Daihatsu Motor Company is one of the oldest yet still prevalent and successful Japanese Car Company, they majorly deal with internal combustion engines and are hence popular for their small compact cars from the key category. Daihatsu was also famous for its yet again compact off-road vehicles. In 2016, Daihatsu Motor Co. became a subsidiary owned by the Toyota Corporation. Moving on, Daihatsu's major field of interest is to come up with innovative and economical compact small cars and lead the ever-increasing competition in the Japanese car market as well as in other countries. Especially after being a part of the worldwide famous, known and trusted Toyota Motor Corporation, Daihatsu has been keenly working on producing the best compact cars in the world. Founded in 1951, the Daihatsu Car company gained a lot of influence and popularity all over the world within the next decade, then it began spreading all over the world, including Pakistan but never gained as much popularity as other Japanese car companies such as Suzuki which has been used in almost every street in Pakistan. In Pakistan automobile, the Daihatsu cars are now represented and dealt with under the name of Toyota Corporation. What we love most about the Daihatsu cars are their fuel efficiency and environmental friendliness. It is one of the basic aims of Daihatsu to come up with cars that give great mileage, are fuel efficient and give out least carbon emission.
Daihatsu could not initially compete for the sedans by Honda and Corolla for the matter, also it focused more on compact than big cars so it proved its mettle by producing the most wonderful compact small KIE cars of the past and even today. One of such cars that have been on the roads of Pakistan is the Daihatsu Cope.The Daihatsu Copen imported from 2007 and is not only popular in Pakistan but is sold all over the world. Even after so many years, we can find many of these wonderful Daihatsu Copen cars on the roads.
The Daihatsu Copen price in Pakistan is a little moderate comparatively with another Japanese car.The reason is that this car has all those specifications which Toyota and Honda sedans have.This car has made a place in the market very quickly, the public is also appreciating this car. So the Daihatsu Move Custom 2018 is sold in Pakistan for around 8 to 15 lac rupees depending on the model and auction sheet.
Back then the Daihatsu Copen is itself quite popular because it is one of the very few comfortable compact cars with all the specs of a good KIE car, but the other famous competitors are Honda CRZ and Toyota IQ. Today the market and its demand have all these cars.
The Daihatsu Copen had been imported from 2005 and gained popularity for its compact design, initially, it came as simple Sporty look car then there were a lot of changes made over, and now it is popular as Daihatsu Copen uplift.
Daihatsu Copen is a compact sports car and had the good enough capacity of 2 persons, it is a small KIE car with 2 doors. It is considered to be one of the most spacious and decent KIE cars in Pakistan. It is also quite comfortable, as for the seats are concerned and also had enough leg space which added to its comfort.It comes with huge aggressive led lights in the front and similar rectangular lights at the rear end of the car. In 2014 it received a few changes but only in the headlights, that is, it got minor changes which only lifted its previous features, initially the body was cubic and then became more aerodynamic with the years, these body dimensions now also allowed more space and room for passengers.
The Daihatsu Copen comes with a very humble interior but does have the noticeable technology for its time back then and the Daihatsu Copen is way better now in terms of interior, the Daihatsu Copen has a beige colour plastic dashboard with a stereo player, a speedometer with rpm, a lighter and ashtray, air conditioner, heater. The Daihatsu Move Custom comes with automatic windows, mobile phone and wallet holders and had leather seat covers in some variants.
The Daihatsu Move Custom comes with a 67 horsepower engine with a 658 cc displacement and an inline 3 cylinder configuration. It comes with a carburetor and runs on petrol only. It has 36 l of fuel tank capacity, and a very nice economy and mileage.