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Pros and Cons: Perodua Alza: Worth paying RM 60k for a 12 year old model?

Now in its twelfth year of production, the Perodua Alza is one of the oldest new cars you can buy in Malaysia right now.The Perodua Alza is a B-segment MPV that has no direct rivals. For a short period of time, the Alza competed against the Proton Ertiga, but the Ertiga was discontinued shortly after Geely came on-board with Proton.It is priced from RM 49,944 for the base Alza 1.5 S manual, before topping out at RM 60,525 for the Alza 1.5 AV automatic variant. These prices are inclusive of the 1

Eric

Eric

Feb 12, 2021

2020 Nissan Magnite – New sub-4-meter SUV positioned below the Kicks coming soon

If the Nissan Kicks isn’t compact enough for you, perhaps the upcoming Magnite might get you excited.Rendered image. Photo credit: Autocar IndiaPositioned below the Kicks, the Nissan Magnite is an upcoming sub-4-meter long SUV that could very well be the cheapest new SUV in India, with prices rumoured to start below the INR 6 lakh (~RM 34,472) mark, likely undercutting the Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza and Hyundai Venue.The Nissan Magnite is even smaller than the Nissan KicksIn an effort to

Eric

Eric

May 19, 2020

Circa RM 60k starting price possible for 2021 Perodua D55L, bookings to open soon

Perodua’s upcoming, yet-to-be named 2021 Perodua D55L compact SUV is set to be launched in Malaysia within the next month or so. Prices have yet to be announced but information trickling out from the grapevine have indicated that prices will start at circa RM 60k, below that of the 7-seater Perodua Aruz but above the Perodua Myvi.More importantly, it could be a lot cheaper than the Proton X50 (ranging from RM 79,200 to RM 103,300). Yes, the two are not exactly direct rivals but consumers a

Hans

Hans

Feb 3, 2021

First Polestar 2 in Malaysia, 470 km range and below RM500k price?

We’ve seen a few interesting updates on electric cars in Malaysia this year. A new addition to the electrified news this year would be this Polestar 2 electric car in Malaysia (the one and only?).We have officially welcomed the MINI Cooper SE electric car and Porsche Taycan to our shores. We’ve also seen glimpses of an MG electric car. Now for something Sino-Swedish - the Polestar 2 in Malaysia.If we’re not mistaken, this is the only Polestar 2 in Malaysia right now and it is f

Arif

Arif

Nov 13, 2020

Running in your new car, still relevant?

Running in (or breaking in) your new car is a standard practice that has been recommended by car manufacturers for the longest time.The task is simple – drive the car until the designated mileage set for the first service (anything from 1,000-2,000 km), but do not exceed 3,000-4,000 rpm to let all the mechanical bits ‘set in’.However, automotive technology have advanced tremendously in the automotive world, with manufacturers utilizing better quality materials for the mechanica

Zamil Syaheer

Zamil Syaheer

May 31, 2020

Rendered: 2021 Perodua D55L base spec, cheapest SUV in Malaysia?

Set to be introduced soon, the upcoming 2021 Perodua D55L has been rendered as a entry-level, or "kosong spec" model. With a little Photoshop, weve given the D55L steel wheels, unpainted bumpers, and a bee-sting antenna.If you havent already known, the upcoming Perodua D55L is based on the Japan-market Toyota Raize/Daihatsu Rocky. "D55L" is merely a code name, and we still dont know what its final name will be upon launch.Initial render of the Perodua Kembara by Theophilus Ch

Arif

Arif

Feb 12, 2021

Volvo Car Malaysia opens new 3S centre in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah

There’s a new Volvo 3S centre in Malaysia and this time it is located in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. The latest 3S centre will add to their list of 14 dealerships nationwide and will be run by their new dealer partner Sebangga Mitsinbo Sdn Bhd.The new 2-storey 3S centre spans 5,432 square-foot and is built to adhere to Volvo Car’s retail standard known as the Volvo Retail Experience (VRE). The facility is prepared to put the Volvo Car Lifestyle Collection and Accessories on show and ready

Jerrica

Jerrica

Jul 30, 2020

Spied: Geely Vision S1 crossover in Malaysia, Proton to test 1.4L turbo & CVT?

