2007 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X limited special Specs


OVERVIEW

With a fuel consumption of 48 mpg US - 57.6 mpg UK - 4.9 L/100km, a weight of 2072 lbs (940 kg), the Daihatsu Tanto 660 X limited special 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 special braking system includes drum at the rear and disk at the front. Stock tire sizes are 155/65 on 14 inch rims at the rear and 155/65 on 14 inch rims at the front. Chassis details - Daihatsu Tanto 660 X limited special 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 2007 - Nov 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 SPECIAL 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 Length130 cm or 51.18 inches
Rear Axle Length129.5 cm or 50.98 inches
Ride Height - Ground Clearance16 cm or 6.29 inches
Weight940 kg or 2072 lbs
Num. of Seats4
Num. of Doors5
Minimum Turning Circle - Turning Diameter, m4.5
Fuel Tank Capacity9.5 US gallons
7.9 UK gallons
36 L
Seat Rows2
Front/Rear Axis Length130/129.5 cm or 51.18/50.98 inches

DAIHATSU TANTO 660 X LIMITED SPECIAL 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 SPECIAL SUSPENSION
Front Brakes - Disc Dimensionsdisk
Rear Brakes - Disс Dimensionsdrum
Front Suspensionstrut
Rear Suspensiontorsion beam type
Front Tyres - Rims Dimensions155/65 R14
Rear Tyres - Rims Dimensions155/65 R14
Aluminium DiskStandart
4WS - Four-Wheel SteeringNo
Variable Gear Ratio Steering - VGS/VGRSNo
Sport-Tuned SuspensionNo
Low Down SuspensionNo

DAIHATSU TANTO 660 X LIMITED SPECIAL 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 SPECIAL 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 ButtonNo
EtcOption
Bucket SeatNo

DAIHATSU TANTO 660 X LIMITED SPECIAL 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 MirrorsStandart
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 2007-2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited Special
πŸ“Œ Engine Specifications of the Tanto 660 X Limited Special
πŸ“Œ Fuel Efficiency: MPG Ratings for the Tanto 660 X
πŸ“Œ Fuel Tank Capacity of the 2007-2008 Tanto 660 X
πŸ“Œ Dimensions and Sizes of the Daihatsu Tanto 660 X
πŸ“Œ Wheel Options for the Tanto 660 X Limited Special
πŸ“Œ Trim Levels and Generations of the Tanto 660 X
πŸ“Œ Detailed Specifications for the Tanto 660 X Limited Special
πŸ“Œ Fuel Consumption and Average Fuel Economy
πŸ“Œ Exploring the Tanto 660 X's Engine Options
πŸ“Œ Fuel Capacity and Range for the Tanto 660 X
πŸ“Œ Noteworthy Features of the 2007-2008 Tanto 660 X Limited Special
πŸ“Œ Comparing Fuel Efficiency Across Tanto Generations
πŸ“Œ Unique Characteristics of the Tanto 660 X Limited Special
πŸ“Œ Conclusion: The 2007-2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited Special
πŸ“Œ FAQ: Your Comprehensive Guide to the 2007-Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited Special

Introduction to the 2007-2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited Special

The 2007-2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited Special represents a unique and noteworthy addition to the Daihatsu Tanto lineup. During its production period from December 2007 to November 2008, this compact car captured the attention of consumers with its distinctive features and specifications.

As a front-wheel-drive (FF) vehicle, the Tanto 660 X Limited Special offered an efficient and practical driving experience. Equipped with a Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) gearbox, it ensured smooth and hassle-free gear transitions, contributing to a comfortable ride.

Under the hood, the Tanto 660 X Limited Special housed a 658cc engine, specifically the KF-VE. This 3-cylinder DOHC engine delivered a maximum power output of 58.8 PS (58 bhp) at 7200 rpm and a maximum torque of 64.7 Nm at 4000 rpm. This powertrain was designed to provide adequate performance while maintaining fuel efficiency.

In terms of size and dimensions, the Tanto 660 X Limited Special boasted compact exterior proportions. It measured approximately 339.5 cm in length, 147.5 cm in width, and 175 cm in height. This compact size made it ideal for urban driving and parking in tight spaces. The wheelbase stood at 249 cm, contributing to stability on the road.

Inside the cabin, the Tanto 660 X Limited Special accommodated up to four passengers with two seat rows. The interior dimensions offered a comfortable space with an interior length of approximately 216 cm, a width of 135 cm, and a height of 135.5 cm. These dimensions ensured a cozy and functional interior for occupants.

