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Proton exports 2020 Proton X70 to Brunei; First CBU market for updated X70

Barely a year after the Proton X70’s debut in the Kingdom of Brunei, Proton has already introduced an update. Brunei will be the first to import the locally-assembled (CKD) Proton X70 launched in Malaysia earlier this year.Though the Proton X70 has only been on sale for a few months in Brunei, it quickly made its way to rank as the top three SUV in its segment. To recap, the CKD Proton X70 was updated in 2020. The SUV now comes with new stiffer suspension, a new 7-speed

Jerrica

Jerrica

Sep 10, 2020

Is RM 124k a fair price for the Toyota Corolla Cross? The Subaru XV and Proton X70 are cheaper

Youve been waiting for it, and now its here. The compact SUV segment in Malaysia just got a whole lot more interesting with the arrival of the Toyota Corolla Cross. Youve probably read and digested all the specifications and features, gone back and forth through the brochure.Established players such as the Honda HR-V, Subaru XV, Mazda CX-3 (and the Proton X70 to some extent) have had this segment of the market pretty much licked for years, especially after Toyotas own C-HR was pulled from the sh

Jason

Jason

Mar 25, 2021

Two new Proton models in 2020, Proton X70 CKD and Proton X50!

Proton ended 2019 on a high with 100,821 cars sold, a 55.7 % growth compared to the previous year. The company was on overdrive with 5 new model launches (X70, Iriz, Persona, Exora, Saga) over a span of 8 months.Proton CEO, Dr Li Chunrong announced Proton’s plans for 2020 at a media Chinese New Year luncheon today. We won’t bore you with the numbers so here are the juicy bits. Proton will be launching the Proton X70 CKD and Proton X50 this year.Difference between CBU & CKD X70202

Adrian Chia

Adrian Chia

Jan 20, 2020

2021 Toyota Corolla Cross vs Proton X70 – Still want that X70?

It is inevitable, comparing the recently-introduced 2021 Toyota Corolla Cross against one of the most popular SUVs around – the Proton X70.After all, seeing that the price of the top-spec Proton X70 is very close to the entry-level Toyota Corolla Cross (RM 123k vs RM 124k), cross-shopping between the two is bound to happen.Therein lies the question: for roughly the same amount of money for the top-spec Proton X70, should you, or should you not, add a little bit more money and get the 2021

Eric

Eric

Mar 25, 2021

CKD Proton X70 – Here’s What We Know So Far

Launched back in December 2018, the Proton X70 is Proton’s first-ever SUV and is currently the most popular SUV on sale in Malaysia right now.Much of its popularity can be owed to the Proton X70’s price tag, which starts from RM 99,800, positioning the much larger X70 against smaller competitors such as the Honda HR-V.However, unlike other Proton models that are locally assembled, the Proton X70 is actually built in Geely’s Ningbo production facility in China. A couple of

Jack

Jack

Jul 31, 2019

Proton X70 – What needs improving?

When Proton first launched the X70 back in late 2018, consumers were sceptical of the car’s Chinese roots – will it be problematic, they asked.Well, that comes as no surprise, considering the history of Chinese cars sold here in the past.With the X70, Proton and Geely hope to change the perception once and for all.Despite all of their efforts, the X70 is not perfect and has some (minor) shortcomings.Is the Proton X70's fuel consumption poor?We are aware that a lot of ow

Eric

Eric

Jan 24, 2020

2020 Proton X70 CKD launched - Up in features, down in price, from RM 94k

The wait is over. The 2020 Proton X70, now rolling off the Tanjung Malim plant, is officially launched and prices start from RM 94,800 to RM 122,800.There are 4 variants for the locally assembled 2020 Proton X70 CKD: Standard, Executive, Premium and Premium X. Standard - RM 94,800 (-RM 5,000) Executive - RM 106,800 (-RM 3,000) Premium - RM 119,800 (replaces AWD Executive, previously priced at RM 115,800) Premium X - RM 122,800 (-RM 1,000)What's new?For starters, there is a new colour named S

Shaun

Shaun

Feb 12, 2020

Why the 2020 Proton X70 CKD no longer have an AWD variant?

