13 Jan 2017
Rawang, 13 Jan: Perodua announces that the new Perodua Axia facelift, which includes a new Variable Valve Timing with intelligence (VVT-I) engine – an improvement compared with its current KR Engine as well as improved features, is now open for booking to the public.
The new engine with VVT-I will further boost the Axia’s fuel efficiency up to 22.5Km/L in Eco-Driving mode, comparedwith the current 21.6Km/L (manual transmission).
“The Axia has been our best-selling model since 2014 and we believe that the added value included in these new variants would be able to sustain the public’s interest for this model,” Perodua Sales Sdn Bhd Managing Director, Dato’ Dr. Zahari Husin said.
Perodua sold 214,700 Axia since it was launched in September 2014 which makes the Axia Malaysia’s No.1 EEV. In 2016, the entry level compact car sold 85,900 units.
“We target the Perodua Axia to have an average sales volume of 6,000 units a month,” Dato’ Dr. Zahari said.
Other improvements for the Axia standard include new styling for the front grill and bumper; backdoor handle; a new seat fabric design; and comes with projector headlamp.
On the entertainment system, Perodua Axia Standard-G audio now comes with USB port.
While for the Axia SE and Advance variants; improvements include new styling front grille and bumper; push start button; smart entry with smart key; multimedia system with ‘Smart Link’ (for android only); new design projector headlamps; new chrome door outer handles; spiral design alloy wheels; backdoor handle; new seat fabric design (for SE); and meter-combi with new white illumination.
The Perodua Axia (Standard) comes in Ivory White, Glittering Silver, Ebony Black and Midnight Blue. The Lemongrass Green and Cherry Blossom that were introduced during its launch in September 2014 have been dropped.
The SE and Advance Version variants have two (2) additional colours compared with the Axia Standard-G; which are Solid Sunflower Yellow and Metallic Lava Red.
The Peninsular Malaysia price for the new Perodua Axia variant begins from RM 24,900 for the Standard-E (manual) to RM42, 900 for the Advance (auto). For the full price list and comparison, please see attached document.
“Despite the added value we included in this Perodua Axia facelift, we have kept the price range affordable for all Malaysians”.
“We welcome the public to visit our 182 sales showrooms nationwide and to speak to our authorised sales advisors about the new Axia facelift,” Dato’ Dr. Zahari said.
Perodua is also inviting customers to come to the biggest Perodua carnival event-MYPerodua Nation which will be held next weekend from 20th to 22nd January 2017 at AEON Mall Shah Alam (outdoor car park).