Toyota 3SZ-FE engine can be found in Toyota Avanza 1.5 model in Malaysia market. But Avanza is not the first model found with this series of engine, the first model in Malaysia can be trace back to Perodua Kembara DVVT model with K3-VE engine, which after that widely use in Perodua Myvi 1.3 model.
After that Toyota Avanza launch their 1.3 model with 2SZ-FE engine which can be consider almost same as Daihatsu K3-VE, and 3SZ-FE for 1.5 model, which also use in Perodua Myvi and Alza 1.5, also can be seen in Toyota Rush and Perodua Nautica.
Later on Daihatsu Malaysia launch the Gran Max van which is installed with a 3SZ-VE engine, the cylinder head gasket for the 3SZ-FE and 3SZ-VE is a bit difference, there are 2 holes near the timing chain area is seal in 3SZ-VE type of gasket.
3SZ-VE engine is originally use in Toyota Lite and Townace, and the exhaust manifold gasket seem also very similar to the Daihatsu YRV turbo type under K3-VET engine.