Toyota Passo Sette is an analog of Daihatsu Boon Luminas, which appeared as a result of OEM-cooperation between Toyota and Daihatsu. This compact minivan with three rows of seats can accommodate 7 people. This is indicated by the name of the car - Sette translated from Italian means "seven." The developers especially took care that the women drivers liked the car, and the manufacturer's options even included an entertainment system for rear passengers and children. Passo Sette was equipped only with an in-line 4-cylinder engine of 1.5 liters in combination with a 4-speed automatic transmission, in versions with front-wheel or all-wheel drive. Exterior Passo Sette has a stylish streamlined silhouette, the interior accentuates the effect of free space. The seats are simply arranged, landing and disembarkation is carried out without problems, the trunk has a flat floor and is very functional. The standard equipment X includes body-colored door mirrors with electric drive, an audio system with 4 speakers. In the advanced configuration G there is a comfortable continuous sofa in front, side turning lights in the mirrors, a leather steering wheel, a multi-information display. In the complete set S, a set of aerodynamic parts is installed. The top configurations have an automatic air conditioner with a cabin filter and a separate LCD display, while low-cost versions cost a manually controlled air conditioner. The minivan was equipped with only an in-line 4-cylinder 16-valve DOHC engine of 1.5 liters in combination with a 4-speed "automatic". Maximum power - 109 hp at 6000 rpm; maximum torque of 141 Nm at 4400 rpm. Separate modifications are available in all-wheel drive version. The car is quite economical - 15.6 kilometers per liter of gasoline in 10/15 mode, and in the all-wheel drive version this figure is 14.6 km / l. The “Eco” indicator tooltip allows you to achieve lower consumption. Front Toyota Passo Sette independent suspension (suspension strut type MacPherson strut), rear semi-dependent on front-wheel drive cars and dependent on all-wheel drive. The car was equipped with 14- or 15-inch wheels. The body length is 4180 mm, width 1695, and height 1620 mm. Compared to the regular Passo, it is 580 mm longer, 20 mm wide and 85 mm high. Ground clearance - 155 mm. The wheelbase is 2750 mm, which is 310 mm larger than the Passo. The turning radius is 5.2 m. The manufacturer names the following interior dimensions: 2550 x 1415 x 1310 mm (L x W x H). The seats of the second row of the minivan are separate, with adjustable longitudinal position (150 mm) and the angle of inclination of the back (20 degrees). The third row is a retractable bench (50:50) and is suitable only for short trips. If you fold both back rows, you get a flat surface with a maximum loading length of 1810 mm.
Toyota Passo Sette has a safe body type GOA. The standard set of systems includes ABS with EBD, an emergency braking assistance system; all models except the base X, in addition to the two front airbags, are equipped with side airbags and curtain airbags for all three rows of seats (for X - an option). At all places there are individual head restraints (front active type), the installation of child seats is provided. Options included xenon light, a stability control system, and a rearview camera.
This minivan is interesting for its compact size, spacious interior and trunk, good transformation capabilities. You should consider the presence of rear swing doors (for example, the competitor Honda Freed has sliding doors, which is more convenient in tight parking lots). Among the shortcomings, the owners call the lack of a spare wheel and a place for it, low ground clearance, in addition, this is not a common model and many spare parts are available only on request.