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Proton Saga News in Malaysia

  • EON & Sahabat Autofest 2024 sets new record with 650 cars sold, 21-year-old Proton Saga buyer wins S70

    The EON & Sahabat Autofest 2024’s lucky draw has come to a close, with one lucky 21-year old Proton Saga buyer winning a Proton S70. “I never imaged that I would be selected as the grand prize winner when I booked my Proton Saga. I am very happy that I have been rewarded for being a loyal Proton customer,” said grand prize winner Siti Khairunadia, who also financed her Proton Saga via EON’s digital car financing platform, a pre-requisite for the lucky draw. Four more lucky winners walked home wi


    May 7, 2024

  • Proton S70 overtakes Persona to become P1's second best-selling model of March 2024

    Proton ended March and the first quarter (Q1) of 2024 on a positive note with 12,666 units sold last month domestically and globally. Total sales for Q1 2024 are 39,150 units with export sales 63% higher compared to last year. P1 remains the second best-selling carmaker in Malaysia at the end of the quarter with an estimated 19.3% market share. In terms of models, the Proton Saga remains the company’s best-selling model with 5,906 units sold in March 2024. In total, 18,247 units of the entry-lev

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    Apr 4, 2024

  • Proton continues sales growth in Feb 2024 - Persona outsold City and Vios that month

    Proton just announced that 13,602 units of its models were sold in February 2024 both domestically and in export markets. As such, a total of 26,484 Protons were sold in the first two months of 2024, an increase of 3% over the same period in 2023. The Proton Saga remains the best-selling P1 car of the month with 6,212 units sold, making February 2024 the fifth consecutive month the entry model sold more than 6,000 units. 2024 will be the 39th year for the nameplate that kickstarted the Malaysian

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    Mar 6, 2024

  • Saga EV? Iriz EV? Proton to launch up to 7 new electrified vehicles, to establish R&D centre in China too

    Proton is charging full-speed ahead in Malaysia's electrified vehicle arena, foremost by establishing a research & development (R&D) arena in Hangzhou, China, as well as introducing new home-grown and Geely-derived electric vehicles (EVs). Speaking at a media gathering in Kuala Lumpur earlier this evening, Proton's Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Li Chunrong said about the matter: "We will setup R&D centre in Hangzhou. Proton R&D centre. This is for home-grown models." "Later, also we will do new e


    Feb 20, 2024

  • 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 waged war with inflation, and won - Proton Saga is cheaper today than 20 years ago

    In 2003, the Proton Saga 1.3S (Iswara) had a starting price of RM 40,216, and it was only available with a manual transmission. In the intervening 20 years, car prices, like nearly everything else in Malaysia, have gone up significantly. The Toyota Vios used to start at RM 73,599, in 2003. The cheapest Honda City was selling at RM 79,295. Today, the 2023 Toyota Vios started at RM 89,600 while the Honda City starts at RM 84,900. Of course, today's cars are also a lot safer, packed with more comfo


    Jan 10, 2024

  • Proton 2023 sales: Best-ever year since 2012 with 154k units sold, Saga, X50, Persona top-sellers

    National carmaker Proton closed 2023 by posting its best sales performance since 2012, achieving a fifth consecutive year of sales growth. In December, 12,711 units were sold, bringing the year-end total to 154,611 units (domestic + export), a 9.3% increase over the 2022 sales of 141,432 units. Proton's overall market share is calculated at 19.4%, and it ended the year ranked second in overall sales, maintaining this position for the fifth consecutive year. Strong market demand for the Persona,


    Jan 3, 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

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    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

  • Getting stronger with age - Did you know that sales of the Proton Saga have risen 2x in 5 years?

    The P2-13A generation Proton Saga is Proton’s most important rice bowl. The A-segment sedan is not only the company’s most affordable car, it also contributes over 40 percent of Proton’s total sales. Together with the Persona, Iriz and Exora, the Saga is part of ‘PIES’ models quartet, which collectively contribute 68 percent of Proton’s total sales. Launched in 2016, the P2-31A generation Proton Saga is quite old when judged by the industry’s typical 5 to 7 years model lifecycle. Typically, a ca


    Aug 8, 2023

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