JAKARTA, NETRALNEWS.COM - Mazda's flagship MPV in Indonesia, the Mazda Biante, has won the title of most satisfying car in the mid van category at the 2017 Driving Satisfaction Index (IKB) event held by Tabloid Otomotif.
In addition, Mazda2 hatchback also won the most satisfying passenger car in the Mid Hatchback 1,500 cc category.
"Mazda's proprietary technology is designed to provide both riders and passenger car advantages," said Ricky Thio, Director of Sales, Marketing & PR at Eurokars Motor Indonesia (EMI), in Jakarta.
Mazda Biante was first introduced in Indonesia in 2012, and a year later comes with SKYACTIV technology, a flagship of Mazda.
Since it was first introduced, Biante has sold 7,458 units throughout Indonesia. The passenger cars were imported Completely Bulit-Up (CBU) from Japan has many advantages compared to rivals in its class.
The 2.0 liter petrol engine SKYACTIV-G and 6-speed automatic transmission SKYACTIV-DRIVE offers a powerful performance package as well as efficient fuel consumption.
The use of paddle shift for transmission gear transmission makes the Biante driving more enjoyable. The i-STOP feature that automatically turns off the engine when it stops perfectly ensures optimum fuel savings.
Regarding safety, Biante has been equipped with Dual-Airbag for driver and front passenger as well as Dynamic Stability Control support for better car control on the road with slippery surface.
"The comforts offered in the Biante rides are one of the keys to customer satisfaction," said Ricky.
This convenience, said Ricky, among others, provided by the air conditioning cabin (air conditioning) with air purifier technology "nano-e" ion generator, which can filter air and remove odors and kill bacteria.
In addition, with a capacity of 8 passengers, Biante has seating with four main configuration mode settings (Living Mode, Semi-living Mode, 5 passengers + baggage, and Full Flat Mode).
The roomy spacious cabin and luggage make this car to be ideal as a family car. Plus, the concept of the rear seat with the model "theater layout" allows passengers who sit in the rear row can see the road conditions in front of them better.