- Initial models of Toyota Hilux has started to arrive at select dealerships ahead of India launch in January 2022
- Earlier, Toyota Hilux pickup truck has been spied during TVC shoot
Toyota is all set to launch Hilux pickup truck in India. The launch will happen in January 2022, ahead of that initial models of the Hilux has started to arrive at select dealerships. In India, the pickup truck market is very small and less demanding. There’re only few potential rivals of the Hilux in India. Isuzu Highlander and V-cross are one of them.
The Hilux pickup truck looks lot like a Fortuner SUV. Only thing that differentiate it from Fortuner is the rear deck. As compared to Fortuner, the Hilux gets all-black grille and few changes in bumper. It gets intimidating front just like the Fortuner SUV.
Toyota Hilux Engine
Indian spec Toyota Hilux could get two diesel engine options. These include 2.4-Litre and 2.8-Litre engine from Toyota Innova and Fortuner respectively. former will be offered in lower variants while latter will be offered in higher variants of the Hilux.
Toyota Hilux shares its platform with Innova and Fortuner. This pickup truck has a length of 5,285mm which is longer than both. The wheelbase also extends to 3,085mm. India will only get double-cab avatar of Hilux. Single-car version could be offered at later stage for commercial vehicles only.
In India the expected price of Toyota Hilux is Rs. 25 Lakh to Rs. 35 Lakh (ex-showroom).