Daihatsu hijet

Official Review - BamWheels - Daihatsu HiJet

Popular in Japan, Daihatsu Hijet subcompact vans are produced for the local market in numerous versions that differ in design, equipment and purpose. There is also an export option for the UK (Extol) and ASEAN countries.

The first generation van Hijet Kombi was produced from 1990 to 1998 in 60 different versions. It had 0.660 liter petrol engines: EF-ZS (46 hp), EF-GS (44 hp), EF-NS (42 hp) and EF (40 and 42 hp). ) and both mechanical and automatic transmission. The drive could only be on the rear wheels or full.

The Hijet Truck has been produced since 1991. Until 1998, produced 40 modifications of this machine. Installed on the car engines 0.66 l EF (38 hp), EF-GS (44 hp) and EF-NS (42 hp). Motors aggregated with manual transmission or automatic transmission, drive - on the rear wheels or full.

The number of versions of the Hijet Truck pickup of the second and third generations reaches an astounding magnitude - 85 versions. The range of engines installed on this model includes a 0.66-liter petrol EF-SE (43 hp and 45 hp) and EF-VE (48 hp, 50 hp and 53 hp)

The second-generation van Hijet Kombi was produced from 1999 to 2004 and was little structurally different from its predecessor. It was installed on 0.66-liter engines: EF-VE (48 hp, 50 hp and 53 hp), EF-SE (43 hp and 45 hp) and EF-DET (64 hp).

The station wagon, manufactured since July 2001, is equipped with a 4-cylinder 16-valve K3-VE engine (90 hp and 92 hp) with a volume of 1.3 liters and two camshafts. A characteristic feature and its main advantage can be considered a large luggage compartment. The height of the rear cargo door opening is more than 1 meter, and width - 1.2 meters. These are the best indicators in this class of cars. Load capacity - 400 kg. The car is designed for two seats, although if necessary it can accommodate 5 people.

The car is equipped with a 5-speed manual or 4-speed automatic transmission with a lever mounted on the steering column. Possible option with all-wheel drive type Full time. The model is quite maneuverable and has a small turning radius - 4.4 meters. There are 8 modifications of this model.

Daihatsu HiJeT Campervan

Since December 2004, sales of modernized versions of Hijet Kombi vans and current-generation Hijet Truck pickups with new front end designs, more complete basic equipment and improved interior design began. They are equipped with EF-VE engines with a volume of 0.659 l (50 hp, 69 Nm) and turbocharged EF-DET (64 hp, 103 Nm).

Hijet Kombi has 25 modifications. Thus, the version of the Daihatsu Hijet 660 cargo special high roof has dimensions of a 5-door 4-seater body 3395/1475/1875 mm with a wheelbase of 2450 mm, a curb weight of 910 kg and a clearance of 160 mm.

Basic equipment includes power steering, central locking, tinted windows, air conditioning, third brake light, power steering in the doors; as an option - 2PB, ABS, auxiliary braking system, radio.

On this car install 3-cylinder 12-valve 0,659-liter engines EF-VE (with 4АКП) and EF-SE (with 5МКП); they have a power of 53 hp / 7000 rpm and develop 63 Nm of torque (at 4000 rpm).

The average consumption of gasoline AI-92 6.4 liters per 100 km.

Independent front suspension with MacPherson strut struts and coil springs, semi-independent two-link rear with coil springs.

The type of steering gear-rack, a minimum turning radius of 4.2 m. The front brakes are disc, the rear - drum. The standard tire size is 145R12-6PRLT.

Expanding the range of its products, the company Daihatsu offers chassis with HiJet cabins, designed to install on it special bodies and superstructures. Among them, it should be noted a dump truck with rear unloading, a miniature garbage truck with a bunker body and a tipping system, as well as a chassis with a HiJet cab, equipped with a 10-meter retractable ladder.

Add a comment