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Toyota tops list of cars kept beyond 15 years, Prius owners most satisfied

Seven out of the top 10 car models kept by US car owners for 15 years or longer are made by Toyota, according to data compiled by car-focused search engine iseecars.com, which has tracked over 660,000 cars sold in the US between 1981 and 2005 for this study. Top 10 Brands Owners Keep for 15 Years or More Toyota 9.8% Honda 8.1% Subaru 8.0% Acura 7.9% Mazda 6.3% Mitsubishi 5.5% Hyundai 5.5% Chrysler 5.5% Nissan 5.3% Lexus 5.2% The company’s data showed that 9.8 percent of Toyota owners have kept t


Jan 21, 2021

Panduan kereta terpakai: Toyota Prius, Honda Insight, Camry Hybrid kini berharga serendah RM 40,000 sahaja?

Toyota Camry Terdapat sedikit jangka masa pendek antara 2011 hingga 2013 ketika pembeli kereta Malaysia menikmati promosi terhebat - duti import dan eksais digugurkan sepenuhnya untuk model hibrid yang diimport sepenuhnya dengan kapasiti enjin di bawah 2,000 cc. Promosi tersebut telah membawa kepada lambakan model hibrid Jepun seperti Toyota Prius, Honda Insight dan Honda CR-Z di sini. Sekitar tahun 2009 hingga 2010, ada pengecualian duti juga tetapi pada tahap yang lebih rendah iaitu pengecuali


Oct 29, 2020

Used hybrids are really cheap, so should you buy a used Toyota Prius, Camry Hybrid or Honda Insight?

There was a short period of time between 2011 until 2013 when Malaysian car buyers enjoyed a too good to be true deal - import and excise duties were completely waived for fully imported hybrid models with engine capacities below 2,000 cc. The Japan-made Toyota Prius, Honda Insight and CR-Z were introduced here. Between 2009 to 2010, duty exemption was also available, but at a lower rate - 100 percent exemption on import duties and 50 percent discount on excise duties. At a time when even the mo


Oct 20, 2020

Toyota Sienta Welcab launched in Indonesia – first outside Japan?

PT Astra Toyota Motor, Toyota’s Indonesian distributor, has launched the Sienta Welcab in Indonesia. This marks the first time Toyota’s assisted-mobility vehicle was offered officially outside of Japan. The Indonesian-spec Sienta Welcab is powered by the same 1.5-litre 2NR-FE engine as the rest of the Sienta line-up as well as the Malaysian-spec Vios and Yaris. That engine is mated to either a 6-speed manual or a CVT. One of the major features that stand out in the Sienta Welcab is of course the

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Aug 17, 2020

Can you save fuel by doing aero modifications?

The Honda Civic EG hatchback, or “Bullet”, is a good-looking and rather sought-after car in Malaysia. This entry has no intention of offending Civic fans. The contraption you see in the picture above and below is a “Hyper-miler” Honda Civic EG called the “Aero-Civic”. It was built by Mike Turner, an EcoModder from USA. Pictures of his car are obtained from his webite (aerocivic.com) Before we go on, let’s first understand what Hyper-Miling is. Hyper-Miling is the practice of extremely energy eff


Jun 27, 2020

Hyundai Ioniq discontinued in Malaysia – Goodbye fuel and safety king

For many Malaysians wanting a brand-new pure hybrid car, the Hyundai Ioniq is one of the few choices for those wanting to drive green. However, it appears that the model has been dropped for the Malaysian market. A quick search on Hyundai’s website shows that the Ioniq is absent from its model line-up. Though some markets including Australia and Singapore have received the facelift, there has been no news for its arrival in Malaysia. The locally-assembled (CKD) Ioniq was unveiled here back in 20

