Proton Persona

Proton Persona News in Malaysia

  • 1 in every 5 new Proton cars sold in 2023 were financed by Proton Commerce, Smart #1 a new goal

    Proton Commerce, a joint venture between Proton’s sales arm Proton Edar, and CIMB Bank announced today that it disbursed a total of 27,288 loans to Proton car buyers in Malaysia in 2023. The figure is a new high for Proton Commerce, rising in tandem with Proton’s recent record of 154,611 units sold – its highest since 2012. This also means that 18 percent of Proton cars sold last year were financed by Proton Commerce. The Proton Saga is the financing arm’s most important model, contributing 61 p


    Jan 29, 2024

  • Proton Saga, X50, and Persona are P1's best-selling models as of Nov 2023

    Proton announced sales figures for November 2023 with 12,296 units (domestic + export) sold. P1’s total year-to-date (YTD) sales up to November 2023 also surpassed sales of the entire 2022 calendar year. A total of 141,900 units were sold up to November 2023 compared to last year’s total of 141.432 units. 2023’s YTD sales number is broken down to 138,876 units domestically and 3,024 units in export markets. As of November, Proton saw a commendable 12% growth year-on-year while holding a 19.7% ma

    CY FoongCY Foong

    Dec 6, 2023

  • Strong demand for Proton and Perodua models, Malaysia's October new car sales is up 10%

    In times of uncertainty, Malaysians are increasingly looking to affordably priced models from Proton and Perodua. Strong demand for national make models is the reason behind a 10 percent jump in October 2023’s new car sales, says MAA (Malaysia Automotive Association). A total of 74,896 units were sold in October 2023, versus September’s 68,156 units. This is the third time this year that Malaysia’s monthly new car sales crossed the 70,000 units mark. October’s number is also the second highest t


    Nov 15, 2023

  • No longer No.1 in B-Sedan sales, Proton Persona coming under severe pressure from Honda City and Toyota Vios

    The Proton Persona, with a starting price of just RM 47,800 is the most value-for-money sedan in its (B-segment) class. Even the highest specifications RM 58,300 Premium variant is still nearly RM 30k cheaper than the Toyota Vios and Honda City. This makes it unsurprising that for much of 2023, the Proton Persona dominated Malaysia’s B-segment sedan. No national car-level pricing advantage, no problem for Toyota Vios and Honda City Yet, the Toyota Vios, despite its higher starting price of RM 89


    Oct 19, 2023

  • Over 2k Proton X90 sold in 86 days as it rules Malaysia's D-segment SUV market

    July 2023 is another good month for Proton as it saw 13,326 units sold domestically and internationally, a 16.1% improvement over the same month in 2022 (11,477 units). Cumulatively, Proton sold 90,647 units in 2023 so far which is also the earliest P1 has exceeded the 90k-unit barrier since 2012. Even though the Proton X90 has only been on sale for less than 3 months, the third addition to Proton’s SUV range has taken the overall sales lead in the D-segment SUV market. With 886 units sold in Ju

    CY FoongCY Foong

    Aug 3, 2023

  • Proton enters partnership with CARSOME to facilitate easy trade-in of customers' old cars

    Proton has entered a strategic partnership with CARSOME to offer customers a seamless solution to trade-in their old cars. Besides CARSOME, two other online bidding companies are also on-board with Proton. Proton says the partnership with CARSOME will provide customers with a range of benefits, including enhanced convenience, trustworthiness, competitive trade-in values, transparency in pricing, secure payment and ownership transfer, daily auctions, faster disposal, and comprehensive inspections


    Jul 7, 2023

  • Used Proton Persona (CM) - Robust and practical starter family sedan from just RM 15k

    First launched in 2007, the first-generation Proton Persona (CM) marked a return to form for Proton in delivering a value-for-money family sedan for the masses that was robust, comfortable and practical too. Billed as the car Proton built for customers after listening to what they wanted, and not what 'management' thought was right – a case in point was the lacklustre Gen 2 – the CM Persona was the direct replacement to the popular Proton Wira but made better in every way. However, despite its p


    May 6, 2023

  • Top 5 used vehicles for the family to balik kampung in 2023

    As we gear up for the upcoming Hari Raya celebrations, many Malaysians will be planning their balik kampung trip during one of the most joyful times of the year. Hari Raya is a time to return home, celebrate family, give thanks and let’s not forget - cruise in comfort for the long journey in a shiny new set of wheels. But what is the perfect car for a balik kampung trip? Of course, any car should be great to drive, safe, comfortable and accommodate everything from your family, luggage and all th


    Apr 4, 2023

  • Owner review: 430,000km and Counting, My 2011 Proton Persona  Elegance1.6MT

    Basic information about my car: 2011 Proton Persona Elegance 1.6MT, B-Line Reasons why I bought this car: Prior to gettinga hired purchase for Persona, i have been driving my father's 1997 Proton Iswara for 3 years. The second handed iswara was rarely driven by previous owner and not well maintained. Even though my father patch it up before it was handed to me (looking back I'm really lucky to have my father to cover my first car, love you dad), i constantly had to deal with wear and tear issues


    Mar 9, 2023

  • Proton sold 14k cars in Feb 2023; 25k YTD, led by Saga, X50, Persona

    National carmaker Proton continued its strong start to the year by selling 52% more vehicles in February compared to the same month last year. With 14,033 units (domestic and export) sold last month, sales volume was 20.1% higher than January while for the first two months of the year, year-to-date (YTD) volume has swelled by 88% to 25,714 units. The company’s market share for the month is estimated to be 22.7%, placing it second in the rankings, and representing a 7.3% increase over February 20


    Mar 3, 2023

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