Toyota Hilux bookings temporarily halted

Bookings for the Toyota Hilux opened on January 20, 2022, but the company is yet to announce the official pricing.

Toyota has announced a temporary halt of bookings for the Hilux as it is unable to meet the high demand for the newly introduced pickup truck.

Bookings for the Toyota Hilux opened on January 20, 2022, with the company yet to reveal the official pricing. The formal launch is expected to take place in the month of March.

In India, the Hilux is offered with a 2.8-litre diesel engine producing 201 BHP (204 BHP - 6MT) and 500 Nm (420 Nm - 6MT). The engine is paired with either a 6-speed manual or a 6-speed automatic transmission. It comes with a four-wheel-drive system with an electronic differential lock, a limited-slip differential and Active Traction Control.

Official statement:

"The iconic Hilux has been recently launched in the Indian market to cater to the needs of customers seeking an incredible lifestyle utility vehicle. We are delighted with the overwhelming response that the Hilux has received from our customers within a fortnight of its launch. We are grateful to our valued customers for their continued trust and confidence in our brand and our enhanced offerings in this whole new product segment. However, in light of various factors impacting our supply, we are unable to meet the heightened demand. Thus, we deeply regret our temporary halt of bookings for the Hilux with a view to avoid any further inconvenience to our customers. We will continue our best efforts to resume the Hilux bookings at the soonest possible opportunity, with our aim to provide the best customer experience."

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