Proton Persona

RM 47,800 - 58,300

3.9

B-Segment Segment
Sedan BodyType
CVT Transmission
1.6L Capacity
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Proton Persona Price List (Variants)

The 2024 - 2025 Proton Persona is offered in 3 variants - which are priced from RM 47,800 to RM 58,300, the base model of persona is 2021 Proton Persona 1.6 Standard CVT which is at a price of RM 47,800 and the top variant of Proton Persona is 2021 Proton Persona 1.6 Premium CVT which is offered at a price of RM 58,300.

  • 2019 Proton Persona Executive 1.6
    RM 39,900

    RM 437 /month

    67,982 km  /  5 years  /  Seremban

  • 2020 Proton Persona Executive 1.6
    RM 45,400

    RM 498 /month

    49,513 km  /  4 years  /  Melaka

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Proton Persona 2024 has 558 images and photos, includes 317 interior images & photos, 197 exterior images & photos, 44 images of Proton Persona engine and others. Check out at the front view, rear view, side and top view of new Proton Persona 2024 here.

Overview

Exterior


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Design

Since the Persona is based on the Iriz, they share many design cues but apart from the obvious, they can be differentiated from the front bumper and exterior trim colours for the 2021 facelifted Proton Persona.

Dimensions

Dimensions wise, it is shorter than both the Honda City and Toyota Vios, although the wheelbase is similar. The Persona is by far the tallest among them and it's apparent in the flesh.

2019 Proton Persona Dimensions
Length 4,362 mm
Width 1,722 mm
Height 1,554 mm
Wheelbase 2,555 mm

Interior


Dashboard

There's a new floating-style infotainment display with upgraded “Hi Proton” voice command that now controls the power windows and air-conditioning.

Speaking of air-conditioning, the controls have become digital, and there's 3 USB ports underneath it.

Space and Practicality

Interior space is decent, headroom is generous given the height of the car and knee room is acceptable for its segment.

Features


2021 Proton Persona Specs and Features

Infotainment

As mentioned earlier, the updated infotainment system allows voice commands to adjust temperature and windows, though this feature is limited to the Premium variant only.

No Apple CarPlay and Android Auto but there is MirrorLink for your smartphones and of course, Bluetooth. 

Comfort Features

Executive and Premium variants get keyless entry, push start button, remote boot release, automatic headlamps, and 2 USB chargers at the rear. The Premium variant get LED headlamps and leatherette seats.

Safety Features

Safety features include stability and traction control standard across all variants while the Premium variant gets 6 airbags.

Powertrain

Engine

An ageing powertrain, the 1.6-litre VVT engine making 109 PS and 150 Nm of torque that is paired to a CVT, is carried over from before. However, the characteristics of the CVT is said to be altered.

Driving Performance


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Acceleration

Given that the powertrain is largely unchanged, we expect the performance figures to be similar from before. The 2019 Persona completed the 0-100 km/h sprint in 11.7 seconds, while 100-0 km/h braking distance took 45.5 meters.

In comparison, the Toyota Vios did the century sprint in 12.7 seconds and stopped in 45.0 meters.

Steering and Handling

Handling is excellent as expected from a Proton. Body roll is well contained despite its tall body, which boosts confidence on highways with sweeping bends.

Ride Comfort


Passenger Comfort

Where suspension is concerned, the balance between pliancy and handling is spot on. Undulations are quickly sorted out and doesn’t get jolted over potholes and rough patches.

Sound Proofing

Sound insulation is about average; reasonable at city speeds but above that tyre, wind and powertrain noise become intrusive.

Fuel Economy

Fuel Consumption

Fuel consumption is also expected to be similar to before. In mixed conditions, the Persona achieved 8.4-litre/100 km. Compared to the Toyota Vios’ 6.8-litre/100 km, it’s rather poor.

Conclusion

The fuel consumption of new 2024 Proton Persona in Malaysia is ranged from 6.6 litres per 100 km to 8.1 litres per 100 km,andthe manufacturers claimed fuel consumption of 2021 Proton Persona 1.6 Standard CVT is 6.6 litres per 100 km, andthe manufacturers claimed fuel consumption of 2021 Proton Persona 1.6 Premium CVT is 8.1 litres per 100 km.

Fuel Type Transmission Fuel Consumption
Petrol(1597cc)CVT6.6 L/100km
Petrol(1597cc)CVT8.1 L/100km

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What is the Proton Persona competing with?

The Proton Persona is competing with:

Perodua Myvi 1.5 AV - RM 52,197
Nissan Almera 1.5 E AT - RM 65,699  

What safety features do the Proton Persona have?

n terms of safety, only the top spec Proton Persona 2019 gets the full suite of 6 airbags; lesser variants only get 2 airbags up front. Despite that, all variants of the Proton Persona get electronic stability control, traction control, ABS with EBD, Brake Assist, and Hill Hold Assist (HHA). 

How much is the Proton Persona?

The Persona comes with only one engine option across four variants:

1.6 Standard (M) - RM 42,600
1.6 Standard CVT - RM 44,600
1.6 Executive CVT - RM 49,600
1.6 Premium CVT - RM 54,600