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, 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 hatchback cars of the past and even today. One of such cars that have been on the roads of Pakistan is the Daihatsu Esse.The Daihatsu Esse is 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 Esse cars on the roads.
The Daihatsu Esse 2018 price in Pakistan is moderate with another Japanese car. The reason is that this car has all those specifications which Toyota and Honda sedans have.This car has made its place in the market very quickly, the public is also appreciating this car. So the Daihatsu Esse 2014 is sold in Pakistan for around to 8 to 10 lac rupees depending on the model and auction sheet.
The Daihatsu Esse is itself quite popular because it is one of the very few comfortable compact cars with all the specs of a good sedan car, but the other famous competitors were Ek Custom, Mira.
The Daihatsu Esse Japanese was imported in 2007 and gained popularity for its compact design, initially, it came as simple Move, then there were a lot of changes made over, and now it is popular as Daihatsu Esse DAB which has more cc engine.
Daihatsu Esse Japanese is a compact family car and had the good enough capacity of 4 to 5 persons, it is a small hatchback car with 5 doors, including the rear opening.It is considered to be one of the most spacious and decent hatchback 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, also keeping in mind that it is a hatchback, it is not as congested as other hatchback cars.It comes with small elegant simple 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 Esse comes with a very humble interior but does have the noticeable technology for its time back then and the Daihatsu Move is way better now in terms of interior, the Daihatsu Esse has a beige plastic dashboard with a stereo player, a speedometer, a lighter and ashtray, air conditioner, heater. The Daihatsu Esse comes with automatic windows, mobile phone and wallet holders and had leather seat covers in some variants.
Engine and Mileage
The Daihatsu Esse comes with a 59 horsepower with 7200 RPM, 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.