The Tanto 660 X Limited Special featured a 9.5 US-gallon (7.9 UK gallons or 36 liters) fuel tank capacity, enhancing its range and reducing the need for frequent refueling. This, combined with its fuel-efficient engine, contributed to its reputation as an economical choice for drivers.

Safety-wise, it came equipped with essential features, including driver and passenger airbags, ABS with EBD (Electronic Brakeforce Distribution), and optional side airbags for enhanced protection on the road.

In summary, the 2007-2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited Special was a compact and efficient vehicle that catered to urban drivers seeking a practical and reliable transportation solution. Its compact dimensions, fuel-efficient engine, and safety features made it a noteworthy option in its segment during its production period.

Engine Specifications of the Tanto 660 X Limited Special

The heart of the 2007-2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited Special lies in its meticulously engineered engine specifications, which deliver a blend of performance and efficiency. Powered by the KF-VE engine, this compact car ensures that you get the most out of your driving experience.

The KF-VE engine is a 3-cylinder DOHC (Double Overhead Camshaft) powerplant, known for its efficiency and reliability. Its compact size and design contribute to the Tanto's overall lightweight construction, enhancing fuel efficiency and maneuverability.

One of the standout features of this engine is its ability to produce a maximum power output of 58.8 PS (58 bhp) at 7200 rpm. This power figure ensures that the Tanto 660 X Limited Special can handle city driving with ease while providing a responsive and lively performance.

In terms of torque, the KF-VE engine generates a maximum torque output of 64.7 Nm (47.7 lb.ft) at 4000 rpm. Torque at lower engine speeds is particularly useful for city driving and ensures smooth acceleration, even when the vehicle is fully loaded.

This engine operates on regular gasoline, making it a practical and cost-effective choice for daily commuting. It's designed with fuel efficiency in mind, providing a fuel consumption rate of approximately 48 mpg US (57.6 mpg UK or 4.9 L/100km) in the 10/15 mode, further solidifying its reputation as an economical vehicle.

The Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited Special's engine is not just about power and efficiency; it also complies with the 2005 emission regulation, achieving an 85% reduction in emissions. This commitment to environmental standards ensures that the Tanto meets modern emission requirements.

In summary, the engine specifications of the 2007-2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited Special highlight its balance between power and efficiency. The KF-VE engine offers a compelling combination of performance and environmental responsibility, making it a suitable choice for urban drivers seeking an economical and reliable vehicle.

Fuel Efficiency: MPG Ratings for the Tanto 660 X

The 2007-2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited Special is celebrated for its exceptional fuel efficiency, which plays a pivotal role in its appeal as a practical urban vehicle. With its compact dimensions and thoughtfully engineered powertrain, this car offers impressive miles per gallon (MPG) ratings that make it a cost-effective choice for daily commuting.

While exact MPG figures can vary based on driving conditions and other factors, the Tanto 660 X Limited Special typically achieves a fuel consumption rate of approximately 48 mpg in the US, which is equivalent to around 57.6 mpg in the UK, or 4.9 liters per 100 kilometers in more standardized testing like the 10/15 mode.

These high MPG ratings are a testament to the vehicle's fuel-efficient design, which includes a compact and lightweight 658cc engine coupled with a Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT). The CVT optimizes the power delivery and gear ratios, ensuring that the engine operates at its most efficient levels throughout various driving scenarios, such as city traffic or highway cruising.

In practical terms, this fuel efficiency means that drivers of the Tanto 660 X Limited Special can go longer distances on a single tank of fuel, reducing the frequency of refueling stops and overall fuel expenses. It's a welcomed feature, particularly for urban commuters looking to save on fuel costs and reduce their carbon footprint.

In summary, the 2007-2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited Special delivers impressive fuel efficiency, with MPG ratings that make it an economical choice for city driving. Its combination of a fuel-efficient engine and a CVT transmission ensures that it maximizes its potential to offer a cost-effective and eco-friendly driving experience.

Fuel Tank Capacity of the 2007-2008 Tanto 660 X

The 2007-2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited Special is designed with practicality in mind, and its fuel tank capacity is an essential component contributing to its overall utility. This compact car comes equipped with a well-thought-out fuel tank, offering an optimal balance between size and capacity.

