2016 Proton Persona’s specs, images and details revealed


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Will be launched in Malaysia on 23 August.

Proton has revealed specifications, details and more images of the 2016 Proton Persona. The all-new Persona will become open for bookings on 15 August and will be launched on 23 August in Malaysia.

2016 Proton Persona front fascia
The 2016 Proton Persona will be available in four trim levels.

The 2016 Proton Persona will be available in Malaysia in four trim levels at launch: Standard, Executive, Premium and Premium SE. The Proton Iriz-based sedan features a single-DIN multimedia system, rear foglamps, dual airbags, Variable Stability Control and Isofix child seat anchors as standard in the Standard trim level. The Executive trim level benefits from body-colourd door mirrors and handles, bootlid spoiler, 60:40 split-folding rear seats, double-DIN multimedia system and two USB charging ports.

The Premium trim level brings leather seats and steering wheel, keyless entry, power folding door mirrors, colour touchscreen multimedia system, reversing camera and six airbags. The Premium SE trim level makes the car sportier with a two-tone body kit.

2016 Proton Persona tail lamp
The 2016 Proton Persona is powered by a 107 hp 1.6-litre VVT engine.

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The 2016 Proton Persona is powered by the 1.6-litre VVT petrol engine from Proton Iriz. Like in the Iriz, this engine produces 107 hp at 5,750 rpm and 150 Nm of torque at 4,000 rpm. However, for the Persona, it has been calibrated with a new ECU. The Standard trim level will be available with a 5-speed manual transmission and a continuously variable transmission, while the remaining three trim levels feature the latter as standard.

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