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Perodua SUV D55L vs Proton X50, which is better?

Malaysians are eagerly waiting for Proton’s next SUV, more affectionally known as the Proton X50. Over at arch-rival Perodua’s base, they too are gearing up for their very own SUV known internally as the D55L.The Proton X50 (based on the Geely Binyue) will sit below the Proton X70 and competes against the likes of the Honda HR-V and Mazda CX-3. The pricing strategy will reflect this model hierarchy, giving customers a more affordable but no less high-tech SUV from Proton.The next Per

Adrian ChiaAdrian Chia

Dec 2, 2019

New 2020 Perodua Bezza vs 2019 Proton Persona – Is bigger always better?

(2019 Proton Persona Price and Specs | Gallery) | (2020 Perodua Bezza Price and Specs | Gallery)The recently-updated Perodua Bezza has certainly garnered the attention of many, not just because Perodua has made ASA 2.0 available on the Bezza, but also because of its price point.We already compared the new Bezza against its closest rival - the updated Proton Saga. But considering that the updated Bezza line-up is priced well into Proton Persona's price range, it would be logical to


Jan 15, 2020

New 2020 Perodua Bezza vs Proton Saga vs Proton Persona – A bigger option for the same price?

The new 2020 Perodua Bezza is the natural rival to the Proton Saga in the A-Segment sedan market, but with the highest spec Advance (AV) priced at RM 49,980, there are other options that you should consider in the bigger B-Segment – the Proton Persona 1.6 Executive.Take a look at the overview:Evidently, the Premium spec Saga is the cheapest of the lot as compared to both the Bezza 1.3 AV and Persona 1.6 Executive on paper. That being said, let’s compare the specs and e

Zamil SyaheerZamil Syaheer

Mar 12, 2020

Ratings Comparison: Proton X70 vs Honda CR-V vs Mazda CX-5 - Quality and features

The Proton X70, Honda CR-V, and Mazda CX-5 are locally assembled SUVs and we’re here to find out which is has the best build and material quality as well as the most well-equipped.Proton X70's build quality and featuresIt should be noted that the Proton X70 we tested was the fully imported (CBU) model. Build quality is impeccable with superb fit and finish to both the exterior and interior.The CKD model we’ve tested has no perceivable difference in quality, and we would rate


Jun 20, 2020

New 2020 Perodua Bezza vs 2019 Proton Saga - How do they compare?

(2020 Perodua Bezza Spec and Prices | Gallery) | (2019 Proton Saga Spec and Prices | Gallery)As Perodua recently unveiled the updated 2020 Bezza, the burning question on everyone’s mind is simple - should I pick the new Bezza or the equally-new Proton Saga?Fuel efficiency - Bezza is king, naturallySince its introduction back in 2016, the Perodua Bezza has cemented its fuel efficiency capabilities, thanks to its featherlight body, fuel-sipping engines, and slippery aerodynamics.According to


Jan 10, 2020

Perodua Myvi vs Proton Iriz, the choice is obvious, or is it?

When the Proton Iriz was launched in 2014, it was set to go head to head against the Perodua Myvi. But things didn’t turn out the way Proton had hoped for as the Myvi outsold the Iriz multifold. Is the Myvi that much better than the Iriz? Myvi vs Iriz let’s find out.Perodua Myvi vs Proton IrizPowertrain - You might be surprised which is quickerThe Perodua Myvi gets a 1.5-litre Dual-VVTi engine with 103 PS and 137 Nm of torque. Transmission duty is handled by a good old fashioned, has


May 25, 2020

Perodua Myvi vs Proton Iriz, the choice obvious, or is it?

When the Proton Iriz was launched in 2014, it was set to go head to head against the Perodua Myvi. But things didn’t turn out the way Proton had hoped for as the still Myvi outsold the Iriz. Is the Myvi that much better than the Iriz? Let’s find out.Powertrain - You might be surprised which is quickerThe Perodua Myvi gets a 1.5-litre Dual-VVTi engine with 103 PS and 137 Nm of torque. Transmission duty is handled by a good old fashioned, hassle-free 4-speed automatic.Despite its modes


May 24, 2020

Proton X50 vs Perodua Aruz: Prestasi atau praktikal?

