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2020 Nissan Almera has a 7k km service interval, totalling RM 1.7k over 5 years

With up to six airbags, stability control, as well as AEB across the range, the all-new 2020 Nissan Almera looks to be a winner.However, beyond its on-paper specifications, let’s take a closer look and see how much you’re expected to pay to maintain the Nissan Almera.Nissan Almera maintenance costsHere’s where it gets interesting.Unlike the Honda City or the Toyota Vios with their 10,000-km/6-month service interval, the Nissan Almera requires a service every 7,000 km or 6 month

Eric

Eric

Nov 28, 2020

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

Owner Review: Proton needs to upgrade their after-sales service - My 2020 Proton X70 1.8TGDI Premium

** This article is published on WapCar Community. Click the link below to enter the community for car enthusiasts in Malaysiahttps://www.wapcar.my/forumBasic information about my car2020 Proton X70 1.8TGDI Premium CKD Space Grey, RM119,800.00Reasons why I bought this carI am looking for a new car to replace my old Proton Preve that I have been using for eight years.My family often commute from the city to my hometown such as BALIK KAMPUNG almost every month and love to going on holidays and we r

Wapcar UGC

Wapcar UGC

Dec 21, 2020

Maintenance cost comparison: Proton X50, Honda City, Mitsubishi Xpander - Which car is the cheapest?

Before we get started, let’s dive into the figures first. Capping the period to 5 years/100,000 km, the Honda City costs RM 3,669 to maintain, while the Proton X50 costs RM 4,326 and the Mitsubishi Xpander costs RM 4,215.But before we go further, there is a reason why we are comparing an SUV, a sedan, and an MPV.The simple reason is because like all crossovers/SUVs these days, the X50 and Xpander are aimed at sedan/hatchback owners looking for an upgrade.Theres no real reason why anyone ne

Eric

Eric

Dec 27, 2020

Honda City vs Nissan Almera: Which is one cheaper to maintain?

Let’s get the important figures out of the way first – the Honda City costs RM 3,669 to maintain over a 5-year/100,00-km period, while the Nissan Almera costs RM 1,766 to maintain over a 5-year/70,000-km period.Yes, 70,000 km over a 5-year period, but well get into that below.Wait, why is the Almera so much cheaper to maintain?Simple – Nissan is currently offering free alternate servicing for the Almera, meaning that youll only need to pay for servicing once every year. The fre

Eric

Eric

Dec 6, 2020

Honda owners take note: Here’s a list of Honda service centres that are reopening starting today

Honda Malaysia has announced today that it has received approval from the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI), and other required approvals to resume after-sales services at selected service centres.Customer reception at the service centres is by appointment only, and walk-ins are not allowed.The resumption of after-sales services will be conducted in stages starting today. At point of publishing, 22 service centres in Klang Valley have resumed operations (total 50 nationwide).Th

Hans

Hans

Apr 29, 2020

Honda Malaysia’s new HondaTouch app makes it easier to get in touch for your next service

Honda Malaysia takes another step into the digital realm with the introduction of their new HondaTouch app. The new mobile application is now available on Google Playstore and Apple AppStore.So, what does the HondaTouch app do? There are 10 main functions on the app:Service Appointment Booking – Honda Malaysia has pre-programmed all authorised Honda service centres into the app allowing Honda owners to easily make a service appointment with their preferred centres any time of the day.Once

Jerrica

Jerrica

Nov 2, 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

More Body and Paint Centres for your Honda to look good as new

Honda Malaysia has maintained consistent sales growth for the past 5 years, an average of 30% increase from 2014 to 2018. More Honda cars on the road translates to higher Body and Paint (BP) service intakes.As of October 2019, Honda Malaysia recorded over 36,000 BP service intakes, a 40% increase from the BP service intakes in the same period last year.With great sales come great responsibility for after sales. And Honda Malaysia has opened six new BP Centres this year, bringing the total of 28

Shaun

Shaun

Nov 13, 2019

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

Owner Problems: My Honda CR-V's Honda Sensing® system has a major flaw - It does not work in the rain

** This article is published on WapCar Community. Click the link below to enter the community for car enthusiasts in Malaysiahttps://www.wapcar.my/forumModel: 2017 Honda CR-V 1.5TC-PIssue(s): Honda Sensing concernHi!I have never considered wanting to own/use a HONDA as I have always known that this brand in this part of the world (Malaysia as we speak) is OVER-RATED and OVER-SENSUALIZED. The money paid is not that worth the value or returns expected as there are better options and packages.Wife

Owner Review

Owner Review

Dec 11, 2020

Covid-19: Car service centres to close until 31-March 2020 - Honda, Proton, Perodua, Mitsubishi, Nissan, VW confirmed closed

Most, if not all automotive centres will be closed entirely starting 18-March until 31-March, following the government’s order to control movement. The order will see all business premises to close except for supermarkets, sundry goods stores, markets and other places selling daily necessities.For those of you who made a service appointment, do reschedule to another date in April.At the moment, the management of many leading automotive companies are still deliberating on the specifics

Hans

Hans

Mar 17, 2020

Volkswagen Cares campaign celebrates the end of MCO with a car service!

Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia (VPCM) is looking to celebrate the end of MCO period with a “Welcome Back” after-sales campaign dedicated to all Volkswagen owners.VPCM understands that many car owners have had to delay their routine car service as all service centres nationwide are closed due to the nationwide lockdown.Now that the lockdown is about to come to an end, VPCM is encouraging all owners to schedule a service via their Volkswagen Care app or website.The after-sales camp

Jerrica

Jerrica

Apr 6, 2020

Lexus Malaysia’s service centres resume operations

Starting 22nd April onwards, selected Lexus Malaysia centres will resume after-sales operations. Lexus Malaysia is one of many car brands that will be resuming operations, including UMW Toyota centres, Cycle Carriage & Bintang, Hap Seng Star and Sime Darby Auto Hyundai.Like all other service centres that have received approval to resume after-sales operations from MITI, Lexus Malaysia will continue to observe MCO protocol so services are strictly appointment base only.Operations are still at

Jerrica

Jerrica

Apr 23, 2020

Volkswagen Malaysia launches digital aftersales service

Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia has taken further steps to digitalise its aftersales by launching the Online Service Booking and Service Cam services.Online Service Booking allows customers to book their service appointments from the comfort of their homes. Available on both desktop and mobile, customers would only need to select their preferred dealership, preferred date and time, and key in their vehicle details. An aftersales advisor will be in touch to confirm the appointment booking.Next

CY Foong

CY Foong

Oct 22, 2020

Volkswagen Malaysia reopens majority of service centres

Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia (VPCM) announced on their official Instagram that majority of their service centres nationwide have received MITI’s approval to reopen for business.Volkswagen is one of many brands that announced that service centres are now open for appointment. Amongst others are Mercedes-Benz’s Cycle & Carriage Bintang and Hap Seng Star, Hyundai, UMW Toyota, and Lexus Malaysia.The service centres will be putting the safety of their customers at the forefront

Jerrica

Jerrica

Apr 23, 2020

Covid-19: Proton reminds all owners to service their cars within 30 days MCO ends

As our country observes the need of an extended Movement Control Order, Proton has announced the extension of warranties and that no penalties will be imposed on owners who have missed a scheduled service during the lockdown.The most important part is that Proton will be extending all warranties expiring during the month-long lockdown period. The expiry will be extended another 30 days or 1,000 km following the final day of the MCO.Proton has also announced that they will continue to honour warr

Jerrica

Jerrica

Apr 6, 2020

Nissan service centres resumes operation during MCO

Nissan owners in Malaysia, you are now able to give your Nissan its much-needed service, as Tan Chong Ekspres Auto Servis (TCEAS) has received approval from the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) to partially resume their operations.Do note that services are limited by MITI's approval to just: service maintenance, minor repairs, and vehicle breakdown services. Owners can set an appointment either by calling their nearest service centre, DriveOn mobile app, TCEAS website or N

Zamil Syaheer

Zamil Syaheer

Apr 30, 2020

BMW Malaysia introduces new Door-to-Door service

BMW Group Malaysia has a new service for all BMW and MINI car owners! It is called the Door-to-Door service, a BMW personnel will pick up your car for service and drop it off at your preferred location after that.The new Door-to-Door service is a collaboration with Allianz Worldwide Partners. It is also part of the group’s plan to enhance the BMW premium ownership experience.BMW and MINI customers nationwide are eligible to make good use of the new service. All they have to do is make a re

Jerrica

Jerrica

Aug 5, 2020

Hap Seng Star resumes service centre operations

After ceasing operations to observe the movement control order implemented by the government, Hap Seng Star announces that their workshops are now back in operation.Hap Seng Star is one of many service centres that have received approval from MITI to resume operations just like Cycle and Carriage Bintang.On their Facebook page, Hap Seng announced that though they have started operations as of 23rd April, they will still be practicing crowd control during this time and will only accept services s

Jerrica

Jerrica

Apr 23, 2020

Subaru Malaysia resumes operation at selected service centres

Subaru owners in Malaysia, you are now able to get your beloved Subaru for the much needed service at selected Subaru service centres all over Malaysia, as TC Subaru has received approval from the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) to partially resume their operations.Do note that only limited services are authorized by MITI during the Movement Control Order (MCO) period, such as service maintenance, minor repairs, and vehicle breakdown services. Owners are required to cont