Since Proton and Geely signed their partnership agreement in 2017, Malaysia has become one of the testing grounds for the Geely Auto group. Previously we’ve seen Lynk & Co models running around on Malaysian roads.Our friends over at Funtasticko broke the story that a Geely Vision S1 was spotted in the compound of an undisclosed Proton facility. You can spot an X70/Boyue in light camouflage in the back background.It’s almost certain that it’s the Vision S1 as told by the C-p

Adrian Chia

Adrian Chia

Apr 2, 2020

2020's new car sales (TIV) in Malaysia is lowest in 13 years, 529,424 units

The Malaysian Automotive Association (MAA) has announced its tally for total new car sales, better known within the industry as Total Industry Volume (TIV), for year 2020. A total of 529,424 new motor vehicles were sold in 2020, down 12.4 percent from 2019.The cause of the downturn is of course due to the Covid-19 pandemic and the associated MCO restricting normal economic activities.For two and a half months between March and May 2020, no cars were sold as showrooms were not allowed to operate

Hans

Hans

Jan 22, 2021

New electric MINI Cooper SE launched  in Malaysia, from RM 218,380 only

MINI Malaysia has launched the all-electric MINI Cooper SE. Starting at RM218,370.78, the Mini Cooper SE is a stylish electric car that share a similar powerplant with the BMW i3s.The difference between the MINI Cooper SE and the BMW i3s would be the fact that the MINI is front-wheel-drive while the BMW is rear-wheel-drive.Assembled in Oxford, the electric MINI is a city electric car with a battery 28.9 kWh battery capacity, just a tad below the 35.5 kWh battery capacity of the Honda E

Arif

Arif

Aug 26, 2020

Volvo Car Malaysia launches new 3S centre in Mutiara Damansara with Ingress Swede Automobile

Volvo Car Malaysia today launched its newest 3S centre in Mutiara Damansara with its dealer-partner Ingress Swede Automobile Sdn Bhd (Ingress Swede).Mr Nalin Jain, Managing Director of Volvo Car Malaysia said, “In the premium segment, the product is not the sole factor in the consumer’s purchase decision. What’s equally important is the value, quality, and accessibility of services that they can enjoy throughout their journey with the brand. We are looking at incorporating tech

Eric

Eric

Sep 12, 2019

Used car guide: For RM 60k, should you get the 9th Gen Honda Accord?

Now that there’s a new generation Honda Accord on sale, the previous ninth-generation Honda Accord is going on the used car market for just RM 60,000. This puts the D-segment sedan around the same price as the lowest spec B-segment cars! So, should you get a used Accord or should you get a B-segment car new?9th Gen Honda AccordThink D-segment sedans and the first car that comes to mind is most likely the Honda Accord. No surprises here considering how the Accord has been a house-hold name

Jerrica

Jerrica

Dec 27, 2020

Panduan membeli Nissan X-Trail T32, susut harga mendadak serendah RM 60k tapi masih bagus?

Nissan X-Trail generasi ketiga menampilkan pembaharuan yang radikal daripada Nissan. Sebelum ini, SUV 7 penumpang tersebut mengenakan rekaan yang lebih bersegi dan kotak namun generasi ketiga ini tampil bergaya dengan garis badan melengkung.Kejatuhan jenama Nissan secara global turut dirasai oleh industri automotif tempatan. Jenama yang dahulunya Big 5 kini menjadi Big 4 dengan 2 jenama tempatan hampir mengungguli 70% pegangan pasaran.Baca: Dominasi 2 jenama tempatan akan mengurangkan pilihanDal

Haris

Haris

Feb 22, 2021

New Volvo Car 3S centre in Ara Damansara is the first air-conditioned workshop in Malaysia

Sime Darby Swedish Auto Sdn Bhd, which was appointed Volvo Car Malaysia’s dealer-partner in October last year, today unveiled its new Volvo 3S (Sales, Service & Spare Parts) Centre in Ara Damansara.The four-story facility is part of the Sime Darby Motors City in Ara Damansara.The 3S Centre was built in adherence to Volvo Car’s retail standard – the Volvo Retail Experience (VRE). It is the first 3S Centre to be equipped with a VR Studio (Virtual Reality Studio) and a RATC Ba

Hans

Hans

Jan 13, 2020

2021 Renault Koleos facelift launched in Malaysia; Priced from RM 181k, new headlamp design

TC Euro Cars (TCEC) has launched the new 2021 Renault Koleos facelift without much fanfare. Three variants are available with prices starting from RM 181,886.New on the facelifted Koleos is the redesigned PureVision full LED headlamps and tail lamps for a sleeker modern look. There are also new dynamic turn signals to pair with the new headlamps.Renault has also updated the PureVision LED technology to not only deliver better lighting performance than its predecessor, but it is also 10 percent m

