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SUBARU Mini Jumbo Series/Models Timeline, Specifications and Pictures

Generations: 2
First production year: 1988
Engines: Gasoline
Body style: Hatchback
 

1988 - 1991

The kei-car segment was huge in the Japanese market, and Subaru was a big player in that. But for other countries, it built a version of its Rex/Mini Jumbo with bigger engines. A kei-car had to obey a specific set of rules, including size and engine displacement. That evolved into a car-culture almost unknown in other countries. But the same vehicles were suitable for heavy traffic use and mi...

full description and technical specifications
gasoline engines:

  SUBARU Mini Jumbo 3 doors 0.7L 4MT (37 HP)

  SUBARU Mini Jumbo 3 doors 0.8L 5MT (42 HP)

1988 - 1992

Subaru built the Rex/Mini Jumbo as a kei car for the Japan Domestic Market but exported it with larger engines on some other markets. The internal market was vital for Subaru. Since the Japanese regulations offered good incentives for kei-cars, Subaru offered the Rex since 1972. In 1986 the car already reached its third generation, and it was refreshed just two years later. Apart from one ...

full description and technical specifications
gasoline engines:

  SUBARU Mini Jumbo 5 doors 0.7L 4MT (37 HP)

  SUBARU Mini Jumbo 5 doors 0.8L 5MT (42 HP)