2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X limited Specs


OVERVIEW

With a fuel consumption of 48 mpg US - 57.6 mpg UK - 4.9 L/100km, a weight of 2050 lbs (930 kg), the Daihatsu Tanto 660 X limited has a 3 cylinder DOHC engine, a Regular gasoline engine KF-VE. This engine KF-VE produces a maximum power of 58.8 PS (58 bhp - 43.2 kW) at 7200 rpm and a maximum torque of 64.7 Nm (47.7 lb.ft - 6.6 kg.m) at 4000 rpm. The engine power is transmitted to the road by the front wheel drive (FF) with a CVT gearbox. For stopping power, the Daihatsu Tanto 660 X limited braking system includes drum at the rear and disk at the front. Stock tire sizes are 145/80 on 13 inch rims at the rear and 145/80 on 13 inch rims at the front. Chassis details - Daihatsu Tanto 660 X limited has torsion beam type rear suspension and strut front suspension for road holding and ride confort.

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GENERAL INFORMATION
Period of ProductionDec 2008 -
Drive Wheels - Traction - DrivetrainFF
Transmission Gearbox - Number of SpeedsCVT
Engine Size - Displacement - Engine Capacity658 cm3 or 40.1 cu-in
Frame NameDBA-L375S

DAIHATSU TANTO 660 X LIMITED SIZE, DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT
Exterior Length339.5 cm or 133.66 inches
Exterior Width147.5 cm or 58.07 inches
Exterior Height175 cm or 68.89 inches
Exterior Size (L x W x H)339.5x147.5x175 cm or 133.66x58.07x68.89 inches
Interior Length216 cm or 85.03 inches
Interior Width135 cm or 53.14 inches
Interior Height135.5 cm or 53.34 inches
Interior Size (L x W x H)216x135x135.5 cm or 85.03x53.14x53.34 inches
Wheelbase249 cm or 98.03 inches
Front Axle Length131 cm or 51.57 inches
Rear Axle Length130.5 cm or 51.37 inches
Ride Height - Ground Clearance16 cm or 6.29 inches
Weight930 kg or 2050 lbs
Num. of Seats4
Num. of Doors5
Minimum Turning Circle - Turning Diameter, m4.2
Fuel Tank Capacity9.5 US gallons
7.9 UK gallons
36 L
Seat Rows2
Front/Rear Axis Length131/130.5 cm or 51.57/51.37 inches

DAIHATSU TANTO 660 X LIMITED ENGINE TECHNICAL DATA
Engine CodeKF-VE
Maximum Power - Output - Horsepower58.8 PS or 58 bhp or 43.2 kW
Maximum Power RPM7200 rpm
Maximum Power Output58.8 PS or 58 bhp or 43 kW @ 7200 rpm
Maximum Torque64.7 Nm or 47.7 lb.ft or 6.6 kg.m
Maximum Torque RPM4000 rpm
Maximum Torque Output65 Nm or 47.7 lb.ft or 6.6 kg.m @ 4000 rpm
Engine Type - Number of Cylinders3 cylinder DOHC
Fuel TypeRegular gasoline
Fuel Consumption (10/15 mode)48 mpg US
57.6 mpg UK
4.9 L/100km
Variable Cylinder Management - VCMNo
Ecological Type2005 emission regulation 85% reduction

DAIHATSU TANTO 660 X LIMITED SUSPENSION
Front Brakes - Disc Dimensionsdisk
Rear Brakes - Disс Dimensionsdrum
Front Suspensionstrut
Rear Suspensiontorsion beam type
Front Tyres - Rims Dimensions145/80 R13
Rear Tyres - Rims Dimensions145/80 R13
Aluminium DiskNo
4WS - Four-Wheel SteeringNo
Variable Gear Ratio Steering - VGS/VGRSNo
Sport-Tuned SuspensionNo
Low Down SuspensionNo

