The Perodua Axia is a five-door hatchback produced by Malaysian automobile manufacturer Perodua. It was launched on 15 September 2014 as the successor to the Viva.The car takes over the title of being the most affordable car in Malaysia from the Viva. The Axia is the first model to début from Perodua’s all-new second factory in Rawang, Selangor.
The name ‘Axia’, which is pronounced ‘a-zee-a’ or ‘A-xia’, is derived from the Greek word ‘ΑΞΙΑ’ (axia) which means value. The word Axia also resembles the word Asia but with the letter ‘s’ having been replaced by ‘x’ which represents the number ten, as the Axia is Perodua’s tenth model.