Toyota Hilux Revo 2020 Review: Touch of the White Elephant Land

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Toyota Hilux Revo 2020

As a country known as the Land of 1000 dual cabin (because there are so many dual cabin cars in Thailand), it’s no wonder the Toyota division in the White Elephant country is more focused on developing their flagship Toyota Hilux Revo when compared to the Toyota Fortuner. This seems to contrast with what happened in the country, Hilux nicknamed Revo got a lot of significant changes and this facelift step is projected to be able to tempt consumers there.

Starting from the Toyota Hilux model which has four variants, the cheapest Toyota Hilux Revo Standard Cab or also called B-Cab, then there is the Hilux Revo Z Edition which is popular with business people, followed by Hilux Revo Prerunner, and finally Hilux Revo Rocco as the most expensive model. Each of these models is distinguished from the accessories, exterior design, and cabin size. The Hilux B-Cab is similar to the Toyota Hilux pickup, while the Hilux Z Edition and above use dual cabin models and some are extra cabin.

All four models of the Toyota Hilux Revo facelift adopt the design language ‘Toughness for Everyone’. Changes are made on the exterior such as headlamps, front bumpers, rear bumpers, alloy wheels, stop lamps, to the curves of the hood that shows the car is getting muscular. What’s interesting about Hilux Revo is that now available Fleet Telematics Service for the B-Cab variant, this feature can facilitate the transportation management of entrepreneurs and can be connected with T-Connect.

Toyota Hilux Revo 2020 Review: Front View

The front exterior appearance of the Toyota Hilux Revo 2020 appears even more manly thanks to the application of the headlamp, front bumper and new grille that has a 3-dimensional effect. This headlight has adopted a LED (Light Emitting Diode) bulb that has a fast response, saves power, and is certainly brighter than a halogen bulb. The hood bays are also made more muscular and seemed to imply the character of the toughness for everyone’s design language that is getting stronger.

 

Toyota Hilux Revo 2020 Review: Side & Rear View

Continue to the side and back of the Toyota Hilux Revo 2020, on the side is not too much difference when compared to the Hilux before the facelift. What distinguishes only the 18-inch rim design on the Hilux Revo looks more sturdy with a two tone color and new motifs. At the stern, too, the design of the tub door is similar to the version before the facelift. It’s just that now the new rear combination lamp with clear mica plus the LED bulb makes it look more sporty.

Toyota Hilux Revo 2020 Review

Toyota Hilux Revo 2020 Review: Dashboard Layout

Entering the interior of the Toyota Hilux Revo 2020, you will be presented with a dashboard layout that is actually still the same as the Hilux before the facelift. There is still a cooler in the front drawer and also the layout of the button on the dashboard is still good and easy to reach by hand. Oh yes, for the luxurious dashboard layout like the photo above only exists in the Hilux Prerunner and Rocco variants to the top yes.

Toyota Hilux Revo 2020 Review: Seat

Sitting in the driver’s seat of the Toyota Hilux can be said to be comfortable, because in addition to being covered with leather there is also an eight-way electric arrangement that can be adjusted by the button on the bottom right. Unfortunately, the electric arrangement is only in the driver’s seat, fortunately all seats are equipped with headrests that can be adjusted in height and there is an ISOFIX hook on the back seat.

Toyota Hilux Revo 2020 Review: Steering Wheel

The steering wheel of the Toyota Hilux Revo 2020 can be adjusted according to the driver’s posture because it has adopted tilt and telescopic settings. In addition, this steering wheel is also comfortable to hold because it is covered with leather and the diameter is right. Not only that, various multifunctional buttons are also present on this steering wheel. On the right spoke to adjust the Multi Information Display (MID), while on the left bar to adjust the audio.

Toyota Hilux Revo 2020 Review: Body Capacity

Being born as a tough and luxurious worker car, we will also discuss the body capacity of the Toyota Hilux Revo 2020. The body size of the Toyota Hilux Revo 2020 has a length of 1,555 mm, width of 1,540 mm and height of 480 mm. Unfortunately, although the capacity of the body is qualified, Toyota has not yet completed the bed liner as a standard in the Toyota Hilux Prerunner. Only the Hilco Rocco variant is equipped with the device.

Toyota Hilux Revo 2020 Review

Toyota Hilux Revo 2020 Review: AC Climate Control

Setting AC becomes easier thanks to the AC Climate Control settings feature such as the Toyota Hilux Revo 2020. In this AC setting too, you can set the defroster for the windshield and defogger for the rear glass. Although the air conditioning setting itself is still a single zone, but the burst options are quite complete, it can be to the feet, body or both. For this class is enough.

 

Toyota Hilux Revo 2020 Review: Multi Information Display

Toyota Hilux Revo is equipped with a complete Multi Information Display (MID) screen. Starting from information about average fuel consumption, a ‘digital’ calculator that can calculate fuel savings, real time fuel consumption, remaining mileage that can be passed based on the calculation of the amount of fuel in the tank, temperature indicators, trip A and B, and odometer. Moreover, the Toyota Hilux Revo 2020 panel meter is also new.

Toyota Hilux Revo 2020 Review: In-Car Entertainment System

Although born as a goods car, but the audio sector is not necessarily ignored by Toyota Motor Thailand. Because, starting the Toyota Hilux Revo Z edition variant, already equipped with an Apple Car Play connection that facilitates connectivity. In addition to the head unit that carries a touch screen with an 8 inch landscape, the most interesting part of the Hilux Revo can also be connected to the Toyota T-Connect service.

 

Toyota Hilux Revo 2020 Review: Storage Compartment

Toyota Hilux Revo 2020 is also quite a lot of storage compartments, starting from the cup holder that there are 8 pieces, there are 4 open storage slots in each door, there is a closed drawer, there are glasses storage near the rear view mirror and there is a storage pocket in back of the front passenger seat and the driver’s seat. For the class of dual cabin cars the practicality of the Hilux Revo is quite good.

Toyota Hilux 2020 Operation

Toyota Hilux Revo 2020 Prerunner version uses a 2.4L 4-cylinder diesel engine coded 2GD-FTV. This engine can produce power of 150 ps or about 148.5 hp at 3,400 rpm, as well as 400 Nm of torque that can be produced from 1,600 to 2,000 rpm. Power and torque are channeled by the four wheels through a 6-speed automatic transmission. Based on our experience testing this engined Hilux, toll fuel consumption can reach 11.5 km / l while on toll roads it can travel as low as 15.1 km/ h. When invited to run, 0-100 km/h Hilux can be completed in 13.1 seconds.

What’s interesting is that the Toyota Hilux Revo 2020 steering system is equipped with VFC (Variable Flow Control). VFC is a speed detection tool in the vehicle. The simple way of working is to adjust to the speed of the vehicle. When the speed of the car is low, the power steering makes the steering wheel easier to help with agility and ease when parking. Conversely, when high speed, power steering makes the steering wheel heavier to make it safer in control.

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Well, this VFC makes a special signal related to the speed of the vehicle. As a result VFC can be used to make the flow open and close for power steering oil (Toyota Hilux and Toyota Fortuner still rely on hydraulic power steering models). When the speed is low, the valve / valve is opened bigger, and vice versa. Of course, the amount of flow is also determined by how many degrees we turn the steering wheel.

Conclusion Toyota Hilux 2020

If you are looking for a double cabin vehicle with two toughness, then this Toyota Hilux Revo 2020 is the right car for you. Moreover, he has got a serious touch from Toyota Motor Thailand.

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