2016 Toyota Passo — 2016 Toyota Passo highlights current auto market in Japan. This hatchback was reported to bring so many interesting upgrades. On its class, this car is considered as the most frugal one. Even though it may not be delivered to your country, the following details should be interesting to know.
2016 Toyota Passo Specifications
Power and Specs
This 2016 Toyota Passo city hatchback is empowered by KR-FE in-line three petrol 1.0 liter engine. The engine produces 68 hp or 69 ps with 67 lb ft or 69 Nm torque performance. The particular engine will be paired with CVT gearbox for the transmission. As for the configuration, this car will be offered in two options including front-wheel-drive and all-wheel-drive. Fort the FWD, the fuel economy rate reaches 65.9 mpg, and 57.3 mpg for the AWD. To improve driving experience, this car is also completed with Assist II. The X, L package, base X and Moda trim will not get this addition.
Exterior and Interior
This car is available on 12 color options with two trims including the standard and Moda grade. For the Moda trim, the body of 2016 Toyota Passo will get two tones color for even more attractive looking. The entire body panels wear high tensile strength steel for firm and safety.
The back door and front fenders are made of resin for lighter weight of car. The wheels are improved into better design, performance, and efficiency. It should improve driving experience as well. The interior gets moderate expansion on the new trim. The instrument panel is set in horizontal setting. Several trim gets exclusive touches including seat fabric, audio cluster, side registering, and refined finish. 2016 Toyota Passo won’t be luxurious but nice enough for city drive.
2016 Toyota Passo Release Date and Price
Toyota hasn’t made any announcement concerning on the release date. However, it seems that Japan buyers can already place their order for this new city hatchback. The standard trim of 2016 Toyota Passo is offered in 1,150,200 yen or $10,595. Meanwhile, the Moda trim should be offered starting from 1,431,000 yen or $13,185 base price. Those are pretty nice prices, especially considering the specs it offers to buyers.
Toyota makes pretty good work with this city hatchback. It should be a great alternative for young drivers, and most people who hate driving a big car in a crowded city. This car is rumored to be delivered in Japan only, but other reports mentioned it to be globally delivered. Let’s see Toyota’s plan on this new 2016 Toyota Passo.
|Model car||2016 Toyota Passo|
|Engine||KR-FE inline three petrol 1.0 liter|
|Torque||67 lb ft of torque|
|Dimension||3,650mm L x 1,665mm W x 1,525mm H|
|Standard Trim Price||1,150,200 yen|
|Passo Moda trim Price||1,431,000 yen|
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