Daihatsu Commercial Vehicles for Sale in Sri Lanka
The outstanding legacy of the Daihatsu Motor Corporation goes as far back as 110 years, when this company was first established as the Hatsudoki Seizo Co., Ltd in 1907. From its get go, Daihatsu started specializing in small size yet highly productive vehicles that were targeted at middle class consumers and small scale businesses. This strategy of Daihatsu paid off, when the company’s lineup of mini size vehicles started to become popular, among the working class vehicle buyers in Japan.
Currently headquartered in the city of Ikeda, within the Osaka Prefecture, in Japan, the company changed its name from Hatsudoki Seizo to its current version, the Daihatsu Motor Co., Ltd in 1951. To improve its business prospects Daihatsu went into a business partnership with the Toyota Motor Corporation in 1967, which has lasted to this date, helping the organization to spread its wings with the support of Toyota throughout the world.
Daihatsu Commercial Vehicles in Sri Lanka
Without a surprise, Daihatsu has a unique place among the automobile market of Sri Lanka. Being one of the oldest surviving Japanese vehicle manufacturers, Daihatsu is also one of the oldest Japanese made vehicle brands to be offered through an authorized distributor in Sri Lanka. As a result, the brand has managed to gather a solid loyal customer base, who primarily comes from the middle class consumers of Sri Lanka
For the longest duration of time, Daihatsu was offered to local vehicle buyers through its official importer, the Uni Walkers. The company continues to provide vehicles to the local customer base, while also offering servicing options as well as spare parts and accessories to those who have decided to buy a Daihatsu in Sri Lanka. Overall, if someone wants a small economic vehicle that can also handle a lot of challenging daily tasks, then a Daihatsu made commercial vehicle might be the ideal vehicle for you.
5 Reasons to Buy a Daihatsu Commercial Vehicle
Superb compact form factor that easily allows Daihatsu commercial vehicles to move along the tight roads seen in Sri Lanka
Outstanding fuel efficiency on local roads, even without the implementation of an additional fuel saving technology
Automobile technology that comes with the direct support of Toyota, which gives a clear statement about the quality of Daihatsu made vehicles
Sturdy and rugged yet nifty designs that makes Daihatsu an ideal brand for the type of climatic conditions seen in our country
Daihatsu provides a wide range of options and features, to a reasonable price range that makes the brand one of the best value for money offers in its class
Top Best Selling Daihatsu Commercial Vehicle Models in Sri Lanka
These are the most popular Daihatsu Commercial Vehicles (Vans, Trucks, and Buses etc...), sold in Sri Lanka.
- Daihatsu Hijet Truck
The Daihatsu Hijet Truck is without a doubt the most popular commercial grade vehicle from Daihatsu that is available for buying in Sri Lanka. Unlike most other medium duty and heavy-duty commercial vehicles, the Daihatsu Hijet Truck caters to a unique market that wants a vehicle that can tackle most cargo transporting activities without having to spend a lot of money and resources in the process. Due to this, the Daihatsu Hijet Truck comes with an admirable engine train that is powered using a 660 cc three-cylinder engine that can produce nearly 40 kW of power and more than 60 Nm of torque. As a result, the Daihatsu Hijet Truck can reach a top speed of roughly around 100 km/h and an acceleration of around 13 seconds, from zero to 100 km/h, making it a nifty competitor for most commercial cargo transporters seen in Sri Lanka.
If you would like to know more about the Daihatsu Hijet Truck, then remember to read our in-depth review about this vehicle here at Carmudi Sri Lanka.
Daihatsu Hijet Truck Hybrid Model: Available
Price of the Daihatsu Hijet Truck (As Of 2016): Reconditioned vehicles, between Rs. 1,200,000 to Rs. 1,400,000
Used vehicles, between Rs. 475,000 to Rs. 1,375,000
Other notable Daihatsu Commercial Vehicle models found in Sri Lanka includes the Daihatsu Bakery Box and the Daihatsu Freezer.
Daihatsu Commercial Hybrid Vehicles Found in Sri Lanka
The Daihatsu Motor Corporation, similar to the majority of other vehicle manufacturers in the world has conducted numerous experiments with regard to alternative fuel saving technologies. In fact, Daihatsu’s experiments goes as far back as the 1970’s, at a time where there was an oil crisis that proved the need for alternative fuel vehicles. As a result, Daihatsu build a number of fully electric prototype vehicles and later experimented with the Hybrid fuel technology. The Hybrid technology that Daihatsu eventually developed was called the “Daihatsu Mild Hybrid System” and it included Hybrid versions of some of the company’s popular models such as the Daihatsu Mebius and the Daihatsu Altis as well as the Daihatsu Hijet Hybrid-IV. Nevertheless, as of now, the Hybrid versions of these vehicles might be a bit difficult to find within the Sri Lankan market, though with rising fuel costs this can be expected to change in the near future.
Availability of Daihatsu Commercial Vehicles in Sri Lanka
As of 2016, for a buyer who wants to buy a Daihatsu branded commercial vehicle can do so by getting in contact with the authorized distributor for the Daihatsu brand in Sri Lanka, the Uni Walkers (Pvt) Ltd, which is now a subsidiary of the Softlogic Holdings in Sri Lanka. However, this is not the only available option for buyers as Daihatsu vehicles are also available through a number of third party vehicle resellers, who can be found within the cities mentioned below.
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New, Reconditioned and Used Daihatsu Commercial Vehicles for Sale in Colombo
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New, Reconditioned and Used Daihatsu Commercial Vehicles for Sale in Kurunegala
Did You Know?
Even though most Sri Lankan's might not know, Daihatsu has also produced motorcycles, with even some of its models having a fully electric drivetrain.