perodua warranty terms and conditions

Mercedes-Benz Malaysia won’t follow BMW’s move to cut warranty for lower prices

Mercedes-Benz Malaysia (MBM) will maintain its current 4-year / unlimited mileage warranty, and will not follow archrival BMW Group Malaysia’s move to make extended warranty optional. Speaking at a virtual meeting with the media earlier last week, Dr. Claus Weidner, President & CEO of Mercedes-Benz Malaysia explained that MBM’s direction is to offer the best customer service and the best customer offers, and the company is not interested in tinkering around with its terms of service so it could


Feb 22, 2021

70 percent of Perodua owners still return to an authorised service centre, even after warranty

Nearly 70 percent of Perodua owners prefer to have their cars maintained by an authorised Perodua service centre, making one of the highest, if not the highest for any automotive brand in the country. Speaking at a press conference yesterday for Perodua's 2019 business review, President and CEO Dato' Zainal Abidin Ahmad said the figure is two percent higher than the Perodua’s forecast. Last year, Perodua’s network of service centres received over 2,347,000 cars, an 8.3 percent increase over last


Jan 22, 2020

Covid-19: Honda Malaysia announces 30-day warranty extension due to MCO

Honda Malaysia has announced that they will offer a 30-day warranty extension for cars whose warranties are expiring during the Movement Control Order (MCO) period. The 30-day extension will come in effect from the last day of the MCO as determined by the government. UMW Toyota also announced the same warranty extension programme. As for other Honda owners, they will not have to worry about missing their scheduled service and having their warranty voided during the MCO period. Honda Malaysia wil

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Mar 28, 2020

Mercedes-Benz Malaysia extends service and warranty grace period for customers

Mercedes-Benz Malaysia has announced that they will be providing an extended service and warranty grace period beyond 14 April 2020, in view of the extension of the Movement Control Order (MCO). If you’re a customer and your vehicle’s service period falls between 18 March and 28 April, a period of 60 days will be given from the expiration date of the MCO and it will not be counted as a missed service during the period. All warranties expiring between 18 March and 30 June 2020 will be honoured, w


Apr 14, 2020

Pros and Cons: Mitsubishi Triton - Cheaper than Hilux, a better buy?

Launched in 2008, the Mitsubishi Triton is the closest rival to the Toyota Hilux in terms of price. The latest iteration is a facelift from 2019 which features Mitsubishi’s prominent dynamic shield up front. 4x2 Quest - RM 79,890 4x4 M/T - RM 100,200 4x4 A/T - RM 105,900 4x4 M/T Premium - RM 113,300 4x4 A/T Premium - RM 121,000 4x4 Adventure X - RM 137,900 *OTR price w/o insurance. SST exemption not applicable to commercial vehicles. Imported (CBU) from Thailand, the Mitsubishi Triton also rival


Feb 20, 2021

Extended 6-year/120k km warranty and free maintenance for Mazda buyers until 31 December

Good news for potential Mazda owners as Bermaz is offering a six-year/120,000-km warranty and free maintenance (including labour, parts and lubricants) package for new Mazdas (except the BT-50) purchased from now until December 31, 2020. This limited offer ties well with the sales tax exemption period, which sees savings of up to RM 17,100 across Mazda's range. Further sweetening the deal are complimentary official Mazda merchandise as sign-up gifts. Note that after the promo period, it's back t


Jul 22, 2020

Volvo Car Malaysia extends its factory warranty for free

Volvo Car Malaysia has revised its warranty programme to a factory five-years/unlimited mileage for all privately owned Volvo cars registered from 1 January 2021 onwards. This comes after the announcement of the hybrid battery warranty extension. In previous years, Volvo car owners were entitled to the standard three-year/100,000km factory warranty with a combined two-years/20,000km Extended Warranty Programme (EWP) provided by an external insurance partner. Now with the introduction of the exte


