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New Toyota Hilux - 14 Jul 2016

Just moments ago UMW Toyota Sdn. Bhd. (UMWT) officially launched the all-new Toyota Hilux, now in its eighth-generation and certainly one of the most popular models in UMWT’s line-up.

Toyota has been expanding its power train line-up with two new engines in the all-new Toyota Hilux are of a 2.8- and 2.4-litre capacity, designated 1GD-FTV and 2GD-FTV respectively replacing the previous KD engine line-up.

The big changes here are both the 2.8-litre and 2.4-litre engines are new and part of the Global Diesel (GD) turbo diesel series. The previous 3.0-litre and 2.5-litre diesel units are no longer available.

The 1GD-FTV 2.8L generates 177ps at 3,400rpm. Torque output is 450Nm between 1,600rpm and 2,400rpm.

For the 2.4L (2GD-FTV) unit, it produces 150ps at 3,400rpm and 400Nm. Torque output is 400Nm between 1,600rpm and 2,000rpm.

Efficiency is reportedly better than before and with the larger 80-litre fuel tank, it means more effective range per fill-up.

All New Toyota Hilux variants are using battery size DIN (Deutsche Industrial-Norm) type LN3. It’s replace the old Toyota Hilux JIS (Japan Industrial Standard) type battery. As for old Toyota Hilux are using JIS type battery size 95D31L.

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