How reliable is Proton Savvy?

Reliability and Safety Proton offers the Savvy with a 60,000-mile, three-year warranty so buyers are offered peace of mind. Reliability shouldn’t prove to be too much of an issue anyway, as no major faults have occurred on the Savvy.

What engine is in Proton Savvy?

1.2 L Renault D4F I4

Proton Savvy
Engine 1.2 L Renault D4F I4
Power output 75 PS (55 kW; 74 hp) at 5500 rpm 105 N·m (77 lb·ft) at 3500 rpm
Transmission 5-speed manual 5-speed Magneti Marelli Quickshift 5 AMT

How long can a proton car last?

New Proton X50 engine designed to last for 15 years or a distance of 350k km.

Do they still make proton cars?

Proton cars are currently sold in at least 15 countries, the majority of which are in Asia; its largest export market was the United Kingdom, where its cars were sold until 2016. Proton was originally owned in majority by HICOM, with minority stakes being held by Mitsubishi Group members.

Who invented Proton car?

Dr. Mahathir
It was wholly owned by the government of Malaysia through Khazanah Nasional at its creation. It was headed by its founder, Dr. Mahathir. Proton approached Mitsubishi Motors between 1983 and 1984 and brokered a joint venture between both companies for the production of the first Malaysian car.

Does CVT overheat?

#2: Overheating CVT The belt-driven CVT transmission is cooled by transmission fluid. If there’s been a fluid leak, a glitch in the computer or some other problem, the transmission could begin to overheat.

Is proton owned by China?

On 29 September 2017, DRB-HICOM announced changes to the board of Proton Holdings Berhad. Following the signing of a Definitive Agreement with China’s Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Limited on 23 June 2017, the Chinese carmaker acquired 49.9% equity in Proton.

Who sold Proton?

On 24 May 2017, parent company DRB-HICOM announced plans to sell a 49.9% stake in Proton to Zhejiang Geely Automobile Holdings. Eventually, DRB-HICOM also sold 51% controlling-stake in Lotus to Geely, and the remaining 49% stake to Etika Automotive. The definitive agreement was in July 2017.

What kind of service manual does a Proton Savvy have?

Factory service manual / workshop manual to suit the 2005 to 2011 model year Proton Savvy. This vehicle was fitted with a 1.2 litre Renault engine. Covers all aspects of engine, manual gearbox and sequential gearbox repair, maintenance, troubleshooting and rebuild information.

How much does a Proton Savvy cost?

Test Model: 2007 Proton Savvy 1.2-litre Manual Starting at just $13,990 driveaway for the manual, it almost seems like the bargain of the century, even more so when you consider the features.

When did the Proton Savvy come out in Malaysia?

Built as a budget car, the Proton Savvy was launched in Malaysia in 2005. In the same year, it was introduced to the British market the autumn of the same year.

What is the difference between Proton Tiara and savvy?

The Proton Savvy was the replacement model for the Tiara. Instead of using the name awareness, the Malaysian company tried the name Savvy that resembled the “save money”. Its cost was less than GBP 6000 and came well equipped.