Though his market is sluggish, but the Daihatsu mini-MPV will enliven the market by Sirion
Battle mini-MPV market will be increasingly hard. The indication is already being felt with the plan of PT. Astra Daihatsu Motor Daihatsu Sirion brings with choice of 1000 cc engine and 1300 cc.
Import Permit Daihatsu Sirion second variant has been issued through the Office of the Minister of Industry Director General ILMEA with numbers and letters 296/IATT/TPT/3/2006 297/IATT/TPT/3/2006. Variant 1300 cc engine using a code-6MNEMJ M.301RS. Medium model with 1000 cc engine using code-6MDEMJ M302RS.
Even the presence of this new Mini MPV also obtained the support of the Minister of Finance through a decree issued 195/KMK.010/2006 numbered as of 11 April 2006 then. The decree provides for the reduction of import duty on Indonesian ATPM Daihatsu cars by 20% import duty.
With the reduction of import duty by 20% (in normal conditions should have affected the import duty of 45%, Red), then the price will be very competitive Sirion. Thus, the mini MPV market that is currently worked on the Honda Jazz, Toyota Yaris, Suzuki Swift, Hyundai Getz, Chevrolet Aveo and Kia Pride is going to bring increasing competition. It may be because the most competitive price, Sirion will become the main choice.