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How to tell if a person is a good driver

Image creditTo me, driving has always been a point of pride and satisfaction to me. It has always been about the journey, never the destination. Since the day I got my license, I have always been looking, finding, trawling for ways to improve and be a better driver. My logic was simple, having better drivers out there means a safer road environment for everyone. An entire day under the sun, inhaling dust, exhaust and tyre smoke, whod do that?!It was on the premise of improving road safety that I

Jason

Jason

Mar 4, 2021

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

Owner Review: Moving Forward With My Life - How I Got My Honda City

** This article is the personal experience of a 2016 Honda City 1.5V owner and does not necessarily reflect the views of Wapcar.Facebook: Min Tze KhorA Little Bit of HistoryMy first car was 1st gen Proton Saga (manual transmission) which was passed down by my father, and the second car I drove was 1st gen Proton Waja (manual transmission) which was also passed down by my father. Back in 2016 when I was sent to work in a rural area in Terengganu, I got to drive the Proton Waja for about 5hou

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Owner Review

Jul 8, 2020

My New Car: Interior feels more expensive than Audi and Mercedes - My 2020 Mazda 3 Sedan High Variant

** 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 Mazda 3 Sedan High Variant, approximately RM150k Reasons why I bought this carMy wife and I had owned a Honda City since 2012 and we were about to finish paying our car loan, so we decided to upgrade our car and started scouting around the C-segment cars.Car Selection Process I had a budget of RM130k Model(s)

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Owner Review

Dec 3, 2020

Owner Review: Finding my new daily driver - Proton Saga Premium 2019

** This article is the personal experience of a 2019 Proton Saga Premium owner and does not necessarily reflect the views of WapCar.Facebook: Shahrul NizamFinding a New Daily Driver In March 2020, I was looking for a new daily driver to replace my ageing first car, the Honda Civic Ferio EK3 (M) which is having various mechanical problems.  I’m not fancying for Honda City, Jazz or even Toyota Vios because of high monthly instalment rate over MYR500. This led me to only have 3

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Owner Review

Aug 7, 2020

Owner Review: My family own this car since I was born and now it's mine - My 1997 (The JET) Proton Saga Iswara 1.3S

** 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 car1997 (The JET) Proton Saga Iswara 1.3SReasons why I bought this carMy family needed a car for transporting a baby (which was me by the way). The reason we picked this car because at the time it had massive boot space and ample room in the cabin and we heard stories of how reliable the Mitsubishi version Saga’s

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Wapcar UGC

Dec 12, 2020

Owner Review: A Car That I Can't Resist- My Story With My Toyota Yaris

** This article is the personal experience of a 2019 Toyota Yaris owner and does not necessarily reflect the views of WapCarFacebook: Mike MaximilianoI fell in love with the Toyota Yaris the moment Toyota has teased it to the world. Being a college student, my options were limited by my parents. During the 2019 Malaysian Autoshow, I was taken aback by its design and features it has. Air conditioning, headlamps with follow-me-home function, an infotainment display, and electrochromic rearvie

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Owner Review

Jul 2, 2020

Owner Review: My dream car is a Hyundai - My story of my Hyundai Elantra

** This article is the personal experience of a 2019 Hyundai Elantra owner and does not necessarily reflect the views of WapCar.Facebook: Vijay SaravanenI always loved the sleekly, sexy, and sporty design of Hyundai Elantras I see on the road. I told myself my next car change would be a Hyundai Elantra. I was already driving the Hyundai Accent 1.5 (Aeroback) 2007 Model. Over the years, I have owned Proton Saga 1.3 (Aeroback), Proton Wira 1.5 (Sedan), Proton Satria1.3, Exora 1.6(MPV), a

Owner Review

Owner Review

Sep 7, 2020

Advanced Driver Assistance Systems ADAS, more harm than good?

