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Five ‘More’ Reasons To Love Proton Persona ( 2017-08-28 )

The Proton Persona has achieved great success in the market within 2 years after it was launched. In fact, the curvier looking Persona has greatly improved from its successor and possess as a great competition to most B-segment sedan in the market.

The Proton Persona is somehow a mix of Proton Gen 2 and Preve, combining both great handling performance and roomier cabin space. You might find the Persona looking very familiar because it shares the same platform with the Iriz. With that, the Persona is the perfect mix of all Proton DNAs and has made it one of Malaysian’s favorite sedan. Here are 5 more reasons to love the Proton Persona.

More airbags

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The new Persona is now packed with 6 airbags (only Premium variant), including dual front airbags, side airbags on the driver and passenger side mirrors and curtain airbags for rear passenger’s safety. The new Persona is a great improvement from its successor, Persona SV (Super Value) which only offers dual front airbags across all variants back in 2013. Safety wise, Proton has sent the new Persona for ASEAN crash test before going on the road. The result is totally motivating as the new Persona is being rated Five Stars by ASEAN NCAP just like the Honda Civic and Hyundai Ioniq.

More comfortable cabin

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The new Persona is looking incredible inside out. The Persona’s cabin space is now fitted with dual tone color scheme on the dashboard, a combination of light grey and black color trim. It has successfully improves the overall aesthetic of the Persona. You can now adjust your driving position to the optimum position because the new Persona has fitted height adjustable driver seat across all variant. While the standard model gets fabric seats, the Premium model will be fitted with leather upholstery and leather wrapped steering wheel for a premium touch. The back of the Persona is fitted with 510 litre boot space and good enough to fit 2 big luggages. If you would opt for bigger boot space, the 60:40 split folding rear seats (Exec and Premium variants only) is able to fulfill your needs for space.

More powerful drive

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The new Persona is fitted with 1.6 litre VVT engine with great performance, fuel economy and emissions replacing the old 1.6 litre Campro IAFM engine. You can achieve 107 horse power at 5,750 rpm and 150 Nm of torque at 4,000 rpm. Like the rest of its Proton cars, the Persona exudes ride and handling manners that outclasses other competitors in the price range. The Iriz has received numerous compliment for its all rounded performance and Proton offers better refinement to the Persona. The noise, vibration and harshness (NVH) level is significantly reduced because the Persona engine uses three point engine mounts instead of four to increase load levels and reduce vibrations. The ECO Drive Assist indicator is standard on all variants to increase engine efficiency and resulting 6.1 litres per 100KM of fuel economy. In real world economy, keeping a lighter foot on the paddle will always reflects a lower figures.

More safety features

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Proton has offered generous safety features in the new Persona to aim at more family-oriented buyers. All Persona variants comes with ABS with EBD and brake assist, electronic stability control (ESC), traction control, hill-hold assist and two sets of ISOFIX child seat anchors are being installed. While keeping the comfort level on par with its handling capability, the Persona is equipped with plenty of advanced technology that can only be found in higher price range sedan. The Premium variant gets six airbags instead of four, keyless entry and push start button as well as reverse camera. The Persona has emerged to be the more affordable choice as B-segment alternative for the Japanese cars.

More discount

To celebrate the National Day and Malaysia Day, Proton is offering RM1,500 or free 5 years free service. To sweeten the deal, MyCarsearch is offering free gifts and discount this month! Click on your desired car below and get the latest quotation from us. 

Proton Persona Standard MT – RM46,800

Proton Persona Standard CVT – RM49,800

Proton Persona Executive – RM55,800

Proton Persona Premium – RM59,800

If you love the Proton Persona as much as we do, consider getting one as your personal commuter on this festive season. Find out how you can get more discount for Proton Persona. On MyCarsearch you can compare the best new car offers from local and national dealers. Get greater discount for Proton Persona without any of the usual hassle.

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