The Tanto 660 X Limited Special is fitted with a fuel tank capable of holding approximately 9.5 US gallons (7.9 UK gallons or 36 liters) of fuel. This capacity allows drivers to cover significant distances on a single tank, reducing the need for frequent refueling stops during daily commutes or longer journeys.

The generous fuel tank capacity complements the vehicle's impressive fuel efficiency, making it an ideal choice for drivers seeking both cost savings and convenience. With its compact dimensions and efficient engine, the Tanto 660 X Limited Special ensures that drivers can make the most of their fuel without sacrificing performance or comfort.

In practical terms, this fuel tank capacity provides a substantial driving range, giving drivers the flexibility to plan their trips with fewer concerns about finding fuel stations along the way. Whether navigating city streets or embarking on longer journeys, the Tanto 660 X Limited Special's fuel tank capacity enhances its overall usability and convenience.

In summary, the 2007-2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited Special's fuel tank capacity of approximately 9.5 US gallons (7.9 UK gallons or 36 liters) aligns well with its fuel-efficient design, offering drivers both extended range and the convenience of fewer refueling stops during their travels.

Dimensions and Sizes of the Daihatsu Tanto 660 X

The 2007-2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited Special is a compact and efficiently designed vehicle that boasts a smart utilization of space, making it a practical choice for urban driving. Its dimensions and sizes have been carefully crafted to maximize interior comfort while maintaining a compact and maneuverable exterior.

Exterior Dimensions:
- Length: The Tanto 660 X Limited Special measures approximately 339.5 cm (133.66 inches) in length, contributing to its compact footprint that's ideal for navigating through city traffic and parking in tight spaces.

- Width: With a width of about 147.5 cm (58.07 inches), this compact car offers a balanced combination of interior space and exterior agility, making it easy to maneuver.

- Height: Standing at approximately 175 cm (68.89 inches) in height, the Tanto 660 X Limited Special maintains a low profile, contributing to aerodynamic efficiency while accommodating passengers comfortably.

Interior Dimensions:
- Length: Inside the cabin, the Tanto 660 X Limited Special provides a spacious interior length of about 216 cm (85.03 inches), ensuring ample legroom for occupants.

- Width: The interior width measures approximately 135 cm (53.14 inches), offering a comfortable seating arrangement for passengers.

- Height: The interior height of around 135.5 cm (53.34 inches) ensures that passengers have sufficient headroom, enhancing overall comfort.

Wheelbase and Ground Clearance:
- Wheelbase: The wheelbase of the Tanto 660 X Limited Special is approximately 249 cm (98.03 inches), contributing to stability and a smooth ride.

- Ground Clearance: With a ground clearance of about 16 cm (6.29 inches), the Tanto 660 X Limited Special strikes a balance between easy access and road clearance.

Weight and Seating Capacity:
- Weight: The vehicle's weight is approximately 940 kg (2072 lbs), emphasizing its lightweight construction, which aids in fuel efficiency and maneuverability.

- Seating Capacity: This compact car accommodates up to four passengers across two seat rows, making it suitable for small families or groups.

Doors and Turning Circle:
- Number of Doors: The Tanto 660 X Limited Special features five doors, offering convenient access for passengers.

- Minimum Turning Circle: With a minimum turning circle of approximately 4.5 meters, this car can navigate tight corners and parking spaces with ease.

In summary, the 2007-2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited Special's dimensions and sizes strike a harmonious balance between compactness and interior comfort. These carefully considered measurements make it an excellent choice for urban dwellers seeking a practical and maneuverable vehicle without compromising on passenger space.

Wheel Options for the Tanto 660 X Limited Special

The 2007-2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited Special offers a selection of wheel options, allowing drivers to customize their vehicle to suit their preferences and specific driving needs. These wheel choices contribute not only to the car's aesthetics but also to its overall performance and handling characteristics.

Standard Wheels:
- The Tanto 660 X Limited Special typically comes equipped with standard wheels. These wheels are designed to provide a balance of comfort, efficiency, and affordability. They offer adequate traction and durability for everyday driving scenarios, making them a practical choice for urban commuting.

Aluminium Disk Option:
- As an additional option, drivers may opt for aluminum wheels. Aluminum wheels are known for their lightweight construction, which can reduce unsprung weight and improve fuel efficiency. These wheels also tend to enhance the vehicle's aesthetics, giving it a more premium look.

Tire Dimensions:
- The tire dimensions for the Tanto 660 X Limited Special are typically 155/65 R14 for both the front and rear wheels. These dimensions strike a balance between grip and efficiency, ensuring stability and traction while optimizing fuel economy.

