Proton Satria Neo
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15 Owner Reviews
Date Reviewed
8 August 2014
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md
R3 AT (2009)
Bought new, Owned for 5 Years
Fuel Economy: 6.7 km/litre (14.9 L/100 km), RON95, Mileage: 3,000 km/month
    ride & handling is good, feel confident when taking corner at high speed.
    sporty look, you will look young & handsome :P
    majority people said Neo fuel consumption is bad, but mine average 6.7L/100Km.
    bad NVH especially after 120KM/H above.
To Improve
need more HP, sunroof will be added the sporty look.
No, I would not recommend this car
Date Reviewed
17 July 2014
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Faizu
R3 AT (2013)
Bought new, Owned for 1 Year
Fuel Economy: 10.0 km/litre (10.0 L/100 km), RON95, Mileage: 1,000 km/month
    1. Handling especially at corners
    2. Stable even when the speed reach 140 km/h
    3. Powerful after CPS is activated
    4. Can be upgraded with R3 Performance parts
    5. Very nice looking hot hatch
    6. Nice semi bucket seat
    7. Have a very good absorber
    1. Top speed can't reach more than 160 km/h due to cut off
    2. Engine noise
    3. Small glove box
    4. Pick-up is average
    5. Low Horsepower for sporty hatchback car
    6. Boring, plain and outdated interior
    7. Fuel consumption
To Improve
1. CFE Engine or CPS engine with horsepower increase
2. Better interior
3. Higher quality materials for interior
Yes, I would recommend this car
Date Reviewed
10 June 2014
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leong
R3 MT (2013)
Bought new, Owned for 1 Year
Fuel Economy: 11.0 km/litre (9.1 L/100 km), RON95, Mileage: 1,400 km/month
    good handling, very responsive steering ,good in taking corner
    quite comfortable for small car like this
    easy to ease thru traffic jam
    great pickup when cps is activated
    noisy when reach ard 140-160
    gear ratio not tune to the best yet
    slow respond when below 4500rpm@before cps activated
    lack of space to put personal belonging (small gloves compartment)
    build in GPS problem in loading
To Improve
soundproof needed to be improve
better gear ratio
engine performance can be boost up to better respond during 4500rpm and below
Gps need to updated to the latest verdion
Yes, I would recommend this car
Date Reviewed
6 June 2014
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Adam
R3 MT (2013)
Bought new, Owned for 1 Year
Fuel Economy: 12.7 km/litre (7.9 L/100 km), RON95, Mileage: 1,000 km/month
    The car is great in handling! It feels zippy when going through traffic.
    Its a small car suitable for those who don't prefer driving with extra passengers.
    For the price you're paying, its quite a bargain.
    Upgrade-able with R3 Motorsport Division.
    Build quality is still poor.
    If you go with R3 upgrades (e.g. exhaust system, ECU and suspension), it will cost you a bomb.
To Improve
A turbocharged 1.6 Campro CFE engine mated with a 6-speed manual is all this car needs.
Yes, I would recommend this car
Date Reviewed
5 June 2014
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azeez
R3 AT (2010)
Bought new, Owned for 4 Years
Fuel Economy: 8.4 km/litre (11.9 L/100 km), RON95, Mileage: 2,000 km/month
    * handling yang mantap di selekoh
    * stereng yang sangat responsive
    * confident ketika high speed
    * maintenance service kos boleh di terima pakai, tak terlalu mahal
    * terasa kecik ketika mencelah dan mencilok

    * bunyi dalam kabin yang sgt bising bila drive melebihi 100kmh
    * radio sound sgt mengecewakan, 120kmh drive dah tak berapa jelas bunyi music apa
    * engine yang sangat kuat mengaum, seperti tiada firewall soundproof
    * tyre noise
    * top speed tak dapat cecah 180kmh untuk AT model walaupun telah 2x tukar ecu di proton edar
    * penggunaan minyak agak kuat, biasanya untuk RM50 ($2.10/ltr) hanya mampu drive 200km untuk city drive - average 8.0 L/100KM
    * brake terasa sedikit lari bila brake mengejut ketika sedang memotong / high speed
    * kedudukan meter eletronik yang terlalu ke bawah, tak nampak pada pandangan mata kalau stereng pada posisi tinggi even saya 5ft7" tall
To Improve
* sound proof improve
* economy fuel need to be improve
* high quality for interior
* lack of cabin space especially rear passenger
* increase year of car warranty to 5 years



Yes, I would recommend this car
Date Reviewed
4 June 2014
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Amirul
R3 MT (2013)
Bought new, Owned for 1 Year
