Toyota Hilux: Oman’s Popular Pickup Range

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Toyota Hilux: Oman’s Popular Pickup Range


“To say that Toyota Hilux is always up to the task is like stating the obvious,” quips an enthusiast, “It is something that everyone knows. So don’t be surprised if you hear people calling any pickup a ‘Hilux’ …it really is that popular!”

Indeed the current generation Hilux models are stunning in design and features. Their performance & safety parameters are amongst the best and the strong frame and suspension impart toughness for any demanding task. Apart from this, high quality materials are used to ensure a a high durability. The distinctive Toyota grille renders the Hilux instantly recognisable. Tough tray bodies protect cargo and increase carrying capabilities, while alloy wheels or steel wheels are fitted with wide tyres for a better grip.

“There are three versions of the Hilux,” notes the spokesperson, “The rugged Hilux with J-Deck, the sporty 4.0 Litre V6 Hilux TRD with the A Deck and the stylish 2.7 Litre Hilux Platinum with the A-Deck.”

The new Platinum version is appealing to customers who seek a refreshing change. It has a contemporary design and chic interiors, which have been highly appreciated & rapidly accepted.

Powered by a 2.7 L, 4 Cylinder, Dual VVT-i, Euro 4 engine generating 164 HP, the Hilux Platinum has a 6-speed Automatic Transmission. It rolls on attention-grabbing 18″ Alloy Wheels with its roomy A-type Deck Design. It is equipped with a Colour-keyed Front Bumper, New Design Front Grille and a Keyless Entry System. Topping off its elegant visage are LED High Mount Stop Lamp and a Back View Camera.

The new 4.0 Litre V6 Toyota Hilux TRD Sportivo is a truly exciting mean machine that’s been developed by Toyota to get your pulse racing. Check out the Hilux TRD and Unleash the Power! The Toyota Hilux TRD packs the legendary Hilux ruggedness! Every Toyota Hilux TRD Sportivo comes with high end features that start with the mighty 4.0 Litre V6 Engine packing a mighty punch with 235 HP & 38.3 Kg-m Torque. It has an Auto Disconnect Differential to keep the tempo going.

Equal importance has been provided to the technical superiority and safety features of the Hilux 4×4. The noteworthy features include a 2.7 Litre Petrol Engine that is available in 5-speed Manual Transmission and 6 Speed Automatic Transmission, outputting 164 HP. Hilux 4×4 also comes with a 2.4-Litre, 4-Cylinder Diesel Engine with 6-speed Manual Transmission delivering 148 HP.

The Hilux is not only a tough vehicle, but also an advanced pick-up with stylish cues hitherto found only on SUVs. The front of the Hilux gives a sense that the vehicle is wider than it is. This is achieved by the Horizontal Bars that make up the Grille and Sleek Headlamps that wrap around the front of the Fenders. The Hilux sports a thick, chunky Front Steel Bumper sculpted like a SUV vehicle, Front Fog lamps, Alloy Wheels, Rear Lamp Chrome Garnish apart from Side Stripes that adorn the vehicle.

The vehicle’s interior continues the concept of “Tough and Emotional”, and reflects the same attention to detail as the exterior with SUV vehicle styling, accents and ornamentations. The key features that keep you comfortable are the Auto Airconditioner, Multi-Information Display (MID), 7″ Display Audio with DVD player and many more.

The Hilux comes equipped with a number of active and passive safety features like Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS), Electronic Brake-Force Distribution (EBD) and Brake Assist (BA), Vehicle Stability Control (VSC), Hill Assist Control (HAC), Active Traction Control (ATRC), SRS Airbags for the Driver and Front Passenger and Knee Airbag for the Driver.

Specifications of vehicle imported from Toyota Motor Corporation are as per the GSO Conformity Certificate applicable to the model/grade. Parameters such as vehicle weight, dimensions & fuel economy could vary from the GSO Conformity Certificate due to fitment of dealer installed non-Toyota accessories. Pictures and colours shown may differ from actual specifications.

In Oman, the nationwide parts and service network of Saud Bahwan Automotive support Toyota’s outstanding product quality. No wonder that today, Toyota is one of the most trusted and well-known brands.

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