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Feb 3, 2021

Second Toyobaru twin after BRZ/GR86 is the Toyota bZ4X

Toyota is gearing up for an electrified future with the unveiling of the Toyota bZ4x Concept at 2021 Auto Shanghai. The concept is the first of seven bZ battery electric vehicles (BEVs) the Japanese carmaker plans to introduce by 2025. Toyota once revolutionised the automotive landscape with the Prius back in 1997. It was the world’s first mass-produced hybrid electric vehicle (HEVs) and since its introduction, Toyota has sold over 17 million units of electrified vehicles which include HEVs, plu

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Apr 19, 2021

油耗出色的安全性冠军——Hyundai Ioniq大马停产

对于许多想买纯混动汽车的马来西亚人来说,Hyundai Ioniq是为数不多的绿色选择。然而,这款车型似乎已经要退出大马市场了。 快速在Hyundai的网站上浏览一下,我们会发现Ioniq已经在车系列表中消失了。尽管像澳大利亚和新加坡等国的Ioniq车型都已经进行了升级改款,但我国目前还没有任何消息。 本地组装(CKD)的Ioniq在2016年由Hyundai Sime Darby Motors(HSDM)发布上市,共有两个车型可选,分别为HEV和HEV Plus,标价从RM 99,888起跳。 Ioniq的这两个车型都搭载了一具1.6升的Kappa II汽油缸内直喷(GDI)引擎,搭配一具32kW的电动马达,混合动力输出达到了141 PS和265 Nm。 Ioniq是我国最省油的车型,HEV Plus车型的油耗低至百公里4.9公升。除了省油以外,它也是ASEAN NCAP测试过的最安全的车型,成绩高达91.98分。 遗憾的是,大马人民对混动车的认可度并不高,因此其改款车型很可能不会在我国推出。不过,如果你对Ioniq还有兴趣,或许你唯一的选择就是二手车市场了,况且在那里你也能有更多的


Feb 8, 2021

Spied! Toyota Corolla Cross’s heavily camouflaged front-end

We’ve previously reported a spy shot of the upcoming Toyota Corolla Cross and determined that the SUV will be coming with a big spoiler on its back. Now we have our first look of the front-end. It looks like Toyota is pulling all the stops to prevent us from even predicting the general shape of the car. As the front-end was heavily camouflaged and came complete with cut-out shapes created to deliberately confuse us. But from what little we can see it looks like the Corolla Cross will have a LED


Jun 19, 2020

Toyota Corolla Cross akan dilancarkan di Indonesia pada 6 Ogos

Belum lama selepas debut globalnya di Thailand, Toyota Corolla Cross akan dilancarkan di Indonesia hujung minggu hadapan. Indonesia akan menjadi negara kedua di rantau ini untuk melancarkan SUV segmen C berdasarkan Corolla Altis yang terbaru ini. Berbeza dengan Malaysia, Toyota Corolla Cross pasaran Indonesia akan diimpot dari Thailand. Ini juga menjelaskan kenapa mereka boleh memperkenalkan model ini di sana begitu pantas sekali. Dengan mengimpot Corolla Cross dari Thailand, Indonesia boleh men


Jul 30, 2020

Toyota announces new TNGA platform for next generation Vios and Yaris

Toyota’s small cars family will be next in line to benefit from Toyota’s much vaunted TNGA platform. Short for Toyota New Global Architecture, the all-new TNGA platform has been the key reason why recent Toyota models like C-HR, Camry, and Corolla have been grabbing the title of best-in-class handling away from Mazda. Currently, there are three variations of Toyota’s TNGA platform (actually there are four if you include the Lexus LS’ GA-L). GA-C was the first of the TNGA platform series introduc


Sep 5, 2019

New generation Toyota 86 and Subaru BRZ confirmed

Toyota Motor Corporation and Subaru Corporation have agreed to deepen their business relationship. Toyota announced on Friday that it will increase its stake in Subaru from 16.8% to 20%. In return, Subaru will purchase 80 billion Yen worth of Toyota shares. Both companies also confirmed that they will continue to develop the next generation Toyota 86 and Subaru BRZ. Apart from the upcoming Toyota 86/BRZ duo, Toyota and Subaru will also co-develop a platform dedicated to battery electric vehicles


