Published on November 19th, 2017 | by Amirul Mukminin0
Proton Sales Surged 13% for October 2017
Proton recorded a 13% jump for its sales number in October 2017 with 5,083 units sold compared to 4,498 units in September 2017. Sales performance saw a rebound for January – October 2017 when it registered a 6% increase, with 61,380 units sold compared to 57,734 units in the same duration last year.
The Saga and Persona continue to dominate the trend, both contributing 70% to the overall Proton car sales, with 26,343 units of Saga and 16,833 units of Persona sold.
The Saga continues to remain as Proton’s most popular choice among owners. From as low as RM35,590.29 for a 1.3L Standard to RM44,342.25 for a 1.3L Premium CVT, the new Saga offers great drivability, performs much more smoothly and has modern and practical convenient features like three USB ports for mobile charging and excellent audio play.
In terms of safety, the Saga has also been upgraded to 4-Star ASEAN NCAP with the Premium variant having advanced features like the ESC, ABS, EBD, traction control, brake assist, hill hold assist, airbags, ISOFIX and top-tether, with all-round sensors.
The Persona saw a 57.5% increase year-to-date with 16,833 units sold compared to 10,687 units in the same duration last year. The evolution of the new generation Persona caught the attention of Proton fans as the car not only received an entirely new look, but boasts a huge 510 litres of boot space, making the car a popular choice among wider range of customers.
The Persona flashes different kinds of personalities, perfect for college students, soccer moms, young executives, small family or even active souls. With a starting price of RM44,831.09, Persona owners get to enjoy a 5-Star ASEAN NCAP car, with all-round sensors, ESC, ABS with EBD, Brake Assist, Traction Control System and Hill-hold Assist as standard features across all variants.