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For as low as RM 119k, should you buy a Mercedes-Benz A-Class W176 used?

Hot hatches were made famous when Volkswagen unleashed the Golf into the world. To join in with the fun, Mercedes-Benz too released a hatchback of their own. Not only does the Mercedes-Benz A-Class promise a fun drive, especially the previous generation W176, but it also plays the role of an entry-level model into the Mercedes-Benz brand. Now that prices are pegged as low as RM 119,000 should you consider a used W176? Common issues To find out more about the common issues on the A-Class W176, we


Jan 10, 2021

Owner Review: The King of S-Class by Mercedes-Benz - My W140 Mercedes-Benz S600

** This article is the personal experience of a 1995 Mercedes-Benz S600 owner and does not necessarily reflect the views of WapCar. Facebook: Jeff Ooi The W140 S-Class is often known as the last Mercedes to be "over-engineered", a Mercedes trait that was costing the company in product delays and over budgeting. According to Motor Trend, this action reportedly caused project cost overruns and resulted in the departure of Wolfgang Peter, Daimler-Benz's chief engineer. The vehicle is believed to ha

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Sep 3, 2020

Used Mercedes-Benz CLA for RM 105k, what are the issues to look out for?

Probably the sleekest and sexiest model in the Mercedes-Benz compact series is the Mercedes-Benz CLA. The CLA offered those that prefer a more modern look over the classic sedans that Mercedes-Benz had on offer a compromise with the CLA. Unfortunately, you can no longer purchase a standard CLA new as MBM only has the CLA 45 on sale now, but there are still plenty on the used car market. But what are the issues to look out for? Common issues To find out more about the common issues on the Mercede


Feb 7, 2021

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 Woodworth Why 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,

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Jul 22, 2020

The Mercedes-Benz CLS 260 is so stylish, there’s little left for power – 1.5L turbo, 184 PS

At the rate that things are progressing in many parts of the world, where governments are waging wars against high CO2 emissions cars and speeding, it’s inevitable that car buyers will soon trend towards lifestyle cars that are packed with the latest infotainment, powered by the smallest available engine. We have already seen this in Hong Kong, Singapore, and Japan, where 180 series engines are the norm for Mercedes-Benz A-Class and C-Class models. Here in Malaysia, the lowest available engine t


May 12, 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 Ravindranath My Aspiration Well, 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 person

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Jul 5, 2020

Buying a used W212 Mercedes-Benz E-Class? Here are the common problems to look out for

When it comes to luxury cars, the brand synonymous for the premium market is no doubt Mercedes-Benz. Anybody from a less savvy car person to automotive enthusiasts would dream of buying into the brand as a lifestyle upgrade. But not everybody wants to buy a Mercedes new because, you know, resale value, so what can you do about that? Allow us to direct your attention to a used W212 Mercedes-Benz E-Class. Why a Mercedes-Benz E-Class you ask? The E-Class is the core model for Mercedes-Benz, just li


Nov 21, 2020

Mercedes-Benz Malaysia gets connected with Mercedes me services

Along with the launch of the Mercedes-Benz GLC and GLC Coupe, Mercedes-Benz Malaysia also launched the Mercedes me services. The full suite of connected services will be available from 2020 onwards. Mercedes me allows car owners to remain connected to their cars via their mobile devices. Whether it is starting the engine, getting customer support or simply just checking the fuel level in their cars, owners can easily control the car from an app. All owners need to do is install the app on their


Dec 11, 2019

Operations at Mercedes-Benz Malaysia and Mercedes-Benz Services Malaysia are up and running

As the Movement Control Order (MCO) eases up, Mercedes-Benz Malaysia and Mercedes-Benz Services Malaysia resume its business with strict health and safety protocols in place following approval given by the government. Mercedes-Benz dealerships nationwide will reopen, pending approval by the government, and maintenance or repairs carried out at dealerships will be conducted with stringent health protocols. The local assembly plant in Pekan, Pahang resumes its operations from 13 May 2020. Vehicle


