The all-new H100 by South Korean carmaker Hyundai is a reliable and versatile commercial vehicle that can assist your business. Though belonging to the light truck category, this dependable workhorse can carry a good amount of load or passengers depending on the variant. Also, its exterior is designed with some essence of a regular automobile making it stand out among its league. Locally, the following variants are available in the market today: the Hyundai H-100 2.5 CRDi GL Cab & Chassis without aircon, the Hyundai H-100 2.5 CRDi GL Cab & Chassis with aircon, the Hyundai H-100 2.5 CRDi GL Shuttle Body without aircon, the Hyundai H-100 2.5 CRDi GL Shuttle Body with aircon, the Hyundai H-100 2.5 CRDi GL Class 1 PUJ without aircon, and the Hyundai H-100 2.5 CRDi GL Class 1 PUJ with aircon.
Hyundai Motor Company has been producing this carrier vehicle since 1977. It is also known as the Hyundai Porter in other parts of the world. The first-generation model, offered in both truck and minibus, was called the Hyundai HD1000.
In its second generation, the Korean automobile giant released a model that has now become a part of the Mitsubishi Delica range. The third generation was introduced in 1996 with more varieties such as a two-door and four-door truck, and a three-door and a four-door van.
The fourth-generation Hyundai was unveiled in 2004. Due to the high demand of this working vehicle in many parts of the world, a refreshed version of the H100 was released in 2012.
All variants of the Hyundai H100 measure 4,795mm long, 1,740mm wide, and 1,965mm tall. Its front features a pair of tall headlights with rounded edges paired with lamps. A character line takes the place of a grille, giving it a subtle look.
The rear of the H100 is fitted with efficient taillights and a sturdy bumper. Its ground clearance, measuring 185mm is ideal when driving on challenging roads. Supporting its athletic built is a set of 15-inch wheels.
The theme inside its cabin is basic. The H100 is equipped with an adjustable driver’s seat, a two-spoke steering wheel, a legible instrument console, center console, and squared aircon vents. It’s rear is offered as a flatbed, a shuttle body, and a class 1 PUJ.
Technology & Safety Features
Entertainment is provided by a 1-DIN audio system. The all-new Hyundai H-100 is built using Hyundai’s High Strength Steel. Aside from its tested durability, it also ensures the safety of its passengers. Also, it is fitted with a Load Sensing Proportioning Valve emergency brake that aids parking.
Platform & Chassis
The Hyundai H100 is built using a double-wishbone suspension with a torsion bar spring at the front and a semi-elliptical leaf spring suspension at the rear. For braking, it utilizes four ventilated disc brakes.
Engine & Drivetrain
The Hyundai H100 is powered by a 2.5-liter CRDi diesel engine tested to produce 128hp and a torque of 255 Nm. It is paired with a six-speed manual transmission.