Good Priced Toyota Passo for Sale in Tanzania
Over the past decade there has been an increase in number of subcompact cars in Tanzania through importation. One of the most popular subcompact cars currently in Tanzania is the Toyota Passo. There are so many reasons why the people of Tanzania seem to love the Passo even though it is not officially marketed by Toyota Motors in the country. Therefore most Tanzanians buy used Toyota Passo which are even considered to be good in condition and at a relatively affordable price.
Toyota Passo is a product of the Japanese car manufacturers Daihatsu and Toyota which is also sold in two other different nameplates namely Daihatsu Boon and Daihatsu Sirion in foreign markets. The production of Toyota Passo began in 2004 for the first generation models and after 6 years of sales the second generation was released.
What to know when Buying Toyota Passo
The second generation Toyota Passo is still currently being produced and sold in the Japanese market. But since Toyota Tanzania doesn't distribute new Toyota Passo in Tanzania, there are large numbers of first generation Passo cars being imported and sold in the country. The most essential information that Tanzanians need to know about the used Toyota Passo cars for sale in Tanzania are the technical features and price range.
Performance and Specifications of Toyota Passo
- First generation Toyota Passo was launched in 2004 to 2010
- Second generation Toyota Passo was launched in 2010 to present
Toyota Passo comes with a 1.0 Liter or 1.3 Liter petrol engine as well as both front-wheel drive and four-wheel drive. The 1.0 Liter petrol engine empowers 68 horsepower while the 1.3 Liter petrol engine uses 94 horsepower. The Passo has a transmission option of 5-speed manual or 4-speed automatic for customers to choose. The latest Toyota Passo is equipped with "Continuously Variable Transmission" CVT that gives it a high fuel efficiency ability.
How is the design of Toyota Passo
The design of the Toyota Passo represents the beauty of simplicity in the form of a 5-door hatchback. There is also the opportunity to choose from nine different body colors with a recent addition of three more colors. It's front exterior is made up of a center-emphasized bumper that fits to a two-tiered front grille and halogen headlights.
The interior comprises a spacious cabin with Jacquard woven seat covers that is suitable to seat five adults comfortably offering enough legroom for the rear seat passengers. Adjustable rear seats are also provided in the Passo to create a flat space for extra luggage space. Other advanced features that can found inside Toyota Passo are the Smart Entry and Start System, Automatic Air-Conditioning System and many more.
What are the distinctive features of Toyota Passo
There are some safety features of the Toyota Passo that stands out in the category of subcompact cars which includes its body designed to minimize head or leg injury to pedestrians in terms of collision. Other unique and exclusive attribute is the Vehicle Stability Control & Traction Control system which is an optional safety feature for all second generation Passo.
Toyota Passo Price in Tanzania
The most common way to buy Passo in Tanzania is going for used version. Imported or locally used Toyota Passo for sale in Tanzania are sold at different prices because of its condition and year of manufacture. The price range of used Toyota Passo for sale at Jumia Car Tanzania are;
- 2001 Toyota Passo - 2004 Toyota Passo: Tshs 7,500,000 - Tshs 9,000,000
- 2005 Toyota Passo - 2007 Toyota Passo: Tshs 8,000,000 - Tshs 12,500,000
What are the general impressions of Toyota Passo
Toyota Passo has won the hearts of Tanzanians over the years as a vehicle suitable for small families and young professionals or students who are looking for an affordable and durable car. It's a car that is equipped with power and capability to travel long distances and a very low fuel consumption rate.