Tomorrow (06/07/2011) Daihatsu plans to introduce all-new Sirion while providing an opportunity for journalists to try it around Jakarta. All-New Sirion is Daihatsu only product marketed in Indonesia, imported from Malaysia. In the neighbor country, the all-new Sirion is produced by Perodua Myvi, Daihatsu Motor Co. Ltd. partner in Malaysia.
In the neighboring country, or redesigning new Myvi was launched mid-June. Release published Daihatsu Motor Co. Ltd., Japan, stated, base Boon Myvi is a new market in Japan in February last year.
In Malaysia, the Myvi is equipped with ABS and EBD and sold from 43,900 ringgit (about USD 125 million) up to 57,800 ringgit (about USD 164 million). For Indonesia, we have to wait for the announcement tomorrow Astra Daihatsu Motor. For reference, the current sell Daihatsu Sirion starts from Rp 157.9 million to Rp. 171.3 million.
Daihatsu Sirion Gaikindo enter into the compact segment nonsedan medium, namely the Honda Jazz, Toyota Yaris, Ford Fiesta, Mazda2, Suzuki Swift and SX-4. Nevertheless, looking at prices and used car engine, the Sirion is a position between the subcompact and compact city car or a medium. Sirion is above the Nissan March, Kia Picanto, Chevrolet Spark and the Hyundai i10.
See Specifications issued by Perodua, there are no changes to the engine, still with a capacity of 1.3 liters and producing power 92 PS (67 kW) at 6,000 rpm as used Sirion now. Changes in total actually performed on the body (exterior) and interior.
For the body, not only the appearance has changed, but also the dimensions. All-New Sirion 35 millimeters longer than the Sirion type M and 60 mm of Sirion type D. Wheelbase is also longer than 2440 mm to 2445 mm.
Headlights, grille, bumper and changed with more stylish and sporty appearance. Likewise with the taillights now use LEDs. Another change is the power steering, now uses an electric motor mounted directly on the steering column. Now the type of projector headlights and round headlights.
Interior experienced a total change, either the dashboard, steering wheel and instrument panel. Transmission rod are no longer on the floor, but in the dashboard, such as Gran Max. More dynamic appearance with two dark and gray.
The instrument panel is equipped with a fuel consumption information on average, the distance that can be taken by the remaining fuel and high gasoline little warning.
Specifications All-New Sirion by Myvi :
- Length (mm) 3765
- Width (mm) 1665
- Height (mm) 1545
- Wheelbase (mm) 2445
- Turning radius 4.7 m
- The mechanism of valve DOHC, 16 valves
- Capacity 1298 cc
- Compression ratio 10: 1
- Max power 67 kW@6.000rpm
- Max torque 117 Nm@4.400
- Tank capacity 40 liters