2020 Proton Iriz
Proton Iriz was lunched as a five door super mini car in 2014 in Malaysia and it was updated in 2017 while 2019 brings a facelifted Iriz bringing major changes in its overall design and now the 2020 year brings us with the same updated Iriz of 2019 but with some tweaks. The all-new Proton Iriz brings us an improved refinement with pleasant automatic transmission, high quality building material, restyled exterior design, upgraded infotainment system and better fuel economy. It is now offered in four trims that include 2020 Proton Iriz 1.6 Premium, Proton Iriz 1.3 Executive, Proton Iriz 1.3 Standard CVT and 2020 Proton Iriz 1.3 Standard MT.
Among all the trims 2020 Proton Iriz 1.6 L premium is in highest demand in markets as it is equipped with all the bells and whistles we could expect from a B- segment hatchback. it has received five stars by ASEAN NCAP ensuring us to put our full confidence of Iriz declaring it safe car as it is equipped with Safety: electronic stability control system, traction control, front parking sensors, rear parking sensors, anti-lock braking system, pre collision warning alarm, pre collision braking alert system and hill hold assistance.
Engine, transmission and performance:
Proton Iriz is available in two powertrain options including the 1.3 liters engine and 1.6 liters engine. The 1.6 liters VVT engine is producing 109 PS of maximum power at 5750 rpm and torque of 150 Nm at 4000 rpm while 1.3 liters VVT engine generates a maximum power of 95 PS at 5750 rpm and 120 Nm torque at 4000 rpm.
The all new Proton Iriz is improved with perfect engineered engine allowing you to enjoy comfortable ride even at lower speeds despite the irregular and bumpy roads while the efficient suspension system let the drivers drive at faster speeds effectively increasing driver’s confidence. The electric power steering gives you balanced steering response to makes turns and cornering of the vehicle easily. It offers five speed manual transmission along with five speed automatic transmission both are well tuned and provides smooth throttle change. Fuel efficiency of Proton Iriz is not as attractive as its competitors as it gives a mileage of 100 kilometers with the consumption of 8.36 liters of fuel with a fuel tank capacity of 40 liters. It accelerates from 0-100 kilometers per hour in 11.6 seconds and decelerates from 100 to 0 kilometers per hour in 4.2 seconds.
Exterior design and features:
The stylish and refreshed exterior design of Proton Iriz 2020 features a newly designed front bumper and vertical chrome accented grille holding signature Iris logo while the rear end is also restyled with new rear hatch style.
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The distinctive jewel shaped LED headlights let you stare at the beauty of Iriz without a blink and these headlamps are provided with daytime running lights and fog lights. The sleeker modern look is further enhanced by its shark fin shaped antenna sleek black colored roof. The fourteen inches alloy wheels adds stylish finishing to the beautiful attractive exterior design of 2020 Proton Iriz.
Interior design and features:
Interior cabin of 2020 Proton Iriz is defined in words like versatility, style, luxury and modernism. The premium trims are featured in leather upholstery giving you maximum comfort and enjoyment and providing you seating capacity for five passengers. Seven inches touch screen display provides you infotainment featured with Hi proton intelligent voice command system along with and Baidu navigation and online music streaming. The infotainment system is connected with your smartphone interface and let you enjoy your favorite music.
You will be provided with two USB ports letting you charge your smart phone on the way and the steering switches assists you in turning volume up and down. Cabin is equipped with Features: ECO driving assist, intelligent entry system, adjustable driver’s seat, folding rear seats, air bags, Bluetooth connectivity, two speakers, power doors, power windows, child locks, anti-theft alarm and traction control system. The cabin is not sound insulated sometimes make the passengers uneasy during high speed journeys at highways when engine noise can disturb your comfort. The reverse view camera is also upgraded with dynamic lines letting you park and reverse the vehicle safely with precise maneuvers with accurate steering wheel angles.
1.3 liters Standard MT Iriz has a starting price of 36,700 RM while 1.3 liters Standard CVT Iriz has a price of 39,700 RM. 1.3 liters Executive CVT Iriz costs 44,700 RM and 1.6 liters Executive CVT has a starting price of 46,700 RM.