Proton X50 fuel consumption figures revealed – FC is 6.4L/100 km for 1.5 TGDi, 6.5L/100 km for 1.5T

Here’s some additional info on the Proton X50. The carmaker has released fuel consumption figures for the soon-to-be-launched model, which will be available here with two engines – a 1.5 litre turbocharged and direct-injected three-cylinder engine (1.5 TGDi) and a port-injected version of the turbo triple (1.5T).

Shown on a slide at the City Preview event of the X50 for invited guests, the Proton X50’s claimed fuel consumption figures are 6.4 litres per 100 km (15.6 km/l) for 1.5 TGDi Flagship and 6.5 litres per 100 km (15.4 km/l) for the non-direct-injection 1.5T engine that powers the three other variants – Standard, Executive and Premium.

No mention of the cycle used for the claimed FC, but it should be a combined cycle similar to the X70’s Malaysia Automotive, Robotics and IoT Institute (MARii) EEV-rated figure of 7.6 litres per 100 km (13.2 km/l). The larger and heavier CKD X70 is powered by a 1.8 litre TGDi engine, so it makes sense that the X50 is more fuel efficient.

The event also saw Proton confirm the power and torque figures we published last week, which is 150 PS/226 Nm for the port-injected 1.5T and 177 PS/255 Nm for the direct-injection 1.5 TGDi Flagship. Both engines send drive to the front wheels through a seven-speed wet dual-clutch transmission also seen in the CKD X70.

We’ve already covered the X50 extensively from the media preview that happened last week, and you can check it out here. Below are the spec-by-spec differences that we know so far. Bear in mind though that the images you see here are of the top Flagship variant – Proton has yet to reveal the other variants in the metal.

2020 Proton X50 1.5T Standard
Gets as standard:

  • 1.5 litre turbocharged three-cylinder MPI engine
  • Around 150 PS and 226 Nm of torque
  • Seven-speed (wet) dual-clutch automatic transmission with manual mode (no paddle shifters)
  • Four airbags (front and side)
  • LED headlamps and DRLs
  • 17-inch alloy wheels
  • Quad exhaust pipes
  • Full carbon fibre-print bodykit
  • Fabric seats
  • Rear air con vents
  • Digital instrument cluster
  • Eight-inch touchscreen infotainment unit
  • Reverse camera
  • Electronic parking brake with auto brake hold

2020 Proton X50 1.5T Executive
Adds on:

  • Six airbags (front, side, curtain)
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • Automatic headlamps
  • Front fog lamps
  • Leatherette seats

2020 Proton X50 1.5T Premium
Adds on:

  • Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 18-inch alloy wheels with red brake callipers
  • Powered driver’s seat
  • 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment unit
  • 360-degree camera

2020 Proton X50 1.5 TGDi Flagship
Adds on:

  • 1.5 litre turbocharged direct injection three-cylinder engine
  • 177 PS and 255 Nm of torque
  • Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS)
  • Dual-tone exterior (black roof and pillars)
  • Panoramic sunroof

GALLERY: 2020 Proton X50 1.5 TGDi Flagship

GALLERY: 2020 Proton X50 colour options

GALLERY: 2020 Proton X50 official images

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