Toyota Hiace commuter is a compact transportation vehicle for fourteen passengers. The van is bigger, superior in quality and more elegant than Suzuki’s small and low cost Bolan. The former offers a far more comfortable interior and has a more sophisticated physical appearance. It is also more costly due to its better features.
The van consists of a DOHC cooled diesel engine and common rail fuel system. The engine consists of four cylinders, each of which in turn has four valves. There is also a gasoline version of the van with an engine displacement of 2,700 cc. The version running on diesel is slightly more powerful due to its higher engine displacement of 2,986 cc. The van's fuel tank can carry the maximum of 70 liters of fuel at a time.
The vehicle is available as a five speed manual transmission version as well as automatic version having only four gear options. Currently, there are four models on the market for the year 2014: standard, dual, high roof and standard roof. The last three models are available with in-built air conditioners for the interior. Moreover, Toyota Hiace price increases from the standard to the standard roof version. Overall, the cost ranges from 3 to 6.2 million Pak rupees.