• SUV segment sales leader gets upgrades to improve comfort and user experience
  • New upgrades worth RM6,000 with up to RM8,500 of incentives for first 5,000 buyers

Subang Jaya, 4 June 2024 – National automotive manufacturer PROTON introduced the 2024 PROTON X50 today featuring the latest enhancements to its popular award-winning B-segment SUV model, marking another step forward in the brand's commitment to innovation and customer satisfaction. Since its launch in 2020, the PROTON X50 has been a success story for the company, with over 110,000 units having been sold, cementing its position as the best-selling SUV in Malaysia over the past four years. It’s popularity mirrors that of the Geely Binyue, the left-hand drive Geely model it is based on, which has achieved sales of over 770,000 units globally. Now, the introduction of a series of upgrades for the 2024 model promises an even more technologically advanced and refined driving experience.

Continuing PROTON’s Legacy of Comfort

Building on its predecessor’s legacy of being a in the SUV category, the 2024 PROTON X50 sets a new standard with product upgrades that address feedback received from customers. The highlight among these enhancements is a new noise, vibration & harshness (NVH) package, which offers a quieter and more refined driving experience. Over 20 areas have been improved for better road noise insulation, creating a better overall interior ambience. A power tailgate has also been added to Premium and Flagship variants for ease of operation.

Evolutionary Improvements Boost the User Experience

The 10.3” infotainment head unit (IHU) in the 2024 PROTON X50 has been upgraded with a new dual quad-core processor unit providing faster bootup speed and loading time. This allows seamless operation of multiple apps concurrently in the foreground and in the background without any risk of intermittent response. It also features the popular “Hi PROTON” voice command and PROTON Link app, that features the ability to start the engine and cool the cabin remotely.

The 2024 PROTON X50 delivers the ideal combination of safety and convenience with a new High-Definition 360 Camera, which displays crystal clear images even in low light conditions, making parking a breeze. Should the driver still feel uneasy, there is the Auto Park Assist function to complete the task. When operating the signal stalks, a 3D view of the surroundings will appear to reduce blind spots for safer lane change maneuvers and this safety feature is functional up to 150 km/h.

Powerful Acceleration With Outstanding Safety

At the heart of the 2024 PROTON X50 is the 1.5 litre turbocharged direct injection engine with an output of 177 PS of power and 255Nm of torque, paired to a 7-speed dual clutch transmission. The combination enables this SUV to achieve a 0-100 km/h acceleration time of only 7.9 seconds. Safety comes in the form of six SRS airbags, Electronic Stability Control (ESC), as well as level two Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and a Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS).

Rewarding Customers With Enhanced Offers

Cumulatively, the product upgrades to the 2024 PROTON X50 deliver RM6,000 worth of added value to buyers, but PROTON is maintaining the price of its SUV. The company is also introducing a limited-time Early Bird Package offering a rebate of up to RM8,500 to the first 5,000 customers who register their new purchase by 31 July 2024. Alongside its comprehensive package of benefits designed to enrich the ownership experience, the 2024 PROTON X50 comes with a five-year unlimited mileage warranty, five-year data package with 1GB per month and six times free labour service.

“The upgraded 2024 PROTON X50 represents PROTON’s dedication to continuously improve and innovate while maintaining the proven quality of our products that is expected by our customers. It offers a sporty design and enhanced features that maintains its position as a proven model suitable for a wide range of customers. Looking beyond the visual changes, it will also deliver exceptional value by combining strong performance with class-leading connectivity features backed by outstanding after sales service from 157 3S/4S outlets nationwide," said Dr Li Chunrong, Chief Executive Officer, PROTON.

For more information, please visit Proton's official website or contact your nearest Proton dealership.

The 2024 PROTON X50 is now available for booking online at and at authorised PROTON showrooms.

On-the-road prices without insurance:

Variant Peninsular Malaysia East Malaysia
2024 PROTON X50 1.5T Standard RM86,300 RM88,300
2024 PROTON X50 1.5T Executive RM93,300 RM95,300
2024 PROTON X50 1.5T Premium RM101,800 RM103,800
2024 PROTON X50 1.5 TGDi Flagship RM113,300 RM115,300

The 2024 PROTON X50 is available in five exciting exterior colours; Snow White, Armour Silver, Jet Grey, Ocean Blue and Passion Red.



How much is the Proton X50 facelift 2024? ›

Proton X50 2024 is a 5 Seater SUV available between a price range of RM 86,300 - 113,300 in the Malaysia. It is available in 6 colors, 4 variants, 1 engine, and 1 transmissions option: Automatic in the Malaysia.