Feb 4, 2021

ETCM extends your Nissan warranty by 30 days

Worry no more current Nissan owners, as Edaran Tan Chong Motor Sdn. Bhd has announced a 30 days extension to your respective vehicle warranty from the last day of Movement Control Order (MCO). Your current warranty will not be affected, even if the scheduled service gets skipped during this period. Moving forward, owners are advised to reschedule their service appointment within 30 days after MCO ends to keep their warranty intact. To reschedule your service appointments, please do it so via Dri

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Apr 8, 2020

2020 Perodua Bezza: Less than RM 3,200 to maintain it over 5 years/100,000 km

Perodua Bezza gallery The Perodua Bezza is the company’s first-ever sedan and it competes against the Proton Saga. Let’s take a look and see how much owners are expected to pay in terms of maintenance and insurance cost for the Perodua Bezza over a 5-year period. The first service for the Perodua Bezza 1.3 costs RM 177.70, performed at the 10,000 km mark. Unlike automatic variants of the Proton Saga that requires its Automatic Transmission Fluid (ATF) to be replaced at every 60,000-km interval,


May 15, 2020

Perodua Myvi: Less than RM 3,200 to maintain it over 5 years/100,000 km

The third-generation Perodua Myvi was introduced back in 2017. The model competes against the Proton Iriz in the B-segment hatchback market. Let’s take a closer look and see how much owners of the Perodua Myvi are expected to pay in terms of maintenance and insurance cost over a 5-year/100,000 km period. Owners of the Perodua Myvi (both the 1.3 and 1.5 variants) need to fork out RM 177,70 for the first service, performed at the 10,000 km mark. Similar to other Perodua models, the automatic varia


May 29, 2020

Hyundai service centres now fully operational; warranty extension announced

Hyundai-Sime Darby Motors (HSDM) announced today that they have obtained approval from MITI to resume operations in their service centres in stages starting 20th April. As of today, all Sime Darby Auto Hyundai (SDAH) service centres have resumed operations. Like all other service centres officially resuming operations, SDAH will continue observing MCO protocols and will only be accepting customers with service appointments only. As part of their crowd control practice, only a minimal number of s


Apr 23, 2020

Toyota Harrier, buy a recond and save over RM20k or buy an official import?

Toyota Harrier Alongside the Toyota Alphard/Vellfire, the Toyota Harrier is an immensely popular luxury SUV. Part of the reason why the Harrier is so popular is the lack of competition – it has no direct rival either from Honda or Nissan. But the question remains – should you buy a cheap reconditioned (recond) unit or pay up for an officially-imported unit by UMW Toyota Motor? Let’s take a closer look at the pros and cons. Prices – Recond is cheaper, but for a good reason Prices start from RM 24


May 9, 2020

5-year warranty for 2021 Ford Ranger, upgrade available for current owners

Sime Darby Auto ConneXion (SDAC), the sole distributor of Ford vehicles in Malaysia, introduced a new 5-year manufacturer’s warranty for all 2021 Ford Ranger. This is a 2-year extension to the original 3-year manufacturer’s warranty. The new 5-year manufacturer’s warranty or 160,000 km (whichever comes first) is part of SDAC’s efforts to offer owners of the Ranger line up with added value. But existing Ranger owners are not left out. SDAC has 2 new warranty extension plans on offer known as the


Feb 2, 2021

Volvo cars now get 8-Year hybrid battery warranty at no extra charge

From 1 January 2020 onwards, all Volvo plug-in hybrids sold in Malaysia will be covered with an 8-Year warranty for the hybrid batteries with no extra charge. Volvo Car Malaysia (VCM) is now the leader in hybrid battery warranty coverage for PHEVs in the premium segment. BMW Malaysia and Mercedes-Benz Malaysia offer 6-Years/100,000 km warranty for their hybrid battery. According to Marketing and PR Director of VCM, Akhtar Sulaiman, this is their assurance to customers on Volvo’s electrified powe

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Jan 23, 2020

Proton Saga has overtaken Perodua Myvi as Malaysia's best-selling car!

