Sales rebound for Proton in September with over 10,000 units sold

National carmaker Proton has just provided the breakdown of their September sales performance and the recovery after months of restrictions is looking great. With a total of 10,380 units sold, the company is proud to announce that it captured a 23.9% market share for September.

Recently launched facelifted models of the Proton Persona and Proton Iriz posted a strong first month of sales. While production still not at the full output due to a shortage of components, Proton managed to deliver 1,440 units of the Persona and 749 units of the Iriz.  

As for the ever-popular SUV models from Zhejiang Geely Holding Group, the Proton X50 managed to set the highest sales after the Proton Saga, at 2,431 units. Year-to-date, Proton has managed to deliver over 16,600 units of the X50 model.

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Both the Proton X50 and Proton X70, with 1,577 units, continue to be sales leaders in their respective segments. In total, 27,312 units of SUVs have now been sold by Proton this year, which accounts for 37.4% of the overall year-to-date sales of 73,017 units.

Compared to the same period last year, the total sales figure is nearly the same with 2020 reaching 73,607 units, whilst with a lower overall market share of under 22%.   

The Proton Saga, as always, continues to be the company’s number one seller and by quite a margin. In September, dealers managed to deliver 3,907 units which, under the company’s market intelligence, it is also the segment leader in the A-segment sedan.

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Roslan Abdullah, Proton Edar CEO said the company will continue to work hard to fulfil and deliver as many cars as possible, clearing the backlog. Customers who are fully vaccinated are also welcomed to visit the showroom to test drive as well as service their Proton vehicles.


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