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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

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

Honda Jazz discontinued in the Philippines, launching Honda City Hatchback on April 20

The Honda Jazz will soon be no more on sale in the Philippines, as confirmed by Filipino website autoindustriya.com. At the same time, Honda Cars Philippines has confirmed on its Facebook page that it will be launching the Honda City Hatchback on April 20, just one week from now.The Filipino-specs left-hand drive Honda City Hatchback will be imported, either from Thailand or Indonesia, as Honda has since shut down its plant in the Philippines.Specifications will most likely mirror what’s o

Hans

Hans

Apr 14, 2021

Honda Jazz Hybrid And City Hybrid – Here’s What You Need To Know

Introduced 2 years ago, the Honda City Hybrid and Jazz Hybrid are Honda Malaysia’s answer to affordable, mass market hybrid models.Malaysia is the only country in the world to locally-assemble and sell the Honda Jazz Hybrid and City Hybrid.Specifications for Honda City Hybrid Engine: 1.5-litre, naturally-aspirated, port injection, i-VTEC Power: 138 PS (combined system output) Torque: 170 Nm (combined system output) Transmission: 7-speed dual-clutch automatic, front-wheel drive Safety: 4 ai

Jack

Jack

Aug 28, 2019

Honda City RS costs RM 19k more than City 1.5V, but only RM 56 more to maintain over 5 years

The 2021 Honda City RS is here and it costs a whopping RM 19k premium over the City 1.5 V. But if youre still considering getting the City RS, you can check out our handy trade-in tool below to see how much it would cost to own the self-proclaimed torque king.Trade in Users Car FormThe biggest question is, is maintaining the City RS equally as expensive?How much does it cost to maintain the Honda City RS? 2021 Honda City RS service costs Month Mileage (km) Cost (RM) 1 1,00

Eric

Eric

Mar 24, 2021

​​​​​​​Honda City: Still a better buy over the Toyota Vios?

First launched in Malaysia in March 2014, the current generation Honda City is nearing the final legs of its model life. A mid-life update was introduced in March 2017, and was quickly followed by a full-hybrid variant in July that year.Despite being the oldest model in its class, the City remains the stronger seller in its class, although the updated Toyota Vios have closed the gap significantly. Specifications for Honda City Engine: 1.5-litre, naturally aspirated, port injection Power: 12

Robert

Robert

Sep 2, 2019

2021 Honda City RS e:HEV, price confirmed from RM 106k

It’s finally here – after months of waiting, Honda Malaysia has finally revealed prices of the 2021 Honda City RS e:HEV hybrid variant. It is priced at RM 105,950.45.This marks an RM 19k premium over the City 1.5 V – now the second highest-spec model in Honda Malaysia’s line-up. Honda City Prices in Malaysia Variant Price (RM) City 1.5 S 74,191.27 City 1.5 E 81,664.82 City 1.5 V 86,561.45 City 1.5 RS 105,950.45 Do note that p

Eric

Eric

Mar 10, 2021

Review: Driving the world's first 2020 Honda City RS with i-MMD in Malaysia

Before we go any further, we need to establish two things. First, the all-new fifth generation 2020 Honda City Hybrid Malaysia (GN series) is yet to be launched. Second, prices have not been announced.However, we were given an early preview drive in the all-new 2020 City on the condition that we dont mention anything about Citys interior – that will have to wait until the car is launched.We were only given a two-lap drive around the Melaka International Motorsport Circuit, but out of the t

Hans

Hans

Sep 25, 2020

Proton Persona Maintenance Cost Versus Toyota Vios And Honda City

Costs RM 3051.91 to maintain a Persona over 5 years/100,000 km Still cheaper to maintain than the Honda City or Toyota Vios Also cheaper to maintain than the Bezza The Proton Persona exists in a segment that is rather spartan, as it is the only national marque B-segment sedan on sale in Malaysia right now. The other segment rivals that the Persona competes against are from non-national brands, such as Toyota, Honda, Volkswagen, and Mazda.On paper, the Proton Persona offers superb value for

Jack

Jack

Aug 27, 2019

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

Honda Malaysia Recalled Odyssey and Accord: Problem in Battery Sensor and Door Mirror Component

 Since Accord and Odyssey involving a battery sensor failure and defective door mirror component, the Honda Malaysia has announced a product recall.The battery sensor failure is caused by inaccurate forming on the PCB, which could cause a short circuit, resulting in smoke emitting from the bonnet or in the worst case, a fire. 20,233 units of the Honda Accord models are affected, built between 2013 till 2016.The inconsistent surface treatment of the movable contact area, which located i

Gemma

Gemma

Jul 20, 2019

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: Honda Sensing ADAS suite confirmed, 4 variants

Honda Malaysia has announced that the all-new Honda City RS i-MMD will be offered with Honda Sensing, the most complete advanced safety features in the B-segment.The enhanced Honda Sensing system in the All-New City RS i-MMD utilizes a new front wide view camera to recognize better road boundaries during day and night driving conditions.Developed by Honda to meet the objective of ‘Safety for Everyone” and to realize the vision of a collision-free mobile society, Honda Sensing is an a

Eric

Eric

Sep 25, 2020

New electric Mini Cooper SE coming to Malaysia soon, 217 km battery range only?