May 13, 2020

Mercedes-Benz Malaysia explains why we can’t have the EQC yet

Mercedes-Benz Malaysia is ready to introduce its EQ brand of electric vehicles (EVs) in Malaysia but for that to happen, the company needs a certain level of assurance in terms of long-term stability with regards to the government’s direction and better clarity in our National Automotive Policy (NAP). Speaking at a virtual meeting with the Malaysian media yesterday, Dr. Claus Weidner, President & CEO of Mercedes-Benz Malaysia said, “As we have always said, we are looking into the feasibility of


Feb 18, 2021

Mercedes-Benz Malaysia led the premium segment in 2019

With a total of 10,020 cars sold and a 1.8 percent market share in 2019, Mercedes-Benz Malaysia (MBM) retains its lead in the premium luxury segment. Although it is a decline from the previous year at 13,079 units. Key launches that took place includes the E-Class with the debuting the E350 AMG Line, E200 Avantgarde and the E300 Exclusive Line, the A-Class sedan with models A200 and A250, the latest GLC and GLE SUV models, the Mercedes-AMG A35, the Mercedes-AMG GT R and GT C. The year also witne


Jan 23, 2020

Spied: 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLB caught, Malaysia launch next?

The 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLB has been caught undisguised in Indonesia, hinting that the model will be launched there very soon. Thanks to rarecarind’s Instagram page, we can see that Indonesia will get the GLB 200, powered by a 1.33-litre turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine that does 163 PS at 5,500 rpm and 250 Nm from 1,620 rpm to 4,000 rpm. The engine is mated to a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. Codenamed X247, the Mercedes-Benz GLB is positioned between the Mercedes-Benz GLA a


May 20, 2020

The original Baby Benz – The history of the Mercedes-Benz W201

When the Mercedes-Benz W201 made its debut in December 1982, its looks were far from unique. However, the entry-level model that slotted below the E-Class, S-Class, and SL-Class in Mercedes-Benz’s line-up has become a truly sought-after model and a symbol for the German brand’s future endeavour. The timeless shape and design were penned by Bruno Sacco. Its sharp lines were reminiscent of its siblings, giving it a very distinct, Teutonic Mercedes-Benz look. This W201 was also known as the Baby Be

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Sep 12, 2020

Mercedes-Benz Malaysia gesa Malaysia lebih maju dalam pelaksanaan kereta elektrik?

Mercedes-Benz telah maju selangkah dengan barisan model EQ untuk model kereta elektrik. Walaubagaimanapun, Mercedes-Benz Malaysia masih sangsi untuk memperkenalkan model tersebut di negara ini. Dalam suatu wawancara virtual bersama media, Dr. Claus Weidner, Presiden & CEO Mercedes-Benz Malaysia berkata “Kami (MBM) melihat kebolehlaksanaan untuk memperkenalkan apa sahaja kenderaan termasuklah model EQ.” Walaubagaimanapun, Dr. Claus Weidner turut menambah terdapat 2 faktor utama kebolehlaksanaan (


Feb 23, 2021

New insurance plans for your Mercedes-Benz vehicle

Mercedes-Benz Services Malaysia (MBSM) has three new protection plans for all Mercedes-Benz car owners. The plans, known as Star Protect and Star Protect Plus, along with the new Takaful plan cover things from offering owners a replacement car for up to 20 days to reimbursement of car key replacement cost. The new premium motor insurance and takaful plan cover things such as temporary Mercedes-Benz replacement vehicle benefit for up to 20-days per period of insurance if the car is sent to an aut


Jul 6, 2020

Mercedes-Benz Malaysia jelaskan sebab EV EQC belum tiba di Malaysia

Mercedes-Benz Malaysia sudah bersedia untuk memperkenalkan jenama ‘EQ’ mereka yang terdiri daripada kenderaan elektrik (EV) di Malaysia. Tapi, sebelum perkara ini menjadi realiti, syarikat tersebut memerlukan lebih kepastian dari segi kestabilan jangkamasa panjang. Perkara ini bergantung kepada hala tuju kerajaan serta Polisi Automotif Nasional (NAP) yang diharap lebih jelas. Dr. Claus Weidner, Presiden dan Ketua Pegawai Eksekutif Mercedes-Benz Malaysia, berkata, “Seperti yang kami selalu kataka


Feb 28, 2021

All-new 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA to launch in Malaysia on 15 Dec, more expensive than BMW X1?

