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Proton Jumps on the Price Hike Bandwagon

Ishaq Nabi
by Ishaq Nabi

22-4-2022

2 min read

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The rampant price hike by auto manufacturers doesn’t seem to be stopping anytime soon as Proton has jumped on the price amplification bandwagon. Proton has declared two price hikes for its popular sedan, Proton Saga, but carrying out an unexpected plot twist the price hike will occur within two different timelines.

New Prices of Proton Saga

Proton’s base and mid Saga variants will observe a price elevation of Rs. 200,000. Although, till the 10th of May the price will increase up to 50% (Rs. 100,000 for bookings). After this particular date, prospective consumers need to pay a price elevation of up to 100% i.e. Rs. 200,000.

Proton’s top variant will observe a price elevation of Rs. 220,000. Although, till the 10th of May the price will go up to 50% (Rs. 110,000 for bookings). After this particular date, prospective buyers need to pay a price hike up to 100% i.e. Rs. 220,000.

Proton Pakistan
  • Proton Saga Standard Manual variant’s current new price is Rs. 2,249,000. After the 10th of May, it will observe a pre-planned price hike again and its new price will be increased to Rs. 2,499,000.
  • Proton Saga Standard Automatic variant’s current new price is Rs. 2,399,000. After the 10th of May, it will observe a pre-planned price hike again and its new price will be increased to Rs. 2,499,000.
  • Proton Saga ACE-Automatic variant’s current new price is Rs. 2,509,000. After the 10th of May, after observing a price hike again, it will cost Rs. 2,519,000.

What’s Next?

Since the start of the year, Kia, Changan, Prince DFSK, and Proton have announced an increase in their prices. It’s likely that the other car brands (Toyota, Suzuki, MG, Haval, BAIC, and Hyundai) will follow suit and increase the prices of their lineup in the coming months.

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