Standard Cab Models
The Hino 500 Series Standard Cab models offers the choice of manual, automated manual or fully automatic transmissions to match operational environments.
All 7 litre manual transmission models benefit from a Hino 6 speed synchromesh transmission that offers reliability and ease of driving.
IFC & FD models have the option of a Hino automated manual transmission that offers autonomous gear shifts and clutch operation through the incorporation of an ECU that controls these functions, matching road speed, power delivery requirements and the correct gear.
FE Automatic models are fitted with a 5-speed Allison automatic transmission with a Hino T-bar control.
Being fully-automatic, these transmissions have the benefit of true two-pedal operation for greater driver comfort and reduced fatigue plus, the assurance of always being in the correct gear for maximum fuel efficiency.
Wide Cab Models
The Hino 500 Series Wide Cab range offers the choice of both manual and fully automatic transmissions, to match operational environments.
Hino offer a 6-speed and two 9-speed manuals with three different 6-speed automatic variants specifically suited to the different engine and truck configurations.
Depending on the specification chosen, the 500 Series Wide Cab models utilise a Hino MX06, an Eaton ES11109 or a Hino M009OD manual transmission.
Hero of the range is the Hino 9-Speed M009OD which features a H over H-pattern with a Hi-Lo range selector switch, enabling the shift gates to be spaced further apart.
The automatic 6-speed transmissions are fuel-efficient Allison units with a push button shift selector.
Being fully-automatic, these transmissions have the benefit of two-pedal operation for greater driver footwell room, comfort and reduced fatigue plus, the assurance of always being in the correct gear for maximum fuel efficiency.
The Hino 500 Series Wide Cab automatic variants provide smooth and seamless full-power shifts for faster acceleration, promoting quicker route times throughout the day.