The Toyota Hilux is a mid-size pickup that’s known for being almost indestructible as it continues to be used in the harshest environment the world over. Just like in the Philippines, the Hilux is regarded as one of the most popular candidates in its segment. It’s a reliable and tough workhorse suited for daily use that’s also perfect for taking the family on weekend adventure trips. More so with the current generation Toyota Hilux that’s better than ever with modern rugged looks, powerful powerplants, heavy duty capacity with comfortable interior appointments.
The first generation Toyota Hilux came out in 1968. Since then, the pickup has undergone numerous generations. Currently, the Hilux is now on its eighth generation which was launched in 2015. Utilizing Toyota’s “Keen Look” design, its development was led by Chief Engineer Hiroki Nakajima with Toyota President and CEO Akio Toyoda personally seeing to it that the Hilux adheres to its new development path.
The current eighth generation Toyota Hilux continues to bring with its modern technology and the reputation of a tough and reliable pickup. Just a couple of years ago, the Hilux got a refresh featuring an improved look and added features. Launched on September 12, 2020, it featured notable exterior and interior features. The reliable 2.8-liter and 2.4-liter turbo diesel powerplants were retained which could either be paired with a 6-speed automatic or 6-speed manual transmission.
Price and Variant
The Toyota Hilux price in the Philippines starts at ₱843,000 for the entry-level 2.4 M/T, while the top-of-the-line Toyota Hilux GR Sport 2.8 4x4 AT is priced at ₱1,985,000. Toyota Hilux has several variants at different prices. The following is a price list of all variants in 2022:
|Variant ||Price |
Toyota Hilux 2.4 Cab & Chassis 4x2 MT
Toyota Hilux Cargo 2.4 4x2 MT
Toyota Hilux J 2.4 4x2 MT
Toyota Hilux FX w/o Rear AC 2.4 4x2 MT
Toyota Hilux FX w/ Rear AC 2.4 4x2 MT
Toyota Hilux E 2.4 4x2 MT
Toyota Hilux J 2.4 4x4 MT
Toyota Hilux G 2.4 4x2 MT
Toyota Hilux G 2.4 4x2 AT
Toyota Hilux Conquest 2.4 4x2 MT
Toyota Hilux Conquest 2.4 4x2 AT
Toyota Hilux Conquest 2.8 4x4 MT
Toyota Hilux Conquest 2.8 4x4 AT
Toyota Hilux GR Sport 2.8 4x4 AT