Proton dropped the all-wheel-drive (AWD) variant for the 2020 Proton X70 CKD line up and some consumers are bothered by it. During the media test drive, Proton engineers explained why they didn’t offer an AWD option for the 2020 X70.The reason is simple, the Malaysian market simply does not demand for an X70 AWD variant. Of the 29,000 units fully-imported (CBU) Proton X70 sold last year, less than 4% of the customers picked the AWD variant – that’s only about 1,160 units of the

Adrian Chia

Adrian Chia

Feb 17, 2020

What’s the resale value of a Proton X70? Flux has an alternative

The Proton X70 was first launched in December 2018, as a fully imported (CBU) model from China. Slightly more than one year later, the locally-assembled (CKD) model was launched in February 2020, with a new transmission but hardly any change in price. The range topping Premium X model is priced at RM 122,800.Barely two years on the market, it’s still too early to gauge the resale value of a Proton X70. Yes there are quite a number of units listed on used car classifieds, but it’s sti

Hans

Hans

Aug 7, 2020

Deal Breakers: Proton X70 – the boot needs to be rebooted

When the Proton X70 was launched, it garnered tremendous attention. It was Proton’s first SUV and the first Proton car with the “Hi Proton” feature. There’s quite a lot of things to like about the X70 too – the interior is decent, the range-topping variant gets power seats up front, and the price is rather attractive when compared to its rivals. There is however, one thing we don’t quite like about the Proton X70 and that is the boot/tailgate.What is there not

Arif

Arif

Aug 13, 2020

Will Indonesian buyers accept the Proton X70?

Proton ended 2019 on a strong note, firmly putting the Proton X70 as the undisputed leader in the C-SUV segment, with over 13,300 units, eclipsing the Honda CR-V’s 12,000 plus units.But does it come as a surprise at all? Thanks to generous tax incentives that nobody else apart from Proton and Perodua enjoys, the rebadged Geely Boyue is nearly RM 50,000 cheaper than a similarly equipped Honda CR-V 1.5 TC-P.On paper, Malaysia no longer have a national car policy, not for the last 20 yea

Hans

Hans

Apr 3, 2020

2020 Proton X70 CKD - Worth topping up RM 3,000 for the sunroof?

The locally-assembled Proton X70 CKD is finally here, and the company has done some streamlining to the model's line-up.Previously in the Ningbo-built, imported Proton X70 model, a panoramic sunroof was available on the Premium 2WD variant, but that has since changed, now that the Premium 2WD is no longer the top specs variant.With the introduction of the new CKD model, Proton has introduced a new Premium X variant, whose only difference from the Premium variant sitting one rung below is the

Eric

Eric

Feb 12, 2020

2020 Proton X70 CKD - Which colour looks best?

As part of the new locally-assembled (CKD) Proton X70 line-up, the company has introduced a new grey colour.The new colour is called Space Grey.This bump the total number of colours up to 6 – Snow White, Armour Silver, Jet Grey, Cinnamon Brown, Flame Red, and Space Grey.However, the new colour is still not the best looking colour for the Proton X70, in our opinion. It's a rather flat looking colour and doesn't do much to bring the X70's character lines. We reckon that this

Eric

Eric

Feb 12, 2020

At RM 99k, Proton X70 Standard 2WD is the most value for money X70

Since the introduction of the Proton X70, all the love and attention were given to the range-topping X70 Premium 2WD and for good reason.By now you should be well aware of the “Hi Proton” Intelligent Voice Command function that allows you to operate some key functions of the car. Although, it is worth noting that controlling the windows using voice command is only available on the X70 Premium as the other Proton models do not come with the hardware to support it.Not only that, but th

Adrian Chia

Adrian Chia

Oct 21, 2019

Proton X70 - What features could the CKD version get?