Oct 1, 2019

Owner Review: Is this car really the poor man's BMW? - My story of my 2016 Mazda 3 BM

** This article is published on WapCar Community. Click the link below to enter the community for car enthusiasts in Malaysia https://www.wapcar.my/forum Basic information 2016 Mazda3 BM Reason why I bought this car For daily driven use. Car selection process I had a budget of: RM130,000 Models that I have considered include: Honda Civic, 2nd Gen Mazda6 GH, Ford Mondeo Mk4. (Both the Mazda6 GH & Ford Mondeo were 2nd hand options) I very much enjoy the driving process and desire a daily drive car

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Jan 6, 2021

Toyota Corolla Cross to be launched in Indonesia on 6-Aug

Shortly after its world debut in Thailand, the Toyota Corolla Cross will be launched in Indonesia later next week. Indonesia will be the second country in the region to launch Toyota’s latest C-segment Corolla Altis-based SUV. Unlike Malaysia, Indonesia’s Toyota Corolla Cross will be imported from Thailand, which also explains why they could introduce the model there so soon. By importing the Corolla Cross from Thailand, Indonesia will be able to maintain a good level of trade balance with Thail


Jul 30, 2020

Toyota Corolla Cross to debut in Thailand next month, coming to Malaysia soon

The first ever Toyota Corolla Cross, a C-segment Corolla-based SUV that’s supposed to a more mainstream, cheaper and more practical version of a Toyota C-HR, is set to make its global debut in Thailand next month. Leaked photos suggests that the Corolla Cross will look like a scaled down Toyota RAV4 – not a bad start. Based on what we know so far, the Toyota Corolla Cross will be based on the Toyota Corolla Altis’ TNGA-C platform, but with a more space efficient (and cheaper) torsion beam rear s


Jun 15, 2020

Why is the Toyota 86 so much more expensive than the VW Golf GTI?

When the 200 PS Toyota 86 was first launched in Malaysia in 2012, its asking price was RM 243,000 for the manual, and RM 249,000 for the automatic variant. For a supposedly affordable sports car, its pricing in Malaysia is hardly affordable at all. The more powerful (220 PS), more practical Volkswagen Golf GTI Mk7 can be had for about RM17k less, at RM 227,888. Toyota 86 UMW Toyota then introduced the facelifted 86 in 2017. There were some minor upgrades but prices went up further, to RM 257,502

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May 16, 2020

Another 5-star ASEAN NCAP rating for Toyota with the 2021 Toyota Innova

Hot off its world debut last week, the 2021 Toyota Innova facelift has set some markets on fire with its tantalizingly luxurious looks with some hint of utilitarian robustness. Just like the Corolla Cross and the Hilux, the 2021 Innova has recently posted an impressive 5-star safety rating from ASEAN NCAP. This was the second assessment that ASEAN NCAP has conducted on the Innova with the first done in 2016. The pre-facelift Innova received 2 ratings, a 4-star rating for variants that are not fi

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Oct 23, 2020

Toyota Harrier is Japan’s No.1 premium SUV for 2020, Toyota Raize tops all SUV sales

The Japan Automobile Dealers Association (JADA) has released its list of top selling models in Japan for Financial Year 2020 (April 2020 to March 2021). Seven out of the top-10 best-selling models in Japan came from Toyota. The Toyota Yaris (including Yaris Cross and GR Yaris) is Japan’s most popular nameplate, with 202,657 units sold in the last year. This was followed by the Toyota Raize, our Perodua Ativa’s Japanese cousin, with 120,998 units, making it Japan’s best-selling SUV. The Raize’s t


Apr 7, 2021

Daihatsu bakal melancarkan kereta hibrid sepenuhnya pada 2021 – Perodua seterusnya?

