AutonetMagz – Moving backward 1 decade, if you want to get an affordable car, choices would be Daihatsu Xenia, Nissan Grand Livina, Toyota Avanza, and Suzuki APV, as those are the affordable models around 10 years ago. But now, those cars price has reaching IDR 200 million and being replaced by LCGC models.
The new LCGC models who recently become favorite among Indonesia market is Toyota Calya and Daihatsu Sigra, who filled in the 5+2 segment and Toyota Agya and Daihatsu Ayla in the city car segment. So how about SUV and CUV, as the recent global trend showing that this models has become the new favorite, will it be a LCGC in SUV model?
Its Perodua who looks like going to start the trend, as quoted from Paultan.org, Perodua President and CEO, Datuk Aminar Rashid Salleh said on his presentation that in the first half of 2017, SUV become the new favorite models and Perodua will try to fulfilled those demands.
Indirectly, Perodua do have an intention to create a compact SUV, as it will be align with their patron of a compact and affordable models. Basically those steps wasn’t impossible, as choices owned by Daihatsu as Perodua partner such as Daihatsu Cast Activa or Daihatsu FX concept could strengthen this possibility.
Frankly the last choices are more interesting, as if Daihatsu FX concept to be realized by Perodua, a huge possibility for the car to be developed and manufactured by Daihatsu Indonesia and becoming the Daihatsu Ayla SUV.