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Honda Connect debuts in Malaysia, City RS to be first model

Honda Malaysia has just launched the Honda Connect advanced vehicle telematics technology. This feature would allow users to connect to their cars with a touch of their fingertips via a smartphone app and the Honda City RS will be the first model to come with this feature.The key functions of Honda Connect include: Vehicle Diagnostics Remote Applications Security Applications Vehicle Tracking Support ServicesHonda Connect has divided these functions into three categories, namely Safety, Security

CY Foong

CY Foong

Mar 9, 2021

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

Model Panas - Evolusi 5 generasi Honda City di Malaysia

Kalaulah kita tak ada pembuat kereta tempatan, Honda City atau Honda Jazz mungkin akan mendominasi jalanraya di Malaysia. Honda City, padan dengan namanya, sememangnya sebuah kereta bandar yang cukup bagus. Walaupun model yang kita boleh jumpa di sini adalah City versi petrol dan hibrid, ia juga sebenarnya boleh didapati dalam varian diesel dan transmisi manual di negara lain.Dengan kehadiran Honda City 2020 baharu di Malaysia, sesuailah jika kiranya kita imbas semula sejarah ringkas Honda City

Mersita

Mersita

Oct 14, 2020

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 RS e:HEV hybrid (GN series) is yet to be launched in Malaysia. Second, prices have not been announced.However, we were given an early preview drive in the all-new 2020 City, in its range topping RS guise, 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 Intern

Hans

Hans

Sep 25, 2020

Honda City GM6 (generasi sebelum): Berbaloi beli model ini secara terpakai?

Honda CityHonda City generasi GM6 telah dilancarkan pada tahun 2017. Model ini sememangnya agak mudah dijumpai dalam pasaran kereta terpakai dengan julat harga sekitar RM 46,000 hingga RM 76,000. Disebabkan oleh kedatangan model baharu Honda City dalam hujung tahun 2020 ini, berkemungkinan besar model ini akan lebih banyak dijual dalam pasaran kereta terpakai. Oleh itu, adakah berbaloi jika anda masih berminat dengan model yang kurang daripada 5 tahun ini? Latar belakangHonda City telah dilancar

Haris

Haris

Aug 11, 2020

Owner Review: Experiencing the Honda City - A car that is not love at first sight

** This article is the personal experience of a 2014 Honda City GM6 owner and does not necessarily reflect the views of WapCar.Facebook: Najib Ar-RahmanBackgroundIt was 2014 and I was in the market to purchase my first car. I have just recently started working for around 1.5 years or so and was earning around RM3.5K per month. My daily commute all that while was via public transport but the same year, I decided to get married, which is why I needed to buy a car. The usual choice for someone

Owner Review

Owner Review

Aug 8, 2020

Video: All-new 2020 Honda City 1.0L VTEC Turbo first look, looks much better in person

The all-new Honda City 2020 was introduced a few days ago but only made its public debut at the 36th Thailand International Motor Expo in Bangkok.Unconvinced of the press photos provided online, we went on-site to the Thailand International Motor Expo to get a first feel of the new Honda City.True enough, the new Honda City, now in its fifth generation, had a certain level of wow factor when viewed in the metal. The sharp lines that make up the new-generation Honda City were only visible (a

Adrian Chia

Adrian Chia

Nov 28, 2019

The missing link – The forgotten second-gen Honda City

The Honda City is often remembered as either the tall-boy Bulldog from the 1980s or the ones many Malaysians fondly remembered that grew from a humble car to a torque-kicking revolution.But following the infamous first-gen turbocharged City that also produced this ear-catching jingle, its follow-up was seen as a step back from the first-gen.Honda called the Motocompo a "trabai" which was short for trunk-bike and not related with a common derogatory termThe first-gen City (known as the

CY Foong

CY Foong

Oct 10, 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

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

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

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

COTY 2020: Which is the best B-seg model? X50, Xpander, or City?

Remember how a few months back, we saw what felt like an endless barrage of new models and updates in the B-segment? Although most of the spotlight shone on the Proton X50, Mitsubishi Xpander, Nissan Almera, and Honda City, there were a few models that flew under the radar.The B-segment is quite a popular segment in Malaysia with lots of sizes and varieties. It appeals to many people too, from fresh grads to young families to those looking for a second car.Vote here!In this article, we’ll

CY Foong

CY Foong

Dec 25, 2020

The evolution of the Malaysian Honda City in 5 generations

Had it been that we had no local automobile manufacturer, the Honda City / Honda Jazz would probably the most abundant vehicle on our Malaysian roads. The Honda City, as its name suggests, is a city car. While we may have only seen the petrol and hybrid versions of the city here, it is actually available in a diesel variant and even a manual transmission elsewhere.With the arrival of the new 2020 Honda City in Malaysia, it seems like a good time to look back at a brief history of the Honda City.

