Overall, it's everything I could want, good mileage, towing, hauling, off-roading, and good ol' Toyota dependability. Blue sea fuse box, Softopper black. For the latest Toyota zero to 60 and quarter mile stats, we have taken the time to gather the most accurate level of information possible. The Sport Rider's frame and suspension system are derived from the Hilux, including the Hilux's independent front suspension and leaf-sprung rear. One night the key tumbler broke and I couldn't turn the key to start the vehicle. Although I have had a few problems. The next model year saw the addition of new standard and safety features, but it wasn't until 2009 that it received any major cosmetic changes.
Gets Restyled Inside and Out For the 2012 model year, Toyota gave the Tundra a thorough refresh, including a refined exterior and completely redesigned interior. The Xtra Cabs now featured more room behind the front seats than the last generation which allowed optional jump-seats for rear passengers, a feature more in line with competitors of the time. Yes Review Date: 5th January, 2014 Faults: Rear universal joint went at 175,000. Also the high and low fittings would be different. Despite the few minor problems listed above, oil changes, tires, and brakes, the truck has been maintenance-free. Some North American motor-coach manufacturers began building Toyota motor-homes from the Hilux.
All versions had a 6. This was to allow Toyota to enter the market in North America. I'm saving up to replace the belts, but in the mean time it's not that big of a deal. Clutch is more stiff than in my 1982. In , episodes 5 and 6, a 1988 diesel N50 Hilux with 305,775 km 190,000 mi on the odometer was subjected to extraordinary abuse including being left on a beach for the incoming tide, left on top of a building as it was and being set on fire. Maximum towing capacity when properly equipped was 6,500 pounds. Model Engine Transmission Power Torque 2.
However, it wouldn't be until the second generation that Toyota would offer the Hilux in a long-wheelbase version. Sixth Generation: 1989-1994 Toyota Truck With a redesign that produced a longer wheelbase, Toyota rolled out the 3. This results in a much lower overall gear ratio. Interior and exterior are original and in excellent condition for 28 years old. Recently got the timing belt changed so I can look forward to 50,000 more. In the Philippines, the facelift model was introduced in February 2018.
Yes Review Date: 2nd January, 2010. Called it quits at that and got my '10 the next day. It is comfortable and reliable. Yes Review Date: 19th January, 2011 Faults: Glad I read about everyone's clutch, because I've been wondering what the deal is with my truck. With the exception of the doors, roof and tailgate, everything else was new: new guards, new headlights, new bumper, new bonnet, new three-bar grille, new taillights, a new rear bumper, new models badge and other. Yes Review Date: 23rd June, 2010 Faults: Rear driveshaft U-joint went out about 10,000 miles after I purchased it.
The Mojave model was also introduced in a limited production run that features exclusive bucket seats, a two-speaker multiplex radio, and chrome front and rear bumpers. The lineup was announced, and carved out a name for itself in the next decade. It has been wonderful and has never given me a moment's trouble. However, the pickup truck was available for sale in the showrooms from October, 5 months after its official introduction. I could not be happier with my purchase. The Hilux-based which made its entry in Australia, North America and the United Kingdom was based on this generation of the Hilux; in some other markets, such as Japan, it was called the. Ignition tumbler broke at 190,000.
In Thailand, the vehicle is called the Hilux Vigo, or simply Vigo. General Comments: I bought this truck when I was in a bind with my old 1982 Toyota and needed a vehicle immediately. Toyota will debut the 2016 Tacoma next week at the 2015 Detroit auto show, but until then, you can catch up on the highlights of this model, from the pickup that debuted back in the '60s to the one currently on showroom floors. Archived from on 13 July 2011. For a short time, Toyota also offered two diesel engines, a 2.
The adverts were banned in New Zealand after receiving 120 complaints but later reinstated. Third Generation: 1975-1978 Toyota Truck Not only was the new Toyota Truck sporting a new design, but it was also larger than its predecessor and provided a slightly bigger engine. I expect this truck to go 300k and beyond. Even my gas mileage is decent at almost 20 mpg highway. Archived from on 11 August 2011.