DAIHATSU TANTO 660 X LIMITED EXTERIOR
SunroofNo
Front SpoilerNo
Rear SpoilerNo
Xenon LampsNo
Front Fog LampsNo
Rear Fog LampsNo
Ultraviolet Glass ProtectionStandart
Roof RailNo
Big SunroofNo
T Bar RoofNo
Roof EquipmentNo
Targa RoofNo
Hard TopNo
Soft Top-
Canvas Topno
Metal Top-
Magnesium WheelsNo
Side Sliding DoorNo
Sliding DoorsNo
Sliding Electric DoorStandart
Sliding Electric DoorsNo
Door Easy CloserStandart
Power Rear DoorNo
Head Lights WasherNo
Privacy GlassStandart
Winter ComplectationOption

DAIHATSU TANTO 660 X LIMITED INTERIOR
Power WindowStandart
Power SteeringStandart
Keyless EnterStandart
Cruise ControlNo
Leather SeatNo
Power Adjustable SeatsNo
Front Seat HeaterNo
Power Ajustable Front SeatNo
Removable SeatsNo
Shifter Positioninstrument panel
Steering Locatonright
Steereing Gear Typerack & pinion type with power assist
Ottoman SeatNo
Front Bench SeatStandart
Full Flat Seats 全高1550mmのセミトールスタイルで登場したマックス。4ドア+テールゲートの5ドアワゴンである。2001年のデビュー。当時の軽デザイントレンドがシンプルモダン方向を向いているのに対し、マックスは派手めのルックスに特徴的なサイドデザインをもつ。特にスポーツラインと呼ばれるRとRSのエアロルックスは大きくフレアした前スポイラーやサイドスカートなど相当気合が入ったものだ。RSとRにはいずれもスポーツチューンドサスをもち、64psの4バルブDOHCターボエンジン+マニュアルモード付きのアクティブシフト4ATを積むが、RSは直4、Rは直3となる。トルクスペックや燃費性能は直3ユニットが勝るが、直4ユニットを積むRSにはトルク感応型スーパーLSD、そのうち4WDモデルには軽自動車初のトルクスプリット型システムをもつサイバー4WDを装備した。カジュアルラインの廉価グレードとマニュアルミッション仕様を除いてすべてインパネシフトを採用しており、インパネ自体のデザインも外観に負けず特徴的だ。
Seat Position MemoryNo
Seat LifterOption
Adjustable 3rd RowNo
Walk Throught-
2nd Row Throught-
2nd Rowseparate folding
3nd Row-
Lagage BoxStandart
Engine Start ButtonStandart
EtcOption
Bucket SeatNo

DAIHATSU TANTO 660 X LIMITED SAFETY
Drivers AirbagStandart
Passengers AirbagStandart
Side AirbagOption
ABSABS with EBD ( standard )
Break AssistStandart
Parking RadarNo
Curtain AirbagsNo
2 AirbagsOption
Front MonitorNo
Sides MonitorsNo
Back MonitorNo
Active HeadrestNo
Start Stop SystemNo
Run Flat TiresNo
Air SuspensionNo
Brakes Equipment-
Collision Mitigation SystemNo
Night VisionNo
Lane Keep AssistNo
Distance Control SystemNo
SonarNo
Cenral Diff LockNo
ESCNo
Traction ControlNo
Down Hill AssistNo
AYCNo
SH-4WDNo
Isofix BarStandart
Build-in Child SeatNo
Autocorrected MirrorsOption
Rain SensorNo
Intelligent AFSNo
Alarm SystemStandart
Security AlarmStandart
Road Service-

AMENITY
Air Conditionerautoair conditioning(standard)
Air PurifierNo
RadioStandart
Autoreverse CasetteNo
CD PlayerStandart
MD PalyerNo
Navigation System-
Mesomorphic Monitor-
Traffic Jam Assist-
Audio HDDNo
DVD-audioNo
Additional Sound Equipment-
Rear Entertainment SystemNo
SpeakerStandart
AC PlugNo
Stearing Wheel HeaterNo
Rear Seats HeaterNo
HumidifierNo
Air FilterNo
Antibacterial FilterNo
Оdor AbsorberNo
DehumidifierStandart
Intelligent Parking AssistNo
Optional Navigation SystemNo