Having launched in Thailand back in February this year, the Mini Cooper SE (all-electric) will be coming to Malaysia soon. The Mini Cooper SE is priced at 2,290,000 baht in or approximately RM 310,000. With BMW Malaysia selling the BMW i3s, it would be no surprise then that the Mini Cooper SE becomes available in the Malaysian market.The MINI Cooper SE has a rather small battery capacity in comparison to bigger electric cars like the Audi e-tron 55 Quattro (95 kWh) and the Tesla Model X (10

Arif

Arif

Jul 14, 2020

Owner Review: My Best Friend For 10 Years - Story of My 2010 Honda City GM2

** This article is the personal experience of a 2010 Honda City GM2 owner and does not necessarily reflect the views of WapCarFacebook: Ben OoiFirst Taste of Japanese CarsI drive a 2010 Honda City S Spec, its a GM2 generation model which we bought at RM84,980. There was a full spec variant dubbed E Spec which came with paddle shifters and 16" inch Sport Rims which I didn't get. This is my third car and my first Honda. The first 2 cars were basically good old trusty Proton Wira

Owner Review

Owner Review

Jun 27, 2020

China’s battery giant CATL claims 2 million km electric car battery ready

CATL has announced that it is ready to produce an electric car battery with a battery lifespan of a million miles or approximately 2,000,000 km and 16 years. To put it into context, current electric cars have warranties that last up to 240,000 km. Although current electric car batteries are predicted to last from 10 to 20 years, the warranty period is usually about 8 years.BAIC EU260 utilises CATL's Li-ion batteryIn February 2020, CATL and Tesla confirmed a partnership from July 2020 to June

Arif

Arif

Jun 10, 2020

Honda City RS 2020 masih belum ada senarai harga. Mengapa?

Kami pasti anda dah tahu yang Honda City 2020 GN series generasi kelima baru sahaja dilancarkan di Malaysia. Model panas yang dinanti-nantikan ini dijangka akan merubah lanskap penjenamaan Honda di Malaysia terutama sekali dengan pengenalan Honda City RS 2020.Varian RS e:HEV dengan enjin i-MMD 2 motor membuat pengenalan globalnya di Malaysia. Tambahan pula, ia dipasang tempatan sekali dengan pek bateri bervoltan tinggi yang juga dipasang tempatan di Malaysia. Honda menggelar pek bateri ini sebag

Mersita

Mersita

Oct 14, 2020

New Toyota Vios – This Or The Honda City?

UMW Toyota Motor introduced the new Vios earlier this year, refreshing its popular B-segment sedan with a completely new look and a generous dose of equipment. But does the updated Toyota Vios range have what it takes to lure buyers away from the popular Honda City?Specifications for Toyota Vios Engine: 1.5-litre, naturally aspirated, port injection, Dual VVT-i Power: 107 PS @ 6,000 rpm Torque: 140 Nm @ 4,200 rpm Transmission: CVT-type automatic, front-wheel drive Safety: 7 airbags, ESC, TR

Jack

Jack

Aug 13, 2019

Here’s why the all-new 2020 Honda City RS with i-MMD doesn’t need a gearbox

Very soon, Honda Malaysia will be hosting the world debut of the first ever Honda City RS with the latest two-motor i-MMD full hybrid engine. The specs sheet, which will be released in due time, will say that the City drives its front wheels via an E-CVT gearbox.In truth, the Honda City RS doesn’t have a gearbox, at least not a conventional one. However as you can imagine, it’s difficult to explain to customers that the car doesn’t have a gearbox, hence the E-CVT name.There&rsq

Hans

Hans

Aug 25, 2020

Launching in Malaysia, 2021 Honda City Hatchback – No more Jazz, but who cares?

We might not be seeing the good old Honda Jazz in Malaysia anymore come next year. In 2019, the name “City Hatchback” popped up, indicating a new Honda to arrive in Malaysia soon. With such an obvious name as the Honda City Hatchback, the car is derived from one of the most popular B-segment saloons in Malaysia.Original rendering: Indian Autos BlogQ: So, what about the Honda Jazz then?A: The Honda Jazz will likely be replaced by the City Hatchback in Malaysia. It will still be availa

Arif

Arif

Nov 13, 2020

2020 Honda City – Less than RM 3,900 to service it over 5 years/100,000 km

The Honda City is Honda’s B-segment sedan and it shares a platform and powertrain with the Honda Jazz. It competes against the Toyota Vios, Mazda 2, and Volkswagen Vento in the non-national B-segment market.In this article, we’ll take a closer look and see how much does it cost to maintain and insure the City 1.5 and City Hybrid over a 5-year period.Starting with the Honda City 1.5, the first service is performed at the 6-month/10,000-km and costs RM 235.39. This service includes eng

Eric

Eric

Jul 4, 2020

Spyshot: Honda City 2021 e:HEV, Honda City Hatchback 2021 pelancaran Thailand esok!

