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Toyota HiLux 2021

Our most recent review of the 2021 Toyota HiLux resulted in a score of 7.4 out of 10 for that particular example.

Carsguide Editor - Adventure Marcus Craft had this to say at the time: The Toyota HiLux remains one of Australia’s favourite utes but Toyota has let it slide behind its rivals in terms of overall comfort and drivability.

You can read the full review here.

This is what Marcus Craft liked most about this particular version of the Toyota HiLux: Upgraded engine, Extra safety tech, Basic but functional interior

The Toyota HiLux is also known as the Toyota Pickup (US) in markets outside Australia.

Toyota HiLux 2021 Accessories

If you want a 2021 Toyota HiLux, you probably want to accessorise it to suit your particular use case. And if you’re not interested in exploring aftermarket options - maybe you can get a friendly Toyota dealer rep to bundle a bunch of accessories in for a good price - then you will be happy to know there are plenty of things to choose from.

Options range from a steel or alloy bull bar (which is guaranteed to work with the HiLux’s safety systems), nudge bar, winch, bonnet protector, LED light bar, driving lights, snorkel, side rails, recovery points, side steps, tub liner, tonneau cover (hard lid cover or soft), tow bar, weather shields, sports bar, roof rack system, heavy duty rear step bumper, and even a new Tub Step that is mounted to the rear corner of the chassis to help you jump in and out easier. There’s also a clever Bed Slide system, which allows you to roll out your gear from the tub and access it without climbing in.

In the cabin you might want to choose canvas or fabric seat covers, rubber or carpet floor mats, a first aid kit or you might want to secure your tub with a canopy - there are a few different options to choose from.

If you’ve got the need for a cab-chassis ute rather than a pick-up, there is also a range of tray body options available including aluminium or steel, and just remember the choice you make will affect your payload capacity. There's even a new trundle tray option for additional secure storage under the table-top tray.

Toyota HiLux 2021 Colours

  • Glacier White
  • Crystal Pearl
  • Silver Sky
  • Graphite
  • Eclipse Black
  • Nebula Blue
To confirm current colour availability, please check the manufacturer's website.

Toyota HiLux 2021 Price and Specs

Pricing guides

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Toyota HiLux Model Body Type Specs Price
Rogue (4X4) Ute 2.8L Diesel 6 SP AUTO $62,490
Rugged (4X4) Ute 2.8L Diesel 6 SP AUTO $57,865
Rugged (4X4) Ute 2.8L Diesel 6 SP MAN $55,865
Rugged X (4X4) Ute 2.8L Diesel 6 SP AUTO $64,490
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Toyota HiLux 2021 Q&As

Check out real-world situations relating to the Toyota HiLux 2021 here, particularly what our experts have to say about them.

  • When is the 2021 Toyota HiLux SR5+ being released?

    The facelifted HiLux is in showrooms now, Jay, including the SR5+ model. The good news is that the suspension has been refined to improve ride and the engine has been given a once-over with a larger turbocharger to boost power to 150kW. Toyota also claims it has addressed the diesel particulate filter problems that were an issue for owners of the previous version. Prices start at around $60,000 and up for the model you’re interested in. The good news is that the Extra-Cab layout is available in SR5 trim and while it doesn’t offer the full interior space of a dual-cab, the two small occasional seats in the rear do bump its seating capacity to four.

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Toyota HiLux 2021 Interior

The 2021 Toyota HiLux interior hasn’t changed all that much compared to the previous models. Well, at a glance it hasn’t - but delve a little deeper and you’ll uncover some welcome adjustments to the cabin of the facelifted HiLux.

All models now get a digital speedometer and redesigned instrument cluster, which helps if you’re keeping an eye on your licence. The new trip computer also makes its easier to watch your real-world fuel use, too.

The other big change is the new media system - an 8.0-inch touchscreen with smartphone mirroring tech by way of Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. That means you can mirror your phone’s main apps to the screen, and thankfully there are also knobs for volume and tuning rather than buttons, as Toyota says it copped grief from customers about the previous model’s screen and controls.

Toyota HiLux 2021 Seats

The model you choose will determine how many seats you get in the 2021 Toyota HiLux.

Single cab versions have two seats. Simple enough - there’s no bench seat in this ute anymore, and that could be good after a long day on the tools.

Extra cab versions of the HiLux have four seats. The rear ones in the extra cab models are accessed via ‘suicide’ doors (rear-hinged back doors that are about half the width of a regular back door). A lot of extra cab buyers instead use this space for secure storage, or for pet transport. The back seats aren’t comfortable, and there are no child seat anchor points fitted in extra cab models either.

The dual cab or double cab models have five seats for all trim lines. The rear seats are reasonable for the class, but certainly not the most spacious. The seat base can either fold up in one piece or in a 60:40 fashion, depending on the variant. Dual ISOFIX child seat tethers and two top-tether hooks are fitted, and the top tethers feed to a centre secure lashing location - you can’t fit three child seats in the back.

Toyota HiLux 2021 Seats