MiniTrucks have been manufactured by the Japanese since the '60s. The injection of half a century worth of Japanese engineering into these ATVs means they are built to last. The evidence is that there are many MiniTrucks over 25 years old still being used today.
As with other Japanese vehicles you've come to know here in Canada, the quality of these MiniTrucks is second to none.
Government and huge corporations use fleets of MiniTrucks and MiniVans. MiniTrucks and MiniVans are a major pillar in their organizations.
Simple design means less complications and less trouble in the field. These MiniTrucks are built to take a beating and keep moving. Construction companies.
Climate and weather in Japan has temperature extremes similar to Canada. Summers are very hot and humid and can get up to 40°C. Winters are harsh with lots of snowfall, sub-zero temperatures and frozen seas.
Japan is an island with a variety of flat, hilly and mountainous areas. 2WD drive trucks are more than sufficient but 4WD guarantees that steep hills, snow and ice are not obstacles.
The MiniTruck is the standard platform for many types of specialized vehicles. That's why it's imperative that they're designed as a solid base vehicle.