Locally Assembled Proton Saga Features, Pictures, Review

A couple of weeks, we told you that Al-Haj Automotive/Proton Pakistan has started the local assembly of Proton Saga as CKD kits arrived from Malaysia. Furthermore, the delivery of the car was started from the first week of November. The recent launches of some B-Segment Sedans such as Honda City, Toyota Yaris, and Changan Alsvin have been received well by the car buyers, but due to the rising prices, there has been a gap in the market especially after the discontinuation of the Suzuki Swift — whereby the customers struggle to find a ‘strong value’ in the A-Segment vehicle.

Locally Assembled Proton Saga 2022

The statement is odd because most companies reduce options in CKD variants against the CBU ones in Pakistan. The vehicle is offered in three variants: Standard Manual, Standard Auto, and Premium Auto. The company began assembling the Proton Saga locally over two weeks ago and its first locally assembled unit was revealed to the public at the inauguration ceremony of the Al-Haj Proton’s local assembly plant.

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Dimensions & Weight

Length x Width x Height (mm) 4,331 x 1,689 x 1,491
Wheelbase (mm) 2,465
Kerb Weight (kg) 1,055

Exterior Features:

  • Halogen Headlamps
  • Daytime Running Lights (DRLs) – available only in the Premium Automatic.
  • Electronic Door Mirrors with LED Turn Signal Lamps
  • Remote Trunk Release
  • Rear Spoiler

Interior Features:

  • Urethane Steering Wheel
  • Steering Wheel Switches for Audio & Hands Free Telephone on Premium Automatic
  • Steering Tilt Adjustment
  • Multi Information Display
  • ECO Drive Assist
  • Power Windows
  • Luggage Lamp on Premium Automatic
  • Seat Material
  • Driver Seat Height Adjuster
  • Rear Seat Fold
  • 12V Power Socket

Infotainment System:

  • Audio System (Floating Type)
  • Smartphone Connectivity
  • Bluetooth Connectivity
  • No of Speakers
  • USB Ports

Safety Features:

The safety features which come standard across all three variants include:

  • Front SRS Airbags
  • Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
  • Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD)
  • Brake Assist (BA)
  • Front Seatbelts with Pretensioners & Load Limiters
  • Rear Seat ISOFIX & Top Tether Anchorage
  • Rear Parking Sensors
  • Immobilizer & Anti-theft Alarm

Installation of this feature has one key purpose; comfort. The NVH guards in the front as well as the rear, control the internal vibrations and noises of the car making the driving experience of the car extremely comfortable and noiseless making any driver feel like gliding through air. The Proton Saga was basically introduced as a budget vehicle in 1985 for the Malaysian market. The first iteration of the car was based on the Mitsubishi Lancer but later redesigned by the company.

Features

  • Immobilizer System
  • Adjustable Steering with Infotainment Controls
  • Remote Trunk Opener
  • Dual front airbags
  • ISO Fix Child Seat Anchors
  • 7-inch Smart Infotainment System
  • Foglamps
  • Anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • DRLs (Top Trim)
  • Stability control (Top Trim)
  • Traction control (Top Trim)
  • Front parking sensors (Top Trim)
  • Reverse camera (Top Trim)

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