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More than 20k bookings for the all-new Honda City, 13k delivered to-date

The all-new Honda City has proved to be a popular model for Honda Malaysia, as the company has received more than 20,000 bookings for the model since its launch in October 2020.To-date, more than 13,000 units of the petrol variants have been delivered to customers. As for the range-topping City RS e:HEV variant, the company said that deliveries will commence within this month.Speaking of the City RS e:HEV, the wait is over as the company just confirmed that the model is price at RM 105,950, on-t

Eric

Eric

Mar 10, 2021

2020 Proton X50 launch date confirmed - 27 Oct, livestream via Facebook

At long last, Proton has confirmed the launch date of the highly-anticipated Proton X50.  (function(d, s, id) { let js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; js.src ='https://connect.facebook.net/en_US/sdk.js#xfbml=1&version=v2.5'; fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, fjs); }(document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk')); As seen on Proton’s Facebook page, they have confirmed that the X50 will be laun

Eric

Eric

Oct 22, 2020

2021 Honda City Hatchback and Honda City e:HEV to launch in Thailand tomorrow!

Tomorrow we will see the launch of the Honda City Hatchback and Honda City e:HEV in Thailand. While the Honda City e:HEV may not differ much from the previewed version in Malaysia, we are curious how the Honda City Hatchback will look like.Several renderings of the Honda City Hatchback have circulated the internet.It is most likely that the Honda City Hatchback will the replace the Honda Jazz in Malaysia.Several spy shots of the Honda City Hatchback have also been shared over social media. Wheth

Arif

Arif

Nov 23, 2020

In Brief: Honda City 2019, still the default choice?

(Honda City 2019 Model | Gallery)The fourth-generation Honda City arrived locally in 2014 and it was among the first in the segment to offer six airbags with stability control, putting it ahead of the competition at the time.While it was packed with features, it did receive changes that enthusiasts were not fond of – the move from a 5-speed gearbox to a CVT unit and the switch from disc brakes at the rear to drums.Its nearest rival, the Toyota Vios, does get all-round disc brakes but at th

Shaun

Shaun

Oct 7, 2019

Indonesia to launch 2021 Honda City Hatchback on 3-March

The 2021 Perodua Ativa (D55L) will be launched on 3-March 2021 in Malaysia but across the ocean, Honda’s Indonesian distributor, PT Honda Prospect Motor (HPM) is expected to launch the new 2021 Honda City Hatchback on the same day.Thai-spec City Hatchback shownAccording to an email sent to Indonesian media, HPM has hinted that a brand-new model will be launched on 3-March 2021 via a virtual event. This comes after last week’s three model launches which include the facelifted Honda Od

CY Foong

CY Foong

Mar 1, 2021

LHD 2021 Honda City Hatchback to launch in the Philippines this year

After making its global debut in Thailand in 2020 and slated to enter Indonesia in a couple of days, the 2021 Honda City Hatchback is also bound to enter the Philippines sometime this year. Left-hand drive (LHD) City HatchSonic Grey Pearl is a colour we desperately wantHonda Cars Philippines, Inc. (HCPI) president Masahiko Nakamura confirmed the news in a recent interview with Philippines media.The City Hatchback will be sold alongside the Honda City Sedan in the Philippines - an arrangement wel

Sanjay

Sanjay

Mar 1, 2021

Honda Malaysia to launch Honda Connect telematics feature with 2020 Honda City RS

Honda Malaysia is set to introduce telematics-related features to its cars very soon. The company has just uploaded a short teaser video for Honda Connect – the company’s vehicle telematics mobile app.Vehicle telematics are functions related to vehicle tracking. By incorporating mobile data services into the car, today’s telematics services allow owners to not just track the vehicle, but also to remotely control and check certain functions of the vehicle, and for the vehicle to

Hans

Hans

Sep 15, 2020

Honda Connect to launch in Malaysia tonight at 8pm, City RS will follow

It looks like Honda Malaysia will be launching the Honda Connect telematics system for the Malaysian market according to its official Facebook page. The service is scheduled to be unveiled online at 8 pm on 9-March 2021.UPDATE: It has been launched, click here to read the article. (function(d, s, id) { let js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return;js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; js.src =https://connect.facebook.net/en_US/sdk.js#xfbml=1&version=v2.5; fjs.p

