Malaysia Autoshow 2016: BAIC D20 Poised To Challenge Proton & Perodua

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Malaysia Autoshow 2016: BAIC D20 Poised To Challenge Proton & Perodua

Alongside the locally-assembled BAIC EV200 electric vehicle also comes its regular petrol-powered counterparts that being previewed together at the Malaysian Autoshow 2016 being held at MINES Convention Centre.

Like the EV 200, the D20 will also be offered with sedan and hatchback bodystyles with a choice between 1.3- and 1.5-litre naturally-aspirated petrol engines claimed to meet Euro V emission standards. The D20 is also being assembled locally alongside the EV200 at Gurun, Kedah.

The 1.3-litre engine comes standard with a 5-speed manual transmission, whilst 1.5-litre variants offer the additional choice between that and a 4-speed automatic. Furthermore, the 1.3-litre is offered in Comfort trim only, whilst the 1.5-litre comes with the option of Comfort and Fashion trim.

Full combination of variants are listed below; all trim levels are available in sedan and hatchback bodystyles:

  • 1.3-litre M/T Comfort
  • 1.5-litre M/T Comfort
  • 1.5-litre A/T Comfort
  • 1.5-litre M/T Fashion
  • 1.5-litre A/T Fashion

Equipment levels are as follows:

1.3-litre M/T Comfort

  • ABS, EBD
  • Brake Override
  • Dual Frontal Airbags
  • Seat Belt Reminder – Driver Only
  • Immobilizer
  • ISOFIX
  • Daytime Running Lights
  • Rear Fog Lights
  • 175/65 R14 tyres, steel rims, wheel covers
  • Roof handles – fixed
  • Side mirrors – Electric adjustment, integrated signal lights
  • Rear seat – one-piece folding
  • Adjustable headlights
  • Digital climate control
  • Audio: Single CD, USB, AUX, Radio, 4 speakers
  • Reverse sensors

1.5-litre M/T & A/T Comfort adds:

  • 185/60 R14 tyres, alloy rims
  • Driver seat height adjustment
  • Rear seat – 60:40 split fold
  • Interior chrome trim

1.5-litre M/T & A/T Fashion adds:

  • Seat Belt Reminder – Driver & Front Passenger
  • Sunroof
  • Sun visor mirrors
  • Roof handles – foldable and damped
  • Side mirrors – Electric adjustment, integrated signal lights, electric folding, heating
  • Rain sensors
  • Auto headlights
  • Coat & hat hook
  • Audio: Single CD, USB, AUX, Radio, 6 speakers
  • Steering-mounted controls
  • Optional: 6.5-inch touchscreen, GPS, reverse camera

Final prices of the D20 have yet to be approved, but BAIC is hoping to price it in the vicinity of the Proton Iriz and Perodua Myvi, putting it in the RM45k to RM55k ballpark.

Gallery: Malaysia Autoshow 2016: BAIC D20




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