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The Hino 500 Series Wide Cab

The astonishing Hino 500 Series Wide Cab redefines what to expect from a hard working truck. Its unrivalled build quality delivers next level chassis, suspension and axles. You also have more engine and transmission options to choose from including the 6 speed Allison automatic transmission.

In fact, this is the most comprehensive active safety package ever offered by a Japanese truck in the medium duty category. In an Australian-first for this class, Vehicle Stability Control is now standard across the new Wide Cab range.

All this complemented by a level of driver comfort you never thought possible.

And because we’re driven to do more for you, you’ll also have Hino Advantage – our innovative new range of business building support solutions – along for the ride.

Change the trucking game in your favour. To find out more, enquire today at Tait Hino!

Features

Hino 500 Features

Comfort

Tilt & telescopic steering wheel with steering lock device and pendulum style pedals offering optimum driving positions resulting in reduced fatigue and greater driver comfort.

4 point coil suspended cabin.

Hino Multimedia with Standard reverse camera / Bluetooth / Digital AM FM radio / DVD CD player / optional Navigation.

Industry-leading ISRI 6860/870 series seat including an integrated seat belt.   

Hino 500 Features

Engine

Two enhanced engines, the Hino J08E and the Hino A09C, both deliver increased output, greater cooling, improved fuel efficiency and lower emissions.

The Hino J08E 6-cylinder engine has a power output of 280hp (206kW) and now delivers at 2500 RPM. The torque has been increased by 7% to 883Nm at 1500 RPM.

The Hino A09C 6 cylinder engine is the more powerful option, up now to 350hp (257kW) and 1422Nm with the manual transmission. The Allison automatic models deliver 320hp (235kW) and 1275Nm.

Hino 500 Features

Safety

The most comprehensive active safety package of any Japanese truck in the medium duty truck category in an Australian-first for this class, Vehicle Stability Control is now fitted as standard across the new Wide Cab range.

Another class-leading active safety feature is the standard inclusion of a reverse camera.

The Hino safety package also includes ABS, traction control, UN ECE R29-rated cabin strength, a driver SRS airbag, ADR84/00 Front Underrun Protection System (FUPS), Easy Start, Cruise Control and Fog Lamps.

Features 2

Transmission

Expanded transmission range offering the choice of 6-speed and two 9-speed manuals with three different 6-speed automatic variants specifically suited to the different engine and applications.

Depending on the specification chosen, the 500 Series Wide Cab models utilise a Hino MX06, an Eaton ES11109 or a Hino M009OD manual transmission.

Available across the new Wide Can range, the 6-speed automatic transmissions are fuel-efficient Allison units with a push button shift selector.

Exterior

This is one seriously good looking truck. Imposing. Ruggedly handsome. Built for hard work. And with loads of great exterior features that really deliver including a range of chassis and suspension options, comprehensive suite of driving mirrors and LED Fog Lamps plus the choice of two engine sizes with three power ratings.

Hino 500

Chassis
A grid hole chassis made from 620Mpa high tensile steel, ease of body installation and built to last.

Suspension
Taper leaf steer axle and the choice of multi leaf or Hendrickson air drive axle suspensions to allow maximum payloads while giving superior stability, ride and comfort.

Visibility (Outer Mirrors)
Individual large, flat, heated and electronically adjustable mirrors, separate adjustable heated convex spotter mirror and an additional kerb observation mirror.

Engine
2 x engine size options 8L and 9L, plus 3 power ratings including the 280 HP, 320 HP and 350 HP.

LED Fog Lamps
White LED fog lamps are fitted low in the bumper to provide best possible view in foggy conditions.

Wheels
Equipped with polished Alcoa aluminium wheels.

Interior

We aim to redefined your expectations here too. You’ll discover tilt and telescopic steering and pendulum style pedals to reduce fatigue. The driver instrument panel is designed to be easily read from various angles in all lighting conditions. Plus, you will enjoy unsurpassed on board technology including state of the art multimedia unit and reverse camera as standard, with the option of your own satellite navigation system.

Hino 500 Series Interior

Tilt & telescopic steering
Height and reach adjustable steering column offers optimum driving positions for greater driver comfort. Includes energy-absorbing steering wheel with driver’s SRS airbag.

Multi-media unit
Includes standard reverse camera, Bluetooth™, Digital AM and FM radio, DVD CD Player. Optional Navigation System.

Vehicle Stability Control
An active safety feature not found in any other Japanese medium duty truck in Australia. VSC is standard and designed to help the driver maintain vehicle control.

Transmission
Available in 6 Speed manual, 9 speed manual or 6 speed Automatic transmission variants.

Pendulum Style Pedals
Clutch, Brake and Accelerator pedals all pivot from the top resulting in reduced foot and ankle fatigue.

Driver Instrument Panel
Equipped with a large easy to read speedometer and tachometer, a full suite of warning gauges and lights which can be all be read from various angles and lighting conditions.

Specifications

AXLES
RANGE
MODEL
TRANS
SUSP
GVM/GCM
HP/Nm
WHEELBASE#
SPEC
DRAW
4x2
FG
1628
MAN / AT
LEAF
16 / 32
280 / 883
3.7 ~ 6.4
1628
MAN / AT
LEAF
16 / 32
280 / 883
5.5
GH
1828
MAN / AT
AIR
18 / 38
280 / 883
4.3 ~ 6.4
1832
AT
AIR
18 / 38
320 /1275
5.4 ~ 6.4
1835
MAN
LEAF / AIR
18 / 38
350 / 1422
3.7 ~ 6.4
6x2
FL
2628
AT
AIR
26 / 38
280 / 883
6.5
6x4
FM
2628
MAN / AT
LEAF / AIR
26 / 38
280 / 883
4.2 ~ 6.5
2632
AT
LEAF / AIR
26 / 36.5
320 / 1275
4.1 ~ 6.4
2635
MAN
LEAF / AIR
26 / 45
350 / 1422
4.1 ~ 6.4

# Refer to specification sheet for specific wheelbase.

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