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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

11,100 bookings received for the all-new 2020 Honda City

Since its launch in October, Honda Malaysia has received over 11,100 bookings for the all-new 2020 Honda City! The company has also delivered 5,800 units to customers nationwide.The all-new 2020 Honda City continues to stand strong as the preferred B-segment sedan amongst Malaysians in its fifth-generation.Power comes from a new 1.5-litre DOHC i-VTEC engine mated to a CVT that produces 121 PS and 145 Nm. The car is currently offered in 3 variants; V, E and S.We are still awaiting the launch of t

Jerrica

Jerrica

Dec 11, 2020

2021 Honda City Hatchback vs Toyota Yaris facelift – Should you wait or not?

After an absence of 26 years, the Honda City nameplate returns to the hatchback body style.Following its global debut in Thailand, the question among many Malaysians would be whether to decide on the 2021 Honda City Hatchback or the upcoming Toyota Yaris facelift.Granted, it would take a while before the City with a shorter booty comes to Malaysia. Meanwhile, the Yaris facelift is expected to be launched in December but nevertheless, we love comparing cars here at WapCar.Without dragging on for

CY Foong

CY Foong

Nov 24, 2020

Indonesia launches 2021 Honda City Hatchback, Malaysia to get same 1.5L engine

Amidst all the hullaballoo in Malaysia following the 2021 Perodua Ativas launch last night, our Indonesian neighbours also had a launch of their own: the 2021 Honda City Hatchback was officially introduced there yesterday.Indonesian-spec City HatchbackUnlike Thailand, Indonesias Honda Jazz replacement only comes in sole RS guise - but theres no hybrid or turbocharged power here.Instead of the dual-motor i-MMD powertrain that will be powering our Honda City RS, the Indonesian-spec City Hatchback

Sanjay

Sanjay

Mar 4, 2021

2021 Honda City Hatchback goes to Indonesia with 1.5L engine, Malaysia soon?

The 2021 Honda City Hatchback made its global debut in Thailand last November, and weve learnt that its now heading to Indonesia. Along with that, theres hints of its possible specs when the car comes to Malaysia.The Citys Hatchbacks specs was spotted on Indonesias Samsat website (think of it as our Road Transport Department, JPJ). The site lists a particular vehicles recommended price list next to its name and from there we can get a brief idea of the specs of a car.Which is where the interesti

Sanjay

Sanjay

Jan 4, 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

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

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 2020 Nissan Almera vs Honda City – Which B-segment sedan to get?

The previous-generation Nissan Almera definitely didn’t win in the looks or performance department but it was one of the cheapest non-national B-segment sedans in the market.With the all-new 2020 Nissan Almera, it appears that it traded its looks for a more premium price. In fact, it’s more expensive than the all-new Honda City aside from the City RS which has yet to announce its price.Does this mean that the City is a better buy than the Almera? Well, let’s take a deep dive co

CY Foong

CY Foong

Nov 2, 2020

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

After Malaysia and Thailand, the Honda City heads to Indonesia - can it do well there?

Following news of the 2021 Honda City Hatchback heading to Indonesia, its now seemingly confirmed that its sedan counterpart, the Honda City, is also heading towards the archipelago. Thail-spec City Hatchback with Modulo bodykit. Cooler than Yaris?You may be wondering why its the hatch that was confirmed earlier. One factor is taxation: sedans are taxed around 20 percent higher than MPVs, SUVs or hatchbacks there - even with the same engine capacity and drivetrain. As such, hatchbacks are more p

Sanjay

Sanjay

Jan 6, 2021

Spyshot: India to get a longer wheelbase 2020 Honda City?

The all-new fifth-generation Honda City has been caught undisguised in India.While it may look visually identical to the model that was recently introduced in Thailand, IndianAutosBlog posted details of the new model, including the dimensions and powertrains. Curiously, the spec sheet lists the all-new City with two lengths - 4,549 mm and 4,569 mm, though this could be due to different bumper designs. Honda City India Thailand Length (mm) 4,549 / 4,569 4,553 Wi

Eric

Eric

Mar 23, 2020

Has the 2021 Honda City Hatchback already won the cool factor against the Yaris?

Look, we get it - cool cars are nice to look at and in most cases, just as great to drive. Except there’s one problem - they’re usually just out of reach for the average Malaysian. But a certain Japanese carmaker is adamant to bring back the cool factor with the 2021 Honda City Hatchback.So what’s good with the City Hatchback? Hopefully this Sonic Grey Pearl colour makes it here - Civic Type R colours never looked better!It made its world debut in Thailand in November, effectiv

Sanjay

Sanjay

Feb 1, 2021

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

Cooler than Yaris? Modulo bodykit jazzes up 2021 Honda City Hatchback!

Some are lamenting the fact that the 2021 Honda City Hatchback succeeds the Honda Jazz in our part of the world, while some have let the Mercedes-Benz A-Class-esque look grow on them. If youre part of the former - maybe the Modulo kit seen here will change your mind. Making its global debut in Thailand earlier this week, the City Hatchback revives a nameplate that was last seen in 1994. From this angle, you cant tell the difference between this and the sedan.Modulos treatment here isnt entirely

Sanjay

Sanjay

Nov 27, 2020

All-new 2020 Honda City RS open for booking in Malaysia, comes with brand-new i-MMD engine!

