The forthcoming 2020 Toyota Hilux is a mid-size pickup truck with great on and off the road abilities. The last generation is present since 2016, and the 2020 model will also ride on the current gen. Japanese carmaker did a lot of changes on Hilux pickup truck, and new changes will be minor.
The interior of the 2020 Hilux looks nicely designed and comfort is great. Exterior looks both subtle and aggressive and the performance is great. There will be a lot of trim levels available, up to 17. Yes, it sounds amazing, but that’s why Toyota Hilux is one of the most practical and most customizable trucks.
2020 Toyota Hilux exterior changes
The last significant exterior changes happened two years ago. Now, the 2020 Toyota Hilux will only get a minor facelift. However, there is no need for any significant changes as this pickup looks brilliant. Whatsoever, Hilux model is extremely popular in Australia, and a nice-looking exterior is one of the reasons. New Hilux will introduce new side steps, new headlights that are thinner now and redesigned side steps.
Generally, the whole approach of the styling is slightly more angular and more modern. As we mention, 2020 Hilux is very customizable. With that in mind, the cab-chassis body configuration is popular and it comes without cargo bed. Even this body style offer configurations such as a regular, extended or double cab. You can choose literally whatever you need, from the model for casual city driver to the workhorse models or the off-road models.
2020 Toyota Hilux interior
The 2020 Toyota Hilux will look the same from the inside. The layout is the same, and the shapes of buttons, knobs, and vents are the same. On the other hand, some changes will happen, the carpet is gone and the vinyl flooring is on the offer. The dash will stay intact, the infotainment system is up to date, and driver information screen is new as well. This screen sits inside the gauge cluster and it provides all of the important vehicle’s information.
You can find fewer controls in the instrument cluster and more controls on the steering wheel. Power windows are standard now, cloth seats are standard and the leather seats will be optional as always before. Generally, the changes are really minor, however, the cabin is still comfortable and quiet.
2020 Toyota Hilux powertrain output
The upcoming 2020 Toyota Hilux offers three drivetrain options, all of them are four-cylinder units. Standard is a 2.7-liter gasoline engine that delivers 165 HP and 180 lb-ft of torque.
The first optional drivetrain is a 2.4-liter turbodiesel. This unit is standard on the models such as WorkMate and is rated at 147 horses and 295 lb-ft of twists.
The third powertrain is another diesel, but larger, it is a 2.8-liter unit. Opt for this turbodiesel engine and you will get an output of 175 HP and 330 lb-ft of torque. All three powertrains are offering 6-speed manual and 6-speed automatic transmissions.
2020 Toyota Hilux price and release date
The 2020 Toyota Hilux will keep its current price. That means the latest Toyota’s mid-size pickup truck will cost $18,000. However, thanks to the 17 trim levels, the new Toyota Hilux can reach over $40,000. The 2020 Toyota Hilux will go on sale later in 2019.