2014 Toyota Hi Lux Major Change Facelift replaced by Toyota Hilux Revo
2014 Toyota Hi Lux was expected to be a major change which was supposed to be a completely overhaul Toyota Hilux’s interiors and exteriors and give it a new look. New shape 2016 Hi Lux complete makeover proved as big a game changer as introduction of 2005 Toyota Hi Lux Vigo in late 2004 was. 2017 2018 Toyota Hilux Revo is available at Jim Autos Thailand and new 2017 2018 Toyota Hilux SR and Toyota SR5 are available from Jim Autos Australia. New shape Toyota Hilux is available in Left hand drive from our Dubai office.
This time around Toyota made a big push to involve as many of its R&D teams as it could. More importantly engineers of Toyota Australia played an important role in design of 2016 Toyota Hilux.
Toyota Australia Technical Centre, in Notting Hill near Melbourne were in charge of chassis tuning for next generation Hi Lux pick-up trucks destined for the Asia-Pacific region and beyond. Some of the items they addressed were ride and handling tuning, along with the integration of ESC and other new-age chassis aids across all models for the first time in HiLux.
Some changes expected in New Model New Shape 2014 Major Change Toyota Hi Lux are as follows:
- New Grill and front and rear lighting
- Better ride and handling
- Much better Suspension to reduce noise, vibration and harshness (NVH). Much better shock absorbers
- Increase braked towing capacity to at least 3000kg from the current 2500kg
- Add more active and passive safety features
- European steering box instead of the current Japanese steering box
- Electronic Stability Control will be added to all Hi Lux models
New changes will allow Hi Lux to set new bar in the market to retain its dominance. Currently Ford Ranger, Mazda BT-50 and Volkwagon Amarok have beat Hi Lux in some of its features. Toyota wants to leapfrog its competition with the new shape new model Toyota Hilux.
All new 2014 Toyota Hi Lux will be available from Jim Autos Thailand, Jim Autos United Kingdom, Jim Autos Australia, Jim Autos New Zealand in Right Hand Drive and from Jim Autos Dubai in Left Hand Drive. RHD Toyota Hi Lux 2014 will be available in Single Cab Toyota Hilux, Extra Cab Toyota Hi Lux and Double Cab Toyota Hilux. 2014 Isuzu D-max is also in the planning and will compete hands on in features with 2014 Hilux.
2013 and 2014 are going to be busy years for new models. Audi is planning to release its Major Change 2015 Model Audi Q7 SUV in carbon trim, VW is releasing its Tiguan and there are many more models from all manufacturers.