Jerrica

Jerrica

Apr 8, 2021

MAA: 2020 annual new car sales to be down by 34 percent

The Malaysian Automotive Association (MAA) has revised its forecast for 2020’s total industry volume (TIV), the industry term for total new car sales, from 607,000 units to 400,000 units due to the on-going MCO.The reduction represents a 34 percent reduction in annual sales. The last time Malaysia’s TIV dropped below the 500,000 psychological barrier was in 2007, with 487,176 units sold.Last year, the TIV was 604,287 units, up 1 percent from 2018.MAA president Datuk Aishah Ahmad said

Hans

Hans

May 1, 2020

All-new 2020 Honda City RS open for booking in Malaysia, comes with brand-new i-MMD engine!

After a couple of weeks of teaser after teaser, Honda Malaysia has finally dropped the bomb - the all-new 2020 Honda City RS is open for booking! Yes, you read that right - it’ll have a best-in-class 253 Nm!Thailand-spec City Turbo RS pictured.Malaysians are also the first to get this all-new model as this is the world premiere of the hybrid City in this spec! The B-segment sedan will be fitted with the new i-MMD powertrain (Intelligent Multi-Mode Drive) that replaces the old i-DCD (I

Sanjay

Sanjay

Aug 14, 2020

Perodua aims to sell 240k vehicles in 2021 - Myvi and D55L to lead the charge?

Perodua aims to sell 240,000 vehicles in 2021 - a 9% increase from the impressive 220,163 units sold last year. The company cites sustained strong demand for existing models and the sales tax (SST) exemption as key factors in achieving this goal.Prefer a sedan? Read what we think of the Bezza in this article.Peroduas sales figures last year netted them 41.6% market share of the 529,434 new cars sold in Malaysia (better known as Total Industry Volume, TIV) in 2020.Heres how each model performed f

Sanjay

Sanjay

Feb 3, 2021

New car prices are going up not just in Malaysia, but also in the US, why so?

You are not the only one who think that cars are getting a little bit too expensive. Malaysians have long complained about high car prices due to our lopsided tax structure but actually, this is a question asked by consumers from all over the world.Data from USA’s Edmunds.com show that the average transaction price for a new car has gone up from USD 23,900 in year 2008 to almost USD 39,000 in 2019, the last available pre-pandemic level data.This flies against conventional logic. You would

Hans

Hans

Jan 20, 2021

Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia brings your test drive car to your doorstep

Though all operations have returned to full capacity for Mitsubishi Motors showrooms, Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia (MMM) is still taking further safety steps by introducing a new Test Drive 2U online service. The new service is part of MMM’s continuous efforts to prevent the spread of the coronavirus during the Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO).Test Drive 2U will see dedicated MMM sales consultants bringing the Mitsubishi vehicle you wish to test drive right to your doorstep. This wi

Jerrica

Jerrica

May 19, 2020

Toyota to release three new SUVs in Malaysia - RAV4 in 2020

Toyota RAV4Based on an investor's newsletter published by RHB Investment, UMW Toyota Motor is planning to introduce three new SUV models in Malaysia, to further meet demands in the trending SUV market.The newsletter claims that all three models will be introduced within the next 12 months, but checks with our own sources suggests that this is no longer the case, and only one SUV model will be launched this year. Introduction of the remaining two models has been delayed to next year.Details a

Zamil Syaheer

Zamil Syaheer

Mar 19, 2020

10 new models still to be launched in Malaysia! Oct. to be 2020’s most intense month for new car launches, why?

With at least five models confirmed to be launched in October, and another five more that are also very likely to join the growing list, October is definitely the busiest month of this year.That’s a nice problem to have considering the slump that the industry is in. Cumulative new vehicle sales in Malaysia for the first half of 2020 was down by over 40 percent compared to the same six-month period last year.The all-new 2020 Honda City, Nissan Almera, Proton X50, Hyundai Kona and Mitsubishi

Hans

Hans

Sep 13, 2020

General buying guide: 5 must-have features in a new car

It’s 2020 and while we still haven’t seen any flying cars whizzing around, it’s fair to say that the tech we’re getting in today’s cars has improved tremendously. Want proof? Heres a clip from an episode of Top Gear from 2005 featuring an orangutan and an S-Class.Fast forward fifteen years later and a lot of the tech seen in a large German luxury car that cost nearly a million ringgit at the time are seen in regular cars today like the Toyota Vios and even the humbl

