The Daihatsu Terios is a small SUV, first published in 1997 by the Japanese automaker Daihatsu. The engine was a modified Daihatsu Charade 1.3-liter or 660 cc engine KEIC with quattro permanent four-wheel or two wheels. That comes in a 5-speed manual or four-speed automatic. The width of the first generation Daihatsu Terios is less than 1500 to comply with regulatory KEIC. KEIC Terios is shorter, without a second pillar of the window to complete the regulation of the length of the KEIC is.
In 2000, the Daihatsu Terios a mild facelift on both the exterior and the interior of the vehicle. The new chrome grille to replace the black plastic grille. High-level model was also electric front windows, central locking, rear seat head restraints, alloy wheels, roof bars and rear spoiler. Mechanically, the 1.3-liter SOHC four-cylinder engine installed in the previous model was replaced by a new 1.3-liter DOHC four-cylinder. Power was also increased to 3 kW (4 HP). Sport version of K3-VET engine produced in Japan several years.
The first generation of the Daihatsu Terios is also known as the Toyota Cami. Malaysia and China, the car is assembled locally as Perodua Perodua Kemba as the logo and FAW Huali Dario Terios.
Zotye 2008 is obviously bootleg, unauthorized copying of a car, which caused some controversy.
In Indonesia, this car is known as the Daihatsu Taruna has a longer body at the base of the rear can accommodate 7 people. Taruna launch in 1999 with different facelite a 1589cc petrol engine HD-C. Taruna's name, which translates to "young gentleman" in Indonesia, says the new car's youthful vigor, excitement and high potential is available in three grades:. CS Standard, Deluxe CX, sport and CSX. Prices start at about 90 million rupees (about $ 13 750 in the U.S.).