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Paddle shift in automatic cars, pretty useful or practically useless?

An increasingly common feature in automatic transmission cars nowadays is paddle shifters. 9 times out of 10, a new car will come equipped with it, be it an econobox like a Honda City or a hot-blooded supercar (a McLaren 720S comes to mind). How did this feature become so prevalent? Is it just a gimmick, or something genuinely useful? How did it even come about?Origins of the paddle shiftThe first car to use a steering-mounted gearshift mechanism.Photo credit: wikimedia.orgThe most primitive for

Jason

Jason

Feb 3, 2021

‘Paddle shifter’ dalam kereta auto - menyenangkan atau menyemakkan?

Satu perincian yang semakin kerap didatangkan dengan kereta bertransmisi automatik masa kini ialah ‘paddle shifters’ – pedal/butang kecil yang ditolak dengan jari di belakang stereng untuk memudahkan pemandu menukar gear di dalam kereta auto. Kebanyakan kereta moden didatangkan dengan perincian ini – dari kereta biasa seperti Honda City sehinggalah ‘supercar’ hebat-hebat seperti McLaren 720S.Bagaimana perincian ini boleh jadi begitu popular sejak kebelakangan

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Mersita

Feb 14, 2021

New 2020 Honda BR-V facelift comes with paddle shifters, priced up RM 9k

The 7-seater Honda BR-V receives its first facelift since the model was launched in 2016. Already debuted in Indonesia, the facelift is now available for those looking for a more aggressive looking BR-V that even comes with paddle shifters.As part of Honda Malaysia’s effort to help with the COVID-19 situation, portion of proceeds from BR-V sales will be donated for COVID-19 relief programmes. This campaign is called the “Be Kind With BR-V” campaign and will start from

Arif

Arif

Jun 2, 2020

Honda BR-V facelift 2020 baru dengan paddle shifter! Apa upgrade lain?

Honda BR-VHonda BR-V telah menerima facelift pertamanya sejak model ini dilancarkan pada tahun 2016. Facelift baru itu telah dilancarkan di Indonesia dan kini telah ditawarkan di Malaysia. Bagi mereka yang mencari MPV 7 tempat duduk terbaru, Honda BR-V kini tampil dengan rekaan yang ‘garang’ dan juga dilengkapi dengan ciri paddle shifter.Sebagai sebahagian daripada usaha Honda Malaysia untuk membantu tragedi pandemik COVID-19, sebahagian daripada hasil penjualan BR-V akan disumbangka

Haris

Haris

Jun 3, 2020

Honda City 2020 laris dengan 9,000 tempahan, warna putih jadi buruan!

Honda CityHonda Malaysia hari ini mengumumkan bahawa Honda City 2020 generasi ke-5 yang dilancarkan sebulan yang lalu telah mencatatkan hampir 9,000 tempahan setakat ini.Di antara tiga varian yang dilancarkan, varian V muncul sebagai varian paling popular. Lebih separuh daripada tempahan unit Honda City 2020 adalah varian ini dengan angka sebanyak 54% daripada keseluruhan tempahan.Sejak dilancarkan, Honda City 2020 menerima permintaan tinggi dari pelanggan di wilayah Tengah yang menyumbang juml

Haris

Haris

Nov 19, 2020

Panduan beli kereta terpakai: Honda City GM2 – Varian pilihan dan perkara yang perlu diperiksa

Honda Malaysia baru sahaja melancarkan Honda City 2020 serba baharu, dijual pada harga RM 74,191.Dengan pelancaran model baru ini, harga-harga bagi model Honda City terpakai juga akan menurun – menjadikannya satu pilihan kereta terpakai yang semakin menarik.Sedikit latar belakang Honda City GM2Honda City GM2, yang juga dikenali sebagai City generasi ketiga, diperkenalkan di Malaysia pada penghujung tahun 2008.Ia menggantikan model generasi GD-8 yang mempunyai penampilan yang agak kontrover

