Perodua is officially taking orders for the all New Perodua Alza that supersede its predecessor with significant improvements in terms of driving comfort and versatility.
With a tentative price of between RM62,000 and RM75,000 (in West Malaysia, without insurance and pre-sales tax), The New Perodua Alza provide greater space for its occupants while at the same time improves driving stability as the multi-purpose vehicle (MPV) was designed specifically for both Malaysian drivers and roads.
Available in three variants, the X, H and AV; the New Perodua Alza comes in 5 colours: Ivory White, Glittering Silver, Garnet Red, Elegant Black and Vintage Brown.
“We took our time in designing this full model change as we truly wanted to understand what improvements our customers wanted, and the New Perodua Alza aims to fulfil these requests,” Perodua President and Chief Executive Officer Dato’ Zainal Abidin Ahmad said.
“One of the many requests was a better driving experience, and to this we have engineered the New Perodua Alza’s ground clearance to be at 160mm which, in our assessment, is the best height for a pleasant Malaysian drive, for an MPV,” he said.
Dato’ Zainal said that the New Perodua Alza has bigger space compared with its predecessor, especially in the third row as well as a rear air-conditioning unit.
“Above and beyond that, the New Perodua Alza’s fuel efficiency has also been improved with up to potentially 22KM per litre, which is among the best in its class (MPV),” he said.
In regards to storage space, the New Perodua Alza has a luggage capacity of 137 litres but a 498-litre capacity if the third row seats are folded.
In terms of safety, the AV variant comes with 6 airbags, while the X and H variants comes with 6 airbags.
The New Perodua Alza also comes with the Perodua Smart Drive Assist (PSDA) suite, which can be divided into four categories; the Advance Safety Assist (ASA), Driver Assist, Parking Assist and Headlamp Assist.
The latest features for a Perodua model include a 360⁰ Panoramic View, Electronic Parking Brake with Auto Brake Hold, Rear Disc Brake and a new Drive Mode: Normal, Eco and Power.
Among the standard safety features of this new model include ABS with EBD, vehicle stability control (VSC) with brake assist and rear sensors to assist with parking.
Above and beyond that, the New Perodua Alza standardised the “Advanced Safety Assist” or ASA features in all variants. These include; Pre-collision Warning, Pre-Collision Assist Brake (for vehicles and pedestrian), Mis-pedal Operational Control and Front Departure Alert.
All variants will also include “Lane Departure Warning” and “Lane Departure Prevention” systems. As extra bonuses, all variants will be equipped with “Leaving Home” Headlamp Assist and Hill-start Assist functions.