Hino Trucks Introduces New Models, Cab Configurations

Tue October 29, 2019 - National Edition
Hino Trucks


Hino’s new “M Series” Class 4/5 COE’s and new “L Series” Class 6/7 Conventional trucks, which combined with Hino’s recently launched “XL Series” Class 7/8 vehicles, creates a cohesive family of commercial trucks.
Hino’s new “M Series” Class 4/5 COE’s and new “L Series” Class 6/7 Conventional trucks, which combined with Hino’s recently launched “XL Series” Class 7/8 vehicles, creates a cohesive family of commercial trucks.

Hino Trucks has been asking a simple question: What size are you? Well, now it's time to answer that question. Hino has unified its entire lineup of trucks, including model names, to make it even easier to match the perfect Hino to operators and their business' needs.

Hino's new "M Series" Class 4/5 COE's and new "L Series" Class 6/7 Conventional trucks, which combined with Hino's recently launched "XL Series" Class 7/8 vehicles, creates a cohesive family of commercial trucks.

The badges are not the only updates either. Each vehicle now contains larger cab configurations and a full suite of features adding safety, fresh designs, durability, flexibility and connectivity options.

The new COE truck models carry Hino M4 and Hino M5 badging with the number in the naming scheme representing GVW class. For 2021MY, these trucks have been upgraded with an all-new grille design complete with optional LED headlights and HD 6-speed Aisin automatic transmission with gear hold feature. The are available with fully integrated lane departure warning system and interior upgrades with a new shifter layout, steering wheel controls, an all-new gauge cluster including a 4.2 in. LCD multi-information display and driver's seatbelt sensor.

The new Conventional line is represented by the Hino L6 and Hino L7 models boasting a bolder front fascia with optional LED headlights. The cab interior has been re-engineered with an automotive grade finish designed for commercial use and improved functionality, steering wheel controls, a large 7 in. LCD multi-information display, more storage and leg room.

There is now an array of safety systems available on the Hino L Series, including electronic stability control (ESC), collision mitigation system (CMS), lane departure warning (LDW), active cruise control (ACC) and driver's seatbelt sensor. Adding even more functionality are new wheelbase options and extended and crew cab configurations.

"Having extended and crew cab choices will help us better serve our customers' operational needs and open-up new markets for our trucks," said Glenn Ellis, SVP customer experience. "It's impressive how accommodating and spacious both cabs are. Our engineering and design team really did an outstanding job with our new full line-up."

The 30 in. extended cab will have seating for five and the 44 in. crew cab will have full-size doors and seat six passengers and provide the comfort of rear zone A/C and heat.

The Hino XL Series also gets new advantages for 2021 model year including the extended cab and crew cab configurations and a snow plow package complete with an 18,000 lb. GVW front axle and front frame extensions. The Hino XL7 and XL8 will now come standard with a driver's seatbelt sensor and available ACC building on the trucks' ESC, CMS and LDW active safety solutions.

Hino Trucks dealers are now accepting orders for the new 2021 models. The extended and crew cab variants will be added in the Spring and the XL snow plow package in Summer timeframe.

For more information, visit www.hino.com.