Toyota Hilux Safety: Electronic Brake Force Distribution EBD

Toyota Hilux Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD)

toyota-hilux-electronic-brake-force-distsribution-ebdElectronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD) is standard on all 4WD SR5 Double-Cab models and is available as part of an option package on all 4WD SR Double-Cab Pick-up models. It forms part of our ‘Active Braking with intelligence (AB-i)’. It helps keep HiLux more stable and balanced when braking, particularly when the vehicle needs to stop suddenly.

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Toyota Hilux Australia Range

Toyota Hilux Australia Range at Australia top car dealer and exporter

By Jack Kates

Toyota Hilux is available in three configurations: Single Cab, Extra Cab and Double Cab.

Toyota Hilux Single Cab Australia

Toyota Hilux Single Cab in Australia is available in three configurations

  • Toyota Hilux WorkMate 2WD Single-Cab 2700 cc Petrol Gasoline Cab-Chassis (Tray not included)
  • Toyota Hilux WorkMate 4WD Single-Cab 3000 cc Diesel Cab-Chassis (Tray not included)
  • Toyota Hilux SR 2WD Single-Cab 4000 cc Gasoline Petrol

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Toyota Hilux Safety:

Toyota Hilux Brake Assist (BA)

toyota-hilux-disc-brake Brake AssistBrake Assist (BA) comes as standard on all 4WD SR5 Double-Cab models and is now available as part of an option package on all 4WD SR Double-Cab pick-up models (Petrol and Turbo Diesel).

The system works alongside the Anti-skid Braking System (ABS) as part of Active Braking with intelligence to help stop HiLux as fast as possible in emergency braking.

BA interprets a sudden push on the brake pedal as emergency braking and if necessary, supplies extra brake force to bring the vehicle to a controlled halt in the shortest possible distance.

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Toyota Hilux Technology: Steering Wheel Audio Controls

Toyota Hilux Technology: Steering Wheel Audio Controls

toyota-hilux-sr5-steering-wheel-controlsWhen you want to turn down the guy on talkback radio, hear the game commentary over the noise of the rain, or just change music tracks, steering wheel audio controls mean there’s no need to miss a beat. Available on all SR and SR5 models, steering wheel audio controls let you change radio stations, adjust volume or switch the audio mode.

You can also access the Multi-Information Display trip computer (standard on SR5 models) with the steering wheel controls. All without taking your eyes from the road.

Toyota Hilux Safety: Anti-Skid Braking System ABS

Toyota Hilux Anti-Skid Braking System ABS

Imagine the scenario: It’s been another tough day, and to cap it off you’re driving home in heavy traffic. Rain is sheeting down and the roads are slippery. You’re looking forward to getting home and flicking on the TV. Suddenly, the brake lights of the car immediately in front of you blaze red as the driver slams their foot down. You hit the brakes hard to avoid going into them, but instead of stopping, your pick-up truck slides out of control.

 

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Toyota Hilux Technology Car Audio System

Toyota Hilux Technology: Car Audio System

It’s been a long week, and you’ve got to work on Saturday. But that doesn’t mean you have to miss the game. With HiLux’s car audio system, an FM/AM radio is standard across the range. And if your team didn’t turn up to the park today, not only is there a USB port^ for selected iPodsĀ®+ and other devices, there’s also a CD player, so you can console yourself with some decent sounds.

toyota-hilux-speaker-systemIn the SR5 model the audio system includes a in-dash single CD MP3 compatible player with a 6.1″ LCD screen featuring Bluetooth™ connectivity, Satellite Navigation++ and audio streaming with compatible mobile phones.

The audio system pumps out great sound across the range. Two powerful, strategically mounted speakers provide the entertainment in the WorkMate and SR models. While in the SR5, the acoustics are positively luxurious thanks to a wraparound 6 speaker system.

In Hilux SR and SR5 models the driver can access all this without taking his hands from the steering wheel, or his eyes off the road because fingertip steering wheel audio controls let you change radio stations, adjust volume or switch the audio mode. SR5 models also feature Bluetooth™ steering wheel mounted controls.

Toyota Hilux Technology

Toyota Hilux Technology

No wonder HiLux is known as the unbreakable ute. And no wonder this tough uncompromising machine, is also packed with advanced vehicle technology.

Among many other advanced features, HiLux now has an innovative audio unit fitted as standard to all WorkMate and SR models. This system features voice recognition and Bluetooth™ connectivity for hands-free mobile calls and audio streaming, plus an MP3 input and a USB port for selected memory sticks^. Cruise Control is now standard on all SR5 and SR models and all Turbo Diesel 4WD WorkMate automatics. And SR5 models now come with Satellite Navigation#, Single Zone Climate Control and a Mulit-Information Display.

Toyota Hilux Performance: Limited Slip Rear Differential

Toyota Hilux Performance: Limited Slip Rear Differential

Australia provides some of the toughest conditions on earth and the Australian HiLux has been designed to tame them. One of the features that make the vehicle such a reliable and unbreakable workhorse is Limited Slip Differential (LSD). This comes as standard across most of the HiLux range. LSD transmits torque to the wheel with traction, it detects wheel slippage through inconsistent rotational speeds. LSD is now fitted as standard across all HiLux 2WD V6 petrol models# and all 4WD models (except VSC equipped vehicles).

In SR5 Double-Cab 4WD models Vehicle Stability Control (VSC) comes as standard. It is also available on SR Double-Cab 4WD models as part of the option pack.

 

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