Jan 22, 2010

Toyota Avanza

Toyota Avanza is a car manufactured in Indonesia by the manufacturer Daihatsu, which marketed the two brands of Toyota Avanza and Daihatsu Xenia. This car was launched as Gaikindo Auto Expo in 2003 and sold 100,000 units during the year. The name "Avanza" comes from the Italian avanzato, which means "improvement".

Special version of the Avanza (S Type) was launched in late 2004 with the Toyota VVTi engine. The launch of this version is also intended as "Test Market" All development plans for Avanza-Xenia VVTi and Automatic Edition. This special edition is also equipped with automatic transmission. Only 200 units of Avanza (S Type) is produced.

At the end of 2006, launched the New Avanza-Xenia with changes in appearance, accessories, performance improvements and new engine technology that complements all the VVTi version. At the end of 2006 also launched the New S-Type (1.5 S VVTi) which is the most complete version with a capacity of 1500cc VVTi engine, Rear Parking Sensors, ABS braking technology, and Alloy 15 "Wheels Velg. VVTi 1500cc engine used by Toyota Avanza has a specification that exactly the same as Toyota Rush. New S-Type is available in two transmission options, manual and automatic.

Toyota Avanza is also marketed in some Asia Pacific countries such as Malaysia (Version 1.5G comes with Airbag), Thailand, and Philippines, but it is also marketed in South Africa and Mexico. While Daihatsu Xenia also sold in the People's Republic of China with a configuration of 4-cylinder engine capacity of 1500cc like Avanza.