After much excitement Jagadamba Motors Pvt. Ltd., the distributor of Proton cars in Nepal has made its sedan available in Nepal. The Malaysian brand Proton has been active in the automotive market for over three decades and has served customers from over 70 countries, Nepal included.
Proton is a Malaysian car manufacturer that serves across 70 countries. Proton Saga won the Best Compact Sedan in 2019. It is available in two variants, 1.3 Standard MT which is priced at NRs. 35,50,000 and 1.3 Premium AT which is priced at NRs. 39,50,000.
The looks, specs and performance of the Proton Saga is similar to the Malaysian version. However, there are two key differences: the cars are sold in Nepal with an upgraded air-conditioning system with airflow direction controls and an extra heater. The other features of the car are the same as in other countries. The Standard manual version coming with halogen headlights, a read spoiler, 14-inch steel wheels with hubcaps, a tilt-adjustable steering wheel, driver’s seat height adjustment, fabric upholstery, a touch-panel radio/Bluetooth head unit, two speakers, rear parking sensors, dual airbags and ABS with EBD and brake assist.
Proton Saga Specifications
Engine: 1.3L 4-Cylinder DOHC VVT Petrol
BS6 Complaint: n/a
Dimension: 4331 x 1689 x 1491 mm
Wheelbase: 2465 mm
Max Power: 91 PS @ 5750 rpm
Max Torque: 117Nm @ 9000 rpm
Transmission: 5-Speed MT / 4-Speed AT
Drive Type: FWD
Top Speed: 175Kmph
Fuel Tank Capacity: 40 liters
Mileage: 18.51 kmpl
Front Tyre: 185/60R14 – Disc (15-inch Optional)
Rear Tyre: 185/60R14 – Drum (15-inch Optional)
Tubeless Tyres: Yes
Safety System: ABS, EBD, TCS, ESC, HDA
Suspension Setup: MacPherson Strut and Twist Beam
Storage Capacity: 420 liters
Extended Storage Capacity: 1630 liters
Ground Clearance: 161 mm
Kerb Weight: 1055 – 1080 kg
Colors: Jet Grey, Snow White, Armour Silver, Ruby Red and Rosewood Maroon
Proton Saga Price in Nepal
The Saga consists of a 1.3 litre four-cylinder VVT engine that delivers 91 PS and 117 Nm of torque. It measures 4331mm in length, 1689mm in width, 1491mm in height, and has a wheelbase of 2465mm. Similarly, ground clearance stands at 150mm. The sedan gets a boot space of 420 litres and a fuel tank capacity of 40 litres. While the standard variant sits on 14-inch steel wheels, the premium variant gets 15-inch alloy wheels.