Automotive 2022 Proton Persona Family Car

Published on August 5th, 2021 | by Subhash Nair


2022 Proton Persona Launched From RM45,800 Only

The Proton Persona has just been updated for the 2022 model year.

PROTON has just announced the arrival at all their showrooms and in their online store a revised 2022 model Proton Persona, offering updated design elements plus enhanced features. This update comes alongside the 2022 Proton Iriz facelift.

The latest additions to the company’s range also come in new colours, while offering improved comfort and safety for all passengers.

“The Proton Persona has won many fans in Malaysia as well as overseas since its introduction, so we took a measured approach to update it,” said Roslan Abdullah, Chief Executive Officer, Proton Edar.

Updated design to appeal to a wider audience

For the exterior, the changes begin with newly redesigned bumpers and the iconic Infinite Weave with Ethereal Bow grille. On the Proton Persona, it comes with additional chrome to better frame the new PROTON logo.

The updated look for the 2022 models also includes LED headlamps that support auto on/off and follow me home functions. The design is complemented by new 16-inch alloy wheels, a black roof finish and new finishing on the rear combination lamps.

Proton Persona 2022 Variant Comparison Chart

While the Proton Iriz facelift gets funky orange and red colours from the X50, the Proton Persona gets Space Grey from the X70. This new exterior colour for the 2022 Proton Persona adds subtle class to the sedan.

Redesigned interior adds style and luxury

The most noticeable change to the interior of the 2022 Proton Persona is the introduction of a new 8-inch floating infotainment head unit with voice command functions. The dashboard also has been extensive redesigned and now features digital air conditioner controls and new switchgear. There’s also a set of buttons in front of the gear selector lever, one of which can be used to activate ‘ECO’ mode.

Housed at the top of the instrument panel for easy access, the new head unit is matched with repositioned air vents while new controls for the air-conditioning now come with an N95 Cabin Filter fitted as standard.

Functionality is also enhanced by the new centre console that provides an armrest as well as improved storage space.

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The top of the line 2022 Proton Persona Premium gets its seats and door trims covered in brown leatherette (in the same shade that debuted on the Proton X70) to compliment the new interior design and helping to raise the level of luxury.

Combining Convenience with Safety

With a total of six USB ports – three at the front, two at the rear and one behind the rear-view mirror, to power a dash cam, the 2022 Proton Persona has ample power outlets to suit the demands of a digital lifestyle.

The Persona also offers 510-litres of boot space that can be expanded by folding the rear seats. Additionally, the Persona also offers a reverse camera and parking sensors to provide visual and audible parking assistance.

With regards to safety, the Persona models has received the 5-star ASEAN NCAP rating and comes with a comprehensive list of safety features such as reinforced body structure using Hot Press Formed (HPF) steel, Electronic Stability Control (ESC), Traction Control System (TCS) and Hill Hold Assist (HHA).

The 2022 Proton Persona is now available for booking online at

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