Perodua begins gross sales within the Seychelles with the Axia – 4 variants, priced from RM71,500 to RM88,300
Perodua has introduced it has begun exports to a different new market, the model making its debut within the Seychelles with the official introduction of the Axia within the capital, Victoria, yesterday. The model’s distributor within the republic, which consists of an archipelago of 115 islands off East Africa, is SF Hybrid Motors.
4 variants of the Axia can be found within the Seychelles, a baseline Normal E MT, Normal G AT, SE and AV, priced at a promotional fee of 235,000 (RM71,500), 265,000 (RM80,600), 275,000 (RM83,700) and 290,000 (RM88,300) Seychellois rupees respectively. The automobiles offered within the republic include a three-year/100,000 km guarantee.
The Axia, which was facelifted in 2017, is powered by a 1KR-VE 1.zero litre three-cylinder engine providing 67 hp at 6,000 rpm and 91 Nm at four,400 rpm. It’s paired with a five-speed handbook transmission within the E and a four-speed automated on the remainder of the mannequin vary.
Seychelles turns into the second African export marketplace for the automaker after Mauritius, the place it has been current since 1996. Perodua Gross sales MD Datuk Zahari Husin mentioned the automaker was excited concerning the potential of its newest export market, saying that its recognition as a vacationer vacation spot will open extra export alternatives by means of model publicity.
“The Seychelles affords a great alternative for us to show our model to individuals of varied nationalities who journey to the island nation for his or her holidays. We consider that this may give us better prospects for future markets,” he mentioned.
Acknowledging that Perodua’s export efficiency was nonetheless not vital in the meanwhile, Zahari mentioned the corporate was wanting intently at enlargement. “We’re working with our associate Daihatsu by leveraging on their expertise and intensive community to map a sustainable and worthwhile export plan,” he mentioned.
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