Additional Wheel Features:
- The Tanto 660 X Limited Special does not come with features like four-wheel steering (4WS), variable gear ratio steering (VGS/VGRS), sport-tuned suspension, or low-down suspension as standard options. However, these features may be available as aftermarket or customizations for drivers seeking specific handling characteristics.

In summary, the 2007-2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited Special offers a choice of wheel options to cater to different driver preferences and driving conditions. Whether you prioritize standard wheels for everyday practicality or opt for aluminum wheels for enhanced aesthetics and potential performance benefits, these choices allow you to tailor your Tanto to your liking.

Trim Levels and Generations of the Tanto 660 X

The 2007-2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited Special is part of a lineup that spans multiple generations and trim levels, each offering unique features and improvements. Understanding the trim levels and generations of the Tanto 660 X provides insight into the evolution of this compact car.

Trim Levels:
- The Tanto 660 X Limited Special represents a distinct trim level within the Tanto series. It is designed to offer specific features and enhancements that set it apart from other trim levels. Trim levels often focus on elements like interior and exterior styling, technology, and comfort options. The Limited Special trim likely includes unique additions or enhancements to make it stand out in terms of aesthetics and features.

Generations:
- The Tanto 660 X has gone through multiple generations, with each generation introducing improvements and refinements. While the 2007-2008 model falls within a specific generation, earlier and later models may have variations in design, technology, and performance. These generational changes are aimed at keeping the Tanto series competitive and up-to-date with evolving automotive trends and customer preferences.

- The exact details of the generations and their specific changes may vary. However, typical generational updates may include exterior redesigns, interior enhancements, technological advancements, and improvements in safety features and fuel efficiency.

It's important for potential buyers to research and compare the available trim levels and generations to determine which version of the Tanto 660 X best suits their needs and preferences. Whether it's a specific trim level with added features or a later generation with improved technology and safety, understanding these options allows buyers to make informed decisions when selecting their ideal Tanto 660 X.

Detailed Specifications for the Tanto 660 X Limited Special

The 2007-2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited Special is a compact and efficiently designed vehicle that caters to urban commuters and drivers seeking practicality without compromising on comfort. Here are the detailed specifications for this particular model:

Production Period:
- The Tanto 660 X Limited Special was in production from December 2007 to November 2008.

Drive Wheels - Traction - Drivetrain:
- This model features front-wheel drive (FF), providing efficient traction on paved surfaces.

Transmission Gearbox - Number of Speeds:
- Equipped with a Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) gearbox, offering seamless gear transitions for a smooth driving experience.

Engine Size - Displacement - Engine Capacity:
- Powered by a 658cc engine, specifically the KF-VE, delivering a balance of power and efficiency.

Frame Name:
- Identified by the frame name DBA-L375S.

Exterior Dimensions:
- Length: Approximately 339.5 cm (133.66 inches)
- Width: About 147.5 cm (58.07 inches)
- Height: Around 175 cm (68.89 inches)

Interior Dimensions:
- Length: Approximately 216 cm (85.03 inches)
- Width: About 135 cm (53.14 inches)
- Height: Around 135.5 cm (53.34 inches)

Wheelbase:
- Approximately 249 cm (98.03 inches), contributing to stability and a smooth ride.

Ground Clearance:
- Approximately 16 cm (6.29 inches), balancing access and road clearance.

Weight:
- Approximately 940 kg (2072 lbs), emphasizing its lightweight construction.

Seating Capacity:
- Accommodates up to four passengers across two seat rows, with front and rear axis lengths of 130 cm and 129.5 cm (51.18 inches and 50.98 inches), respectively.

Number of Doors:
- Five doors for convenient access to the cabin.

Minimum Turning Circle:
- Approximately 4.5 meters, allowing for easy maneuvering in tight spaces.

Fuel Tank Capacity:
- Approximately 9.5 US gallons (7.9 UK gallons or 36 liters), offering extended driving range.

Engine Specifications:
- Engine Code: KF-VE
- Maximum Power: 58.8 PS (58 bhp) at 7200 rpm
- Maximum Torque: 64.7 Nm (47.7 lb.ft) at 4000 rpm
- Engine Type: 3-cylinder DOHC
- Fuel Type: Regular gasoline
- Fuel Consumption (10/15 mode): Approximately 48 mpg US (57.6 mpg UK or 4.9 L/100km)

Ecological Type:
- Complies with the 2005 emission regulation, achieving an 85% reduction in emissions.

