PETALING JAYA: Bookings for the all-new Perodua Myvi will open from Nov 9.
Priced from RM44,300 (without insurance), the new Myvi comes with a comprehensive suite of safety features, a first in its price range.
Powered by new 1.3 and 1.5 litre energy efficient vehicle (EEV) engines equipped with dual VVT-i, the Myvi comes with five speed manual transmission for the 1.3 or an option of a four speed E-AT automatic transmission on all variants.
The new engines are produced at the Daihatsu Perodua Engine Manufacturing plant in Sendayan, Negri Sembilan.
The upper body is designed completely in-house by Perodua, a first for the company.
Equipped with Eco Idle for the 1.3X, 1.5H and 1.5AV models, it features best fuel economy of 20.1 km/l for the 1.5AT.
In terms of dimensions, the new Myvi is longer, lower and wider than its predecessor.
The top of the range model is equipped with Advanced Safety Assist (ASA), a set of advanced features that include Pre-Collision Warning, pre-collision braking, front departure alert and pedal misoperation control.
The safety features are made possible with a forward-facing camera positioned behind the rear view mirror.
ABS with EBD, vehicle stability control are standard on all variants, while 1.5 variants are equipped with six airbags. The 1.3 variant comes with four airbags.
The new Myvi comes in six colours namely Ivory White, Glittering Silver, Mystical Purple, Lava Red, Peppermint Green (1.3 only) and Granite Grey (1.5 only).
"The all new Myvi represents everything we stand for at Perodua. It is the culmination of years of hard work and manufacturing experience, listening to our customers and continuously improving on our products based on their feedback, "said Perodua president and chief executive officer Datuk Aminar Rashid Salleh.
Prices are as follows (on-the-road without insurance, Peninsular Malaysia):
1. 1.3 Standard G (MT) - RM44,300
2. 1.3 Standard G (AT) - RM46,300
3. 1.3 Premium X (AT) -RM48,300
4. 1.5 High (AT) - RM51,800
5. 1.5 Advance (AT) - RM55,300.