National Carmakers Proton has announced that the sub-compact model, the Iriz, is now available in neighboring country Indonesia. The Proton Iriz is currently on display in one of Indonesia’s top shopping malls, the Senayan.
Customers who test drive the Proton Iriz during the introduction campaign at the mall are automatically in the running to win exciting prizes, including 2 x Grand Prize of an all-expenses paid 4-day/3-night trip for 2 to Malaysia and cash prize valued at IDR1.5 million (RM500).
Following the Proton Iriz’s introduction and test drive last Thursday in Sentul, Bogor, Proton’s Indonesian distributors were keen to spread the word on Proton’s latest compact City hatchback to consumers in the Indonesian capital city Jakarta and Makassar, Sulawesi. Indonesia is the second country after Brunei to import the Proton Iriz. The Indonesian distributors PEI is supported by a total of 25 sales and after sales outlets. Customers will be able to get up close and personal with the Proton Iriz in all sales outlets from 20 February onwards.
Fun aside, the Proton Iriz packs a host of safety features to complement the model’s many offerings. Two variants are made available to the Indonesian market, 1.3L MT Standard and 1.3L CVT Standard, priced at IDR175,250,000 and IDR185,283,000, respectively. Among the many safety features the Iriz have are; Electronic Stability Control (ESC) with traction control, ABS with electronic brake-force distribution (EBD), brake assist, hill hold assist (HHA) and a seat belt reminder (SBR) system. In addition, the Iriz also comes with Hot Press Forming (HPF) steel, which is 5 times more stronger than normal steel. The HPF guarantees more effective body rigidity and provide a better protection for occupants.
Since its debut, Proton Iriz has been somewhat well-received in its country of origin. The Iriz is a 5-Star rated ASEAN NCAP receipient and recognized as the Most Affordable 5-Star ASEAN NCAP vehicle in the country, along with other accolades like Budget Car Of The Year, Best Industrial Design 2015 by Intellectual Property Corporation, Malaysia Good Design Mark Award 2014 by the Malaysia Design Council, and the People’s Choice Award at the NST Car of the Year 2014.
The Proton Iriz is available in seven body colors: Cotton White, Midnight Black, Sterling Silver, Atlantic Blue, Graphite Grey, Citrus Green and Fire Red for the Indonesia market. Bookings have been made available from 16 February at the exhibition and all Proton dealerships in Indonesia.