Proton launched its flagship car – the high-end SUV into the Pakistani Market in 2019.
It comes in two variants namely the Executive All Wheel drives(AWD) and Premium Front Wheel Drive(FWD).
It has become one of the most favorite SUVs of Pakistan. Users may think what is the difference between AWD & FWD?
And what are the prices of both the models? That is why we have conducted thorough research, analyzed multiple references, and come to you with an exciting article.
We will answer all your questions in today’s blog.
We all know Proton is a Malaysian brand. It has to launch 3 decades ago in 1985 by the then Prime Minister Mahathir Muhammad and has become a source of national pride for the Malaysian nation.
Proton Partnered with Al-Haj in 2018 to locally assemble produce Proton Vehicles in Pakistan.
Proton had launched its premium SUV for sale in Pakistan in 2018 in AWD & FWD variants both of which were welcomed with open arms resulting in healthy sales So let us start and tell you about the fantastic Specs of Proton X70 AWD and FWD.
Engine and Transmission:
Most queries that multiple people ask when buying a new car are how well is the engine and transmission system.
No matter which car you purchase, they always want to know about these two things. Proton X70 (AWD and FWD) both have a 1.5 turbocharged Gasoline Direct Injection engine system with a CC of 1477.
It has a Horsepower of 177hp and gives a torque of 255Nm simply as 1500-4000 rpm. Both have a fuel capacity of 60 liters, and both of them have a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission with manual mode.
With this many high-end specs, you will feel like you are driving a beast car on the Pakistani Roads.
Chassis, Length, Weight, And Height:
Both versions of the Proton X70 are equipped with Electric Power Steering, and both have a turning radius of 5.5m and have suspension Macpherson Strut and a Multi-link with Stabilizers.
Both versions have an Electric Parking Brake, and both of them have Ventilated Disc and Solid Disc. The AWD is equipped with 255/60 R18 Alloy Tyre and wheel, and FWD are fitted with 225 /55 R19 Alloy Tyre and Wheel.
Both versions have 4,519mm, a weight of 1,831mm, and a height of 1,694mm. Both versions of the car have a wheelbase of 2,670mm, and the curb weight of each model is different.
The AWD weighs 1,660kg, and FWD weighs 1,675kg.
Exterior and Interior of Proton X70:
Both versions of Proton X70 has equipped with LED Project Head Lamps, LED Daytime Running Lamps, Auto Head Lamps, and LED Front Fog Lamps, and it is also equipped with a Power Tailgate.
Both versions of the X70 have different Steering Wheel Materials.
The AWD has Leatherette. And the FWD has 100% original Leather.
Both versions are also equipping with Steering Switches for Audio Hands-Free Telephone and Cruise Control, Steering Mode Selection (Normal and Sports Mode), LCD meter Combination, Drive Mode Selection (Normal, Eco, and Sports), Auto-Dimming Rear-View Mirror, Intelligent Entry with Push Start Button, Front Welcome Lamps, Power windows.
The panoramic Sunroof is equipping in FWD but not in AWD.
The AWD Seat Material is 100% Leather, but FWD is fitting with more Luxurious Nappa Leather. Both have Drive Power Seat 6-Ways, but the Drive Power Lumper 2-way and Front Passenger Power Seat 4-way are only equipping in FWD. Front Electric Ventilated Seats, Auto Dual Zone Air-Conditioning, Rear Air Vents & Air Purifier System all are fitted in Both Versions of Proton X70.
Information System, Safety and Security:
In the current era of 2021, multiple automotive companies have started to implement AI systems into their Vehicles with just one voice.
The AI will do the work you for, e.g., you want to listen to your favorite song with just one say you can tell the AI to play your Favorite Song for you. Similarly, Proton has also implemented AI features into its vehicles.
We can guarantee that you all will love to hear that both the AWD and FWD have been equipping with an 8-inch touchscreen Monitor and have a voice command function for phones, radio, settings, Air Conditioning and Vehicle Information but in the FWD version, you can also avail access to the sunroof.
Smartphone and Bluetooth Connectivity are implements in both versions. In the AWD model, there are eight speakers, and in the FWD model, there are 9 with power amplifier and Subwoofer.
There’s also 1 data port and five charging ports in both models.
6 SRS Airbags, Anti-lock Braking System, Electronic Brake Distribution, Brake assists, Auto Brake Hold, Electronic Stability Control, Traction Control System. Hill Hold Assist, Hill Descent Control.
All these features are implements in Both models. Still, the FWD version has even more.
These Features are Autonomous Emergency Braking, Forward Collision Warning. Adaptive Cruise Control, Lane Departure Warning, Blind Spot Information System, Door Warning Opening System, Intelligent High Beam Control.
And both can equip with Tyre Pressure Monitoring System.
AWD has two parking sensors, and FWD has 4 Parking sensors. Both have 4 Rear Parking sensors, 360 Camera view, Immobilizer, and Anti-Thief Alarm.