Toyota Hilux is a compact pickup trucks produced and marketed by a Japanese manufacturer Toyota by series. Toyota Hilux name for the entire life of the series are used in most countries, but in North America, Hilux name 1976 trucks, pickup trucks, compact trucks or on behalf of retired. In North America the popular option package, SR5, spoken language was used as a model for the truck, even though the option package, Toyota Corolla and other models were used. In 1984, TREKKER, Hilux’s Camper version, as the 4Runner in Australia and North America, and Japan was renamed as the Hilux Surf. In 1995, Toyota introduced a new pickup model, Tacoma North America, Toyota Hilux pickup is disconnected. 4Runner is now a full SUV, and the more recent models do not match for Tacoma.
The first generation Toyota Hilux
Toyota Hilux started production in March 1968, as a short-wheelbase form with a 1.5 L engine, the Japanese market production features 77 Note RN10, and it was in Japan, Toyota Japan, Toyota dealership, the retail chain store and is available at Toyopet Store. A top speed of 130 kilometers per hour engine change was not enough. This is a 1.6 February 1971, L-inline four engine has been upgraded.
In April 1969, a long wheelbase version was added range. Short-wheelbase version also continued production for many years. Long-wheelbase version of the North American market was not sold until 1972. Toyota Crown and Toyota Hilux pickup truck corona based in Japan as options, as the Crown and the corona was repositioned as passenger sedans.
The second generation Toyota Hilux
In May 1972, as a 1973 model year Hilux RN20 was released. A more comfortable interior was specified along with exterior updates. A 2.25 meter long bed was an option for the first time in North America, although such a version has been available worldwide since April 1969. This “RN25” chassis code received.
Hilux 1975 was the radically redesigned to be larger and with the increased value of the equipment. North America In addition, the introduction of a new version of a much larger 20R engine and SR5 upscale package has been prepared. A five-speed manual transmission became optional. In North America, fully Hilux name “track” was developed by the years, in brochures and advertisements have been omitted from the beginning of 1973.
The Toyota Hilux third generation
Redesigned Hilux was introduced in August 1978, with a 4WD variant introduced in Jan 1979. Given a two-liter engine with optional 4WD “18R” is smaller than Toyota Land cruiser with large technology featuring common. Parallel four-wheel drive thamalama as of July 1983, but some 2WD variations continued with the production of the next generation. L series diesel engine, 2WD and 4WD variants in March 1983, in September 1979 from the type. Japan, Hilux join with all new Toyota MasterAce share load carrying duties, and the Toyota Hilux was sold to the store location.
Hilux four-wheel drive in use in North America. It was a solid front axle and leaf suspension. The body is a single round headlights and a less complex redesign that included in the body. This new 4WD setup featured a gear driven RF1A the transfer. The low-range transfer case that can be reduced copies of unique, using a dual or triple transfer case as some refer to. This results in a much lower overall gear ratio. It was the first Hilux with automatic transmission have been taken.
Fourth-generation Toyota Hilux
August 1983 redesign Xtracab, two-row extended cab option is turned on. The “1984” model carbureted 22R engine while also carrying the 1984 model year saw the introduction of fuel injected 22R-E. The diesel engine in the 2L and the turbocharged 2L-T diesels USA. model years after 1986, this was due to higher performance expectations from customers and the wide availability of inexpensive gasoline. Next year, a turbocharged option, 22R-Te perhaps, due to Nissan who already offered a V6 truck from an increase in the introduction.