2021 Perodua Ativa: less than RM 3.2k to service over 5-years/100k km!

Sanjay · Mar 4, 2021 05:30 PM

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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.

Also read: Launched in Malaysia, the 2021 Perodua Ativa: Priced from RM 62k, 1.0L Turbo, 98 PS/140 Nm

Less than RM 3.2k to service over 5 years

2021 Perodua Ativa service costs
Month Mileage (km) Cost (RM)
1 1,000 -
6 10,000 160.50
12 20,000 259.30
18 30,000 202.79
24 40,000 423.12
30 50,000 202.79
36 60,000 259.30
42 70,000 202.79
48 80,000 423.12
54 90,000 202.79
60 100,000 841.40
Total 3,177.90

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. 

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The Ativa's 1KR-VET (98 PS / 140 Nm)

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). 

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Ativa X variant pictured. Note the single-colour 16-inch wheels

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).

Also read: With 3 choices, what is the best variant of the Perodua Ativa for you?

Perodua Ativa tyre costs

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17-inch dual-tone wheels on the H and AV variants

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.

Also read: Here's the top tyre choices for 13- to 17-inches in 2020!

Perodua Ativa insurance and road tax

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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
Variant Price
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

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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?

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The Ativa is a rather generously-packed model in Perodua's stable, coming with a long list of safety features as standard. 

Also read: The 2021 Perodua Ativa's standard safety kit is better than the Proton X50

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Is the GearUp kit for you?

Beyond that, it's also the first Perodua model to be based on the Daihatsu New Global Architecture (DNGA) platform. 

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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.

Also read: Perodua Ativa's (D55L) CVT to be better than Proton's. What's the D in D-CVT?

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