With 4,473 units delivered in June 2022, the Proton X50 stays the market leader for B-section SUVs in addition to the general leader for the SUV market in Malaysia. The newest sales determine for the X50 is almost 61% greater than the 2,779 units sold in May and is a part of an general whole of 14,787 deliveries (home and export) completed final month.
According to Proton, June was the best sales month for the X50 because the mannequin’s launch manner again in October 2020. The SUV is at the moment accessible in 4 variants, specifically the 1.5T Standard, 1.5T Executive, 1.5T Premium and 1.5 TGDi Flagship. Since its launch, the X50 has confirmed to be a highly regarded mannequin amongst automobile consumers, with over 100,000 bookings made as of March this yr.
It was revealed final month that the ready time for the SUV is about six months and Proton is working exhausting to make sure customers receive their cars before April 1, 2023. This is after the federal government stated the sales and repair tax (SST) exemption received’t be prolonged, however an allowance for the SST exemption shall be utilized for any car booked earlier than July 1 this yr and registered by March 31, 2023.
On exports, the carmaker stated 100 units of the X50 had been shipped in June, “with more to come for the remainder of the year.” On the final day of May this yr, the corporate introduced that it had exported the first batch of X50, X70 and Saga cars to South Africa, its first since 2012.