Toyota Hilux for Sale in Ghana
In 1968, the Japanese car manufacturer Toyota released a compact pickup truck called Toyota Hilux. Toyota has introduced in total seven generations of the Hilux to its markets and has achieved to gain immense popularity because of its reliability and off-road capability. The Hilux has built a reputation as a tough and practical vehicle in the last thirty years in markets where its been sold, selling over 13 million units and still in high demand.
Toyota Ghana Limited is the official distributor of Toyota Hilux to the general public in Ghana. The available Hilux model variants for the Nigerian market are the Double cab (Long Wheelbase) and Regular Cab (Long Wheelbase). Jumia Car Ghana also makes it possible and easier for interested customers to buy used Toyota Hilux cars in Ghana.
What to know when Buying Toyota Hilux
Performance and Specifications of Toyota Hilux
The Toyota Hilux specs which are available in the Ghanaian Market include;
- Toyota Hilux Double cab 4WD DLX or 2WD DLX
- Toyota Hilux Single cab 4WD DLX or 2WD DLX
The Toyota Hilux Double cab 4WD DLX or 2WD DLX is powered by a 2.7 Liter 4-cyl. in-line Twin Cam 16-valve gasoline engine while the Toyota Hilux Single cab 4WD DLX or 2WD DLX has a 3.0 Liter 4-cyl. in-line OHC Diesel engine.
The Hilux is equipped with a two-speed part-time transmission that allows drivers to select the most effective method of power distribution. Drivers are able to choose a High-range 4-wheel drive which is applied on slippery surfaces and off-roads, low-range 4-wheel drive designed for a greater traction through mud or on road inclines and high-range rear-wheel drive meant to be applied on paved roads.
The Toyota Hilux has a smart reinforced chassis which equally divides the load, thus giving it maximum load handling capability and the Load Sensing Proportioning Valve to improve the braking performance even with heavy loads. The Hilux has a suspension system made up of a Double wishbone (Coil springs, with a stabilizer bar) at the front and a Leaf springs rear.
How is the design of Toyota Hilux
The exterior design of the Hilux has a sporty style with sharp protruding headlamps at the front. The rear square shaped lamps compliment tough guise of the vehicle and are fitted with clear lens.
The interior design has a stylish and ergonomically taste that gives passengers a maximum comfort and usability. The driver and front passenger seats have 60:40 split and are adaptable according to the comfort of the occupants. The adjustable steering reduces tiredness of the driver by ensuring a comfortable position during long drives. All the passenger seat belt are equipped with 3-point Emergency Locking Retractor which automatically locks seat belts during collision or sudden braking to prevent casualties.
What are the Standout Features of Toyota Hilux
The Toyota Hilux fuel tank has a large-capacity as sign of reassurance and also a high positioned air intake is a distinctive feature that enables it to freely drive in flooded areas without any problems.
Used Toyota Hilux for Sale in Ghana
It is always cheaper and easier to buy used Toyota Hilux in Ghana but what buyers normally look out for is the general condition of the pickup such its mileage count, interior and exterior appearance. There is also difference in prices when it comes to registered and unregistered Toyota Hilux in Ghana. However you can find a number of well priced Hilux pickups offered by dealers in cities like;
What is the Best Toyota Hilux year to Buy
Toyota Hilux 2015 is quite new in the Ghanaian market and therefore the most searched for.
Toyota Hilux 2010 ranks second on the list in Ghana as the famous year model.
Toyota Hilux 2008 is also among the most year models seen in Ghana.
Toyota Hilux Price in Ghana
A brand new Toyota Hilux Single cab costs approximately GH 120,000 Cedis while the Toyota Hilux Double cab costs GH 150,000 Cedis. Used or second hand Toyota Hilux for sale is also common and easy to find in Ghana. The selling price often depends on the year model, mileage and general condition of the car.
- 2002 Toyota Hilux – 2005 Toyota Hilux: GH 55,000 Cedis – GH 65,000 Cedis
- 2006 Toyota Hilux – 2010 Toyota Hilux: GH 65,000 Cedis – GH 90,000 Cedis
Overall Impression of Toyota Hilux
The Toyota Hilux is a practical vehicle capable of carrying heavy loads and off-road capability. It is considered in Ghana as one of the most reliable and affordable commercial vehicles which is even used by majority of people as a means of transportation to run their daily errands. In general, the Hilux gives good value for money as well as basic functionality.