2018-2019 Toyota Hilux – the legendary pick-hunky in a fashionable suit

Pickup 2018-2019 Toyota Hilux seventh generation is produced since 2005. During the production of the model has survived two restyling in 2008 and . The release of the updated model 2018-2019 Toyota Hilux was launched in January at the enterprise of the Japanese company located in Thailand. In our review carefully consider the updated Japanese pickup 2018-2019 Toyota Hilux model year, available in Russia with double cab Double Cab, diesel engines of various capacities, all-wheel drive transmission and the five packaging options. Our traditional helpers will be photo and video materials, reviews of the owners, comments auto journalists and technicians.


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A little history: Pickup 2018-2019 Toyota Hilyuks truly legendary car, as proof, we offer a few facts from the biography of glorious car:

  • the first generation 2018-2019 Toyota Hilux pick-up made its debut in 1968;
  • for 45-odd years produced more than 13 million pickups;
  • Vehicles produced at 2018-2019 Toyota’s Japanese plants in Argentina, Venezuela, Pakistan, Thailand, South Africa, China and the Philippines;
  • cars are sold in 135 countries on four continents;
  • 2018-2019 Toyota Hilux is the world’s first production car, driven by Top Gear’s leading automotive program reached the North Magnetic Pole.

With such baggage behind and literally and figuratively stands before us pick-up Hilux. Initially the pickup was created as a work vehicle with a simple appearance and a corresponding interior, but the conditions of the automotive market dictate other, more modern requirements for utilitarian vehicles. So we’ll see for the first time on the new 2018-2019 Toyota Hilux pick-up even the thought does not occur on the use of the vehicle for heavy work. The handsome and only behind the wheel of this and to a night club to roll is not a shame.

Large headlights with a powerful false radiator grille with chrome crossbars ornate and frame. Sculptural and athletic front bumper with a lower air intake and stylish foglights. Plateau of monumental bonnet organically complemented by a V-shaped hill vyshtampovki and upper air intake, provides airflow to the diesel engine.

Profile pickup three-volume body with a large hood, passenger cabin Double Cab designed for five people and open body. This body type is difficult to make a stylish and attractive, but Japanese designers managed to create a harmonious and beautiful pick. The flowing lines, large wheel arches vyshtampovki, neat doorways are in harmony with the cargo compartment of the car.


Even feed car looks stylish and attractive high rectangle of the tailboard of the body, decorated with a third stop lamp, lighting columns and a powerful overall bumper (in the expensive models clad in chrome). To protect the rear of the body has a powerful metal bar.

  • Complement our sketch figures external dimensions of the body 2018-2019 Toyota Hilux : 5260 mm long, 1835 mm (1760 mm version of the Standard without wheel arch extensions) in width, 1860 mm in height, 3085 mm wheelbase, 1540 mm (1510 mm for Standard version) gauge sizes front and rear.
  • Pickup is equipped with all-wheel drive transmission and geometric characteristics of the body, of course, imply movement on the road: ground clearance (clearance) – 212 mm, angle – 30 degrees, 20 degrees departure angle.
  • Let’s not forget about the cargo bed dimensions: 1545 mm in length, 1515 mm in width, 450 mm height to the side edge. truck capacity reaches 700-830 kg, but car owners reviews is able to carry more than 1 ton of cargo.

To protect the metal surface of the loading platform from the damage is possible as optional equipment ordered carpeting (mat in the back), a plastic protective insert or aluminum inserts. It is also a great choice for 2018-2019 Toyota Hilux different options accessories: plastic roof (kung), aluminum, metal, plastic and awning trunk lids. Tuning options provided by the manufacturer for 2018-2019 Toyota Hilux body a great variety: the protection of the engine compartment, side steps, bumpers front and rear, in the trunk. For towing a large selection of towbars for cargo roof racks and attachment for transporting bicycles. Even very fastidious buyer is able to find any interesting detail exterior body kit to your taste.

  • To paint finishes applied enamel eight colors: White (white), Chilli Red (red) and Metallic Platinum (silver), Stone Grey (dark gray), Silky Gold (gold), Island Blue (blue), Dark Steel (steel) and Night Sky black (black).
  • The initial version of the 2018-2019 Toyota Hilux is equipped with standard steel modest 16-inch steel wheels with tires 205/70 R16, on richer complete set alloy wheels 15 or 17 with tires size 255/70 R15 and 265/65 R17.