Proton Saga Despite the movement control order’s partial lift, Proton managed to sell 5,676 cars in the month of May 2020. This represents 23.3 percent market share of the month and an improvement of 73.2 percent compared to March and April. The number of cars Proton sold in May might be a huge difference (46.5 percent to be exact) compared to the number of cars sold in 2019 of the same month, Proton is remaining positive. Proton X70 The company believes this is marks the upward sales trend of t


Jun 4, 2020

Owning a Lexus UX is easy with Lexus Next Step Plan!

Want a taste of the famed Lexus ownership experience? Perhaps you thought it would be unattainable financially? If you, like me, always adored the Lexus UX and wanted to own one, well, it just got harder to say no. Introducing the Lexus Next Step Plan. What is Lexus Next Step Plan? Lexus Next Step Plan is a financing facility tailored by Lexus Capital Services to give you peace of mind when purchasing a Lexus UX. It affords you more financial flexibility compared to traditional hire purchase loa


Feb 23, 2021

BMW Malaysia upgrades hybrid battery warranty to 8-year/160k km, also available for existing owners

BMW Malaysia extends its current PHEV battery warranty programme for BMW and MINI vehicles by an additional 2 years and 60,000 km, bringing the programme to 8 years or 160,000 km, whichever comes first. The new warranty programme applies to the hybrid battery only, the rest of the vehicle is covered by the 5-year unlimited mileage warranty. From now until 31 December 2020, existing BMW PHEV customers are able to purchase the new hybrid battery warranty as an extension for the BMW 330e, X5 xDrive


Jun 2, 2020

Perodua – What to expect for 2020 and beyond, new D55L SUV and 1.0 Turbo!

Malaysia’s number one car manufacturer recently held their full-year review, sharing their 2019 performance and what to expect from them in the near future. Which model sold the most? As expected, the Perodua Myvi (81,966) continues to lead the sales chart, followed by the Axia (67,267), Bezza (45,656), Aruz (30,115), and Alza (15,337). In total, Perodua sold 240,341 cars in 2019 – gaining almost a 40% share of the Malaysian market (TIV 604,775 units). While we move into 2020, Perodua said that


Jan 22, 2020

Pros and Cons: 2021 Perodua Ativa – Impressive features, but can't escape vibration

One of the most anticipated models to arrive this year, the 2021 Perodua Ativa, was launched last week. It comes in 3 variants – X, H, and AV, priced from RM 61,500 to RM 72,000. Also read: With 3 choices, what is the best variant of the Perodua Ativa for you? We just got our hands on the range-topping Perodua Ativa AV for our usual instrumented testing and review, so do stay tuned for those. If you're also looking to upgrade your car for an Ativa, you can try out our handy tool on your car's tr


Mar 11, 2021

Volvo Car Malaysia extends hybrid battery warranty to 8 years or 160,000 km, free of charge

Volvo Car Malaysia has announced an extension of the warranty for its PHEV range to 8 years or 160,000 km (whichever comes first), now covering models registered after 3-December 2015. Earlier this year, the extended warranty was only offered for Volvo cars registered from 1 January 2020 onwards. Volvo Malaysia has now decided to offer the extend warranty for its PHEV range that were purchased since the launch of the Volvo XC90 T8 PHEV on 3 December 2015. Nalin Jain, Managing Director of Volvo C


Dec 21, 2020

How quiet and comfortable is the 2021 Perodua Ativa?

NVH stands for Noise, Vibration, and Harshness – a term we use to interpret the refinement of a car. The lower the NVH, the more refined and comfortable a car is. So, what’s the Perodua Ativa’s NVH level? Before we start, we'd like to note that this is based on both objective measurements and subjective impressions as it is rather difficult to quantify the refinement of a car. With that out of the way, let's dive in. Noise - Feels quieter than the numbers suggest Starting with the “N” part of NV


Mar 12, 2021

Is it true that the Proton Saga is cheaper to maintain than a Perodua Bezza? The answer is not that simple.