Fuel Economy: 15.0 km/litre (6.7 L/100 km), RON95, Mileage: 2,300 km/month
    - Superb and sporty handling
    - Good steering feel, sporty quick ratio steering
    - Acceptably powerful engine, with VTec-like setup
    - Good semi-bucket seat, nice driving posture
    - Lovely short-ratio gearbox
    - Sporty pedal positions, suitable for heel-and-toe
    - Aggressive bodykit on R3 version, with connections from the past legendary GTi
    - Aged exterior designs. Should have a refreshed or facelifted one with LED DRL and light-tube tail light
    - Build quality is quite low
    - Brake lacks feel, should have better (performance) brake for R3 version, especially bigger brake at the front
To Improve
- Throttle response could be improved, reduce reaction time in its drive-by-wire system (common issue for CamPro engine)
- Fuel consumption. Better economy with improved power output to suit current international regulation
- Could be better-equipped: front fog lights as standard, rear fog lights as those on export version, side airbags, traction control and electronic stability control
- Could be equipped with 6-speed manual gearbox, with short ratio on 1st, 2nd and 3rd (improves acceleration) and wide ratio for 4th, 5th and 6th (improves top speed and economy on high speed cruising)
Yes, I would recommend this car
Date Reviewed
3 June 2014
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Amirul
R3 MT (2013)
Bought new, Owned for 1 Year
Fuel Economy: 6.5 km/litre (15.4 L/100 km), RON95, Mileage: 2,300 km/month
    - Superb and sporty handling
    - Good steering feel, sporty quick ratio steering
    - Acceptably powerful engine, with VTec-like setup
    - Good semi-bucket seat, nice driving posture
    - Lovely short-ratio gearbox
    - Sporty pedal positions, suitable for heel-and-toe
    - Aged exterior designs. Should have a refreshed or facelifted one with LED DRL and light-tube tail light
    - Build quality is quite low
To Improve
- Fuel consumption. Better economy with improved power output to suit current international regulation
- Could be better-equipped: front fog lights as standard, rear fog lights as those on export version, side airbags, traction control and electronic stability control
Yes, I would recommend this car
Date Reviewed
2 June 2014
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Afif
R3 MT (2012)
Bought new, Owned for 2 Years
RON95, Mileage: 2,000 km/month
    My 1st car bought new, R3 (M) 2013
    - good handling car from Proton
    - stable on high speed corner and highway due to low center gravity
    - good city car
    - nimble on corner
    - steering response very quick
    - comfy bucket seat
    - low maintenance (if well keep)
    - love the low roof line design
    - no major maintenance yet
    - air cond cool very fast (due to small cabin space)
    - 2 + 1 back seat arrangement suit for single person 'Balik kampung' with lots of stuff
    - less gadget which i prefer.
    - tight legroom for back passenger
    - small glove box
    - blind spot area at front
    - engine noise
    - cabin noise on high speed
    - could hear wind coming through the cabin
    - having knocking sound on left front wheel when going into potholes
To Improve
- power output
- glove box space
- luggage space
- lose the 'fat' a bit
- old design, need facelift, not extra skirting

Yes, I would recommend this car
Date Reviewed
2 June 2014
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Ashraf
R3 MT (2011)
Bought new, Owned for 3 Years
Fuel Economy: 6.3 km/litre (15.9 L/100 km), RON95, Mileage: 5,000 km/month
    - Pemanduan yang sangat mantap
    - Enjin yang berkuasa di dalam kelas nya
    - Pecutan yang mantap
    - jimat penggunaan petrol
    - cahaya lampu headlamp kurang memberangsangkan dan kualiti yang kurang baik
    - tidak sesuai pemandu yang tinggi kerana bumbung yang rendah
    - alarm yang mudah rosak
    - ada blind spot di sisi hadapan kerana piller yang besar
To Improve
- tingkat prestasi enjin
- tingkat kualiti headlamp
- tingkat kualiti alarm
Yes, I would recommend this car
Date Reviewed
1 June 2014
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Devanan
R3 MT (2013)
Bought new, Owned for 1 Year
Fuel Economy: 12.0 km/litre (8.3 L/100 km), RON95, Mileage: 10,000 km/month
    -Solid handling especially on road corner
    -CPS engine give a boost after 4000 rpm
    -Sleek design and sport look
    -Excellent stability and best in Proton class
    -Fuel economical for a 1.6
    -Lack of gadgets compare to other Proton models
