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How fuel efficient is the Toyota Vios?

The 2019 Toyota Vios is powered by a 1.5-litre 4-cylinder Dual-VVTi engine with a codename 2NR-FE that produces 107 PS and 140 Nm of torque. It is linked to a CVT with 7 virtual ratios. Toyota claimed improved fuel consumption compared to the previous powertrain, but by how much? Read on to find out.The current powertrain combo was first introduced in the updated Vios in 2016, which replaced the ancient 1NZ-FE VVT-i engine with a 4-speed auto that was already present in the first gener

Shaun

Shaun

Jan 27, 2020

What’s the Proton X50’s tested fuel consumption?

Proton claims the X50 returns a fuel consumption figure of 6.4-litre/100 km for the range-topping 1.5 TGDi Flagship variant. But what’s the real-world fuel consumption like? We tested the Proton X50 to find out.As per usual, all tyres were inflated according to the manufacturers recommended tyre pressure. Then the Proton X50’s 45-litre fuel tank was brimmed.Air-conditioning was set at 22 degrees Celsius in automatic mode. Driving behaviour was normal, without aggressive throttle inpu

Shaun

Shaun

Feb 15, 2021

How fuel efficient is the 2020 Perodua Bezza?

The 2020 Perodua Bezza made its debut with two carry-forward engines, 1.3-litre engine and 1.0-litre engine. We already know the Bezza is well know for its fuel efficiency but there weren't any official real world numbers. So, we decided to take the Bezza AV 1.3-litre variant for a spin to test out just how much the updated A-segment sedan's fuel consumption. The Bezza’s 1.3-litre DVVT-i petrol engine produces 95 PS and 121 Nm. The engine has since pro

Jerrica

Jerrica

Mar 19, 2020

Ratings – Honda CR-V’s fuel consumption, commendable score

The common knowledge about smaller capacity turbocharged engines is that they are fuel efficient. We’ve put the Honda CR-V 1.5 TC-P through the WapCar fuel consumption test to find out if it adheres to the norm.Powering the Honda CR-V is a turbocharged 1.5-litre 4-cylinder engine that makes 193 PS and 243 Nm of torque. In the 1.5 TC-P variant, drive goes to the front wheels via a CVT.Like in the Nissan X-Trail, the CVT allows the engine to spin at its optimum rev range to maximise fuel eff

Shaun

Shaun

May 22, 2020

Is it true that the Proton X70 suffers from high fuel consumption?

Weighing nearly 1.7 tonnes for just a five-seater SUV, the Proton X70 is the heaviest C-segment SUV. Naturally, its fuel consumption is higher than the Honda CR-V, Mazda CX-5, or even Nissan X-Trail. But how much higher? Curiously, Proton doesn’t provide any official fuel consumption data for the Proton X70, which is powered by a turbocharged 1.8-litre direct injection engine.A similarly turbocharged but 1.5-litre Honda CR-V 1.5 TC-P has a claimed fuel consumption of 7.0-litre/100 km. The

Hans

Hans

Jan 7, 2020

Ratings: Mazda CX-5 2.5L Turbo fuel consumption, did not score very well but still acceptable

Mazda claims that their Mazda CX-5 2.5L Turbo AWD has a rated fuel consumption of 8.2 L/100 km but how realistic is it in the real world? We put the Mazda CX-5 2.5L Turbo AWD through our WapCar fuel consumption test and here are our results.The CX-5 2.5 Turbo AWD is powered by a 2.5-litre turbocharged 4-cylinder SkyActiv-G petrol engine paired to a 6-speed automatic transmission with all-wheel drive.The engine packs 230 PS and 420 Nm of torque which makes it the most powerful petrol-powered SUV

Adrian Chia

Adrian Chia

Apr 23, 2020

Proton X50 fuel consumption – 6.1L/100 km, over 730 km range

The Proton X50 will very likely be the national carmakers next model launch but dont expect it to appear in showrooms anytime soon.Proton X50 Engine SpecWe all know that the new compact crossover SUV will be based on the Geely Binyue and the Malaysian market will most certainly feature the 1.5-litre 3-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine and 7-speed dual-clutch transmission.In China, the Binyue is offered with a 1.0-litre 3-cylinder turbo petrol but thats mated exclusively to a 6-speed manual tra

