Toyota has unveiled the facelifted Hilux which now will get a mild-hybrid powertrain for chosen 4X4 double-cab variants in Australia, along with styling updates for the ever-present pick-up truck mannequin.
In keeping with Toyota Australia, the 48-volt system aids engine smoothness and economic system, the latter improved by roughly 6% to 10% relative to the present iteration of the Hilux, relying on variant.
On the 2024 Hilux, its 48-volt system is comprised of a motor generator, 48-volt battery, and a DC-DC converter which allows using a stop-start system, says Toyota, in addition to enhancing drivability and gasoline effectivity whereas on the similar time decreasing noise, vibrations and harshness. Variants that obtain the 48-volt mild-hybrid system additionally get Multi-Terrain Choose as normal.
Particulars revealed earlier by Toyota state that the 48-volt mild-hybrid system contributes 16 PS and 65 Nm with a belt-integrated starter-generator, mated to the diesel engine that outputs 204 PS at 3,400 rpm and 500 Nm from 1,600 rpm to 2,800 rpm. Extra concerning the mild-hybrid Hilux powertrain, right here.
By way of exterior styling, the 2024 Hilux will get a revised grille and entrance bumper that mixes to type an octagonal grille, a trapezoidal decrease part and out bumper part to type the up to date entrance fascia. In Australia, the mild-hybrid Hilux will arrive in showrooms in March this 12 months.
In Malaysia, the Toyota Hilux was most just lately up to date in 2023 in GR Sport type, which obtained an uprated 2.8 litre turbodiesel engine, up 20 PS and 50 Nm from earlier than, to 224 PS and 550 Nm.
Right here, the Hilux GR Sport doesn’t get the Australian market GR Sport‘s extra aggressive exterior with its wider tracks (by 140 mm in entrance and 155 mm on the rear) and redesigned suspension elements, thought the six-speed automated transmission, part-time four-wheel drive system, automated limited-slip differential, rear differential lock and Energetic Traction Management (A-TRC) are retained.
On condition that improved gasoline consumption is at all times welcome, would you purchase an electrified Toyota Hilux if it got here to Malaysia?
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