Shortly after introducing the X70, Proton announced their intentions to locally-assemble the X70 by the end of 2019, and they have succeeded in doing so.A couple of months after trials runs started in June 2019, the first few units of the Malaysian-made Proton X70s have started to roll of the new production line in Tanjung Malim.Will it be cheaper?Prices are unlikely to come down compared to its fully-imported counterpart, but you might get more features for the same price.So what’s new?Fo

Eric

Eric

Jan 26, 2020

Proton X70 vs Honda HR-V; why the smaller SUV is still more practical

Now that the locally assembled (CKD) Proton X70 is finally here, you must be thinking: RM 122k for a C-segment SUV complete with panoramic sunroof? Now that’s affordable! But wait, is the affordably priced X70 the most practical option? The similarly priced Honda HR-V begs to differ.We know what you're thinking, the CKD Proton X70 is a C-segment SUV, while the Honda HR-V falls in B-segment category. But the biggest deciding factor here is the price of the cars. So i

Jerrica

Jerrica

Feb 15, 2020

Proton X70, the C-segment SUV priced at RM 99,800 - 123,800

The Proton X70 is priced at RM 99,800 - 123,800 and comes in four variants, offering a five-year unlimited mileage warranty. Proton X70 Price Variant Price(RM) Proton X70 Standard 2WD 99,800 Proton X70 Executive 2WD 109,800 Proton X70 Executive AWD 115,800 Proton X70 Premium 2WD 123,800 The new car is built on the basis of Geely Bo Yue.The Proton X70 is positioned as a C-segment SUV

Wilson

Wilson

Jul 22, 2019

2020 Proton X70 CKD: What's new compared to before?

The 2020 Proton X70 CKD is here, slightly less than two years after the China-made imported (CBU) model was introduced in Malaysia.Sorry to burst the bubble for those hoping to get the Chinese market top specs Geely Boyue Pro as the basis of the X70 CKD, as changes done to the exterior is minimal – the Proton emblems are new, and the X70 CKD gains a new shade of grey called Space Grey, and that's about it. Everything else about the car's exterior remains th

Eric

Eric

Feb 12, 2020

2020 Proton X70 CKD gets stiffer suspension for better ride & handling

The 2020 Proton X70 CKD (locally assembled) brought about a number of surprises for consumers. Not only did it got a new 7-speed dual-clutch transmission (DCT) and improved kit list, Proton has also revised the suspension on the X70 CKD for better ride and handling.In the fully imported (CBU) units of the X70, it received high praises for its stellar ride comfort. It absorbed and filtered road undulations like nothing else in the segment. However, the flip side of the slack suspension is that it

Adrian Chia

Adrian Chia

Feb 12, 2020

2020 Proton X70 CKD, here’s why the Geely Boyue Pro is not for Malaysia

The newly launched 2020 Proton X70 CKD garnered a lot of attention due to its enhanced features and most importantly lower price tag. However, some netizens were harping on the fact that the improved 2020 X70 CKD is not the Geely Boyue Pro.Well for starters, to introduce a new design on a model that’s only been on the market for a little over a year does not make business sense in the automotive industry. The X70 is still fresh to the market and is not due for a model revamp just yet.Howev

Adrian Chia

Adrian Chia

Feb 18, 2020

How much does Proton X70’s 19-inch tyres cost?

The Proton X70 became an instant hit with Malaysians for its superb value for money, quality and features.At launch, the national carmaker surprised us by equipping the range-topping X70 Premium with 19-inch alloys as standard. The largest-ever wheel size to be fitted onto a Proton model.Proton officials said that this is to create a greater visual differentiation between the mid-range Executive and Premium variants despite knowing full well that the tyre replacement for the 19-inch wheels would

Adrian Chia

Adrian Chia

Oct 15, 2019

Should you buy a new Proton X70 or a used Honda CR-V?

With prices starting from just RM 95,000, it’s no surprise why the Proton X70 became a hit among Malaysians.Proton X70 galleryEven in its range-topping Premium X trim, RM 122,800 isn’t a lot of money, considering the amount of features the Proton X70 offers.Keep in mind that for the same price you’re paying for a brand-new Proton X70, you can also get a used Honda CR-V.Honda CR-V galleryA quick check on some car listing sites indicate you can get a turbocharged 2

Eric

Eric

May 14, 2020

2020 Proton X70 CKD - 4 variants, which is the best to buy?

After much anticipation, the locally-assembled (CKD) Proton X70 is now officially here in Malaysia. No longer imported from China, the locally produced Proton X70 CKD is now cheaper and comes with better features. You can read a summary of what's new here.There are now four variants, all front-wheel drive and powered by the same updated 1.8-lire turbocharged TGDi engine paired to a new 7-speed dual clutch automatic transmission. Handling has been improved thanks to an improved susp

