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HiLux Rugged X

An Unbreakable Legacy

2020 Toyota HiLux Rugged X model shown.


A legendary 4x4

Designed and engineered for Australian terrain, the top-of-the-line HiLux Rugged X was an off-road champion with a chiseled physique and adventure at heart. Following in its tyre tracks is Australia’s most powerful diesel HiLux, the GR Sport. Explore the full range.

HiLux Rugged X
HiLux Rugged X


Built to live large

The 4x4 double-cab ute turned the outdoors into a limitless adventure playground.



2.8L 4-cylinder turbo diesel engine generated 150kW and 500Nm of torque.


Braked towing capacity

No one could ever say the Rugged X didn’t pull its weight and then some.



With integrated accessories as standard, plus add-ons for even more ruggedness.

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HiLux on the beach
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Interiors & Technology

Not all rough and tumble

Improved off-road clearance, luxury interiors and innovative technology made even the roughest rides enjoyable.

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8-way power adjustable driver’s seat for tailored back support.

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8 inch Audio display with Apple CarPlay®[C18] and Android Auto™[C13].

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JBL[C11] sound system with physical volume knobs for quick control.

HiLux Interior
HiLux Interior


Gear for off the beaten track

The legendary Rugged X sported a snorkel, bash plate, steel bar work, bull bar and rock rails as standard.

Rugged X Accessories are still available for current owners. Speak to your Toyota Dealer to find out more.

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18” Alloy Wheels[P4]

Manufactured from lightweight aluminum alloy using the latest flow-form technology, means a lighter and stronger wheel than a traditional cast alloy.

Accessories shown on SR5 grade. Accessories can be fitted to Rugged X.

hard tonneau cover

Hard Tonneau Cover[P4]

Gain extra storage and protection from the elements for your cargo. Designed to integrate into the design of your HiLux.

Accessories shown on SR5 grade. Accessories can be fitted to Rugged X.

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Bonnet Protector[P4]

Available in clear, tinted and now matt black, complement your HiLux’s appearance while adding protection to the vehicle from light damage from road debris.

Accessories shown on SR5 grade. Accessories can be fitted to Rugged X.

slimline weathershield

Slimline Weathershield[P4]

Restrict the entry of wind and water when driving with windows in the slightly open position.

Accessories shown on SR5 grade. Accessories can be fitted to Rugged X.

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Ever-evolving to unleash your unbreakable

Year on year, HiLux continues to prove itself in the toughest extremes, rigorously tested to challenge the limits of possibility. An icon of reliability and heavy-duty performance, HiLux is the ute built to suit the Aussie way of life.

HiLux on the snow

An avalanche of endurance

HiLux was tasked with transporting scientists and equipment to Iceland's Eyjafjallajökull volcano. Over 360-nautical miles in –36oC, it became the first car to reach the Magnetic North Pole. The Arctic was unable to break it.


Dakar dune destroyer

For over a decade, HiLux has evolved to meet the gruelling desert conditions of the Dakar Rally. In 2022, ‘Prince of the dunes’ Nasser Al-Attiyah drove TOYOTA GAZOO Racing to victory in the new GR DKR HiLux T1+.

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A new breed of 4x4

Continuous innovation meets Toyota tough with the All-New GR Sport, a top-of-the-line adventure off-roader and Australia’s most powerful diesel HiLux. Your ultimate off-road companion.

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