Perodua Ativa
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Perodua Ativa D55L (2021-Present)

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Expert Review

Date Reviewed
12 September 2022
Ride & Handling
Perodua's most advanced and refined model to date has an efficient powertrain, funky boxy styling in and out and all the safety you can ask for. Not quite perfect, but the Ativa is a lot of car for the money, and a good car as well.
  • Good pace from turbo engine
  • Cruising refinement
  • Unprecedented safety kit
  • Superb adaptive LED headlamps
  • A lot of car for the money
  • Low speed ride comfort
  • Perceptible vibration at idle
  • No steering telescopic adjustment
  • Compact cabin means it's not for all

Latest Owner Review

Date Reviewed
11 June 2021
Ek Thai
1.0 AV CVT (2020)
Bought new, Owned for 1 Year
Fuel Economy: 10.0 km/litre (10.0 L/100 km), RON97, Mileage: 1,000 km/month
    - Compact size
    - Ample cubby holes
    - Decent grunt from the 1.0 turbo engine
    - Nice looks and imposing presence despite the smaller footprint vs the other P2 models
    - LED headlamps [very bright]
    - ASA safety features for a car in this price range is virtually unheard of
    - Finally auto-fold mirrors as standard
    - Decent fuel efficiency
    - Airbag count and passive safety features are a plus point
    - Bluetooth connectivity which makes answering calls whilst on the move very convenient
    - Decent # of USB charging points in the car
    - Aircon is cold and provides reasonable coolness in spite of our humid weather
    - Reasonable performance if pedal depressed harder when in need of power to overtake [PWR mode + Manual mode]
    - Could do with a mirror for driver's sun visor
    - More adjustability for driver's seat would be welcome - I'm struggling to find ample support for my thighs during drives and I'm not a particularly tall person
    - No Android Auto/Apple Carplay functionality!
    - Smart Link still seems cumbersome to use - not all phones are supported either
    - Gear Up Blaze package for full bodykits not to everyone's taste - should consider allowing customers to only select the roof spoiler
    - Reverse camera is quite blurry at times and not very clear
    - Rear space surprisingly limited and smaller vs the Myvi G3 - back seats may feel too upright
    - Omission of Smart Tag reader seems like a missed opportunity as not everyone has RFID
    - Noticeable lag when gas pedal is immediately depressed before car picks up speed vs conventional auto
    - Slight burning rubber smell is noticeable in the cabin & outside the car especially if driving above 100km/hr
To improve
- Please give us Android Auto/Apple Carplay connectivity!
- Noise insulation for doors could be improved
- More colour options is more than welcome
- Please ensure all accessories in Gear Up catalog are ready. I've already received my car for close to 3 weeks and I've not received my luggage tray, net, door visors and vibratile padding.
Yes, I would recommend this car

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