Comparison to other brands
1 Nissan Caravan
The latest model of competitor Nissan Caravan was cab over minivan launched from Jun. 2012 after the full model change first time in 15 years. The formal description is NV350 Caravan. The characteristic is improved comfort and safety with keeping its comfortability and load capacity. There are wide variations such as 4.7m long body model. Super Long with overall length 5.2m, high roof with extended ceil length to 2.3m, flat floor and low floor models. The engines are 3 types such as petrol 2.4L and 2L in-line 4 and 3L in-line 4 diesel. 5MT and 4AT transmission and 2WD and 4WD drive train are available. The seating capacity is so wide that 2 to 9-passenger model is available.
2 Toyota HIACE Van
As a result of the review for commercial car standard, the body with wide room space and high collision safety performance is given to the model. The cargo room length is category-longest 3,000mm to realize the wide room space. Besides, safety is pursued by reviewed body structure, new steering and brake pedal reverse reduction system. The model has various body variations such as long, super long, 2-5 passenger van, 10- passenger wagon and 15-passenger commuter. There are 3 types of engine such as 2.7L and 2L in-line 4 petrol and 2.5L direct injection diesel turbo. 5MT and 4AT transmission and 2WD and 4WD drive train are available.