Perodua Kenari

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Perodua Kenari
Perodua Kenari (first generation) (front), Serdang.jpg
Manufacturer Perodua
Production 2000–2009
Body and chassis
Class Supermini
Body style 5-door mini MPV
Layout FF layout
Related Daihatsu Move
Engine 847 cc ED-DE DOHC I3
989 cc EJ-DE DOHC I3
Wheelbase 2,360 mm (92.9 in)
Length Overall - 3,460 mm (136.2 in)
Interior - 1,760 mm (69.3 in)
Width Overall - 1,500 mm (59.1 in)
Interior - 1,220 mm (48.0 in)
Height Overall - 1,660 mm (65.4 in)
Interior - 1,320 mm (52.0 in)
Curb weight 865 kg (1,907 lb) - 880 kg (1,940 lb)

The 'Perodua Kenari is a small four-seat subcompact car or supermini car produced by Malaysian automotive company Perodua. The Kenari is based on the first and second generation Daihatsu Move kei car (minicar) but is powered by an 850 cc and 1.0 cc DOHC engine. In 2004, the Perodua Kenari was given a new fascia with flush headlights. The sale of the Kenari has been discontinued in 2009. The name Kenari is a Malaysian name for canary.


Perodua Kenari (first generation) (rear), Serdang.jpg

The Kenari was offered as any one of several versions:

  • The Kenari GX/EZ, available in manual (GX) or automatic (EZ) transmissions with normal stylings. The GX variant was the first iteration of the Kenari to be released, but is no longer available for sale from Perodua. In the past there also a more basic version came simply with a solid body color with unpainted front and rear bumpers.
  • Kenari AERO GX/EZ, available in manual (GX) or automatic (EZ) transmissions with an aero kits.
  • Kenari RS, sold with sporty accessories similar to the Daihatsu Move Custom but available only with an automatic transmission.
Perodua Kenari Aero Sport



  • Engine =989 cc EJ-DE DOHC I3
  • Max power=54.31 hp/5200 r/min
  • Max torque=88.00Nm./3200 r/min
  • Top speed=155 km/H
  • 0-60 MPH(0–96 km/H)=12.3 S
  • 0–100 km/H=12.5 s
  • Fuel efficiency=4.8l/100 km (constant 80 km/H driving)
Perodua Kenari Engine compartment

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