OTHER
LSDNo


- Present
- Option
- Not Present (or Dealer Option)




By Brian Wong, Reviewed by: Kurt Niebuhr, Updated on April 15, 2024
πŸ“Œ Introduction to the 2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited
πŸ“Œ Engine Specifications and Performance
πŸ“Œ Fuel Tank Capacity and Fuel Consumption
πŸ“Œ Fuel Average and MPG (Miles Per Gallon)
πŸ“Œ Dimensions and Sizes
πŸ“Œ Wheel Specifications
πŸ“Œ Trim Levels and Model Variants
πŸ“Œ Generations of the Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited
πŸ“Œ Notable Features and Technology
πŸ“Œ Safety and Crash Test Ratings
πŸ“Œ Comfort and Interior Amenities
πŸ“Œ Exterior Styling and Design
πŸ“Œ Reliability and Maintenance
πŸ“Œ Ownership Costs and Resale Value
πŸ“Œ Conclusion: The 2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited in Review
πŸ“Œ FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions about the Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited

Introduction to the 2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited

The 2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited is a compact car that was in production from December 2008 onwards. With its front-wheel-drive (FF) configuration and a continuously variable transmission (CVT) gearbox, the Tanto 660 X Limited offers a smooth and efficient driving experience.

Under the hood, it is equipped with a 658 cm3 (40.1 cu-in) engine with the code KF-VE. This 3-cylinder DOHC engine delivers a maximum power output of 58.8 PS (58 bhp) or 43.2 kW at 7200 rpm and a peak torque of 64.7 Nm (47.7 lb.ft) or 6.6 kg.m at 4000 rpm. The car's fuel type is regular gasoline, and it adheres to the 2005 emission regulation, achieving an 85% reduction in emissions.

In terms of dimensions, the Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited measures 339.5 cm (133.66 inches) in length, 147.5 cm (58.07 inches) in width, and 175 cm (68.89 inches) in height. The wheelbase spans 249 cm (98.03 inches), while the ride height or ground clearance is 16 cm (6.29 inches). The car weighs 930 kg (2050 lbs) and comes with 4 doors, offering seating for up to 4 passengers.

The interior provides a comfortable space with an interior length of 216 cm (85.03 inches), width of 135 cm (53.14 inches), and height of 135.5 cm (53.34 inches). The front and rear axle lengths are 131 cm (51.57 inches) and 130.5 cm (51.37 inches), respectively. It features a 2-seat row configuration and comes with a sliding electric door for easy entry and exit.

On the safety front, the Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited comes equipped with standard driver and passenger airbags, ABS with EBD, and brake assist. Additionally, it has an option for side airbags for enhanced protection.

With its efficient fuel consumption of 48 mpg US (57.6 mpg UK or 4.9 L/100km) in the 10/15 mode, the Tanto 660 X Limited proves to be an economical choice for daily commuting. The car's compact size and 4.2-meter minimum turning circle make it maneuverable in urban environments.

In summary, the 2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited offers practicality, fuel efficiency, and adequate safety features, making it an appealing choice for those seeking a compact and economical urban ride.

Engine Specifications and Performance

The 2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited is equipped with a reliable and efficient engine, making it a practical choice for city driving. Under its compact hood lies a 658 cm3 (40.1 cu-in) engine with the code KF-VE, featuring a 3-cylinder DOHC configuration.

This small yet capable engine delivers a maximum power output of 58.8 PS (58 bhp) or 43.2 kW at 7200 rpm, offering sufficient power for everyday commuting needs. The engine's peak torque reaches 64.7 Nm (47.7 lb.ft) or 6.6 kg.m at 4000 rpm, providing ample low-end torque for smooth acceleration and driving in urban traffic.