Suspension:
- Front Brakes: Disc
- Rear Brakes: Drum
- Front Suspension: Strut
- Rear Suspension: Torsion beam type
- Front and Rear Tyres - Rims Dimensions: 155/65 R14

Exterior Features:
- Ultraviolet Glass Protection
- Sliding Electric Door
- Privacy Glass
- Winter Complectation (Option)

Interior Features:
- Power Window
- Power Steering
- Keyless Entry
- Lagage Box
- Seat Position Memory
- Seat Lifter (Option)
- Adjustable 3rd Row
- Shifter Position: Instrument panel
- Steering Location: Right-hand drive
- Steering Gear Type: Rack & pinion type with power assist
- Front Bench Seat
- Full Flat Seats

Safety Features:
- Driver and Passenger Airbags
- ABS with EBD (Electronic Brakeforce Distribution)
- Brake Assist
- Side Airbags (Option)
- 2 Airbags (Option)
- Isofix Bar
- Air Conditioner: Auto air conditioning (standard)
- Security Alarm (Standard)

These detailed specifications highlight the key attributes of the 2007-2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited Special, showcasing its compact dimensions, fuel-efficient engine, and practical features for urban driving.

Fuel Consumption and Average Fuel Economy

The 2007-2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited Special is designed with fuel efficiency in mind, making it a practical choice for those seeking cost-effective urban commuting. Its fuel consumption and average fuel economy figures are noteworthy, allowing drivers to save on fuel expenses while reducing their carbon footprint.

Fuel Consumption (10/15 mode):
- The Tanto 660 X Limited Special boasts impressive fuel efficiency, with a fuel consumption rating of approximately 48 mpg US (57.6 mpg UK or 4.9 L/100km) under the 10/15 mode testing cycle. This rating reflects the car's ability to deliver exceptional mileage, making it an economical choice for daily commuting and long journeys alike.

Regular Gasoline:
- The Tanto 660 X Limited Special is designed to run on regular gasoline, ensuring that drivers have access to affordable and readily available fuel options.

Ecological Type:
- This model complies with the 2005 emission regulation, achieving an 85% reduction in emissions. This eco-friendly feature aligns with modern environmental standards and regulations, contributing to cleaner air quality.

Fuel Efficiency Advantages:
- The combination of a fuel-efficient engine and a lightweight construction enhances the vehicle's overall fuel economy. This means that drivers can enjoy longer journeys between refueling stops, reducing the need to frequently visit gas stations.

Practicality and Cost Savings:
- The Tanto 660 X Limited Special's excellent fuel efficiency not only benefits the environment but also helps drivers save money on fuel expenses. Its economical operation is well-suited for budget-conscious individuals and families, allowing them to allocate their resources to other essential needs.

In summary, the 2007-2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited Special offers remarkable fuel consumption figures and average fuel economy, making it a practical choice for urban commuters and eco-conscious drivers. Its ability to deliver cost savings and reduce emissions aligns with the growing demand for sustainable and efficient transportation options.

Exploring the Tanto 660 X's Engine Options

The 2007-2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited Special is equipped with a capable and efficient engine that ensures a smooth and economical driving experience. Exploring the engine options of this compact car provides valuable insights into its performance and capabilities.

Engine Code - KF-VE:
- The heart of the Tanto 660 X Limited Special is the KF-VE engine. This 658cc engine is known for its reliability and efficiency. With three cylinders and dual overhead camshafts (DOHC), it strikes a balance between power and economy. The KF-VE engine delivers maximum power output of approximately 58.8 PS (58 bhp) at 7200 rpm and a peak torque of around 64.7 Nm (47.7 lb.ft) at 4000 rpm.

Fuel Type - Regular Gasoline:
- The engine is designed to run on regular gasoline, offering drivers an economical and readily available fuel option.

Fuel Efficiency - Fuel Consumption (10/15 mode):
- The Tanto 660 X Limited Special showcases impressive fuel efficiency, achieving approximately 48 mpg US (57.6 mpg UK or 4.9 L/100km) in the 10/15 mode testing cycle. This remarkable fuel economy is ideal for daily commuting, long trips, and minimizing the cost of ownership.

Engine Type - Number of Cylinders - DOHC:
- The engine features three cylinders, which, when combined with dual overhead camshafts, ensure efficient power delivery and smooth operation. This configuration optimizes fuel combustion and enhances overall engine performance.

