New 2012 Toyota Hilux
New 2012 Toyota Hilux

For 2012, the Toyota Hilux receives a new look and a number of new features. The re-style goes from the A-Pillar forwards, including a new bonnet, radiator grille, headlamps and bumper. Also available are new wheel designs and new side bats and steps for the Toyota Hilux Invincible.

For the interior, the Toyota Hilux sees new dashboard design with integrated 6.1 inch touchscreen and a horizontal instrument cluster. The Touch package is included as standard on the Toyota Hilux HL3 and Invincible which features Bluetooth and a USB port for music players.

Engine options for the 2012 Toyota Hilux remain the same - 142bhp 2.5 D-4D and 169bhp 3.0 D-4D units - and, due to a diesel particulate filter, are now complaint with Euro 5 light commercial vehicle emissions standards which will be introduced next year.

The 2.5 D-4D (Double Cab) now emits 194g/km CO2 and fuel consumption on the combined cycle has been improved to 38.7mpg. The 3.0 D-4D Double Cab automatic has a lower CO2 emissions figures of 227g/km (manual - 203g/km). Combined fuel consumption have been increased to 32.8mpg for the automatic and 36.7mpg for the manual.

Carried over from the previous generation Toyota Hilux are the standard fit five speed manual transmissions and optional five-speed automatic (available for the 3.0 D-4D engine), as are the grade options of HL2, HL3 and Invincible and the choice of single, extra and double cab bodystyles.

The 2012 Toyota Hilux Prices
Toyota Hilux Model Bodystyle Commerical Vehicle OTR Price
HL2 4WD 2.5-litre Single Cab £16,090
HL2 4WD 2.5-litre Extra Cab £16,890
HL2 4WD 2.5-litre Double Cab £17,790
HL3 4WD 2.5-litre Double Cab £18,890
Invincible 4WD 3.0-litre MT Double Cab £20,590
Invincible  4WD 3.0-litre AT Double Cab £21,490

The 2012 Toyota Hilux goes on sale in the UK in October 2011.

Published : 18/07/11 Author : Staff

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