With a fuel type of regular gasoline and adherence to the 2005 emission regulation, the Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited boasts an 85% reduction in emissions, making it environmentally friendly.

Paired with a continuously variable transmission (CVT) gearbox, the engine ensures seamless gear transitions and optimized fuel efficiency. The CVT also contributes to the car's smooth and comfortable driving experience, reducing gear shift shock and providing smooth acceleration.

Overall, the 2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited offers a practical and efficient engine that strikes a balance between performance and fuel economy, making it an ideal choice for navigating city streets with ease.

Fuel Tank Capacity and Fuel Consumption

The 2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited is designed with practicality and fuel efficiency in mind, offering a balance between a compact size and a sufficient fuel tank capacity. The fuel tank has a capacity of 9.5 US gallons (7.9 UK gallons or 36 liters), allowing for extended driving range without frequent refueling stops.

When it comes to fuel consumption, the Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited delivers impressive efficiency, making it an economical choice for daily commuting and urban driving. In the 10/15 mode, the car achieves a fuel consumption rate of 48 mpg US (57.6 mpg UK or 4.9 L/100km). This outstanding fuel economy ensures that drivers can travel longer distances on a single tank, reducing overall fuel costs and minimizing environmental impact.

The combination of the car's fuel tank capacity and its excellent fuel efficiency makes the 2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited a practical and budget-friendly option for city dwellers and those looking for a fuel-efficient vehicle. With fewer stops at the gas station and reduced fuel expenses, it offers convenience and peace of mind to its owners while contributing to a greener and more sustainable driving experience.

Fuel Average and MPG (Miles Per Gallon)

The 2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited is known for its exceptional fuel efficiency, making it a cost-effective choice for daily commuting and city driving. The car's fuel average, measured in Miles Per Gallon (MPG), showcases its impressive fuel economy and economical operation.

In the 10/15 mode, the Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited achieves a remarkable fuel consumption rate of 48 MPG US (57.6 MPG UK or 4.9 L/100km). This impressive fuel average ensures that drivers can cover long distances with minimal fuel consumption, resulting in fewer visits to the gas station and reduced fuel expenses.

The car's efficient engine and aerodynamic design contribute to its excellent fuel economy, providing owners with savings in the long run and contributing to a greener and more sustainable driving experience.

With its high fuel average and MPG rating, the 2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited offers practicality and fuel efficiency, making it an ideal choice for urban driving and daily use. Whether navigating busy city streets or embarking on longer journeys, this fuel-efficient vehicle proves to be a budget-friendly and environmentally conscious option for drivers seeking a reliable and economical ride.

Dimensions and Sizes

The 2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited boasts a compact and practical design, making it easy to maneuver in urban settings while providing ample interior space for passengers and cargo.

Measuring approximately 339.5 cm (133.66 inches) in length, 147.5 cm (58.07 inches) in width, and 175 cm (68.89 inches) in height, the Tanto 660 X Limited maintains a small footprint, allowing for effortless parking and navigating through tight spaces.

The interior dimensions further enhance its practicality, providing a comfortable space for occupants. The interior length measures around 216 cm (85.03 inches), while the interior width and height measure approximately 135 cm (53.14 inches) and 135.5 cm (53.34 inches), respectively. With two seating rows accommodating up to four passengers, the Tanto 660 X Limited ensures a comfortable journey for everyone on board.

Additionally, the wheelbase spans about 249 cm (98.03 inches), providing stability and a smooth ride. The front axle length measures around 131 cm (51.57 inches), and the rear axle length is approximately 130.5 cm (51.37 inches).

With a ground clearance of 16 cm (6.29 inches), the Tanto 660 X Limited strikes a balance between ride height and stability, ensuring a comfortable drive on various road surfaces.

