26Toyota HiLux MK8.I
Part of Toyota HiLux 3.6 

Toyota HiLux MK8.I (2015-2024)

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26Toyota HiLux MK8.I
3.2

169 reviews

PositivevsNegative
49%14%37%

Build Quality
3.8
Value for Money
3.2
Cleaning & Maintenance
3.9
Noise Level
3.5
Braking
3.9
Acceleration / Power
3.4
Gear Shifting
3.6
Suspension
3.5
Fuel Efficiency
2.9
Handling
3.8
Interior Design
3.8
Boot Size
4.2
Comfort
3.7
Features
3.5

Please be aware that as of 2nd of December 2020 a number of Toyota Hilux Diesel vehicles are being recalled due to a brake booster issue.

Reviews

170 reviews
John D.
John D.
  HiLux MK8.I 4x4 2.8L Turbo Diesel SR

Best car ever

2017 SR 4x4 given to me as a work vehicle. Apart from the usual DPF issues which were fixed by Toyota under warranty, the car has given 430,000 trouble free kilometres. No rocket ship, but gets 8.8L/100KM average. Was interested to see how a so called "highly strung" modern diesel would handle long term use, but at 430,000km I'm pretty sure its bullet proof. Not even an oil leak at this point. Show details
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94gqpatrolNew South Wales3 posts
  HiLux MK8.I 4x2 Workmate Petrol
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  HiLux MK8.I 4x4 2.8L Turbo Diesel Rogue
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Connie H.
Connie H.Metropolitan Adelaide, SA4 posts
  HiLux MK8.I 4x2 Workmate Petrol
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Bt50 xt3 posts
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Borg321
Borg321
  HiLux MK8.I 4x2 Workmate Petrol

Excellent so far 2018 2.7 Auto

Purchased my 2018 used (60,000 klms) from a dealer. Had it for 12mnths now. I tow a 17ft caravan and have had no issues with the engine or auto. The petrol engine has plenty of grunt for a heavy, solid Ute. The best thing is it's so easy to DIY service. Show details
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Kim S.
Kim S.Mid North Coast, NSW5 posts
  HiLux MK8.I 4x2 Workmate Diesel

Absolutely love it

I went with the hi-rider single cab, bought 2nd hand from Queensland, for my everyday car in rural NSW, 3ry 60,000 km's in absolutely immaculate condition, like brand new, I drove up in freinds Rav, as I just sold my 15 year old Corolla ascent, the unladen 6 hour ride back was great on the highway, even on back roads it is no where near as bad as some reviews make out, and it is not harsh, it used 8L
/ 100km, and that was with A/C on ,I now have so much room for my kayak, bicycle, straw for the chooks,fire wood collecting, I love being up high, and love having a manual again, more fun to drive than an automatic, I love that is has no carpet to get in a mess with leaves and dirt, yay, so if your not a tradie this review is for you. Show details
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Country boy
Country boyLitchfield, NT52 posts
  HiLux MK8.I 4x4 2.8L Turbo Diesel SR5
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Andrii M.
Andrii M.
  HiLux MK8.I 4x4 2.8L Turbo Diesel SR
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Craig A.
Craig A.
  HiLux MK8.I 4x4 2.8L Turbo Diesel SR

Great Ute but nothing lik my last 3.0L

Fuel economy is horrible! Best highway av yet is 13.5L / 100kms. I believe the v8 75 cruisers get around 12 ish Show details
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peter-pr13949Victoria38 posts
  HiLux MK8.I 4x4 2.8L Turbo Diesel SR
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Mark
MarkSydney, NSW10 posts
  HiLux MK8.I 4x2 Workmate Petrol

2017 single cab Toyota Hilux workmate

This ute looks great and handles ok. But as for the fuel economy it is a peice of crap. I drove to Canberra from Young and back which is about 360 KMs in total and it cost me around $75 - $80 return. For a 4 cylinder vehicle you should be doing that distance for around $38 - $40 return. We have another Toyota corolla and you couldn't find a better car as the fuel economy goes. As far as the Toyota Hilux workmate goes I will never buy another one of these. They are rubbish. If I had of known that they were so heavy on fuel I wouldn't have bought it in the first place. And as for Toyota lying about the fuel economy per tank they should be made to take theses vehicles of the market until they can fix the problem with the fuel economy. Show details
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Mozz B
Mozz BGreater Melbourne (Metropolitan), VIC14 posts
  HiLux MK8.I 4x2 Workmate Petrol

VERY BAD FUEL ECONOMY

Only got this a few days ago and have already used a 1/4 of a tank for 100km traveled, freeway and suburbs (No traffic and not pushing it hard at all) . Thats a whopping 19km per 100km. Absoloutely disgusting especially when Toytoa say you should get around 10km per 100L. And this is for the 4 cylynder with NO load on the back. Just the tray. This is my first ever Toyota and if the fuel economy stays like this it will be my last.

