Department of Transport and Regional Services

Specialist and Enthusiast Vehicles

USED VEHICLE NOT ELIGIBLE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reference No.: NE4/00

Schedule 1 Vehicle Details

Make :

Toyota

Model :

Hilux Surf 185

Model Code :

N185W

Category :

MC

Build Date Range:

from

01/1995

to

Current

month/year

month/year

Variants:

 

Schedule 2 Not Eligible Basis

Regulation 24(4)(c)(ii). Model of vehicle fails to meet 2 out of 4 criteria.

 
 
 

Schedule 3 Alternative Make and Model

Entry No: N/A (Toyota 4Runner)

Entry No: N/A

This decision is based on assessment of information provided against the criteria established under Regulation 24 of the Motor Vehicle Standards Regulations.

 

19 September 2002

Administrator of Vehicle Standards Issue Date

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reasons for Decision

Reference No.: NE4/00

Criteria

Description

Criteria Met

Appearance

Different Silhouette to other popular MC vehicles being significantly smaller in all dimensions.

No

Unusual Design Features

3 Litre Turbo engine available in the Surf 185 but not available in other Toyota MC category vehicles until 2000.

Suspension type different - shock absorbers are adjustable from the dashboard, advanced control over handling & safety.

No

 

No

Performance

(5VZFE) 3.4lt V6 136kWengine: - 77kW/tonne

(3RZFE) 2.7lt I4 110kWengine: - 68kW/tonne

(1KD-FTV) 3.0lt I4 125kW engine[ - 65kW/tonne

No

No

No

Specialist Publications

"Car & Driver " magazine road test, & "Roadtest.com"- review.

Yes

 

Basis for Not Eligible

Regulation 24(4)(b)(ii)(A) and 24(4)(c)(ii). Model of vehicle has not been supplied in MC Category to the Australian market in Full Volume but fails to meet 2 out of 4 criteria.