Malaysia’s most iconic National car, the Proton Saga was updated with the launch of the new 2022 model by Proton, it is positioned with new features, safety and quality and comes in a refreshed design
The new Proton Saga comes in four variants – Standard MT, Standard AT, Premium AT and a new Premium S AT, and powered by its proven 1.3 litre four-cylinder 16-valve DOHC VVT engine paired to a 5-speed manual transmission or 4-speed automatic transmission. The updated model also offers upgraded features both inside and out as well as improved fuel efficiency with the help of features such as an ECO Drive Assist indicator to highlight how efficiently it is being driven.
“For close to four decades, the Proton Saga has been the vehicle of choice for many Malaysians and buyers overseas, and we are proud to continue its legacy and mark the start of a new journey with the 2022 Proton Saga. This latest update further extends the heritage of PROTON’s all-time best-selling model for drivers of all ages and backgrounds, and with more than 1.9 million units having been sold in over 28 markets worldwide, we are confident the Saga name will continue to thrive for many more years,” said Roslan Abdullah, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, PROTON.
To add a fresh touch to the Saga’s familiar and distinctive form, Proton added bold new front and side skirts offering a sporty feel complimented by new 15-inch alloy wheels and LED daytime running lamps.
Inside, the new Premium S variant features a sporty dark colour scheme, redesigned semi-leatherette seats for a touch of elegance, and new carpet mats with red edging. It also comes with climate control switches that are paired to the N95 Cabin Filter to filter out smoke particulates, dust, bacteria and other pollutants.
Other touches further improve the driving experience. The 7-inch touchscreen head unit now has the latest operating software and Bluetooth 4.2 for better wireless connectivity. It also pairs seamlessly with Android and iOS smartphones, allowing drivers to access their favourite apps while on the move.
The 2022 Proton Saga is now open for bookings online and at authorised PROTON showrooms. It is available in five exterior colours – Snow White, Armour Silver, Jet Grey, Rosewood Maroon and Ruby Red.
On-the-road prices for the 2022 Proton Saga without insurance* are as follows:
|Variant||Peninsular Malaysia||East Malaysia|
|Proton Saga 1.3L Standard MT||RM34,400||RM36,400|
|Proton Saga 1.3L Standard AT||RM38,300||RM40,300|
|Proton Saga 1.3L Premium AT||RM41,300||RM43,300|
|Proton Saga 1.3L Premium S AT||RM44,300||RM46,300|
*Valid until 30 June 2022 with Sales Tax exemption