The unveiling of the Saga Anniversary Edition was not the only big news from Proton today, as the company also made another big announcement.
Proton’s N95 Cabin Filter, which was previously available only on the X70 SUV, will now be made available for the Saga, Persona, Iriz, and Exora as well.
While current owners will have the option to purchase the N95 Cabin Filter for RM59 excluding labour charges, there will be a 15% discount on the price of the filter For a limited period until the 9th of October 2020.
The new N95 Cabin Filter is capable of removing 95% of particles larger than 0.3 microns and also removes 98% of PM2.5 dust particulates.
It is therefore an effective barrier against smoke particulates, dust, bacteria and other pollutants and functions in both fresh and recirculation modes for the air-conditioning system.
Following the government’s recent announcement of zero sales tax for cars sold in Malaysia for a six month period beginning 15 June 2020, PROTON will reduce its car prices by 1.2% – 5.7%. The updated prices are as below for each model:
Proton Saga Discount: Up to RM500 New Price: RM32,400 to RM39,800
Proton Iriz Discount: Up to RM800 New Price: RM36,200 to RM49,900
Proton Persona Discount: Up to RM900 New Price: RM42,100 to RM53,700
Proton X70 Discount: Up to RM7,000 New Price: RM89,900 to RM115,800
Proton Exora Discount: Up to RM2,500 New Price: RM57,300 to RM64,800
These prices will be effective for the duration of the incentive period, a measure designed to boost the economy as the country emerges from its COVID-19 induced lockdown.
The Company is also deploying several strategies to spur growth in sales while keeping in mind buyer sentiment will err on the side of caution for the rest of 2020. These include deploying strict social distancing and disinfection measures at its showrooms and service centres while promoting the use of online bookings for contactless transactions.