JDM Toyota Passo/Daihatsu Boon hatchlets get redesigned — Autoblog

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JDM Toyota Passo/Daihatsu Boon get redesigned

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The twin hatchbacks as the Toyota Passo and Daihatsu in the JDM sphere have been in their all-new guises. The version comes in two flavors, and Passo + Hanna, the latter of gets extra features projector headlights. It will be available in two-wheel and all-wheel variants, and on top of that comes in a of trim levels such as and TRD Sportivo.

[Source: Toyota, Paul Tan ]


MOTOR CO. LTD. (DMC) its launch today of the fully Boon compact hatchback.

The was the first vehicle for the Japanese that DMC developed jointly Toyota Motor Corporation and since its initial launch in 2004 it has been popular a wide range of customers to features that include an compact body, individualistic and a roomy interior.

DMC and TMC also up for the redesign of the Boon, with all now boasting higher fuel and lower emissions through the of CVT and other changes. The overall aim was to an affordable car with high of functionality and a design that the beauty of simplicity.

The new Boon the following features:

(1) All Models with CVT for Higher Fuel Two-wheel drive models for tax breaks and subsidies

— All are equipped with continuously transmission (CVT). The CL and CL Limited drive models exceed the 2010 fuel efficiency by 25% and the CX exceeds the standards by 15%, them all eligible for the government’s tax and subsidies for environmentally-considerate cars and for the under the green taxation intended to promote widespread use of low pollution vehicles.

— the Japanese JC08 test which approximates actual conditions, the Boon’s fuel is 20.8 km/l; and the CL and CL Limited drive models are the first vehicles to meet the 2015 efficiency standards.

(2) Design Epitomizes the Beauty of Simplicity

Styling is simple but incorporates surfaces to convey an upscale

— Interior evokes the simplicity of living room.

(3) Package Combining Excellent with a Highly Functional

— Compact body a minimal turning radius of (CL) and wide viewing ensure outstanding maneuverability.

Interior is roomy and comfortable its compact size. The front seat (standard on the CL Limited and the CX) and the storage space boost

(4) Excellent Safety Performance

Boon is equipped with a stability control (VSC*) (manufacturer’s option on all models), Restraint System (SRS) airbags for the driver and front-passenger SRS curtain shield airbags for and rear seats (manufacturer’s on all models), the Dynamic Support (standard on the CL Limited and the CX), and advanced safety features.

* A trademark of Toyota Motor (used under license).

The sales target for Japan is 800 the manufacturer’s suggested retail (excluding consumption taxes) from 1.05 million yen to 1.4 yen.

Vehicle Outline

(1) All Equipped with CVT for High Efficiency

Two-wheel drive eligible for tax breaks and subsidies

CL and CL (1,000cc)

— Three-cylinder, engine (1KR-FE) has been to raise fuel efficiency and emissions.

— Fuel of two-wheel drive models is km/l (under the 10-15 test cycle) as a result of friction within the engine and the of an electronic throttle that for collaborative control with the

— The installation of catalysts the floor and the exhaust manifold the two-wheel drive models to emission levels 75% lower the 2005 exhaust emissions under the JC08 Japanese cycle (for hot and cold

— Equipped with a CVT that adopts Daihatsu’s input-speed reduction type gear train system, it ideally suited to a 1,000

— Two-wheel drive exceed the 2010 fuel standards by 25%, which them eligible for tax breaks reduction), eco-car subsidies, and tax incentives 50% reduction as environmentally-considerate

— Fuel efficiency of the drive models are 20.8 under the JC08 test that approximates actual conditions, making them the DMC vehicles to meet the 2015 efficiency standards.

CX (1,300cc)

Equipped with a newly four-cylinder 1,300cc engine that provides ample at low and medium speeds, powerful at high speeds, and outstanding efficiency.

— Adoption of the Dynamic Variable Valve (Dual DVVT) mechanism optimally controls the intake and valve timing, combined a high-efficiency intake port, in exceptional power performance.

Fuel efficiency has been through measures that the adoption of Dual DVVT as as the addition of an exhaust gas recirculation function and the lowering of internal friction.

— Fuel efficiency of km/l (under the Japanese test cycle), which the 2010 fuel efficiency by 15%, is achieved through control of the low power loss CVT and the use of an electronic throttle for the engine. the JC08 test cycle cold starts), emissions are at 75% of the standards, making the CX eligible for tax (50% reduction), eco-car and green tax incentives (25% as an environmentally-considerate car.

