|Grade||Low Floor_Standard||Low Floor_Deluxe||High-floor_Standard|
|Engine type||Water-cooled, in-line 4-cylinder, OHV||Water-cooled, in-line 4-cylinder, OHV||Water-cooled, in-line 4-cylinder, OHV|
|Max. output kW/(PS)/r.pm||-/80/5200||-/80/5200||-/80/5200|
|*||The specifications are those of representative model grades.|
|*||Max. output represents a net rating.|
|*||The model numbers of these vehicles are RH20V, RH21V, RH30V, RH3V, RH40V, RH4V, RH20B, RH30B, RH40B, RH4B, RH11, RH11P, RH11SV.|
In February 1977, the Hiace was fully redesigned and entered the second generation. As with its predecessor, four body types were available including a van, single- and double-cab trucks, a wagon, and a commuter. The truck newly offered the "just low" version, with a flat and low bed floor that was only 755 mm high from the ground. The low, flat bed floor and the bottom-hinged gates on three sides facilitated loading and unloading of cargo. The Hiace truck also came standard-equipped with steel radial tires (size 175R14 for both front and rear) for the first time among trucks. The bed of the high floor truck was extended in length. The second-generation Hiace truck continued to be manufactured until August 1985, skipping the changeover to the third generation that other Hiace models went through.
|Plant||Honsha plant, Toyota Auto Body Co.,Ltd.|
"Hiace" combines "high" and "ace," signifying a vehicle that surpasses its predecessor, the Toyoace.