The car's compact size, combined with a minimum turning circle of 4.2 meters, allows for excellent maneuverability, making it easy to navigate busy city streets and congested traffic conditions.

Overall, the 2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited impresses with its practical dimensions, offering a spacious and comfortable interior while maintaining a small footprint for effortless city driving.

Wheel Specifications

The 2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited comes equipped with wheel specifications that are well-suited for its compact design and urban driving capabilities.

The front and rear wheels are fitted with tires sized 145/80 R13, providing a balance of comfort and efficiency for city driving. These tires offer a smooth ride and help to maintain good fuel economy.

While the car does not have magnesium wheels, the standard wheels are designed to be durable and lightweight, contributing to the overall efficiency and performance of the vehicle.

The Tanto 660 X Limited features a front suspension system with struts, which enhances stability and provides a comfortable driving experience. The rear suspension system is a torsion beam type, further contributing to the car's smooth handling.

The braking system consists of disc brakes in the front and drum brakes in the rear. This setup ensures reliable and responsive braking performance, offering a sense of security during city driving and sudden stops.

While the 2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited does not have features such as four-wheel steering (4WS), variable gear ratio steering (VGS/VGRS), or a sport-tuned suspension, it excels in practicality and maneuverability for urban environments.

Overall, the wheel specifications of the 2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited are designed to complement its compact size, providing stability, efficiency, and ease of handling for an enjoyable driving experience in the city.

Trim Levels and Model Variants

The 2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited offers a range of trim levels and model variants to cater to diverse customer preferences and needs. Each trim level comes with its own set of features and specifications, allowing buyers to choose the one that best suits their requirements.

The Tanto 660 X Limited is available in different trims, each offering a unique combination of amenities and technology. While specific details about individual trims are not provided, customers can expect variations in interior features, entertainment systems, and additional options.

Some of the trim levels may include optional features such as power windows, power steering, keyless entry, and a sliding electric door for added convenience. Some trims may also offer amenities like air conditioning, a radio, CD player, and various audio options for entertainment.

As for safety features, drivers can expect standard driver and passenger airbags, ABS with EBD (Electronic Brakeforce Distribution), and brake assist. Depending on the trim level, there might be options for side airbags and other safety enhancements.

While the 2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited doesn't have specific model variants mentioned, various trims cater to different preferences and budgets, ensuring that customers can find the one that best aligns with their needs and desires.

Overall, the availability of multiple trim levels and model variants for the 2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited provides customers with the flexibility to choose a version that suits their lifestyle, making it a versatile and popular choice among city drivers and commuters.

Generations of the Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited

The 2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited belongs to a specific generation within the Daihatsu Tanto lineup. Generations in the automotive industry refer to a set of models produced during a particular period, typically featuring updates and improvements over previous generations.

While specific details about previous generations of the Daihatsu Tanto are not provided, it's worth noting that automotive manufacturers often introduce new generations of a model to incorporate advancements in technology, design, and engineering.

Each generation of the Daihatsu Tanto aims to address consumer feedback and evolving market demands. As a result, improvements and updates may include changes to the exterior and interior design, enhancements in safety features, upgrades in technology and infotainment systems, and improvements in fuel efficiency and performance.

The 2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited, being part of a particular generation, reflects the culmination of Daihatsu's efforts to offer a compact, fuel-efficient, and practical city car that meets the needs of modern urban lifestyles.

With each new generation, automakers strive to build upon the success of previous models, incorporating valuable lessons learned and innovative solutions to enhance the overall driving experience and customer satisfaction.

Overall, the 2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited is a testament to the continuous evolution of the Daihatsu Tanto lineup, showcasing improvements and advancements that make it a popular choice among city drivers seeking a reliable and economical vehicle.

Notable Features and Technology

The 2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited comes equipped with a range of notable features and technology that enhance its practicality and comfort for urban driving.

