The Toyota Hilux is a compact pickup trucks produced and marketed by a Japanese manufacturer Toyota by series. The Toyota Hilux name for the entire life of the series are used in most countries, but in North America, Hilux trucks as 1976, pickup, or compact trucks are retired. In North America the popular option package, SR 5, colloquially used as a model name for the truck, even though the option package on other Toyota models like the Corolla was 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, a new model Toyota pickup, Tacoma North America, pickup is disconnected. The Toyota 4Runner is now a full SUV, and the latest model of Toyota Tacoma.
The First Generation of Toyota Hilux
The Toyota Hilux started production in March 1968,  as a 1.5 L engine, the Japanese market characterized by short-wheelbase form with 77 production Note RN 10, and it was in Japan, Toyota Japan, Toyota store groups provided by the retailer and the Toyopet store. The engine is a claimed top speed of amendments to 130 miles per hour was not enough. This is a 1.6 February 1971, L-inline four engine has been upgraded. In April 1969, a long-wheelbase version of the added range. The production version of spectacles continued for many years. Long-wheelbase version of the North American market was not sold until 1972. Toyota Crown and Toyota Hilux pickup truck corona corona passenger sedans in Japan as a Crown and repositioned as presented as options.
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 was available worldwide since April 1969. It should be “RN25″ chassis code. Hilux 1975 was the radically redesigned to be larger and with a higher value. In addition, the new version of the much larger North America 20R engine and SR 5 upscale package has been prepared for the introduction. A five-speed manual transmission is optional. In North America, the Hilux is “on track” for years by the development, brochures and advertising that began in 1973 dropped from.
The Third Generation
In August 1978, it was redesigned with an optional 4WD Hilux, launched in January 1979. The two-liter engine with optional 4WD to a “18-B” is not smaller than the larger Toyota Land cruiser with a few simple techniques will be shown. Four-wheel drive production in July 1983 as thamalama, but some 2WD variations in parallel with the next generation. L-series diesel engine, 2WD and 4WD variants in March 1983, in September 1979 from the type. In Japan, all new Toyota MasterAce duty to carry the load, and store locations Toyota Hilux for sale, along with the Hilux.
In North America, Hilux four-wheel drive use. It has a solid front axle and leaf suspension. The body is a single round headlights and a less complex body has redesigned. This new 4WD setup featured a gear transmission operated RF1A case. The transfer case in the sense that the low range can be reduced copies of the unique, the use of a dual or triple transfer case as some refer to. This results in a much lower overall gear ratio. It is an automatic transmission was the first Hilux.
Fourth-Generation Toyota Hilux
August 1983 redesign Xtracab two drives on the extended cab option. The “1984” model carried over the car-bureted 22R engine in the 1984 model year introduction of fuel injected 22R-E. The diesel engine in the 2L and the turbocharged 2L-T,. diesels U.S. model years after 1986, this was due to higher performance expectations from customers and the wide availability of inexpensive gasoline. The following year, a turbocharged option, 22R-Te Perhaps, this time a truck V6 Nissan of those already given in the introduction to the increased competition. Front wheel independent suspension with a solid front / torsion bar setup in 4 × 4 model in 1986, brought for, and the optional automatic locking hubs and an electronic transfer case was added as well. A V6 engine was introduced in 1988. Hilux-based 4Runner in Australia, North America and the UK for entry to other markets such as Japan, based on the generation of the Hilux, it is known as the Hilux Surf.
A fifth-generation Toyota Hilux
The next redesign, in 1988, and an alternative wheelbase, 3099 for the regular wheelbase 2616 mm. It seams that are prone to rust a piece cargo box walls eliminated before the model can be found. Year of the year award Motor Trend magazine’s Truck V6 Xtracab SR 5. Xtracabs to the last generation that rear passengers, while competitors in line with the optional jump for more features – seats to allow more room than the back of the front seats features.
In 1991, American production of Fremont, California NUMMI plant in their life, but some models are still built in Japan 91-95 years when trucks sold in the United States. Toyota Hilux 1991 model year have been given a facelift with a minor, primarily a minor grill change and the new Toyota emblem recently approved. It was during the creation of the Toyota Hilux in the United States to prevent and to replace it with the new Tacoma in 1995.
Seventh Generation Toyota Hilux
Both the Tacoma and the Hilux were updated in 2005. Tacoma is based on the new 4Runner chassis when a refreshed version of the ladder frame found on previous versions of the Hilux rides. The new Hilux is grown and is now classified as a mid-size pick up yet. Tacoma is a new 4.0 L 176 361 KW and N · m torque delivery with the V6 engine. The design is similar to the Toyota 4Runner.
Toyota Hilux Australia, Middle East, Asian and model sold in Thailand, where the vehicle is called the Hilux VIGO, or only in VIGO is built and assembled. European and South African markets Hilux Durban, South Africa was created. As of December 2009, it is the best selling vehicle in South Africa. As with the previous generation Hilux in South America in Argentina was formed. In Asia, Hilux VIGO Toyota’s IMV program which platform Innova MPV and Fortuner SUV / PPV is used as a base for generating.
Toyota Hilux 2012 Upgrade
In August 2012, Toyota launched the upgraded Toyota Hilux VIGO Champ Thailand’s Cristiano Ronaldo with a contract renewal with the presenter, including major upgrades in the last year, five-speed automatic transmission 4-speed automatic performance upgrade to replace the 3 liter 171PS and 163PS-2.5-liter automatic version of the model is added , car wash, with some variants, and center rear headrest seats will be added in a double cabin.