Engines And Performance
The Perodua Viva comes with 3-cylinder engine choises 660 cc,850 cc and 1000 cc. They are familiar engines but updated with modern technology such as DVVT (Dynamic variable Valve Timing) and EFI, and they all have twin overhead camshafts to provide even stronger low-speed pulling power,resulting in fewer gearchanges,yet also manages to increase top end power. Other innovations include a resin port intake manifold and a head cover incorporating an air-cleaner casing.
- EF-VE 660 (659 cc) - 37 kW (50 PS, 50 bhp) at 7,200 rpm, 58 N m (43 lb ft) at 4,400 rpm also used in Daihatsu Hijet.
- ED-VE 850 (847 cc) - 39 kW (53 PS, 52 bhp) at 6,000 rpm, 76 N m (56 lb ft) at 4000 rpm which is developed from the engine first introduced in 1986 for export versions of the Daihatsu Mira.
- EJ-VE 1000 (969 cc) - 45 kW (61 PS, 60 bhp) at 6,000 rpm, 90 N m (66 lb ft) at 3,600 rpm also used in some versions of Daihatsu Sirion and Perodua Myvi.