If this is the first time you're reading this piece of information, you'll be surprised to find out that the Hilux which is currently found in Toyota dealerships is the facelift for the seventh generation of the car. The Hilux has managed to convince 14 million customers so far.
However, the Hilux is so much more than just a vehicle that sells well. For example, the Toyota Camry is the best-selling car in the US, but it's far from reaching the legend status achieved by the Hilux. Toyota's truck has become so famous thanks to showing remarkable reliability and if there's one car that suits indestructibility metaphors the best, this is the Hilux.
This car has a reputation for being its own aftermarket service, it manages to cover many, many miles with no major issues, as if it was repairing itself. Just take a look at third world conflicts, and you'll see that the Hilux is an important part of the automotive infrastructure needed there and we don't think that those people choose their cars based on emotions.
Nevertheless, contemporary times have brought new cars to a point where they have to be able to do everything right, so can the Hilux cope with the demands of modern cities and fuel efficiency standards, as well as keep the humans inside it happy while its carrying their load?
The Hilux received a facelift last year, which offered it more refinements, especially in the visual and interior areas. but enough with the help, let's put this tough guy to work! Our test car was the Queen of Hiluxes, since it used the best trim level available and the best of the two diesels in the range. The only area where it didn't climb as high as possible was the transmission, where it used three pedals, not two.Continue reading