Daihatsu, anak syarikat kereta kompak Toyota akan melancarkan kereta ‘kei’ (mini) hibrid baru dalam tahun kewangan 2021, lapor Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun dari Jepun. Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun juga berkata kereta elektrik bateri pertama (BEV) Daihatsu akan mula dijual pada tahun 2022. Tidak seperti hibrid ringan, hibrid penuh dapat memecut dari statik menggunakan tenaga elektrik sahaja. Ia menawarkan pengalaman pemanduan yang lebih lancar dalam keadaan trafik di bandar. Motor elektrik yang lebih kuat juga m

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Dec 30, 2020

What Daihatsu? Turn your Perodua D55L into a Lamborghini Urus instead!

While Perodua’s upcoming D55L crossover SUV might be launched in 2021, that doesn’t mean you can’t stop dreaming about how you want to give your future Perodua a makeover. As it is already on sale in Japan as the Daihatsu Rocky/Toyota Raize, this gives the Japanese tuning maestros a chance to show ways to flex on the little crossover. Albermo, a customization house based in Yamaguchi Prefecture in Japan, gained some fame online a few months ago as the proud brains behind the Lamborghini Urus-ins

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Aug 24, 2020

Perodua Bezza – sebuah konsep kepada sebuah keluaran yang cukup laris!

Berikutan bacaan kami mengenai pembangunan Perodua Axia, mari kita ikuti kupasan mengenai pembangunan Perodua Bezza pula. Tidak seperti Perodua Axia yang dibina berdasarkan Daihatsu Ayla di Indonesia, Perodua Bezza dibina 100 peratus oleh rakyat Malaysia. Sejak kejayaan Perodua Myvi yang diperkenalkan pada tahun 2005 yang lalu, Perodua telah berhasrat untuk menghasilkan sebuah sedan memandangkan pasaran Malaysia ketika itu sanggat menggalakkan. Sejak itu, keutamaan yang ingin diterapkan pada sed


Nov 22, 2020

Toyota Harrier adalah SUV mewah No. 1 Jepun tahun 2020 tapi Toyota Raize (Ativa) tapau semua!

Persatuan Penjual Kenderaan Jepun (JADA) telah mengeluarkan senarai model terlaris di Jepun untuk tahun fiskal 2020 (April 2020 hingga Mac 2021). Toyota nampaknya mendominasi senarai ini dengan 7 daripada 10 model terlaris di Jepun berasal dari Toyota. Barisan model Toyota Yaris (termasuklah Yaris Cross and GR Yaris) adalah model terlaris di Jepun, dengan 202,657 unit terjual untuk tahun fiskal 2020. Selain daripada itu, model tunggal terlaris diungguli oleh Toyota Raize, kembar Perodua Ativa, d


Apr 8, 2021

Panduan membeli Toyota Estima terpakai, MPV second hand kegemaran rakyat Malaysia!

Toyota Estima telah ditamatkan pengeluaran oleh Toyota pada tahun 2019. Model MPV popular tersebut melalui penjualan generasi akhir yang sukar kerana dibayangi oleh model Toyota Alphard dan Toyota Vellfire yang lebih premium. Walaubagaimanapun, MPV dengan pelbagai konfigurasi penumpang ini masih popular di Malaysia. Ia masih boleh dibeli oleh penjual kereta recond dan terpakai. Toyota Estima merupakan MPV yang boleh dinaiki dengan selesa pada tempat duduk baris ketiga dengan harga yang lebih mes


Jan 5, 2021

Toyota Indonesia introduces all-new Corolla Altis - hybrid variant debuts

PT Toyota-Astra Motor (TAM), the official importer and distributor of Toyota vehicles in Indonesia has introduced the all-new twelfth-generation Corolla Altis. For the Indonesian market, three variants of the all-new Corolla Altis are available, namely: Corolla Altis 1.8G (IDR 468,200,000) Corolla Altis 1.8V (IDR 489,300,000) Corolla Altis Hybrid (IDR 566,300,000) Power is derived from a 1.8-litre 2ZR-FE naturally-aspirated four-cylinder petrol engine that does 140 PS at 6,400 rpm and 172 Nm at


Sep 17, 2019

Proton EVs for sale - including Proton EMAS and Saga EV!