Emission Regulation - 85% Reduction:
- In compliance with the 2005 emission regulation, the Tanto 660 X Limited Special achieves an 85% reduction in emissions. This eco-friendly feature aligns with modern environmental standards and reflects a commitment to reducing the vehicle's carbon footprint.

Variable Cylinder Management (VCM) - Not Equipped:
- The Tanto 660 X Limited Special does not include Variable Cylinder Management, a system that deactivates certain cylinders during light-load driving to improve fuel efficiency. While not equipped with VCM, the vehicle still offers excellent fuel economy through other means.

In summary, the 2007-2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited Special's engine options, specifically the KF-VE engine, deliver a harmonious blend of power and fuel efficiency. This compact car's design and engine technology ensure that it meets the demands of urban commuting while keeping fuel consumption and emissions in check.

Fuel Capacity and Range for the Tanto 660 X

The 2007-2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited Special offers practical fuel capacity and a commendable range, making it an efficient choice for both city driving and longer journeys.

Fuel Tank Capacity - 9.5 US Gallons (7.9 UK Gallons or 36 Liters):
- The Tanto 660 X Limited Special comes equipped with a fuel tank capable of holding approximately 9.5 US gallons of fuel. This translates to roughly 7.9 UK gallons or 36 liters. The generous fuel tank capacity ensures that drivers have ample fuel on board, reducing the frequency of refueling stops during their journeys.

Extended Range:
- With its efficient engine and impressive fuel economy of approximately 48 mpg US (57.6 mpg UK or 4.9 L/100km) in the 10/15 mode testing cycle, the Tanto 660 X Limited Special offers an extended driving range. This means that drivers can cover substantial distances on a single tank of fuel, enhancing convenience and reducing the need for frequent refueling.

Practicality for Daily Commuting:
- For urban commuters, the Tanto 660 X Limited Special's fuel capacity allows for several days of city driving before requiring a refill. This convenience aligns with the car's practical design, catering to the needs of those navigating busy city streets.

Longer Journeys:
- The vehicle's efficient fuel consumption and generous tank capacity make it suitable for longer journeys, such as road trips or highway driving. Drivers can confidently travel longer distances without the worry of running out of fuel.

Cost Savings:
- The combination of a sizeable fuel tank and excellent fuel economy translates into cost savings for owners. With fewer trips to the gas station, drivers can allocate their budget to other expenses, making the Tanto 660 X Limited Special a financially practical choice.

In summary, the 2007-2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited Special offers a commendable fuel capacity and range. Its ability to cover extended distances on a single tank of fuel, coupled with its efficient engine, enhances the overall ownership experience. Whether for daily city commuting or longer journeys, this vehicle provides convenience and cost-effective operation.

Noteworthy Features of the 2007-2008 Tanto 660 X Limited Special

The 2007-2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited Special is packed with noteworthy features that cater to the needs and preferences of modern drivers. These features enhance the overall driving experience, making this compact car a practical and appealing choice in its segment.

1. Sliding Electric Door:
- The Tanto 660 X Limited Special comes equipped with a convenient sliding electric door. This feature simplifies entry and exit for passengers, particularly in tight parking spaces or crowded urban environments.

2. Privacy Glass:
- Privacy glass is a standard feature in this model, offering enhanced interior privacy and protection from the sun's glare. It contributes to a comfortable and secure driving environment.

3. Winter Complectation (Option):
- For drivers in colder climates, the option for winter complectation is available. This feature includes amenities designed to improve driving comfort and safety during winter conditions, such as snow and ice.

4. Power Window:
- The inclusion of power windows adds convenience to the driving experience, allowing for effortless operation of the windows at the touch of a button.

5. Keyless Entry:
- Keyless entry simplifies access to the vehicle. With this feature, drivers can unlock and lock the car without physically using a key, enhancing convenience and security.

6. Lagage Box:
- The Tanto 660 X Limited Special offers a luggage box, providing additional storage space for belongings or cargo. This feature adds versatility to the vehicle, making it suitable for various transportation needs.

7. Seat Position Memory (Option):
- The option for seat position memory allows drivers to save and recall their preferred seating positions, enhancing comfort during extended drives.

8. Seat Lifter (Option):
- The availability of a seat lifter as an option provides additional adjustments for seating comfort, allowing drivers to find the perfect driving position.

