Perodua Kenari Provides A Feeling Of Space

Perodua Kenari

Perodua Kenari

The original Perodua Kenari was designed to offer a practical solution to motorists by combining a spacious interior with compact exterior dimensions. The latest generation Kenaris, however, take this idea a step further by additionally providing modern styling and a higher level of standard specification than equivalently priced rivals.

The mini MPV concept is ideally suited to the convenience of automatic transmission but, unlike Perodua, many manufacturers fail to offer this option. Kenari is available with fully automatic transmission as the EZ model which makes driving effortless in today’s busy urban environment. The EZ costs just £6,930 delivered2, which is astonishing value for money. In fact, the Kenari EZ represents a saving of over £1,750 when compared with its nearest mini MPV rival3.

The 5-door Kenari has a range of updated features which include two-tone bumpers, protective side mouldings, a rear tailgate spoiler & new rear trim along with a more contemporary interior. The addition of the spoiler, together with the other revisions to the exterior, gives a more streamlined appearance. This fresh styling has reinforced Kenari’s position as a market leader in the mini MPV sector.

The whole Kenari range represents excellent value for money starting at just £6,130 delivered1 for the GX model, but this price does not mean compromising on quality. The full Perodua range of vehicles is produced at a state of the art manufacturing plant in Malaysia, using the very latest technology and assembly techniques. This production facility is a joint venture between Toyota, Daihatsu and Perodua and produces models for all three manufacturers.

Kenari’s equipment levels are extremely high for a car of its class: its standard specification includes power steering, central locking, electric front windows and a high grade radio CD/cassette. Standard safety and security features consist of driver & passenger airbags, seatbelt pretensioners, child safety locks and an advanced engine immobiliser. In addition, the Kenari has a convenient side-opening rear tailgate along with individual reclining/folding rear seats, making it both accessible and practical.

The Kenari’s value for money continues with its comprehensive consumer package which includes a 2 year/24,000 mile warranty, 6 year anti-perforation guarantee and 1 year free roadside assistance. With low running costs and group 3 insurance the Kenari provides the ideal solution for the cost conscious motorist. The Perodua range of vehicles can be purchased across the UK through a network of seventy dealers.

1 Plus £95.75 road fund licence & first registration fee (6 months)

2 Plus £106.75 road fund licence & first registration fee (6 months)

3 Suzuki Wagon R + GL Auto - Source:

Published 19 October 2004 Melanie Carter

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