As soon as you slide into the driver’s seat you realise just how much more comfortable the interior of the new Hilux is. The redesigned seat improves driver posture and the raised hip point ensures a greater field of view – great for when you’re putting the truck through its paces off-road.
Buyers have a choice of six speed automatic or six speed manual gearboxes. A five speed manual is fitted to the three entry level 2WDs. The manual SR5 and SR5 Limited models have an intelligent Manual Transmission (i-MT) which is designed to avoid shift shock and ensure smooth gear changes. It also prevents the engine from stalling in first gear when the clutch is not engaged.