Proton Exora

RM 59,800 - 66,800 TBC
C-Segment MPV | 1.6T

That is when ESC comes to the rescue. In simple terms, ESC helps point car where the driver intends to go. It applies brake individually to the wheel that requires it to set the car in the correct direction.

The paint thickness on our test unit shows consistency in the circa 100 um range, with a notable focus on the black roof top at 123 um.

You also get stylish side skirting, rear spoiler, black roof top and black rear garnish only on the Premium for an overall sportier feel. Smoked head and tail lamps come as standard so the Executive variant is not left behind.

to be fair, the similarly priced proton exora 2019 is just as old as the exora but unlike the alza, the exora has been given several significant improvements including a new turbocharged (but still port injection) engine, and more recently, a vastly improved infotainment system.

there’s also no isofix but that’s not really a big deal. remember that it is a myth that isofix child seats are safer. no, isofix only make the installation of child seats easier, at the cost of being a lot more expensive. exora price in reality, isofix or not, installing a child seat is quite a hassle and from our experience, it’s better buy multiple seats rather than moving one very expensive isofix-standard seat between cars. remember that child seats have a limited life span and your child will outgrow it pretty soon.

ESC is a generic term as carmakers often have their own names for stability control; Toyota calls it Vehicle Stability Control, Honda calls it Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA), for BMW it is Dynamic Stability Control (DSC), etc. But they’re referring to the same feature.

the second row seats are easy to fold down to access the third row seats. putting them up requires a little bit of force to make sure the seats are secured though.  exora price in terms of cabin quietness, the exora reads at 63 decibels at 60 km/h, 69 decibles at cruising speeds of 90 km/h and 70 decibels at 110 km/h. the tests show that the exora does not have the quietest cabin, but acceptable for its price range.

sure enough, a light tap on the throttle will see a quick and powerful shove forward. our exora price 2020 tests indicate the exora is capable of making the sprint in proton exora 2020 the cvt is smooth but slow, and at times, it can feel like a deer in the headlights. proton exora the downfall of the car is the steering. handling is very heavy, and can be felt even at high speeds. while this means that you get a steadier hold at highway speeds, driving in a parking lot, especially a narrow one, the exora can be an armful.

As you know, the Exora comes equipped with a turbo paired to its 1.6-litre DOHC engine since 2011. The turbo is added to give the MPV more shove than the basic 1.6-litre Campro engine.

Geely Jia Ji(嘉际) is already launched in China, and according to Proton's lineup schedule, this brand new Geely model might become the next generation of Exora. Let's take a look at it first.

So, despite the aging features and heavy handling, if we were to pick a local MPV for family practicality, the Exora is still our pick for the decade.

like all protons, the exora has above average ride and handling. it’s fairly composed at highway speeds and despite the taller ride height, doesn’t handle too differently from a sedan. it certainly drives better and is more comfortable than a perodua alza. proton exora 2019 the downside to all these is its high fuel consumption. the exora is very heavy, tipping the scales at over 200 kg more than a honda br-v. all these heft is moved by a 1.6-litre engine which although turbocharged, is not the same kind as those used by more current european and japanese engines, which pair turbocharging with direct fuel injection instead of the exora’s older port fuel injection.

There is still no keyless entry, nor is there push-to-start functions. Though Proton added ESC in one of the Exora’s updates, the MPV still only has 2 airbags, something that cars of 10 years ago consider as standard.

the proton exora 2020 feels every bit the aging mpv that it is. proton might have given the car modern upgrades in the 2019 update, but the system only serves to help you forget the age of the model for a short period.

at the same time, you can achieve most of the control functions through geely’s global key user interface ( exora price ) system, which is quite smart and convenient.

These sensors send signals to the electronic control unit (ECU), which the brain, and it figures out how much braking or accelerating is needed to get the car out of trouble.

The Honda Civic’s turbo fuel saving logic does not fit here, as this is just a bolt-on turbo, albeit fitted at the factory. Fuel delivery is still via a traditional port injection method, versus direct injection used by more current turbocharged engines.

