2012 Proton S16 FLX was launched in Australia image

Proton has recently announced that the 2012 S16 FLX has been launched in Australia, where the model can be bought from 13,990 AUD.

According to the car manufacturer, the 2012 Proton S16 FLX is coming with a revised styling, a new front fascia, redesigned side mirrors with LED indicators, a modified rear fascia with LED taillights and a redesigned rear bumper. The 2012 Proton S16 FLX is now sitting on 14-inch alloy wheels for the entry-level version and the base price of the sedan has increased by 2,000 AUD(1,600 euros) to a total of 13,990 AUD (11,200 euros). For the top of the line version of the 2012 Proton S16 FLX, with the automatic transmission, future customers in Australia will have to pay 16,990 AUD (13,650 euros).

As for the safety features offered by the 2012 Proton S16 FLX, we can tell you about dual front airbags, ABS, ESP and seatbelt pre-tensioners, all of them offered in standard on any version, regardless what engine you choose. And speaking about the engine, the range is unchanged, with the same 1.6 liter petrol unit which can be mated to either a five-speed manual or a CVT transmission, burning 6.2 liters / 100 km of fuel for the manual and 6.5 liters / 100 km for the automatic version.