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2010 Toyota Hilux — now available in Russia and Ukraine, and increased towing capacity

  • Available since October in two new markets: Russia and Ukraine
  • Towing capacity increased by 250 kg to 2.5 tons
  • SR+ High grade now available on 2.5 litre D-4D models

With more than 13 million 1 Hilux sold worldwide, Toyota has a long established presence in the pick-up segment, acquiring an undisputable reputation.

With the addition of Russia and Ukraine, the Hilux is now available in 36 countries across Europe..

Hilux has been the segment leader in Europe since 2009. Despite the shrinking of the European pick-up segment, the Hilux has maintained its best-selling position in 2010, with a segment share of 21.6 % 2.

The Toyota Hilux is the only pick-up available with a separate ladder chassis on all three body types - Single Cab, Extra Cab and Double Cab..

With a choice of 2.5 litre, 144 hp and 3.0 litre, 171 hp D-4D diesel engines mated to manual or automatic transmissions (only with 3.0l), the Hilux offers customers the widest model line-up in the European pick-up segment.

Toyota is continuously improving the Hilux line-up in response to the requirements of customers in the work, leisure and adventure arenas.

To that end, the towing capacity of the 2010 Hilux 4WD has been increased by 250 kg to 2.5 tons.

Already available on the 3.0 litre D-4D, the high, SR+ grade was made more accessible through its availability with 2.5 litre D-4D models. SR+ incorporates automatic airconditioning, sports seats, side and curtain airbags, 17" alloy wheels and Vehicle Stability Control.

The Hilux also features a comprehensive range of accessories, which increase the pick-up's comfort and practicality in both work and leisure environments. This range includes side steps, hi-over bars, a cargo manager and a hard top with side windows and a rear door.

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