October 25, 2020

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The Toyota Hilux might not be so ‘tougherer’ after all..

The Toyota Hilux might be 'tougherer' than the rest but this video proves otherwise.

The Toyota Hilux is used to be being on top. No doubt about it.

It holds an unassailable lead atop the Naamsa charts as South Africa’s best-selling vehicle. But, that is from a sales perspective so how does it actually perform on the road and against other brands?

Not so ‘tougherer’

If the video below is anything to go by, not so well when pitted up against the Mitsubishi Triton in a series of tests.

Both bakkies are powered by powerful engines but that is not the point of the test. One could argue the driver in the Hilux is at fault but the fact is that South Africa’s favourite bakkie doesn’t exactly shower itself in glory.

Without giving too much away, check out the video and draw your own conclusions: