New 2022 Proton X70 arrives with 1.5L TGDi engine - From 93,900

By Gokul, 09 June 2022

There are five variants now (four 1.5 TGDi and one 1.8 TGDi), and an AWD version too

2022 Proton X70

Proton today launched the 2022 Proton X70 which features a few styling updates and also a new powertrain option. 

The C-segment SUV now comes with a 1.5L TGDi, turbocharged direct injection engine, presenting a new compact alternative to the familiar 1.8L TGDi engine.

2022 Proton X70 1.5 TGDi engine

The 1.5L TGDi engine achieves a max power output of 177PS and torque of 255Nm, hitting its peak earlier at 1500rpm. In comparison to the 1.8L TGDi engine, there is a 7% reduction in fuel consumption on the urban cycle. 

Customers also have the option to select the AWD variant, equipped with real-time intelligent All-Wheel Drive system, which automatically transfers torque to rear wheels based on demand, thus improving handling according to varying road conditions.

2022 Proton X70 rear

The complete list of variants and prices are as mentioned below:

  • X70 1.5 TGDi Standard 2WD - RM93,900
  • X70 1.5 TGDi Executive 2WD - RM105,500
  • X70 1.5 TGDi Executive AWD - RM111,300
  • X70 1.5 TGDi Premium 2WD - RM117,900
  • X70 1.8 TGDi Premium 2WD - RM121,800

The 1.5L TGDi engines are built at Tanjung Malim at a new production line which according to Proton, meets the strict quality standards required for one of the most advanced locally assembled engines in Malaysia.

Beyond the engine, the 2022 Proton X70 also offers enhanced features for the driver and passengers’ comfort and a refreshed look. 

2022 Proton X70 interior

These include quartz black finishing on the front and rear bumpers, new 19-inch alloy wheels, power tailgate with foot sensor and Nappa leather seats with new black headlining. 

For added comfort and peace of mind, the 2022 Proton X70 comes with Proton Intelligent Air Purification System (P-IAPS).

Safety wise, there are six SRS airbags, Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS), Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS), and 360 camera with 3D display for hassle-free parking.

2022 Proton X70

Last but not least, exterior colour options for the 2022 Proton X70 are Snow White, Armour Silver, Jet Grey, Ruby Red, Cinnamon Brown and Space Grey, offered in accordance with the variant chosen.

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