Perodua Bezza wins three awards at the Malaysia Car of the Year 2016
Kuala Lumpur, 17 Dec: Perodua received three awards which are for
Perodua Bezza at the Malaysia Car of the Year 2016 Awards Night on 15th
“These three awards are recognition of our efforts to always place our customers’
safety and comfort in our products and services. We would like to thank all
Malaysian especially our customers for their trust and support towards Perodua,”
Perodua President and Chief Executive Officer, Datuk (Dr) Aminar Rashid Salleh
The Minister of International Trade and Industry, Dato’ Sri Mustapa Mohamed were
present at the event alongside Chief Executive Officer of Malaysia Automotive
Institute (MAI) Dato’ Madani Sahari.
Perodua Sales Sdn Bhd Managing Director, YBhg Dato’ Dr. Zahari Husin received
the awards from Chairman of Malaysia Automotive Institute (MAI) YBhg Datuk
Muhamad Noor Yacob.
This prestigious award started in 2002, when a group of motoring journalists
established Malaysia’s first Car of the Year Awards. For this year, the event held at
the Saujana hotel, Subang was organised by the Malaysia Automotive Institute (MAI)
and named as Malaysia Car of the Year Awards.
The entry level category was measured by the criteria of the first-time car buyers that
were looking for great-value buys, while for People’s Choice category, was based on
online voting via website.
The Perodua Bezza was designed to be a compact sedan which offers space and
fuel efficiency with affordability as the main goal. It was launched with the new
technology and safety features which received a 5-star rating by ASEAN NCAP,
making it the first 5-star Energy Efficient Vehicle (EEV) national sedan (for 1.3L
On 29 th November 2016, Perodua Bezza also bagged the Best Child Occupant
Protection (COP) for Small Family Car category and Best Adult Occupant Protection
(AOP) for Small Family Car category at the ASEAN NCAP Grand Prix Awards held
at Sepang International Circuit.
The sedan comes in 5 variants, the 1.0L Manual Transmission & Automatic
Transmission; the 1.3L “Premium X” Manual & Automatic Transmission; and the 1.3L
“Advance Version” Automatic Transmission.
“Please visit our sales showrooms and experience the Perodua Bezza by test drive
with our authorised sales advisors to check on our latest campaigns and offerings,”
Datuk (Dr) Aminar said.