Remember Proton's electric vehicle (EV) project? Today, we found out that Proton was putting up models such as the Proton Saga EV, Proton Iriz EV, and even the Proton EMAS concept car up for auction. This following last week's auction of historic concepts and prototypes. UPDATE: The Proton EMAS concept car has been withdrawn from the auction. Thumbs up to Proton! It's impossible for a manufacturer to keep every protoype/concept car, but the EMAS deserves a spot in the museum. Today's auction was

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Jul 22, 2020

2021 Toyota C-HR to be dropped from Malaysia as Thailand shifts to hybrid-only C-HR facelift

The Toyota C-HR is due for a mid-lifecycle update soon but the C-HR model range will most likely be dropped for Malaysia. Its vacated slot will be filled by the upcoming Toyota Corolla Cross. The C-segment Toyota C-HR was launched in Thailand in early-2018 (previewed in November 2017 at the Bangkok motor show) and after nearly 3 years on the market, a facelift is due to be launched in early-2021, reports Thailand’s Headlightmag.com. The facelifted Toyota C-HR had already been launched in Europe


Jul 28, 2020

Daihatsu to launch full-hybrid kei car in Japan in 2021, how will this affect Perodua?

Toyota’s compact car specialist subsidiary Daihatsu will launch a new full-hybrid ‘kei’ (mini) car within financial year 2021, reports Japan’s Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun. The business daily also added Daihatsu’s first battery electric vehicle (BEV) will go on sale on year later, in financial year 2022. Unlike mild-hybrids, full-hybrids can accelerate from standstill using electric power alone, thus offering a smoother driving experience in stop-go traffic. The stronger electric motor also delivers bet


Dec 29, 2020

Toyota C-HR 2021 akan digugurkan di Malaysia, Thailand beralih ke C-HR facelift hibrid sahaja

Toyota C-HR akan menerima penambahbaikan dalam kitaran-hidup pertengahannya tak lama lagi, tapi barisan model C-HR ini besar kemungkinan akan digugurkan dari pasaran Malaysia. Ruangnya yang ditinggalkan kosong akan diambil oleh Toyota Corolla Cross yang akan datang. Toyota C-HR segmen C ini dilancarkan di Thailand pada awal tahun 2018 (previu pada November 2017 di Pameran Motor Bangkok) dan setelah hampir 3 tahun berada di pasaran, satu facelift dijangka akan dilancarkan pada awal 2021 seperti y


Jul 28, 2020

My reverse light, note singular, is working fine!

Let’s paint a scenario, you reverse your spanking new car into a parking lot, hopped out of your car and a good Samaritan came up to inform you that you’re missing a reverse light and strongly advice you to have it changed for safety reasons. FYI, there’s nothing wrong with your car. Because many cars are now equipped with 1 reverse light while the slot for the other light has been replaced with a rear fog lamp. Contrary to popular arguments online (just Google it, it’s quite a heated debate), c


Oct 25, 2019

Toyota Corolla Cross 2020 - TNGA-C, 1.8 2ZR Hibrid dan Petrol, bakal datang ke Malaysia

Hari ini Toyota Motor Corporation baru saja melancarkan Toyota Corolla Cross secara global di Thailand. Sejak dilancarkan pada tahun 1966, ini adalah kali pertama nama Corolla diguna pakai untuk bentuk badan SUV. Berdasarkan kata kunci “Corolla Meets SUV”, Corolla Cross dibina atas platform TNGA-C yang sama seperti Toyota Prius dan Lexus UX. Sementara Corolla Altis/C-HR menggunakan sistem double wishbone bagi perjalanan dan pengendalian yang unggul, Corolla Cross menggunakan torsion beam yang le

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Jul 9, 2020