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Proton Waja Car Review

NRMA Motoring Date: 24 May

The last quarter of 2001 saw the of a new medium-sized car, called the from Malaysian vehicle Proton. The Waja is a four-door and it is the first car designed and built the ground up by Proton. The Waja Proton’s existing Australian comprising the Satria hatchback and the Aeroback models.

The Waja is in two different specifications, the entry 1.6 and the premium variant called the The same 1.6 litre double camshaft engine that quite lacklustre performance and PULP powers both variants. The engine produces a power of just 76 kW at 6000 rpm and a torque figure of 140 Nm at 2750

The recommended retail prices for the models start at $27,990 and for the manual versions of the 1.6 and the 1.6X An automatic transmission is available on models as an option for an additional Dealer charges and on-road are on top of the above quoted prices.

all new Protons sold in Australia, the has a three year/one million warranty and 24 hour roadside for the duration of the warranty period.

believes the Waja delivers value compared to similar European cars, quoting levels and safety as two of the Waja’s Both model Waja’s are with a good level of and some of the standard features of the model include airconditioning, steering, electric mirrors, wheels (space saver six-speaker single CD radio, windows and remote central Additional inclusions found in the are leather upholstery, woodgrain and climate control airconditioning.

The Waja’s standard safety and features are common to both and include anti-lock brakes driver and front passenger traction control, alarm, immobiliser, side airbags and belt pretensioners.

Styling of the is pleasant enough, although a bit in comparison to many new models other vehicle manufacturers. The is built separately from established models, in an all-new facility at Shah Alam in Our test vehicle displayed a good standard of finish and the feel on the road suggested an build quality.

Proton claims the Waja will be used for the development of a new of vehicles that will a station wagon, a people-mover and a drive.

As a mid-size vehicle, the offers a reasonable amount of space for both front and seat passengers. The driver’s has adequate seat travel and room to accommodate quite drivers without impinging on rear seat leg room. with the front seats to their most rearward most adults should sufficient space to occupy the seats. Despite the luxury of upholstery, I found the driver’s was very firm and not particularly shaped (causing some after extended periods the wheel).

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A 60/40 split-fold rear provides an added element of to the interior.


The layout of instruments and in the Waja is relatively straightforward and some European influence. the indicators and headlight switch are on the left-hand stalk, while the volume and search controls are wheel mounted.

The Waja is an vehicle to drive with weighted power steering and a clutch pedal. The Waja is let by a pretty uninspiring engine delivers below average In order to compensate for the lack of the engine needs to be revved and more gearchanges are required to the engine spinning.

The gearbox lever has quite a action that is pleasant to although it requires a particularly movement at low speeds.

Lotus a subsidiary of Proton, was responsible for the Waja its ride and handling The suspension in the Waja provides a firm ride and good at the expense of some ride Four-wheel discs and ABS brakes do a job of pulling the vehicle up in an emergency

Summary

The Proton Waja is a four-door sedan that Proton’s existing Satria and models. The Waja features a level of standard equipment and handling (Lotus inspired). the 1.6 litre engine delivers performance and the high purchase places the Waja up against stiff competition.

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