Refreshed Hilux and Fortuner
Kuala Lumpur, 17 October 2012 – UMW Toyota Motor launched the Toyota Hilux 2.5 litre model with Intercooler Variable Nozzle Turbo (VNT) in the D-4D Common Rail Turbo Diesel engine. The addition of Intercooler VNT, replacing the conventional turbo engine provides the Toyota Hilux 2.5 litre with a substantial boost in power and torque without compromising and ensuring the reliability of the fuel system.
The Toyota Hilux 2.5 litre (assembled locally at UMW Toyota Motor’s manufacturing facility, Assembly Services Sdn. Bhd) has the same turbocharger technology that is already found in the Toyota Hilux Double Cab 3.0G.
With the improved Hilux, UMW Toyota Motor aimed to offer their customers the best possible 4×4 pickup that is packed with features, at value-for-money prices. The company also hope that this Toyota Hilux 2.5 litre with Intercooler VNT will be able to serve their customers better.
Globally, the Hilux is sold in many countries. Celebrated around the world for its legendary durability and reliability, it has been the pickup of choice everywhere for decades. A robust 4×4 system has been used for the Hilux for many years and has undergone constant improvement to ensure durability and reliability. This proven quality that has made the Toyota Hilux a trusted ‘business partner’ by fleet operators who require a vehicle to transport goods and people in the most difficult terrain anywhere in the world.
This current Hilux model was launched in 2005 and has been the market leader in that segment ever since, with more than 120,000 units sold. With the introduction of the Hilux 3.0 litre in 2010, last year UMW Toyota Motor reached record sales of more than 21,400 units. The Toyota Hilux is ready for another record year with a 40% more sales year on year as of September 2012.
There have been changes to the look of the Hilux on the exterior and as for the interior a new Bluetooth feature is made available for Hilux 3.0G and 2.5G through a new 2-DIN audio system. Overall, the Hilux is sleek, bold and has a striking looks that project an image of confidence and courage, whilst maintaining the Quality, Durability and Reliability that customers have come to expect from Toyota. The distinctive 3-dimensional front design of Hilux is synonymous with “Toughness”. The frontal appearance of the Hilux 2.5-litre now looks more powerful and commanding with adoption of a hood bulge space / scoop that is similar of the Hilux 3.0 litre.
At the same time, the Toyota Fortuner 2.5 litre turbodiesel engine also now comes with intercooler VNT. With the product concept of “Advanced and Prestige”, the Fortuner brings higher level of performance and capability to the proven SUV.
The 2.7 litre petrol engine and 2.5 litre Turbo Diesel engine with an Intercooler VNT Toyota Fortuner has a full-time 4×4 drivetrain for maximum capability on all surfaces, from smooth highway to muddy jungle tracks.
The prices for the Toyota Fortuner variants are as follows:
TOYOTA FORTUNER 2.7V (P) AT TRD SPORTIVO :RM182,465
TOYOTA FORTUNER 2.7V (P) AT :RM179,007
TOYOTA FORTUNER 2.5G (D) AT TRD SPORTIVO :RM174,772
TOYOTA FORTUNER 2.5G (D) AT :RM171,288
*(Above are On the Road prices for individual private registration, metallic colour, Peninsular Malaysia).
The Hilux is available in the following 5 variants and priced at (On the Road Individual Private Registration in Metallic colour prices with insurance for Peninsular Malaysia):
TOYOTA HILUX DOUBLE CAB 3.0G AT 4×4 : RM107,267
TOYOTA HILUX DOUBLE CAB 2.5G AT 4×4 : RM99,988
TOYOTA HILUX DOUBLE CAB 2.5G MT 4×4 : RM94,988
TOYOTA HILUX DOUBLE CAB 2.5 STD MT 4×4 : RM86,788
TOYOTA HILUX SINGLE CAB 2.5 MT 4×4 : RM76,288*
* Non metallic price