Toyota Motor Manufacturing Indonesia

Kijang History

Made for Indonesia by Indonesian People

Toyota Kijang is a commercial, family car model made by Toyota and it is also the most popular vehicle for MiniBus class in Indonesia. First introduced in Indonesia in 1977, Kijang is one of the many models featured by Toyota and the most well known by Indonesian.

 

 
Toyota Kijang
1977

Kijang 1st Generation

(1977-1980)

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Toyota Kijang 1st Generation

The first generation of Kijang was launched on January 24, 1977. This first generation of Toyota Kijang merged pickup concept with basic square shape.

This model is also known as "Kijang Buaya" because its car bonnets can be opened sidewards. For this model, the percentage of local parts and components has reached 19%.

1981

Kijang 2nd Generation

1981-1985

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Toyota Kijang 2nd Generation

The second generation of Toyota Kijang started its sales back in 1981.

The car with chassis code KF20 is also dubbed as Doyok and thus the nick name Kijang Doyok. For this model, the percentage of locally-assembled parts and components has reached 30%.

 

Toyota Kijang testimonial Mr. Moch. Moenir

Mr. Moch. Moenir

Surabaya / Entrepreneur / 65

“Saya termasuk pengguna setia Kijang dari dulu. Saya sudah pakai Kijang sejak generasi ke-2, Kijang Comando. Saat itu belum ada mobil minibus yang kapasitasnya luas seperti Kijang sehingga selain bisa saya gunakan sebagai mobil operasional kantor, juga bisa digunakan sebagai mobil keluarga yang nyaman......
Kijang  memang tiada duanya “

1986

Kijang 3rd Generation

1986-1996

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Toyota Kijang 3rd Generation

In 1986, the third generation of Toyota Kijang lineup was launched.

This Kijang generation featured a curvier shape which makes it look more modern. For this model, the percentage of locally-assembled parts and components has reached 44%.

 

Toyota Kijang testimonial Mrs. Radiani

Mrs. Radiani

Kab. Langkat, North Sumatera / Housewife / 62

“Semenjak tahun 1992, keluarga saya membeli sebuah Kijang Jantan. Mobil keluarga yang nyaman dan mempunyai kualitas yang bagus. Pada tahun 2001, kami pernah melakukan perjalanan Medan – Jogja selama 3 hari perjalanan dengan menggunakan Kijang. Begitu tangguh, tidak terjadi masalah kualitas selama di perjalanan. Alhamdulillah, hingga sekarang (2015) Kijang tetap setia 23 tahun menjadi kendaraan keluarga..Terima kasih Toyota Kijang”

1997

Kijang 4th Generation

1997-2004

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Toyota Kijang 4th Generation

The fourth generation of Kijang was introduced in 1997 with newly designed interiors and more aerodynamic exterior parts. This model is also branded as "Kijang Kapsul".

For this model, the percentage of locally-assembled parts and components has reached 53%.

Toyota Kijang testimonial Mrs. Ajeng Vina

Mrs. Ajeng Vina

DI Jogjakarta / Entrepreneur / 33


“Kijang itu sangat berjasa buat keluarga saya.Saya tiga bersaudara, waktu itu demi kenyamanan anak-anaknya, Ayah dan Ibu memilih Kijang sebagai sarana transportasi.Sekarang, saya sudah menjadi ibu, pilihan saya pun jatuh pada Kijang untuk kenyamanan anak-anak. Sulit berpaling dari Kijang.”
 

2004

Kijang 5th Generation

2004-saat ini

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Toyota Kijang 5th Generation

Kijang got another in 2004 and entered the market as "Kijang Innova".

The model has undergone a relatively dramatic change if compared to the previous generations. While the initial concept of its first generation is Basic Utility Vehicles or low class vehicles, the fifth generation is positioned as the middle class vehicles. In addition to Indonesia, this model is also marketed overseas under the name of "Innova" (without "Kijang" moniker).

Toyota Kijang testimonial Mr. Hendi Cahyadi

Mr. Hendi Cahyadi

Bandung / Employee / 52

Karena sudah cocok pakai Toyota Kijang Kapsul dengan ketangguhannya mengarungi jalan kota, tahun 2004 saat Kijang Innova launching pertama kali di Bandung, saya langsung beli 1 unit. Sampai sekarang unit yang sama masih dipakai dan tidak rewel dalam perawatan. Saya sudah tidak sabar untuk upgrade ke Innova yang baru. Toyota INNOVA siiiip… deh 

2014

Kijang 6th Generation

2014 - saat ini

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Toyota Kijang 6th Generation

Kijang got another face lift in 2004 and entered the market as "Kijang Innova".

The model has undergone a relatively dramatic change if compared to the previous generations. While the initial concept of its first generation is Basic Utility Vehicles or low class vehicles, the fifth generation is positioned as the middle class vehicles. In addition to Indonesia, this model is also marketed overseas under the name of "Innova" (without "Kijang" moniker).

 

Toyota Kijang testimonial Mr. Jerry Adi Pradian

Mr. Jerry Adi Pradian

DKI Jakarta / College Student / 22

Kijang is an influental part of my life. During my kindergarten time, My father take me to school as well as picked me up after school using his beloved Kijang Grand Extra. I also used Kijang as my first car, I used Kijang Innova to learn how to drive. I like Kijang Innova because of its huge torque and comfort cabin.