Zamil Syaheer

Zamil Syaheer

Apr 27, 2020

Hyundai service centres now fully operational; warranty extension announced

Hyundai-Sime Darby Motors (HSDM) announced today that they have obtained approval from MITI to resume operations in their service centres in stages starting 20th April. As of today, all Sime Darby Auto Hyundai (SDAH) service centres have resumed operations.Like all other service centres officially resuming operations, SDAH will continue observing MCO protocols and will only be accepting customers with service appointments only.As part of their crowd control practice, only a minimal num

Jerrica

Jerrica

Apr 23, 2020

Toyota Malaysia introduces unique Toyota Service Savers package

Regular service is part and parcel of car ownership, UMW Toyota (UMWT) aims to make servicing Toyota cars easier with the introduction of the Toyota Service Savers package.Toyota Service Savers (TSS) is a maintenance package that new Toyota owners can opt to purchase when they collect their new cars. UMWT has also made the package part of the Toyota EZ Beli Plan as an option.The TSS package covers all costs of the service in advance for the first 5 years from the time of purchase. This means an

Jerrica

Jerrica

Aug 4, 2020

Modenas perluas pusat “Service Plus” di Pantai Timur!

Motosikal dan Enjin Nasional Sdn Bhd  atau MODENAS telah memperluas rangkaian pusat perkhidmatan lepas jualannya di Negara ini dengan pembukaan pusat “Service Plus” yang kedua khusus di wilayah Pantai Timur.Terletak di Kuala Terengganu, ianya merupakan cawangan pusat “Service Plus” yang ke-37 di Negara ini yang dikendalikan oleh wakil MODENAS, DRZ Motorsport. untuk memenuhi keperluan pelanggan di negeri Terengganu dan juga di wilayah Pantai Timur.Majlis perasmian pem

Haris

Haris

Sep 21, 2020

Cycle & Carriage Bintang Malaysia resumes service centre operations

Cycle & Carriage Bintang, one of the authorized Mercedes-Benz dealers in Malaysia, has announced on Facebook that they have resumed service centre operations.This suggests that they have received approval from MITI to resume its service centre operations, like UMW Toyota Motor did.As stated in their post, they will be operating strictly on an appointment basis only, which means walk-in requests will not be entertained. For the list of the service centre locations, click here.To book an appoi

Shaun

Shaun

Apr 22, 2020

Mazda starts Collect and Delivery service! No, it’s not food

Now that the Movement Control Order has been partially lifted, Bermaz Auto Group has announced that they will resume operations starting from 12th May 2020. Along with the reopening of services also came the introduction of the Mazda Contactless Service and an extension of warranties on Mazda cars as well.Like all service centres, Bermaz will be implementing disinfecting procedures on their premises and even the interior of all cars before and after service.Along with the safety procedures, Berm

Jerrica

Jerrica

May 13, 2020

Ford Malaysia launches real-time e-Service appointment booking system

Sime Darby Auto ConneXion (SDAC), the sole distributor for Ford vehicles in Malaysia, announced their new online booking tool that allows Ford owners to make service appointments in real-time.The new real-time e-Service booking tool will allow Ford owners who are looking to service their vehicles to immediately check the service slot availability at their chosen dealership.  (function(d, s, id) { let js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.creat

Jerrica

Jerrica

Jul 23, 2020

JD Power Ranks Mitsubishi Highest In After-Sales Service Satisfaction

For the second consecutive year, Mitsubishi has been ranked the best in terms of after-sales service satisfaction.According to JD Power, Mitsubishi ranks highest in overall satisfaction with a score of 791. In second place is Toyota with a score of 788, while Mazda ranks third with a score of 785.The JD Power 2019 Malaysia Customer Service Index (Mass Market) Study is based on responses from 2,644 vehicle owners who received their new vehicle between February 2016 and June 2018 and took their ve

Jack

Jack

Aug 8, 2019

Owner Review: 2005 Honda CR-V - The classic hero car on TV

** This article is the personal experience of a 2005 Honda CR-V owner and does not necessarily reflect the views of WapCar.Arvin JeyaFirst launched in Malaysia in 2002, the Honda CR-V was priced at RM149,800. Mine is a 2005 unit pre-facelift. For mid-2000s standards, the Honda CR-V represented the luxury offerings to those seeking to buy into the then unsaturated SUV market.This is my first car and I think it’s amazing that I am able to have this experience. Prior to the purchase, I h

Owner Review

Owner Review

Aug 24, 2020

How often should you service your car?

Many people have different theories as to when they should service their cars. Some swears by the owner’s manual, others follow their gut feel. The latter, which we strongly advise against.First, let’s break down the science. A ‘regular service’ includes an engine oil change along with an inspection of all relevant components. There are many factors that affect the interval, or frequency, of your oil change process.Traditionally, it is recommended to change your oil every

Adrian Chia

Adrian Chia

Sep 27, 2019