All-new 2018 Daihatsu Sirion will enliven the city car market in Indonesia next month. The city car class has arguably become, the less attractive vehicle class in Indonesia. The existence of all-paced and sandwiched with the presence of new classes such as LCGC, MPV LCGC to hatchback class that in fact there is a level above.
However, one of the players who continue to exist is Daihatsu Sirion. PT Astra Daihatsu Motor (ADM) in the near future will launch All-new 2018 Daihtasu Sirion. “All-New 2018 Daihatsu Sirion will be released in February 2018. But the details of specifications and prices we cannot say now, just when the time comes,” said Amelia Tjandra, Marketing Director of PT Astra Daihatsu Motor (ADM).
PT ADM is still bringing All-New 2018 Daihatsu Sirion from Malaysia. As we all know, in its home country this car, named Perodua Myvi and became one of the best-selling carsthere. Recorded since May 2005, Daihatsu Sirion has gone on sale in Malaysia and as of June 2017 has 1 million units in production at the Perodua factory in Choh River, Rawang, Malaysia.
The latest generation of Myvi itself has been launched in November 2017 in Malaysia. Various advantages are owned by this hatchback. In terms of dimensions, the latest Myvi made longer, wider and lower than previous models. Now the length, width and height of the car are 3,895 mm x 1,735 mm x 1,515 mm (previously 3,690 mm x 1,665 mm x 1,545 mm), with a wheelbase of 2,500 mm (2,440 mm).
Myvi 2017 is also equipped with LED headlamps with Follow Me Home function and headlamp leveling, Smart Entry with Push Start, 60:40 rear seat folding and reverse parking sensors. For a 1.5-liter variant rewarded with a reverse camera. Two new engine options are included in Myvi 2017 which is 1NR-VE 1.3-liter 4-cylinder DOHC and 1.5-liter 4-cylinder DOHC. Everything is equipped with Dual VVT-i technology (generation of its predecessor VVT-i).
The first 1.3-liter engine produces 94 HP at 6,000 RPM and 121 NM of torque at 4,000 RPM. With a 5-speed manual transmission, the fuel consumption from Myvi is 20.1 km / liter, while for 4-speed automatic transmission incised 20.5 km / liter. This machine is predicted that will enter in Indonesia.
While the second engine is a 1.5-liter hatches power of 102 HP at 6,000 RPM and 136 NMof torque at 4200 RPM. This variant only provides a choice of 4-speed automatic transmission, and equipped with ‘Eco Idle’ system (the engine died when the car stopped a few seconds and then back on when the brake brakes released). The fuel consumption is about 20.1 km / liter.
Not to forget, this car is equipped with some safety features such as ABS with Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD) and Vehicle Stability Control (VSC) plus Six airbags for the 1.5-liter variant and 4 airbags in 1.3-liter type plus features Hill-start Assist HSA) and Traction Control (TRC) are only found in the 1.5-liter type.
These safety features make Perodua Myvi rewarded by ASEAN NCAP 5-star in safety test. Will All-New 2018 Daihatsu Sirion will have the same specifications with Perodua Myvi 2017, wait for further news.