In my line of work as an advanced driving instructor, I have had the opportunity to sample and demonstrate Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) for many brands. Having had a taste of these systems, I am glad that more and more carmakers are taking the effort to constantly improve road safety and increase driver comfort in their product offerings.ADAS features such as Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) is immensely useful in avoiding or mitigating a collision if the driver fails to do so (fo

Jason

Jason

Jul 16, 2020

Owner Review: Met Some Problems with My 2020 Proton X70 Premium X. Do I Regret Buying It?

** This article is the personal experience of a 2020 Proton X70 Premium X owner and does not necessarily reflect the views of WapCarAndy Chin Woon FookShopping For the Car I Need12th February 2020 was a historical date for Malaysian to witness the launching of Proton X70 CKD. Before decision was made and due to competition of SUV market, I did step my foot on Mazda CX5, Peugeot 3008, Honda CRV 1.5T and Nissan X-Trail Hybrid. Based on my personal opinion, there are pros and cons for every model,

Owner Review

Owner Review

Jun 21, 2020

How to survive a car crash? Don't be stupid with your seatbelts

Have you ever come across kids jumping at the backseat of a car, while you’re stopped at a red light? This is one of my biggest driving pet peeves, people not wearing seatbelts whilst travelling in their cars.We have seen countless times, crashes on the road that have resulted in people getting flung out of their cars. Why? Plain and simple, they weren’t wearing their seatbelts. How can something so intrinsically simple to do become such a widely-ignored habit? Sadly, it’s down

Jason

Jason

Jul 11, 2020

Mod My Car:  Shopping for a niche 15-year old car - My Subaru Impreza WRX STI

** This article is the personal experience of a 2005 Subaru Impreza WRX STI owner and does not necessarily reflect the views of WapCar.Timothy Tam↓↓↓ Press Here To Share Your Story ↓↓↓I first fell in love with JDMs back in 2003, fuelled by 2 Fast 2 Furious and Need For Speed: Underground. I used to spend hours on end customizing my cars on NFS:U and always wanted to own one of them one day, with the Skyline R34, Evo and Impreza being my favourites. Fast forward 15 y

Owner Review

Owner Review

Jul 21, 2020

Owner Review: Alternative to Uncle's Car? - My Process of Owning & Refining the BMW 320i

** This article is the personal experience of a 2016 BMW 320i Sport Line owner and does not necessarily reflect the views of WapCarFacebook: Andrew ChumPrior to Purchasing the BMW 320iThis is my current daily, a 2016 BMW 320i LCI Sport Line. I purchased this car back in early 2017 from Premium Selection after considering a numbered of cars in the same segment as well as a different segment with a similar price range. The survey started more than 6 months before settling down with

Owner Review

Owner Review

Jun 26, 2020

Owner Review:  Bang for the buck car - My 2019 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid

** This article is the personal experience of a 2019 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid HEV Plus 1.6 owner and does not necessarily reflect the views of WapCar.Subramaniam VenkatachalamKimchi cars do not attract much attention among car buyers in Malaysia, what more if it is a Hybrid? A big NO-NO. But this 2019 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid HEV Plus 1.6 is what I ended up with, and have no regrets to date. Before I begin, here is a little backstory, the first car that I drove was a 2008 Myvi 1.3 SXi. A family car that

Owner Review

Owner Review

Aug 20, 2020

Owner Review: So Proud of Getting a National Car! My Journey with the Proton Persona

** This article is the personal experience of a 2019 Proton Persona 1.6 Premium CVT owner and does not necessarily reflect the views of WapCarFacebook: Louis LimMy white 2019 Proton Persona 1.6 Premium CVT was bought about 4 months ago at a price of around RM55k. As I was still a student going for internship soon at that time, I needed my first car to travel to work every day. Due to budget constraint, I had to choose a local car that fits my budget. Therefore, I was left with a few choices

