2015 Toyota Hilux Special Edition

So, offical specs have been released for the new Toyota Hilux that will arrive in 2015. There are 3 different models of the well renowned 4×4 and in this post we will go through some of the main specifications the new indestructible beast now boasts.

First up, the cheaper of the 3 options available, it’s called the Double Cab Edge and is the only natural two wheel drive version of the three available.

Engine Specs: The Edge is fitted with a Turbo-charged 3.0L, 4 cylinder, Double Overhead Cam (DOHC).

  • Power – 169bhp at 3600rpm
  • Torque – 343Nm between 1400 – 3400rpm
  • Fuel Tank Capacity – 76L

Transmission: This model is only available as a Manual.

  • 5-speed manual transmission.
  • Rear Limited Slip Differential (LSD).
  • Drive Type – Rear Wheel Drive (RWD).

Safety: This car hasn’t currently been through the European NCAP rating but did score 4 out of 5 stars in the Australian version of NCAP called ANCAP.

Toyota-Hilux-Edge

The second version of the Hilux special editions is called the TRD Sportivo and boasts a 4 wheel drive system compared to the 2WD system of the Edge.

Engine Specs: The TRD Sportivo is equipped with a 3.0L, 4 cylinder, 16 valve DOHC with common rail injection.

  • Power – 169bhp at 3600rpm
  • Torque – Manual 343Nm at 1400-3400rpm, Auto 360 at 1400-3200rpm
  • Fuel Tank Capacity – 76L

Transmission: The TRD Sportivo is available as an Automatic and Manual.

Automatic –

  • 5-speed super electronically controlled Automatic Transmission (ECT) with Artificial Intelligence and lock-up torque converter.
  • Part-time 4WD.
  • Front Automatic Disconnecting Differential (ADD).
  • Rear Standard Differential.

Manual – 

  • 5-speed manual transmission.
  • Part-time 4WD.
  • Front Automatic Disconnecting Differential.
  • Rear Standard Differential.

Safety: The TRD Sportivo hasn’t currently been through the European NCAP rating but did score 5 out of 5 stars in the Australian version of NCAP called ANCAP.

Toyota-Hilux-TRD-Sportivo

The third and final option of the 3 is called the TRD/SR5. This model comes with a 4WD system and a petrol engine.

Engine Specs: The SR5 is equipped with a 4.0L, 6 cylinder, 24 valve Quad cam.

  • Power – 169bhp at 3600rpm
  • Torque – Manual 343Nm at 1400-3400rpm, Auto 360 at 1400-3200rpm
  • Fuel Tank Capacity – 76L

Transmission: The TRD Sportivo is available as an Automatic and Manual.

Automatic –

  • 5-speed super electronically controlled Automatic Transmission (ECT) with Artificial Intelligence and lock-up torque converter.
  • Part-time 4WD.
  • Front Automatic Disconnecting Differential (ADD).
  • Rear Standard Differential.

Safety: Just like the previous 2 models, the TRD/SR5 is yet to be tested the European NCAP rating but did score 5 out of 5 stars in the Australian version of NCAP called ANCAP.

Toyota-Hilux-TRD

Special Edition Colours

  • Hilux EDGE is only available in Glacier White, Charcoal Grey, Ink and Velocity Red.
  • TRD Hilux is available in Velocity Red, Glacier White and Ink.
  • Hilux TRD Sportivo is available in Glacier White and Eclipse.

An image with the available colours can be seen below;

2015-Hilux-Colours

Price: The price has yet to be announced for the UK.

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