While the official launch date of the Hilux has yet to be announced, it will be arriving in five variants with some changes made to the variants offered.
For starters, a new Hilux Double Cab 2.4 E A/T will be the new addition to the stable while a Double Cab 2.8 Rogue A/T will replace the current Double Cab 2.8 Black Edition.
Also, the Double Cab 2.4 G A/T will be upgraded to the new Double Cab 2.4 V A/T and the L-Edition will no longer be offered.
Still being offered with a manual transmission are the Double Cab 2.4 G and Single Cab 2.4.
For colour options, there will be seven colours to choose from such as Bronze Mica Metallic (new), Crimson Spark Red Metallic, Attitude Black Mica, Phantom Brown Metallic, Medium Silver Metallic, Silver Metallic and Super White II.
The Hilux Single Cab is only available in Solid White.
Furthermore, the range-topping Hilux 2.8 Rogue will now come with Toyota Safety Sense system which adds in Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection, Adaptive Cruise Control, Lane Departure Alert and Lane Tracing Assist.
UMW Toyota says that its order books are now open at authorized Toyota showroom nationwide.
To locate the nearest showroom, log on to www.toyota.com.my or call Toyota FREEPHONE at 1-800-88-TOYOTA (869682).
As an added bonus, the company is providing new buyers with a 13% savings on vehicle maintenance as well as discounts of up to 20% on selected items and parts replacement with the Toyota Service Savers package.
Available for the period of five years or three years, the cost of the package can be included in the financing scheme as part of the vehicle purchase cost.
Together with the vehicle purchase, customers are recommended the Toyota Insurance Package, exclusive to Toyota owners.
This package allows owners to regain use of their vehicle in the shortest time possible following an accident, but the claim must not exceed RM20,000.
The claim can usually be approved within 24 hours to enable repair works to commence.
Betterment charges and an Excess Clause are also not included and the insurance companies will pay the entire amount of the claim.
There is an agreed value for the vehicle in the event of Total Loss (for vehicles up to 10 years old) and complimentary 24SEVEN Road Assist for peace of mind 24 hours a day, 7 days a week nationwide.