When we talk about cars, Japanese auto market comes first in our mind. As we all know a famous multinational Japanese automakers Yes i’m talking about Toyota. Today, I’ll tell you about JDM Toyota cars as a whole and JDM Toyota cars in Pakistan means how many from these Toyota cars are in Pakistan which we import from Japan obviously. JDM (Japanese domestic market) is a Japan’s home vehicle market. We could import these JDM cars but JDM cars are very different from other Japanese cars made for export. As we all know that Japanese are more technology conscious about cars instead of long term ownership so it forces Japanese car manufacturers to implement new technologies in domestic vehicles. This is short introduction of JDM.
JDM Toyota Cars:
Here’s the list of JDM Toyota Cars which aren’t in Pakistan,
- TOYOTA AE86
- TOYOTA SUPRA JZA80
- 2000 Toyota Altezza
- Toyota Aristo VIP jdm
- Toyota Supra GT-300
JDM Toyota Cars in Pakistan:
In this article, I’ll talk a little about those Toyota JDM cars which are on Pakistani roads.
- Land Cruiser
- Crown and Crown Athelete
- Toyota corolla – hatchback coming in 2019
- Mark X
Price: 24 lacs – 29 lacs Engine: 1.5 liter 4-Cyl
Transmission: Automatic ECVT (electronically controlled continuously variable transmission)
Mileage: 43 – 48 MPG Fuel tank (Gal): 9.5
Mechanical Performance: DOHC 16 valve with VVT-I, 82 Ib.-ft @4000 rpm, Net HP (74kw) 99 hybrid system
Aqua which is also called Toyota Prius C for rest of the world and in Japan, it’s called Aqua which has smaller exterior than normal Prius. This hybrid car was introduced in Japan in December, 2011 at a price of ($ 21700). Because of its excellent performance, it’s one of the best hybrid JDM Toyota car in Pakistan.
Price: Starting 15 lacs Engine: 1.0 to 1.5 liter
Transmission: Manual and CVT
JDM Vitz has been produced by Toyota since 1999 as “Toyota Yaris”. Vitz was introduced in early 2011 available as hatchback body type. This JDM Toyota car is still marketed with the name “Yaris” in many countries. Vitz is the most popular JDM car in Pakistan.
Toyota Land cruiser
Price: Around 1 crore starting
Engine: 5.7 liter, V8 engine, 381 HP, 4WD, VVT-i
Transmission: 8 speed Automatic, ECT- i (Electronically controlled transmission with intelligence)
Mileage: 13 to 15 MPG
Toyota land cruiser was first produced by Toyota as jeep like vehicle in 1951. This is one of the most reliable JDM Toyota car in Pakistan and comfortable SUV ever made. Go for this SUV because it offers more in less price if compare with its competition.
Price: Around 55 lacs Engine: 1.8 liter, VVT-I, Hybrid
Prius one of the most popular hybrid cars in Pakistan. This Gasoline electric hybrid car came into market in 1997 that was offered as sedan initially. This JDM Toyota car got large business in USA and Japan also famous in Pakistan. Read in detail about Toyota Prius
Price: Around 10 to 14 lacs used car price
Engine: 1.0 liter Transmission: CVT Automatic
Passo with hatchback body type also called Daihatsu Boon was first produced by Daihatsu since 2004 and sold also as Daihatsu Siron and JDM Passo in Pakistan. Passo could be a great choice if you’re looking for small comfortable car.
Price: Around 60 lacs
Engine: 2.7-liter Petrol, 2.8-liter Diesel, Dual VVT-I
Fortuner, an aggressive look JDM Toyota car also known as SW4 that was a part of a Thailand project. It was originally assembled only in Thailand but later it assembled in other countries also.
Toyota Crown and Crown athelete
Engine: 2.5 – 3.5 liter, V6 engine
Transmission: 6 to 8 speed Automatic
Toyota Crown has been in the market since 1955. It was designed firstly to meet the requirements of public transport. Crown is one of the old JDM Toyota cars in Pakistan. Its fourteenth-generation car first came in December 2012 with sedan body type and different styling
Engine: 1.3 – 1.4 liter, 4 Cylinders inline, VVT-i
Transmission: CVT Automatic
This JDM Toyota car fielder was introduced in August 2013 as corolla hybrid version with name corolla fielder (wagon shaped).
Engine: 1.5 to 2.0 liter (2WD,4WD)
Transmission: 4 speed – CVT Automatic
Toyota Allion and Premio both are twins and Allion is the successor of Toyota carina and Premio is successor of Corona. This JDM Toyota car sold in Japan and imported to other countries including Pakistan since 2011.
Engine: 2.0 to 2.5 liter
Transmission: Manual & Automatic
JDM Car Verosa was the successor of Toyota Mark X and produced specifically for domestic market (2001- 2004) and it was exported to other countries later. Verosa offered AWD (All wheel drive) that was a plus point over Toyota Camry
Toyota mark X
Engine: 2.5 to 3.0 liter, V6 Engine, VVT-i
Mark X is a JDM car which was made by Toyota for domestic market and later Asian market was targeted for export of this car. This was the Top-level car in Japan and successor of Mark II that was launched in 1968. Mark X is currently an alternative to Camry Toyota for people who likes rear wheel drive.
Finally, you can see how much technology conscious, fuel efficient and comfortable cars Toyota is offering for its domestic market also for other countries like Pakistan. This article is based on short introduction of Toyota JDM cars in Pakistan. For more comprehensive detail on each of JDM Toyota car, check other articles under Toyota all cars menu. Take care 😊
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