Proton records 8,506 new registrations in January


  • Auto
  • Tuesday, 04 Feb 2020

Higher market share: A file picture showing visitors checking out Proton vehicles at an auto show held at a shopping mall in Kuala Lumpur. The national car maker’s market share rose by 4.9% to 19.5% last month, compared with the same period in 2019.

KUALA LUMPUR: Proton has recorded a total of 8,506 new registrations in January this year, up 20.2% over the same period last year, marking its most successful January sales in four years.

The national car maker also saw a growth in market share, which rose by 4.9% to 19.5%, compared with the same period in 2019.

“Despite the short month due to the Chinese New Year holidays, the company performed well within expectations as it continued to hold its second position, ” it said in a statement yesterday.

The Proton X70 continues to hold its position as the segment leader with a total of 1,367 units registered, while the Saga continues to be the mainstay representing nearly half of total sales with 3,871 units sold, which is a 72% increase over the same period last year.

“The Persona, Iriz and Exora also performed well in comparison with January 2019. The Persona in particular nearly doubled in sales with 2,109 units delivered to customers. This represents an 84 per cent increase in comparison with the corresponding period.

“At the same time, the Iriz grew nearly five-fold with 785 units sold, recording an increase of 465%t, ” it added. — Bernama

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