Daihatsu Tanto

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Daihatsu Tanto
Daihatsu Tanto 01.jpg
Manufacturer Daihatsu
Production 2003-present
Body and chassis
Class Kei car
Body style 5-door hatchback mpv
Layout FF layout or 4WD
Related Daihatsu Copen
Daihatsu Esse
Daihatsu Mira
Daihatsu Move
Daihatsu Sonica
Engine 659 cc petrol
Transmission 3 speed automatic
4 speed automatic
Wheelbase 2,440 mm (96.1 in)
Length 3,395 mm (133.7 in)
Width 1,475 mm (58.1 in)
Height 1,725 mm (67.9 in)
Curb weight 890 kg (1,962 lb)

The Daihatsu Tanto was introduced at the 2003 Tokyo show as a concept vehicle based on the Daihatsu Move's 'tall' body style. The car was introduced into the Japanese market in 2003. The Tanto is a Kei car. Among the main features of this car is an ordinary right side rear door while on the left side, the rear door is a sliding door without an intermediate pillar. The Tanto Custom was added in July 2005.

Daihatsu Tanto FCHV[edit]

In 2005, the Tanto FCHV was introduced at the Tokyo show. FCHV stands for fuel cell hybrid vehicle. Based on the Tanto compact MPV currently in production, this prototype adds a hydrogen tank and electric motors.[1]

Second generation[edit]

The second generation Tanto was exhibited at the 2007 Tokyo Motor Show and production started in December 2007.


  1. ^ "Channel 4". Channel 4. Retrieved 2011-04-25. 

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