Mercedes-Benz Malaysia have announced that the all-new 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA (H247 generation) will be launched via an online, digital premiere event on Facebook on 15 December, 11 am. The launch of the GLA, a 5-seater compact SUV comes about 4 months after the launch of its 5+2 seater sister car, the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLB. Together with the A-Class hatchback, A-Class sedan, B-Class, and CLA-Class, the GLA and GLB complete Mercedes-Benz’s MFA-II platform compact car family. Mechanically, all t


Dec 11, 2020

Penang Chief Minister responds to backlash over new Mercedes-Benz S-Class

After raising many eyebrows stepping out of a brand new 2019 Mercedes-Benz S560e, Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow has given a response to acknowledge the backlash for his new ride. Chow responded that the government could have decided on a better time to replace his official car. He told The Star: “I take note of all the views and I would like to clarify that we followed the proper administrative process before purchasing the car. “But as the chief minister, if there is an offended party who


Jan 11, 2021

Mercedes-Benz Malaysia Commemorates 15 Years Of Production At Pekan Plant

100,000th vehicle has rolled out from the Pekan plant First CKD left-hand drive C-Class to be exported to Philippines in August 2019 Pekan plant also upgraded with advanced technology and automated production facilities Mercedes-Benz Malaysia has commemorated 15 years of production at its local production facility in Pekan, Pahang. Further adding to the historic milestone is the roll-out of the 100,000th vehicle from the Pekan facility. Mercedes-Benz Malaysia has also started production of left-


Aug 26, 2019

Mercedes-Benz MBUX is the best out there, but..

Mercedes-Benz User Experience, or MBUX for short, is the company’s latest and greatest infotainment to date. How so? For starters, you can speak to the infotainment system, issuing commands like “Hey Mercedes, I’m feeling warm” and the car would then lower the air-conditioning temperature. All these can be done without the driver touching the air-conditioning controls. This is made possible by Linguatronic, Mercedes-Benz’s own ‘Siri’ voice command system. Then there’s the completely revamped use


Oct 25, 2019

Usaha disanjung, Mercedes-Benz Malaysia anugerahkan Pengedar Terbaik Tahun 2020

Hari minggu yang lalu, Mercedes-Benz Malaysia (MBM) telah menyampaikan anugerah Dealer of the Year untuk pengedar yang telah bertungkus-lumus dalam memberikan perkhidmatan yang terbaik kepada pelanggan mereka. Sejumlah 7 kategori telah dipertandingkan oleh pengedar MBM. Antaranya ialah Best in Customer Services, Best in Financial Services, Best in Business Excellence, Best in Sales, Best in Customer Satisfaction Index (CSI), dan Most Improved Dealer. Apapun, anugerah yang paling besar ialah The


Mar 30, 2021

Mercedes-Benz Malaysia releases a new GLA variant

The facelifted GLA, which was launched in 2017, gets a new Style Line variant. The GLA Style Line is priced at RM 223,888 on-the-road without insurance. RM 21,000 cheaper or shall we say, less expensive than the Night Edition. Powertrain remains the same with the 1.6-litre turbocharged in-line 4 rated at 156 PS and 250 Nm, sending power through a 7-speed 7G-DCT dual-clutch transmission. Differences include an 18-inch 5-twin-spoke light-alloy wheels and additional inserts in high-gloss chrome on


Oct 10, 2019

Spyshot: All-new Mercedes-Benz B-Class caught in Malaysia, launch soon?

