KUALA LUMPUR – Proton’s SUV model Proton X70 registered more than 7,000 bookings in January, setting a market record for new SUVs since its launch on Dec 12 last year.
The company said deliveries of the Proton X70 gathered pace as more units of Proton’s first SUV become available.
The numbers also mean Proton X70 has set a new record for the highest number of C-segment SUV registrations in a single month.
Proton said compared with the previous month, sales increased by 33.6% while year-on-year, the figure represented a 46.5% growth over January 2018, easily making Proton the market leader in growth rate for the Top 3 automotive brands.
For the month of February, Proton is looking to maintain its sales momentum by running an “Ang Pow” promotion where buyers get savings worth up to RM4,000 depending on the model they choose.