Toyota Hiace showcased in India, launch confirmed - IAB Report

15/01/2015 - 17:10 | ,  ,   | Anjan Ravi

3.0-liter diesel engine paired to a 4-speed AT.

Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) has showcased the Toyota Hiace at the 4th Bus and Special Vehicle Show which started today in Greater Noida. The company has also announced that it will launch the Hiace in the Indian market in the early period of the second half of this year. TKM also showcased the Hiace at the Auto Expo last year.

Toyota Hiace at the Bus and Special Vehicles Show India
The Toyota Hiace will launch shortly after June 2015.

The show car is powered by a 2,982 cc Euro 4 diesel engine which is capable of 136 PS (134.08 bhp) at 3,400 rpm and 300 Nm of torque between 1,200-2,400 rpm, matched to a 4-speed automatic transmission.

Toyota Hiace front three quarters at Bus and Special Vehicle Show 2015

Features seen on the Hiace include power closing sliding doors, manual AC, power steering, power windows, 6-speaker audio system, reverse camera, fabric seats, immobilizer, ABS, foglights and dual front SRS airbags.

Toyota Hiace dashboard at Bus and Special Vehicle Show 2015

Mr. N Raja, Director & Senior Vice President (Sales & Marketing), Toyota Kirloskar Motor Pvt. Ltd. said that the company had been "continuously studying the market for customer preferences" and is thus showcasing the Hiace. "We are showcasing the Hiace for our potential business customers", he added.

The people mover is sold in 140 countries and has clocked global sales of about 6 million units.

Toyota Hiace at Bus and Special Vehicle Show 2015 - Press Release

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