At the 4th Bus and Special Vehicle Show, Toyota Kirloskar Motor showcased its new luxurious commuter vehicle Hiace. The car was first showcased at the last year’s auto expo where it was appreciated by visitors and seeing the favorable anticipation, the automaker has now announced that the vehicle will be launched in early second half of 2015.
Hiace comes with a seating capacity for 10 passengers (including driver) in a configuration of 4 rows. The van features comfortable seats with recline option, rear A/C vents, audio system with 6 Speakers and USB connectivity. The safety of the vehicle is enhanced by dual front SRS airbags, ABS, rear parking camera, Rear Window Defogger and Illuminated Entry System.
“We have been continuously studying the market for customer preferences and thus based on customer needs we are showcasing the Toyota Hiace- a product with premium features at the 4th Bus and Special Vehicle Show. The Hiace is sold in 140 countries and has clocked sales of around 6 million units across the world. We are showcasing the Hiace for our potential business customers. The Hiace will be the first of its kind offering from Toyota in India. Like all other Toyota vehicles, the Hiace is equally designed to provide unparalleled satisfaction in terms of comfort and safety”, said Mr. N Raja, Director & Senior Vice President (Sales & Marketing), Toyota Kirloskar Motor Pvt. Ltd.
Powering this spacious vehicle is a 3.0-litre, 2,982cc diesel engine which churns a max power of 134bhp at 3,400rpm and peak torque of 300Nm at 1,200-2,400rpm. The engine is mated to 4 speed Automatic transmission.
Source : CarDekho