Berikutan sesi panju uji Proton X50 baru-baru ini, anda semestinya sudah tidak sabar akan harga yang bakal dirasmikan. Kami menjangkakan bahawa ia akan berharga dalam lingkungan RM 80,000 hingga ke RM 100,000.Dengan harga sebegini, ia sememangnya mirip harga sebuah Perodua Aruz. Dengan harga RM 77,900 (termasuk SST) untuk varian tertinggi 1.5 AV, patutkah anda memilih SUV 7 tempat duduk yang berpacuan roda belakang atau SUV 5 tempat duduk yang berkuasa turbo?Perbandingan saizSekiranya anda ingin


Oct 2, 2020

Ratings Comparison: Proton X70 vs Honda CR-V vs Mazda CX-5 - Space and practicality

We’ve compared driving performance, ride comfort, build quality and features between the Proton X70, Honda CR-V and Mazda CX-5. Now we’ll dive into space and practicality.Mazda CX-5Mazda cars were never known to be spacious and the same is true for the Mazda CX-5. Although space is not as generous, the seating position is absolutely spot on and comfortable.Amenities and storage spaces are aplenty in the CX-5. The front centre armrest has a two-tier compartment which is convenient for


Jun 25, 2020

Perodua Myvi vs Proton Iriz; what are the differences?

Since its launch 15 years ago, the Perodua Myvi has been holding the top spot as Malaysian’s favourite hatchback. It took Proton a few tries to come up with a competitive product before they came to the Iriz. It’s been 6 years since the 2 cars have been in close combat, now in their latest updates, which car should you pick? Here's a quick comparison between the top spec of each car! When the Iriz was first introduced, enthusiasts were shocked at the high price tag of RM 62,


Jan 23, 2020

Ratings Comparison: Proton X70 vs Honda CR-V vs Mazda CX-5 - Overall results

Weve compared the driving performance, ride comfort, quality and features, space and practicality, and fuel consumption of the Proton X70, Honda CR-V, and Mazda CX-5. Heres a quick recap and summary for all the comparisons.Driving Performance Driving Performances Breakdown Proton X70 Honda CR-V Mazda CX-5 Engine Acceleration 3 / 5 3.5 / 5 5 / 5 In-gear Acceleration 3 / 5 3.5 / 5 4 / 5 Throttle Response 3 / 5 3 / 5 4 / 5 Transmi


Jul 9, 2020

Proton X50 vs Perodua D55L – Spesifikasi apakah yang boleh dijangkakan?

Segmen crossover Malaysia tampak semakin menyeronokkan apabila dua jenama kereta nasional kita bersaing antara satu sama lain dalam membawakan pakej yang menarik bagi pengguna jalanraya Malaysia. Dari jenama kereta nasional pertama, Proton, kita ada Proton X50 manakala dari Perodua pula, kita akan menyambut Perodua D55L.Yang mana satukah akan mengungguli aspek kelengkapan dan perincian?Kedua-dua crossover ini agak berbeza dari segi saiz dan kategori, tapi ia pastinya dua kereta yang am


Aug 10, 2020

Perodua Bezza 2020 baru vs. Proton Saga vs. Proton Persona – harga lebih kurang sama, nilai berbeza?

Perodua Bezza 2020 yang baru adalah pesaing semulajadi Proton Saga dalam pasaran sedan Segmen A. Tapi, dengan spesifikasi tertinggi Advance (AV) yang berharga RM 49,980, masih ada pilihan lain yang anda patut pertimbangkan dalam Segmen B yang lebih besar, iaitu Proton Persona 1.6 Executive.Jom kita kenali perbezaan kereta ini dengan lebih lanjut:Secara umumnya, spesifikasi Premium bagi Saga adalah yang paling murah dalam kumpulan ini jika dibandingkan dengan Bezza 1.3 AV dan Persona 1.6 Executiv


Jun 7, 2020

Proton X50 vs Perodua D55L; How do they compare in size?

The Proton X50 and Perodua D55L are probably 2020’s most talked-about cars in Malaysia. Though both SUVs have yet made their debut, the comparisons between the 2 cars have started since sightings of the Daihatsu Rocky/ Toyota Raize (Perodua D55L in Japan) started surfacing during the 2019 Tokyo Motor Show. But how do the 2 SUVs compare in size? Here’s a quick size comparison.While there is much talk about the two being the strongest “competitors” in the B-segment SUV mark


Aug 9, 2020

Proton X50 vs Perodua D55L - What specs to look forward to?