(2) Design Epitomizes the Beauty of Simplicity

is simple but incorporates curved to convey an upscale feel

Creative styling that an underbody that achieves by positioning the wheels at the four with an angled upper that was modeled after the of an egg.

— Curved as well as the clean, taut project an image of solidity and The basic structure is designed to a simple beauty that one never gets old.

Nine body colors, three new ones, are available to the lifestyles of the passengers.

Interior the natural simplicity of a living

— Instrument panel a sense of width and has a clean, look. Its upper portion is with a wallpaper-like pattern, with circular and square-shaped resulting in an up-scale feel offers lasting enjoyment.

Front bench seat an expansive feel (standard on the CL and the CX). Its straight lines are off at the edges to offer the sort of normally found in a person’s room.

— Optimal of materials to absorb and block and the optimization of the engine mount result in an extremely quiet that makes it easy for to converse with each

(3) Outstanding Package that Excellent Handling and Highly Interior

Excellent handling

Compact, easy-to-handle body mm long; 1,665 mm wide; mm tall) creates a minimal radius on par with that of a vehicle (4.3m for the CL) as well as maneuverability.

— Visibility in all is enhanced and blind spots thanks to the innovative shape of the pillar shape, expanded area, and raised hip point.

functional interior

— gained through Daihatsu’s of mini vehicles was used to a compact yet roomy interior, can not only comfortably seat passengers but at the same time ample storage space, room for a baby stroller.

— Equipped with a of accessible storage spaces, an attractive, easy-to-use retractable hook (front), a high-capacity, storage shelf, and an illuminated storage tray.

— seats can be arranged in a variety of including the option of moving the cushions forward and down to a flat space.

(4) Outstanding Performance

Excellent preventive and safety

Collision safety include:

— Total Function (TAF) body the concept of omni-directional compatibility.

Equipped with SRS side (for the driver and front-passenger and SRS curtain shield airbags front and rear seats) as a option on all models.

— Support Headrest for the front reduces whiplash injury on the CL Limited and the CX).

— structure is designed to minimize injuries to pedestrians.

Preventive features include:

— with the Vehicle stability (VSC) function for preventing and enhancing traction (manufacturer’s on all models).

— Incorporates the braking system (ABS) an electronic brake-force distribution function and a brake booster a 2-stage mechanical assist


Tokyo-TOYOTA CORPORATION (TMC) announces the in Japan today of the redesigned compact hatchback.

The second-generation further refines the highly compact body, spacious and class leading1 fuel and environmental performance of the popular Passo released in June with the new vehicle embodying from the planning stage, female consumers in Japan. development has taken the Passo to the level and demonstrates TMC’s efforts to design vehicles to consumer needs.

The vehicle in two distinct model styles: the and unpretentious Passo, which a sense reassurance and familiarity, and the + Hana, which imbues an glamour for a strong impression. unique designs, along 11 available body colors, variety that enables selection ideally suited to individuality. Thanks to efforts to enhance ease-of-operation, utility and including the redesign of the front for better visibility and the creation of storage space within reach of the driver, the vehicle is appealing than ever-especially its highly affordable price, starts at 1 million yen.

The new like its predecessor, was developed in with Daihatsu Motor Co.

Monthly sales target for 6,500 units

Assembly Ikeda Plant, Daihatsu Co. Ltd.

Vehicle Outline

Wide of Variations to Suit User

Model style: Passo

* lower grille and round headlights give endearing view

* Rear bumper and highlight vehicle’s width and low of gravity, creating sense of of rear profile

* Interior living-room-like comfort, with pattern on instrument-panel top, semi-circular gauges and a simple, designed audio system

* instrument panel emphasizes breadth of vehicle, thus spacious cabin, while round and square individual convey fun and relaxation

* Simply front seats with headrests and soft, cotton-like covers create comfortable space

* Kinari (light interior creates soothing and atmosphere

Model style: + Hana

* Center-emphasized front combined with two-tiered grille and four-beam halogen creates vibrant front with strong presence

* taillights with clear offer upscale-looking rear

* Blacked-out door sashes and champagne-tinted outside door indicator lights built side mirrors and vehicle’s all exude sense of vibrancy

* front bench seat Jacquard woven seat and armrests add to interior’s sophistication

* is in subdued Choco brown

The 11 body colors have and evocative names, with developed exclusively for the new Passo

* Uguisu Metallic (light reminiscent of early spring)

* Metallic (earthy, fine similar to color of kinako powder])

* Akari Mica (warm tone like of candle flame)

Welcome and Usability Package

The compact (length: 3,640 mm [Passo + 3,650 mm]; width: mm; height: 1,535 mm) seats adults comfortably and has a roomy space ideal for everyday

The adoption of a column shift easy movement between the seats, while optimal placement secures ample for the rear seats.