One of the standout features is the sliding electric door, which provides convenient access to the cabin, making it easier for passengers to enter and exit the vehicle, especially in tight parking spaces.

The car's compact design and minimum turning circle of 4.2 meters contribute to its maneuverability, allowing drivers to navigate through congested city streets and park with ease.

Inside the cabin, the Tanto 660 X Limited offers power windows and power steering for added convenience. Keyless entry further streamlines the entry process, allowing drivers to unlock the doors without physically using a key.

The car's air conditioning system ensures a comfortable environment for occupants, especially during hot weather conditions.

Safety-wise, the Tanto 660 X Limited features standard driver and passenger airbags, as well as ABS with EBD (Electronic Brakeforce Distribution) and brake assist, contributing to better control and stability during braking.

The car's entertainment system typically includes a radio and CD player, providing occupants with entertainment options during their journeys.

In addition to these features, the Tanto 660 X Limited may offer optional amenities, such as a rear entertainment system, leather seats, or a sunroof, depending on the trim level chosen.

While the 2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited may not have some of the more advanced technology seen in modern vehicles, its focus on practicality and comfort make it an appealing choice for city dwellers seeking a reliable and efficient daily commuter. The incorporation of these notable features demonstrates Daihatsu's commitment to providing a well-rounded and user-friendly driving experience for urban environments.

Safety and Crash Test Ratings

The 2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited prioritizes safety to ensure a secure driving experience for its occupants. While specific crash test ratings are not provided, the car is equipped with various safety features to protect both drivers and passengers.

Standard safety features include driver and passenger airbags, which are designed to deploy in the event of a collision to help minimize the risk of injury. The inclusion of ABS (Anti-lock Braking System) with EBD (Electronic Brakeforce Distribution) and brake assist enhances braking performance and vehicle stability during emergency stops.

The compact design of the Tanto 660 X Limited is complemented by its durable frame, which is engineered to provide a protective cocoon for occupants in the event of an accident. The car's body structure is designed to absorb and disperse crash forces, mitigating the impact on passengers.

Additionally, the car's safety features may also include seatbelt pretensioners, designed to automatically tighten the seatbelts during sudden deceleration or collision, further reducing the risk of injury.

While specific crash test ratings are not mentioned, it's important to note that safety regulations and standards may vary by region. However, the 2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited is designed to meet or exceed safety requirements to offer occupants a reliable level of protection.

As always, it is essential for drivers and passengers to wear seatbelts properly and follow safe driving practices to maximize safety on the road. The Tanto 660 X Limited's safety features work in conjunction with responsible driving habits to provide a secure and confident driving experience for city commuters and urban drivers.

Comfort and Interior Amenities

The 2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited offers a comfortable and functional interior, catering to the needs of urban drivers seeking a pleasant driving experience.

Inside the cabin, the Tanto 660 X Limited provides ample space for up to four passengers. The seats are designed to provide adequate support and comfort for both short commutes and longer journeys. The front bench seat ensures an inclusive seating arrangement, while the rear seats offer separate folding functionality, allowing for additional cargo space when needed.

For added convenience, the car features power windows and power steering, making it easy for drivers to adjust the windows and control the steering effortlessly.

Keyless entry is available, simplifying the process of entering and exiting the vehicle without having to use a physical key.

The sliding electric door is a notable feature that enhances accessibility for passengers, particularly in tight parking spaces or crowded areas.

The car's air conditioning system ensures a comfortable interior environment, providing relief from varying weather conditions.

While leather seats may not be available in this model, the Tanto 660 X Limited focuses on practicality, ensuring a user-friendly driving experience for daily commutes.

Additionally, the vehicle's entertainment system includes a radio and CD player, offering occupants entertainment options during their drives.

While the 2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited may not have some of the luxurious amenities seen in higher-end vehicles, its focus on comfort and functionality makes it an ideal choice for city drivers seeking a reliable and straightforward driving experience. The car's well-designed interior amenities contribute to a pleasant ride and overall satisfaction for urban commuting and everyday use.

