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Toyota HiLux

Toyota HiLux

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  • Build Quality
    4.1 (36)
  • Value for Money
    3.7 (37)
  • Cleaning & Maintenance
    4.1 (36)
  • Noise Level
    3.8 (36)
  • Braking
    4.0 (35)
  • Acceleration / Power
    3.8 (36)
  • Gear Shifting
    3.8 (33)
  • Suspension
    3.8 (36)
  • Fuel Efficiency
    3.2 (37)
  • Handling
    4.0 (37)
  • Interior Design
    3.9 (37)
  • Boot Size
    4.6 (25)
  • Comfort
    3.9 (37)
  • Features
    3.6 (36)
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I upgraded to the turbo-diesel version (KZN-165R)

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Purchased in January 2021 for $20,000.00.

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Incentivised ReviewNo
TransmissionManual
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Year2004
Cab TypeDual
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Dzenan

Dzenan

  • 3 reviews

Australia’s best built car

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I have purchased the hilux workmate duel cab brand new in 2008 after having a melon previously..the car has served me extremely well to this day I still drive it..never had to pay for a major part and its going on to 13 years. Regular oil and filter changes that I do my self and take it to a mechanic every 50,000 for a check up

Purchased at Toyota Dealers for $24,990.00.

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Year2008
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John

John

  • 5 reviews
  • 4 likes

Too many issues to call it a good vehicle.

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Purchased in January 2020 for $24,000.00.

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TransmissionAutomatic
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Year2013
Cab TypeDual
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Yarndi

YarndiSYDNEY

  • 4 reviews
  • 2 likes

reliable and cheap to maintain. 2005-2006 models are the go to for reliability

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great car and has been quite reliable. have replaced a few things but its to be expected with a 15 year old car. starter motor has been doing its job for 15 years and almost 300k. easy to understand why it's the most popular ute in Aus.

very cheap on fuel! use about 11 litres per 100km fully loaded

car is used for camping, travelling and commuting.

used multiple times per day.

oil changes every 5000kms and oil filter changes every 10000kms no issues with the car, hard to fault them.

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Purchased in December 2017 for $24,000.00.

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TransmissionManual
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Year2006
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Paul Lavall

Paul LavallPerth, WA

  • 10 reviews
  • 3 likes

What a vehicle , what a company

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Purchased in February 2020 at Kalamunda Toyota for $65,000.00.

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TransmissionAutomatic
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Year2020
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Design faults and problems

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Design of the seat and steering column/ wheel means that people with large thighs struggle to get in ad out of the car as you get stuck getting in and out. Steering column has limited height adjustment as does the car seat. Further seats do not fold forward to place tools etc behind. Would not recommend for larger built people.

Purchased in April 2020 for $25,000.00.

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Cab TypeSingle
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The car is ok ... when it doesn’t have problems

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The 2017 models the have some known mechanical issues, however if the prevailing attitude at Toyota was attempting to work harder than ever for your business and rectifying issues one might have more brand confidence... but given the quite ‘breakable’ nature of this new Hilux, there are some unnecessary questions around the Hilux as the reliable workhorse.

Purchased in January 2018 at Toyota Dealers.

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Incentivised ReviewNo
TransmissionAutomatic
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Year2017
Cab TypeDual
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Byrno

ByrnoHighfields

  • 28 reviews
  • 17 likes

Overrated, overpriced, & lots of niggley problems

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Purchased in June 2019 for $16.49.

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Incentivised ReviewNo
TransmissionAutomatic
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Year2010
Cab TypeDual
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Brian S.

Brian S.Central Highlands and Goldfields, VIC

  • 7 reviews
  • 2 likes

Solid, Dependable Workhorse.

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Purchased in June 2019 at Toyota Dealers for $25.00.

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Incentivised ReviewNo
TransmissionAutomatic
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Year2019
Cab TypeSingle
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Lawrence M.

Lawrence M.Far North Queensland, QLD

  • 2 reviews

85K in still good.

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Purchased in August 2016 at Pacific Toyota for $58,000.00.

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TransmissionAutomatic
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Year2016
Cab TypeDual
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Bill Z.

Bill Z.Perth, WA

  • 4 reviews
  • 1 like

Excellent driver

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Bought this 2018 Hilux 3 weeks ago and must say very impressed with how it drives and the features included for a basic workmate ute. Very smooth and comfortable daily driver.

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Incentivised ReviewNo
TransmissionAutomatic
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Year2018
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Sean

SeanSydney Surrounds, NSW

  • 4 reviews
  • 2 likes

Best car I ever owned

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I bought my SR5 in 2014 done 223,000 some very long drives from Karratha WA to Perth WA and Sidney NSW to Tom Price WA with hotshots for mines. Car never give me any trouble just basic services and tyres. Never have done brakes on it. Drives much the same as the day I got it. Highly recommend the SR5 never let me down.

Purchased in September 2014.

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wayne

wayneWestern Australia

poor ride/bad fuel consumption

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had to upgrade suspension due to weight carried in the rear, also says its a 80 litre tank, warning light comes on when 12 litres left and sometimes 20 litres, the most I have put in it when refueling is 69 litre, can only get around 560 kms from a tank, vehicle is 250 kg under GVM, so its not over loaded, this is sitting on a speed of 110km WA, and some driving around town, poor fuel economy for a 4 cylinder.

