The 2019 Proton Exora was officially launched at the PROTON Crystal Showroom which is located at the Centre of Excellence (COE) facility. The 2019 Exora is launch following the convention set by the Proton X70, the 2019 Persona and the 2019 Iriz which uses the Intelligence That Moves to signify its intelligent features and also the class leading performance and space it has to offer.
The 2019 Proton Exora is priced at RM 59,800 for the Exora 1.6T Executive and RM 66,000 for the Exora 1.6T Premium model which is RM2,208 and RM2,547 reduction in price, respectively when compared to the outgoing Executive/Executive Plus. The Exora has received running changes for the 2019 model which consist styling revision, component improvement which raise the product quality as well as first in class smart features.
The new 2019 Exora is the latest car from Proton to be equipped with the intelligent infotainment system which has the voice recognition app that can be accessed by using the phrase Hi Proton! However, this is only available on the 1.6T Premium variant which has an embedded eSIM card to ensure mobile Internet connectivity for a rich multimedia experience. The system also offers Android mirror function and smartphone connectivity. The software can be updated Over the Air (OTA) to ensure new apps being added as soon as they become available.
There are some minor exterior styling tweaks such as a new shark fin antenna which is paired with the black exterior roof panel and a new colour is being introduced to the 2019 Exora named Rosewood Maroon to make the MPV stand out whenever you drive it.
Moving on to the interior, there is a new upholstery found in the 2019 Exora which boost seat comfort and adds a luxurious touch. A new instrument cluster can be found with a newly redesigned center dash which is now in piano black. There is also a borderless rear view mirror which can be found in the highest range of 2019 Persona and Iriz.
The 2019 Exora does not have comprehensive rework done as it is just mainly enhanced in terms of equipment, therefore under the bonnet of the 2019 Exora is the familiar 1.6 Litre turbocharged engine which puts out 140PS and 203 Nm of torque paired with a CVT gearbox. However, there are improvement done to the suspension tuning and engine mountings for a lower NVH and Proton also found a way to reduce the cruising wind noise.
Proton is offering an Extra Value package which includes service package with three times free labour service, free 1GB data per month for five years, low interest rates from 2.76% and lastly is a special insurance package that offers a number of benefits to buyers. Proton said that on top of the standard Extra Value packages, any customer that buys the 2019 Exora this year will receive a Five Year or 11 times free labour service package and that doesn’t end there as the first 1,000 buyers will be given free road tax for two years (private buyers) or free one year road tax (corporate customers).
Combined with the price reduction and the value of the new features introduced in each variant, the 2019 Exora 1.6T Executive delivers RM4,233 worth of additional benefits compared to its predecessor and for the 2019 Exora 1.6T Premium, the additional benefit amount to RM5,652.