The all-new and improved Perodua Axia now open for booking at showrooms nationwide (VIDEO)

Malay Mail
Malay Mail

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 1 — Malaysian car manufacturer, Perodua, has unveiled some of the latest specs for the new and improved, entry level car, the Perodua Axia.

With the price ranging between RM38,600 and RM49,500 (without insurance and in West Malaysia), the all-new Axia is described as a complete evolution from its predecessor when it comes to fuel efficiency.

The new Axia model now can potentially travel up to 27.4 kilometres per litre (based on the Malaysian driving cycle mode) compared to the current model which is only 21.6 kilometres per litre.

The new model is also equipped with Perodua’s Smart Drive Assist — which is the first for an entry level car.

Available in four variants; The G, the X, the SE and the AV — all four variants will come equipped with Vehicle Stability Control (VSC) and traction control, ABS with Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD) as well as a Hill Start Assist and traction control.

The variants also come with a one-litre engine with Dual mode continuously various transmission (DCVT).

Meanwhile the SE and AV variants will have some extra features which includes power-mode, LED day-light running lamp (DRL), solar and security film along with semi-bucket type detachable headrest.

Exclusively for the Axia AV variant, it will come with a seven-inch Thin-Film transistor (TST) multi info display, a nine-inch display audio along with a two tone semi leather seats and six airbags.

According to Perodua president and chief executive officer Datuk Sri Zainal Abidin Ahmad, the new Axia offers best value for an entry level car.

“The all-new Perodua Axia is the latest model under the Perodua Smart Build (PSB), which means that it is part of a global production and component chain.

“The end result is a model that offers a wide range of selection for entry level car buyers and we believe that the All-New Perodua Axia offers the best value in its segment,” he said in a statement.

The Perodua Axia is available in five colours including Granite Grey, Lava Red, Glittering Silver, Ivory White and the new Coral Blue and it is now available for booking at Perodua showrooms nationwide.

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