What are van, Wagon and comuter / customization
1 Rich body variation
The body of HIACE can be categorized to 4 types such as long, narrow, low roof (van only), long, narrow, high roof (van only), long, wide, middle roof (wagon and van) and long, wide, high roof (van, wagon and commuter) in accordance with body dimension. It is the secret of popularity that favorite model can be selected by various body variation and seat layout in accordance with the purpose.
2 What are van, wagon and commuter like?
HIACE can be classified to 3 types such as van, wagon and commuter. HIACE van is the model for business such as transporting the cargo. There are 2, 3, 5, 6 and 9-passenger vans and the maximum payload varies from 850kg, 1000kg, 1050kg and 1250kg according to seating capacity. As HIACE van is van model to load the cargo and HIACE wagon is for passenger transportation, setting of seat and suspension is different. The seating capacity of wagon is 10. HIACE commuter is the 14-passenger minibus based on the super long body of HIACE wagon. The appearance is same as van (super long) and wagon (grand cabin).
3 Culture of customization
HIACE is the car one of the most variously customized car among Japanese cars. Some owners spend the amount with several times of vehicle price for customization and modify the interior of car like the cabin of pleasure boat or luxurious AV room, and various dress-up for appearance is made in accordance with trend and personal taste. One-make exhibitions only for customized HIACE are held all over the country.