Owner Review

Owner Review

Jun 19, 2020

Owner Review: My "Abah-Abah's car" – A pilot feeling being in a Honda Civic FB

** This article is the personal experience of a 2015 Honda Civic 2.0S owner and does not necessarily reflect the views of WapCar.Facebook: Mat Nasir↓↓↓ Press Here To Share Your Story ↓↓↓About my Honda CivicIf we story about Honda’s car, I’m pretty sure what crossed in our minds was the Civic. The Honda Civic is not the first model of Honda but Civic makes Honda become famous. Almost 20 million units sold worldwide and this C segment Sedan become num

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Owner Review

Jul 27, 2020

Owner Review: My Perodua Kelisa - Great car for those who are thinking of getting their first car

** This article is the personal experience of a 2003 Perodua Kelisa 1.0GXi Manual owner and does not necessarily reflect the views of WapCar.Shermann Jit SinghMy small Little Kelisa is a first Generation Perodua Kelisa from the year of 2003 with the 1.0GXi  Manual variant. My SLK short for Small Little Kelisa had an engine swap last year due to the standard engine being old and was high in mileage by the previous owner caused it to give way, as the piston rings were the main culprit. I had

Owner Review

Owner Review

Sep 14, 2020

Owner Review: A Car Built to Last a Lifetime - My 1990 Mercedes-Benz 260E

** This article is the personal experience of a 1990 Mercedes-Benz W124 260E owner and does not necessarily reflect the views of WapCar.Facebook: Allan WoodworthWhy did I buy this Mercedes-Benz 260E?My previous car was a Mercedes-Benz W123 230E, pictured below; the older generation predecessor of this W124 E-Class. I bought my current W124 in 2013, 7 years ago. The car was owned by a family friend who had it since new. It had 90k original kilometers on the meter and was in pristine condition, ev

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Owner Review

Jul 22, 2020

Mod My Car: Why did I modify an Honda Accord? My story of my 2008 Honda Accord

** This article is the personal experience of a2008 Honda Accord owner and does not necessarily reflect the views of WapCar.Facebook: Eric KuI bought my second hand 2008 Honda Accord back in 2017 when I was 19 years old. The reason why I bought it was because it was big and looked domineering.How it looked like when I bought itSoon after purchasing the car, I met a bunch of friends and joined their team, which came to be known as Team Lowered. We then started our journey to make our cars beautif

Mod My Car

Mod My Car

Sep 21, 2020

My New Car: I would take this car over the Proton X50 anytime - My story of buying the 2020 Perodua Aruz 1.5 AV

** 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 Perodua Aruz 1.5 AV 2020Time of purchase: 9th November 2020Price of vehicle: RM73,226.00Reasons why I bought this carI needed a larger car with bigger boot space to carry around loads to deliver to my customer, which I find it hard to do that with my previous car, the infamous Perodua Axia Standard G 2016 as the boot space is ex

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Owner Review

Dec 5, 2020

Why I Buy: Love at second sight- My story of my Mazda CX-5

** This article is the personal experience of a 2020 Mazda CX5 new owner and does not necessarily reflect the views of WapCar.About My Car-Car info: 2020 Mazda CX5 2.0 High spec-Order date: September 2020-Delivery date: September 2020-Price: RM157k (incl. premium colour surcharge and ‘optional’ accessory package)-Promo, offer: 0% SSTReason to buy ExteriorThe exterior aspect of the vehicle that I will be driving everyday is one of my top priorities as I would want one t

Why I Buy

Why I Buy

Oct 16, 2020

Carmakers don't know how to tune suspension properly nowadays

Recently, I was ranting about how new cars are becoming increasingly uncomfortable. However, it seems unfair to only attribute one component of the car - which, in the aforementioned article, was wheel size - to a car having a bone-jarring ride. A cars ride and handling are chiefly determined by two things, wheel size and also suspension tuning. Photo credit: F Tuned Racing SuspensionTodays question is very simple, have carmakers lost the art of suspension tuning? Think about it, when did you la

Jason

Jason

Feb 16, 2021

Owner Review: Is this car really the poor man's BMW? - My story of my 2016 Mazda 3 BM

