About the Toyota Funcargo / Yaris Verso
The Yaris Verso was a mini MPV that, sold under the name of "FunCarGo" in Japan. Based on the same running gear as the conventional Yaris hatchback, and therefore as reliable as the moon, the Yaris Verso was designed to deliver economical, reliable functionality with an interior as surprising as that of a Tardis.
|Also called||Toyota Fun Cargo|
|Assembly||Toyota City, Japan|
|Successor||Toyota Ractis (Japan)
Toyota Verso-S (Europe)
Toyota Space Verso (Israel)
|Body style||5-door van|
Technical Info 1.3l
General information Production year 1999 - - Brand Toyota Model Funcargo Engine 1.3 i 16V (86 HP) Body Type SUV Doors 5 Seats 5 Body Features Length 3890 mm Width 1690 mm Height 1680 mm Wheelbase 2500 mm Weight 1055 kg Max.
Technical Info 1.5l
General information Production year 1999 - - Brand Toyota Model Funcargo Engine 1.5 i 16V (106 HP) Body Type Estate Doors 5 Seats 5 Body Features Length 3860 mm Width 1660 mm Height 1680 mm Wheelbase 2500 mm Weight 1075 kg Max.
Below is a table of the Funcargo wheel sizes, basically they all come standard with 14" x 5.5" wheels
VVT-i, or Variable Valve Timing with intelligence, is an automobile variable valve timing technology developed by Toyota, similar in performance to the BMW's VANOS. The Toyota VVT-i system replaces the Toyota VVT offered starting in 24 December 1991 on the 5-valve per cylinder 4A-GE engine.
Funcargo NCAP / ANCAP Rating
Looking on the NCAP rating site, their doesn't seem to a rating for a Yaris Verso / Funcargo.
Models / History
In 1997, Toyota revealed three 'concept' cars - the Funcargo, Funtime, and Funcoupe.
A collection of really Japanese ads!