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Mersita

Oct 16, 2020

Quick Review: 2020 Honda City 1.5L V - good choice for a zippy family car

When we brought you the closer look of the 2020 Honda CR-V facelift last week, we also saw the all-new 2020 Honda City modified parking pretty outside. We know youre clamouring to know more - so we politely asked for the keys and took it for a spin.Please note that this is a brief review, and a detailed review will follow post-CMCO.We drove the V variant - which is the range-topping petrol variant before the upcoming hybrid RS - and heres what we think of it following a brief drive around Kuala

Sanjay

Sanjay

Nov 9, 2020

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 Malaysias 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: 4 a

Jack

Jack

Aug 28, 2019

Used car buying guide: GM2 Honda City - Which variant to get, what to look out for

Honda Malaysia just took the covers off the all-new 2020 Honda City, priced from RM 74,191.With the launch of a new model, prices of used City models will also dropped further, making a used Honda City a viable option for some.A little history on the GM2 Honda CityThe GM2 Honda City, also called the third-generation City, was introduced in Malaysia in late-2008.It replaced the controversial-looking GD8-generation model, which was the poster child for bad CVTs.Instead of a CVT-type automatic, Hon

Eric

Eric

Oct 15, 2020

RM 2,000 rebate for 2020 Honda City E and S variants during Honda’s 12.12 sale

Honda City E variant with Modulo Body Kit picturedYes, you read right, Honda Malaysia is having a special 12.12 sale for the fifth-generation all-new 2020 Honda City E and S variants. From 1 to 12 December 2020, customers who put in a booking for a Honda City E or S variant will receive a rebate worth RM 2,000.Known as the All-New City 12.12 Special sales, customers who placed their booking within the first 12 days of the month will have until 31 December to fulfil the booking and registration r

Jerrica

Jerrica

Dec 1, 2020

Shopping for a Vios? Honda wants to give you RM5k in rebates for Honda City and BRV

Honda Malaysia today announced the Honda 1 Million Dreams Special Rebate worth RM 5,000 for the all-new Honda City and Honda BR-V in conjunction with the “1 Million Dreams Campaign”, which was launched to commemorate the company’s 1 millionth sale unit milestone.This special rebate is an additional reward on top of the current promotion, “Honda 1 Million Dreams March Special”.The “Honda 1 Million Dreams Special” Rebate offers Cash Rebate, Service Voucher

Arif

Arif

Mar 23, 2021

Gambar langsung: Honda City Turbo RS 2020 ditayang di Pameran Motor Antarabangsa Bangkok

Honda Thailand telah menayangkan pelbagai model menarik di Pameran Motor Antarabangsa Bangkok 2020 baru-baru ini. Antaranya adalah Honda City Turbo RS 2020.Dipadatkan dengan enjin VTEC Turbo 1.0 liter, ia mampu menjana 122 PS dan 173 Nm yang memacu tayar hadapan melalui kotak gear jenis CVT. Honda menyatakan yang kereta ini mempunyai kecekapan petrol sebanyak 23.8 km/liter (4.2 liter/100 km).Dengan harga THB 739,000 (tukaran langsung RM 99,468.62), jom kita lihat spesifikasinya dengan lebih lanj

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Mersita

Jul 21, 2020

All-new 2020 Honda City debuts in Thailand, 1.0 Turbo meets RS

After months of speculation and spyshots, Honda Thailand has launched the fifth generation, all-new 2020 Honda City.For the Thailand market, there will be four variants - the range topping RS variant will now join the usual S, V, and SV variants. Prices in Thailand range from: City S: THB 579,500 City V: THB 609,000 City SV: THB 665,000 City RS: THB 739,000Under the hood lies a new 1.0-litre DOHC turbocharged 3-cylinder petrol engine that does 122 PS at 5,500 rpm and 173 Nm from 2,000

