Daihatsu Mira for sale in Sri Lanka
Review, images, specification, design and price of Daihatsu Mira
The Daihatsu Mira also termed the Daihatsu Cuore is a kei-car which has been in existence since 1980 and built by one of the oldest car manufacturers in Japan. The Mira is currently in its seventh generation and has managed to gain a strong underground following in Sri Lanka due to its reliability, fuel economy, build quality and performance. The most common variants of the Daihatsu Mira in Sri Lanka belong to the fifth and seventh generations.
Daihatsu Mira Review
Engine and Performance of Daihatsu Mira
The most common power train configurations for the fifth generation Daihatsu Mira in Sri Lanka were either a 659 cc EF I3 (L700/710) or a 847 cc ED-DE I3 paired with a 4/5-speed manual or 3/4 speed automatic.
The seventh generation Daihatsu Mira e:S in Sri Lanka is commonly found with a 660cc engine and is available with either a 5-speed manual or a 3-speed automatic.
Daihatsu Mira fuel consumption
On the fuel efficiency front of the 5th generation of Daihatsu Mira has been recorded between 11-14 Km/l (the lower readings were observed in the 850cc automatic version) and close to 20 Km/l on long distance trips.
The 7th generation of the Mira has been hailed by many for its fuel economy. Daihatsu claims figures leading up to 30 Km/l but under Sri Lankan conditions, the car has managed to record up to 26 Km/l on combined driving cycles.
Daihatsu Mira's Exterior Design and Features
The fifth generation design was loved by many as it took on curvy design cues which were a refereshing change to the boxy shape taken by most Kei cars. The seventh generation however sees Daihatsu combining the traditional Kei designs with modern aesthetics which works to its favour.
On the options front- the fifth generation Mira came with Air conditioning, Power shutters, Power mirrors, Central locking, Power steering and an Airbag on the drivers side. The seventh generation model comes with ABS, EBD, Vehicle Stability Control, Dual SRS airbags alongside an "eco IDLE" with a pre-stop function to enhance fuel economy.
What are the Best Features of Daihatsu Mira?
The Daihatsu Mira`s reliability and build quality has helped it gain a following in Sri Lanka. The fuel economy stats of the seventh generation model have impressed many around the world and the inclusion of additional safety equipment, driving assists and the pre-stop function makes it stand out.
Daihatsu Mira price in Sri Lanka
If you intend to buy a Daihatsu Mira in Sri Lanka you will come across many used and unregistered options. The fifth generation Daihatsu Mira in Sri Lanka is priced between 900,000 - 1,400,000 Rupees based on the year of manufacture and its overall condition.
The seventh generation Daihatsu Mira in Sri Lanka is priced between 2.5 - 3 Million Rupees based on the trim level and year of manufacture. It should also be pointed out that a majority of cars from this particular generation are commonly available as unregistered cars.
Should I buy a Daihatsu Mira?
The Daihatsu Mira might not be everybody`s cup of tea. It doesn`t have to be. It’s a car that provides apt performance and savings in terms of fuel and maintenance whilst providing you absolute value for money. If you are in the market for a car with the above attributes and if you do not want to compromise on build quality, the Daihatsu Mira is definitely something that should be on your list of possibilities.