Toyota Hilux is originally manufactured by a Japanese carmaker in 1968. Through all these years of production, it gets a reputation as an indestructible and reliable pickup truck with respectable off-road performance and towing potential. The new 2024 Toyota Hilux will receive a much-needed exterior redesign that will include a more muscular look with many sharp corners and modern details.
The truck interior will also get slightly revised with a few additional safety features. Similar to last year’s model, the upcoming Hilux will come with multiple engine options, but it may also come in a hybrid variant.
2024 Toyota Hilux Engine and Specs
Multiple powertrains options will be available for the 2024 Toyota Hilux from a 4-cylinder 2.0 L to V6 4.0 L. In charge of fueling those engines will be gasoline, and diesel, and even some rumors said that Toyota is preparing a Hybrid powertrain. Due to innovations from Toyota, most engines will have more power and torque than last year’s version.
In addition to improved power, the motors of the upcoming 2024 Hilux will have also more efficient fuel economy. Hilux will be offered just with all-wheel drive and with an automatic 8-speed or manual 6-speed transmission. The most popular powertrain from last year will also get an upgrade. 2.8-liter turbo diesel will now have 210 horsepower and 375 lb-ft of torque.
The Toyota will still offer the best in the class towing and payload capability with respectfully 7700lbs of towing capacity and 2,800lbs of payload capacity. Also, the new Hilux will come with some old and some new advanced towing features that include: sway away control, towing/hauling mode, and trailer camera. A new change made to the truck will make an upcoming Hulux an ideal choice for customers who want a pickup truck that can handle heavy loads, can handle offroad terrain, and is known for its performance and reliability.
2024 Toyota Hilux Exterior and Interior
The 2024 Toyota Hilux will bring a much-needed refresh to the exterior and interior of the truck. The exterior of the truck should get a new look including a new refreshed grille that will look modern and aggressive with a lot of sharp lines. Headlight will also be redesigned to follow the look of the new front end of the truck. The upcoming version of Hulux will also have a lot of changes in the interior of the truck. We will start from the driver’s dashboard itself, which will be completely digital this time.
The center console with has been totally redesigned including a new bigger touchscreen, providing a more intuitive layout for the climate function and info entertainment system. Also, the whole software of the truck has been redesigned and updated for a better overall user experience. The new info entertainment software will include a lot of advanced technologies including an Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, Navigation, and also information about trucks’ fuel economy, tire pressure, driving mode, and much more.
2024 Toyota Hilux GR Sport
The 2024 Toyota Hilux GR Sport is an upcoming variant of the upcoming Hilux. With a more powerful engine. More aggressively looking sporty exterior, unique badging, and decals, so the GR Sport can be set apart from other Hilux Models. Not just the interior of the truck is different. Under the hood may be a new turbodiesel V6 4.0 with 310 hp and 560 pound-ft of torque. Also, there is a rumor about a gasoline twin-turbo V6 but there is no official information about the specifications of this powertrain. Additionally, this variant’s interior will feature a few sporty touches. That will include improved sporty seats with more lumbar support for a sportier ride.
There are a lot of rumors that spread online about the upcoming Hybrid variant of the Toyota Hilux.
One of the most significant features of the Hilux Hybrid is definitely its powertrain. A combination of electric and gasoline motors will be responsible for powering this truck. Combined they should produce around 200 horsepower with 220 pound-feet of torque.
Toyota promised that this new powertrain will deliver excellent performance with best-in-class power efficiency. To distinguish this version from a normal Hilux, Toyota will also make some subtle exterior changes. There will also be hybrid badges on the back and front of the truck, as well as additional touches on the truck exterior to emphasize its hybrid nature.
Price and Release Date
We expect to see the upcoming 2024 Toyota Hilux hit the dealership in the summer of 2023.
The price should start at $29.000 for the base model and go up to $35.000 depending on the engine and additional features and equipment.
The hybrid variant will probably start at $37.000 and go up to $41.000.
The 2024 Toyota Hilux will compete against Volkswagen Amarok, Ford Ranger, Nissan Navara, Isuzu D-Max, and Mitsubishi L200, all of which have never been stronger on the market.