1985 Toyota HiLux Pricing and Specs
The Toyota Hilux 1985 is available in Diesel and Leaded Petrol. Engine sizes and transmissions vary from the Ute 2.4L 5 SP Manual 4x4 to the Ute 2.2L 5 SP Manual 4x4.
|Toyota HiLux Models||SPECS||PRICE|
|(4X4)||2.4LDieselDiesel5 SP MAN 4X45 speed manual 4X4||$2,400 – 4,070|
|(4X4)||2.4LDieselDiesel5 SP MAN 4X45 speed manual 4X4||$3,000 – 5,170|
|(4X4)||2.4LDieselDiesel5 SP MAN 4X45 speed manual 4X4||$3,600 – 5,830|
|(4X4)||2.2LLeadedLeaded Petrol5 SP MAN 4X45 speed manual 4X4||$4,100 – 6,600|
|(4X4)||2.2LLeadedLeaded Petrol5 SP MAN 4X45 speed manual 4X4||$3,700 – 6,050|
|(4X4)||2.2LLeadedLeaded Petrol5 SP MAN 4X45 speed manual 4X4||$3,500 – 5,720|
|(base)||2.4LDieselDiesel4 SP AUTO4 speed automatic||$2,600 – 4,400|
|SR5||2.0LLeadedLeaded Petrol5 SP MAN5 speed manual||$2,400 – 4,070|
Toyota HiLux 1985 FAQs
Check out real-world situations relating to the Toyota HiLux here, particularly what our experts have to say about them.
Which 4x4 Dual Cab ute should I buy?
The very fact that you’re looking at two vehicles that fit into your budget but have travelled such vastly different distances should tell you all you need to know about the Nissan. Frankly, the Navara D22 and D40 don’t age well. In fact, many owners have found out the hard way that a Navara just can’t match the Toyota HiLux of this vintage for longevity and the ability to cop punishment over time.
I’m certainly not saying that the HiLux was perfect, but compared with the Navara’s litany of faults and problems that covered everything from rattling timing chains to coolant leaks and odd design elements such as the bottom of the radiator being lower than the lowest part of the chassis cross-member (not good for off-road work) the Toyota was much better. Granted the Navara you’re considering has very low mileage, so it should be okay for a while…just about till you hand it over to your son to break.Show more
Will Toyota make a 3.3 litre diesel V6 engine in the Fortuner?
As far as we know, the V6 turbo-diesel widely tipped to power the next LandCruiser (the 300 Series) is still just a maybe for the HiLux range. And even if it did make it into the HiLux, it would almost certainly be restricted to a sporty GR badged version as Toyota leverages its Dakar rally experience into a marketing role. With that in mind, the V6 would be an unlikely starter for the Fortuner which is aimed much more closely at families and, for whom, seating capacity and running costs are far more important than the ability to get to 100km/h in a hurry.
Even then, there’s plenty of historical evidence to suggest that a V6 turbo-diesel HiLux will remain just an idea (a nice one, though). Toyota has never really taken the opportunity to share engines between its HiLux and full sized (ie: Not the Prado) LandCruiser ranges. With a couple of notable exceptions (all of them petrol-powered) the HiLux has remained a four-cylinder vehicle throughout its life. And when Toyota did build a (petrol) supercharged V6 HiLux tagged the TRD back in 2008, it was a sales flop.
In any case, a hot-rod Fortuner is probably not on the cards despite the HiLux and Fortuner sharing a lot of engineering and componentry.Show more
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.Show more