** This article is published on WapCar Community. Click the link below to enter the community for car enthusiasts in Malaysiahttps://www.wapcar.my/forumBasic information2016 Mazda3 BMReason why I bought this carFor daily driven use.Car selection process I had a budget of: RM130,000 Models that I have considered include: Honda Civic, 2nd Gen Mazda6 GH, Ford Mondeo Mk4. (Both the Mazda6 GH & Ford Mondeo were 2nd hand options)I very much enjoy the driving process and desire a daily drive car th

Owner Review

Owner Review

Jan 6, 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 Malaysiahttps://www.wapcar.my/forumBasic information2012 Honda Jazz Hybrid (CBU) a.k.a Honda Jazz/Fit "Hybrid" RS Reason why I bought this carHybrid 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 restUser experien

Owner Review

Owner Review

Dec 2, 2020

There's a new app to communicate with your BMW/MINI

BMW Group Malaysia has introduced the New My BMW App and the New MINI App to enable greater digital personalisation of the Premium Ownership Experience. The new applications will replace the BMW and MINI Connected Apps that are currently in use.The new My BMW App and MINI App both feature a new-look design, which is said to offer a simplified user experience and services that will better support individual electromobility in Malaysia.The new applications provide immediate access and management o

Shaun

Shaun

Mar 31, 2021

Millennials say car culture is for old people, who is to be blamed?

If you are reading this, it is safe to assume that you have some level of interest in cars. What about cars that made you interested in them? When and how did you started liking cars?For me, it was when a silver E24 BMW M635CSi pulled up next to my dad’s Proton Saga. I was 5 years old but I still vividly remembered everything. The second time was when my dad was driving on the then new North South Highway. I was sleeping when my dad yelled at me to wake up, telling me to look at the P

Hans

Hans

Jun 20, 2020

Truck driver who sideswiped another car gets rewarded with free plane tickets for honesty

They say “honesty is the best policy” and it couldn’t be truer when it comes to this incident in Singapore where a truck driver was rewarded for owing up to side-swiping another person’s car. Not only was he rewarded with plane tickets to bring his family over, but many other chain brands also joined in with dishing out rewards.The note says: Driver Wang Yao Wen, Ive accidentally hit your car. Im so sorry, this is my contact number According to AsiaOne, the truck driver i

Jerrica

Jerrica

Nov 6, 2020

Owner Review: The Everyday Sports Car - Living With My Lotus Elise

** This article is the personal experience of a 2008 Lotus Elise 1.8 S owner and does not necessarily reflect the views of WapCar.Facebook: Kelvin TeeThe Everyday Sports CarCars, what are they to you? A tool to get from A to B? A fun, great (not to mention pricy) hobby?This is a story about the car that I love and adore. A 2008 Lotus Elise 1.8 S. People have various reasons for owning a car but for myself, it has always been more than a tool for going around and about. I

Owner Review

Owner Review

Jul 22, 2020

Owner Review: Young-timer classic review - My Mercedes-Benz W201 190E 1.8

** This article is the personal experience of a 1992 Mercedes-Benz W201 190E 1.8 owner and does not necessarily reflect the views of WapCar.Facebook: YJ ChuaSome of you may have read another column that I wrote (long-term review of my GLC43 in Australia). This time, I’ll be writing on a car that couldn’t be more different.Not too long ago, my visa status changed, and I was given 6 months to convert my Malaysian driving license to a Victorian one. In Victoria, you have to bring y

Owner Review

Owner Review

Jul 24, 2020

Owner Review: The Kompressor Engine - How I met my Mercedes-Benz C200K

** This article is the personal experience of a 2008 Mercedes-Benz C200K owner and does not necessarily reflect the views of WapCar.Facebook: Harindranath RavindranathMy AspirationWell, before I start on my car, a little bit about myself. I am a self-proclaimed car buff (totally my own opinion). So, when I was old enough to buy my own car, I decided I shall own cars that are known for something. Good design, great performance, unique shape, a great ride, etc. Boring cars that a normal

Owner Review

Owner Review

Jul 5, 2020