Hyundai modern jeeps ready for rollout

    Hyundai HD50S Class 2 Modern Jeepney.
    Hyundai HD50S Class 2 Modern Jeepney.

    Hyundai’s Modern Jeepney Class 1 and 2 have received Certificate of Compliance (COC) from the Department of Transportation (DOTr), paving the way for their commercial rollout.

    Both vehicles received their COCs after undergoing dimensional testing by the Department of Science and Technology.

    The Hyundai H-100 Class 1, a fresh take on the iconic “King of the Road,” is people-centric, fuel efficient, and innovative,

    The long wheelbase is engineered to comfortably seat 12 passengers and the driver.

    Loading cargo puts less stress on the vehicle, translating to increased fuel economy as well as a steadier drive. Powered by a 2.5L CRDi diesel engine mated to a 6-speed manual transmission, the Hyundai Modern Jeepney Class 1 is packed with enough power (maximum output of 130ps) and torque (26 kg-m at 1,500 rpm) to efficiently move people and cargo on a daily basis. The engine also complies with international Euro 4 emissions standards.

    The H-100 Class1 Modern Jeepney with features such as CCTV, digital signboard, optional Wi-Fi router, and two automated fare collection systems (AFCS) for convenient payment.

    The Class 2 Modern Jeepney is built on Hyundai’s HD50S platform and is powered by a 2.9-liter Euro 4-compliant CRDi engine for better fuel efficiency, reliability, and cleaner emissions. Like its little brother, it is designed for enhanced stability and power-to-weight ratio, boasting a 3415-milimeter wheelbase. The engine is mated to a 5-speed manual transmission.

    The Class 2 Jeepney also features roof-mounted air conditioning, AFCS, Wi-Fi, GPS tracking, CCTV cameras, 7-inch monitor, and speed limiter.

    Both Class 1 and Class 2 Modern Jeepneys have after-sales support from Hyundai’s 14 commercial vehicle dealerships across the country.