10 Facts About Toyota Coaster


Toyota Coaster is a single-decker minibus produced by Toyota Motor Corporation.

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Toyota Coaster was introduced in 1969 as a 17-passenger minibus using the same running gear as the Toyota Dyna of the time.

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The Coaster Hybrid, according to Toyota, became its first production hybrid vehicle.

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LPG Toyota Coaster, fueled by liquefied petroleum gas, was developed specifically for the Hong Kong market and its air pollution problems.

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Toyota Coaster is widely used in Singapore, Japan, Hong Kong, and Australia, but in the developing world for minibus operators in Africa, the Middle East, South Asia, the Caribbean, Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia, Panama, and Peru as public transportation.

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Toyota Coaster was introduced in February 1969 in 22 and 26-seat models using the Dyna's U platform.

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Fourth generation Toyota Coaster was unveiled on 22 December 2016 and was made available for purchase in Japan on 23 January 2017.

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The Coaster was the first vehicle to undergo a full redesign under Toyota's newly incorporated Commercial Vehicle company responsible for the design and development of commercial vehicles.

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The Toyota Coaster is available in three configurations; the standard wheelbase configuration can seat 25 passengers, the long wheelbase configuration can either seat 24 or 29 passengers while a school bus configuration can seat 3 adults and 49 children.

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Toyota Coaster has been used as a road–rail vehicle on the Asato Line with extensive DMV modifications such as an elongated bonnet that houses a mechanism that deploys the front steel wheels and lowers the rear steel wheels which allows the vehicle to run on rails.

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