Until the 3rd generation, it was mainly used as a commercial vehicle, but after the 4th generation, it has been accepted by car enthusiasts who enjoy some leisure time such as outdoor activities and accepted as private cars in the car market.
The 4th generation Toyota Hiace has undergone various minor changes during the 15-year production period.
The previous model with part-time four-wheel drive changed to the full-time system
Redesigned facelift, wagon rear combination lamp, and rear garnish
Changed from carburetor type fuel supply 1RZ type to Fuel injection 1RZ-E type
4WD changed from part-time type to full-time type
Driver/Passenger airbags and ABS are standard equipment.
In 1996, the design around the front such as a mask design of the wagon was redesigned to improve the stylishness as a minor change (MC). In the minor change at this time, airbags and ABS are also become as standard equipment, making it possible to improve safety. A tachometer is also standard equipment on the Super GL.
A newly designed front grill has been adopted to enhance the sense of luxury.
In 1999, all vehicles were equipped with dual airbags, ABS, seatbelts with Pretensioner and the Force Limiter as standard equipment, and an electrical interlock door that can be locked and unlocked from the passenger side was added as standard equipment. The safety function has also been greatly improved.
In addition to these minor changes, in 2003, the gasoline engine of some vans was changed to the newly developed 1TR-FE, which succeeded in improving output performance and environmental performance.Search Toyota Hiace Van