Toyota Quantum Motoring Review
ONE van many combinations. No matter what your transport requirements are, the Toyota Quantum range delivers the goods, offering a business solution, whether you require a load-lugging panel van or an executive shuttle.
Available in three body styles, (panel van, crew cab and bus), three wheelbases, (standard, long and super long), three roof heights (low,medium and high) and two body widths, (narrow and wide). It also comes with a choice of engines: The 2.7-litre VVTi gasoline or the super-efficient 2.5 turbo-diesel.
The Quantum looks more robust with newly designed headlamps incorporating radiator grille openings that are larger and it adopt Toyota's trademark trapezoidal shape.
The new front bumper has sharper edges that add to the visual strength while the corners have been pulled back slightly to emphasize the more dynamic face. At the back, changes are a tad more subtle. New taillight clusters and the tailgate’s exterior handle have been repositioned for enhanced ergonomic efficiency.
An all-new addition to the Quantum range is the Crew Cab. This multi-tasker is based on the Super Long wheelbase, wide body, high roof variant and is available in either petrol or diesel. It features a second row of seating which allows ample space for six people as well as all their gear, thanks to the extra-long load box. Twin sliding side doors with windows provide airy access to the rear and flexible seating means the rear pews can be folded up or completely removed to accommodate extra cargo.
Another nifty feature is the middle front seat – when not in use the backrest can be folded forward to provide a convenient table with additional cupholders. The new Quantum bus, panel van and crew cab range benefit from a three-year/100 000km warranty and come with a standard five-year/ 90 000km service plan. The new models are also supported by the ToyotaCare Roadside Assistance Programme which entitles customers to 24-hour roadside assistance, ensuring ultimate peace-of-mind motoring.