The release of the Daihatsu Pyzar minivan began in August 1996. In some markets, the car was called the Grand Move. Production of the model lasted for six years and ended in August 2002. The successor to the Pyzar was Daihatsu YRV.
A similar model is the Daihatsu Charade, and among other manufacturers is the Mazda Demio. Pyzar is designed on the chassis of Daihatsu Charade. Produced 42 different versions of Daihatsu Pyzar, differing powertrains, transmission type, configuration and the presence or absence of all-wheel drive. In 1999, the exterior of the Pyzar was subjected to a minor facelift: the front end changed and new headlights appeared. Dimensions of the 5-door 5-seater body 4080/1640/1610 mm with a wheelbase of 2395 mm and a track 1385/1395 mm. Vehicle curb weight - 1080 kg. The height of the ground clearance is 150 mm.
Standard equipment includes electric windows, electric mirrors, tinted windows, roof rails (for 4wd), rear wiper, tachometer, central locking, key with remote door opening, salon-transformer, air conditioning and a radio tape recorder. Roomy interior (internal dimensions 1730/1355/1300 mm), with two rows of seats, if desired, transformable into a sleeping place. The rear seat backrest folds at a ratio of 50:50; with a fully folded rear seat, the length of the luggage compartment reaches 1.50 m. Initially, the car was equipped with a 4-cylinder 16-valve 1.5-liter petrol engines HE-EG SOHC, and for Japan they had a power of 100 hp. and torque 128 Nm, and for export markets - 90 hp and 119 Nm.
Since September 1997, four-cylinder 16-valve 1.6-liter HD-EP SOHC engines with 115 hp / 6300 rpm and 140 Nm / 3600 rpm were also used in the domestic market. Since 1999, cars with such engines began to be exported, though their power and torque were lower (91 hp, 126 Nm). The average consumption of AI-92 gasoline for a car with a 115-hp power unit, mechanical transmission and all-wheel drive is 7.2 liters per 100 km; with automatic transmission - 1 l more. Both engines were installed transversely and aggregated with 5-speed manual or 4-speed automatic transmissions.
In the basic version of the Pyzar front-wheel drive car; for the Japanese market were produced and versions with all-wheel drive, they were equipped with 1.6-liter engines. Front ventilated disc brakes, rear - drum. Both in the front and in the rear suspension, McPherson strut struts and coil springs are used, and a stabilizer is also installed in front. The standard tire size is 175 / 65R14 82S. Steering gear-rack with power. The minimum turning radius of the car is 4.5 m. Passive safety in the car is provided by two airbags, a stiffness amplifier in the doors, 3-point seat belts with tensioners and latches, and a special mounting for the child seat.