Proton Prevé

Review, Specification, Price

2014 Proton Preve Review: GXR
  • Impressive standard equipment; generous aftersales package; comfortable and spacious; turbo engine's mid-range kick; five-star safety
  • Thirsty, gruff engine; average cabin quality; busy ride; inconsistent steering; tech quirks; some features lack user-friendliness

OUR RATING
5.5 / 10

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2014 Proton Preve Review: GXR

On paper, the Proton Preve GXR looks hard to beat. At $22,990 driveaway, the top-spec Preve GXR CVT (continuously variable transmission) is cheaper than the base variants of better-known rivals including the $21,690 Holden Cruze Equipe auto, 22,290 Nissan Pulsar ST CVT, $22,490 Mazda 3 Neo auto and the $22,990 Toyota Corolla Ascent CVT (all before on-road costs)...

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Proton Prevé GXR: pricing and specifications
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Proton Prevé GXR: pricing and specifications

A sportier version of Proton's small sedan, the Proton Prevé GXR, has launched in Australia from $22,990 driveaway - a price that includes a $1000 cash back bonus. The Proton Preve GXR is powered by the same turbocharged 1.6-litre petrol engine found in the seven-seat Proton Exora, developing 103kW at 5000rpm and 205Nm between 2000-4000rpm, and claiming combined cycle fuel consumption of 8...


Proton Prevé price slashed to $15,990 driveaway
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Proton Prevé price slashed to $15,990 driveaway

The price of the Proton Preve has been slashed to $15,990 driveaway, making it one of the cheapest small cars on the market. Originally priced at $18,990 driveaway, the $3000 price cut represents a 16 per cent saving on the five-speed manual Preve. The automatic CVT-equipped Preve is now also $3000 cheaper, down from $20,990 to $17,990 driveaway...


Proton Prevé Review
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Proton Prevé Review

The Proton Preve is tagged by the Malaysian manufacturer as an example of its ability to compete on the world stage. The name Preve (pronounced Pree-vey) means ‘proof’ or ‘to prove’, and 30 years after Proton was established – although it’s barely made a dent in Australia since arriving in 1995 – this small sedan is its first entirely home-grown effort...

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$18,990 to $20,990

Proton Prevé earns brand's first ANCAP five-star safety rating
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Proton Prevé earns brand's first ANCAP five-star safety rating

The Proton Preve has been awarded a five-star ANCAP safety rating, making it the Malaysian manufacturer's first model to earn top marks from the independent crash tester. The small-sized Proton Preve sedan scored 34...


Proton launches five years free servicing on Preve
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Proton launches five years free servicing on Preve

Proton has launched Australia's most competitive new car warranty program in conjunction with the launch of the new Proton Preve sedan. Buyers of the all-new Proton Preve will get five years warranty, five years free servicing and five years roadside assistance with Proton’s Five Star Service...