Hino 338

The 338 is the most popular medium duty Hino truck. It is robust, reliable, and delivers excellent fuel economy. With a GVW rating of 33,000 lb, superb handling and great visibility, it’s the ideal vehicle for a wide range of applications, from general freight to specialized transport. Customize it to suit your needs.

Can accommodate body lengths 15 to 28 feets

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GVW 33,000 lbs / 15,000 kg
Axle capacity Front 12,000 lbs / 5,440 kg
Rear 21,000 lbs / 9,530 kg
Spring capacity Front 12,000 lbs / 5,440 kg
Rear 21,000 lbs / 9,530 kg
Hino engine J08E-VB Diesel, 6-cylinder, turbo intercooled, 7.6L
Maximum output 260 hp @ 2,500 rpm
Maximum torque 660 lb-ft @ 1,500 rpm
Transmission 6-speed Allison 2500 RDS
Fuel tank 1 189 gallons / 50 litres, aluminum (standard)
Fuel tank 2 189 gallons / 50 litres, aluminum (optional)
Service brakes Hydraulic disc front and rear
Tire size 11R22.5
Driver’s seat Adjustable reclining, fabric covered with air suspension and armrest
Passenger’s seat Bench type, fabric covered
OPTIONS Air brakes, rear air suspension,


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Customer Care Program

Hino covers each new truck with one of the best customer service programs in the industry: the 1-3-5 Customer Care Program. The program includes a 5-year warranty against engine and transmission breakage, 3 years Hinowatch roadside assistance and 1 year scheduled maintenance (up to 50,000 kilometers).

1 year / 50,000 km

Preventive care

3 years

Roadside assistance

5 years

Conventional warranty

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