Proton Exora Facelift

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PROTON Holdings Berhad via its main distributor in Brunei, PAD Motors Sdn Bhd, officially unveiled the all-new Proton Exora 1.6L on 26 May 2017 at the Times Square Mall, Berakas.

The all-new Exora is well-equipped with advanced safety features to complement PROTON's signature ride and handling. Prior to this, PROTON unveiled its Proton Pesona and the new Saga for the Brunei market on 27 January 2017.

According to Awang Hambali Bin Pehin Orang Kaya Shahbandar Dato Seri Paduka Hj Mohd Salleh, with the all-new Proton Exora being elegant, powerful and spacious, it will generate interest of consumers in Brunei as it is affordable. The all-new Exora has evolved significantly in terms of its features, advanced technology, design and built including a more refined ride and handling as well as reduced noise vibration and harshness (NVH). For its class, it is really a pleasant to drive the all-new Exora.

The Exora is well a designed car which is good value for money - affordable, safe and with practical features. It is equipped with advanced safety features which has garnered it a 4-star ANCAP rating.




In Brunei, the all-New Exora comes in the Executive and Executive Plus variant with 1.6L turbo engine on a CFE 4 cylinder, 16 valve DOHC that delivers the drive and acceleration similar to a 2.0L NA engine MPV. It can give a maximum power of 103 kW (5000 rpm) and torque of 205 Nm (2000-4000 rpm). The Exora comes in an array of 7 exciting colours to choose from.

The exterior difference between the two variant is that the Executive variant comes with chrome front grille, matt black front fog lamp garnish, door mirror with side turn indicator with manual fold; while the Executive Plus variant comes with LED DRL front fog lamps, door mirror with side turn indicator with electric fold, chrome front grille and chrome front fog lamp garnish.




Interior wise, the Executive variant comes with fabric upholstery, silver center panel finishing, and urethane steering wheel; while the Executive Plus variant comes with leather upholstery, dark ashwood center panel finishing, and leather steering wheel with audio switches.

The all-new Proton Exora has a very spacious cabin, this 7-seater MPV provides a well-thought and innovative comfort that are both cosy and comfortable.




As an improvement in the Proton Exora, they have added handy new features that enhances the driving and travelling experience such as front and seat groceries hook, 8 bottle and cupholders, reverse camera which is visible from the rear view mirror and many more.




Other features that differentiates the two variants are the Executive Plus comes with 8.5" overhead LCD Monitor with DVD Player, USB and SD Card Slot as well as an Auto Cruise control. Both comes with a 2-DIN Radio, CD Player, MP3 and bluetooth connectivity as standard.

Passengers safety are Proton's priority to protect their well-being, they have equipped the Proton Exora with advanced safety features which has garnered it a 4-star ANCAP rating that will protect your family as well as provide you with a peace of mind. The all-new Exora comes with 4 airbags, antilock break system (ABS) with electronic brake distribution (EBD), electronic stability control with traction control, reverse camera, daytime running lights (DRL), and pre-tensioner seatbelts.




During the test drive, the car has a good acceleration, very responsive even though the car is occupied by 5 adults at that time. The passengers also agreed that the cabin is spacious. There were enough head and leg room for movement. What is interesting, back passengers enjoyed the entertainment from the overhead LCD Monitor where it can slot in either a USB or SD Card. In long distance drive, drivers will enjoy a relaxed driving experience with the help of the cruise control and arm rest which is considered as an added value for the Executive Plus Exora owner. There was minimal vibration and quiet cabin against the outside noise.








The all-new Proton Exora is now available for test drive and bookings at all Proton outlets in Brunei which are run by PROTON sole distributor, PAD Motors Sdn Bhd. PAD Motors has a new showroom in Bandar Seri Begawan located at Unit 1-4, Complex Beribi, Spg. 607-17, Jalan Gadong BE1118, Brunei Darussalam.

PAD Motors are currently having a promotion in conjunction with the upcoming Hari Raya Celebration by giving new Proton owners cash vouchers, discounts and special interest rates. For more information about Proton in Brunei or to book a test drive, customers can contact PAD Motors at +673 2650075 (Tel) and +673 2650072 (Fax) or email: padcarbrunei@gmail.com or contact United Motors Sdn Bhd at +673 2392551 who is also Proton seller and service provider for all Proton cars in Brunei.