The Daihatsu Charade was a supermini which was introduced in 1977. Daihatsu considers the Charade a large "compact" car to differentiate it from other compacts in its lineup, such as the Daihatsu Mira/Cuore.
In China, Daihatsu Charade is called "Xiali" and made by China FAW, under the registered mark of "China FAW". From 1986 September 30, to 2009, it sold over 1.5 million around the country.
First generation (G10; 1977–1983)
he first generation (G10) appeared in 1977. It was available as 3-door or 5-door hatchback, powered only by a 993 cc 3-cylinder engine with 50 hp JIS (37 kW).
The early G10 (Series 1) had round headlights and the late G10 (Series 2) had square headlights.
Daihatsu charade supermini car First generation (G10; 1977–1983)
The Daihatsu Charade was very popular in Chile during the 1980s.
The Charade sold in Chile between 1978-1984 was called the G20. The first generation (1978–1980) had round headlights, the second generation (1980–1984) had square headlights and slightly different rear lights, both powered by an 843 cc 3-cylinder engine. Also available was the "Runabout" version, which was a 3-door hatchback with two little round windows in the back.
The runabout version came with a 1.000cc engine, 5-speed transmission and tachometer.
The next generation was called G21 (similar to G11), sold between 1986 and 1990 approx.