Toyota has recently announced the price of Hilux pick-up truck in India. It was one of Toyota’s most anticipated products in India and received overwhelming response from buyers. The Toyota Hilux starts at Rs 31.39 lakh, ex-showroom and competes with the Isuzu V-Cross which is a popular pick-up in India. Bookings for the Toyota Hilux have already begun and all-new pick-up has already begun arriving at the dealership. Toyota is expected to deliver Hilux to customers soon. Here we have a video where a vlogger compares Toyota Hilux and Fortuner in detail.
The video was uploaded by Team Car Delight to their YouTube channel. In this video Vlogger talks about all the differences between Fortuner and Helix. He started with the exterior, then the engine and then the interior. Exterior design of Toyota Fortuner and Hilux and different from each other. Both vehicles are based on the same platform, however, they have a different design. The Toyota Fortuner gets a sharp and smooth premium design while the Helix gets a huge fit design that goes well with the overall character.
The headlamps of both the cars are projector LED headlamps. Both cars get LED DRL but they are different in design. The LED fog lamps on the Fortuner bumper get dynamic turn indicators. Coming to the side profile, the Fortuner and Hilux both get the same size wheel. The overall length of the Hilux is longer than that of the Fortuner because it has a bed at the back. Fortune is a bit taller than Hilax though. On the back, the Toyota Hilax gets LED tail lamps and so does the Toyota Fortuner. The design of the tail lamp is different in both the cars. Toyota offers an electrically open tailgate for the Fortuner while it is not available for the Helix.
Toyota Fortuna is available with both petrol and diesel engine options. The petrol version is powered by a 2.7 liter engine and the diesel version uses a 2.8 liter turbo diesel engine that produces 201 Bhp and a maximum of 500 Nm of peak torque. Both petrol and diesel are available with manual and automatic transmissions. Only the diesel version gets the 4WD feature. The Toyota Hilux, on the other hand, is offered with a diesel engine only and comes with a 4 × 4 option as standard. This pick-up is available with manual and automatic transmission. The diesel engine used in the Helix is similar to the Fortuner.
Before heading in, Fortuner and Hilux both look similar to Forbes. The only difference is the absence of a tailgate unlock switch in the Helix. On the move, both the Hilux and Toyota Fortunas have almost identical looking cabins. Features a multi-function steering wheel, cruise control, touchscreen infotainment screen, leather upholstery and more. The Fortuner gets a Hilux halogen cabin light compared to the LED unit. It also misses features like electrically adjustable co-passenger seats. The rear seats are wider than the Fortuner’s roof-mounted units, and the AC vents are placed behind the driver’s armrests. Seats cannot be tilted in a helix like Fortuner.