The Malaysian brand's latest model, the Proton S16 FLX, sporting a long list of enhancements, more dynamic styling and design.
The small sedan comes in two variants, GX and GXR, both available in manual and CVT transmissions, and priced from $13,990. Standard safety features across the entire range include Electronic Stability Control, ABS, Dual front airbags, pretensioning seatbelts and reverse sensors.
Also new are fender design, hood, headlamps, grille, and front and rear bumpers and the side mirrors now incorporate LED turn signals. Inside, the S16 FLX has new seat and door trim fabric, a radio CD/ MP3 player with AUX and USB ports, and a steering wheel with built-in audio switches. Outside, it gets foglights and alloy wheels, and the GXR adds features like a rear spoiler and leather interior.
The car has a three-year, unlimited km warranty and includes 24 hours roadside assistance. Drive-away prices are $13,990 for the S16 FLX GX manual and $14,990 for the GXR. CVT auto adds $2000 in each case.