Toyota Avanza is a car manufactured in Indonesia by the Daihatsu, which marketed in two brands of Toyota Avanza and Daihatsu Xenia. This car was made at the Gaikindo Auto Expo in 2003 and sold 100,000 units during the year. The name "Avanza" is derived from Italian "avanzato", which means "improvement".
Special version of the Avanza (S Type) was launched in the end of 2004 using Toyota VVTi engine. The launch of this version is also intended as "Test Market" for the development plan All Avanza-Xenia VVTi and Automatic Edition. This special edition also comes with automatic transmission. Only 200 units of Avanza (S Type) was produced.
At the end of 2006, It has launched the New Avanza-Xenia with changes in appearance, accessories, performance improvements and new engine technology that complements VVTi all versions. At the end of 2006 also launched the New S-Type (1.5 S VVTi) which is the most complete version with engine capacity of 1500cc VVTi, Rear Parking Sensors, ABS braking technology and Alloy 15" Velg Wheels. VVTi 1500cc engine used by Toyota Avanza has a specification that exactly the same as Toyota Rush. New S-Type is available in two choices of transmissions, manual and automatic.
Toyota Avanza is also marketed in several countries in Asia Pacific such as Malaysia (Version 1.5G comes with airbags), Thailand, and Philippines, and even in South Africa and Mexico. While Daihatsu Xenia sold in the People's Republic of China with a configuration of 4-cylinder 1500cc engine capacity like the Avanza.
Both the Toyota Avanza and Daihatsu Xenia, use the same chassis and body base and produced under supervision by Astra Daihatsu and Astra Toyota Motor. For 1300CC engine (K3-VE) Toyota Avanza and Daihatsu Xenia using the same machine. Differences in both there are additional completeness, quality and variety of interior accessories. Toyota Avanza is also exported to Malaysia in the form of Completely Knocked Down and factory assembled by Perodua Manufacturing Sdn. Bhd..
Currently, Toyota Avanza specialize in 2 types of engine capacity (4 cylinder 1300CC, and 4-cylinder 1500cc), while the twin model of the Daihatsu Xenia Avanza use 2 types of lower-capacity engine (3 cylinder 1000 cc, and 4 cylinder 1300 cc) . K3-VE engine and 3SZ-VE engine is identical to that used by Daihatsu GranMax.
The types of Toyota Avanza and Daihatsu Xenia below represents official variants that are sold to markets in Indonesia. Variants, performance, accessories and fittings may differ in each country.
Marketed by Dealer Auto2000, Tunas Toyota, Toyota Nasmoco and Astrido
- Avanza 1.3E (1300CC) DOHC I4 Engine Valves K3-VE/16 VVTi EFI - Manual (86 hp)
- Avanza 1.3G (1300CC) DOHC I4 Engine Valves K3-VE/16 VVTi EFI - Manual (86 hp)
- Avanza 1.3S (1300CC) I4 EFI DOHC Engine Valves K3-VE/16 VVTi - Automatic (86 hp, Special Edition - No Longer Manufactured)
- Avanza 1.5S (1500cc) I4 EFI DOHC Engine 3SZ-VE/16 VVTi ABS Valves - Manual and Automatic (110 hp)
Dipasarkan oleh Dealer Daihatsu Astra International (DAI), Tunas Daihatsu, Nasmoco dan Astrido Daihatsu
- Xenia 1.0Mi (1000cc) I3 Engine EJ-VE/12 Valves DOHC EFI VVTi - Manual (50 hp)
- Xenia 1.0Li (1000cc) I3 Engine EJ-VE/12 Valves DOHC EFI VVTi - Manual (50 hp)
- Xenia 1.3Xi (1300cc) I4 Engine K3-VE/16 Valves DOHC EFI VVTi - Manual (86 hp)
Features listed below are standard fittings found on all versions and models of the Toyota Avanza and Daihatsu Xenia (VVTi Series) manufactured from late 2006 until today.
- 13 "Wheels Wheels (1000cc models)
- 14 "Wheels Wheels (1300CC models)
- 3-spoke Urethane Steering Wheels (4-spoke to the output 2009 and above)
- collapsible Steering Column
- 4-speaker audio system with radio and cassette playback
- 50:50 folding 2nd row seats
- 100:0 folding 3rd row seats
- Hydrolic Power Steering System
- Indiglow Speedometer
- RPM Meter Indicator (1300CC and 1500cc models)
- MacPherson Strut Suspension
- All windows equipped with power windows (except type Mi)
- Warning lights on information meters for Various safety and engine systems
- Air-conditioning with rear blower (Toyota Avanza 1.3G and 1.5S)
- Rear right-left side console box (only available in the types of Toyota Avanza)
- Global Outstanding Assessment (GOA) body
- 3-Point Seat Belts Guard
- Alarm system with engine immobiliser, siren, cabin sensors, and auto door locks
- foglamps and high-mount stop light
- Child Lock Protector
- Outer Mirrors with Turning Signal
- Rear and front wiper
Features listed below are the completeness of which is only found in versions and Avanza models with a capacity of 1500cc VVTi engine (Avanza S-Type), produced from late 2006 until today.
- 15 "wheels (1500cc models)
- Chromed Front Grille With 2 Row Ornament, door handles, backdoor garnish, shift bang
- Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) 
- Digital Tripmeter
- Digital Clock
- Silver Paint Instrument Panel
- Rear Parking Sensors
- Outer Electric Side Mirrors with Turning Signal
- Rear Window Defogger
- Built-in Stereo Front Side Double Tweeter
- 2-Din Head Unit CD Player With MP3 Playback Cassete
- Indiglow Speedometer with Gear Shift Indicator (In Automatic Transmission Only)
- Genuine Toyota Side Visor
- All Seat Head Rest
- All Seat Belt Safety
- Front and rear bumper spoiler
- Side Skirting
Toyota Avanza Galleries
The items listed below is a package of accessories and additional variations that can be used and installed in all versions and models or Xenia Avanza (VVTi Series) manufactured from late 2006 until today.
- Front and rear bumper spoiler
- Side Skirting
- Front and rear bumper guard
- Muffler cutter
- Rear Step Cover
- Roof Rack
- Body Side protection list
- Ornament Assy Back Door
- Windows Side Visor
- Cargo Net
Package Options and Modifications
The items listed below is a modification package that has been and never installed on the Toyota Avanza and Daihatsu Xenia. The packages listed below also have available a special version Avanza-Xenia that can be easily installed.
- Super Charger
- Turbo Charger
- SRS Airbag
- Water Injection
- Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT Matic)
- Electric Power Steering System
- Auto Retractable Mirror