Why Did The Toyota Hilux Disappear In The United STates?

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Toyota Hilux is the world's best utility vehicle with magnificent on-road performance. Let's check out what is so special about it.

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Hilux was introduced in Japanese market in 1968 & arrived in North America in 1972.

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Toyota claimed Hilux as the strongest pick up truck ever.

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It survived all the tests including drowning in sea water, getting hit by a wrecking ball and fire.

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Even after being the best utility car why is it  banned in the US?

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The first reason could be emission and safety standards.

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Due to the Chicken Tax, the American government imposed on import of light trucks from outside the US.

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This tax makes the Toyota Hilux 25% more expensive.

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So, what could be the alternative for Americans that will be as good as Hilux? The answer is...

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Toyota Tacoma

It's little wider than Hilux, design is aggressive, and it offers engine option including diesel engine.

Despite the option of Tacoma and Hilux being so expensive, True Hilux lovers know that Hilux is worth the money.

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