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Daihatsu Terios (2008 Apr)
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“You have never given me a lift anywhere Matt, but I imagine it’s like going on a roller coaster. You are nervous before hand but glad you did it afterwards.” That was my friend Jonny’s summary of my driving after following m... Daihatsu Terios

Daihatsu Terios Sport (2004 May)
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THE Daihatsu Terios Sport is solid and reliable - but a little dull.For just £12,495 I suppose you should not expect too much excitement with this 4x4. But you have to ask yourself is a top speed of only 90mph really worth the price?When the Terios S... Daihatsu Terios Sport

Smaller tough 4x4 (2012 Apr)
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MOST 4x4’s are expensive to run alongside any similar sized car because they have a load of extra weight to drag around and they are rarely aerodynamically shaped.If you really need a 4x4, but don’t fancy the big bills, why not drop down a size and t... Smaller tough 4x4

Daihatsu Terios 1.5 SX (2007 Mar)
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THE Daihatsu Terios has grown up.The original  was a reasonably priced basic little 4x4 that arrived in Britain in 1997 and which never caught on in a big way.But major advances in customer expectations and the leaps and bounds taken by models in com... Daihatsu Terios 1.5 SX

Daihatsu Terios 1.3 Sport (2005 Aug)
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I LOST patience with the Daihatsu Terios Sport some 20 minutes into my first drive. I'm a news junkie. I need to tune into local news stations on the radio when I'm in a car.But, try as I might, I couldn't get the radio to tune. I could get a few sta... Daihatsu Terios 1.3 Sport

Daihatsu Terios Sport (2004 Feb)
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IT'S NOT quite a national sport yet, but given time there'll be queues to watch the manoeuvring antics of off-roaders as drivers try to shoehorn their huge tanks into miniscule supermarket car park spaces.Trouble is, for the vast majority of owners t... Daihatsu Terios Sport

Daihatsu Terios 1.5 SX (2006 Oct)
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THE Daihatsu Terios makes a fashion statement Kate Moss would be proud of.It packs a big visual punch on the road or the driveway – despite being one of the smaller 4x4s on the market.The styling is full of energy and verve and the compact nat... Daihatsu Terios 1.5 SX

Daihatsu Terios (2010 Feb)
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UNLIKE the original model, the latest Daihatsu Terios compact Sports Utility Vehicle has hit the spot having grown up to be a larger, more practical vehicle with the benefit of a five year warranty.The original Terios was neither one thing nor the ot... Daihatsu Terios

Daihatsu Terios 1.5 SE Automatic (2006 Dec)
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LOVE them or hate them, four wheel drive cars have a role to play - and not all off-roaders are the same.For a start, they don't have to be big and bulbous. Many of them are of the smaller variety, operating in virtual supermini or hatchback-like fas... Daihatsu Terios 1.5 SE Automatic

Daihatsu Terios (2003 Jan)
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THERE are people who fancy the idea of a 4x4 vehicle but are fazed by the sight of a monster mud-plugger with a couple of gearsticks.Too big, too daunting, too heavy, too expensive - and a good reason why Daihatsu launched the Terios back in 1997.The... Daihatsu Terios

Terios heads sales drive (2009 Feb)
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DAIHATSU is banking on one of its strongest sales incentives ever with five years free servicing on the popular Terios model to boost sales this spring.All Terios mini-SUVs registered since the start of this year and up to March 31 will gain five yea... Terios heads sales drive

Daihatsu Terios 1.5 SE (2006 Jun)
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IN FOOTBALLING terms, the Daihatsu's 4x4 offering could be compared to Wayne Rooney.Without necessarily being an oil painting, it has a muscular look with a bit of big dollop of attitude - and like Rooney, it has a lot of ability.Despite the new Teri... Daihatsu Terios 1.5 SE

Terios a real mud-plugger (2010 Apr)
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IF you really need a 4x4, but don’t fancy the running costs, why not drop down a few sizes and try the Daihatsu Terios.It is the only small 4x4 with five doors as standard making it more practical than others, and at a squeeze, it will seat five. It ... Terios a real mud-plugger

Used Approved Daihatsu (2008 May)
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Used Car Expert ask, "What do I get if I buy a Used Approved Daihatsu?" Are the cars inspected? “Yes, a rigorous pre-sales inspection.” Do they have a history check? “Yes.” What kind of cars do you sell? ... Used Approved Daihatsu

Right Car Right Price: Cars you won’t buy (2009 Jul)
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Recently, Used Car Expert was criticised for writing about the same cars all the time. But the reason is that they are popular cars in the market. Popular means lots of supply, which makes for cheap prices and great deals. If you want to read about o... Right Car Right Price: Cars you won’t buy

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Daihatsu offers free sat-nav with Terios (2006 Aug)
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BUYERS of the new Daihatsu Terios 4x4 are to be offered free satellite navigation worth £290 during September and October.Launched in May, the new Terios comes in three trim levels starting with the 1.5 S at £12,995.Standard equipment includes air-co... Daihatsu offers free sat-nav with Terios

Daihatsu serves up Terios offer (2009 Jan)
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FIVE years free servicing is being offered by Daihatsu on its Terios small 4x4s up to March this year - but only if drivers average 9,000 miles a year.All Terios registered from January to March 31 will come with five years or 45,000 miles free servi... Daihatsu serves up Terios offer

Daihatsu revises Terios range (2003 Apr)
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DAIHATSU has reduced its Terios range to just two models, and raised the price of entry by about £2,000.This means that the cheapest version is now the Terios Sport, which at £11,995 is a replacement for the £9,980 Terios E, albeit with a host of ext... Daihatsu revises Terios range

Daihatsu in Rush to unveil new Terios (2006 Feb)
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DAIHATSU is due to unveil its new Terios 4x4 model at next month's Geneva motor show ahead of its UK arrival in May.Significantly larger than the current vehicle, it gets a new 1.5-litre petrol engine with 40mpg economy and the lowest CO2 emissions i... Daihatsu in Rush to unveil new Terios

Should I buy a Mitsubishi Pinin? (2009 Aug)
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Hi I am contemplating part exchanging my Daihatsu Terios 2002 (even though it has had no problems as yet) for a 2005 1.8 Mitsubishi Shogun Pinin Elegance I like the chunky 4x4 types and live in rural area, but can't decide because I would... Should I buy a Mitsubishi Pinin?

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