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Auto: If you're one for travelling in style, read thisToyota Kirloskar Motor today gave a sneak peek of it's soon to be launched new luxurious commuter vehicle - The Hiace, at the 4 th Bus and Special Vehicle Show. First displayed at the 12 th Auto Expo last year, the Toyota Hiace, acclaimed as a globally essential vehicle that is appreciated for its impeccable reliability, refined space and durability.

The Hiace is an evolved product which offers robust flexibility along with superior comfort in inter and intra city travels. The Hiace is equipped with the famous Toyota D4 -D engine and a 4-speed automatic transmission which ensures a hassle free drive for long distances, over the years. In addition to adhering Toyota's strict performance and quality requirements, specific standards have been established for the Hiace to ensure reliability and durability under the harshest conditions.

Regarded as the epitome of Toyota's globally renowned " Quality Durability Reliability, across the globe, the Hiace is sold in more than 140 countries in the world. The Hiace has been developed to withstand various climates, roads, and usage conditions. It comes with a seating capacity for 10 passengers (including driver) in a configuration of 4 rows and an ample luggage space.

Speaking on the occasion Mr. N Raja, Director & Senior Vice President (Sales & Marketing), Toyota Kirloskar Motor Pvt. Ltd. said; "We have been continuously studying the market for customer preferences and thus based on customer needs we are showcasing the Toyota Hiace- a product with premium features at the 4 th Bus and Special Vehicle Show. The Hiace is sold in 140 countries and has clocked sales of around 6 million units across the world. We are showcasing the Hiace for our potential business customers. The Hiace will be the first of its kind offering from Toyota in India. Like all other Toyota vehicles, the Hiace is equally designed to provide unparalleled satisfaction in terms of comfort and safety,.

Product Details:

Some of the key features of the Hiace are as below:
Features Easy closer & Power slide door Manual Air conditioner with multiple air conditioning vents Power Steering Power Windows Rear Window Defogger Illuminated Entry System Audio - CD, USB, 6 Speakers Halogen Headlamps Rear Camera Reverse Camera w/Display on * Inner Rear View Mirror Immobiliser Fabric seats
Safety Active safety features include ABS LED High-Mount Stop Lamp FR Fog Lamp Passive safety features include SRS Dual Airbags Collapsible Steering Column Crumple zone construction & Crash Safety GOA Body
Performance Engine Capacity : 2,982cc DIESEL (Euro IV) Power : 136ps/3,400rpm Torque : 300Nm/1,200-2,400rpm Transmission: 4 speed AT
Reliability Rigid Body Construction, providing minimal vibration in the cabin with excellent running stability Corrosion resistive materials used provides long lasting protection Superior suspension with front double wishbone torsion bar & rear leaf spring suspension provide high stability & comfort


Along with above features, the Hiace also ensures the highest standards of safety and adheres to the globally renowned promise of Toyota's QDR (Quality, Durability & Reliability) standards.
Overview of TKM Company name Toyota Kirloskar Motor Private Limited Equity participation TMC: 89%, Kirloskar Group: 11% Number of employees Approx. 6,400 + Land area Aprox. 432 acres (approx.1,700,000 m2) Building area 74,000 m2 Total Installed Production capacity Upto 3,10,000 units Overview of TKM 1st Plant Established October 1997 (start of production: December 1999) Location Suburb of Bangalore, Karnataka State Products Innova, Fortuner manufactured in India. Prado, Land Cruiser and Prius imported as CBUs. Installed Production capacity Upto 1,00,000 units Overview of TKM 2nd Plant: Location On the site of Toyota Kirloskar Motor Private Limited (on the outskirts of Bangalore, Karnataka State) Products Corolla Altis, Etios, Etios Liva,Etios Cross, Camry & Camry Hybrid Start of production December 2010 Installed Production capacity Upto 2,10,000
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