New Toyota Hilux “Black Edition” gets Apple CarPlay and Android Auto


The new Toyota Hilux 2.8 “Black Edition” has been launched by UMW Toyota Motor to replace the 2.8 L-Edition with visual enhancements for a more dramatic exterior.

As the name suggests, the “Black Edition” gets glossy black finishing on the door handles, fog lamp covers, wing mirror and more noticeably on the 18-inch alloy wheels. These are contrasted by bumper guards and a front grille surround now in Dark Grey rather than in chrome before.

Inside, the Piano Black trims and combination leather upholstery continues with the addition of a new 6.75-inch infotainment system (up-sized from 6.1-inch) with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connectivity.

No changes were made to the 2.8-litre turbo diesel engine and 6-speed automatic transmission with 177 hp and 450 Nm.

The new Hilux 2.8 “Black Edition” retails at RM139,888 on-the-road without insurance. Optional extras for the top of the range model includes features like a Blind Spot Monitor and Rear Cross Traffic Alert.


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Pan Eu Jin

Pan Eu Jin

Regularly spend countless hours online looking at cars and parts I can't afford to buy. How a car makes you feel behind the wheel should be more important than the brand it represents - unless resale value is your thing.
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