Adrian Chia

Adrian Chia

Nov 18, 2019

2020 Proton X70 CKD fuel consumption test, 7.6L/100km possible?

The 2020 Proton X70 CKD is powered by a 1.8-litre turbocharged 4-cylinder engine that produces 184 PS and 300 Nm of torque, mated to a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission (DCT). Proton claims the X70 CKD returns 7.6-litre/100 km, so we put it to the test.All tyres were inflated according to the manufacturers recommended tyre pressure of 230 kPa (cold tyres) for all four tyres. Then the Proton X70’s 60-litre fuel tank was brimmed.Driving behaviour was as per a normal driver, accelerating and b

Shaun

Shaun

Feb 20, 2021

Ratings Comparison: Proton X70 vs Honda CR-V vs Mazda CX-5 - Fuel consumption

The Proton X70, Honda CR-V, and Mazda CX-5 feature turbocharged engines with different capacities at 1.8-litre, 1.5-litre and 2.5-litre respectively. And they weigh differently from each other as well. How do they fare in real-world driving? Let’s dig in. Facts and Figures   Proton X70 Premium (CBU) Honda CR-V 1.5 TC-P Mazda CX-5 Turbo Engine 1.8L 4-cyl turbo 1.5L 4-cyl turbo 2.5L 4-cyl turbo Transmission 6-speed AT CVT 6-speed AT Power

Shaun

Shaun

Jul 3, 2020

Ratings: Nissan X-Trail 2.0L fuel consumption, slightly above average score

Nissan claims that the rated fuel consumption for the Nissan X-Trail 2.0L is 13.4km/litre, which translates to about 7.5 litres per 100 km. We put the Nissan X-Trail through our WapCar fuel consumption test and here are our results.To recap, the 2.0-litre engine naturally aspirated 4-cylinder engine produces 144 PS and 200 Nm of torque. Power is sent to the front wheels through a continuously variable transmission (CVT).The CVT keeps the engine operating at its optimum rev range to maximise fuel

Shaun

Shaun

Mar 25, 2020

Perodua Ativa (D55L) fuel consumption, lower than Proton X50 & Aruz, up to 680 km per tank

The 2021 Perodua Ativa (D55L) SUV is now open for booking and Perodua has very graciously announced the preliminary specification of their latest Proton X50 competitor.One of the details that they’ve announced is the powertrain. The Ativa will be powered by the 1KR-VET 1.0-litre 3-cylinder turbo petrol paired to a CVT automatic just like the Toyota Raize and Daihatsu Rocky.While Perodua did not disclose the output figures of their Ativa just yet, in Japan this engine makes 98 PS and 140 Nm

Adrian Chia

Adrian Chia

Feb 20, 2021

2020 Honda City 1.5L V - What's the real-world fuel consumption figure?

Powering the 2020 Honda City 1.5L V is a naturally aspirated 1.5-litre 4-cylinder DOHC i-VTEC engine that makes 121 PS and 145 Nm of torque. Drive goes to the front wheels via a CVT. Honda claims a fuel consumption figure of 5.4-litre/100 km, but what did it achieve in our fuel consumption test? Let’s find out.Our standard operating procedureWe have our own SOPs too, you know. First up, the tyre pressure was inflated to the manufacturers recommended specs of 230 kPa (cold tyres) for the fr

Shaun

Shaun

Jan 13, 2021

2019 Proton Saga 1.3L 4AT Has An Official Fuel Consumption Of 6.7L/100km

6.7L/100 km based on the NEDC cycle Unchanged from previous 1.3L CVT Significant improvement from the Saga BLM 4-AT2019 Proton Saga TransmissionThe recently launched Proton Saga facelift saw the reintroduction of the 4-speed torque converter automatic transmission replacing the Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT). In 2011, Proton was adamant that the CVT promised better fuel consumption and lower maintenance so the switch back to a conventional torque converter makes it appear that Proton

Adrian Chia

Adrian Chia

Aug 22, 2019

VW Passat as efficient as Axia? Top 5 cars tested with lowest fuel consumption - WapCar Ratings

At WapCar.my, we put every car through the scrutiny of Ratings tests. Every aspect such as driving performance, fuel consumption, or even price and maintenance are evaluated accordingly. To date, we have sampled well over 40 cars and you can check out the full Ratings list here.In this article, well go through the top 5 cars with the lowest fuel consumption during our tests.Before we start, do note that our method of testing relies on the fuel station’s pump, which in turn relies on pressu

Shaun

Shaun

Apr 15, 2021

10 tips on how to save money on your car's fuel cost

Apart from insurance and maintenance, another big ticket item that we have to spend on our cars is fuel. Sure, fuel price is at the lowest now due to the Covid-19 pandemic, but that doesn’t mean you are permanently immune from rising fuel cost, or you can't improve things further.As a general rule of thumb, you should always read through your car's owner’s manual and look for the recommended grade of fuel required, as well as recommended driving/maintenance habits. Here

