The ride hailing market keeps growing and there are new ride hailing APPs coming into the market to compete with established players like GRAB and EzCab, so this is why Perusahaan Otomobil Kedua Sdn Bhd (Perodua) has brought to market a revised Bezza after selling more than 184,000 units in some 3 plus years.
This new version of the Bezza is priced from a sensible RM34,580 to a budget conscious RM49,980 on-the-road before insurance in Peninsular Malaysia, the 2020 Perodua Bezza is the first upgrade Perodua made for the model since the first Bezza was launched in July 2016.
Perodua is targeting an average monthly sales of 4,000 plus units for this 2020 Perodua Bezza sedan which continues to deliver fuel efficiency, reliability, spaciousness, practicality and low-ownership costs.
The perfect ride-hailing vehicles since its launch, The Perodua Bezza will probably continue to find more owners looking at using it as a business tool.
Form the start of order taking on January 3, 2020 until now, Perodua has received more than 2,000 bookings which is on top of their 8,000 bookings which were carried forward from last year. This means this 2020 Bezza has in total bookings about 10,000 plus ready orders. Deliveries start shortly and production is moving swiftly ahead.
There are three versions of this 2020 Bezza on offer. The RM34,580.00 1.0L Manual Transmission G model is the starter version. Next up is the RM36,580 (solid colour) to RM43,980 (metallic colour) 1.0L Automatic Transmission X model and finally they have the 1.3L AV model with Automatic Transmission which is priced at RM49,980.
As before, this Bezza comes with a 5-Star ASEAN NCAP safety rating and a 5-year warranty (or 150,000 kilometers) (whichever comes first).
There is also a GearUp variant with added exterior features and some unseen under the hood accessories which can be purchase at the showroom.
So what is new with this Bezza?
Press Release: The 2020 Perodua Bezza appears bolder than its predecessor, with sharp LED headlamps that are standard across the board framing an angular and imposing front bumper.
Two-tone side skirts, also standard across the range, join a restyled rear bumper and striking 15-inch 10-spoke alloys (on 1.3 litre variants) for a cohesive and confident look all round.
Two body colours new to the Bezza – Garnet Red (exclusive to 1.3 litre variants) and Granite Grey – join the four existing hues on offer, namely Ivory White, Glittering Silver, Ocean Blue and Sugar Brown.
White-illuminated gauges uplift the interior, while keyless entry and start, as well as front corner sensors, are offered on 1.3 litre variants. All variants get power-adjustable side mirrors and reverse sensors; the AV adds a reverse camera and its side mirrors can retract with the push of a button.
Perodua’s Advanced Safety Assist 2.0 (ASA 2.0*) suite of driver assistance safety systems makes its debut in the Bezza range on the AV variant, making it the most affordable sedan in Malaysia with such a feature.
ASA 2.0 comprises Pedestrian Detection (up to 50 km/h), Pre-Collision Warning (up to 100 km/h), Pre-Collision Braking (up to 80 km/h), Front Departure Alert and Pedal Misoperation Control, all of which work together to mitigate collisions.
Meanwhile, the X variant now gains the Vehicle Stability Control and traction control already previously offered on the AV variant.
“The 2020 Perodua Bezza is the result of our many engagements with our valued customers. The improvements we have made are centred around the ideas of smart design, smart drive and smart safety,” said Perodua President and Chief Executive Officer Dato’ Zainal Abidin Ahmad.