Jakarta – Online mode of transportation, such as online taxis today is very helpful to the community. Not only for those who need transportation, but also for those who need additional income.
Well, to be an online taxi, needed a suitable vehicle, either from the purchase price or fuel efficiency. Then, what kind of car is suitable as an online taxi?
1) Toyota Avanza
The first choice, clearly falling to low-profit vehicle (LMPV) owned by PT Toyota Astra Motor (TAM), Avanza. Cars that have been present more than 10 years in Indonesia, this becomes a pretty wise choice for the online taxi entrepreneurs.
The reason is quite simple, the first car has a capacity of seven passengers, and certainly suitable as a car transport. Second, by carrying the Toyota brand, for after sales affairs can certainly be very reliable.
Furthermore, Toyota Avanza has a price that is still quite competitive, starting from the type of bottom 1.3 E M / T Rp 190.45 million to the highest type 1.5 G M / TRp 220.6 million.
2) Daihatsu Xenia
The second option for a fleet suitable for use as an online taxi, is Daihatsu Xenia. As a twin Toyota Avanza, the reason this car is suitable for use as an online taxi is no doubt.
For the price, starting from the lowest Daihatsu Xenia type, which is Great New Xenia X MT 1.3 STD Rp 180.45 million. As for the highest type, Great New Xenia R AT 1.3 Sporty Rp 215.1 million.
For the engine, Great New Xenia 1.3 liter also gets Dual VVT-i technology. Of course this also makes the fuel consumption more efficient, let alone combined with the use of 5-speed manual transmission.
Again, in addition to the purchase price is more affordable, Xenia also both have a good resale price.
3) Honda Mobilio
In addition to two cars owned by Astra, Honda Mobilio can also be a pretty right choice to be used as an online taxi. In fact, for an online taxi from one of the major taxi companies in Indonesia, has also selected LMPV owned by PT Honda Prospect Motor (HPM), as the taxi fleet.
Although not as much as the Toyota Avanza and Daihatsu Xenia, Honda Mobilio offers comfort, with a monokok chassis. In addition, Honda Mobilio cabin space is also arguably roomy, to transport passengers and goods.
For business performance, with a capacity of 1.5 liter VTEC engine, offering better performance than rivals. But do not worry, the fuel consumption of Mobilio is also not inferior to its rivals.
The price, Honda Mobilio lowest, which is S type dibanderol Rp 189.5 million and most high New Honda Mobilio RS CVT Rp 243.5 million.
4) Daihatsu Sigra
Daihatsu twin products – Toyota in the 7-seat LCGC class can be an option if the funds you have are in the range of Rp 100 million. Daihatsu Sigra is priced from Rp 108.9 million to 149.6 million on the road in Jakarta.
Unlike the Calya is offered with a 1.2 liter engine only. Sigra is offered with a choice of 1.0 liter engine and 1.2 liter, so the price can be more competitive.
For the 1.0-liter engine variant is only offered with a manual transmission only. While the 1.2-liter engine variant is offered with manual and automatic transmission.
5) Datsun Go + Panca
As a pioneer in LCGC 7 seaters class, at that time Datsun Go + became a prima donna to be an online taxi. Until now, Datsun Go + still keeps its charm by offering the lowest price in its class, with banderol from Rp 104, 8 to 135.1 million on the road in Jakarta.
Interestingly, the lowest variant of Datsun Go + has adopted a 1.2-liter engine. However, until now Datsun Go + is still offered with manual transmission.
Although the capacity of 7 passengers, the third line is ideally used by only small children. At least the third line can be optimized for extra-large items