Hino trucks are well known for their excellent quality and reliability, with superlative customer satisfaction ratings, making them a popular option in box trucks around the world. However, not every Hino truck is right for every job. Doing careful thought and research before buying Hino box trucks for sale will help ensure you see maximum returns on your investment.
C&M Motors has been operating since 1982, and we’ve seen a lot of mistakes happen frequently. Avoid these missteps to make the best purchase!
Five Mistakes To Avoid When Buying Hino Box Trucks
1 – Trying to make a ‘one size fits all’ purchase
You’ll rarely make a good purchase if you try to find a truck that can do “everything” because it won’t be well-suited to any particular job. Over-sized trucks will waste money, while under-sized trucks will be over-used and also at risk of exceeding weight limits.
You’ll do much better by thinking about usage cases and buying trucks to fit specific needs, rather than trying to get a jack-of-all-trades.
2 – Choosing an underweight chassis
It’s tempting to choose a lightweight truck since that lowers aggregate weight and theoretically allows for more cargo. However, this can easily lead to situations where the total cargo weight exceeds what is allowable for the chassis. Thought must be given not just to how much space will be needed, but how heavy the cargo will be.
3 – Mismatched chassis and box lengths
Too often, we see trucks where the chassis wasn’t long enough for the box attached to it, leading to poor weight distribution across the length. Typically, this means extra weight on the rear wheels and less on the front. This can cause significant tire wear, or in worst cases, break per-axle weight regulations.
4 – The box is too high
It’s easy to overlook height when purchasing a box truck – until you get it back to the warehouse and discover it’s too tall for your dock. Always know the measurements of your facilities and be certain the truck will fit.
5 – Improper lighting
Will your truck be mostly driven at night, or during the day? If it’s going to be making nighttime runs, be sure to invest in extra lighting inside and out. On the other hand, if it’s going to only operate during the day, your lighting requirements will be less – and a sunroof could lower them further.
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If you own a local business in the San Diego area and are looking for a medium or heavy-duty truck to optimize your deliveries, having Hino trucks in your fleet can be a big plus.
Hino is one of the highest rated trucks in its class in the U.S. As a subsidiary of Toyota Motors Corporation of Japan, Hino trucks are built with the quality, toughness, and reliability that your business requires.
C&M Motors has represented the Hino brand for many years and knows the advantages that can benefit your business, such as:
Cost efficiency is the number one consideration for most business owners and Hino’s long-standing reputation for being excellent in fuel economy and reliability is what makes Hino stand apart.
Hino has been in the forefront of environmental concerns in the trucking sector for years. In fact, its advanced engine and emission control technologies have made it a leader in compliance to strict industry standards, especially in California.
One of Hino’s top contributions to the environment is its move to equip their trucks with a selective catalytic reduction system (SCR). This converts harmful emissions into environmentally friendly water vapor and nitrogen.
Hino’s concern for the environment will allow you to travel hundreds of miles every day with reduced environmental footprint.
Genuine Hino Parts
Hino parts are designed, engineered, and tested to meet strict quality control standards. Each part can truly assure you of the best value and performance. Even if you’re buying used Hino trucks for sale, you can be assured that its parts are authentic. C&M has a full line of genuine Hino filters, belts, and other maintenance parts to keep your Hino on the road. We also have a great selection of custom accessories to make your Hino unique.
For the last three decades, Hino has built a reputation for being dependable on the road. Hino trucks are engineered using the best technologies. They are designed to withstand rough terrains longer and they can help you maximize your output and productivity. Hino trucks are tough, yet comfortable on the road.
Hino trucks are equipped with a high-assistance level power steering system and a Meritor front axle that allows them to operate in tight city streets and limited parking areas.
Peace of Mind – Hino Warranty
This is the ultimate benefit anyone can get for buying a Hino truck. In addition to unquestionable quality, Hinos are backed by one of the greatest warranties available in the heavy equipment industry.
You can rest assured that the five-year warranty plan Hino provides on all trucks will keep your repair costs low.
Whether you are planning to buy new or used Hino truck, you can be assured that it will be a smart and profitable investment.
C&M Motors has 2 convenient San Diego area locations to serve you with 1 in National City and 1 in Vista, equipped to provide you with new and used Hino trucks as well as a full service department including collision and custom fabrication. Stop by and see us soon.
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In response to the impact that COVID-19 has had on businesses, Hino Trucks is launching a new initiative. Hino recognizes that the global health pandemic has created challenges across many industries. In an effort to support businesses of different sizes and different industries, Hino is introducing its “Ultimate Confidence” program.
The program has 3 major benefits to businesses:
- No payments and no interest in 2020
- All maintenance is covered through December 31, 2020
- A 90-day HinoCare extension
At C&M Motors, we are excited about the opportunity this initiative brings to our valued clients. We look forward to helping you add to your fleet or replace your older vehicles, taking advantage of the deferred payments and no interest this calendar year.
Give us a call and learn more. This program ends August 31st, so don’t delay!
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“Every March, Indianapolis becomes the North American epicenter for work trucks, as manufacturers showcase the newest vocational trucks, vans, components and equipment for any application to fleet managers, equipment distributors, up-fitters, installers and other professionals in the vocational vehicle industry,” said Steve Carey, NTEA executive director. “If you want to be part of this year’s biggest product launches, you want to be at The Work Truck Show 2018.”
Hino Trucks will introduce a line of Class 7 and 8 trucks.
Hino reports that its new Class 7 and 8 trucks are the result of four years of development and hundreds of thousands of hours of engineering work that included building 10 prototypes. The vehicles will be powered by Hino’s A09 9-liter engine that provides a horsepower range of 300 to 360 hp.
C&M Motors can answer all of your questions regarding these two great additions to the Hino line-up. Give us a call and see how your business can benefit from a new class 7 or 8 truck from Hino.
C&M Motors – San Diego’s premiere Hino dealership!