CY Foong

CY Foong

Mar 9, 2021

Another teaser for all-new 2020 Honda City - Features LED taillights

Honda Malaysia has once again uploaded another teaser post on its all-new 2020 Honda City on its Facebook page. This time it features the LED taillights.Model shown is the Thai-spec City RSJust like its last teaser post, Honda is taking potshots at its archrival, the Toyota Vios with a caption that might rile up some feathers at UMW Toyota's HQ. The caption on the post says:Keep staring, we don't mind.#theshowstopper#allnewcity#thetakeoverstartsnowNo launch date has been announced s

CY Foong

CY Foong

Aug 7, 2020

Deliveries of the 2021 Honda City RS to start this March

Amidst the launch of the Honda Connect, Honda Malaysia has also said that the long-awaited Honda City RS hybrid variant will begin delivery to customers from this month onwards.Honda’s telematics system which is already available in Thailand since 2018 will be making its Malaysian debut with the City RS. Honda Connect is able to keep track of your car’s location, remind you of its next service date as well as calling the emergency if you’re involved in a collision.Also read: Ho

CY Foong

CY Foong

Mar 9, 2021

All-new 2020 Honda City RS rocks some style in newest video!

A couple of weeks ago, Honda unveiled the all-new 2020 Honda City RS in Malaysia. While you can still check out the up-and-coming “King of Torque” through its nationwide roadshow, Honda is keeping the buzz of the City going in its newest video by showing that style matters.  (function(d, s, id) { let js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; js.src ='https://connect.facebook.net/en_US/sdk.js#xfbml=1&am

CY Foong

CY Foong

Sep 4, 2020

Launched in 2019, should you buy a Toyota Vios over a 2020 Honda City or Nissan Almera?

2020 has been quite the rollercoaster, hasn’t it? It was a quiet first half - no thanks to Covid-19 - and now we’re getting a barrage of cars we’ve been waiting for: the Nissan Almera and Honda City, among others.The Hyundai Kona is yet another exciting new model.If you’re in the B-segment sedan market, you may have noticed a distinct lack of news on the Toyota Vios. Last we heard of it was during its refresh in the Philippines but it got completely eclipsed by

Sanjay

Sanjay

Sep 12, 2020

Honda Malaysia tops 2020 sales for non-national brand for 6th time, delivered more City than X50!

Honda Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. (HMSB) today announced that they have achieved a total sales of 60,469 units in 2020, maintaining its top position in the non-national segment for the sixth consecutive year. This sales figure is largely contributed by the hot sales of the Honda City (34% of total sales), Honda Civic (20%) and Honda HR-V (17%).However, this figure is a 29.3% decrease from their sales in 2019 (85,418 units). This can be largely attributed to the challenges in the market brought on by the

Sanjay

Sanjay

Jan 5, 2021

Close to 9,000 bookings in Malaysia for all-new 2020 Honda City! 2,400 already delivered

The all-new fifth-generation 2020 Honda City was only launched a month ago, but Honda Malaysia has announced that they have received close to 9,000 bookings to date. The most popular variant is the V variant making up 54 percent of total bookings while the colour of choice is Platinum White Pearl making up 28 percent of bookings.Out of 9,000 bookings, Honda Malaysia has already delivered 2,400 units to its customers. The City is most popular with residents in the Central region which contributed

Jerrica

Jerrica

Nov 19, 2020

2020 Honda City is now Thailand’s best-selling B-segment sedan

South-East Asia’s toughest car market is still the B-segment sedan, but yet, according to Headlightmag, the 2020 Honda City managed to reign supreme in the Thai B-segment sedan market between January to June 2020.Based on Headlightmag’s ranking charts, the top-selling B-segment sedans in the first half of 2020 are mostly made up of cars launched at the end of last year. The Honda City, in particular, was launched in November 2019 at the Bangkok Motor Expo.When the all-new fifth-gener

