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  • Owner Review: The Underrated Gem - Why the Kia Picanto EX is the Perfect Car for a First Time Owner

    ** This article is the personal experience of a 2018 Kia Picanto EX owner and does not necessarily reflect the views of WapCar.Facebook:  Zenyu LohChoosing My First Car - A Straightforward Choice?The story begins back in 2018 when I was scouting for options as my first ride. I have been heavily dependant on public transportation and good-will from friends and family alike for most of my commute needs up till this point. Naturally, as a fresh graduate, I would want something afford

    Owner Review

    Owner Review

    Jul 09, 2020

  • New 2021 Kia Picanto facelift launched in Korea; BSM, RCTA, new Bluetooth connection system

    Kia has officially given the third generation Kia Picanto a mid-life facelift in Korea. The new A-segment 2021 Kia Picanto now features a whole host of new safety upgrades and advanced infotainment upgrades.The Picanto facelift gets a new 1.0-litre EcoPrime naturally aspirated petrol engine (76 PS / 95 Nm) that has better fuel efficiency at 15.4 km/l. That's a 5.9 percent improvement over the previous engine. In Korea, the Picanto is sol

    Jerrica

    Jerrica

    May 13, 2020

  • Mercedes-Benz CLA handles worse than a Kia Picanto?

    The moose test is an evasive maneuver test done to evaluate how well a vehicle performs when evading an obstacle on the road. It is a test of the car’s handling balance and stability control.The term was coined after Swedish car magazine Teknikens Varld flipped over a first-gen Mercedes-Benz A-Class in a test to measure the car’s ability to avoid hitting a moose, which is a common sight in Sweden.Funny that the Mercedes-Benz A-Class was mentioned, because the latest generation M

    Shaun

    Shaun

    Apr 07, 2020

  • The Kia Picanto is no more in Malaysia

    Kia’s popular A-segment hatchback, the Kia Picanto is no longer on sale in Malaysia. This has been confirmed by multiple dealerships around the Klang Valley.Naza Kia introduced the Picanto in 2013, but it wasn’t until 2015 when Naza Kia Malaysia introduced a new generation before the car’s nimble drive and spunky 1.2-litre engine gained widespread attention.The Kia Picanto has always been a sleeper hit as, to many small car buyers, the Picanto was the only non-national opt

    Jerrica

    Jerrica

    Mar 13, 2020

  • A new car with Android Auto from just RM50k? Here's the list of the cheapest cars with it

    It is no surprise that I am a strong believer of Android Auto – it encompasses everything you could possibly ask for in an infotainment system, including voice command, navigation, and music streaming.There's no need to fawn over the Proton X70's voice command, which we have to add, doesn't come with Android Auto or Apple CarPlay. With Android Auto, you use voice control to read/reply WhatsApp messages and enter a destination to Google Maps or Waze, as well as selecting your pl

    Eric

    Eric

    Dec 05, 2019

  • Wanna be seen in something different? Here are 5 cars that can help you

    The majority of us tend to take car buying decision rationally. We look at price, overall value proposition, after sales service, brand reputation, or even resale value.After all, buying a car is most often the second biggest purchase in life after buying a house. So it is only natural to avoid risks and play it “safe”.But if we decided to take a plunge in buying a car and ignore the naysayers, it opens up to a field of cars that are often overlooked, some of which are actually super

    Shaun

    Shaun

    Dec 04, 2019

  • Malaysia's most affordable cars with ESC! 1 of them you've probably forgotten

    ESC stands for Electronic Stability Control. It's computer-controlled feature that prevents the car from skidding.ESC is proven to be the most successful active safety device since it’s introduction, with research data showing a 50 percent of road accidents on cars with ESC.Initially only available in high-end cars, ESC is now available in even the cheapest Perodua, with the Bezza being the first. But the Bezza is not the only affordable car in our market

    Jerrica

    Jerrica

    Dec 02, 2019