World’s first Toyota Raize GR Sport introduced in Indonesia

The small crossover twins from Daihatsu and Toyota has been officially launched in Indonesia. Both models retain their original names of Rocky and Raize which are originally used in Japan.

While there is a TRD body kit and accessories package in Japan for the Toyota Raize, PT Toyota Astra Motor (TAM), the distributor of the Toyota brand in Indonesia, has unveiled the world’s first Toyota Raize GR Sport.

The GR Sport package consists of all-round bodykit, DRLs, one tailgate-mounted GR Sport badge, gloss black 17-inch wheels, shift paddles on the steering wheel and the seat covers in a fabric-leather combination.  It is a simpler accessories package than the Vios GR Sport offered in Malaysia by UMW Toyota Motor.

The compact SUVs core powertrain consisting of the turbocharged 1.0-litre three-cylinder engine (98 hp/140 Nm) paired with the new Dual-mode CVT is available in both makes. However, in order to lower the price position as well as cater to customer demands, a five-speed manual transmission is also available on both makes.

TAM is also offering the option of a three-cylinder naturally aspirated engine displacing 1.2 litres with outputs of 88 hp and 113 Nm of torque. This variant is also used as an entry into the Toyota Raize line-up.

One key difference in the specifications of the Daihatsu Rocky and Malaysia’s Perodua Ativa is the infotainment system, where the former has Apple CarPlay connectivity that the latter omits. Daihatsu is also offering better audio quality through the ADS package that includes an eight-inch subwoofer.

The Advanced Safety Assist (ASA) driving assist suite that is a standard feature of the Perodua Ativa, consisting of the pre-collision warning and braking, front departure alert, pedal misoperation control and lane departure warning with prevention is only available in the top-of-the-range Daihatsu Rocky ASA.

In order to have more separation (and brand hierarchy) between the Rocky and Raize in Indonesia, the Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) feature found in the Perodua Ativa AV variant are only in the Toyota Raize GR Sport under the Toyota Safety Sense (TSS) banner. Lane Keeping Control (LKC) is not available in Indonesia, thus no Level 2 autonomous driving feature.  

A fully-loaded Toyota Raize GR Sport with dual-tone paintwork and TSS is priced at IDR265.9 million (RM75,500) while the cheapest Raize 1.0G M/T is priced at IDR219.9 million (RM62,500).

The Daihatsu Rocky meanwhile is priced from IDR214 million (RM60,800) for the entry-level 1.0 MT and IDR 236.1 million (RM67,100) for the 1.0 CVT with ASA.

Both models are built at Daihatsu Motor’s Karawang plant and future plans include exporting the products to approximately 50 countries.



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