Zamil Syaheer

Zamil Syaheer

May 22, 2020

Proton X70 1.8T 2WD fuel consumption, 7.5L/100 km possible only if you don't get stuck in traffic jams  – Ratings

Ever wondered what is the fuel consumption of the Proton X70 1.8T 2WD? We put Proton X70 through our WapCar fuel consumption test and here are our Proton X70 fuel consumption test results.The Proton X70 Premium 2WD sold in Malaysia is powered by a 1.8-litre turbocharged direct-injection 4-cylinder petrol engine linked to a 6-speed automatic transmission.A conventional 6-speed automatic and turbocharged engine is not the most ideal combination for fuel economy. The Proton X70s 1,695 kg kerb weigh

Adrian Chia

Adrian Chia

Jan 23, 2020

2019 Proton Persona 1.6L fuel consumption, 5.03L/100 km achievable?

During the Proton 1 Tank Adventure back in 2019, the lowest fuel consumption recorded in the 2019 Proton Persona 1.6L was 5.03-litre/100 km. However, the drivers were most definitely hypermiling the Persona with the air conditioning off and whatnot. We’ve tested it in normal conditions and here’s our result.As per our SOP (it has always been constant), all tyres were inflated according to the manufacturers recommended tyre pressure. Then the Proton Persona’s 40-litre fuel tank

Shaun

Shaun

Feb 27, 2021

How fuel efficient is the Toyota Yaris?

The 1.5-litre naturally aspirated heart of the 2019 Toyota Yaris is a familiar unit. The 2NR-FE engine is one that powers the Toyota Vios and has been in use since UMW Toyota gave the sedan an update in 2016. Back then, UMW claims that the new engine was an effort for better fuel efficiency, and the Yaris definitely proves itself to be a fuel sipping car. Mated to a CVT with seven sequential gears, the Yaris’ engine produces 107 PS and 140 Nm, 13 PS less than Honda Jazz. It&

Jerrica

Jerrica

Feb 10, 2020

Ratings: 2021 Perodua Ativa 1.0 AV – Unbeatable price, but higher fuel consumption than expected

The 2021 Perodua Ativa is one of the most anticipated cars this year and to make things more interesting, we bought one for a long-term review. But that doesn’t mean the Ativa gets any preferential treatment. We treat every car that goes through the Ratings test equally and judge based on its segment.With that out of the way, let’s dive into the Perodua Ativa 1.0 AV.2021 Perodua Ativa 1.0 AV: Driving Performance – 28/50 pts, decent low-end torque 2021 Perodua Ativa 1.0 AV

Shaun

Shaun

Apr 11, 2021

All-new 2020 Nissan Almera fuel consumption, over 800 km range per full tank?

The all-new 2020 Nissan Almera (N18) just made its ASEAN debut with Thailand market had the honour to host the regional premiere.All-new 2020 Nissan Almera EngineSharp styling and abundant features aside, the fourth generation Nissan Almera is now equipped with an advanced HRA0 1.0-litre 3-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine and an Xtronic CVT automatic. The turbo mill makes 100 PS and 152 Nm of torque to drive the front wheels.All-new 2020 Nissan Almera Fuel TankWhile the powertrain and equipme

Adrian Chia

Adrian Chia

Nov 15, 2019

How many PSI / kPa do I have to pump into my tyres?

Checking our tyre pressure is an integral part of owning a car. But sadly not many car owners perform this check as often as they are supposed to.As my colleague, Eric, has highlighted, your tyre pressure easily affects your car's handling, ride and comfort and even your fuel consumption! So now you know the benefits of checking on your tyres constantly and keeping them well filled, but do you know how much air to pump into your tyres?There are two types of units that car manufacturers

Jerrica

Jerrica

Oct 20, 2019

Ratings: 2020 Proton X50 1.5 TGDI - High fuel consumption, but a good all-rounder

An exciting new choice for a B-segment SUV is the Proton X50. Segment rivals include the Honda HR-V and Mazda CX-3.Some fell head over heels for the Proton X50 upon its launch, while some are still on the fence on this vibrant little SUV. To break things down more objectively, we shall put it through our WapCar rating system.Lets see how the Proton X50 scores.2020 Proton X50 1.5 TGDI: Driving Performance - 35/50 pts, Its quick for what it is 2020 Proton X50 1.5 TGDI Flagship - Facts and Fig

Arif

Arif

Jan 10, 2021

Ratings: 2020 Volkswagen Passat 2.0 TSI Elegance - Good score in fuel consumption, 186 pts overall

