Toyota Hilux is about to launch in Europe with a stronger, more technological version

Toyota’s pickup truck model will be available in the European market in the middle of next year according to previously proposed plans, notably the vehicle will be equipped with new hybrid technology.

Previously, there was a lot of information about Toyota bringing hybrid electric technology to the Hilux pickup line to improve performance. And recently the company has had the first information about these rumors and Europe is the first market to receive this technology.


Specifically, the 2024 Toyota Hilux Hybrid 48V for the European market will be equipped with a familiar 2.8L turbocharged diesel engine, this engine is combined with a mild hybrid system including a starter generator with integrated belt and battery. The 48V lithium battery is located underneath the rear seat.

According to the announcement, the performance of this vehicle will produce a capacity of 204 horsepower and 500 Nm, of which the 48V mild hybrid system adds 16 horsepower and 65 Nm to the vehicle. Toyota says the Hilux’s 48V battery weighs 7.6 kg and can be charged using regenerative energy during braking. The hybrid system’s electric motor is designed to withstand the harsher operating environment of a pickup truck.


This mild hybrid technology helps the Toyota Hilux Hybrid 48V 2024 have smoother acceleration, more optimal fuel consumption, better off-road support and a regenerative braking system that will help the vehicle go downhill. safer.

Toyota Hilux Hybrid is capable of wading through water up to 700 mm deep without fear of damaging the battery. The vehicle has an approach angle of 29 degrees, an exit angle of 26 degrees and a ground clearance of up to 310 mm, ensuring the vehicle’s off-road capabilities and can carry 1 ton in the rear cargo box and tow 3.5 tons.


Notably, the car is also equipped with the Toyota Safety Sense active safety package including features such as improved pre-collision warning, lane departure warning, adaptive cruise control, traffic sign and light recognition. Automatic phase detection can detect vehicles in the opposite lane.

According to the plan, the Toyota Hilux Hybrid 48V 2024 will officially be available in showrooms in Europe in the middle of next year and the selling price of this pickup truck model has not yet been announced. In Vietnam, since bringing in the version that meets Euro 5 emission standards, sales have suddenly dropped sharply, the reason being that the selling price is too high compared to the value the car brings.

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