Toyota Regius Ace Van Review: The Ideal Group Transportation Vehicle

Last Updated on 4月 2, 2018 by Carusedjp

Introduced by Japanese car maker Toyota Motors Corporation in 1999, the Toyota Regius Ace is a rebadged version of the Regius Touring Hiace and the Toyota Regius Hiace. From 1999 to 2004, Toyota sold the first generation of Regius Ace while the second generation was released to the market in 2004. Through the years, the second-generation Regius Ace has gone through several facelifts.

Initially, this vehicle was manufactured to suit the taste of the Japanese automotive market. However, it is also imported to several countries around the world, including Bangladesh, Congo, and Malawi, among others. It is quite popular as a commuter van for group transportation.

Popular Used Toyota Regius Ace Vans

Here at, we also carry a wide selection of used Toyota Regius Ace vans. Through the years, we’ve observed some of the models which have been popular among our customers and site visitors. Below is a list of the most viewed units in our online catalog:

2001 Toyota Regiusace Van (AT)
Model code: RZH112V

2002 Toyota Regiusace Van (AT)
Model code: RZH112V

2004 Toyota Regiusace Van (MT)
Model code: TRH112V

2000 Toyota Regiusace Van (MT)
Model code: RZH102V

2010 Toyota Regiusace Van (AT)
Model code: CBF-TRH200V

Specs and Performance of the Toyota Regius Ace Van

You will find most Toyota Regius Ace vans in two trims: GL and DX GL. They are both available in four-wheel drive and two-wheel drive options. On the other hand, they are only offered as a van variant. A 2.7-liter DOHC VVT-i engine powers both of these trims. You can expect a maximum output of 221 lb/ft of torque and 142 hp from the engine. What’s more, it also has a 4-speed automatic transmission with uphill slope control and adopted flex lock-up, all of which can be controlled electronically. According to the Japan Ministry of Land and Infrastructure, the Toyota Regius Ace van maintains a low emission rating.

Safety Features of the Toyota Regius Ace Van

You will find several notable safety features on a Toyota Regius Ace van. Firstly, it has a Brake Assist and Brake Override System. If you step on the brake along with the accelerator, the Brake Override System will give priority to the former. Secondly, the Toyota Regius Ace van has crash safety features which include the following:

  • Steering wheel and brake pedal recession reduction mechanism
  • Pedestrian injury reduction body
  • Front seatbelts with pre-tensioners
  • Driver and front passenger SRS airbags
  • Rear seatbelts
  • Whiplash injury reduction seat

Finally, the van is protected from theft and unauthorized use, thanks to the anti-theft system which features an engine immobilizer. The back monitor with auto-dimming rearview mirror is a safety bonus. It efficiently provides the driver assistance when reversing.

In conclusion, with its reliable performance on the road and comprehensive safety features, the Toyota Regius Ace van is undeniably an ideal commuter vehicle. It is perfect for commercial use, as a van for group transportation.

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Whether you’re in Malawi, Congo, or even Sri Lanka, we can export the van to your location. Contact today and our knowledgeable sales specialists will provide you with all the information you need to complete your purchase.

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