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Parkers overall rating: 3.5 out of 5 3.5


3.5 out of 5 3.5

Reasonably equipped. EL has passenger airbag, ABS, front electric windows and a CD player. SL adds side airbags, air-conditioning and alloy wheels.

Basic equipment

The basic equipment list includes equipment that is standard across all versions of the Daihatsu Charade Hatchback (03-07).

  • ABS
  • Body coloured bumpers
  • CD
  • Central locking
  • Cloth seat trim
  • Driver`s airbag
  • Electric mirrors
  • Folding rear seats
  • Front electric windows
  • PAS
  • Passenger`s airbag
  • Steering wheel rake adjustment

Equipment by trim level

To view equipment options for a specific trim level, please select from the following list:

Equipment included on some trim levels
  • Air conditioning
  • Alloy wheels
  • Side airbags
  • Space saver spare wheel
  • Steel wheels

Standard Trim equipment

Standard Trim standard equipment
  • Air conditioning
  • Space saver spare wheel
  • Steel wheels
Standard Trim optional equipment
None available

EL equipment

EL standard equipment
  • Steel wheels
EL optional equipment
None available

SL equipment

SL standard equipment
  • Air conditioning
  • Alloy wheels
  • Side airbags
SL optional equipment
None available


2.5 out of 5 2.5

No Euro NCAP safety rating, two airbags and ABS (with electronic brakeforce distribution) are standard.

Interior & boot space

3.5 out of 5 3.5

Boot will swallow a couple of holdalls and is impressive for a car of its size.

How does the boot space compare?

Check the table below to see how the Daihatsu Charade Hatchback (03-07) compares to other similar cars in terms of available boot space.

Model Boot space
Suzuki Alto (03-05) 177 litres
Fiat Seicento (98-04) 170 litres
Daihatsu Charade Hatchback (03-07) 157 litres
Daewoo Matiz (98-05) 104 litres

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