The much-awaited Proton Saga is finally launching in Pakistan on 5rd April 2021 and going up against the likes of Toyota Yaris and Honda City. This will be the Malaysian automaker’s second vehicle which will be introduced in the local automotive industry after their successful launch of the Proton X70 SYV.
The Official Facebook Page of Proton Saga shared the updated “The wait is over! You are invited to the launch of the most “Affordable Sedan” of Pakistan at Proton’s flagship dealership on 5th April 2021 at Korangi Industrial Area. Drop by and witness the change!”
For any details: 03101-776866 (PROTON)
Earlier, we posted about the Completely Built Units (CBUs) of the Proton Saga arriving in Pakistan. This is a much-awaited addition to the sedan category which has been limited in options in the past. However, we have seen a change in the local car industry with new companies entering the market.
Read more: Proton Saga CBUs have arrived in Pakistan.
Engine and Transmission
Originally, the Proton Saga comes with a 4-cylinder 16 valve DOHC engine with a displacement of 1332cc. However, the company will launched the vehicle with a reduced displacement in Pakistan.
In Pakistan, the vehicle will be equipped with a 1298cc engine under the hood to take advantage of the lower tax bracket and attract more potential customers. The engine will be capable of producing 95hp and 120Nm of torque which is in-line with the competition in this category.
Furthermore, the car will be equipped with two transmission options which include a 5-speed manual and a 4-speed automatic which is said to be sourced from Hyundai and similar to the one found in KIA Picanto.
- Halogen Headlamps
- Daytime Running Lights (DRLs) – available only in the Premium Automatic.
- Electronic Door Mirrors with LED Turn Signal Lamps
- Remote Trunk Release
- Rear Spoiler
- Urethane Steering Wheel
- Steering Wheel Switches for Audio & Hands Free Telephone on Premium Automatic
- Steering Tilt Adjustment
- Multi Information Display
- ECO Drive Assist
- Power Windows
- Luggage Lamp on Premium Automatic
- Seat Material
- Driver Seat Height Adjuster
- Rear Seat Fold
- 12V Power Socket
- Audio System (Floating Type)
- Smartphone Connectivity
- Bluetooth Connectivity
- No of Speakers
- USB Ports
Proton Saga Safety Features:
The safety features which come standard across all three variants include:
- Front SRS Airbags
- Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
- Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD)
- Brake Assist (BA)
- Front Seatbelts with Pretensioners & Load Limiters
- Rear Seat ISOFIX & Top Tether Anchorage
- Rear Parking Sensors
- Immobilizer & Anti-theft Alarm
The following features come equipped only with the Premium Automatic Variant of the Proton Saga:
- Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
- Traction Control System (TCS)
- Hill Hold Assist (HHA)
- Front Parking Sensors
- Reverse Camera
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