Purchased in September 2019.

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Incentivised ReviewNo
TransmissionAutomatic
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Year2019
Cab TypeDual
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Samuel C.

Samuel C.South East Queensland, QLD

  • 2 reviews
  • 1 like

7 Years & 220,000KM - Zero Issues!

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Purchased our current Hilux new in 2013 and as of January 2020, still own it with no plans to sell. Have done 220,000km in that time and have only done standard servicing in that time - nothing has failed and we have had zero breakdowns.

Is it the best or most capable 4wd on the market? No, but it has been outstandingly reliable for us with a mix of daily driving, dirt roads, offroad touring, towing a van, beach driving and more.

Keep up the servicing and they are a tough little unit!

Purchased in June 2013 for $42,000.00.

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Bbrrrr

BbrrrrSouth East Queensland, QLD

  • 9 reviews
  • 5 likes

Great work horse, not a problem!

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So reliable 1984 model was voted most reliable car ever. Love my luxey. Have a workmate 4+2 man and tows so easily put near 1 tonne in it every day handles so well. had a triton and hated it didn’t tow well or handle weight. Hilux is total opposite. Search top gear Hilux to watch a 3 part short film on trying to ‘kill’ one.

Purchased in May 2016 for $37.00.

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Courtney

CourtneyHunter Region, NSW

  • 2 reviews

Best car Ive ever owned!

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The car gets used day to day wether being for travel to work, four wheel driving or long drives it never misses a beat, being well looked after and serviced when need be its never given me any major issues.
Strong engine and just a tough 4x4, would not change it!

Purchased in October 2017.

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Year2006
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Terrible fuel consumption,

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Fuel consumption over 12ltr/100kms, Automatic gearbox (artificial intelligent) has overcomplicated itself. Without a Toyota reset these vehicles don't go into 6th gear within the legal speed limit. They admit this is a large contribution to the high fuel consumption, but don't want to release it to the media.

Purchased in December 2018 for $56,000.00.

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TransmissionAutomatic
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Year2018
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Benny H.

Benny H.Metropolitan Adelaide, SA

  • 10 reviews
  • 4 likes

Reliable, cheap to run, go anywhere

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Purchased new sr5 plus this year mainly due to reliability and style. Little slow but it is a Ute... drives great on and off road cheap to run for 4wd. Stereo is a little glitchy, interior is great and the whole thing is built well. I got a good price otherwise its an expensive dual cab compared to others. Mine has the upgraded system for dpf and Ive never had issues here, acceleration isnt awesome but power button definetly sorts this for overtaking and manual gearbox is effortless. I love it but have owned 4wd utes prior...its no passenger car

Purchased in July 2019 at Jarvis Cars for $48,499.00.

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TransmissionManual
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Year2019
Cab TypeDual
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KillaWhat

KillaWhatSouth-Eastern Region, NSW

  • 50 reviews
  • 52 likes

Top Of The Price Bracket Of Utes Middle Of The Road Features

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Purchased in August 2019 at Canberra Toyota for $58,000.00.

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TransmissionAutomatic
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gtp

gtp

  • 6 reviews
  • 13 likes

Good and solid but not perfect (what is?.....)

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Purchased in October 2015 at Canberra toyota.

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Year2015
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CategoryUtesUtesUtesUtes
Starting Price $38,239$45,243$47,818$55,930
TransmissionAutomatic and ManualAutomatic and ManualAutomatic and ManualAutomatic
Drive TypeRear Wheel Drive (RWD)Rear Wheel Drive (RWD)Rear Wheel Drive (RWD)Rear Wheel Drive (RWD)
Fuel TypePetrolDieselDieselDiesel
Wheels16" Steel17" Steel17" Steel17" Steel
ANCAP Safety Rating5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars
Doors 2 to 42 to 42 to 42 to 4
Seats 2 to 52 to 54 to 54 to 5
Fuel Consumption10.7 L/100km7.8 L/100km7.9 L/100km7.9 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 80 L80 L80 L80 L
Engine4 Cylinder 2.7L Petrol4 Cylinder 2.4L Turbo Diesel4 Cylinder 2.8L Turbo Diesel4 Cylinder 2.8L Turbo Diesel
Engine Code2TR-FE2GD-FTV1GD-FTV1GD-FTV
Max Power122kw @ 5200rpm110kw @ 3400rpm130kw @ 3400rpm130kW @ 3400rpm
Max Torque245Nm @ 4000rpm400Nm @ 1600-2000rpm450Nm @ 1600-2400rpm450Nm @ 1600-2400rpm
Country of ManufactureThailandThailandThailandThailand
Tray TypeCab Chassis and Pick UpCab Chassis and Pick UpPick UpPick Up
Cab Options Dual and SingleDual and SingleDual and ExtraDual and Extra
Maximum Towing Capacity (unbraked)750 kg750 kg750 kg750 kg
Maximum Towing Capacity (braked)2,500 kg2,800 kg2,800 kg2,800 kg
Maximum Payload1,210 kg1,225 kg1,000 kg1,030 kg
Ground Clearance193 mm216 mm311 mm311 mm
Manufacturer Warranty5 year(s)5 year(s)5 year(s)5 year(s)
Release dateSept 2015Sept 2015Sept 2015Sept 2015
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