Standing at 1.three litres of engine ability, the ‘Perodua Myvi’ continues to be the major option when it will come to acquiring a motor vehicle. Especially at entry amount, most ‘Malaysians’ appear to lean to this particular model. I, myself drive one particular. And I am about to inform you what it feels like driving one particular, immediately after three months.
I imagine that it the value of RM40,000 (give and take) for a modest motor vehicle like this is a minimal overpriced. But, the plus factors of the ‘Myvi’ is its roomy compartments within. The interior can even cater to a big 6 footer, I believe. Your head will never ever have to bump in opposition to the roof anymore.
Driving experience when on the ‘Myvi’ is like driving a ‘Mini Cooper’ (I have never ever driven one particular nevertheless). Ability steering makes it productive at turning, with its modest dimension. Chatting about motor vehicle sizing, it is comparatively quite uncomplicated to park. Individually, I do not need to have to modify gears from reverse to drive far more than two times. That, I imagine is the biggest advantage a 1.three litres ability motor vehicle can offer the modest sizing advantage (nevertheless good engine functionality).
You will need to have to refuel each and every 350-400km for RM60 (give and take for ‘RON95’ petrol). Always diligently applying overdrive only when necessary, inflating tyre pressures to 220kPa, letting the ‘Myvi’ “roll” most of the time on street these are some of the techniques that make up the statistic for the RM60 gasoline value tag. For the overdrive element, the motor vehicle is driven from -60kph(overdrive off). Bigger than that velocity, I constantly transform the overdrive on. Very long distances can make your ‘Myvi’ help save a ton. Driving a great length like 200km nonstop on a freeway only can take up half of your gasoline tank.
Acceleration for the ‘Myvi’ is relatively “bad”. As it operates on automatic transmission, that may well explain. But, in most circumstances, I uncover that switching to ‘OD off’ assists a ton. Then once again, I do not depend on this for overtaking autos. Automatic autos are relatively far more suited for at ease and freeway and site visitors jams driving. Notice that I experienced been driving the 1.three litres engine ability autos with handbook transmission, where acceleration is the major toughness.
All round, for its value, comfort, maneuverability and ability, it is truly worth getting a check drive on the ‘Myvi’. It has its personal motives for one particular of the major nationwide autos right here in Malaysia. Despite the fact that I will never ever understand its motto at the back again that says “Making Cars and trucks Men and women First”. Good luck.