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Parkers overall rating: 2.5 out of 5 2.5
Proton Savvy (05-12) - rated 2.5 out of 5
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PROS

Peppy engine, easy to drive and park, cheap to run, good interior space

CONS

No steering adjustment, poor quality interior, feels flimsy and dated, awkward rear styling

PROS

Peppy engine, easy to drive and park, cheap to run, good interior space

CONS

No steering adjustment, poor quality interior, feels flimsy and dated, awkward rear styling

Proton Savvy rivals

Citroën
C3
2.5 out of 5 2.5
Perodua
Myvi
3.5 out of 5 3.5
Hyundai
Getz
2.5 out of 5 2.5

The Savvy is a small hatchback from Proton that's designed to be a better value alternative to more mainstream cars like the Ford Ka. It's certainly cheaper new but unfortunately that can't justify the poor quality interior and overall low budget feel. On the plus side, standard equipment is good with air conditioning, electric windows, parking sensors and alloy wheels all included on the most popular Style model while there's reasonable room for four adults and a week's shopping.

But that doesn't prevent the Savvy from feeling dated and although cheap, other small cars represent better value for money.

Proton Savvy rivals

Citroën
C3
2.5 out of 5 2.5
Perodua
Myvi
3.5 out of 5 3.5
Hyundai
Getz
2.5 out of 5 2.5