Exterior Styling and Design

The 2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited showcases a distinctive and practical exterior styling, tailored to suit urban driving and modern lifestyles.

The car's compact dimensions make it an ideal choice for navigating through busy city streets and parking in tight spaces. Its exterior length measures approximately 339.5 cm (133.66 inches), while the width is around 147.5 cm (58.07 inches), and the height stands at approximately 175 cm (68.89 inches). This compact size ensures easy maneuverability, making it convenient for city dwellers and commuters.

The front of the Tanto 660 X Limited features a clean and minimalist design, with sleek headlights and a simple grille. The smooth lines and rounded edges contribute to a modern and approachable look.

The car's aerodynamic design is not only aesthetically pleasing but also aids in reducing wind resistance, improving fuel efficiency, and enhancing overall performance.

The exterior mirrors are strategically positioned to provide a good field of view for the driver, adding to the safety and convenience of the vehicle.

While not mentioned, the car's body structure is designed to meet safety standards, ensuring a protective cocoon for occupants in case of a collision.

The 2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited is available in a range of attractive colors, allowing buyers to select the one that best suits their personal style.

While the Tanto 660 X Limited may not have the striking appearance of luxury vehicles, its practical and functional exterior design makes it a popular choice among city drivers. The car's focus on practicality and ease of use ensures a stylish yet approachable exterior that aligns perfectly with its intended purpose as a reliable and efficient urban commuter.

Reliability and Maintenance

The 2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited is renowned for its reliability and low maintenance requirements, making it a practical choice for daily commuting and city driving.

Daihatsu is a well-established Japanese automaker known for producing dependable and durable vehicles, and the Tanto 660 X Limited is no exception. Its engineering and construction have been carefully designed to withstand the rigors of everyday use, ensuring longevity and trouble-free operation.

The car's compact size and lightweight build contribute to its overall reliability, as it puts less stress on its components and systems.

Routine maintenance, such as regular oil changes, filter replacements, and scheduled inspections, are essential to keep the Tanto 660 X Limited in top condition. Adhering to the manufacturer's maintenance schedule helps ensure that the vehicle continues to perform optimally and minimizes the risk of unexpected issues.

Owners of the 2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited have reported low ownership costs and affordable maintenance expenses, making it an economical choice for budget-conscious drivers.

Moreover, the car's simplicity in design and mechanics contributes to ease of maintenance, allowing for straightforward repairs and replacements when needed.

As with any vehicle, proper care and responsible driving habits are key to prolonging its lifespan and ensuring reliable performance. Following recommended maintenance guidelines and promptly addressing any arising issues are crucial steps in ensuring the long-term reliability of the Tanto 660 X Limited.

Overall, the 2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited offers a combination of practicality, efficiency, and dependability, making it a popular choice among city commuters and drivers seeking a hassle-free ownership experience.

Ownership Costs and Resale Value

The 2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited offers affordable ownership costs and holds a respectable resale value, making it an attractive option for budget-conscious buyers.

One of the key factors contributing to its low ownership costs is its fuel efficiency. The Tanto 660 X Limited boasts impressive fuel economy, which translates to reduced expenses on fuel for daily commutes and city driving.

Routine maintenance is essential for any vehicle, and the Tanto 660 X Limited is no exception. However, owners have reported that the car's maintenance expenses are reasonable and in line with its compact design and simple mechanics. Regular maintenance, such as oil changes, filter replacements, and scheduled inspections, helps ensure the vehicle's longevity and smooth operation.

Additionally, the car's reputation for reliability means fewer unexpected repairs and fewer visits to the mechanic, further reducing overall ownership costs.

As for resale value, the Tanto 660 X Limited typically retains a good portion of its original value over time. Its reliable performance and efficient design make it an appealing choice for used car buyers, contributing to a higher resale value compared to some other vehicles in its class.

