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Stuck at home during MCO? Here’s a list of awesome car movies to binge on!

In case you missed it, the whole of Malaysia except Sarawak will be observing the Movement Control Order (MCO) until 4 February 2021. While we can’t show our love for our cars by driving them, we can always sooth our souls with some car related action movies. Here’s a list of car movies that you can binge on during the lockdown! The rather mainstream films (No Fast and Furious movies included)Need for SpeedIf you’re looking for something to kick start your weekend, then Need f

JerricaJerrica

Jan 23, 2021

Top Rank: Proton, Toyota, Perodua top Malaysia's most-stolen cars list

It's not an easy topic, but it's worth knowing so you can take appropriate precautions. Here's the Vehicle Theft Reduction Council of Malaysia’s (VTREC) Industry Vehicle Theft Statistics for Q1 2020.The pictures here do not dictate the exact models or variants. A lot of these cars have been in the market for years, so it's a mix of variants across different model generations.10. Toyota Vellfire - 19 units stolen in Q1 2020The Vellfire has grown to be a favourite among

SanjaySanjay

Oct 3, 2020

What are the most expensive cars launched in 2020?

2020 is quite a challenging year but as the saying goes, the show must go on. And went on it did as Malaysia saw around 80 models launched this year.Despite movement restrictions for almost the whole year, that is still an impressive number all things considered. But while we have a list featuring 15 of the most important cars of the year, this time, we’re going to focus on most expensive cars that were launched in 2020.We’ll focus on 10 and some might have been sold out by the time

CY FoongCY Foong

Dec 19, 2020

Buying your first car? Here’s what you need to know

First car is like your first love; you’ll get excited about it, make mistakes along the way, discover your likes and dislikes, but you’ll always remember it and depending on the situation, you’ll realise that money seems to be flowing out rather quickly.Which is why it is important to know what you’re getting into when you buy your first car, because it's not as simple as merely paying the monthly installments and refueling the car.Let’s start with mai

ShaunShaun

Oct 14, 2019

Used Peugeot 308 (T7) for RM 20,000; Save cost on the car for the repairs?

Peugeots, unfortunately, are plagued by bad reputation. Low resale value being one of the worst rep it has, but these French babies are actually very comfortable and fun cars to drive. Probably the most popular model from Peugeot in Malaysia is the Peugeot 308, which is now on sale in the used car market for RM 20,000. Should you buy one?Standard Peugeot 308 4-doorFor this used car guide, we will focus on the Peugeot 308 T7 generation. The 308 is classified as a C-segment hatchback, but Nasim, t

JerricaJerrica

Feb 21, 2021

5-year waiting list for the Suzuki Jimny in Indonesia

With talks of the Suzuki Jimny being locally assembled in Indonesia, Autonetmagz mentioned that the waiting list for the Jimny has reached 60 months or 5 years.It is estimated that orders for the Suzuki Jimny have exceeded 3000 units, and Suzuki Indonesia is only able to fulfill 50 of them per month due to import restrictions (the Suzuki Jimny is currently imported from Japan). This gives a rough calculation for the waiting list of around 60 months or so.To refresh, the Suzuki Jimny is powered b

ShaunShaun

Dec 9, 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

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Jul 21, 2020

Toyota tops list of cars kept beyond 15 years, Prius owners most satisfied

Seven out of the top 10 car models kept by US car owners for 15 years or longer are made by Toyota, according to data compiled by car-focused search engine iseecars.com, which has tracked over 660,000 cars sold in the US between 1981 and 2005 for this study. Top 10 Brands Owners Keep for 15 Years or More Toyota 9.8% Honda 8.1% Subaru 8.0% Acura 7.9% Mazda 6.3% Mitsubishi 5.5% Hyundai 5.5% Chrysler 5.5% Nissan 5.3%

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Jan 21, 2021

25 years of the Honda CR-V - All you need for a family car

Currently in its fifth generation, the Honda CR-V is a spacious family car that is popular among Malaysians. Offered in both 2WD and 4WD, the former is preferred by many, since it mainly sees urban use.The urban SUV body style is so popular to the extent that even brands like Porsche and Lamborghini have at least one in their line-up.Being one of the early adopters and perhaps even pioneering the urban SUV body-style, the Honda CR-V deserves some recognition. But how did it all start? Well, we&r

ArifArif

Dec 19, 2020

Used car buying guide: ZC21 Suzuki Swift – Which variant to get, what to look out for

If youre in the market for a fun-to-drive hatchback that wont cost an arm and a leg to maintain, truth is, there arent many options out there. One such car is the Suzuki Swift.History of the Suzuki Swift in MalaysiaThe ZC21-generation Suzuki Swift made its Malaysian debut way back in 2005, fitted with a run-of-the-mill 1.5-litre petrol engine that does 100 PS and 133 Nm, mated to a four-speed automatic.Suzuki Malaysia also offered the sportier Swift Sport, powered by a high-revving 1.6-litre pe

EricEric

Oct 18, 2020

This is why there's still no confirmed price list for the Proton X50 yet

Bookings for the Proton X50 are opened but the obvious question on every prospective buyer’s mind is, “How am I supposed to book for a car when I don’t know the price?”Proton dealers nationwide are ready to accept a RM 500 booking fee for the Proton X50 but you can’t view the car at any showroom yet. Instead, Proton is organizing closed-door preview sessions to selected customers but if you are not on their preferred customers list, you’ll have to wait longer.

