From the year of 2010 a significant change was noted in the automotive market in the United States. Each year is increasing the number of sales of trucks, including becoming leader of sales compared to SUV models, Hatch and Sedan. With this, increased competition between manufacturers, and even it was just a car to work, it has become a comfortable vehicle and packed with technology, and thinking about this new audience Toyota decided to remodel its best-selling truck of all time, and has recently introduced the new Hilux 2016 that in addition to changes in visual, comes to market much more economical than the previous version.
Initially only models equipped with turbo-diesel engine will be marketed as the engines powered by gasoline and alcohol and it reaches the market only in 2016, all versions have full all-wheel drive, just changing the automated or manual transmission settings and items series that leave it the most beautiful and technological car and therefore a bit more expensive.
Although the new engine is 2.8 and not the 3.0 turbo-diesel that was used in previous models the truck became more powerful, producing up to 177 horses, six more than its predecessor, the torque also increased considerably, growing 22% higher, getting now with 42.9 Nm in this manual transmission setup, as the automatic transmission torque is 45.8 Nm.
The new version of the Hilux promises to please even those most demanding consumers, because inside this more technological, comfortable and smart, all being controlled by a central multimedia of 7 inches, which provides various information to the driver, safety features have also been improved, with main emphasis on the Air-bags, strategically installed and approved in several crash tests.