This week, were moving on to D-segment sedans in the WapCar Ratings. Starting with the 2020 Volkswagen Passat 2.0 TSI Elegance, well evaluate all aspects from driving performance to purchase and cost.Volkswagen PassatDriving Performance – 37/50 pts, torquey engine and agile handling 2020 Volkswagen Passat 2.0 TSI Elegance - Facts and Figures Engine 2.0L 4-cylinder turbo Transmission 7-speed dual-clutch automatic Power 190 PS @ 4,180 - 6,000 rpm Torque 3

Shaun

Shaun

Oct 26, 2020

Top 5 brand new fuel-efficient cars in Malaysia that aren’t Perodua

To most average Malaysians, one of the key factors in buying a car is good fuel economy and for a lot of them, the choice is obvious: Perodua. It’s a no-brainer really, they’re cheap but reliable and fuel-efficient.There’s no denying that Peroduas like the Bezza and Axia are the go-to choice for fuel-efficient automobiles but at WapCar, we want to stand out. Besides, what’s wrong with spreading out your options? With that out of the way, here are 5 brand new fuel-efficien

CY Foong

CY Foong

Aug 5, 2020

Honda City vs Nissan Almera vs Toyota Vios: Which B-segment in Malaysia offers the best fuel economy?

With claimed fuel consumption for all these newly-introduced B-segment sedans hovering below the 6-litre/100 km mark (2020 Toyota Vios: 5.8-litre/100 km, 2020 Honda City: 5.4-litre/100 km, 2020 Nissan Almera: 5.4-litre/100 km), which one of these non-national B-segment sedans will offer the best fuel consumption under real-world conditions? Fuel Economy (Claimed, L/100 km) Nissan Almera 5.4 Toyota Vios 5.8 Honda City 5.4 To find out, we pitted all three models thro

Eric

Eric

Dec 17, 2020

Perodua Myvi – How much to maintain, what's the monthly payment?

For those shopping for a B-segment hatchback, the default option for many Malaysians is the Perodua Myvi.The other alternative is the Proton Iriz, but we’ll get into that later.In this article, we’ll take a closer look at the Perodua Myvi’s pros and cons, as well as the estimated monthly payment to see if it’s the right car for you.Pros and ConsHeadlining the Perodua Myvi is its value-for-money preposition. For a car that costs less than RM 53k, the potential buyer does g

Eric

Eric

Sep 11, 2020

Oil-rich Saudi Arabia bans 16 carmakers for failing fuel standards

Saudi Arabia is one of the biggest producers of oil in the world and as the price of oil is cheap there, it’s common to see large SUVs roaming the streets of Riyadh and Jeddah.However, even the Saudis realise how important it is to improve fuel efficiency standards and they’re getting serious about it.According to Gulf News, the Saudi General Ports Authority has temporarily banned imports from 16 car companies for failing to submit their supply plan and commitment to comply with new

CY Foong

CY Foong

Sep 22, 2020

Which side is my car's fuel lid on? Left side? Right side?

As part of the motoring media, we are required to jump into many cars and drive around to test out the real world practicality of cars available on the market.Sometimes we are given cars for more than the standard 3 days. Like the Volvo XC40 T5 that Volvo Malaysia has kindly loan me for video purposes for a total of 10 days.Guess which side the Volvo XC40's fuel lid is on!The XC40 has a recorded fuel consumption at 7.7 litres/ 100km and I think it’s totally believable as the SUV made t

Jerrica

Jerrica

Oct 18, 2019

How to get your car loan approved? Here are 5 things that affect your chances

In 1949, the loan tenure for a VW Beetle was 12 months with an interest rate of 9 % per annum. Things have changed. In Malaysia today, car loan tenures are usually of 5,7, or even 9 years with interest rates hovering around 3% per annum (calculated on principal). Cars are getting more expensive and are almost impossible to purchase without using a loan.But is taking a car loan a bad financial decision? Well, it depends on your financial circumstances (mainly your income), how much you benefit fr

Arif

Arif

Jan 28, 2021

2021 Perodua D55L to be launched soon, when and how much? What will it be named?

It’s been more than a decade since Perodua last sold a compact SUV, last one being the Perodua Nautica. No, the Perodua Axia Style doesn’t count. But the Perodua D55L very much an SUV and here everything we know about it so far.Q: What will it be named?A: D55L is merely an internal code name and as history of Perodua would suggest, it will be given a name.Back in 2018, Perodua registered a few names including Aruz, Impax, and Lasaq. Since Aruz has been taken and Perodua has yet to tr

Shaun

Shaun

Feb 6, 2021