Proton X50

Proton X50 News in Malaysia

  • Over 110k Proton X50s have been sold across 12 countries since 2020

    At the unveiling of the 2024 Proton X50, the Malaysian carmaker revealed that over 110,000 units have been sold in less than 4 years. Since its introduction in late 2020, the Proton X50 has been exported to 11 right-hand drive (RHD) markets which are: Nepal South Africa Mauritius Bermuda Barbados Fiji Trinidad and Tobago Papua New Guinea Brunei Bangladesh Mozambique Meanwhile, the X50’s Chinese donor, the Geely Binyue/Coolray saw more than 770,000 units in 51 left-hand drive (LHD) countries. Pro

    CY FoongCY Foong

    Jun 4, 2024

  • 2024 Proton X50 launched from RM 86k, now with power tailgate, improved infotainment

    When the Proton X50 was launched in late 2020, the Malaysian tiger’s second-ever SUV model was an immediate hit with long waiting periods. 4 years later, Proton launched the updated 2024 Proton X50. Even though it is virtually the same inside and out, one of Malaysia’s best-selling B-segment SUVs has been improved. First off, the price and variants. The X50 model lineup remains the same as before with 4 variants, all retaining their respective powertrains. Also unchanged are the prices which are

    CY FoongCY Foong

    Jun 4, 2024

  • 2024 Proton X50 R3 Limited Edition - New wheels, bodykit, and more from RM 7.5k; last hurrah before updated model arrives?

    This year's edition of the 2024 Malaysia Autoshow sees the availability of R3 accessories for the Proton X50, as exemplified by the car in these photos. This, is a special accessories package offered to customers, instead of an all-new special variant. The package is priced at RM 7,500, and only available (while stocks last) to X50 Flagship and Premium owners. It includes a unique bodykit, stripes, and R3 badging and logos within the interior. In terms of specifications and features, the X50 Spe

    SanjaySanjay

    May 21, 2024

  • Proton S70 leaps ahead of X50 to become 2nd best-selling P1 model of Feb 2024

    Even though Proton’s X series SUVs have reinvigorated P1’s image, it seems most Malaysians are keen on getting its sedans. Proton’s entire 3 sedan line-up filled the podium as the best-selling models for P1 in February 2024. Though the Saga remains Proton’s best-selling model with more than 6,000 units sold for the fifth consecutive month, it’s the carmaker’s newest sedan in 7 years that garnered more interest. February saw 2,314 units of the Proton S70 sold as it became Proton’s second best-sel

    CY FoongCY Foong

    Mar 6, 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

    CY FoongCY Foong

    Mar 6, 2024

  • Via its subsidiary PGS, Proton to grow R3 and diversify in to lifestyle, lubricants and EV charging business

    As Proton continues its current business expansion trajectory, the company is also actively diversifying its operations and revenue streams by exploring new opportunities within the automotive ecosystem and beyond. Leading the effort is Proton Global Services (PGS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Proton Edar, which has quickly established itself as a key contributor to Proton’s business network. Since its inception in 2021, PGS has significantly contributed to Proton's growth, expanding from a sin

    ArvindArvind

    Mar 3, 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

    HansHans

    Jan 29, 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,

    SanjaySanjay

    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

    CY FoongCY Foong

    Dec 6, 2023

  • Swapping leads: Proton's S70 may disrupt City, but the Honda HR-V has overtaken the Proton X50 for the No.1 selling B-SUV title

    Since its launch in October 2020, the Proton X50 has stood almost unchallenged, but this changed last month. While the Proton S70 is breaking into a territory dominated by the B-segment Honda City and Toyota Vios, the 'Malayan Tiger' marque risks losing ground in the higher-priced, more profitable SUV market. Defenses around the Proton X50 appear to be weakening, allowing the Honda HR-V to punch through and attract some customers to its side. Proton's own numbers (including exports) for the Prot

    HansHans

    Dec 6, 2023

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