Daihatsu Terios facelift (Toyota Rush’s cousin) mini SUV leaked – Indonesia

Posted on: Jan 28, 2015 - 12:19pm IST

Unlikely to see mechanical changes. 

The Daihatsu Terios (Toyota Rush) is heading for a facelift and here are the first images of the mini SUV from Indonesia.

Daihatsu Terios facelift spied
The Terios and the Toyota Rush are the same car inside.

Designers have clearly opted for a bolder styling with a redesigned front fascia, a more aggressive looking bumper, LED daytime running lights and a chrome grille. The rear sees modest changes with a new taillamp design with integrated LED units, and a redesigned bumper and spare wheel cover.

What is unlikely to change is the engine of the Terios, which uses a 1.5-liter four-cylinder VVT motor capable of 109 PS (107.4 bhp) at 6,000 rpm and 144 Nm of torque at 4,400 rpm. The mini SUV is available with a 4-speed automatic or a 5-speed manual.

The current generation Terios/Rush was spotted testing in India recently. However, sources tell us that the car is being used by a rival manufacturer for benchmarking purposes. The current generation Rush will not launch in India, but chances for the next generation model (with capability to offer a diesel engine) look bright.

Daihatsu Terios facelift rear spied
The Terios is now in its second generation, and an all-new model is in the pipeline.

Also read: Daihatsu Wake tall wagon gets 15,000 bookings in Japan

At this point, it is worth mentioning that the Premier Rio is derived from the first generation of the Daihatsu Terios.

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[Spyshots from AutonetMagz]

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