After a couple of weeks of teaser after teaser, Honda Malaysia has finally dropped the bomb - the all-new 2020 Honda City RS is open for booking! Yes, you read that right - it’ll have a best-in-class 253 Nm!Thailand-spec City Turbo RS pictured.Malaysians are also the first to get this all-new model as this is the world premiere of the hybrid City in this spec! The B-segment sedan will be fitted with the new i-MMD powertrain (Intelligent Multi-Mode Drive) that replaces the old i-DCD (I

Sanjay

Sanjay

Aug 14, 2020

2020 Honda City vs 2020 Nissan Almera, which one should you wait for?

The B-segment sedan market will get interesting when the 2020 Honda City and 2020 Nissan Almera arrive here in Malaysia. Details on local specifications for both cars have yet to be divulged, so we’ll take the Thailand-spec range-toppers for both as reference.Powertrain - No turbo for us, sadlyWe're not getting the turbo.It is unlikely for the Honda City's 1.0-litre turbo to make its way here due to cost and lack of incentives. Instead, the 1.5-litre naturally aspira

Shaun

Shaun

May 21, 2020

Watch out Honda City, new 2020 Toyota Vios facelift is launching in December!

Thai-spec model. It is known as there Yaris Ativ there.As the all-new 2020 Honda City romps in the limelight, another long-standing competitor is getting ready to fight back - yes, the facelifted 2020 Toyota Vios is well on its way here!Old Toyota Vios sold outBefore we dive deeper into the facelift, here's what we gathered: sources close to the matter at hand said that the current Vios is completely sold out.Due to this, it is said that Vios buyers who have had their loans approved wil

Sanjay

Sanjay

Oct 20, 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

All-new 2020 Honda City launched in India, gets LaneWatch and sunroof

Honda Cars India has just launched the all-new 2020 Honda City in India. The new model will be sold alongside the GM6-generation model, but we’ll get into that later.Unlike the Thai-market Honda City and its sophisticated 1.0-litre turbocharged petrol engine, the Indian-market City is offered with two engine choices: a new 1.5-litre DOHC petrol engine and a carried-over 1.5-litre diesel engine. The petrol engine can be had with a CVT-type automatic or a 6-speed manual, while the diesel is

Eric

Eric

Jul 15, 2020

All-new 2020 Honda City: Singapore debut soon, 2 variants, 1.5L DOHC

Kah Motor, the official distributor of Honda vehicles in Singapore will be introducing the all-new 2020 Honda City soon. Two variants will be offered: 1.5 SV and 1.5 RS.Visually, both variants mirror their Thai counterpart, including the red-hot City RS. Like the Thai-market City RS, the Singapore model also gets the gloss black front grille and sporty-looking 16-inch alloy wheels.While the exterior design mirrors the Thai-spec car, the same cannot be said for its powertrain, as the Singaporean

Eric

Eric

Jul 16, 2020

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

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

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

Review: Here's what the Thai media says of the 2021 Honda City Hatchback

The 2021 Honda City Hatchback is coming to Malaysia, and news of it superseding the Honda Jazz has drawn rather mixed reactions. Some lament the Jazzs departure from this region, but our colleagues over at AutoFun Thailand think that the City Hatchback is a worthy successor.Exterior - RS looks goodPictured in Meteroid Grey MetallicTheres three variants of the City Hatchback in the Land of Smiles - S+, SV, and as tested is this range-topping RS variant.Clockwise from top left: LED headlights and

Sanjay

Sanjay

Mar 13, 2021

2020 Honda City - Why we'd rather have the 1.5L NA engine over the 1.0L Turbo

Honda engineers have actually published their research on the 1.0-litre 3-cylinder turbocharged engine that made its way into the 2020 Honda City in Thailand. With such insights, we thought we'd share our view on it.Link to the research hereThe 1.0-litre VTEC Turbo engine was first introduced in the European Honda Civic hatchback. Mechanically, the powertrain is identical to the one in the turbocharged Honda City. With that established, let’s crack on.There were 3 goals durin

Shaun

Shaun

Jul 29, 2020

All-new 2020 Honda City taunts the Toyota Vios with LED headlights

A week after Honda Malaysia teased the all-new 2020 Honda City, they've done it again with today's post - this time confirming the availability of LED headlights. Thailand model pictured - note LED headlightsAnd they've paired the post with a particularly spicy caption too:Time to expose the pretenders. #nomatch #allnewcity #thetakeoverstartsnowA very bold claim to egg on the Toyota Vios. Speaking of which, last week Toyota Malaysia answered with a smart rebuttal claiming t

Sanjay

Sanjay

Jul 30, 2020

This Hyundai Accent is undercutting the Honda City/Toyota Vios in Vietnam

The Hyundai Accent hasn’t been sold in Malaysia for a few years now ever since the third-generation Accent was pulled out of the market. But some of our neighbouring countries already have the Korean rival to the Toyota Vios and Honda City.In Vietnam, the facelifted 2021 Hyundai Accent has been launched for the fifth-generation and from the photos, it looks like we’re missing out on something interesting for the B-segment sedan market.According to AutoPro, the facelifted Vietnamese A

CY Foong

CY Foong

Dec 2, 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

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