In the month of September, Proton manage to post 4 consecutive month of positive year-on-year growth in the company’s sales. With 11,935 units sold, this is the second highest month for 2020. As sales for September grew by 4.9% over August and 33.6% over the same month in 2019. Up till now, Proton manage to clock a total of 73,607 units, 4.3% ahead of last year and equivalent to an estimated 21.6% market share, placing the company second in Malaysia’s automotive sales table.
Similar to August, three Proton models continue to lead sales in their respective classes. The Proton X70 continues to dominate the SUV market overall and posted its second best sales month of 2020 with 2,849 units sold. The Proton Persona and Proton Exora also remain as the best-selling models in their class with both models now expected to end the year as cumulative sales leaders.
As on 15th of September 2020, Proton held a roll-off ceremony at its assembly plant in Tanjung Malim for the upcoming Proton X50, and the order books is opened the next day. Just two weeks after doing so, the bookings have already exceeded expectations.