Toyota BB – It’s Not A Car, It’s A BB


The first generation of Toyota bB was a 3 door coupe utility and this was special for Japan only, afterwards, Toyota Motors started producing 5 door hatchbacks which are found in the mini Multi-Purpose Vehicle category (mini MPV). The first generation was produced from 2000 to 2005 by Toyota Motors while the second generation was manufactured from 2005 to 2016 by Daihatsu, a subsidiary of Toyota Motors. The Toyota bB is a front-engine and front-wheel drive.

The car is competent in providing an outstanding 100Km/ 10 Liters and offers modern onboard facilities. 

The Toyota bB is a mini MPV hatchback that has been in production since 2000 for 1 generation known as the NCP3. It is a family member of the Toyota Vitz XP10 and is manufactured on the popular Toyota Platz platform which is shared with many Toyotas such as the Vitz, Ist, and Platz.

The Toyota bB is mated with either 2NZ-FE 1.3 – liter engine or 1NZ-FE 1.5 – liter engine which is equipped with a 4-speed automatic transmission. This produces the output power of  65 – 81kW, 87 – 110 hp, that is capable of propelling the car from 0- 100km/h in 10 – 16.4 seconds. The Toyota bB is mated with an automatic transmission and it’s available in both 2 wheel and 4-wheel drive options.



The interior design of Toyota bB feels unique, spacious, and eye-catching, more like Platz than the Toyota Vitz, and is made up of high-quality materials. In the driver’s and passenger’s area, space is adequate hence comfortable for tall people. 



The Toyota bB has several storage compartments, the glove compartment, pocket at the back of the seat, cardholder, coin holder, which are useful for storing items. At the driver’s area, a center-console, and 2 cup-holders are available. For the passenger’s cabin, there are seat pockets and 2 cupholders.

The boot area is not big enough like other mini MPV and can carry small to medium size luggage. 


Other Extras

 Sunroof, Aux, USB, Bluetooth, DVD player, Cruise control A/C, and Navigator.


Safety Features

 3 Point Seat belt, Electronic Stability Control, ABS with EBD, SRS Airbags, and Emergency Brake Assist.



The Toyota bB is a box-like vehicle with a superb interior space, front grille, and angular headlamps to give the vehicle a wider profile. The comfort grades come with fog lights, 15-inch tires, and alloy rims.


Fuel Consumption

The fuel tank capacity for Toyota bB is 40 – 45 Litres and its fuel consumption is 100km/10L.


Toyota bB Acceleration

Toyota bB 1NZ- FE 1.5 – litre engine accelerates from 0-100km/h in 10 – 16.4 seconds.


Spare Parts Availability & Where To Buy

Toyota bB is somehow common in the Tanzania car market but its service parts are very affordable and available in Tanzania as the car is still available in the market. You can get the spare parts and other body parts through BE FORWARD by visiting BE FORWARD Auto Parts Store.

Toyota bB price ranges from $1,958 to $9,183 on the used car market, depending on the model year, installed features, color, mileage, and other conditions of the car. Therefore, you can look at these factors to buy bB suitable for your budget.




6 thoughts on “Toyota BB – It’s Not A Car, It’s A BB

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  1. Kalolaine

    My bB was in an accident a few days ago. The car reck was not involved with another vehicle but was crashed into a ditch. The Chasity looks still in place but the panel is damaged and the bottom of the oil tank and gas tank is a hole.
    Is this problem fixable


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