Toyota PH Introduces 2020 Upgrade of their Best-Selling Pick-up

Tough on the road, Every inch a Hilux, Toyota Motors Philippines has officially introduced a new upgrade from its car lineup last September 12, 2020, via a virtual show. 

Combined with Toyota’s signature quality, durability, and reliability plus its rugged looks and powerful performance, The New Hilux still establishes its position as the country’s best-selling pick-up. 

Toyota Hilux has been the Filipinos road companion for city driving and off-road adventures whether at work or play. “This 2020, the NEW TOYOTA HILUX and TOYOTA HILUX CONQUEST arrive with an impressive new look, that is more rugged and exciting than ever,” said TMP President Atsuhiro Okamoto during the online launch of the new vehicle. “The new Hilux is designed to meet the tough demands of Filipino drivers and the country’s varying roads. I am confident that the Hilux would once again prove why it is the Philippines’ pick-up of choice. Tough on every road, every inch a HILUX.” he added.

Made More Rugged and Exciting
The New Toyota Hilux is made tougher, more rugged, and even more exciting as TMP introduces an exclusive color for Conquest variants which is in Emotional Red. 

Exclusive for Hilux Conquest variants are the bi-beam LED headlamps and LED rear combination lamps with line guide, and sports bar with LED lamps. The tailgate gets the signature Hilux branding, with an over fender garnish and Conquest decals on both sides of the cargo bed. The deck space offers plenty of cargo room with tail gate assist and bedliner for Conquest variants.

Full Control in Every Adventure
Ingress is smooth and easy with keyless entry available for Conquest, G, and E grades, with Conquest variants getting Smart Entry and Push Start System. All three grades also have power adjust with auto fold for side mirrors and speed-sensing door locks.

Get full control when taking on any road with easily accessible information on the 4.2” TFT multi-information display, and easily accessible controls with the steering wheel switches and Apple CarPlay/Android Auto compatibility for Conquest, G, and E grades. Enjoy an easier drive with Cruise Control for Conquest variants.

Tougher Performance
The New Hilux 4×4 variants are powered by 2.8L 1GD-FTV engine which gives 201 HP (204 Ps) max output, 500 Nm max torque for the AT variant, and 420 Nm max torque for the MT variant with Intelligent Manual Transmission. Meanwhile, the 4×2 Conquest, G, and E variants gets the 2.4L 2GD-FTV engine with 148 HP max output, and 400 Nm max torque.

Both the 1GD and 2GD engine are improved for the MC Hilux and enjoys 4-5% improvement in fuel efficiency versus the previous generation Hilux.

Safety in Every Drive
Toyota puts utmost priority in safety to guarantee the driver’s and passengers’ peace of mind. All three grades come with SRS airbags (7 for the 4×4 Conquest A/T variant), 3-pt. ELR seatbelts, Anti-Lock Brake System with Brake Assist and Electronic Brakeforce Distribution, Vehicle Stability Control, and Hill-Start Assist Control. Conquest 4×4 variants also have Downhill Assist Control and Active Traction Control.

Clearance sonars are available for Conquest while back sonars are available for G grades, and the reverse camera is available for Conquest variants.

Reliable and Hardworking
The Hilux is designed to take on the toughest tasks, not just for adventures but for work and business as well. Aside from Conquest, G and E grades, TMP continues to offer the Hilux J in 4×4 and 4×2, Cab and Chassis, and FX for its fleet and business partners.

In addition to this, TMP is also introducing the Hilux Cargo – a rear seat-less, windowless, and more affordable variant powered by the same 2GD engine. The new Hilux Cargo is specifically designed for the more demanding needs of mobilizing goods and services.

The New Hilux will be available in all TMP’s 70 dealerships in the country by September 14, 2020 for Conquest, G and E variants. For the Hilux Cargo variant will be available on October 26, 2020.

The New Hilux is also available for safety-distanced viewing on a virtual showroom through https://toyota.com.ph/hilux.

For more information of the New Hilux, visit the TMP’s official website at www.toyota.com.ph and follow their social media pages on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and join their community on Viber (Toyota PH) and Telegram (Toyota PH).

The Virtual Launch of the New Toyota Hilux

Last September 12, 2020, Toyota Motors Philippines conducted a live virtual launch on their official social media pages. With live performance from Philippines’ best pop rock band Spongecola plus a live Q&A with Mr. Ramon Bautista.

Prior to the live launch, TMP held a private virtual media briefer represented by the company’s executives and marketing officials.