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

Introduced 2 years ago, the Honda City Hybrid and Honda 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 Honda City Hybrid. Honda City Hybrid Specifications 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:


Aug 28, 2019

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 Honda City Hybrid is worth it, as the sophisticated powertrain transforms the unassuming Honda City into a capable performer that does not sacrifice fuel consumption. Exterior – Few Hybrid emblems that sep


Nov 1, 2019

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 Jazz Hybrid (


Sep 25, 2020

The Honda City, Jazz, and CR-V achieved top ranking in quality study

Honda Malaysia’s top sellers, the Honda City, Jazz, and CR-V led their respective segments in the J.D. Power 2019 Malaysia Initial Quality Study (IQS). The Honda City scored 59 PP100 and the Honda Jazz scored 68 PP100. Meanwhile, the Honda CR-V also ranked highest in its segment with a score of 64 PP100. The areas of study include vehicle exterior, engine and transmission, audio entertainment connectivity and others. Based on responses from the number of problems experienced per 100 vehicles, th


Feb 19, 2020

The all-new 2020 Honda Jazz hybrid doesn’t have a gearbox, no gearbox problems ever!

The all-new fourth generation Honda Jazz will go on sale in Japan in February 2020. The model is known in Japan as the Honda Fit. Introduction of the all-new Honda Jazz in Malaysia is still some years away, but it will certainly reach here, probably by around 2021, mostly due to additional lead time required for local assembly. For Europe and Japan, the all-new Jazz will be sold only as a hybrid but unlike the outgoing model, it won’t use the single motor i-DCD (Intelligent Dual Clutch Drive) pa


Oct 30, 2019

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

Honda City Penafian: 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


Nov 23, 2020

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 brakes Rear 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 model only) and the


Aug 25, 2020

2020 Honda Jazz: More than 31,000 orders received in a month, 3 times more than projected

Honda Motor Co. Ltd has announced that they have received more than 31,000 orders for the all-new Jazz since the model went on sale in February in Japan. The Honda Jazz is sold as the Honda Fit in Japan. Compared to their original projection of 10,000 units a month, Honda has sold 3 times more than anticipated, with the “e:HEV” hybrid being the most popular powertrain option. The variant breakdown are as follows: Basic: 19% Home: 47% Ness: 6% Crosstar: 14% Luxe: 14% To recap, the all-new fourth-


Mar 31, 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 take home the


Jan 29, 2020

Toyota enters the hypercar game with the hybrid GR Super Sport!

As much as Honda and Nissan’s been hogging the sedan limelight in in Malaysia, Toyota's going straight for the jugular with a hypercar! Leave aside the fact that they’ve won the 24 Hours of Le Mans - this freaky thing Toyota showcased is the real star of the weekend. Word on the ‘webs say that it could be Toyota’s hypercar and as far as looks are concerned, we’re convinced too. First, it’s got no roof, second, it’s got properly fat wheel arches, a pointy front with air intakes that look like the


Sep 25, 2020

Nissan Almera vs Honda City, should you pick turbo or hybrid?

Things are about to get interesting in the B-segment sedan category. Honda has previewed the Honda City RS and made quite a fuss with its video commercial not so long ago. Now, we witness the debut of the all-new Nissan Almera in Malaysia. Both cars are now open for booking. On the outside, both cars look great. The Almera is much better looking than its predecessor and the City is an aggressive-looking B-segment sedan. Both cars utilise black trims in the front to give an appearance of a bigger


Sep 4, 2020

Honda CR-V PHEV unveiled: 2-motor i-MMD hybrid with 184 PS

At the ongoing Auto China 2020, Honda unveiled the Honda CR-V Sport Hybrid e+, the first Honda model in China to feature a plug-in hybrid (PHEV) powertrain. Set to go on sale in January 2021, the Honda CR-V Sport Hybrid e+ is powered by Honda’s two-motor i-MMD hybrid powertrain. Honda says that the i-MMD hybrid powertrain delivers the “most EV-like feel in virtually all areas for everyday driving, including driving performance, responsiveness and quietness.” Press release jargons aside, the Chin


Sep 28, 2020

9 fakta penting yang anda harus tahu sebelum Honda City 2020 serba baharu dilancarkan!