Jerrica

Jerrica

Aug 3, 2020

2020 Honda City sold 2x more than the Nissan Almera, 22k units sold to date

Not even the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic can slow down the Honda City’s reign in Thailand, as the model continues to lead the B-segment market there.With 3,176 units sold in August, the Honda City has a comfortable lead over the equally-new Nissan Almera (1,618 units), Toyota Yaris Ativ (1,955 units), and Mazda 2 Sedan (1,196 units).Up till August, Honda Thailand has managed to shift 22,509 units of the Honda City, more than double what the Nissan Almera (11,713 units) and Toyota Yaris Ativ

Eric

Eric

Sep 28, 2020

2020 Honda City RS previewed in Malaysia! Honda Sensing, LaneWatch, new i-MMD engine

As you know, Honda Malaysia is gearing up for the world premiere of the all-new 2020 GN series Honda City RS i-MMD. Headlining the all-new City are features such as the new 1.5-litre i-MMD engine (new 1.5-litre DOHC engine is also available), Honda LaneWatch and even Honda Sensing.i-MMD stands for intelligent Multi-Mode Drive system. It is a 1.5-litre two-motor full hybrid that replaces the previous one-motor i-DCD. Hybrid variant gets the blue H logoCompared to the previous i-DCD

Jerrica

Jerrica

Aug 24, 2020

Honda extends 12.12 City sale until 31-Dec!

If you haven’t decided on getting a brand-new Honda City from Honda’s 12.12 sale, then you’re in luck. Honda Malaysia has announced that it is extending its All-New City 12.12 Special Sale to 31-December 2020!This sale entitles customers to get a rebate worth RM 2,000 by booking and registering their new City by 31-December. This special rebate only applies to the S and E variants of the City.Honda has stated that there have been 11,000 bookings received for the all-new City an

CY Foong

CY Foong

Dec 11, 2020

There’s still no price list for the 2020 Honda City RS, why so?

If you’re reading this, you would know by now that the fifth generation GN series 2020 Honda City has just been launched in Malaysia. The 2-motor i-MMD e:HEV RS variant also made its world debut in Malaysia, and yes it’s locally-assembled too, with locally-assembled high voltage battery pack that Honda refers to as IPU (Intelligent Power Unit).City RS with Modulo kitPrices start from RM 74,191 for the entry S variant, which is cheaper than the previous generation model by about

Hans

Hans

Oct 13, 2020

Spied: New 2020 Honda City Hatchback, our clearest look so far!

We previously reported that the Honda City Hatchback was spotted testing on the roads of Thailand. Now the hatchback has been spotted again and this time we get a clearer view of the overall car.Looks like Honda Thailand is looking to launch the Honda City Hatchback latest by this year. As previously mentioned, the City Hatchback will replace the Honda Jazz as the all-new fourth generation Jazz will not be launched in the ASEAN region.The City Hatchback is expected to carry over the 1.0-litre VT

Jerrica

Jerrica

Jun 11, 2020

SEA countries dropping Honda Jazz for City Hatchback, except Singapore, why?

To date, Singapore remains the only country in the region to launch the all-new fourth generation (chassis code GR) Honda Jazz. All other countries in the South East Asia (SEA) region will be dropping the Jazz nameplate once the current GK5 generation Jazz is discontinued, to be replaced by the Honda City Hatchback.Thailand and Indonesia have already launched the City Hatchback. The Thailand market City Hatchback is powered by a low emission 1.0-litre 3-cylinder turbocharged 122 PS / 173 Nm engi

Hans

Hans

Mar 12, 2021

2020 Honda new models – Accord, City, and more for Malaysia!

Surprising as it may sound, Honda Malaysia launched only one new model in 2019, which was the facelifted Honda HR-V. That marks quite a drop, considering that Honda Malaysia was rather aggressive with new product launches back in 2017 and 2018. The reason is due to delays in pricing approvals by the government, which not only delayed products from Honda, but other manufacturers as well.Pay BMW money for an Accord?The all-new tenth-generation Honda Accord has found its way across multip

Eric

Eric

Feb 14, 2020

Toyota Vios vs Honda City; How do they compare?

