In 2018, Hino Motors Philippines (HMP) launched its Euro IV powered product lineup which includes the Japanese brand's 500 Truck Series. The Hino 500 Series are medium-duty trucks that are developed to provide a more powerful driving experience, along with advanced technologies. With these 6-wheeler and 10-wheeler trucks, HMP intends to provide quality transport and flexible body application capability. Price ranges from-to.
The Hino 500 series has seven variants that come with a wide range of powers from 207 hp up to 225 hp, coupled to either a 6-speed or 9-speed manual transmission. Powering these trucks are the 5.12-liter diesel engine for FC9JL79 variant, 7.7-liter for FM8JR7A, FG8JP7A, GH8JF7D, while the FL 10-wheeler, SG1AF7B, FM1AR7A variants are equipped with an 8.9-liter diesel engine.
These medium-duty trucks can be customized with a variety of body configurations like Aluminum Van, Dropside, Dropside with Crane, Wing Van, Water Tanker, Flatbed, Stake Truck, Vacuum Truck, Dump Truck, Garbage Compactor, and Palletized Body.