The Malaysian crossover segment is looking very exciting with the national carmakers pitting out against one another. In the blue corner, we have the Proton X50 and in the red corner, lies the Perodua D55L. Which will come up on top in features and equipment?Both crossovers are not really the same in size or category for that matter, but the one common denominator between the two is that they are definitely the most-anticipated cars to be launched in 2020 (or could it be 2021?)We know so far tha

CY FoongCY Foong

Aug 10, 2020

Which is a better buy? Perodua Ativa (D55L) vs Proton X50 vs Toyota Vios

Now that the Proton X50 has officially gone on sale, the next highly-anticipated model from our quasi-national car maker is the 2021 Perodua Ativa.With estimated prices topping out at the RM 73,400 mark, the top-spec Perodua Ativa 1.0 AV comfortably undercuts other well-established rivals such as the Proton X50 1.5T Standard and Toyota Vios 1.5 J.Why compare the base spec Toyota Vios and Proton X50 against the top-spec Perodua Ativa you ask? Simple, seeing that all three cars cost below the RM 8


Feb 23, 2021

How quiet and comfortable is the 2021 Perodua Ativa?

NVH stands for Noise, Vibration, and Harshness – a term we use to interpret the refinement of a car. The lower the NVH, the more refined and comfortable a car is. So, what’s the Perodua Ativa’s NVH level?Before we start, wed like to note that this is based on both objective measurements and subjective impressions as it is rather difficult to quantify the refinement of a car. With that out of the way, lets dive in.Noise - Feels quieter than the numbers suggestStarting with the &


Mar 12, 2021

2021 Perodua Ativa 1.0 AV vs Proton X50 1.5T Standard – Do you need a bigger car?

We can already hear a pack of keyboards firing away so yes, the 2021 Perodua Ativa (D55L) and Proton X50 are not direct rivals. But as we mentioned before, they are close enough to fall in the same shopping basket and will inevitably attract similar demographics.If you are among the said demographics, then here is a guide to assist in your buying decision.Let’s start with the price. The Perodua Ativa has 3 variants on offer – X, H, and AV, priced at RM 61,500, RM 66,600, and RM 72,00


Mar 3, 2021

New 2020 Perodua Bezza vs 2017 Bezza - What's new?

Here to fight the recently-updated Proton Saga, the new 2020 Perodua Bezza is here to defend Perodua’s domination in the A-segment sedan market.Let’s take a close look at what has Perodua added to the new Bezza.The new Bezza now looks less happy, more angryUp front, the new Bezza gains a redesigned front end, featuring sharper-looking LED headlamps (previously halogen headlamps) flanking an equally new grille.The front bumper has also been redesigned to incorporate an “X&r


Jan 9, 2020

Proton X50 vs Perodua Aruz – Do you really need that 2 extra seats?

This week saw the media preview of the Proton X50. Some might be tired of all the hype and some might even be tired of waiting for the official price list. Having said that, we predicted that the price of the X50 could range between RM 80,000 to a little over RM 100,000.With that price, it is priced closely to Perodua’s SUV. No, not the D55L, that might be out in 2021. I’m talking about the Perodua Aruz. At RM 77,900 (inclusive of SST) for the top-of-the-range 1.5 AV, shoul

CY FoongCY Foong

Oct 1, 2020

Should you buy the Proton X50 or wait for the Perodua D55L?

We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again. The yet-to-be-named Perodua D55L is indeed in the same segment as the 2020 Proton X50.Now that order books for the 2020 Proton X50 are open, should you go right ahead and buy it or should you hold off a little longer for the Perodua D55L? Well, let’s consider their respective propositions.Wait… you said same segment, are they the same in size?Not quite. The Proton X50 measures in at 4,330 mm long, 1,800 mm wide, 1,609 mm tall


Sep 15, 2020

Apakah perbezaan antara Perodua Myvi vs Proton Iriz?

Sejak pelancarannya 15 tahun lalu, Perodua Myvi telah menduduki carta teratas dalam kategori hatchback kegemaran Malaysia. Proton telah cuba untuk mengeluarkan produk yang mampu bersaing dengan Myvi, sehinggalah mereka hasilkan Proton Iriz.Kedua-kedua kereta ini telah bersaing selama 6 tahun, dan kini dengan naiktaraf terbaru mereka, kereta mana yang patut anda pilih? Artikel ini akan membincangkan perbandingan antara spesifikasi tertinggi kedua hatchback ini.Apabila Iriz mula-mula diperken


Jun 18, 2020

Perodua Ativa 2021 vs Nissan Almera – kereta 1.0L turbo mana yang patut anda beli?