Arif

Arif

Oct 13, 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

What will Honda Malaysia be launching in 2021? Honda City Hatchback, Honda Odyssey Facelift, and more

After introducing no less than five new models in 2020, including the Honda Civic facelift, all-new Honda Accord, and all-new Honda City, Honda Malaysia isn’t slowing down one bit. With 2021 just around the corner, let’s take a look and see what does Honda Malaysia has in store for us in 2021.2021 Honda City RSThe Honda City RS will be Honda Malaysia’s first debut for 2021. Granted, the company showcased the City RS during the launch of the fifth-generation model, but would onl

Eric

Eric

Dec 27, 2020

Honda City 2020 dominasi pasaran Thailand. Pegang lebih daripada suku pasaran!

Honda CityPasaran bagi sedan segmen-B sememangnya padat dengan saingan. Namun begitu, mengikut laporan dari Headlightmag, Honda City 2020 berjaya mengungguli tempat pertama bagi jualan tertinggi untuk model sedan segmen-B di Thailand sepanjang tempoh Januari hingga Jun 2020.Merujuk kepada carta jualan model sedan terlaris di Thailand yang dikeluarkan oleh Headlightmag, rata-rata model sedan segmen-B yang laris dijual di Thailand bagi separuh tahun pertama 2020 telah dilancarkan pada akhir tahun

Haris

Haris

Aug 4, 2020

2020 Honda City Hatchback rendered; might replace the Honda Jazz

The Honda City Hatchback is about to make its official world debut and the IndianAutosBlog.com decided to make a rendering what the hatch would look like. The City Hatchback will most likely be replacing the Honda Jazz in emerging markets, Malaysia included, once it makes its debut. In the rendering, IAB’s digital artist Shoeb Kalania envisioned the City Hatchback as a 5-door hatch that will share the same styling cues as the new generation 2020 Honda City Sed

Jerrica

Jerrica

Apr 16, 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

All-new GN-series 2020 Honda City – 8 features we get that Thailand doesn’t

Honda Malaysia recently gave selected members of the media a chance to get up close and personal with the all-new GN-series 2020 Honda City.After our time with the exterior of the all-new Honda City (interior was blocked off), here’s 8 features we get that Thailand doesn’t get.Rear disc brakesRear disc brakes will be returning on the all-new GN-series Honda City after it was discontinued on the GM6-generation model. This feature was offered on the GD8-generation City (VTEC

Eric

Eric

Aug 25, 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

Honda Malaysia presents all-new Honda City RS to Invest Melaka Berhad (IMB)

Honda Malaysia today officially presented the All-New Honda City RS e:HEV to Invest Melaka Berhad (IMB). The presentation is in collaboration with SoCar and is in conjunction with the 50th anniversary celebration of Melaka State Development Corporation (PKNM).The All-New City RS e:HEV was presented by Mr. Sarly Adle Sarkum, President and Chief Operating Officer of Honda Malaysia to Tuan Haji Ramli Bin Mohd Ali, Chief Executive Officer of Invest Melaka Berhad at a ceremony held in Menara MITC, Me

Arif

Arif

Apr 2, 2021

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

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

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

Singapore first in ASEAN to launch the all-new 2021 Honda Jazz

A couple of days ago, Kah Motor, the official distributor of Honda vehicles in Singapore, launched the all-new 2021 Honda Jazz, marking the first country in the ASEAN region to receive the new B-segment hatchback.As reported earlier, three variants are offered in Singapore, namely the Jazz 1.5 Base, Jazz 1.5 Home, and Jazz 1.5 Luxe e:HEV.Starting with the 1.5 Base and 1.5 Home variants, they are powered by a naturally-aspirated 1.5-litre petrol engine that delivers 121 PS and 145 Nm, paired to a

Eric

Eric

Feb 2, 2021

2020 Honda City - 4 variants, which to choose?

The all-new 2020 Honda City GN is finally launched in Malaysia with the City RS hybrid making its world debut in Malaysia. There are 4 variants of the popular nameplate available with prices starting from RM 74,191 without SST which is valid until 31 December 2020 for the S variant.So, what are the differences between the 4 models?ExteriorLet’s start on the outside, the S and E variants come equipped with projector halogen lights with LED DRLs. Meanwhile, the V and RS variants come with re

CY Foong

CY Foong

Oct 13, 2020

Honda in India teases Alexa in all-new 2020 Honda City

When we last wrote about the fifth-generation all-new 2020 Honda City, we mentioned that the sedan will also come with Alexa Remote Capability. But we didn’t elaborate on it and many were left wondering what does Alexa Remote Capability entail?The Alexa Remote Capability in the Honda City is similar to how Alexa works at home. This means owners will be able to remotely control certain functions in the car, such as turning off the air-conditioning and using predefined voice commands.However

Jerrica

Jerrica

Jun 30, 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

Honda acah imej lampu baharu Honda City 2020 serba baru

Honda CitySeminggu selepas menggegarkan sosial media dengan hantaran model kereta baharu, Honda telah mengacah sebuah lagi imej lampu hadapan rekaan baru.Semestinya, lampu hadapan baharu ini adalah daripada Honda City 2020 serba baharu yang telah dilancarkan di Thailand awal tahun ini. Mengikut spesifikasi Thailand, ini adalah lampu hadapan LED dengan rekaan serba baharu daripada Honda.Model Honda City yang ada dalam pasaran Malaysia adalah model yang hadir pada tahun 2017. Namun begitu, umum me

Haris

Haris

Jul 30, 2020