SUBANG JAYA: Proton officially launched the updated Exora MPV for 2019 which comes in two variants -Executive and Premium - priced at RM59,800 and RM66,800 respectively.
All prices are on-the-road without insurance.
The launch event was held at the Proton Crystal Showroom at the Centre of Excellence (COE) facility.
The Exora for 2019 has some minor exterior styling tweaks such as a new shark fin antenna paired with the black exterior roof panel for a sportier look. Also available is a new colour, Rosewood Maroon.
Inside, it has a new interior upholstery and a new meter combination delivers a clear view of important information at a single glance.
It now features the intelligent infotainment system with voice recognition which can be accessed with the now familiar 'Hi Proton' catchphrase.
Also, an embedded eSIM card ensures mobile Internet connectivity available on the Premium variant.
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Apps for music streaming, online navigation and weather updates are also offered and can be accessed via the 7-inch touchscreen with full colour display. The system also has smartphone connectivity and a mirror function for Android devices.
The 2019 Exora features a 1.6 litre turbocharged mill mated to a CVT transmission and produces 140PS at 5,000rpm and 203Nm of torque from 2,000rpm - 4,000rpm.
Safety-wise, the 2019 Exora comes with twin front airbags, electronic stability control (ESC), disc brakes, anti-lock brakes (ABS), electronic brake distribution (EBD) and front seatbelts with pretensioners, rear parking sensors and a reverse camera.
The 2019 Exora is offered with Extra Value packages of which there are four standard Extra Value packages beginning with the service package that offers three free labour services.
Next is the Internet data package with free data (1GB per month) for five years.
The final two packages are the interest rate package with financing rates as low as 2.76% and the insurance package that offers a number of benefits to buyers who insure their 2019 Exora with Proton's panel on insurers.
On top of the standard Extra Value packages, Proton is also offering special Value Added packages.
Customers who buy the 2019 Exora this year will be given a five-year or 11 times free labour service package while the first 1,000 buyers will also be given free road tax for two years for private buyers and free road tax for one year for corporate customers.
Combined with the price reduction and the value of the new features introduced in each variant, the 2019 Exora 1.6T Executive delivers RM4,233 worth of additional benefits compared to its predecessor while the Premium variant has the additional benefits amounting to RM5,652.