9. Adjustable 3rd Row (Option):
- For versatility and flexibility in passenger and cargo arrangements, the option for an adjustable 3rd row is available, catering to changing needs.

10. Security Alarm (Standard):
- The standard security alarm system enhances vehicle security, providing peace of mind for owners.

These noteworthy features of the 2007-2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited Special contribute to its appeal as a practical and user-friendly compact car. Whether it's the convenience of sliding electric doors, privacy glass, or advanced options like seat memory, this vehicle offers a well-rounded package for drivers seeking both comfort and functionality in their daily journeys.

Comparing Fuel Efficiency Across Tanto Generations

Comparing fuel efficiency across different generations of the Daihatsu Tanto, including the 2007-2008 Tanto 660 X Limited Special, provides valuable insights into the evolution of this compact car's performance and eco-friendliness.

1. 2007-2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited Special:
- The 2007-2008 Tanto 660 X Limited Special is known for its exceptional fuel efficiency, achieving approximately 48 mpg US (57.6 mpg UK or 4.9 L/100km) in the 10/15 mode testing cycle. Its efficient engine and eco-friendly features make it a standout choice for cost-conscious and environmentally conscious drivers.

2. Earlier Generations:
- Earlier generations of the Daihatsu Tanto, while still emphasizing practicality and compact design, may not have reached the same level of fuel efficiency as the 2007-2008 model. Advances in engine technology and emission control systems have contributed to improvements in fuel economy over the years.

3. Ongoing Evolution:
- The Tanto series has continued to evolve, with each generation benefiting from advancements in engineering and design. These improvements often result in better fuel efficiency, aligning with the global shift toward eco-friendly transportation solutions.

4. Focus on Urban Commuting:
- Many Tanto models, including the 2007-2008 version, are well-suited for urban commuting due to their compact size and efficient engines. This focus on city driving often leads to enhanced fuel economy, as shorter trips and stop-and-go traffic benefit from fuel-efficient technologies.

5. Emission Regulations:
- Compliance with stricter emission regulations, such as the 2005 emission regulation, has prompted automakers like Daihatsu to adopt cleaner engine technologies. This not only reduces environmental impact but also contributes to better fuel efficiency.

6. Consumer Demand:
- Consumer demand for fuel-efficient vehicles has driven automakers to prioritize fuel economy in their designs. This has resulted in the inclusion of features like variable valve timing, aerodynamic enhancements, and lightweight materials to optimize efficiency.

In summary, the 2007-2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited Special represents a significant milestone in the Tanto series, offering remarkable fuel efficiency. Comparing fuel efficiency across Tanto generations underscores the ongoing commitment to improving eco-friendliness and performance, reflecting the evolving needs and preferences of drivers in the compact car segment.

Unique Characteristics of the Tanto 660 X Limited Special

The 2007-2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited Special stands out in the compact car segment due to its unique characteristics and features that cater to the preferences of a diverse range of drivers. These distinctive qualities make it a compelling choice for those seeking a practical yet individualistic vehicle.

1. Compact Size for Urban Maneuverability:
- The Tanto 660 X Limited Special's compact dimensions make it exceptionally maneuverable in congested urban environments. It can easily navigate through tight spaces, making it ideal for city dwellers who frequently encounter narrow streets and crowded parking lots.

2. Sliding Electric Door for Convenience:
- One of the standout features of this model is the inclusion of a sliding electric door. This feature simplifies entry and exit, particularly in situations where space is limited. Passengers can effortlessly access the vehicle, enhancing convenience for all.

3. Privacy Glass for Comfort and Security:
- The vehicle comes with privacy glass as a standard feature. This not only offers added interior comfort by reducing glare and heat from the sun but also enhances security and privacy for passengers and belongings.

4. Winter Complectation for Cold Climates (Option):
- For drivers in regions with cold and snowy winters, the option for winter complectation is available. This feature package includes amenities designed to improve driving comfort and safety during adverse weather conditions, ensuring the Tanto 660 X Limited Special remains a reliable choice year-round.

5. Outstanding Fuel Efficiency:
- Fuel efficiency is a hallmark of this model. With an approximate fuel consumption rating of 48 mpg US (57.6 mpg UK or 4.9 L/100km) in the 10/15 mode testing cycle, it's an economical choice that helps drivers save on fuel costs while minimizing their environmental footprint.

6. Compliance with Emission Standards:
- The Tanto 660 X Limited Special adheres to emission standards, specifically the 2005 emission regulation, achieving an 85% reduction in emissions. This reflects a commitment to environmental responsibility and sustainability.

