Japan

Toyota

60001188A

1st

Townace

Released date : 1976/10/ 4

body type

Van

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  • Specification
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Grade 1200_Standard 1200_Deluxe 1600_Deluxe
Model type
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weight
Model type H-KR10V-JREJ H-KR10V-JDJ H-TR10V-JDJ
Curb mass(kg) 965 985 1030
Dimensions Length(mm) 3990 3990 3990
Width(mm) 1650 1650 1650
Height(mm) 1760 1760 1760
Wheelbase(mm) 2195 2195 2195
Engine Engine code 3K-J 3K-J 2T-J
Engine type Water-cooled, in-line 4-cylinder, OHV Water-cooled, in-line 4-cylinder, OHV Water-cooled, in-line 4-cylinder, OHV
Displacement(cm3) 1166 1166 1588
Max. output kW/(PS)/r.pm -/64/5800 -/64/5800 -/93/6000
* The specifications are those of representative model grades.
* Max. output represents a net rating.
* The model numbers of these vehicles are KR10V, TR10V, TR11G.
The Townace was placed on the market in October 1976 as an intermediate model between the Liteace and the Hiace. Initially, the Townace consisted of two lines: vans accommodating 3 or 6 passengers (with a 1,200 cc 64 PS engine and a 1,600 cc 93 PS engine, respectively) and an 8-seater wagon (with a 1,600 cc 85 PS engine). Trucks were added to the lineup in October 1978, including low-deck, high-deck, and "just low" models. The wagon featured 3-row seating with second- and third-row seats that could be laid fully flat, and the third-row seats could be folded to expand the luggage space. Initially, the inline 4-cylinder engine located directly under the front seats had a displacement of either 1,200 cc or 1,600 cc.

The 1,200 cc engine was replaced with a 1,300 cc 69 PS engine in February 1978. In October that year, the wagon version enhanced its engine to one with 1,800 cc and 92 PS, and high-roof models with heights of 1,975 mm and 1,990 mm were newly added. In December 2008, the wagon substantially expanded its variety and optional equipment, adding 3-speed automatic and 5-speed manual transmission models with sliding second-row seats that could be made to face either forward or backward, and the Grand Extra model with its lavish interior comparable to a luxury sedan. The model expansion reflected the rapid rise in demand for 1-box wagons. In February 1982, a camper package called the Canyon was added to the line, featuring a sunroof/moonroof, bunk beds, powered curtains, and bronze-tinted glass.
Plant DAIHATSU MOTOR CO., LTD., Toyota Auto Body Co.,Ltd. [from Oct. 1982]
A combination of "town" and "ace."
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