For the Russian motorists 2018-2019 Toyota Hilux production is offered in five trim levels: Standard, Comfort, Elegance, prestige and prestige plus. The initial version is not very popular among Russian buyers, so stop their attention on richer pickings pickup.

Landing in the interior is comfortable thanks to the wide doorways and side steps. The front of the cabin with a powerful panel, harmoniously complemented by modern facilities. Available 6.1-inch touch screen 2018-2019 Toyota Touch, which allows you to control the audio system (CD MP3 USB AUX iPod 6 speakers), modify the settings of the car systems display images from a rear view camera, control the phone (Bluetooth function). Just below the air conditioning or climate control unit.

Front seats heated, but with insufficient range of adjustments and extremely uncomfortable, especially on long journeys. Stylish multifunction steering wheel in leather sheath with metal inserts for perfectly fits in your hand, but the steering column is adjustable in height only. Optitron instrument panel with three radii in deep wells informative, and just beautiful.

The three second-row passengers to stay with no less comfort than the driver and front passenger. Places in all directions with a reserve, the ceiling does not press on the top of his head between his knees and backs of the front seats plenty of seats.

Interior materials designed explicitly taking into account the heavy vehicle operating conditions. Solid plastic, dense fabric seat upholstery, rough skin is not able to provide comfort, while the interior elements of the build quality is not satisfactory, the details fit perfectly.

Specifications pickup 2018-2019 Toyota Hilux year: thanks to the sturdy body which is based on the frame, diesel engines, rigidly connected all wheel drive, independent front suspension on two wishbone dependent spring suspension rear axle with the car is a true and complete SUV.
Versions Standard, Comfort, Elegance for 2018-2019 Toyota Hilux fitted with a diesel four-cylinder 2.5-liter engine 2KD-FTV (144 hp) with 5MKPP. The system of all wheel drive with switchable front differential (ADD) and the forced locking rear differential. Diesel paired with mechanics propels the pickup curb weight of 1885 kg to 1995 kg up to 100 mph in 12.5 seconds, top speed of 170 mph. Claimed fuel consumption of 7.2 litas on the track up to 10.1 liters in the city.

In the version of the prestige and the prestige plus for 2018-2019 Toyota Hilux set cheterehtsilindrovy diesel 3.0-liter engine (171 bhp) paired with the automatic transmission 5. Wheel drive with switchable front differential (ADD). Dynamics of dispersal to 100 mph in 11.6 seconds at a top speed of 175 mph, passport fuel consumption from 7.3 liters while driving on the highway and 11.7 liters in urban environments.

Judging by the reviews diesel 2018-2019 Toyota Hilux owners really have high fuel economy and in mixed mode are satisfied with 11-13 liters of diesel fuel.

Test drive 2018-2019 Toyota Hilux. The roads are paved pickup 2018-2019 Toyota Hilux demonstrates habits control heavy SUV: a belated response to steering input, large body roll in cornering, rigid rear spring suspension. At the same time there are some positive aspects, running virtually indifferent to the quality of the road surface. For the suspension makes no difference what the size of the pits and potholes on the road.

In off-road all-terrain pickup demonstrates wonders and is able to drop very far. Kondovye suspension, frame construction, a phenomenal all-wheel drive, high-torque diesel engine that still need to present the SUV, Kojima is the 2018-2019 Toyota Hilux pickup.
On the reliability and survivability of Japanese cars is legendary, and the 2018-2019 Toyota Hilux a vivid example of a reliable, legendary cars, capable of withstanding the most severe operating conditions.
At the beginning of the review, we talked about journalists Top Gear, to get its own power to the Server pole at the wheel burst and let the prepared version of the 2018-2019 Toyota Hilux, but there is yet another example. For several gears British journalists mocked the Japanese pickup truck as they could. As a result, the car placed on the roof of the building prepared for demolition, and that’s a pickup, falling after the blast from a height of nine homes, suffered serious but mechanics were able to start the engine and the car could even move.

Sale legend What does it cost the Japanese car industry 2018-2019 Toyota Hilux model year in Russia: 2018-2019 Toyota Hilux can buy for the price of 1,126,000 rubles for basic equipment Hilux Standard.. Richly equipped version of the Hilux Prestige Plus with leather interior is from 1.561 million. Rubles. The starting price will significantly increase the cost of additional equipment and accessories for tuning, the number of which 2018-2019 Toyota Hilux is one of the first places in the world.