2016 Toyota Hilux pickup launches in France

Posted on: May 1, 2016 - 9:40am IST

Price ranges from 19,300 Euros to 42,000 Euros.

The 8th generation Toyota Hilux pickup which made its European debut at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show has been launched in France.

Toyota Hilux front three quarters at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show
The Toyota Hilux pickup for Europe is imported from Thailand as before.

Manufactured at two of Toyota’s plants in Thailand, the Hilux truck is exported to over 130 countries, of which Australia, New Zealand, South America, the Middle East, and the UK are larger importers. Exports from the Asian nation began during the turn of the second quarter of the last fiscal year.

The 2016 Toyota Hilux is manufactured with three engine choices comprising of one petrol engine and two diesel mills. The 2.7-litre 4-cylinder VVT-i petrol motor that produces 122 hp maximum power and 245 Nm peak torque, is the same as the one featured in the previous iteration of the pickup.

Toyota Hilux dashboard at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show
The new Hilux benefits form a 10 percent improvement in fuel economy, courtesy of the brand new diesel engines.

In France, the only engine offered is the four-cylinder 2.4-liter ‘GD’ diesel that generates 150 hp and 400 Nm. It is mated to a either a 6-speed manual transmission or to a 6-speed automatic transmission. The new engines are claimed to have achieved a 10 percent hike in mileage as compared to the motors they have replaced.

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Toyota Hilux price in France

Utility (HT) version:

  • Hilux chassis cab BVM6: € 19 300
  • Hilux 4WD single cab BVM6: € 21 850 HT
  • Hilux Xtra Cab 4WD BVM6: € 23 350 HT
  • Legend Hilux Xtra Cab 4WD BVM6: € 26 700 HT

Family version (VAT included):

  • Hilux 4WD Double Cab BVM6: € 30,700 VAT
  • Hilux Double Cab 4WD Legend BVM6: 35,000 € VAT
  • Hilux Double Cab 4WD Legend BVA6: € 36,700 VAT
  • Lounge Hilux double cab 4WD BVM6: € 40,300 VAT
  • Lounge Hilux double cab 4WD BVA6: € 42,000 VAT

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