Auto transmission seems to be a bit all over the place as well. Show details

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Chris
Chris Hunter Region, NSW
  HiLux MK8.I 4x4 2.8L Turbo Diesel SR5

BUYER WARNING - DO NOT BUY A HILUX SR 5

I'm the unfortunate owner of a 2021 Hilux SR 5 Dual Cab, my car has a vibration at approximately 850rpm. I've taken it to two different dealerships trying to get this issue resolved only to be told that the level of vibration is normal for my model/year. I've contacted Toyota guest experience only to be fed the same nonsense as the dealer. TOYOTA DOES NOT STAND BY ITS PRODUCT, DO NOT BE AS STUPID AS ME AND BUY A TOYOTA HILUX SR5 Show details
Laurie D.
Laurie D.
  HiLux MK8.I 4x2 Workmate Petrol

Got the Ute for work new have had for 7 years love it still

For the first 3 years I used my Ute for work , got it because it’s a low Ute to load, now I’m retired I use it for everything from tip runs to camping towing my boat , it has a great turning circle and good on fuel 550 kms per tank as long as you drive it properly . It serviced every 10,000 kms no issues at all not even a rattle. For me it’s just a great honest work car , I enjoy driving it , have no plans on selling it now I’m retired.just a update have had my Ute for 7 years now from new still love this car have not had any problems still drives like new getting 550 kms to a tank. Show details
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Questions & Answers

Keith T.
Keith T. · HiLux MK8.I 4x2 2.8L Turbo Diesel SR5 (2015-2024)

What are the two access panels in the front wall of the tub for?

Daly
Daly · HiLux MK8.I 4x4 2.8L Turbo Diesel Rogue (2015-2024)

I'm looking at purchasing the Toyota Hilux Rogue but have been told there are problems with this model. Most of what was said I chose to ignore as it sounded like "sour grapes" to me. However, one area of concern I did listen to was the Rogue going into limp mode. Is this an issue or a once off?

Korey C.
Korey C. · HiLux MK8.I 4x4 2.8L Turbo Diesel SR5 (2015-2024)

Ok so I recently bought a sr5 2019 toyota hilux with an after market intercooler an took it to the mechanic an the paper work said it is putting out 40psi boost pressure is that good or bad for my engine

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CategoryUtesUtesUtesUtes
Starting Price $62,625$54,669$38,239$45,243
TransmissionAutomatic and ManualAutomatic and ManualAutomatic and ManualAutomatic and Manual
Drive TypeFour Wheel Drive (4WD)Four Wheel Drive (4WD)Rear Wheel Drive (RWD)Rear Wheel Drive (RWD)
Fuel TypeDieselDieselPetrolDiesel
Wheels18" Alloy17" Steel16" Steel17" Steel
ANCAP Safety Rating5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars
Doors 2 to 42 to 42 to 42 to 4
Seats 4 to 52 to 52 to 52 to 5
Fuel Consumption8.4 L/100km8.4 L/100km10.7 L/100km7.8 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 80 L80 L80 L80 L
Engine4 Cylinder 2.8L Turbo Diesel4 Cylinder 2.8L Turbo Diesel4 Cylinder 2.7L Petrol4 Cylinder 2.4L Turbo Diesel
Engine Code1GD-FTV1GD-FTV2TR-FE2GD-FTV
Max Power130kW @ 3400rpm130kW @ 3400rpm122kw @ 5200rpm110kw @ 3400rpm
Max Torque450Nm @ 1600-2400rpm450Nm @ 1600-2400rpm245Nm @ 4000rpm400Nm @ 1600-2000rpm
Country of ManufactureThailandThailandThailandThailand
Maximum Towing Capacity (braked)3,200 kg3,200 kg2,500 kg2,800 kg
Maximum Towing Capacity (unbraked)750 kg750 kg750 kg750 kg
Tray TypePick UpCab Chassis and Pick UpCab Chassis and Pick UpCab Chassis and Pick Up
Cab Options Dual and ExtraDual, Extra and SingleDual and SingleDual and Single
Maximum Payload960 kg950 kg1,210 kg1,225 kg
Ground Clearance279 mm279 mm193 mm216 mm
Manufacturer Warranty5 year(s)5 year(s)5 year(s)5 year(s)
Dimensions
Ground Clearance279 mm279 mm193 mm216 mm
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