Japanese Rides & Toyota Raum

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Toyota Raum

In May 1997, Central Motors introduced its new five-seat mini MPV named the Raum. It is offered in Japan and in its second generation which was in May 2003.

The term Raum is from German for chamber, room, space, expanse, area, or sphere and refers to its property as compared to its small As for designing of the car is concerned, both the doors of the car open in a traditional while the rear doors of open conventionally, slide rearward on both sides. The doors are mounted to the top and bottom of the openings and clasp with doors.

The rear door approach in the Raum is similar to the one used on the 1007, a 3-door hatchback sliding rear doors on sides. Interestingly, there are no jambs used between the and the rear doors and doors are to on the passenger side.

To offer maximum storage in the the front passenger seat can be flat on itself and can further be forward while still attached to the front floor at the of the seat. The rear seats on the hand not only fold with a 60:40 split, but can be folded forward separately to spacious cargo floor at the

In Raum, the automatic transmission selector is attached in dashboard means that more floor space between the seats. You can even move from front seat to or from rear to front within the car.

First (1997-2003)

The first generation was launched in 1997. It was offered EBD brakes on high performance G and E and later it was introduced on the C package as In August 1999, a facelift was with minor of changes.

Second Generation (2003-present)

On May 12, a completely redesigned second Raum was introduced. It was based on the platform as Toyota Vitz. controlled rear doors and control key fob were introduced. As for the second generation Raum the same engine as Toyota

The side impact protect was improved with second

A new trim level called the C NEO Edition was introduced in 2004 NEO stands for New Era Opening. On December 5, the DVD navigational system was upgraded to The HID lamps and in-car cabin air was introduced on January 7, 2009.

For the model year in Japan, a subscription telematics service, is as an optional service.

The Raum was awarded the Japan Good Award with a special for people with physical on October 20, 2003.

The pricing plan for 2009 starts from ¥ 1,596,000 is further raised with the models at ¥ 1,984,500.

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