Iklan Honda City 2020 oleh Honda Malaysia setakat ini sangat rancak diperkatakan sehingga menimbulkan keterujaan kerana elemen acah yang dipertonton oleh syarikat itu amat berani. Betul-betul main api Honda kali ni. Jika anda sudah jatuh cinta dengan City baru ni, kami akan menjelaskan beberapa fakta yang anda harus tahu mengenai pahlawan segmen B ini. 1. Kenapa City baru menjadi sebutan? Enjin baru ke? Antara gosip yang hangat diperkatakan ialah tren kuasa yang mempunyai tork yang tinggi. Ia di


Aug 26, 2020

Owner Review: This car bring enough safety and comfort for my girls when traveling - My 2020 Corolla Cross Hybrid Premium

** This article is shared by a Thailand reader and published on WapCar Community. Click the link below to enter the community for car enthusiasts in Malaysia. https://www.wapcar.my/forum Basic information 2020 Toyota Corolla Cross Hybrid Premium Reasons why I bought this car As a person who likes to travel long distances, I am a tourist who likes to travel to nature and forests. In addition, my hou'w is still in the country, It's far from the place of work. Another important reason is that a gir

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Jan 22, 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 offer


Apr 14, 2021

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

Honda Jazz vs 2021 Honda City Hatchback, which do you prefer?

The first ever 2021 Honda City Hatchback made its global debut in Thailand earlier today. Following the same formula as the Toyota Yaris and Toyota Vios (sold as Yaris Ativ in Thailand), the City Hatchback will have an identical front-end as the City sedan, and will replace the Honda Jazz, which has been sold in this region for three generations. The fourth generation Honda Jazz however, will skip markets in the South East Asian ASEAN trade bloc, and is only limited to Japan, Europe, and China.


Nov 24, 2020

​​​​​​​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: 120 PS


Sep 2, 2019

Honda City 2020 – Adakah ia masih pembelian yang berbaloi?

Honda City generasi terkini boleh jadi sebuah sedan Segmen B bukan nasional yang paling berusia dijual di pasaran sekarang. Tapi, kami dapat rasakan yang model ini masih lagi bergetah walaupun ia dianggap veteran. Sedikit latar belakang Ia dilancarkan pada tahun 2014 dan model ini diberi naiktaraf pada 2017, dimana ia didatangkan dengan ruang dalaman baharu seperti yang anda boleh lihat di sini. Honda Malaysia memperkenalkan City Hybrid pada bulan Julai 2017, lebih kurang empat bulan selepas kel


Jul 15, 2020

Honda City hatchback 2021 sah hadir ke Malaysia, tiada lagi Honda Jazz!

Honda City Hatchback Penafian: Honda City Hatchback 2021 sudah dilancarkan. Rakan media kami dari Thailand, Autofun, baru sahaja melaporkan bahawa Honda City hatchback bakal melakukan debut global di Thailand pada 24 November 2020. Semakan di laman MyIPO mendapati, tanda nama 'City Hatchback' telah pun didaftarkan di Malaysia justeru menguatkan lagi ura-ura kehadiran Honda City hatchback di Malaysia tahun depan! Sebelum ini, Honda City hatchback telah diintip di negara jiran kita, Thailand. Mela


Nov 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 the t


Oct 7, 2019

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? Exterior Let’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 refle

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Oct 13, 2020

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 RS The 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 only launch the mod


Dec 27, 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. Compared to the previous i-DCD hybrid engine in the outgoing generation City, t


Aug 24, 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, TRC, B


Aug 13, 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 you're 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 User's Car Form The 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 1,000 0 6 10,000 267.9


Mar 24, 2021

Singapore set to debut all-new 2021 Honda Jazz – 1.5L DOHC, 1.5L e:HEV, 3 variants

Singapore is set to be the first market in the ASEAN region to launch the all-new, fourth-generation Honda Jazz. When it is launched in Singapore later this month, three variants will be offered, namely the Jazz 1.5 Base, Jazz 1.5 Home, and Jazz 1.5 Luxe e:HEV. The 1.5 Base and 1.5 Home variants are powered by a naturally-aspirated 1.5-litre petrol engine that does 121 PS and 145 Nm, mated to a CVT-type automatic transmission – similar to the Malaysian-spec Honda City. As for the Jazz 1.5 Luxe e


Jan 11, 2021

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


Oct 13, 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: Honda Connect debu

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Mar 9, 2021

Owner Review: The hybrid system failed so I decided to engine swap my car - My Honda Jazz/Fit "Hybrid" RS

** 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 2012 Honda Jazz Hybrid (CBU) a.k.a Honda Jazz/Fit "Hybrid" RS Reason why I bought this car Hybrid Tax Exemption Car selection process I had a budget of: RM100k Models that I have considered include: Toyota Vios, Toyota Prius C, Honda City Reasons why I chose this car: Trim spec offered better than the rest User experience I ha

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Dec 2, 2020