What is the advantage of Proton X50? ›

Powerful Acceleration With Outstanding Safety. At the heart of the 2024 PROTON X50 is the 1.5 litre turbocharged direct injection engine with an output of 177 PS of power and 255Nm of torque, paired to a 7-speed dual clutch transmission.

Is Proton X50 made in China? ›

Proton's head designer and Geely claimed that the design of the vehicle was inspired by a fighter jet. As opposed to the X70 which was initially imported from China, the X50 is built in Proton plant in Tanjung Malim from day one with a local content of 40 percent and contains 406 parts specific to the X50.

Is Proton using Volvo engine? ›

Yes, it is true, the Volvo XC40 Recharge and the Proton X50 use the EXACT same engine but in a slightly different tune.

What is the equivalent to the Proton X50? ›

With the X50, Proton has a strong challenger in the B-segment of the SUV market which has seen increased competition in recent years. Immediate SUV rivals that come to mind are the Honda HR-V, Mazda CX-3, Hyundai Kona and in recent times, the Toyota Corolla Cross and Perodua Ativa.

Did Volvo buy Proton? ›

The purchase of a 49.9% stake in Proton took place in 2017 by the Zhejiang Geely Holding Group; a Fortune 500 company which owns VOLVO and Lotus. The Proton brand was transformed through its additional finance, technical expertise and products.

Is proton good or bad? ›

Yes, Proton VPN is a safe VPN to use.

While it doesn't offer RAM servers, the provider provides such security measures as a kill switch, two-factor authentication, and an Always-on VPN feature. The latter makes sure your data is always encrypted.

Is the X50 comfortable? ›

Here's how the Proton X50 has fared for me. From the moment I first sat in the X50, I was struck by its comfortable and welcoming interior. The seats are not only plush and well-padded but they also offer excellent support, which is something I've come to appreciate on longer drives.

Is proton a reliable car? ›

"With its stylish design, smart features, and affordable price, the Proton Saga offers exceptional value for money, making it an excellent choice for anyone looking for a reliable and affordable vehicle," explains Marius Smal, Managing Director of Proton South Africa.

Is Proton owned by Toyota? ›

Proton Car is the national car brand of Malaysia. The brand was established in the early 1980's at the behest of the Malaysian government, and later reverted to semi-private ownership under DRB Hicom. Zhejiang Geely Holding Group purchased 49.9% of Proton Cars.

Who makes Proton engines? ›

PROTON Holdings

Who makes the engines for the Proton X50? ›

No, the Proton X50 does not use a Volvo engine. The Proton X50 is powered by a range of engines developed by Geely, the parent company of Proton. Geely is a Chinese automotive manufacturer that acquired a majority stake in Proton in 2017.

Does the Proton X50 have a Volvo engine? ›

The Heart of the Proton X50: VOLVO Drivetrain

The Proton compact SUV boasts a range of engines, and the top-of-the-line variant boasts a 1.5-litre, 3-cylinder turbocharged engine manufactured by Geely and uses technology from VOLVO.

Is Proton owned by Geely? ›


PROTON Holdings Berhad is 50.1% owned by DRB-HICOM Berhad and 49.9% by Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co. Ltd.

Where are protons cars made? ›

Now established as PROTON Holdings Berhad, Proton is a Malaysian automaker. The company is headquartered in Shah Alam, Selangor, and also has operational facilities in Perak. 'PROTON' is said to be a Malay acronym for Perusahaan Otomobil Nasional (National Automobile Company).

How much is the proton car in dollars? ›

Proton Car Prices in USA
ModelCategoryPrice Range
Proton X907-seater hybrid SUV$55,990 – $67,990
Proton X805-seater hybrid SUV$46,990*
Proton PREMIO S80Sedan$29,990*
Jan 8, 2024

What is the real life fuel consumption of Proton X50? ›

Fuel consumption of Proton X50

The manufacturer of Proton X50 claims that the fuel consumption of the flagship variant is 6.4 liters per 100 km, i.e., 15.6km per liter.

What is the most expensive car in Proton? ›

With prices starting from RM 152,800, the top-of-the-line Proton X90 1.5 Flagship is the most expensive Proton model on sale.

What is the top of the range of Proton X50? ›

3. Price
Proton X50 1.5T Standardfrom R 449 900
Proton X50 1.5T Luxuryfrom R 499 900
Proton X50 1.5T Executivefrom R 535 900
Proton X50 1.5T Premiumfrom R 579 900
Jan 24, 2023


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