A Toyota Hilux there is a new intermediate version, the SRX Plus, which is just below the sporty GR-Sport in the line-up. And it doesn’t just bring perfumeries.
A Toyota He changed the pickup’s mechanics by installing axles 14 cm wider at the front and 15.5 cm at the rear. The suspension now comes with enlarged arms and new shock absorbers (double tube) with 3 mm more diameter.
With this, the brand promises greater impact absorption capacity and, in the case of the rear shock absorbers, in a modified position, repositioned outside the chassis.
Furthermore, the rear axle is also equipped with a stabilizer bar, which has increased rolling stiffness by 20%. According to Toyota, the change promotes better steering feel when cornering.
All of these changes left the pickup 2 cm higher off the ground and increased the angle of attack by 1 degree. This makes it easier to use the Hilux on muddier terrain.
The increase in axles forced Toyota to adopt visual changes, as the fenders had to be equipped with flares and an aerodynamic bar was installed at the rear that reduces turbulence and reduces wind noise.
The engine remains the same as the entire Hilux line. The 2.8 turbodiesel produces 204 hp and 50.9 kgfm of torque. The transmission is a six-speed automatic.
The SRX Plus comes with seven airbags, a pre-collision warning system, autonomous emergency braking, lane keeping assist and adaptive cruise control. The multimedia center is 9 inches and connects with Android Auto and Apple Carplay wirelessly.
Now the Hilux line has eight versions, with the SRX Plus being the second most expensive. See the prices for the Hilux 2024 line below:
- Hilux Chassis – R$ 219,090
- Hilux Single Cab – R$ 226,790
- Hilux Power Pack – R$ 242,590
- Hilux SR – R$ 272,190
- Hilux SRV – R$ 289,990
- Hilux SRX – R$ 324,490
- Hilux SRX Plus – R$ 334,890
- Hilux GR-SPORT – R$ 372,890
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