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Toyota Passo Vs Toyota Vitz: A Toyota Subcompact Showdown

Need not to explain, Toyota is among the largest automakers in the world. Their Corona line, in fact, has nearly forty million cars sold worldwide. However, their hatchback has also gained exceptional interest around the globe. Toyota Passo Vs Toyota Vitz are the two in hatchback family that loved by car fans; and also, the best sellers within Toyota hatchback lines. Both cars offer high-end facilities come together with an incredible exterior look. Car from Japan’s car comparison will help you have a closer look to decide which one is your tremendous hatchback.


Toyota VItz
The comparison between 2 cars from Toyota is always interesting for car owners

Passo was first launched in 2004, as a combination effort by Toyota and Daihatsu Motors. The car is currently in its second generation since February of 2010 and still in production.

Vitz, on the other hand, was introduced in in 1999 as Toyota Starlet; and for domestical only at first. When goes globally, the car was implemented some Europ design to make it more fascinating.  Vitz comes in both 3-door and 5-doors body configurations, and currently in its third generation.

Toyota Passo Vs Toyota Vitz Showdown


Toyota passo engine
The details engine of Toyota Passo

The Toyota Passo comes either a 1000 cc or 1300 cc DOHC three-cylinder engine with front-wheel drive system mated to an automatic gearbox with four-speed Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT).The car fuel consumption is about 4.4 liters/100 km, capable of generating 68 horsepower and 68 lb.-ft torque.
Meanwhile, for Toyota Vitz, we find a 1.5 L inline-four-cylinder engine that able to produces 106 horsepower and 103 lb.-ft of torque. Vitz has either a 5-speed automatic or 4-speed manual transmission; and capable of covering 100 km in 9.4 liters.


Toyota Vitz is prefect for young generation.

The Passo has simple an elegant design matches all ages. Its exterior comes with projection headlamps and alloy rim.

In contrast, The Vitz looks not only sporty but also aggressive with its sharply designed front profile. This model is more suitable for young people taste.


Toyota Passo interior
Simple but beautiful interior

The Passo attains remarkable spacious of the interior and highly functional cockpit. The cabin is well designed especially to minimize noise from outside. Even more, the car has such luxurious seats that ensure a smooth drive.
The Vitz’s interior has a straightforward and sleek cockpit with easy-to-use controls. The cabin is designed to be spacious with adequate headroom, legroom and a large cargo space.

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Safety Features

Toyota Vitz
In order to provide safety for customers, Toyota mechanics have installed many features for both of their cars

The Passo was implemented such safety controls as Vehicle Stability Control (VSC), Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with Electronic Brake-Force Distribution (EBD), and collision safety measures like Dynamic Support Headrest and SRS front and curtain sheet airbags.
The Vitz, granting standard safety features with nine SRS Airbags; along with Electronic Stability Control, Brake Assist, Traction Control, Daytime Running Lights, Antilock Braking System (ABS) with EBD, keyless entry and power locks.


As a final word, it is hard to say which is really better from Toyota Passo vs Toyota Vitz. However, definitely from my point of view, if you are young and looking for fast and better acceleration; then Toyota Vitz is surely your hatchback. Conversely, if you are looking for a bit more space and fuel economy; Toyota Passo might be a better option.

  1. home says

    WOW just what I was looking for. Came here by searching for home

    1. Trang Tran says

      Thank u for your comment

      1. Michael Thomas Moses says

        Toyota vits is my choice i like it and also its specificasions are wonderful

  2. Abbie says

    Hurrah! At last I got a webpage of Toyota Passo from where I be able to actually obtain valuable facts regarding my study and knowledge.

  3. Abdur Rehman Salamat says

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  4. Zia says

    Both are excellent cars indeed.
    Biught Passo 2008, Pls suggest, What can be done if fuel avg is not good. It’s showing 9.8 km/ltr locally. I have changed oil + transmission oil. What else need to be checked? Like spark plugs, tuning, injector, throttle cleaning or some else…..

  5. garikroybikroy says

    The third-generation Passo receives a few styling

    1. Trang Tran says

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  7. Ellen kattys says

    I love Toyota passo it best for me

  8. than htike aung says

    toyota passo .is for me.

  9. charles kimani kiboi says

    very nice information. old is Gold. Can we have the same about Toyota Starlet?

  10. Robert Mwenda says

    Toyota Vitz is my choice, it has very good body looking, added keyless and large space. In short Vitz is a good car for me indeed!!

  11. Eliah Samwel Mwakasungulah says

    Toyota Vitz is my choice, actuary has a nice appearance, space from front sit to back sit, very economy, has a balance when you drive also easy to push when you get any break down. It’s really very is a nice car for me. I wish i can get one thanks very much!


    am looking for Toyota VITZ 2005 to 2009, low mileage, DARK BLUE, BLUE, DARK GREY, SILVER OR GREY

  13. Paresh Kalariya says

    Passo is looking gorgeous

  14. Salim says

    For sure, I am in love with vitz. It’s really stunning in its shape, spacious & nice looking for young people

  15. Kahindo Lwanzo Aimé says

    Intéressé par la voiture

  16. Peter says

    I surely go for PAsso. i had one and had a terrible accident head. Its safety is great, fuel,speed. It is simply at the top of its class.

  17. Emanuel says

    I have a Toyota Passo Automatic and it is the best car I have ever bought…I’m in love with it.
    Fun do drive,good ac,wonderful sound,stylish exterior and interior and very economical.
    I love the style of the Passo more than the Vitz but that is just my opinion.

    Manuel from Malta

  18. Oshin says

    I have a Toyota passo and i love love it. Wouldn’t change it for the vitz. Great on fuel and amazing interior…..i love my Passo thank you Toyota.

  19. Fazal Elahi says

    Transmission of Toyota Vitz 2006 model 1kr ksp 90 and sz, nr scp 90 are the same or there is difference, if there is difference kindly mention what it is.


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