7. Varied Seat Configuration Options:
- Depending on individual needs, the vehicle offers various seat configuration options, including adjustable 3rd-row seating and seat position memory (option). This adaptability allows owners to customize their interior space for passengers and cargo.

In conclusion, the 2007-2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited Special distinguishes itself with its compact urban-friendly design, convenience features like the sliding electric door, privacy glass, and an emphasis on fuel efficiency and environmental compliance. These unique characteristics combine to create a well-rounded compact car that appeals to a broad spectrum of drivers.

Conclusion: The 2007-2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited Special

The 2007-2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited Special encapsulates the essence of practicality and efficiency while offering a range of features that cater to the needs of modern drivers. This compact car stands out with its compact size, making it ideal for maneuvering through city streets and tight parking spaces. Its sliding electric door enhances convenience, while privacy glass provides added comfort and security.

One of the key strengths of the Tanto 660 X Limited Special lies in its exceptional fuel efficiency, achieving impressive mileage figures. This makes it a cost-effective choice for daily commuting, allowing drivers to save on fuel expenses. Furthermore, its compliance with emission standards underlines Daihatsu's commitment to reducing environmental impact.

For those in regions with cold winters, the option for winter complectation ensures that the Tanto 660 X Limited Special remains a reliable and comfortable choice throughout the year. The varied seat configuration options provide flexibility, allowing owners to adapt the interior space to their specific needs.

In summary, the 2007-2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited Special is a well-rounded compact car that offers the perfect balance between practicality, convenience, and environmental responsibility. Its unique characteristics set it apart in its segment, making it a compelling choice for urban drivers seeking a reliable and economical vehicle for their daily journeys.

FAQ: Your Comprehensive Guide to the 2007-2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited Special

What are the key features that make the 2007-2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited Special stand out?

The 2007-2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited Special stands out due to its compact size, sliding electric door, privacy glass, and remarkable fuel efficiency of approximately 48 mpg US (57.6 mpg UK or 4.9 L/100km) in the 10/15 mode testing cycle.

How does the fuel efficiency of the 2007-2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited Special compare to earlier generations?

The 2007-2008 model showcases superior fuel efficiency compared to some earlier generations, thanks to advancements in engine technology and emission control systems. It achieves impressive mileage figures, making it a cost-effective choice.

Does the 2007-2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited Special offer options for cold climates?

Yes, for drivers in regions with cold winters, there is an option for winter complectation. This feature package ensures comfortable and safe driving during adverse weather conditions, making the Tanto 660 X Limited Special a year-round choice.

Are there multiple seat configuration options available for the 2007-2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited Special?

Yes, the vehicle offers various seat configuration options, including adjustable 3rd-row seating and seat position memory (option). This adaptability allows owners to customize the interior space for passengers and cargo.

How does the 2007-2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited Special comply with emission standards?

The Tanto 660 X Limited Special adheres to emission standards, specifically the 2005 emission regulation, achieving an 85% reduction in emissions. This reflects a commitment to environmental responsibility and sustainability.

What makes the sliding electric door of the 2007-2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited Special convenient?

The sliding electric door provides enhanced convenience, particularly in situations with limited space. Passengers can effortlessly access the vehicle, making entry and exit hassle-free.

Can the privacy glass in the 2007-2008 Tanto 660 X Limited Special be customized?

Privacy glass is a standard feature, offering added interior comfort by reducing glare and heat from the sun while enhancing security. Customization options for privacy glass may vary by region and model trim.

What is the fuel tank capacity of the 2007-2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited Special?

The fuel tank capacity of the 2007-2008 Tanto 660 X Limited Special is approximately 9.5 US gallons or 7.9 UK gallons, equivalent to about 36 liters.

How does the Tanto 660 X Limited Special compare to larger vehicles in terms of fuel efficiency?

Compared to larger vehicles, the Tanto 660 X Limited Special excels in fuel efficiency, making it an economical choice for daily commuting and urban driving where fuel economy is crucial.

Is the 2007-2008 Daihatsu Tanto 660 X Limited Special designed for city driving?

Yes, the Tanto 660 X Limited Special is well-suited for city driving due to its compact size and efficient engine. It excels in urban maneuverability and is ideal for navigating through tight spaces and congested streets.


Brian Wong - Senior Reviews Editor of cars-directory.net

Brian Wong / Author

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