Semalam, Perodua Ativa telah dilancarkan secara rasmi. Berbanding model-model Perodua yang sebelumnya, SUV yang cukup dinantkan ini jauh lebih canggih. Dengan enjin 1.0L turbo, Perodua Ativa sebenarnya mengingatkan kami kepada Nissan Almera.Walaupun berada pada kategori yang berbeza, kedua-dua kereta datang dengan format trenkuasa yang sama, iaitu enjin 1.0L turbo 3 silinder yang dipadankan dengan transmisi CVT.Dengan itu, apa kata kita bandingkan diantara mereka.HargaUntuk varian teratas, Nissa


Mar 6, 2021

Ratings Comparison: Proton X70 vs Honda CR-V vs Mazda CX-5 - Fuel consumption

The Proton X70, Honda CR-V, and Mazda CX-5 feature turbocharged engines with different capacities at 1.8-litre, 1.5-litre and 2.5-litre respectively. And they weigh differently from each other as well. How do they fare in real-world driving? Let’s dig in. Facts and Figures   Proton X70 Premium (CBU) Honda CR-V 1.5 TC-P Mazda CX-5 Turbo Engine 1.8L 4-cyl turbo 1.5L 4-cyl turbo 2.5L 4-cyl turbo Transmission 6-speed AT CVT 6-speed AT Power


Jul 3, 2020

Dr Li Chunrong: Proton to overtake Perodua by 2027, or earlier

Proton’s CEO Dr. Li Chunrong is confident that Proton will overtake Perodua to become the No.1 selling car brand in Malaysia by 2027, basically within the next model lifecycle of its products. Currently, only the Proton X70 is a new product. All other Proton models have yet to be replaced by a new generation model.In an interview with The Edge, Dr. Li said that ever since Geely became Proton’s partner in 2017, the company has been focusing on executing a 10-year product development p


Aug 4, 2020

Mana lagi baloi beli, Perodua Ativa (D55L) vs Proton X50 vs Toyota Vios?

Tahun 2020 menyaksikan debut meletup Proton X50 ke pasaran Malaysia. Kini, ramai yang menanti debut Perodua Ativa (D55L) pada 3 Mac 2021.Dengan anggaran harga RM 73,400 bagi varian tertinggi, Perodua Ativa 1.0 AV jauh lebih murah berbanding Proton X50 1.5T Standard dan Toyota Vios 1.5 J.Jadi adil ke untuk kami membandingkan Toyota Vios dan Proton X50 varian aras mula berbanding Perodua Ativa varian paling tinggi? Senang je – harga. Ketiga-tiga kereta ini mempunyai harga 80k ke bawah.

Zamil SyaheerZamil Syaheer

Feb 26, 2021

Review: 2021 Perodua Ativa AV – The new Malaysian highway king

Coming from a family with several Perodua cars, I was looking forward to driving the 2021 Perodua Ativa. There was a lot to look forward to in terms of the powertrain, safety features, and platform. The price isn’t too bad either, being a bit pricier than the Perodua Myvi.How good is the new Perodua Ativa? Let me walk you through my experience.Exterior - An adorable thingThe Perodua Ativa strikes a good balance between adorable and aggressive. There is a sense of cheerful youthfulness to t


Mar 14, 2021

The 2021 Perodua Ativa is more Malaysian than the Proton X50?

Yes, you read that correctly – the recently-launched 2021 Perodua Ativa is more Malaysian than the Proton X50.Recall that when Proton introduced the Proton X50 back in October 2020, the company stated that the new SUV has around 45% local content at launch and has 406 unique parts compared to the Geely Binyue donor car.Also Read: Review: 2020 Proton X50 - all the pros and flaws about Malaysias most-hyped SUV!But the 2021 Perodua Ativa is even better, as Perodua explained that the Ativa boa


Mar 3, 2021

Geely joins IATF to influence international automotive quality standards

Geely has become the first Asian automaker to join IATF, a global automotive quality standards organization.The International Automotive Task Force (IATF) is a group of automotive manufacturers which aims at providing improved quality products to automotive customers worldwide.With its admission, Geely will now participate in the formation and improvement of international quality standards with other global automotive groups to promote the sustainable development of the world’s automotive


Apr 9, 2021

Proton X50 vs. Perodua D55L: Apakah perbezaan dari segi saiznya?

Proton X50 dan Perodua D55L adalah dua model hangat yang sering dibualkan di Malaysia pada tahun ini. Walaupun kedua-dua SUV ini belum lagi dilancarkan, perbandingan antaranya sudah bermula sejak Daihatsu Rocky/Toyota Raize (Perodua D55L di Jepun) mula dilihat di 2019 Tokyo Motor Show.Tapi, apakah perbezaan saiz antara dua SUV popular ini?Walaupun kedua-dua SUV ini dikatakan akan menjadi “pesaing terkuat” dalam pasaran SUV segmen B nanti, perbezaan saiz Proton X50 dan Perodua D5


Aug 11, 2020