The Japanese automaker Toyota showcased the Hiace at the ongoing 2015 Bus & Special Vehicle Show in Delhi, which would later be launched in the second half of this year in the Indian market. Currently sold in more than 140 countries, Toyota’s Hiace is a van or commuter bus with varying wheelbase lengths.
Toyota Hiace is scheduled to launch shortly after June-2015.
Mr. N Raja, Senior VP – Sales and Marketing, Toyota Kirloskar Motor said –
“We have been continuously studying the market for customer preferences and thus, based on customer needs, we are showcasing the Toyota Hiace for our potential business customers. This will be the first of its kind offering from Toyota in India.”
Toyota’s upcoming Hiace features power windows, power steering, reverse parking camera, ABS, audio system with CD and USB, dual front airbags and rear defogger. Coming to the technical specifications, Toyota’s Hiace is powered by a 3.0-litre engine coupled to a 4 speed automatic transmission producing a maximum power of 134 BHP at 3400 RPM and a maximum torque of 300 NM at 2400 RPM.
The Hiace will be launched in the country sometime this year. Initially, it will be imported as a completely built unit (CBU).
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