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Toyota HiLux

Toyota HiLux

MK7.III, MK7.I, MK6, etc...
3.6 from 284 reviews

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3.6

284 reviews
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  • Build Quality
    4.0 (31)
  • Value for Money
    3.7 (32)
  • Cleaning & Maintenance
    4.1 (31)
  • Noise Level
    3.8 (31)
  • Acceleration / Power
    3.7 (31)
  • Handling
    4.0 (32)
  • Braking
    4.0 (30)
  • Suspension
    3.7 (31)
  • Gear Shifting
    3.8 (28)
  • Fuel Efficiency
    3.1 (32)
  • Interior Design
    3.9 (32)
  • Boot Size
    4.5 (20)
  • Features
    3.5 (31)
  • Comfort
    3.9 (32)
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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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Byrno

ByrnoHighfields

  • 22 reviews
  • 14 likes

Overrated, overpriced, & lots of niggley problems

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Purchased in June 2019 for A$16.49.

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Brian S.

Brian S.Central Highlands and Goldfields, VIC

  • 6 reviews

Solid, Dependable Workhorse.

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Purchased in June 2019 at Toyota Dealers for A$25.00.

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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 A$58,000.00.

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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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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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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 A$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 A$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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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 A$56,000.00.

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Benny H.

Benny H.Metropolitan Adelaide, SA

  • 8 reviews
  • 3 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 A$48,499.00.

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KillaWhat

KillaWhatSouth-Eastern Region, NSW

  • 36 reviews
  • 50 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 A$58,000.00.

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gtp

gtp

  • 6 reviews
  • 11 likes

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

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Purchased in October 2015 at Canberra toyota.

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Not much bang for your buck

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Gonna keep this short and sweet. Terrible fuel economy. The cruise control system is garbage and interior/speakers/ just the little things are lacking. Had a Mazda BT-50 XTR before this I’ll never buy another Hilux can’t wait to get rid of it.

Purchased in August 2018.

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Grange

GrangeRockhampton

  • 6 reviews
  • 6 likes

Good ute

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I brought a new Hilux twin cab sr5 in 2014 and it was a good ute except the cruise control was very touchy it would kick back even on the slightest of hills but besides that it was a good solid ute with plenty of grunt I had the 4 litre fuel injection petrol motor with 4 speed automatic transmission and it certainly never run out of power, the interior was a bit plasticy and the sat nav dropped in the screen which was fixed under warranty the seats where very comfortable and quite a good ride for a ute . The service was great loan car and capped price services is a good thing all in all a good ute .

Purchased in April 2014 for A$51.00.

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Anf

Anf

  • 3 reviews
  • 1 like

Good vehicle but not great

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Brought the Hilux Rugged X as a boat towing vehicle and everyday work vehicle. Features for a $65K vehicle is quite low. Does not have a lot of the standard features you expect from a car this expensive.

Purchased in February 2019.

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Wayne bishop

Wayne bishopPerth, WA

Gear box clutch

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Brought 2018 work mate Hilux ute has bad back lash when let the clutch out told this is normal for these utes terrible feels like it 20 years old,crap look else where

Purchased in February 2018 at Toyota Dealers for A$21,990.00.

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Mark Larsson

Mark LarssonIllawarra, NSW

  • 3 reviews

Oh what a feeling

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On my second dual cab Hillux now, A turbo diesel this time, Great for long trips and around town or just towing a trailer very comfortable and great fuel economy.

Purchased in March 2019 at Toyota Dealers for A$47,000.00.

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Ahmad

AhmadSydney, NSW

This is the worst vehicle I ever bought

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Purchased in January 2019 at City Motors Group for A$45,888.00.

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Questions & Answers

Dave S.

Dave S.asked

HiLux MK6 (1998-2004)

From the breather valve is a hose going to chassis with what looks like an inline fuel filter does anyone know a part number for this filter or do I just replace it with any directional duel filter

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Jake

Jakeasked

HiLux

Does a 2017 hilux sports bar fit a 2012 sr5 hilux facelift model??

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Toni H.

Toni H.asked

HiLux

Does a 2005 sr dual cab canopy fit a 2014 sr model

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