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2014 Proton Preve Review

FEATURES AND PRICE
You can get Proton in an excellent drive away price that is around $15,990 for five speed manual transmissions and for the six speed continuous variable transmission, you need to pay around $17,990. These prices given are after cutting down the $3000 of the launch prize. You can avail it at the same prize only till the fall of 2013.
Features present are daytime running lights, LED projector headlights; cloth covered highly adjustable seats along with the headrest. Dash panel is non-reflective and soft to touch. Adjustable and multifunctional steering carrying controls for Bluetooth and audio system is also.
INFOTAINMENTS
Both digital and analog instrumentation is available for the instrument panel. The on board computer is capable of indicating the distance travelled upto 3 trips and the journey time.
The centre panel contains USB PORT, CD/MP3 player, AND AM/FM Radio whereas the Bluetooth and iPod port is hidden under the sliding cover of the base.
TRAMNSMISSION/ENGINE
4 cylinder 1.6 litres Campro engine is present which is capable of producing 150Nm at 4000 rpm and 80Kw at 5750rmp. To put down the power through the front wheels two new transmission are added: one with the CVT automatic having the 6 driver selectable ratio and another with five speeds manual.
SAFETY
This car has achieved all 5 stars in crash testing. Proton is fully equipped with safety devices like full length curtains and 6 airbags. Electronic stability control, ABS brakes, door locking and unlocking, Traction control etc are present for crash prevention.
DRIVING
Proton offers a better than average handling and ride..
The dead side placed engine offers an 8-0 kilowatt output offering a reasonable performance. The refinement is not that good as cabin is unable to insulate the engine noise.
The petrol consumption for the manual version is around 5-7 litres/100km on motorways and easy driving. In town, it may raise to 9-11litres as the engine works hard there. A generous space is available for all shoulder, head and leg. This can be regarded as a good spacious family car.
Boot is equally spacious and the 60-40 spilt foldable rear seat provides a nice beg for your entire luggage.
VERDICT
A wonderful car with modern pricing that is Proton Preve, which is capable for giving tough competition to the heavy cars of greater size. Although it doesn’t have similar engine performance, style and handling dynamics yet an ultra low price. Don’t forget about the bargain prices included before fall of 2013.
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