Hino Motors Canada, Ltd. released its new high horsepower Hino 258 model in April, just in time to showcase at Truck World 2016.
The Hino 258 low profile truck is powered by Hino’s legendary 7.6L diesel engine producing 230 horsepower and 520 lb.-ft. of torque. A high horsepower engine option is available producing 260 horsepower and 660 lb.-ft. of torque on the 217” wheelbase model. Combined with a 6 speed Allison FuelSense® automatic transmission, the Hino 258 delivers the extra boost in power perfectly suited for towing and recovery applications.
Eric Smith, Senior Vice President of Sales and Customer Support at Hino Canada commented on the new Hino 258LP, “Hino has long enjoyed a loyal following from tow operators. The Hino 258 High Horsepower model is an exciting addition to Hino’s expanding product line.” Smith went on to say, “This new product is ideal for tow operators that require optimum performance and durability in extremely difficult conditions.”
Hino offers an impressive list of standard features including air conditioning, driver’s air suspension seat, keyless entry, and Bluetooth®. Every new Hino conventional medium duty truck comes with Hino Premium Protection, a comprehensive vehicle maintenance and protection plan that is included at no additional charge for added peace of mind. The plan includes a 5 year / 400,000 km limited Hino engine warranty.
The new trucks will be produced at Hino’s Canadian assembly plant located in Woodstock, Ontario.
About Hino: Hino Motors Canada, Ltd., a Toyota Group Company, produces and distributes light and medium duty commercial trucks in Canada and is headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario, with manufacturing operations in Woodstock, Ontario. Service is provided through its extensive coast-to-coast dealership network and is backed by its industry leading customer care protection program. For more information, please visit us at www.hinocanada.com.