The new car has three interior seating options: 2+2+2, 2+2+3 or 2+3+2, which can be chosen by different families according to their needs.

was first launched in 2009, thus making it nearly a decade old now. Most manufacturers will keep their models for around five to seven years before replacing it with a new model.

exora price has won the “most people in mpv” award in the malaysia book of records. this roomy 7-seater is an excellent choice for comfort, no matter how long the journey is. get in the right mood with personalized entertainment and navigation features that will ensure an enjoyable drive on the road.

its one-touch fold and tumble mechanism for the second-row seat is also the best in the segment, making it the easiest to climb inside the third row seats. all of the exora’s rivals require your two hands to fold and tumble the middle row seats before squeezing into the third row. proton exora 2019 it also has the biggest boot. even with the third row seats up, you still have enough space for stroller or a small wheelchair.

Throughout the years, Proton has not changed the Exora’s looks by much. The MPV still bares resemblance with the first car that was launched in 2009. But Proton has done what they can to give the Exora the minor detail changes to keep it current.

the proton exora 2019 (2019)  is a mpv priced at rm 59,800- 66,800 and comes in 2 models, offering a 5 years / 150,000 km warranty. service interval : first 1,000 km, then every 10,000 km.

Another complain is that the centre console is too low, making it difficult to reach. The same goes for the two USB ports, of which only one connects to the USB Mirroring function.

The Exora is Proton’s family car option launched in 2009 and currently the brand’s only MPV.

if you can trust that the days of poorly built protons are now history, the exora is still a very worthy choice, even if it’s nearly 10 years old. exora price 2020 2020 2019 2020 2020 the c-segment exora has no direct competitor within its price bracket. the closest rivals are the honda br-v (from rm 80,989) and perodua alza (from rm 54,290 for automatic) – both from lower b-segment, and are a lot smaller than the exora. proton exora offers the best combination of price, comfort, practicality, proven reliability, and low fuel consumption. proton exora it might only have two airbags but it comes with electronic stability control (vsa), thus giving it a sufficiently good, if not basic balance between active (accident prevention) and passive safety (injury lessening). proton exora it’s also the most comfortable in its class, with a very passenger car-like handling and ride comfort. proton exora is just as cheap to buy as the exora but it’s even cheaper to run. however it’s also a lot smaller. its third row seats are very small, even for children. it’s more of a 5+2 seater rather than a seven-seater but for some buyers, this is what they need as not every mpv owner needs all seven seats all the time. proton exora by trading off some interior space versus the exora, the smaller alza offers buyers easier parking/handing as well as lower fuel consumption.

The combination leather and fabric seats were comfortable, but when adjusted to its lowest, the hard plastic on the seat's lower frame bites into the thighs when exiting the car.

And being a family car, the Exora definitely has many cubby spaces to satisfy a huge family, but the bins lack depth.

Geely Jia Ji has a slender van design that looks smooth and natural and will not be as square and bulky as some MPVs.

Correcting a slide requires finesse to not over-correct and it’s something almost everyone struggles with at first without training or practice. Plus, the natural instinct is to brake when things go wrong but in the case of sliding, it could exasperate the situation and push the car into a spin.

Of course, consumers who prefer to drive fuel cars can also choose the 1.8-litre turbo petrol engine and six-speed automatic combo that pushes out 183 hp and 300 Nm.

panel gaps range between of 3.5 mm to 5 mm, which is a bit on the high side.  exora price proton’s latest update on the exora saw the cabin upgraded to give off a premium environment for all passengers and by all accounts, proton has succeeded in doing so.

on our test route, the exora price returned 9.78-litres/100 km. the numbers are high, but considering the exora is a heavy mpv, the high fuel consumption is expected.

