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Toyota Hiace 2019

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₱1.59 - ₱2.22 Million
SRP Price in Manila
Hiace 2019 Specs
Power 174 hp
Seating 15 seats
Driver Airbag Yes
Anti-Lock Braking System Yes
Power Steering Yes

Hiace 2019 Pros & Cons

Things We Like in Hiace 2019

Attractive outlook

Plethora of features

Great braking system

Things We Dont Like in Hiace 2019

Absence of side airbags

Recent Updates of Toyota Hiace 2019

Recently launched in its sixth-generation, the Toyota Hiace is nearly half a century old. Differentiating the new model from the previous one is a more prominent front bonnet, which means that the engine is no longer behind the driver. The new design is certainly a big improvement on the previous one. The interior gets similarly modern improvements making it more like an MPV. That interior can seat as many as 17 people depending on the variant that you go for. The old engine is similarly replaced by a 2.8-litre 4-cylinder turbo diesel unit producing 176 PS and 420 Nm of power in the Commuter Deluxe and 450 Nm in the GL Grandia. Transmission varies similarly with a 5-speed manual on the base and 6-speed automatic on the rest. Totally there are 3 variants – the base Commuter Deluxe starting at Php 1590000, the GL Grandia starting from Php 1973000 and the GL Grandia Tourer starting from Php 2145000. All except the base model are available in two different trims with either a manual or an automatic transmission.

Hiace 2019 Price List

Variant Price Specifications  
Commuter Deluxe ₱1.59 Million*
SRP Price
174 hp, 15 seats, Diesel
GL Grandia M/T ₱1.97 Million*
SRP Price
174 hp, 12 seats, Diesel
GL Grandia A/T ₱2.05 Million*
SRP Price
174 hp, 12 seats, Diesel
GL Grandia Tourer M/T ₱2.14 Million*
SRP Price
161 hp, 14 seats, Diesel
GL Grandia Tourer A/T ₱2.22 Million*
SRP Price
161 hp, 14 seats, Diesel
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Toyota Hiace 2019 Colors

Hiace 2019 is available in 3 different colors - Black, Silver Mica Metallic and Luxury White Pearl.

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  • Silver Mica Metallic

  • Luxury White Pearl

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Hiace 2019 Review

  • Overview
  • Interior & Features
  • Exterior
  • Engine & Fuel Consumption
  • Braking & Safety
  • Verdict

Overview

Toyota Hiace 2019 launched in the Philippines on 18th February 2019 with an entirely new face and tail. Hiace, alongside being a commercial vehicle is also Toyota’s proud since October 1967. It has gone through a protracted period of five generations and the latest generation has arrived with all new features and spacious interior to carry a number of people in a single trip.

Besides the contemporary design, the vehicle uses a powerful and efficient engine that makes it highly suitable to be used in commuting people over long distances without much fret of refueling again and again. Decent stopping power and improved suspension are also the highlighting segments of this four-wheeler.

Interior & Features

Peeking inside, there is a 3-spoke steering wheel in front of the instrument cluster. To a bit left of the centre, there is the gear lever integrated with the dashboard and has been raised to be in close proximity with the driver’s hand. This is followed by a completely revamped centre console and new HVAC controls.

Hiace features a cabin with increased seating capacity. In general, there are three variants for the Hiace. At first, it is the Commuter Deluxe, which is a 15-seater variant, then the GL Grandia with 12 seats and the GL Grandia Tourer that consists of 14 seats. No doubt, enough flexibility is seen on this part that allows the user to choose as per the requirements. Moreover, the GL Grandia Tourer version also features a touchscreen panel.

Exterior

Toyota Hiace 2019 is a robust looking lightweight commercial vehicle and differs to a great extent in terms of the outfit than its predecessors. What instigates the departure on the exterior is that Hiace now uses a bonnet arrangement at the front instead of the traditional cab-over design. This has allowed the vehicle to change the engine’s placement, which was earlier placed under the driver’s seat. Below the hood, there is a large grille that continues downwards followed by a new bumper that accommodates the LED daytime running lights and small fog lights, which mainly depends on the variant you choose. Moreover, the quadrilateral headlights are now wider that contribute to the vehicle’s aggressive and bold design. The entire front fiasco pronounces a more contemporary outlook.

At the back, one is welcomed by a larger set of taillights followed by a lengthier bumper at the bottom end that runs up to the rear wheel wells on both sides.

 

Engine & Fuel Consumption

Besides a new body design and a commendable feature-rich interior, the new Hiace has enough power under its hood. Doing away with the old 3.0-litre mill, it gets a 2.8-litre 1GD diesel engine as the powerhouse across all the variants but with different tunings. The Commuter Deluxe gets a maximum power output of 176 hp and a maximum torque of 420 Nm, followed by the GL Grandia that gets a maximum power output of 176 hp and a maximum torque of 450 Nm and at last, the GL Grandia gets a maximum power output of 163 hp and a maximum torque of 420 Nm.

Moreover, the commuter is available either with a 6-speed manual or a 6-speed automatic transmission.

Braking & Safety

Elegant design and a capable powertrain in the Hiace are also backed by an admirable safety system. It carries a bump of safety features that starts with dual front airbags, which is standard across all variants followed an additional centre airbag in the Commuter Deluxe version. Other standard safety features include a seat belt warning system, parking sensors, front and side impact beams, and engine check warning.

Braking equipment is different across the variants. The Commuter Deluxe and GL Grandia get disc brakes at the front and drums for the rear followed by all discs for the GL Grandia Tourer. What's not different across the variants is the presence of ABS, which plays a vital role in critical situations at high speeds.

Suspension requirements are taken care of by MacPherson Strut and coil spring suspensions for the front and rear, respectively.

 

Verdict

Toyota Hiace 2019 is undoubtedly a high performing commuter that now comes with a redesigned body and interior. A spacious cabin, which receives comfortable seating layout proves to be the deal-breaking part of this vehicle. Not to forget, the proficient engine, which makes every trip a thing to remember.

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    Rod May 15, 2019
    Not a bad option

    I run a business where I regularly need to carry people or luggage to a distance. I came to know about Toyota Hiace whose latest model was launched in Philippines couple of months ago. To be frank, I did not quite like the look of this vehicle. It looks very broad and aggressive from the front. The rear end looks Read More

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    Neil Apr 17, 2019
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    I have just opened a business of import and export in Philippines. After setting up the entire business I thought to flourish the business I need a decent sturdy van car that is perfect to carry bulk items that I intend to send here and there. Finally I came across a sleek van that has been launched by Toyota group, Read More

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    Eman Apr 08, 2019
    A step up

    I run a tour operator company and need reliable vehicles in my fleet. I have owned several vans but the Hiace from Toyota is by far the best. I recently got one of the new models which was released recently and it is a great upgrade from the previous generation. It has more legroom and added safety features which is Read More

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Toyota Hiace 2019 FAQ

  • What are the Safety Features Available in Toyota Hiace 2019?

    The safety features available in Toyota Hiace 2019 Below:

    Feature Value
    Driver Airbag Yes
    Passenger Airbag Yes
    Side Airbag-Rear No
    Anti-Lock Braking System Yes
    Crash Sensor Yes
    Front Impact Beams Yes
    Side Impact Beams Yes
    Engine Check Warning Yes

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