The hottest car segment is undeniably the B-segment sedans. You can’t talk about the Honda City without mentioning the Toyota Vios and likewise. But have you ever compared the two cars’ equipment list side by side?For this comparison, we compare the range topping Toyota Vios G variant against the Honda City V variant and City Hybrid as well.Toyota made a huge mark when they debuted the Vios in 2003, but the third generation, unfortunately, let the model down allowing the City to

Jerrica

Jerrica

Jan 29, 2020

Wapcar Morning Insiders (Sep.3, 2019)

Today is Friday, Sep. 3. Here are Quick Grab-n-Go new car promotions, offers and upcoming events in Malaysia after Hari Merdeka you need to know!Ongoing Car Promotions, Offers and Events Proton  1 Tank Adventure 2019  PROTON'S 1 Tank Adventure is back in town and this year will be filled with many thrilling activities. Proton is looking for participants to explore Malaysia while using the least amount of fuel possible in the latest range of PROTON cars

Tasia

Tasia

Sep 3, 2019

FAQ: Definitive guide about the all-new 2020 Honda City before its Malaysian launch!

Suffice to say, after Honda Malaysia’s multiple teasers and one very, very daring ad, Malaysians are pretty hopped up on news of the all-new 2020 Honda City. Don't confuse yourself any further - here's the definitive guide of all you should know thus far about the upcoming B-segment warrior!Q: My WhatsApp groups have been buzzing about the engine. What’s the fuss?The fuss is the relatively super-high torque output the City will have.The talking point however has been the

Sanjay

Sanjay

Aug 21, 2020

Honda opens Malaysia’s first hybrid vehicle battery assembly plant, for 2020 Honda City RS

Honda Malaysia has opened Malaysia’s first high voltage battery assembly plant in Melaka, to support the world debut of the first ever Honda City RS with i-MMD. You can read our review of the City RS here.Production of the full-hybrid Honda City RS with a two-motor intelligent multi-mode drive (i-MMD) has already begun at Honda Malaysia’s Pegoh plant. It is the fifth Honda hybrid model to be produced there.Assembly of the GP1 Jazz Hybrid (IMA) started in 2012, followed by the GP5 Jaz

Hans

Hans

Sep 25, 2020

2019 Proton Persona 1.6L fuel consumption, 5.03L/100 km achievable?

During the Proton 1 Tank Adventure back in 2019, the lowest fuel consumption recorded in the 2019 Proton Persona 1.6L was 5.03-litre/100 km. However, the drivers were most definitely hypermiling the Persona with the air conditioning off and whatnot. We’ve tested it in normal conditions and here’s our result.As per our SOP (it has always been constant), all tyres were inflated according to the manufacturers recommended tyre pressure. Then the Proton Persona’s 40-litre fuel tank

Shaun

Shaun

Feb 27, 2021

Spied: All-new 2020 Honda City spotted in Malaysia, launch imminent?

The all-new 2020 Honda City has been spotted undisguised in Malaysia, suggesting that Honda Malaysia is launching the highly-anticipated model sooner than expected.Our friends over at Pandulaju recently posted a photo of the all-new Honda City on the Ampang-Kuala Lumpur Elevated Highway (AKLEH), likely undergoing a video shoot session.Thai-spec car picturedFrom the looks of it, this particular Honda City is the range-topping RS variant, as evident from its Ignite Red paint job, 16-inch allo

Eric

Eric

Aug 10, 2020

All-new 2021 Honda Civic to launch in the Philippines this year

Roughly four months after the all-new 2021 Honda Civic made its global debut on video streaming platform Twitch, we now have news that itll be heading to the Philippines as soon as this year.What is the 2021 Honda Civic?Honda Cars Philippines, Inc. (HCPI) president Masahiko Nakamura confirmed the matter in an interview with Filipino media. However, an exact timeline was not given but reports suggest that it should only reach there in the second-half of this year, alongside the 2021 Honda City Ha

Sanjay

Sanjay

Mar 1, 2021

Review: Honda City Hybrid – electrified performance for the masses

(Model | Gallery)The Honda City needs no introduction, as it is Malaysia’s favourite non-national B-segment sedan.Honda Malaysia offers several variants of the City, ranging from the affordable City 1.5 S (from RM 73,836) all the way up to the City Hybrid (from RM 92,172). We reckon that the City Hybrid is worth it, as the sophisticated powertrain transforms the unassuming City into a capable performer that does not sacrifice fuel economy.ExteriorThe Honda City Hybrid may be

Eric

Eric

Nov 1, 2019