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  • In Brief: 2020 Isuzu D-Max Stealth, most pricey D-Max but loaded with features

    There is now yet another variant for the Isuzu D-Max! But this is a limited-edition variant packed with more unique features than even its rivals. What makes the 2020 Isuzu D-Max Stealth different from all the other 11 variants launched during the facelift last year? Here’s a special in brief for the new limited-edition D-Max. While under the bonnet still houses the much raved about 1.9-litre BluePower turbodiesel engine, the Stealth also packs much more modern-day tech than the other

    Jerrica

    Jerrica

    Aug 11, 2020

  • Ratings: 2019 Proton Iriz 1.6L Premium CVT - Commendable score in ride comfort, 160/250 overall

    Another week, another hatchback. This week, we’re taking an in-depth look at the 2019 Proton Iriz 1.6L Premium.Driving Performance - 31.5/50 pts, great handling 2019 Proton Iriz 1.6L Premium - Facts and Figures Engine 1.6L 4-cylinder NA Transmission CVT Power 109 PS @ 5,750 rpm Torque 150 Nm @ 4,000 rpm Weight 1,178 kg 0-100 km/h 11.6 seconds 100-0 km/h 42.5 metres The CVT is the weakling here as it isn’t smooth from stan

    Shaun

    Shaun

    Aug 07, 2020

  • Ratings: 2018 Honda Jazz 1.5L V - Excellent score in space and practicality, 170/250 overall

    We put cars through the WapCar Ratings to evaluate their driving performance, ride comfort, build quality, features, interior space, practicality, and fuel consumption. In this article, we’ll take an in-depth look at the 2018 Honda Jazz 1.5L V.Honda JazzDriving Performance - 31/50 pts, smooth transmission 2018 Honda Jazz 1.5L V - Facts and Figures Engine 1.5L 4-cylinder NA Transmission CVT Power 120 PS @ 6,600 rpm Torque 145 Nm @ 4,600 rpm We

    Shaun

    Shaun

    Aug 01, 2020

  • Ratings: 2019 Toyota Yaris 1.5G - High marks in comfort, 164/250 score overall

    The 2019 Toyota Yaris has been dissected through the WapCar Ratings. To the uninitiated, WapCar Ratings scrutinizes cars in terms of driving performance, ride comfort, build quality, features, interior space, practicality, and fuel consumption.Previously, we’ve separated the sections into individual articles. Now we’re simplifying them and discussing all sections in one go. Without further ado, let’s dive into the 2019 Toyota Yaris.Toyota YarisDriving Performance Facts and

    Shaun

    Shaun

    Jul 25, 2020

  • Review: Mitsubishi Triton VGT Adventure X – Great to drive, but smaller than the Hilux

    You can’t daily drive a pickup truck in Malaysia. Or at least that’s what I thought before I tried the Mitsubishi Triton VGT Adventure X. Pickup trucks are purely meant for work, right? They are supposed to be hard to manoeuvre, reek of diesel, have immense body roll, and be uncomfortable to ride in. Well, I’ll give you a heads up – The Triton drives like a crossover. It is surprisingly nimble and comfortable.We tested the Mitsubishi Triton VGT Adventure X, which is

    Arif

    Arif

    Jul 25, 2020

  • Honda CR-V vs VW Tiguan, which is the better SUV?

    The C-segment SUV is one category that is tightly-contested in the Malaysian marketplace. There is plenty of talent in the products that are on offer, each with their unique strengths and appeal. Be it performance, fuel efficiency, or space, there is one SUV that can meet your needs.Today, we take a deeper look at 2 of the more popular SUVs in the C segment, the Honda CR-V and the VW Tiguan. It’s Japan versus Germany, East versus West, but which is best?Honda CR-V 1.5 TC-PThe Honda CR-V is

    Jason

    Jason

    Jul 22, 2020

  • Review: Volkswagen Passat 2.0 TSI Elegance - Better to drive than the Camry?

    If you’re reading this, it probably means you’re still open to the idea of D-segment sedans like the Volkswagen Passat and the world isn’t taken over by SUVs. Yet. In that case, the driving enthusiasts among us would like to extend our appreciation for keeping sedans relevant.But anyway, the Volkswagen Passat. It received a nip and tuck earlier this year and the 1.8 TSI variants have been dropped, now with only one variant available – the 2.0 TSI Elegance.Globally, t

    Shaun

    Shaun

    Jul 14, 2020

  • Ratings Comparison: Proton X70 vs Honda CR-V vs Mazda CX-5 - Overall results

    We've compared the driving performance, ride comfort, quality and features, space and practicality, and fuel consumption of the Proton X70, Honda CR-V, and Mazda CX-5. Here's a quick recap and summary for all the comparisons.Driving Performance Driving Performances Breakdown     Proton X70 Honda CR-V Mazda CX-5 Engine Acceleration 3 / 5 3.5 / 5 5 / 5 In-gear Acceleration 3 / 5 3.5 / 5 4 / 5 Throttle Response 3 / 5 3

    Shaun

    Shaun

    Jul 09, 2020

  • Ratings Comparison: Proton X70 vs Honda CR-V vs Mazda CX-5 - Fuel consumption

    The Proton X70, Honda CR-V, and Mazda CX-5 feature turbocharged engines with different capacities at 1.8-litre, 1.5-litre and 2.5-litre respectively. And they weigh differently from each other as well. How do they fare in real-world driving? Let’s dig in. Facts and Figures   Proton X70 Premium (CBU) Honda CR-V 1.5 TC-P Mazda CX-5 Turbo Engine 1.8L 4-cyl turbo 1.5L 4-cyl turbo 2.5L 4-cyl turbo Transmission 6-speed AT CVT 6-speed AT Power

    Shaun

    Shaun

    Jul 03, 2020

  • Review: Volkswagen Tiguan - Should you be brave and take this over the Honda CR-V?

    In recent years, most of Volkswagen models sold globally has been on a decline except for one particular model – the Volkswagen Tiguan. Last year, Volkswagen made 910,926 units of the Tiguan, making it the best-selling Volkswagen in 2019.In Malaysia though, competition is tough to say the least. We have the Proton X70 offering tremendous value for money, the Honda CR-V proving itself as an all-rounder, and the Mazda CX-5 appealing to the keen drivers.Which begs the question, where exa

    Shaun

    Shaun

    Jun 30, 2020