Comparatively, the Exora still does the job well as a family mover and has more space and “Malaysian” practicality than other local 7-seater MPVs (we’re talking about the teh-tarik hooks here).

we all know that proton exora 2019 is about to usher in a new generation. proton also announced its new car plan, and we also saw the prototype of jia ji, so this may be the prototype of exora.

Yes the Exora produces more power than a Honda BR-V or a Perodua Alza, but that’s only because it burns a lot more fuel, not because it’s more efficient. On the move, it doesn’t feel any faster, but adequate for what it is expected to do.

The interior has made Jia Ji a new grade, with a sense of technology and a sense of design. Drivers and passengers can enjoy a full LCD instrument cluster, 12.3-inch floating widescreen infotainment panel and a double-deck centre console that houses The main controls and electronic gear selector while the lower deck area frees up additional storage space.

Upgrades in this cycle saw mostly tech additions like the headlining 'Hi Proton' voice control function, USB mirroring and WiFi.

esc is built on top of an  proton exora 2019 and uses a plethora of sensors to work, get ready for it – steering wheel angle sensor, yaw rate sensor, acceleration sensor, wheel speed sensor, and roll rate sensor.

However the second-row seats don't slide forward or back to allow for more space for the third-row passengers, but all seat-backs are angle adjustable.

If there’s anything worse than an unanticipated skid, it’s skidding with 7 person on board. While the professionals make it look easy to control a slide, the reality is that most of us are just not trained for it.

Some buyers will still doubt Proton’s reliability and would rather trade-off the Exora’s horsepower and space for Honda/Perodua-level reliability and low running cost. While Geely is doing an excellent job of turning around Proton, the Exora is still a legacy product of Proton.

the updated 2019 exora price has just two variants – proton exora 2019 2020 2020 2020 2019 . both are powered by the same 1.6-litre turbocharged four-cylinder engine paired to a cvt-type automatic. proton exora our pick of the range is the premium variant, simply because it comes with electronic stability control (esc), which is now considered a basic feature. even entry-level cars like the soon to be introduced new axia will soon come equipped with it. proton exora the strongest selling point for the exora is how much car you get for every ringgit. ultimately, no other competitor can match the exora’s combination of space and low purchase price. proton exora where other mpvs will only offer rear air-conditioning vents and blower for the second row (the alza doesn’t even have it but its cabin is smaller so it’s not so critical), the exora provides individual air-conditioning vents on either sides of the roof, for both second proton exora third row passengers.

But Hi Proton’s functions are very much more limited to simple functions unlike the version on the Proton X70. While the built-in music app only has outdated songs from all your favourite artists. Since this is based on Chinese apps, it doesn't support Spotify, for that you will have to use your phone's Bluetooth.

The Jia Ji is available with three powertrain options at launch – a 1.5-litre turbocharged mild-hybrid (MHEV), 1.5-litre plug-in hybrid and 1.8-litre turbo petrol. The MHEV pairs 1.5-litre turbo petrol with a 48V electrical system to push out 190 hp and 300 Nm of twist while the PHEV commands 258 hp and 385 Nm of torque. Both electrified powertrains are paired to a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission.

unexpected slide or skidding is not something the average driver would want to experience. especially when there are 6 passengers in the car. the good news is the invention of electronic stability control (esc), which helps mitigate skidding and the cheapest mpv to have this feature is the proton exora 2019  premium at rm 66,800.

Despite it’s unforgiving steering feel, the Exora is a comfortable car to ride in. All passengers get space enough to stretch, even those in the third-row seats.

On paper, the Exora’s infotainment is a winning system. 'Hi Proton', USB Mirroring, WiFi and 4G capable, built-in online music app are just a few of the features that would sooth the millennial’s soul.

In its 10-year production, the MPV went through 3 updates that saw the addition of the turbocharged (but still port injection) engine (Exora Bold) in 2011 and a cosmetic update in 2017. The latest rendition you see here was introduced in 2019.

And strangely, it’s the port on the passenger side that is used for USB Mirroring function and not the one next to the driver.

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