CY Foong

CY Foong

Jul 13, 2020

Toyota Malaysia Teases All-New A90 Supra, September Debut

A90 Supra lineage shown Likely 3.0L straight-six with 340 PS Could be priced below RM 600,000Toyota Malaysia has dropped a teaser on its Facebook page, hinting that the all-new A90 Supra is coming soon.From what we gathered, we understand that Toyota Malaysia will introduce the all-new A90 Supra in September.Expected to be priced below the RM 600,000 mark, our Malaysian market A90 Supra will likely feature a 3.0-litre turbocharged straight-six petrol engine that outputs 340 PS between 5,00

Jack

Jack

Aug 16, 2019

Priced from RM 244k, new CKD 2021 MINI Countryman S and SE PHEV facelift launched in Malaysia

Alongside a slew of launches which include the locally-assembled (CKD) BMW X7 and the all-new BMW 430i Coupe M Sport, MINI Malaysia has launched the new CKD 2021 MINI Countryman facelift.MINI Cooper S Countryman shownJust like its pre-facelift model, the MINI Countryman facelift is assembled locally (CKD) at the Inokom plant in Kulim, Kedah.There are two variants available, the petrol-powered Countryman S and the Countryman SE plug-in hybrid (PHEV) with prices shown below (excluding SST which is

CY Foong

CY Foong

Feb 26, 2021

Used car dealers in Malaysia experiencing record-high sales in July 2020

Looks like car manufacturers are not the only ones that are currently enjoying a surge in sales. Used-car dealers are also reporting record-high sales in the few months since the Recovery Movement Control Order was put into effect.According to the Federation of Motor and Credit Companies Association of Malaysia (FMCCAM) president Datuk Tony Khor, the surge in demand for used cars is so good that the scenario is “simply too good to believe”.The surge in vehicle sales is believed to be

Jerrica

Jerrica

Aug 3, 2020

Export-spec Proton Saga launched in Pakistan, R3 variant gets a manual!

As part of Proton’s aggressive push to export overseas, the company has launched the Proton Saga in Pakistan. Five variants are available in Pakistan, with prices ranging from PKR 1,975,000 (~RM 54k) for the Saga Standard MT to PKR 2,225,000 (~RM 60k) for the Saga Ace AT.In addition to the regular variants, Proton’s Pakistan arm is also offering the Saga R3 there. Only 100 units of the kitted-up Saga are offered. Unlike Malaysia whereby the model is sold exclusively with a four-speed

Eric

Eric

Apr 5, 2021

All-new 2021 Isuzu D-Max in Malaysia - priced from RM 89k, new 3.0L engine, ADAS!

At long last, the all-new 2021 Isuzu D-Max has finally been unveiled in Malaysia. Across the 7 variants offered, prices range from RM 89k (base single cab) and tops out at RM 142k for the range-topping X-Terrain variant. All-new 2021 Isuzu D-Max price in Malaysia Variant Price 1.9 4x4 Single Cab (MT) RM 88,599.20 3.0 4x4 Single Cab (MT) RM 95,538.40 1.9 4x4 Standard (MT) RM 99,599.20 1.9 4x4 Standard (AT) RM 106,999.20 1.9 4x4 Premium (AT) RM

Sanjay

Sanjay

Apr 16, 2021

New 2019 Mazda CX-5 launched in Malaysia, priced from RM 137,379

Following its preview back in September, the official importer and distributor of Mazda models in Malaysia, Bermaz Motor has announced the prices of the updated Mazda CX-5 line-up.The highlight of the updated Mazda CX-5 range is the addition of the new 2.5-litre Turbo variant, featuring a 2.5-litre turbocharged SkyActiv-G four-cylinder petrol engine that pumps out 228 PS and 420 Nm.Drive is sent to all four wheels via a 6-speed automatic transmission. While the new engine supersedes the 2.2

Eric

Eric

Oct 4, 2019

Perodua Ativa (D55L) disasarkan harga sekitar RM 60k, cantas harga Proton X50?

Rahsia paling sulit di dunia iaitu Perodua D55L dijangka akan dilancarkan di Malaysia pada bulan hadapan atau seterusnya. Justeru itu, antara khabar angin yang sampai ke meja pengarang Wapcar.my baru-baru ini adalah model ini akan berharga sekitar RM 60k.Sebagai perbandingan, harga bagi model Proton X50 bermula dari RM 79,200 - RM 103,300.Sudah tentu, kedua-dua model tersebut bukanlah pesaing yang setara antara satu sama lain tetapi pembeli biasa akan tetap membandingkan kedua-dua model SUV segm

Haris

Haris

Feb 3, 2021