Eric

Eric

Nov 25, 2019

Honda City 2020 India dapat enjin 1.5L DOHC baru, mungkin sama dengan Malaysia

Selepas debut globalnya di Thailand hujung tahun lepas, India telah ditentukan sebagai pasaran kedua yang memperkenalkan sedan Segmen B Honda terbaru ini.Seperti yang dijangka, enjin VTEC Turbo 1.0 liter 3 silinder yang ada dalam Honda City di pasaran Thailand tidak ditawarkan. Sebaliknya, India akan dapat enjin naturally aspirated i-VTEC 1.5 liter yang biasa – enjin yang barangkali juga diberi kepada pasaran Malaysia.Enjin L15B baharu menambah valvetrain Double Overhead Cam (DOHC). Honda

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Mersita

Jun 18, 2020

Live Photos: 2020 Honda City Turbo RS at the Bangkok International Motor Show

Honda Thailand has shown various models at this year's Bangkok International Motor Show. Seen here is this range-topping 2020 Honda City Turbo RS.Powered by a 1.0-litre VTEC Turbo engine, it churns 122 PS and 173 Nm to the front wheels via a CVT gearbox. Honda cites this mill has a fuel efficiency of 23.8 km/litre (4.2-litre/100 km).Anyway, let’s take a closer look at how much car one gets for THB 739,000.Up front, it gets the new family face with LED headlights that fla

Sanjay

Sanjay

Jul 21, 2020

Honda City Hatchback 2021 dilancarkan! 1.0 Turbo, 122 PS, tiba di Malaysia tahun 2021!

Honda City HatchbackHonda City Hatchback 2021 telah melakukan debut pertama di dunia melalui pelancaran di Thailand. Turut dilancarkan di samping Honda City Hatchback 2021 adalah Honda City e:HEV hybrid 2021.Disebut-sebut sebagai pengganti Honda Jazz, Honda City Hatchback 2021 nampaknya mengekalkan kelengkapan yang sama dengan Honda Jazz. Ciri yang dimaksudkan adalah tempat duduk Ultra Seat yang boleh dikonfigurasikan kepada 4 mod pelarasan.Hatchback segmen B terbaru ini masih kelihatan seperti

Haris

Haris

Nov 24, 2020

Nak lambang ‘H’? Jimat dengan rebat RM 5,000 untuk Honda City dan BR-V!

Honda Malaysia hari ini mengumumkan Rebat Istimewa Honda 1 Million Dreams bernilai RM 5,000 bagi Honda City serba baru dan Honda BR-V bersempena Kempen 1 Million Dreams yang dilancarkan untuk meraikan kejayaan pengeluaran unit kesejuta syarikat itu.Rebat istimewa ini merupakan ganjaran tambahan bagi promosi yang sedang berjalan iaitu “Honda 1 Million Dreams March Special”.Rebat “Honda 1 Million Dreams Special” menawarkan Rebat Tunai, Baucar Servis dan Baucar Alat Ganti be

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Mersita

Mar 23, 2021

2021 Honda City Hatchback launched in Thailand, priced from THB 599K, a budget A-Class?

After more than 30 years, the Honda City has come full circle and is available again with a hatchback body style. The sedan version remains and the hatchback is now simply known as the Honda City Hatchback.With its launch in Thailand, hopefully the Honda City Hatchback will reach Malaysia soon.Launched in Thailand today, the Honda City Hatchback will be replacing the current Honda Jazz in Malaysia.The next generation Honda Jazz is adorable, but it doesnt look like well be getting it.Powered by a

Arif

Arif

Nov 24, 2020

All-new 2020 Honda City debuts in Singapore: New 1.5L DOHC engine, from SGD 93k

The official distributor of Honda vehicles in Singapore, Kah Motor, has just introduced the all-new 2020 Honda City. Prices start from SGD 92,999 for the 1.5 SV variant, while the 1.5 RS variant costs SGD 95,999.Codenamed GN2 (Thai-spec cars with the 1.0-litre turbo are GN1), the Singapore-spec Honda City is imported (CBU) from Thailand.Unlike its Thailand counterpart and its 1.0-litre turbocharged petrol engine, Singapore units are fitted with a new 1.5-litre naturally-aspirated DOHC petro

Eric

Eric

Aug 28, 2020

Honda City hatchback vs Toyota Yaris - Saingan terhebat tahun 2021!

