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Daihatsu Esse 2005 - 2011 Prices in Pakistan, Pictures and Reviews

( 1st Generation )

Daihatsu Esse
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Daihatsu Esse Overview

The 1st Generation Daihatsu Esse was introduced in 2005.Daihatsu Esse is a front engine front/four wheel drive 5-door kei car. The Model name “Esse” stands for “Eco, Smart, Simple and Easy” according to Daihatsu. At the time of the launch, Daihatsu Esse 1st Generation was the cheapest car available to purchase in Japan. The Daihatsu Esse 1st Generation was available in 2 distinct styles Esse or Esse Custom. Production of the 1st Generation Daihatsu Esse lasted for 7 years and Daihatsu halted the production in 2011.The price of the Daihatsu Esse 1st Generation was very competitive when compared with other cars in the same class available in the local market.

Exterior

The exterior of the Daihatsu Esse features a unique design language. The front end and houses angular side swept headlights, a small slim grille, a large air intake and an outward sticking bumper. The sloping rear end houses angular stacked vertical side swept taillights, a largely curved bumper and a small standard case hatchback. The Daihatsu Esse Custom features a very slightly more sporty design language. The front end houses a larger front bumper and standard circular fog lights. The rear end houses a larger rear bumper and a top-mounted spoiler. The overall exterior of the 1st Generation Daihatsu Esse features a fairly unique and distinctive design language that is able to stand out amongst its competition.

Interior

The interior of the 1st Generation Daihatsu Esse features the use of beige plastic trim pieces. The front and rear seats are covered in fabric. Standard features include power steering, power windows, power lock doors, stereo speaker audio system, air conditioning and a tachometer. Features on the higher end L variant include keyless entry, front fog lights and a rear windscreen wiper. The higher end X variant includes rear fog lights and rear power windows. The overall interior of the Daihatsu Esse features a decent amount of interior space in the front but a lack of interior space in the rear, it also offers a good level of comfort and refinement.

Engine

Engine
0.66 Liter DOHC 12 Valve Inline-3 58bhp@7200RPM

Gearbox
4-Speed Manual Transmission
3-Speed Automatic Transmission
5-Speed Automatic Transmission

Mileage

The 1st Generation Daihatsu Esse can achieve an average of up to 19KM/L making for an estimated driving range of up to 684KM from the compact kei cars 36-Liter fuel tank.

Competitor

The main competitors of the Daihatsu Esse 1st Generation are the Suzuki Alto, Subaru R1, Mitsubishi eK, Honda N One, Nissan Moco and Subaru Pleo.

Specifications

0.66 Liter DOHC 12 Valve Inline-3 58bhp@7200RPM

Pros & Cons

Pros
Small exterior dimensions
Very economical
Comfortable interior
Good ride quality
FWD as standard while AWD can be had as an option.

Cons
Not spacious

Daihatsu Esse Imported Versions

Daihatsu Esse News

Daihatsu Esse Discussions

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Daihatsu Esse Reviews

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Nice Car

Posted by Anonymous on Sep 04, 2017

The car doesn't look that good but is extremely cheap to buy. Ride is comfortable and suspension is good as well. Ground clearence is low but drive is fine. I hope that people appreciate the car ra...