Proton S16 Flx

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Proton S16 Review
  • Responsive engine that pulls well and is quiet; decent ride and handling; well laid out instrumentation and switchgear, reasonable interior and boot space
  • Noisy engine with CVT, long throw manual transmission, some cheap plastics used, unpleasant plastic steering wheel on GX model, no Bluetooth; 3-star safety rating.

5 / 10

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The Proton S16 FLX is the Malaysian manufacturer’s best-selling model in Australia, leaving showrooms at a rate of around 30 cars a month. It was Australia’s cheapest car before the arrival of Chinese brand Chery with its J1 hatch, though the Proton S16 remains the most affordable sedan in the country...

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The 2012 Proton S16 FLX has been launched in Australia, with the Malaysian manufacturer finally introducing a number of fundamental safety features to its entry-level city-sized sedan. Previously equipped with only a driver’s-side airbag and seatbelt pre-tensioner, the upgraded S16 FLX now adds electronic stability control, anti-lock brakes (ABS), passenger’s-side front airbag and seatbelt pre-tensioner, front fog lights and reversing sensors as standard...