Used Toyota HiAce buying guide
Rugged and dependable, the Toyota HiAce is the practical and reliable workhorse of the van world. With its long wheelbase and comfortable interior up front, the HiAce’s versatility and low running costs make it a popular choice amongst Australians year in, year out. Competing with the likes of the Ford Transit Custom and Hyundai iLoad, the Toyota HiAce embodies minimalist high-performance functionality, making it one of the most sought-after work vehicles on the market.
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Toyota HiAce models: what’s included
Whether you’re moving people or house, hauling instruments or tools, there’s a Toyota HiAce that’s right for you. Powered by 2.8L turbo diesel engines, the HiAce range is equipped with Toyota Safety Sense, a pre-collision safety system that includes a lane departure alert, auto high beam and road sign assist. Current models include:
Long Wheel Base (LWB) Van
With a 6200L loadspace volume and 1075kg payload, the LWB van comes with either a 6-speed manual or 6-speed automatic transmission, making it the ultimate all-rounder van.
LWB Crew Van
Designed to accommodate a crew and their gear, the LWB Crew Van has a 3600L loadspace volume and 995kg payload. It also features nine SRS airbags compared to the LWB Van’s seven.
Super Long Wheel Base (SLWB) Van
Need more space? The SLWB Van has you covered with a 9300L loadspace volume and 1135kg payload. This model also features overhead storage and a leather accented steering wheel.
With comfortable seating and air conditioning for every passenger, it’s no wonder the SLWB Commuter is one of the most popular people movers on the market. Featuring a 1080kg payload, this model also comes with a glass roof escape hatch.
Feeling fancy? The HiAce Commuter GL is the model for you. With an improved interior, six USB ports and dual-zone air conditioning, the Commuter GL also includes a power closing left sliding door and front fog lamps for added visibility.
Is a used Toyota HiAce reliable?
The Toyota HiAce has built a solid reputation for its reliability over the years. Known for its robust construction and dependable performance, the HiAce has become the go-to choice for businesses and individuals alike. With a track record for longevity and low maintenance costs, many drivers find peace of mind in owning a used HiAce. Regularly praised for its durability and versatility, this iconic van is a great option for those looking for a vehicle that will survive the wear and tear of daily use.
What do I need to know when buying a used Toyota HiAce van?
When diving into the realm of buying a used Toyota HiAce van, there are a few key considerations to keep in mind. First and foremost, assess the van’s maintenance history to ensure the car has been cared for properly over time. Fortunately, Carma takes care of this for you as we only accept vehicles with well-documented service records. Secondly, take a close look at the mileage. While HiAce vans are known for their longevity, a lower mileage often translates to less overall wear and tear. Thirdly, inspect the overall condition of the van. Given the HiAce’s popularity in commercial use, it’s a good idea to find out the van’s previous purpose to provide better context as to the condition it may be in. You can count on Carma to meticulously evaluate these factors before featuring any vehicles on our website, ensuring that your next Toyota HiAce is primed and ready for action from the get go.
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