Hino Profia

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Hino Profia
Manufacturer Hino
Kuozui Motors
Also called Hino 700 (other markets)
Production 2003-present
Assembly Zhongli, Taiwan[1]
Body and chassis
Class Truck
Body style Truck (standard cab (Worldwide), crew cab (Australia only))
Engine P11C, E13C, A09C
Predecessor Hino Super Dolphin Profia

The Hino Profia is a heavy duty cab-over truck manufactured by Hino Motors. In most export markets, it is simply known as the Hino 700. The name Profia is officially used in Japan, and was previously known as the Super Dolphin Profia. The Hino F-Series truck's model codes are FN, FP, FR, FS, and FW. The tractor head model codes are SH and SS.

Super Dolphin (1981-1992)[edit]

Hino Super Dolphin

Introduced in 1981, the Super Dolphin was Hino's entry into the heavy duty truck market in Japan, and exported internationally.

Super Dolphin Profia (1992-2003)[edit]

Hino Super Dolphin Profia

Diesel engine availabilities are 7,961 cc J08C, 10,520 cc P11C, 13,267 cc K13D, 19,688 cc F20C, and 20,781 cc F21C.


  • FQ
    • Length - 11.99 m (472.0 in) [2]
      Width - 2.49 m (98.0 in) [2]
      Height - 3.64 m (143.3 in) [2]
  • FR
  • SH
    • Length - 6.05 m (238.2 in) [3]
      Width - 2.49 m (98.0 in) [3]
      Height - 2.78 m (109.4 in) [3]

Profia (2003-)[edit]

it was renamed Profia in 2003 in Japan as an LHD. The cabin design is similar to the fourth generation Ranger, but the Profia is bigger. It is based on the Grand Aerotech Design technology resulting outstanding aerodynamic performance. The cabin also adopts upgraded Emergency Guard Impact Safety (EGIS) to protect occupants. The Hino 700 is also available for RHD in Taiwan and made by Kuozui Motors, while the LHD version is export markets.

Engine choices are 10,520 cc P11C, and 12,913 cc E13C. Transmission is either 7, 12, or 16 speed manual. The Pro Shift 12 automatic transmission is offered in Japan. Hino 700 trucks are sold in Australia and New Zealand with Eaton Fuller RoadRanger Super18 transmissions, as this is the most common heavy-duty transmission in use downunder.


The Profia Heavy Duty Trucks are available as the following models:

  • FH 4x2
  • FN 6x2 double front axle
  • FQ 6x4 low floor
  • FR 6x2 double rear axle
    • Length - 11.98 m (471.7 in) [4]
      Width - 2.49 m (98.0 in) [4]
      Height - 3.75 m (147.6 in) [4]
  • FS 6x4
  • FW 8x4 low floor
    • Length - 11.99 m (472.0 in) [5]
      Width - 2.49 m (98.0 in) [5]
      Height - 3.48 m (137.0 in) [5]
  • FY 8x4
  • SH 4x2 Tractor Head
    • Length - 6.19 m (243.7 in) [6]
      Width - 2.49 m (98.0 in) [6]
      Height - 3.75 m (147.6 in) [6]
  • SS 6x4 Tractor Head
  • SV 6x4 Tractor Head

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