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Sep 20, 2020

Used Car Guide: RM 20k for a used Proton Preve, should you consider it?

When it made its debut in 2012, the Proton Preve was the most affordable C-segment sedan on the market and the spec-sheet was rather impressive as well. So, is it worth your consideration as a used car?During its 8-year run, the Preve was updated twice. It also helped Proton reach numerous milestones such as achieving the brands first 5-star rating at the Australasian New Car Assessment Programme (ANCAP).The Preve was also well-liked for its 1.6-litre CamPro CFE Turbo engine, Proton even cashed

JerricaJerrica

Nov 7, 2020

A new car with Android Auto from just RM50k? Here's the list of the cheapest cars with it

It is no surprise that I am a strong believer of Android Auto – it encompasses everything you could possibly ask for in an infotainment system, including voice command, navigation, and music streaming.There's no need to fawn over the Proton X70's voice command, which we have to add, doesn't come with Android Auto or Apple CarPlay. With Android Auto, you use voice control to read/reply WhatsApp messages and enter a destination to Google Maps or Waze, as well as selecting your pl

EricEric

Dec 5, 2019

Pros and Cons: Perodua Axia – The best car for young Malaysians?

If you wanted something small and affordable, it is very hard to look away from the Perodua Axia. Launched in 2014, the Axia has received two facelifts in 2017 and 2019. The first facelift gave the Axia a new VVT-equipped engine, and the second facelift removed the manual transmission from all variants except the “E”.Virtually unrivalled in its segment (A-segment hatchback), those shopping for the Axia might even consider the Proton Saga or the Perodua Bezza as alternatives.Should yo

ArifArif

Oct 14, 2020

Used car shopping: 6 tips for checking the engine

So, you want to buy a used car. Maybe it’s a project car, a unique car model you’ve always wanted, or a car model that’s not sold brand new in Malaysia. If your reason for buying a used car is a tight budget, you might want to consider other options like public transportation or a motorcycle.If you’re still here after reading that, we assume you’re serious about this, regardless of your reasons. Well, there’s a long list of things to look out for when buying u

ArifArif

Aug 15, 2020

The 7 most reliable engines in Malaysia, which cars have them?

A modern day’s car engine is typically developed to have a service life of around 15 years/250,000 km, provided that you diligently follow the recommended maintenance habits listed in the owner’s manual. Of course, there are many cars that can do a lot more.The problem with looking for a reliable engine is that they are often the ones with the least features. There are no two ways about it – with greater complexity and finer the tolerances, there is a higher probability of thin

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Jul 3, 2020

Who makes 2020's most reliable cars? What’s the 10 best car brands to buy from?

What’s the most reliable car brand? What brand should your next car be? Depending on who you ask, you will get different answers, depending on how they choose to make their assessment.If you were to ask the Americans at Consumer Reports, the best brands to buy are Porsche, Genesis, Subaru, Mazda, and Lexus, in that order.Something is clearly not right when a brand like Porsche tops the list of a consumer-friendly buying guide so take this with a pinch of salt. But Consumer Reports is

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Feb 28, 2020

Used car buying guide: GM2 Honda City - Which variant to get, what to look out for

Honda Malaysia just took the covers off the all-new 2020 Honda City, priced from RM 74,191.With the launch of a new model, prices of used City models will also dropped further, making a used Honda City a viable option for some.A little history on the GM2 Honda CityThe GM2 Honda City, also called the third-generation City, was introduced in Malaysia in late-2008.It replaced the controversial-looking GD8-generation model, which was the poster child for bad CVTs.Instead of a CVT-type automatic, Hon

EricEric

Oct 15, 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

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Sep 14, 2020

If you need a 9-year loan, you can’t afford the car, and do understand Rule of 78

“The interest is calculated based on the principal sum and not the remaining balance, that’s crazy!” That was the conversation I had a car company executive who has just been transferred from Europe to Malaysia.The topic of increasingly long loan tenures for auto loans is also becoming a concern in the US but how long is too long for them?7-year tenure auto loans now make up 20 percent of total US car loans – more than twice as many compared to 10 years ago. To many finan

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Jul 17, 2020

Owner Review: The Underrated Gem - Why the Kia Picanto EX is the Perfect Car for a First Time Owner

** This article is the personal experience of a 2018 Kia Picanto EX owner and does not necessarily reflect the views of WapCar.Facebook:  Zenyu LohChoosing My First Car - A Straightforward Choice?The story begins back in 2018 when I was scouting for options as my first ride. I have been heavily dependant on public transportation and good-will from friends and family alike for most of my commute needs up till this point. Naturally, as a fresh graduate, I would want something afford

