2024 Toyota Hilux GR Sport Revealed

The torch is passing onto the larger body HiLux Rogue, The even more robust and durable 2024 Toyota HiLux GR Sport is scheduled to arrive on Australian shores starting on September 1st at $73,990 inclusive of the cost of road travel. Its 15mm height is greater than HiLux’s standard models, with 135mm wider front tracks, and 155mm wide rear tracks. The aggressive GR Sport is packing more than just cosmetic tweaks.

2024 Toyota HiLux GR Sport
2024 Toyota HiLux GR Sport

Under the car, Toyota can release an extra 15 kW as well in 50Nm (bringing totals to 350Nm as well as 160kW) with this 2.8-litre 4-cylinder turbodiesel. A six-speed automatic and four-wheel drive system that can be switched off to transfer power to the dirt and road. In the ever-growing super class of utes within the super ute’ category, the GR Sport.

GR Sport is a little more expensive than competitors with four-cylinder engines such as those of the Nissan Navara Pro-4X Warrior ($70,765) and the Mitsubishi Triton Xtreme by Walkinshaw ($71,990) However it’s more affordable than it is the Ford Ranger Wildtrak X ($75,990) and a great bargain less than the fire-breathing Ranger Raptor petrol V6 ($87,990). This GR Sport also commands a significant $3225 more than its wide-body Rogue competitor. Toyota dealers are accepting orders for the newest HiLux GR Sport now.

2024 Toyota Hilux GR Sport Review

The new model is the third version of the GR Sport HiLux to be announced and will assume the reins of the flagship HiLux model of the Rugged X, which was designed in Australia. Rugged X at its Australian launch in the second quarter of 2023. It has 15kW power coupled with 50Nm torque bumps, an inspired wide body design that has the longest rear track, and a tuned suspension it can be the strongest HiLux production model up to now.

It is a competitor to the Nissan Navara Pro-4X Warrior and Ford Ranger Raptor, we expect the HiLux Sport’s price to begin at around $75-80K. “Thanks to the extensive involvement of our local designers and engineers, HiLux GR Sport is a fun-to-drive vehicle that will bring new capabilities and excitement to the adventure lifestyles of Australian customers.”


It’s a good thing, as it’s not that bad in the sense that it’s a positive choice it’s the HiLux GR Sport goes much beyond the minor design changes that were developed to Yaris Cross and C-HR GR Sport trims however, not as much of engineering rework or the same heft like the complete GR versions that incorporate Yaris and Corolla. The engine is a famous 2.8-litre turbo-diesel four-cylinder, which produces a capacity of 165kW at 3000rpm and a torque of 550Nm at 2800rpm.

This means that there is an increase in power that ranges approximately 15 to 50Nm as compared to the typical “Lux. The auto-transmission with six speeds is tuned to be more precise thanks to a more secure locking of the torque converter, a more athletic calibration, and the addition of paddle shifters. The HiLux still has its 4WD switchable system that includes the transfer case with a low range and the rear differential is locked.


This means that new wishbones for the suspension and a strong rear axle are needed. Also, satin-black over-fenders are fitted on the HiLux GR Sport. HiLux GR Sport to cover the brand-new alloy wheels measuring 17 inches which come with 265/65 R17 Bridgestone Dueler all-terrain tyres. To keep the rubber that is in contact with the road are the new monotube dampers which provide better compression and rebound control and also better heat management and sturdiness for coils in the front. These enhancements should give you an extra level of support off the road, and improve the handling of those black rubbers.

2024 Toyota HiLux GR Sport Changes
2024 Toyota HiLux GR Sport Changes

With a maximum height of 1880mm, The HiLux GR Sport sits only 10mm higher than the Rogue however Toyota hasn’t announced an increase in height because of springs. The GR HiLux features an approach angle of 30 degrees and a departure angle of 26 degrees due to its new front and rear bumpers on the rear and front that have been modified to be asymmetrical. There’s also an under-motor skid plate motor, along with rock sliders, as well as red recovery points for more off-road security.

2024 Toyota Hilux GR Sport New Design

With lots of feedback from Australia – the country in which HiLux is the most popular – HiLux is the top-selling vehicle in our fleet. The GR HiLux’s rugged look is built around its wider style, influenced by Dakar According to the manufacturer It’s adorned with numerous black accents throughout the car. Toyota says the front bumper’s design is inspired by motorsport and could enhance the HiLux’s angle of approach. Grilles are black and have an imposing ‘Toyota’ font included and red brake calipers of course. Toyota employed an air tunnel to evaluate any visual changes before making a decision.

2024 Toyota HiLux GR Sport Interior
2024 Toyota HiLux GR Sport Interior

Inside it, you’ll find the recognizable 8.0-inch touchscreen. It’s The GR HiLux has been designed as a clone of an SR5 however, it has some key differences. It is interesting to note that there’s a color red “dead-ahead” marker on the steering wheel. It has leather upholstery, seats with suede cloth as well as red seat belts. GR logos on the headrests and in the bathtub’s liner.

2024 Toyota Hilux GR Sport Price & Release Date

Toyota has announced that they will announce that GR HiLux is expected to be on the market in Australian showrooms by the 2nd quarter of this season (following July 1st) However, the exact dates haven’t yet been confirmed. The cost for the GR HighLux isn’t public. In the present Rugged X priced at $70,750 inclusive of on-road costs, expect to witness the GR Sports command more in cash thanks to its performance enhancements. We’re anticipating a price of 75-80K, with road costs excluded, and places into the same class with GR Sport a little above Nissan’s Navara Pro-4X Warrior ($70,015) however, it’s much cheaper as Ford’s Ranger Raptor ($85,490).