The all-new third-generation Mercedes-Benz B-Class is expected to be launched in Malaysia soon, as we have just received spyshots of the new model. We understand that Mercedes-Benz Malaysia is set to introduce the all-new Mercedes-Benz B-Class in the B200 trim, which is likely be priced from RM 239,888. The new model occupies a market segment that was once shared with the BMW 2 Series Active Tourer, but BMW Malaysia has since discontinued this model, leaving the B-Class as the sole option. The a


Oct 4, 2019

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 Chua Some 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 your own car to

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Jul 24, 2020

Pros and Cons: 2020 Mercedes-Benz C200 AMG Line - Punchy engine but punishing ride

Earlier this year, Mercedes-Benz Malaysia introduced the updated 2020 Mercedes-Benz C200 AMG Line with a 2.0-litre turbocharged 4-cylinder engine, replacing the previous 1.5-litre mild hybrid powertrain. The update also brought the AMG Line package back (pre-facelift C200 had AMG Line option) to the C200, which previously wore the Avantgarde trim. With all the AMG Line goodies, the 2020 Mercedes-Benz C200 is priced at RM 251,587 (with SST exemption). But enough recap, you can read about what’s n


Dec 20, 2020

Mercedes-Benz tweeted a tease for the all-new Mercedes-Benz GLA

Mercedes-Benz is counting down the minutes to the world premier of the all-new Mercedes-Benz GLA with a teaser video on the brand’s official Twitter account. A teaser sketch of the facelift GLA, released a few days ago shows that the compact SUV will feature even more rounded edges than the pre-facelift. The rounded edges prove that the all-new GLA is staying true to Mercedes’s wish to create a greater point of difference from the larger cars and the compact car range. The teaser video on Twitte


Dec 11, 2019

Owner Review: When luxury meets practicality - My Mercedes-Benz R-Class

** This article is the personal experience of a 2008 Mercedes-Benz R320 CDI 4Matic owner and does not necessarily reflect the views of WapCar. Facebook: David Chan Chong Background Story Before I go on about my car, a little background about myself. I am a car buff albeit self –proclaimed. Been part of various forums and even helped relatives and friends make car choices whilst in my teens. I have always liked the left field choice in my cars even when it comes from a mainstay car make. Why foll

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Aug 6, 2020

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLB launched in Malaysia; From RM 269k, 5+2 seating

Mercedes-Benz Malaysia (MBM) has added yet another model to their compact SUV line-up in the form of the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLB. The GLB retails from RM 269,118, comes standard with MBUX, third-row seats and will be fully imported (CBU) from Mexico. If you’re wondering about the difference between this new SUV and the Mercedes-Benz GLA, the GLB is a larger and more practical version of the smaller GLA. With a wheelbase of 2,829 mm, the GLB’s wheelbase is actually 10 cm longer than even the Merce


Sep 22, 2020

Spied: All-new W206 2021 Mercedes-Benz C-Class' interior, no more floating screen

In the current W205 Mercedes-Benz C-Class, some have criticized the floating screen mounted above the air vents, saying that it looks out of place or as if someone just stuck an iPad on it. Well, that appears to be no longer the case for the upcoming W206 C-Class as seen in this spy shot. Many parts of the car are covered, like the door cards, a portion of the dashboard, and even the logo. But what makes this recognizable as a Mercedes-Benz are the instrument cluster with a horizontal screen and


Apr 23, 2020

2021 (W213) Mercedes-Benz E-Class facelift launching in February in Thailand, Malaysia next?

Less than a year since its global debut, the 2021 (W213) Mercedes-Benz E-Class facelift is set to arrive in Thailand come February 2021, reports HeadLight Magazine. Like the G30 BMW 5 Series facelift that was recently launched in Thailand, two powertrains are expected – a diesel and plug-in hybrid (PHEV). More specifically, the Mercedes-Benz E220d and E300e. The Mercedes-Benz E220d is powered by a 2.0-litre 4-cylinder turbodiesel engine that makes 194 PS and 400 Nm of torque. A 9-speed automatic


Jan 29, 2021