Honda City HatchbackToyota YarisHonda City hatchback 2021 baru sahaja melakukan debut global yang pertama. Hatchback segmen B terbaru ini bakal menggantikan Honda Jazz untuk pasaran ASEAN dan Amerika Selatan.Terdapat alasan yang tersendiri untuk pengguguran Honda Jazz di rantau ini. Honda City hatchback 2021 ini dijangka akan menjengah ke Malaysia pada suku kedua tahun 2021.Di Malaysia pula, Toyota Yaris juga sudah dikemaskini untuk tahun 2021. Sebagai antara model paling laris Toyota, tentunya

Haris

Haris

Nov 24, 2020

Rebiu ringkas: Honda City 1.5L 2020 – kereta keluarga kompak yang cukup baik?

Sewaktu kami bahawakan Honda CR-V facelift 2020 kepada anda pada tempoh hari, kami terserempak dengan Honda City 2020 yang berada di luar bilik pameran. Jadi, kami meminta kunci untuk membuat rebiu ringkas sementara anda menunggu rebiu menyeluruh dari kami.Unit yang kami pandu ialah varian V dimana ia merupakan varian teratas sebelum memasuki varian hibrid (RS).Eksterior – Nampak selari dan kelihatan baikVarian V hadir dengan lampu pemantul LED, lampu kabus LED, dan lampu siang LED. Roda a

Faisal

Faisal

Nov 16, 2020

1 in 3 B-segment sedan sold in Thailand is a Honda City

Ever since Honda introduced the all-new GN-series Honda City in Thailand back in November 2019, it has topped the sales charts ever since.Based on headlightmag’s sales data, the Honda City currently dominates the Thailand B-segment sedan market, with 3,200 units sold in November, marginally ahead of the Toyota Yaris Ativ (Vios to us, 2,349 units), Nissan Almera (2,089 units), Mazda 2 Sedan (1,698 units), and Toyota Vios (different from our Vios, 466 units).Even the ongoing Covid-19 pandemi

Eric

Eric

Jan 4, 2021

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

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

Honda City 2020 dilancarkan - 4 varian, enjin DOHC/i-MMD, dari RM 74,191

Honda CityHonda City 2020 sudahpun dilancarkan secara rasmi hari ini di Malaysia. Sedan segmen B yang dipasang secara tempatan (CKD) ini datang dengan varian S, E dan V. Varian RS yang terkenal kerana video penuh kontroversi tempoh hari akan diperkenalkan di satu tarikh yang bakal diumumkan kelak. Harga selain varian RS telah rasmi diumumkan.Barisan varian Honda City 2020Harga dengan pengecualian cukaiTrenkuasa berlainan bagi varian berbezaMasa pecutan 0-100 km/j bagi varian S dan E didakwa dala

Zamil Syaheer

Zamil Syaheer

Oct 13, 2020

Review: Honda City Hybrid – electrified performance for the masses

(Model | Gallery)The Honda City needs no introduction, as it is Malaysias 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.Honda City ExteriorThe Honda City Hybrid m

Eric

Eric

Nov 1, 2019

​​​​​​​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

Cara guna butang Shift Lock sebelah tombol gear

Kebanyakan kereta bertransmisi automatik moden masa kini didatangkan dengan satu fungsi keselamatan gear, iaitu Shift Lock. Pernah nampak tak, butang kecil di sebelah tombol gear di dalam kereta anda?Fungsi Shift Lock ini adalah untuk membolehkan anda menggerakkan atau mengalihkan gear ke posisi selain daripada P (Parking) semasa enjin dimatikan. Apabila anda hendak parkir dan matikan enjin, kunci kereta takkan dapat dipusing untuk mematikan enjin selagi gear belum diletakkan pada P.Kereta auto

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Mersita

Sep 1, 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

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