HIACE – It has now evolved further and is ready to go. Its quality, which has not been known, has not been complacent, has remained unchanged, while its appearance has been updated.
Pockets in the compartment with room for A4 files
The front part of the front side window has been lowered and a large corner glass installed to help ensure excellent front visibility. A secondary mirror was added to enable verification in the lower field of view.
Top tray for tidy storage of things so that they can be accessed immediately. (Long body style only)
Console on the seat back for easy storage.
Top console for storing small things.
The 1GD-FTV engine uses a turbocharger with an intercooler, which helps to achieve strong dynamic performance while at the same time enhancing fuel efficiency and quieting.
The 7GR-FKS engine uses the D-4S, dual VVT-i system and other technologies to help achieve excellent fuel economy and quiet at the same time.
A McPherson strut front suspension system and a leaf spring suspension at the rear are used to help ensure adequate suspension stroke. The suspension helps to achieve excellent stability in a straight line, in addition to quietness and comfort of the trip.
The available 6-speed manual transmission achieves the highest level of fuel economy in this class of vehicle along with excellent dynamic performance. Shifting gears is smooth and gives a sense of high quality.
Regular body: 5.5 m Long body: 6.4 m
In addition to the ABS system, which helps prevent the wheels from contracting (refraining from turning) during braking, the use of a system helps to ensure an optimal distribution of braking force on the left and right wheels.
In addition to the airbags for both the driver and front passenger, an airbag for the middle passenger seat is also provided.
The VSC system uses information from the sensors to monitor vehicle drift conditions on slippery road surfaces, and helps ensure vehicle stability by selectively activating the brakes on wheels on their own while controlling the engine's output power
The design was used halfway forward, to effectively absorb the shock energy in the event of a collision. This contributes to an excellent level of collision safety.