Review: Daihatsu Sirion (2005 – 2009)


Decent small hatchback based on a Toyota Yaris. Reliable and robust. Strong 1.3 engine. Good value for money.

Parts are becoming increasingly expensive.

Daihatsu Sirion (2005 – 2009): At A Glance

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32–60 mpg

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Does the Daihatsu Sirion 1.5 SX [2008 registration] have a cam belt or chain?

Does the Daihatsu Sirion 1.5 SX [2008 registration] have a cam belt or chain? FAQs mentions the 1.0 and 1.3 but not the 1.5.
Chain cam Toyota engine.
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