Malaysians have a lot to say about the 2021 Perodua Ativa following its launch, but there's one more question we know you'd like answered: how much does it cost to maintain it over a 5-year/100k km period? Let's dive in.
Less than RM 3.2k to service over 5 years
|2021 Perodua Ativa service costs|
|Month||Mileage (km)||Cost (RM)|
The total cost of servicing your Ativa over a 5-year/100k km period is RM 3,177.90. All prices here are inclusive of labour charges and 6% SST.
The first relatively-expensive service is at the 24-month/40,000-km mark, costing RM 423.12. The bump in cost comes from the change in air filter (RM 53.80), brake fluid (RM 28), and coolant (RM 51.60).
Do keep in mind the most expensive service comes at the 84-month/100,000 km interval, costing RM 841.40. The major costs here are new spark plugs (RM 471.90) and CVT fluid (RM 97.50).
Perodua Ativa tyre costs
Depending on variant, the Ativa rides on two different tyre sizes:
- 205/65R16 (X variant only)
- 205/60R17 (H and AV variants)
Price-wise, expect to pay anywhere between RM 200 - RM 470 per unit for 16-inch ones, and in the vicinity of RM 300 - RM 500 per piece for the bigger 17-inch ones.
Perodua Ativa insurance and road tax
By virtue of having a 1.0-litre, three-pot engine, road tax is only RM 20. Insurance for the Ativa differs according to variant:
|Perodua Ativa insurance rates|
|1.0 X||RM 1,846.80|
|1.0 H||RM 1,966.40|
|1.0 H Special Metallic||RM 1,979.40|
|1.0 AV||RM 2,099.00|
|1.0 AV Special Metallic||RM 2,112.00|
|1.0 AV Dual-Tone||RM 2,119.80|
Perodua Ativa full maintenance costs
And these are the summaries of how much it'll cost to insure and maintain an Ativa over a five-year period - all variants included.
Anything else I should know?
The Ativa is a rather generously-packed model in Perodua's stable, coming with a long list of safety features as standard.
Beyond that, it's also the first Perodua model to be based on the Daihatsu New Global Architecture (DNGA) platform.
Power comes from a 1.0-litre, turbocharged mill (1KR-VET, 98 PS/140 Nm) that's paired to a Dual-mode CVT (D-CVT) - a combo that's a first for Perodua.