Without time after Iriz, it’s now the turn of the Proton Persona facelift version to go viral.Presented with a more sporty and fresh design, the Proton Persona facelift continues the legacy of Proton’s first SUV model, the X70. Just like Iriz, the Persona 2019 facelift has undergone some significant changes, especially the exterior design.
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Among them, the front grille finish was inspired by the ‘Ethereal Bow’ introduced for the first time on the Proton X70. The radiator grille uses ‘Infinity Weave’ patent which is now Proton’s new logo.
The Proton Persona 2019 facelift also comes with a new LED mist design that makes the sedan look more elegant, as well as a new front bumper.
The rear bumper looks simple and sporty, with no Proton badge, instead the word ‘P R O T O N’, as it appears on the X70 and the Iriz facelift.
At one glance, it looks like the Proton Persona 2019 facelift is wider and bigger. The design of the headlights and rear fog lights are still the same, with no VVT word except the smaller spoiler.
The enhanced model is also fitted with a 15-inch 8-inch alloy rim design, while the antenna is converted from conventional to shark-like, like Iriz 2019.
There is ‘HI Proton’
More interestingly, the Proton Persona 2019 facelift infotainment unit is also given a new breath through the color screen developed by Proton and ECARX with connectivity features, including the ‘Hi Proton’ voice command function, similar to the X70 and Iriz 2019. It also makes Proton Persona 2019 facelift as Proton’s first B-segment sedan with such features.
The Proton iri (2019) facelift also comes with a new meter display with full color Multiinfo Display (MID). The ‘Mode’ control button that was originally on the right of the steering wheel is now replaced by the ‘Voice Command’ button for the ‘Hi Proton’ voice command.
All Tricks & Boxes, But There Are A Table
As for the mechanical aspect, no engine or transmission changes were made. It’s still the same, but some records are made to make it more responsive and save on oil. The same goes for NVH rates given.
Price? Currently no price tag has been disclosed. However, WapCar.my are informed that the price of the Proton Persona 2019 facelift is cheaper than the current version. Anything else is waiting for the launch party soon.
How is it? In our view, the design of the Proton Persona 2019Facelift is Awesome!!!
This is definitely the greatest and best change to the new Iriz and Persona. Proton presently has evaluated these two vehicles seriously against the challenge, and the figures currently give buyers a decision when looking for a hatchback or car. With regards to the Iriz’s costs, the figures underneath grandstands a base section cost of RM 36,700 and goes up to RM 50,700 for the 1.6-liter Premium CVT variation.
With respect to the Persona, the passage cost is presently RM 42,600 and ascends to RM 54,600 for the equivalent 1.6-liter Premium CVT variation.
|2019 Proton Iriz variants||Price (Peninsular Malaysia)|
|1.3L Standard MT||RM 36,700|
|1.3L Standard CVT||RM 39,700|
|1.3L Executive CVT||RM 44,700|
|1.6L Executive CVT||RM 46,700|
|1.6L Premium CVT||RM 50,700|
|2019 Proton Persona variants||Price (Peninsular Malaysia)|
|1.6L Standard MT||RM 42,600|
|1.6L Standard CVT||RM 44,600|
|1.6L Executive CVT||RM 49,600|
|1.6L Premium CVT||RM 54,600|
Outwardly, the two vehicles have experienced a touch and fold to adjust the structure nearer to its SUV kin, the X70. From the front, Proton’s “Ethereal Bow” structure is apparent in the two autos, with the chrome trim from the headlamps that support the grille or on account of the Iriz grandstands the Proton identification. The middle grille additionally now has the Infinite Weave design for item congruity. Integrating the two autos are the LED Daytime Running Lights on the lower guards.
For the back, the Iriz takes on an increasingly noteworthy change. There is an incorporation of a wide shine dark strip over the middle with Proton lettering. The guard on the hatchback has likewise been upgraded.
The lodge for the two autos is especially comparative regarding dashboard, guiding haggle bunch structure. Contrasts here are the consideration of a multi-information show at the focal point of the instrument group, the gear knob from the X70 is presently set up, and furthermore the substitution of a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment unit which is Geely’s very own adaptation Global Key User Interface found in the X70. For more you can visit WapCar.my.