Released date : 1982/11/ 8

body type

Station Wagon


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Grade 2000EFI_Royal Lounge_Sky Light Roof 1800_Super Extra_Sky Light Roof 2000_Royal Lounge_Sky Light Roof
Model type
Model type E-YR21G-MQZE E-YR20G-MEZ(S) N-CR21G-MQZX
Curb mass(kg) 1370 1310 1345
Dimensions Length(mm) 4315 4315 4315
Width(mm) 1685 1685 1685
Height(mm) 1950 1950 1950
Wheelbase(mm) 2235 2235 2235
Engine Engine code 3Y-EU 2Y-U 2C-T
Engine type Water-cooled, in-line 4-cylinder, OHV Water-cooled, in-line 4-cylinder, OHV Water-cooled, in-line 4-cylinder, OHC
Displacement(cm3) 1998 1812 1974
Max. output kW(PS)/r.p.m. -/97/4800 -/95/5200 -/82/4500
* The specifications are those of representative model grades.
* Max. output represents a net rating. In the above table, digits separated by slashes ( / / ) stand for kW, PS, and r.p.m., respectively.
* The model numbers of these vehicles are YR21G, YR20G, YR28G, CR21G, CR28G, YR30G, CR30G.
The second-generation Townace wagon was released in November 1982, and the Masterace Surf was also introduced as a sister model in response to brisk demand for 1-box wagons. A medium roof (slightly higher than that of the Townace Van) was standard for the wagon, and a higher roof version was also made available. Both body types offered an optional twin moonroof.

Initially, the only available engine was a 4-cylinder, 1,800 cc unit with 95 PS dubbed LASRE 2Y. A choice between a 5-speed manual transmission and a 4-speed automatic transmission with overdrive (the first for this type of vehicle) was offered. The leaf spring rear suspension was replaced with a 4-link coil rigid suspension with a lateral rod. A wide range of accessories were available, including a refrigerator/warmer with ice maker, a 7-speaker audio system, and a color TV. A diesel model with a 1,974 cc 72 PS power plant was added in April 1983, and a sporty model with a 2,000 cc 115 PS EFI engine was added in May 1984. A new turbo diesel model (1,974 cc 88 PS) was introduced in August 1984, followed by part-time 4-wheel-drive models (with a 2,000 cc 97 PS gasoline engine or an 82 PS turbo diesel engine) with a sub transmission in November 1985 and a skylight roof model in August 1985, further increasing model variations. An electronically controlled suspension (TEMS) was adopted in September 1987.

In a minor model change in January 1992, the Liteace line became a derivative of the Townace line, sharing the latter's body.
Plant DAIHATSU MOTOR CO., LTD., Toyota Auto Body Co.,Ltd.
A combination of "town" and "ace."

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