The shape of the pillars, 10-mm-higher hip point and a beltline combine to improve visibility.

In addition to a minimal radius of 4.3 m (when using tires), ease-of-driving has been with a reverse-linked side-view on the front-passenger side (standard on the and L package vehicles) and the rearview (available as a manufacturer’s option on all except the V package), both of allow a clear view of space lines.

Vehicle is aimed at everyday use, features a handy, retractable for hanging shopping bags within easy reach of the a multi-purpose storage tray with light for visibility at and a wide storage shelf.

Easily to arrange seating, rear-seat cushions that can be to create a flat space extends to the back of the front expand the potential uses of the space.

A Smart Entry System allows the front to be locked and unlocked with a light touch on the door The system also features a for starting and stopping the engine.

An air-conditioning system includes a function to filter out pollen, and other impurities from the

Environmentally Friendly and People-friendly Performance


All models a continuously variable transmission with both the 1.0-liter engine and the new 1.3-liter 1NR-FE featuring the Dual Variable Timing-intelligent system, thus a smooth, comfortable, stable

Fuel efficiency has been with an eye to reducing CO2 emissions. The model (with front-wheel-drive) 22.5 km/L in the traditional test cycle outlined by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, and Tourism (MLIT); equivalent to 103 of CO2 emissions. In the JC08 test the vehicle gets 20.8 which is equivalent to 112 g/km of CO2 Meanwhile, the 1.3-liter model front-wheel-drive) gets 21.0 in the 10-15 test cycle, to 111 g/km of CO2 emissions.

The 1.0-liter (with front-wheel-drive) surpasses the Japanese 2010 fuel standards2 by 25%, thereby the new 2015 fuel efficiency The 1.3-liter model (with exceeds the 2010 fuel standards by 15%. All vehicles in the achieve emission levels 75% than the 2005 standards the MLIT Approval System for Vehicles.

Under the Japanese taxation system introduced in 2009 for environmentally friendly the 1.0-liter model (with qualifies for a 75% reduction in the automobile tax and automobile weight tax, the 1.3-liter model (with is eligible for a 50% reduction in the same

An Eco Driving Indicator that fuel-efficient vehicle operation and a driving status monitor indicates the vehicle’s average efficiency are both standard on all models.

The vehicles were in line with TMC’s Assessment System, an original, environmental impact assessment that sets targets at the of vehicle development to help environmentally harmful factors by means as the balanced reduction of CO2

Review of materials, processing and adhesives used for interior reduced volatile organic and sometimes-unpleasant interior odors to compliant with the Japan Manufacturers Association’s Vehicle VOC Testing Methods (for Cars), which are voluntary standards.

The VSC TRC system (Vehicle Stability Traction Control system; as a manufacturer’s option on all models the V package)-created by combining the VSC system monitors lateral traction and controls engine output and of braking force with the TRC that limits wheel-spin starting and acceleration-secures appropriate force and facilitates smooth

All vehicles come equipped SRS airbags for both the driver and seats. SRS side airbags provide chests protection, SRS curtain-shield airbags aim to reduce injuries.

Exceptional collision in the event of frontal, side or collisions is pursued through the Global Outstanding Assessment that incorporates omni-directional

The vehicle’s body is designed to head or leg injury to pedestrians in the event of a collision.

The front are equipped with Active that shift to an appropriate in the case of a rear-end collision in to lessen stress on the neck and the risk of whiplash injuries.

Vehicles with special features for the disabled

Welcab Front Passenger Seat for both Type A and Type B feature a seat that down to the outside of the vehicle for ingress and regress. The compact of the lift-up mechanism increases legroom, while a seat-slide and reclining switch on both of the lift-up seat now also operation from the driver’s The Type B vehicle comes a motorized wheelchair storage as a standard feature.

The 1.0-liter and front-wheel-drive models qualify for a in the automobile acquisition tax and automobile tax under the Japanese government’s system for environmentally friendly

Welcab models of the Passo be available from April 20.

to vehicles of similar engine

2Specified by the Japanese Law Concerning the Use of Energy

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