Honda CityPenafian: Honda City hybrid dan hatchback sudah dilancarkan.Honda memang sukakan Malaysia tetapi Thailand juga masih dekat di hati Honda. Nampaknya, Honda City 2021 e:HEV hybrid bakal dilancarkan di Thailand pada 24 November 2020.Honda City 2021 e:HEV lebih dikenali dengan nama Honda City RS di Malaysia. Varian paling tinggi Honda City 2021 ini belum diumumkan harganya atas sebab-sebab tertentu. Model Honda City hybrid ini melakukan debut dunia melalui pelancaran di Malaysia.Selain dar

Haris

Haris

Nov 23, 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

Battery giant CATL plans USD 5 bil  investment in Indonesia, lithium-ion battery production to start in 2024

CATL, the Chinese battery giant, plans to invest 5 billion USD in Indonesia for a lithium-ion battery plant.The Edge Market reports that the target is for the lithium-ion battery plant to start production in 2024. This information was conveyed by Deputy Minister Septian Hario Seto in a virtual briefing.CATL has signed an agreement with Indonesia to ensure that 60% of the nickel will be processed in Indonesia, and not abroad.Indonesia’s large reserve of nickel has attracted many investors i

Arif

Arif

Dec 16, 2020

All-new 2020 Honda City (GN-series) - about RM 3.7k to service over 5 years/100k km

Its here - well, at least the S, E and V, pure-petrol variants of the all-new 2020 Honda City for now.The world-premiering RS still has a way to go, and will only be introduced in January 2021.In case you missed it...The new City was launched yesterday, and these are whats different between variants. And heres the pricing for all variants. 2020 Honda City prices Variant Price (RM), no SST Price (RM), with SST S 74,191 76,800 E 81,664 84,800 V 86,561 8

Sanjay

Sanjay

Oct 14, 2020

FAQ: All you need to know about the all-new 2020 Honda City (GN-series)!

Arguably the hottest B-segment sedan this year, the all-new 2020 GN-series Honda City is here! As usual, heres a list of your most burning questions, answered. What is the price of the all new 2020 Honda City?Prices will be revised upwards after 31-Dec 2020 with the resumption of SST. 2020 Honda City prices Variant Price (RM), no SST Price (RM), with SST S 74,191 76,800 E 81,664 84,800 V 86,561 89,800 RS TBC in Jan 2021 When will the RS vari

Sanjay

Sanjay

Oct 13, 2020

2020 Honda City: Bodykit Modulo 1.0, dashcam dan beberapa tambahan aksesori untuk Honda City!

Honda City2020 Honda City baru sahaja dilancarkan semalam dengan tawaran harga yang sangat menarik. Sedan segmen B terbaru dari Honda ini ditawarkan dalam 4 varian dengan harga bermula dari RM 74,191 sepanjang tempoh pengurangan cukai jualan.Dengan 5,000 unit telah ditempah, Honda City generasi GN ini ternyata masih lagi mengujakan peminat-peminat Honda di Malaysia. Bukan sekadar itu, tawaran tambahan aksesori 2020 Honda City juga agak menarik dengan harganya.Berikut adalah senarai pakej tambaha

Haris

Haris

Oct 14, 2020

How to choose the right 12V battery for your car?

If you drive an automatic car, it is impossible to push start the car. Your only option in case of a flat battery is to jump start the car and get a battery replacement ASAP. A weak car battery has obvious tell-tale signs like a slow crank and dim lights.Changing a car battery is a simple task, but if you don’t know what you’re doing, there’s still a high chance of screwing things up.Not the kind of push-start you want. PhotoIf you have absolutely no experience in replacin

Arif

Arif

Oct 9, 2020

Honda City 1.0L Turbo, engine review: Should Malaysians demand for this new engine?

As you might have already know, the latest fifth generation Honda City has just gone on sale in Thailand earlier this year. Hondas B-segment sedan will now one-up its chief rival the Toyota Vios with an all-new 1.0-litre turbocharged engine.The latest Honda City is not expected to be launched in Malaysia until 2021. Thailand remains the only market in the world to sell it, to be followed by India in the second half of 2020, and the rest of world starting 2021.This means that we cant give you our

Hans

Hans

May 26, 2020

All-new 2020 Honda City (GN-series) launched in Malaysia, new engines, from RM 74k

The all-new 2020 Honda City has just been launched in Malaysia. Three variants of the locally-assembled (CKD) B-segment Honda City are available at launch - the S, E and V. Prices for the City starts at RM 74,191, valid until 31-December 2020.The starting price is actually lower than the RM 75,295 (without SST) of the previous generation model.RS variant pictured.The previously seen range-topping RS variant will be introduced in January 2021.Variants of the 2020 Honda CityPrices of the 2020 Hond

Sanjay

Sanjay

Oct 13, 2020