Toyota has been manufacturing high-performance vehicles for decades now. The
company was founded back in 1937 by Kiichiro Toyoda. They have their headquarters
based in Toyota, Aichi Japan.
For those unversed, Toyota Motor Corporation is the second-largest automobile
company in the company. Not just that, but is also the largest car manufacturer in entire
Japan. Toyota is the first-ever company to manufacture 10 million cars per year.
Toyota has a large range of cars under its wing and Toyota Hilux VII (AN10, AN20, and
AN30) is one of them. The production of Toyota Hilux VII (AN10, AN20, and AN30) was
started in 2004 and continued till 2015.
Toyota Hilux VII (AN10, AN20, AN30): 2004 to 2015
Toyota Hilux VII (AN10, AN20, and AN30) belongs to the seventh generation fleet of
cars that were manufactured first in 2004. The production went on for nearly a decade
before it finally ended in 2015.
Toyota Hilux range mainly comprises of pickup trucks and cab variants. Toyota Hilux
VII (AN10, AN20, AN30) is a part of the IMV program that started in Thailand in 2004.
All three models are pickup trucks variants. It included a two-door single cab, a two-
door Xtra cab, and a four-door double cab.
The seventh-generation Hilux models were marketed in Europe, Asia, the Middle East,
and also in Oceanian Markets. These cars were assembled in Thailand, but later the
production was shifted to Southeast Asia and Malaysia. This move was made to increase
sales in these regions.
The double-cab model was available with an automatic transmission. In Singapore, it
was available as a single cab with a 2.5-liter engine, while the double cab had a 3.0-liter
Toyota Hilux VII (AN10, AN20, AN30) was designed for heavy-duty tasks. These were
some of the best pickup trucks available in the market.