Factors that can positively influence its resale value include low mileage, good condition, and a well-documented maintenance history.

However, it's essential to note that resale value can vary depending on the local market conditions, demand for the model, and other factors.

Overall, the 2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited's cost-effective ownership and respectable resale value make it an economical choice for drivers seeking a reliable and efficient urban commuter that provides long-term value and satisfaction.

Conclusion: The 2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited in Review

The 2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited is a practical and reliable option for urban drivers seeking an efficient and budget-friendly vehicle. Its compact size and agile handling make it easy to navigate through congested city streets and find parking in tight spaces.

The car's exterior design is both modern and approachable, with smooth lines and rounded edges. While it may not have the flashy appearance of some luxury vehicles, its focus on practicality and functionality is evident in its thoughtful design.

Inside the cabin, the Tanto 660 X Limited offers a comfortable and functional space for up to four passengers. The front bench seat ensures inclusivity, while the rear seats can be folded separately to provide additional cargo space when needed. The car's amenities, such as power windows, power steering, and keyless entry, enhance convenience and ease of use.

In terms of safety, the Tanto 660 X Limited comes equipped with driver and passenger airbags, ABS with EBD, and brake assist to provide a secure driving experience. While specific crash test ratings are not mentioned, Daihatsu's reputation for building reliable and safe vehicles adds to the overall peace of mind for owners.

The car's fuel efficiency and low maintenance costs contribute to its cost-effective ownership, making it an economical choice for daily commuting and city driving. The car's simplicity in design and mechanics also ensures ease of maintenance, further reducing ownership expenses.

Overall, the 2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited offers a well-rounded package of reliability, efficiency, and practicality. While it may not boast the most advanced technology or luxurious amenities, its focus on meeting the needs of urban drivers makes it a popular choice among those seeking a dependable and budget-friendly city commuter.

Whether you're a city dweller looking for a reliable daily driver or a budget-conscious individual seeking a cost-effective vehicle, the 2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited is worth considering for its value, efficiency, and hassle-free ownership experience.

FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions about the 2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited

What are the different trim levels available for the 2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited?

The 2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited was offered in various trim levels, including the X Limited model, which came with a range of features and amenities to cater to different preferences and needs.

Which engine powers the 2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited?

The 2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited is equipped with the KF-VE engine, a 3-cylinder DOHC powerplant known for its efficiency and reliability.

What is the fuel tank capacity of the 2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited?

The 2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited has a fuel tank capacity of approximately 9.5 US gallons or 7.9 UK gallons or 36 liters, providing a good range for city driving.

How does the 2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited perform in terms of fuel economy?

The 2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited boasts an impressive fuel average of approximately 48 mpg US or 57.6 mpg UK or 4.9 L/100km, making it a fuel-efficient option for daily commuting.

What are the exterior dimensions of the 2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited?

The 2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited has an exterior length of approximately 339.5 cm, a width of around 147.5 cm, and a height of about 175 cm, making it compact and easy to maneuver in urban settings.

How many seats does the 2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited have?

The 2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited can comfortably accommodate up to four passengers with its four-seat configuration.

Does the 2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited have advanced safety features?

While the 2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited is equipped with driver and passenger airbags, ABS with EBD, and brake assist, it may not have some of the latest advanced safety technologies seen in newer models.

Is the 2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited easy to maintain?

Yes, the 2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited is designed with simplicity in mind, making routine maintenance and repairs relatively straightforward and cost-effective.

How does the 2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited compare to other models in its class?

The 2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited stands out in its class for its reliability, fuel efficiency, and practicality, making it a popular choice among city drivers.

What makes the 2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited a good option for urban driving?

The 2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited's compact size, agile handling, and fuel efficiency make it well-suited for navigating through busy city streets and finding parking in crowded areas.


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