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Jul 9, 2020

Here's a less talked about but equally important balik kampung travel check list

You’ve heard it time and again at every “balik kampung” festive season. Remember to check your car engine components’ condition, change your engine oil, make sure your tyres are in tip top condition before you start your journey…No doubt, these steps are important to follow, not only are you travelling further than your daily route causing more stress to the engine, there is also a possibility that you will get trapped in a 9-hour long traffic jam on the North-Sout

JerricaJerrica

Jan 17, 2020

Why Toyota's GR Yaris is the most exciting car from Toyota since the Lexus LFA

This article is contributed by the former editor of Malaysian Evo magazine, Daniel Wong, who currently resides in Australia. You can find more of his musings and articles on the motoring world at The Motor Muse.If there is one good thing about 2020, is that it is turning out to be a landmark year for the hot hatch. Earlier last week Mercedes-Benz Malaysia launched its 421PS Mercedes-AMG A45 S and 310PS A35. One can assume it will only be a matter of time till BMW Malaysia res

DanielDaniel

Jun 7, 2020

Owner Review: 2018 Proton Iriz 1.3 CVT - Going a different route when everybody was getting a Myvi?

** This article is the personal experience of a 2018 Proton Iriz 1.3 CVT owner and does not necessarily reflect the views of WapCar.Instagram: @andrengphotographyIt was two years ago when my mom decided to get herself a new car for daily commutes. She was looking for a hatchback and sedans were out of her list. Probably because she thought a sedan was too lengthy for her? In my opinion, a sedan gives you more boot space just in case you had lots of things to carry. She also wanted a new car too

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Aug 25, 2020

What paperwork do you need before selling your car?

Car photo created by standret - www.freepik.comIt’s time to sell your car. You’ve already figured out how to get the highest price and how to clean the interior, but how do you sell your car without going through a used car dealer?Assuming that you’ve somehow managed to find for a buyer that’s willing to buy your old car, there are some steps to follow before you can sell off your old car.Also Read: Selling your car soon? Heres how to ensure you get the highest priceIf it

EricEric

Apr 6, 2021

There’s still no price list for the 2020 Honda City RS, why so?

If you’re reading this, you would know by now that the fifth generation GN series 2020 Honda City has just been launched in Malaysia. The 2-motor i-MMD e:HEV RS variant also made its world debut in Malaysia, and yes it’s locally-assembled too, with locally-assembled high voltage battery pack that Honda refers to as IPU (Intelligent Power Unit).City RS with Modulo kitPrices start from RM 74,191 for the entry S variant, which is cheaper than the previous generation model by about

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Oct 13, 2020

Owner Review: A 20-year-old car with all the modern equipment you need - My 2000 Mercedes-Benz W202 C230 Kompressor

** This article is published on WapCar Community. Click the link below to enter the community for car enthusiasts in Malaysiahttps://www.wapcar.my/forumSaiful Azzam KhairummuzammilBasic information2000 Mercedes-Benz W202 C230 KompressorReason why I bought this carFor the past 5 years, I have been driving a Mercedes-Benz W126 300SEL as a daily commute to work. The reason was simple, I needed a car with a big boot, spacious interior for my children and goods, comfortable on long journey, stable at

Owner ReviewOwner Review

Nov 30, 2020

Soon you will need to pay to unlock features on your new BMW

Like modern day smartphones, BMW sees their cars as a digital platform. As such, like a smartphone, BMW plans to roll out features/upgrades remotely, over-the-air style.That means that owners will need to pay to “unlock” features that are already installed on their cars, such as Active Cruise Control (ACC) with Stop & Go feature, High Beam Assistant, BMW Driver Recorder, BMW IconicSounds Sport, and Adaptive M Suspension.BMW drew lots of flak as they wanted to charge USD 80/year t

EricEric

Jul 7, 2020

On a tight budget but need a holiday? Time to convert your Myvi into a campervan!

Campervans have always been a popular way to travel in the USA, but who knew that the trend would make it to Malaysia as well? This Perodua Myvi owner converted her car into the perfect camper car for just RM 500 and has already travelled the entire east coast of Peninsular Malaysia!Farah Nabilah wanted to make a solo trip around the Peninsular but she couldn’t afford a van, so she converted her Perodua Myvi into a camper van instead.With her CamperMyvi by her side, she spent 10 days trave

JerricaJerrica

Aug 4, 2020

Why I Buy: The Perfect Car? This Comes Really Close — My 2020 Mazda 3 Sedan

** This article is the personal experience of a 2020 Mazda 3 Sedan new owner and does not necessarily reflect the views of WapCar. Car Info Car Info : 2020 Mazda 3 Sedan High Plus 2.0 Sonic SilverOrder Date : 18th August 2020Delivery Date : 23rd October 2020Price : RM154,679 Reason To Buy Beauty from afarLet’s face it. 2020 hasn’t exactly been the best year for everybody what with the Covic 19 pandemic and the economic downturn. But for us car enthusiasts, we had a small reason to

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Nov 5, 2020