Philippine market welcomes new top-spec Toyota Hilux Conquest 2018

Updated Sep 25, 2020 | Same topic: Highlights of the Week

Price and specs for the Toyota Hilux Conquest 2018 are also unveiled.

Recently, some photos of the Toyota Hilux 2018 facelift spotted in the Philippines have surfaced online, suggesting the official launch of the refreshed version is drawing near. And now, Philkotse.com has gathered some more information about the top-spec Hilux named Conquest.

Toyota Hilux Conquest 2018 front view

Official launch of the new Hilux is expected to take place next month

The Toyota Hilux Conquest 2018 is offered with two engine options. The first one is a 2.4L 2GD-FTV engine which is capable of producing 150 PS and 400 Nm of torque (343 Nm if connected to a manual transmission). Meanwhile, the 2.8-liter 1GD-FTV engine is claimed to push out 177 PS and 450 Nm of torque (420 Nm when mated to a manual gearbox). Both turbo-diesel mills can be paired with either a 6-speed manual or a new 6-speed automatic gearbox.

2018 Toyota Hilux Revo (Thailand)

While official information including equipment lists and trim levels still remains secret until its formal launch, there was a leaked price list for the Conquest lineup. Let’s look at the table below for more details of the allegedly Toyota Hilux Conquest 2018 price in the Philippines:

Toyota Hilux Conquest 2018 price in the Philippines
 Model Price 
 Toyota Hilux Conquest 2.4L 4x2 M/T P1,311,000
 Toyota Hilux Conquest 2.4L 4x2 A/T P1,386,000
 Toyota Hilux Conquest 2.8L 4x4 M/T P1,615,000
 Toyota Hilux Conquest 2.8L 4x4 A/T P1,745,000

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Toyota Hilux Conquest 2018 angular front

The upcoming Conquest owns a Tacoma-inspired front grille

As can be seen from the surfaced photos, the Hilux Conquest comes equipped with a number of new noticeable features such as:

  • Tacoma-inspired front grille;
  • Black-painted side mirrors, sports bars and door handles;
  • Redesigned lower air intake and fog lamp bezels
  • All-new rear and side step board.

Toyota Hilux Conquest 2018 rear end

The Hilux Conquest is allegedly priced from P1,311,000 to P1,745,000

Moving on to the interior, the new top-of-the-line Hilux also sees the introduction of revised Optitron gauges, refreshed automatic gear shifter, and new smart entry with keyless start.

According to latest car news, the Toyota Hilux 2018 facelift will be officially launched sometime next month. Stay tuned!

Know more about Toyota Hilux 2022

Toyota Hilux

The Toyota Hilux 2022 is a midsize pickup offered in the local market as both fleet and regular units. Toyota Hilux Prices Philippines range from PHP 843,000 to PHP 1,985,000 with 14 variants, spanning from the basic cab & chassis 4x2 model to the range-topping GR Sport 4x4. It is also available in two turbodiesel engine options and four gearbox choices, accompanied by eight exterior colors. Dimensions start at 5,285mm in height, 1,800mm in width, and 1,700mm in height, with a wheelbase of 3,085mm. The lowest monthly installment starts at Php 10,000 for the cab & chassis model, with 60-month payment terms on a 50 percent downpayment. Among the rivals to the Toyota Hilux in the market are the Mitsubishi Strada, Nissan Navara, Ford Ranger, and the Isuzu D-Max.

This popular pickup continues to evolve and slowly move upmarket after gaining luxuries. The most significant revolutionary jump of the Hilux happened in 2004 when the seventh-generation of the model was introduced. It was the first 21st-century iteration of Toyota's pickup. It is also the first generation to ride on Toyota’s new Innovative Multi-purpose Vehicle architecture. It provided improved safety, better ride comfort, modern D-4D diesel engines, more interior space, and a more modern aerodynamic body.

The current 8th generation offers a more refined and stylish design than its predecessor, but the tradition of being a tough pickup continues. It received a much-awaited refresh in 2020. 

₱ 843,000 - ₱ 1,990,000

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