    -Still got minor defect even do send to service center many times
    -Not ideal for old people and big size person
    -Lack of BHP in order to compete in car segment
    -Pricey for a hatchback
To Improve
-Add in a supercharger to increased BHP
-Needed a 6 speed gearbox
-Bigger interior room for easily access to the backseat
-Need more soundproofing
Yes, I would recommend this car
Date Reviewed
30 May 2014
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Sean
Standard MT (2008)
Bought new, Owned for 6 Years
Fuel Economy: 7.7 km/litre (13.0 L/100 km), RON95, Mileage: 30,000 km/month
    - Superb handling at corner (Lotus Handling really good)
    - High speed stability (180 kph still feel nothing )
    - Great Steering feedback
    - Good driving position
    - Driver's car and can be a single person daily car
    - Average maintenance for a good handling car
    - Lack of electronic & gadget didnt tune it well enough as a stock car
    - Lack of engine performance , it gives a good end power but pick-up is abit let down
    - Lack of latest interior gadgets
    -Interior Quality is low
To Improve
Interior Quality and Engine Performance
Yes, I would recommend this car
Date Reviewed
30 May 2014
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Akrom
Standard MT (2010)
Bought new, Owned for 4 Years
Fuel Economy: 15.0 km/litre (6.7 L/100 km), RON95, Mileage: 1,700 km/month
    -Mantap
    -Kualiti berpadanan dengan harga
    -Pengendalian dan kawalan stereng yang amat bagus
    -Enjin Campro pada 4000 rpm yang dirindui
    -Rekabentuk yang menarik
    -Keselesaan pemanduan kerana rekabentuk tempat duduk, ketinggian tempat duduk, dan jarak stereng dengan tempat duduk yang baik
    -Selekoh terasa seperti bukan selekoh
    -Bunyi macam angin masuk ke dalam kereta
    -Bunyi pada "dashboard"
    -Bunyi pada bahagian tayar hadapan sebelah kiri apabila membelok, gagal dikesan puncanya
    -Tidak sesuai untuk yang berbadan besar dan terlalu tinggi
To Improve
-Kawalan kualiti pemasangan harus dipertingkatkan lagi
-Penalaan semula enjin
Yes, I would recommend this car
Date Reviewed
24 May 2014
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Kenneth
R3 AT (2013)
Bought new, Owned for 1 Year
Fuel Economy: 13.0 km/litre (7.7 L/100 km), RON95, Mileage: 1,300 km/month
    - Superb handling
    - High speed stability
    - Great Steering feedback
    - Good driving position (R3 leather seat)
    - Driver's car
    - Lack of electronic stability program
    - Lack of engine performance
    - Lack of latest interior gadgets
To Improve
- Ergonomic design of the dash
- Engine performance to be update to at least 180hp to match the car's handling capability
- Passive safety equipment ( 6 Airbag, Active city brake, etc)
Yes, I would recommend this car
Date Reviewed
22 May 2014
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TENGKU FARUQ
Standard MT (2011)
Bought new, Owned for 3 Years
Fuel Economy: 8.1 km/litre (12.3 L/100 km), RON95, Mileage: 1,300 km/month
    - The ride is firm
    - Handling is superb
    - The body curve is sexy
    - Looks good
    - Lot of aftermarket performance upgrade
    - Powerful at high revs
    - CPS ( cam profile switching )
    - Cool aircond ;)
    - Lack of power because of campro engines
    - It's short on cabin space
    - A little bit uncomfortable because of the low roofline
    - The performance is sluggish at lower revs
    - Not all campro engine equip with CPS
    - The engine is a bit noisy
    - Tiny glove compartment
To Improve
- Aftersales service need to be improve a lot by PROTON
- If proton can equip CPS( cam profile switching ) to all campro engine
- Wish that all initial braking sound issue would be tested and fixed before delivery
- More colour variant
- The price for R3 performance parts is little expensive
Yes, I would recommend this car
Date Reviewed
21 May 2014
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Ezanie
Standard MT (2007)
Bought new, Owned for 7 Years
Fuel Economy: 11.5 km/litre (8.7 L/100 km), RON95, Mileage: 1,500 km/month
    Superb handling
    Easy to park/drive in city
    Very stable during high speed
    rough engine noise when drive at speed of 160 km/h and above
    short gear ratio for the first 3 gears doesn't match the engine power (Manual transmission)
    struggled a bit when driving for example Karak highway,Genting Highlands
To Improve
Dashbaord,steering wheel,seat materials
new headlamp/rear taillight design please
Yes, I would recommend this car

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