Jerrica

Jerrica

Feb 12, 2020

Proton X70 CKD vs Honda CR-V vs Mazda CX-5 - Which one should you buy

The Proton X70 CKD is finally here, slightly less than 2 years since Proton first introduced the imported (CBU), China-made model back in late-2018.The new locally-assembled (CKD) Proton X70 sees a reduction in price, increase in features, and an improved engine that sees a slight bump in peak torque.Updated powertrain delivers slightly better performanceAlthough the engine remains the same 1.8-litre turbocharged TGDi, it has received some updates. It is known internally as a

Eric

Eric

Feb 13, 2020

Attention all Proton X70 owners: You can now install N95 cabin filters in your cars

Proton has officially launched the Proton Intelligent Air Purification System (P-IAPS) as standard equipment in all current Proton X70 models, which is now locally assembled at Proton’s Tanjung Malim plant. They are also offering existing Proton X70 owners the chance to install the N95 cabin filters for just RM 79 (excluding labour charges).Just last week, Proton announced a special update for the 2020 Proton X70 air purifier system with N95 cabin filters. The filter will work in tand

Jerrica

Jerrica

May 12, 2020

The 2020 Proton X70 CKD is ready, but you can’t buy it yet

Proton announced yesterday that the first locally-assembled 2020 Proton X70 (CKD) has rolled off the company’s Tanjung Malim production line.CKD is short for knocked down (CKD) kits, essentially a very complex Lego set, with major components like engine, transmission and body structure coming from China, to be assembled in Malaysia together with other locally-sourced components.Current China-made Proton X70Although production of the 2020 Proton X70 CKD has commenced, the model will not go

Hans

Hans

Dec 14, 2019

Owner Review: Proton needs to upgrade their after-sales service - My 2020 Proton X70 1.8TGDI Premium

** This article is published on WapCar Community. Click the link below to enter the community for car enthusiasts in Malaysiahttps://www.wapcar.my/forumBasic information about my car2020 Proton X70 1.8TGDI Premium CKD Space Grey, RM119,800.00Reasons why I bought this carI am looking for a new car to replace my old Proton Preve that I have been using for eight years.My family often commute from the city to my hometown such as BALIK KAMPUNG almost every month and love to going on holidays and we r

Wapcar UGC

Wapcar UGC

Dec 21, 2020

Review: Proton X70 Premium X - Is there a better SUV for the money?

Most Malaysians are no strangers to the Proton X70. There’s a reasonable number of Proton X70s on the road and with good reasons, of which we’ll dive into a little later.Let’s begin with a recap - the locally-assembled (CKD) Proton X70 was introduced early last year in 2020 with a host of updates such as powered tailgate, ventilated seats, new transmission, etc. Prices have gone down across the board as well compared to the fully-imported (CBU) versions.Since the Proton X50 has

Shaun

Shaun

Jan 28, 2021

From CNY 103k (RM 62k)! Geely Haoyue SUV launched in China, same 1.8T as Proton X70 CKD

Geely Haoyue is now officially launched in China. To our surprise, the retail price is lower than the indicated price announced earlier.There are 3 variants of the Haoyue available priced from CNY 103k to 139k (RM 62k to 84k). All 3 variants are available in either a 5- or 7-seater configuration.Only 1 engine option is available for the Haoyue which is the 1.8-litre turbocharged 4-cylinder petrol engine. It is paired to a 7-speed wet dual-clutch transmission pushing out 184 PS and 300 Nm of torq

Adrian Chia

Adrian Chia

Jun 24, 2020

Pros and Cons: Proton X70 – Great on comfort, not-so-great on fuel

With all the buzz for the Proton X50, the Proton X70 might have gotten overshadowed recently. But that doesn’t mean the Proton X70 has lost its appeal because it still offers tremendous value for money.To recap its prices, the Proton X70 is priced (OTR without SST and insurance) from RM 89,900 for the Standard variant, all the way to RM 115,800 for the Premium X variant.If the Proton X50 doesn’t suit your needs and preferences, perhaps you need more space and prefer something even mo

Shaun

Shaun

Jan 16, 2021