2023 Perodua Axia D74A to debut in Malaysia in Feb before Daihatsu and Toyota sister cars in Indonesia?


Perodua announced in a presentation that it will be involved in the development of a new model based on the Daihatsu New Global Architecture (DNGA) in 2020. At the time, the local automaker said it would take its cooperation with Daihatsu to the next level by becoming a global player as a development hub in ASEAN, seeing it already leads the design of several models. rice field.

Still, recent DNGA-based models debuted in other countries before getting versions developed specifically for Malaysia. It was announced in Japan in 2019, before it was announced. The same is true for his 2022 all-new Alza, which comes a few months after its sister model, the Avanza. /Veloz and Xenia – Introduced in Indonesia.

But for the all-new 2023 Axia (internal code D74A), the A-segment hatchback is said to make its world debut in Malaysia first, before related siblings the Daihatsu Ayla and Toyota Agya make their debut in Indonesia. I’m here. Ayla and Agya premiered in Indonesia in 2012, long before his Axia launched in 2014.

reported that Autonetmagzthe next-generation Ayra could be introduced before this year’s Indonesia International Motor Show (IIMS) in mid-February. but Axia is the first trio to be unveiled next month before the 2023 IIMS.

According to details leaked two weeks ago, the D74A Axia will come in four variants: G, X, SE and AV, all powered by 1.0-liter engines. As previously rumored, it is still unclear if the Axia will be turbocharged, but the CVT (most likely the D-CVT used in Myvi’s facelift, Atiba and Alza) is certain, There doesn’t seem to be a manual transmission option.

The future Axia is expected to be supported by the DNGA platform and differentiated from Aira and Agia with a design that follows the recent Perodua model. It’s also been suggested that the X-Concept will have some impact on the looks, but we won’t know the details until Perodua makes an official announcement.

Gallery: Perodua X Concept at KLIMS18




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