Because the Hilux is classed as a light commercial vehicle, it incurs a flat road-tax rate of £260 a year. Thanks to the Hilux' commercial status, business owners can claim back the VAT on buying a pickup. Business drivers are also offered a flat-rate Benefit-in-Kind (BiK) liability, rather than the CO2-based sliding scale for cars and SUVs.Why did Toyota make the Hilux in the USA?
Furthermore, in the ’60s, a tax called the Chicken Tax added a 25% tax to light-duty trucks, which the Hilux was. To get around these laws, Toyota started making cars in the U.S., as that would avoid those regulations.Is the Toyota Hilux a good pickup truck?
The Toyota Hilux is one of the most popular, durable, reliable and versatile pickups in the entire world, which certainly leads some people to ask why can’t I buy a Toyota Hilux in America?How much does a Toyota Hilux cost in Australia?
2019 TOYOTA HILUX. Other 4WD Pickup Trucks 4WD. For Sale Price: USD $48,780. USD $48,780 + GST = USD $53,658. (GST applies to buyers in Australia) (Price entered as: AUD $63,182) Purchase today for USD $819.77/monthly*. Stock Number: 0927.