Smooth operator

The New HiLux is all strength with enhanced driver comfort inside.

HiLux 4x4 SR5 Double-Cab shown

Toyota has given fans of the HiLux – Australia’s top-selling car for the past five years in a row – a reason to eye off a fleet update this year, with its most powerfully smooth evolution to date. With more power1 and more torque2, the enhanced best-selling HiLux 2.8L diesel engine is stronger and more capable than ever. Featuring an upgraded suspension in HiLux 4x2 Hi-Rider models, it achieves both stable high performance and impressive fuel economy.

Driving off the asphalt is where this year’s New HiLux really flexes. While city bound workdays are smooth sailing, navigating rough terrain feels like home turf to this Aussie legend. The HiLux carries forward its well established 4x4 capabilities3 – including revised shock-absorber tuning, new bushings and improved leaf-spring design – making this the smoothest HiLux drive yet with the overall focus being on enhanced driver comfort. 

Toyota Australia Vice President Sales and Marketing Sean Hanley said the HiLux reaches new heights in blending performance, toughness, comfort and quality. 

‘More than ever, Australia’s favourite ute will inspire go-anywhere confidence for customers who rely on it as a load-carrying and trailer-towing workhorse for doing their jobs,’ he says. ‘Equally, the latest changes will advance HiLux’s credentials among customers who demand the handling, ride comfort and convenience of an SUV.’ 

Inside, this year’s New HiLux delivers on a seamless commute – boasting more smart features than ever before. The larger eight-inch touchscreen system now features native Apple CarPlay®3 and Android Auto™4 with enhanced Voice Recognition that’s compatible with voice assistants. HiLux drivers are intimately familiar with the sense of confidence that comes with driving one.

Backed by Toyota’s enviable safety reputation, the HiLux is loaded with all the latest intelligent safeguards. Toyota Safety Sense5 bundles advanced safety features such as Pre-Collision Safety System with pedestrian and daytime cyclist detection, Lane Departure Alert, Active Cruise Control (high-speed) and Road Sign Assist, which can now recognise school zone speeds.

There’s a reason it’s Australia’s number one year after year. The HiLux boldly inspires you to awaken the unbreakable in your workforce with enduring performance, durability and reliability. It’s the ute built for real Aussies. Whatever’s around the corner, HiLux is ready for the challenge. 

To find out more about the New HiLux range, visit your Toyota Dealer or call 1800 679 247. 


1  2.8L turbo diesel engine only. 2 2.8L turbo diesel automatic transmission. 3 Applies to 4x4 variants only. 4 Apple CarPlay® is a trademark of Apple, Inc. registered in the U.S.and other countries. 4 Android Auto™ is a trademark of Google LLC. 5 Driver assist feature. Only operates under certain conditions. Check your Owner’s Manual or explanation of limitations. Please drive safely. 

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