Hino is a very renowned and reputed Japanese automobile company, well-known for manufacturing heavy duty vehicle, chassis and engines. Hino mostly makes buses and trucks but there are some other types of vehicles from this company as well. Hino Corporation operates in India in joint collaboration with Marubeni Corporation and now this collaboration turns out to be one of the most successful economic ventures the South Asian region has ever seen. However, the Hino 500 FL8J is an iconic truck model currently available in India. It looks nice and bold, packs more than enough power under the hood and lasts lot longer than many truck offerings out there.
The ex-showroom price for the Hino 500 FL8J is set at Rs. 36 lac. However, depending on the variant and state the pricing might vary a little. Also, availability of the truck in the market makes a different in its pricing. Different body options are available which could differ the price a little bit. Down payment for this truck is Rs. 720 and the rest is payable through EMIs of 95,667 which includes interest rate 12%. The EMI lasts 36 months.
The Hino 500 FL8J has a brilliant portfolio that it can show off. The engine is a large 7684 cc unit with all the horsepower needed to move a whole lot of packages, your precious inventory and whatever heavy and large scale that needs a transportation. The engine produces 209 bhp and the maximum speed this engine can pull off with a fully loaded rear is 88 kmh.
The chassis is designed to carry up to 25 tons. 6×2 axle of the Hino 500 FL8J model helps better weight distribution when the truck is fully loaded up. The wheelbase is 5630 mm, that’s pretty long. Buyer can customize the body any way they like, as long as it’s permitted by the law.
This truck comes with a chilled AC in the cabin, so driving even in the most humid day will not feel that hectic. The steering is tilt-able, and there are convenience features like anti-lock braking. The engine comes with 6 speed manual transmission.
|Dimensions & Weight|
|Kerb Weight||6725 kg|
|No of Seating Rows||1|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||200L|
|Engine & Transmission|
|Engine Type||Hino J08E, DI Turbocharged Intercooled, Six Cylinder inline, Overhead Camshaft & Water Cooled|
|Max Power (bhp@rpm)||209|
|Max Torque (Nm@rpm)||661 Nm|
|No of gears|
|Manual Shifting for Automatic||No|
|Engine Start-Stop Function||No|
|Suspensions, Brakes & Steering|
|Suspension Front||semi-elliptical leaf spring|
|Suspension Rear||semi-elliptical leaf spring|
|Front Brake Type||Air Brake|
|Rear Brake Type||Air Brakes|
|Minimum Turning Radius|
|Steering Type||Power Steering|
|Front Tyres||10 x 20 – 16 PR|
|Rear Tyres||10 R 20-16 PR|