Released date : 2002/ 7/ 2

body type

Station Wagon


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Grade 2WD_1.5_VVT-i _F 4WD_1.5_VVT-i_F
Model type
Curb mass(kg) 1030 1110
Dimensions Length(mm) 4195 4195
Width(mm) 1690 1690
Height(mm) 1510 1515
Wheelbase(mm) 2550 2550
Engine Engine code 1NZ-FE 1NZ-FE
Engine type In-line 4-cylinder, DOHC In-line 4-cylinder, DOHC
Displacement(cm3) 1496 1496
Max. output kW/(PS)/r.pm 80/109/6000 80/109/6000
* The specifications are those of representative model grades.
* Max. output represents a net rating.
* The model numbers of these vehicles are NCP58G(1500), NCP59G(1500).
The Probox and its sister vehicle Succeed were introduced in July 2002 as new lines of vans and wagons, developed primarily as commercial-use vehicles.

The Probox was positioned as a compact vehicle to succeed the Corolla van and the Sprinter van, whereas the Succeed was classified as a medium-sized vehicle to replace the Caldina van. Both Probox and Succeed lines consisted of commercial-use van and passenger-oriented wagon models.

In order to provide ample interior space for enhanced utility, these vehicles were made relatively tall, and the side and back windows were almost perpendicular to the ground. To flatten the cargo room floor, the rear suspension featured shock absorbers that were angled toward the rear, as well as a specially developed 4-link system with barrel-shaped nonlinear coil springs. The Probox and the Succeed differed slightly in cabin room length and the body length. With the Probox van, the length of the cargo room and the cargo carrying capacity were 1,310 mm and 400 kg, respectively, assuming the presence of two passengers. With the Succeed van, the figures were 1,830 mm and 450 kg.

The engine lineup consisted of three engines, including 1.3-liter (2NZ-FE) and 1.5-liter (1NZ-FE) gasoline engines and a 1.4-liter common rail diesel engine (1ND-TV). (The diesel engine option was discontinued in September 2007.) The wagon model, which did not offer a diesel option, was designed with attention to ride comfort and spaciousness for rear passengers. The transmission was either a 4-speed automatic or a 5-speed manual. The front-engine, front-wheel-drive layout was standard, and a V-flex full-time 4-wheel-drive version was also available for the 1.5-liter gasoline engine model. In April 2003, a model fitted with a 1.5-liter compressed natural gas (CNG) engine (1NZ-FNE) was also made available, featuring reduced CO2 emissions. In August 2005, all models were equipped with a manual headlamp leveling system to compensate for the upward tilt of the beam caused by the vehicle load, thus reducing the glare for drivers in the opposite lane.
Plant Kyoto plant(Daihatsu Motor CO.,Ltd.)
A combination of "professional" and "box."

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