The Toyota Hilux bakkie is a worldwide trend and phenomenon. The Hilux has been valued for decades as the ‘farm’ bakkie used by many South African countrymen. Europeans have taken a liking to Toyota’s new facelift models resulting in the demand for the Hilux skyrocketing. People worldwide are using the bakkie for lifestyle purposes while leaving its capacity to carry, untouched.
Toyota has decreased the suspension system which is only noticed at full capacity with a goal to satisfy the casual roadster. This may seem controversial but this bakkie still remains with ‘legendary toughness’ – Toyota’s slogan for the Hilux.
|Model||2.8 GD6 4×4 LEGEND RS AT|
|Vehicle Type (SUV, Sedan, Hatch, Bakkie, Bus)||Bakkie|
|Retail Price (New)||R876,800|
|Engine Capacity 2.8|
|Transmission Automatic 6-speed|
|Fuel Type Diesel|
|Fuel Consumption 8.0|
With the new, more powerful 2.8-l, 204DIN hp 500Nm diesel engine, the Toyota Hilux has a more competitive performance than ever. Drivability has improved both power steering systems and overall comfort through the front and rear shock absorber tuning in which the suspension benefits.
Toyota has equipped an electric armadillo, LED headlights in front, and automatic headlights. Adaptive cruise control has returned as well as lane-keeping assist, reverse camera, and parking sensors. The steering wheel and center console are covered in strong and durable leather for extra comfort. The sound system comes with six JBL speakers in front, two at the back, and a subwoofer – no distortion, no panels rattling, and clear sound with sufficient volume.
Who’s it for?
The Toyota Hilux 2021 with its comfort, cruising capabilities, sleek facelift as well as its robusticity, resilience, and ability to carry large weights leave the car being able to be used by anyone, which was Toyota’s vision for the bakkie.
For lifestyle riders wanting to use the bakkie purely to sport the looks without using it for its practical purposes, the time has never been better. For those looking for a bakkie to fulfill the needs of a builder, farmer, fisherman, or any of that category, this bakkie does the task quite efficiently. Although the Hilux Legend package demands a hefty premium for the top-performing bakkie of its segment.
How To Insure Your New Toyota Hilux 2021?
You have finally bought the car of your dreams, the Toyota Hilux. This painstakingly beautiful car that just screams with cool factor. But now you realise how much you have spent and are wondering how you are going to insure your new bakkie?
One of the best places to get car insurance and compare car insurance quotes is with a broker. An insurance broker has access to and is in contact with various different car insurance providers. They can help you with many of your questions and find the best product for you and your car!