Both the Perodua Bezza and Proton Saga are Malaysia’s cheapest sedans, but which one is cheaper to maintain? If you were to make a simple comparison based Proton's quoted prices for its maintenance plan, the Saga's total maintenance cost over a 5-year/100,000 km period is cheaper than the Bezza by about RM 140. The Perodua Bezza will cost RM 3,149 to maintain while the Proton Saga costs a slightly cheaper RM 3,008. That's a neglibible difference over a five-year/100,000 km period. However, keep


May 1, 2020

Shell launches new 0W-20 fully synthetic engine oil for compact cars

Compact cars has been the staple vehicle of choice for Malaysian, regardless of the economic situation. In the present day Malaysia, vehicles like the Perodua Bezza and Axia has been the go-to choice especially for e-hailing drivers and first-time owners. Knowing this, Shell Malaysia Trading Sdn Bhd has developed a new fully synthetic engine oil dubbed the Shell Helix ECO 0W-20. It is specifically made to cater for cars with engine capacities below 1,200cc. Shell claims the new engine oil will p

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Mar 2, 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-efficient cars currently availa

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Aug 5, 2020

Sime Darby has a new service centre for cars that are out of warranty!

Sime Darby Auto Selection has opened its first-ever service centre for multi-brand vehicles in Glenmarie, Selangor. This is part of the company’s strategy to offer a new after-sales service alternative, at a price point competitive with independent workshops, for post-warranty vehicles. Meant to complement existing after-sales service of all car brands, owners with vehicles past their warranty period will be able to enjoy the same quality of service provided by brand-specific authorised service


Dec 20, 2020

Toyota Malaysia announces special term financing for graduates to get a brand new Toyota!

UMW Toyota Motor Sdn Bhd announces special term financing for graduates to get a brand new Toyota Vios, Yaris and Avanza in collaboration with Maybank Islamic Berhad. The Murabahah Vehicle Term Financing-i (MVTF-i), in accordance with the Murabahah principles, will provide an additional financing option to the graduates besides the Islamic Hire-Purchase (HP) financing in accordance with Al Ijarah Thumma Al-Bai (AITAB). This financing package is only available in Peninsular Malaysia. Murabahah fi


Jun 10, 2020

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 you get the


Oct 14, 2020

New 2020 Perodua Bezza facelift 1.3 Premium X is our pick of the range, RM 43,980

(2020 Perodua Bezza Price & Specs | Gallery) The first local car launch of the year is the 2020 Perodua Bezza facelift and being their best- selling (and only) sedan, it is an important model for the second national carmaker. Perodua has trimmed the Bezza facelift variant line up to 4 variants, dropping the 2019 Perodua Bezza 1.3 Premium X (MT) citing low uptake rate from the public. The Bezza facelift is a stunner in the metal and its extensive list of features are mouth-watering to showroom sh

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Jan 8, 2020

Meet the South African Perodua Axia - Comes with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto!

Toyota South Africa has launched its newest and cheapest model there and it looks awfully familiar. That’s because the Toyota Agya is the Perodua Axia’s twin (triplet if you include the Daihatsu Ayla). Starting at ZAR 178,600 for the base 5-speed manual transmission, the Indonesian-built Agya is the cheapest Toyota model in the nation famous for the sweet sounds of the vuvuzela. It comes standard with 14-inch alloy wheels, manual air-conditioning, electric windows, a start button, ABS, and dual

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Nov 27, 2020

Own a recon Audi? Here’s how you can get a warranty from Audi Malaysia

Parallel imported or recon (reconditioned) cars have been a part of (read: plagued) the Malaysian automotive industry for as long as the industry existed. Many have turned to these unauthorised and unofficial distributors for their significantly lower car prices – it’s not unusual to see grey import cars being 30 to 40% cheaper than officially imported cars. A small number of consumers turn to the grey market to secure a particular model variant, for example, an Audi RS6 Avant that’s not sold by

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Nov 19, 2019