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New features on Hilux and Fortuner from October 2013





29 August 2013


At an event to celebrate the Toyota Fortuner LTD Edition and Toyota Dakar Hilux, Toyota SA has released information about additions to their vehicles from October 2013, as well as pricing for the special models.

 

As from October 2013 both Fortuner and Hilux will get the following specification upgrades (not specific to special editions):

A new Multimedia system is adopted which incorporates a number of new features.

Fortuner 2.5 D-4D and Hilux Single Cab SRX models get Bluetooth audio and hands-free functionality.

Bluetooth has been added to Hilux Xtra Cab and Double Cab SRX models.

Fortuner 3.0 D-4D & 4.0 V6 models as well as Hilux Xtra Cab Raider and Double Cab Raiders are now able to play DVD discs as well as iPod videos.

The Display Audio screen is also upgraded to a higher resolution VGA display which offers a higher quality image, with the Radio/CD unit receiving an upgrade from a 1-line to 3-line display.

Fortuner interior colour (dashboard, upholstery, carpets and trim items) will change from chamois to black. The wood trim will also change to match the change in leather colour.

The Hilux upper Instrument panel will change from dark Grey to black.

A reverse camera has been added to Hilux Double Cab 3.0 D-4D and 4.0 V6 models.

 

Here’s a recap of the features and prices on the special edition vehicles:

DAKAR Hilux features:

Stainless steel nudge bar with Dakar logo

Stainless steel rear styling bar with Dakar logo

Stainless steel side steps with Dakar logo

Rear step bumper with towbar

Black tonneau cover

Smoky grey alloy wheels

Body coloured mirrors

Body cloured door handles

Tailgate Dakar badge

Black leather seats with red stitching

Black leather door inserts with red stitching

Black carpet set with red Dakar embroidery and red border

Reverse camera (Xtra Cab and Double Cab)

DAKAR Hilux pricing (incl. VAT):

Hilux Single Cab 2.7 VVTi Raised Body DAKAR  R292 200

Hilux SC 3.0 D-4D RB DAKAR  R333 800

Hilux SC 3.0 D-4D 4X4 DAKAR  R385 600

Hilux Xtra Cab 3.0 D-4D RB DAKAR  R364 500

Hilux XC 3.0 D-4D 4X4 DAKAR  R416 500

Hilux Double Cab 2.7 VVTi RB DAKAR  R365 800

Hilux DC 2.5 D-4D RB DAKAR  R397 100

Hilux DC 3.0 D-4D RB DAKAR  R420 900

Hilux DC 3.0 D-4D RB AT DAKAR  R433 700

Hilux DC 3.0 D-4D 4X4 DAKAR  R473 700

Hilux DC 3.0 D-4D 4X4 AT DAKAR  R486 400

Hilux DC 4.0 V6 RB AT DAKAR  R433 000

Hilux DC 4.0 V6 4X4 AT DAKAR  R509 100

 

Fortuner LTD Edition features (cost of R11 000)

Stainless steel nudge bar with unique branded, cut-out “LTD Edition” badging

Stainless steel side steps with unique branded, cut-out “LTD Edition” badging

Tow bar with matt black finish

Rear sill protector

Smokey grey 17” alloys

Chrome side mirrors

“LTD Edition” rear badging

Overlay carpet set with “LTD Edition” embroidery

Fortuner LTD Edition Pricing (incl VAT)

Fortuner 3.0 D-4D RB LTD Edition  R434 700

Fortuner 3.0 D-4D RB AT LTD Edition  R446 700

Fortuner 4.0 V6 RB AT LTD Edition  R463 900

Fortuner 3.0 D-4D 4×4 LTD Edition  R482 700

Fortuner 3.0 D-4D 4×4 AT LTD Edition  R494 900

Fortuner 4.0 V6 4×4 AT LTD Edition  R511 700