been around for decades. The first version came in 1968 and we have seen eight generations so far.

The current generation is present since 2015. However, the company has already introduced some changes. Last year, we saw a nice update when this remarkable truck received plenty of novelties. There is a new styling, which follows the latest corporate look. So, expect no changes for the next year. The 2019 Hilux will continue in the same way, featuring familiar overall design, fulfilled with new details from the last year.

2019 toyota hilux front view

On the other side, mechanical aspect has been unchanged since 2015, and that state should remain for some time more. Considering this lack of changes, we don’t expect some earlier arrival, but in the late 2018.

2019 Toyota Hilux design remain unchanged

The 2019 Toyota Hilux is likely to remain unchanged. As we already mentioned, the current 2018-year model has received some nice updates, so it is hard to believe in another update only year later. To remind you, a last-year update included mostly visual changes. Just it is usual, the focus was on the front end. So, there is a new front fascia, along with the new bumper that comes with new LED lighting group.

Basically, the legendary truck now features a design close to the North American Tacoma. Other areas of the truck suffered as well, but in such intensity. On the other side, mechanical aspect of the car has remained the same. For the next year, we could see only some minor tweaks in terms of new color options, interior schemes etc. Rest will continue in the same way.

2019 toyota hilux side view

Interior

Speaking of the interior design, we don’t expect to see bigger changes besides new color schemes. The cabin will remain the same, featuring familiar design which provides a perfect balance between comfort and capability of this truck. The cabin is pretty spacious and offers plenty of convenience. An attractive dashboard will most likely continue without bigger changes, although some new standard features could come.

Speaking of standard equipment, this amazing truck usually comes in three trim levels. Those are Active, Icon and Invincible. Each of these versions is designed for a specific drivers group, offering not just different list of equipment, but design tweaks as well. Still, consider that this truck is offered worldwide, so trim level organization could vary depending on the market.

2019 toyota hilux interior

2019 Toyota Hilux engine

Just like we’ve mentioned, this truck is available on various markets all around the world. So, it’s not wondering that there are several engines in the offer. In most of cases, this truck comes with some of capable diesel units.

One of these engines is a familiar 2.4-liter engine which delivers around 155 horsepower and 290 pound-feet of torque.

There is also an even more famous 3.0-liter unit, which is known for excellent durability, which offers around 163 horses.

Gasoline engines

Besides diesel units, there are few gasoline engines in the offer as well.

One of these is a 2.7-liter engine which is good for about 160 horses and 181 pound-feet of torque.

On the other side, there is a famous 4.0-liter V6, which delivers 235 horsepower and 237 pound-feet of torque. Besides plenty of power, this engine is famous for its excellent durability.

When it comes to transmission choice, it depends on the engine. Still, most versions are available with both automatic and manual gearbox.

2019 toyota hilux engine

 

2019 Toyota Hilux release date and price

The 2019 Toyota Hilux should come in usual time, which means somewhere late in the year. Base models will go around 30.000 dollars.

When it comes to the competition, there are models like Isuzu D-Max, Nissan Navara, Chevy Colorado and many others.

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