8th Generation Daihatsu Mira
Pricing Pakistan (Excluding Import Taxes & Duties)
- L Trim with Standard features: 13,50,000 PKR (Yen 842,400 )
- L Trim with Optional Assist III : 14,50,000 PKR (Yen 939,600 )
- X trim: 17,00,000 PKR ( Yen 1,080,000 )
- G Trim: 20,16000 PKR ( Yen 1,209,600 )
After So much Success of Daihatus Cuore Subsidiary of Toyota Daihatsu was introduced Current Design Successor of Mira in 2006 that Remained in Production since 2018 After which 8th Generation of Mira Launched with New design. By looking at the history of Daihatsu Mira, this Kei car of Japan kept selling under different names in Different countries including Daihatsu Charade, Daihatsu Cuore, Daihatsu Handivan, Daihatsu Domino and Subaru Pleo as well. While among all of which major difference was of the name that kept changing according to country and generation updates.
Before the closing of import from Japan Daihatsu Mira Ruled Pakistani Market for about 5 years and this specific vehicle was also become the most selling and most abundant car found on the Pakistani roads after Mehran. But due to the closure of import from 2018 not only the Mira but other better equipped and better priced cars are now seldom seen in Pakistan Market.
There are many good reviews about Mira those clearly defines how good is the car. In 2017 Daihatsu released 8th generation of Mira that is currently available in the Japanese market and also available for import to Pakistan according to government conditions. 8th Generation new Mira have better design, better safety features, economy, as well as reduction in weight to achieve better acceleration in compared to previous generation.
Daihatsu Mira 8th generation is available in 3 different trims including; L, X and G all are equipped with 2 wheel drive system.
It is the base trim with 2 wheel drive system and following features are standard; Halogen headlamps, manual Air conditioning, Digital information cluster, ABS and stability control and Optional Smart Assist III bump and Rear Power windows.
X variant of Mira has LED tail lamps, 14 inch steel wheels and Power adjustable Mirrors.
Also considered as Range toping which has 14 inch alloy wheels, key less entry, automatic air conditioner, heating seats, automatic headlamps, and auto folding Door Mirrors. All Wheel drive is optional among all the trims with extra cost.
Engine & Power:
Daihatsu Mira has same 658 cc 12 valve three cylinder engine that generates 58 Horse power @6400 rpm. This vehicle is available with both drive systems; two wheels drive as standard while 4 wheel drives as optional across all the trims. Mira is well known for its fuel economy that has increased lot in new generation of Mira and if compared with previous generation that was having about 17-18 km/L fuel economy, current generation Mira claimed to give 32-34 km/L of fuel economy and give about 1150 km of range with its full tank of 36 liters.
Its KF 658 cc engine has been optimized for better fuel economy that has been done with controlled exhaust gas circulation system along with a delayed closing of intake port to reduce compression pressure.
Transmission is same automatic Continuous variable transmission but improved form previous with low viscosity CVT fluid and thermal controller.
As this is a 658 cc engine vehicle so we cannot consider it be a great car for travelling in hilly areas especially having so much steep roads but overall it is powerful enough to carry you anywhere. Daihatsu Mira also known as the flying bird of the Asia and this car is equipped with 2 different driving modes that made is capable to take on the highways.
1: Drive mode with Eco-idle feature is optimized for the better fuel economy that is achieved with steady acceleration strategy. In this Mode acceleration decreases/kept steady but fuel economy is increase.
2: sport mode is given to utilize power and acceleration at their maximum, no matter on what speed you are travelling, acceleration is always immediate in this mode and if compared the difference between Sport mode and Drive mode is of ¼ but again it will effect fuel economy that is the main target of 658 cc vehicle.
This multiple color vehicle has designed even more charming than before. Changes made on the Exterior include new double exposure headlamps and large trapezoidal grille with upper and lower openings. Body color mirror and door handlers are standard in all the versions. On the rear there has been given new bolder 3 dimensional LED tail lights. Overall body of the car is more aerodynamic that also reduces air friction about 3 percent more than previous generation. Another thing that helps out to achieve better acceleration and speed is the reduction of overall weight of vehicle from 730 KG to 650 KG with the use of resin on front fenders, tail gate and fuel tank.
There are no major changes done to the interior, it is same as beautiful and spacious as before with generous head and leg room. Some Minor additions include; storage shelf on the dashboard and cup holders under the side air con vents. Other standard features includes; Digital instrument cluster, Manual air conditioning, Power Steering, Power windows, Child Lock, Cup holders, FM Radio, 8 inch infotainment screen and good quality sound system.
Standard safety features include; ABS, Stability control, Seats belts, Child Lock and Dual Air bags.
Price of Daihatsu Mira ranges from 842,400 Yen to 120, 9600 Yen Depending on Trim level while 129,600 yen costs extra for all wheel drive system.