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Record high sales for used cars continues! Malaysians social distancing in second-hand cars?

We previously reported that second-hand car dealers are experiencing record-high sales in July 2020. It seems the success followed through to the third half of 2020 as well.According to the president of Federation of Motor and Credit Companies Association of Malaysia (FMCCAM), Datuk Tony Khor, the year-on-year sales in July spiked over 25 percent to 37,800 units while both August and September registered over 17 percent year-on-year growth.He attributed the spike in sales to the incentives like

Jerrica

Jerrica

Oct 12, 2020

Fancy a top-less Perodua Kancil? It's on sale!

We’ve seen videos of creative project cars from all over the world and even from the less urban areas of Malaysia, the last thing we would expect to see is someone making a project out of a Perodua Kancil and turn it into a top-less "convertible". But that was exactly what surfaced on a Facebook group dedicated to selling second-hand cars. We have to say, it’s pretty cute.It is impossible to tell what year the Kancil was manufactured, because other than having its roof sear

Jerrica

Jerrica

May 14, 2020

Cheapest car on sale to feature AEB, the Perodua Axia

At RM 43,190, the Perodua Axia Advance is the cheapest car to come equipped with Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB).Most of us have been there, maybe something caught our attention away from the road momentarily, or we mispressed the accelerator pedal, or maybe we were too busy on *coughs* Facebook. A split second later and bam!But one feature that won’t be distracted or too busy is AEB. It is a system that detects an impending collision ahead and warns the driver. If the driver does

Shaun

Shaun

Oct 29, 2019

Used Honda CR-Z for RM 43k: Is it safe to buy the sport hybrid second-hand?

The Honda CR-Z needs no introduction. The sporty hybrid was an instant hit when it was first introduced to the world as the spiritual successor of the Honda CR-X. Though it was well-favoured by car lovers Honda decided to discontinue the car worldwide so you can only find the sport hybrid coupe on sale in the used car market. For RM 43,000, should you invest in the CR-Z?Common issuesWell, this is a Honda after all, even though it is a hybrid it still bears the same bullet-proof reliability that

Jerrica

Jerrica

Jan 22, 2021

Used pasar malam vehicles are the most popular second-hand cars! Which should you get?

The Covid-19 pandemic has left many struggling financially in its wake, it doesnt help that our country has once again reinstated the Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) thanks to the third wave of the pandemic. With no light at the tunnel just yet. many are turning towards a different method of earning. The most common business that many has turned to is the car boot sale concept. So, here’s a guide of the best 4-wheeled companion to set up that stall of your dreams.We understand th

Jerrica

Jerrica

Nov 21, 2020

New 2019 Perodua Axia adds ASA 2.0 and VSC, safest budget car on sale

Open for bookings but new 2019 design yet to be revealed   AV variant adds ASA 2.0 advanced driver assistance system and reverse camera Electronic stability (VSC) and traction control now offered – upper variants only Adds two new variants - GXtra and Style (rumoured to be a taller riding crossover) Reduced manual transmission variants, E variant is sole MT variant Nearly five years after its market launch in 2014, the Perodua Axia has been given its second mid-life update (the

Robert

Robert

Aug 22, 2019

2020 Geely Preface goes on sale in China, will it be the platform of a new Proton?

After many previews, a global debut at the 2020 Beijing Auto Show, and an eyebrow-raising video, the 2020 Geely Preface is now officially on sale in China.In China, the Preface will be known as the Geely Xing Rui, the sedan will come in 4 flavours for China customers to make their pick. Prices will start from RMB 113,700 (RM 70,600) and tops off at RMB 149,700 (RM 93,000).The Preface is the second car built on Geely’s CMA platform after the Geely Xing Yue/ Tugella coupe SUV launched in 201

Jerrica

Jerrica

Nov 2, 2020

Proton Perdana 'Accordana' for RM 50k; Proton price for Honda reliability?

Although it feels like the Proton Perdana has been around for a long time, Proton’s flagship sedan has only gone through 2 generation changes. The latest iteration was affectionately nicknamed the ‘Accordana’ and was discontinued back in 2019. The Perdana is now on sale in the used car market for around RM 50,000, should you get this Proton but with Honda reliability?DYMM Sultan Johor and his Proton PerdanaBackgroundThe Proton Perdana was the flagship model for Proton for many

Jerrica

Jerrica

Apr 11, 2021

Carsome and CIMB partner up to create new financing solution for used car dealers

Carsome, an online used car trading platform, has announced a special partnership with CIMB Bank Berhad (CIMB). The partnership will see a new inventory financing solution developed specifically to make acquiring second-hand cars by used car dealers easier and faster.The new solution is the first of its kind co-developed by a bank and a used car trading platform. It is expected to help drive inventory volume for dealers and subsequently increasing market demand within the used car indu

Jerrica

Jerrica

Jul 21, 2020

Mercedes-Benz C-Class W204 – kini serendah RM62k, baloi angkat ‘second hand’?

Minggu lalu, kami menceritakan tentang sebuah kereta mewah eksekutif iaitu Mercedes-Benz E-Class. Namun begitu, sesetengah pihak berpendapat bahawa ia terlalu besar. Maka itu, mari kita lihat versi kompak pula iaitu Mercedes-Benz C-Class W204.Untuk maklumat anda, kereta mewah kompak sering dianggap lebih menarik kerana ia lebih mudah untuk dikendalikan. Ditambah pula dengan kualiti yang premium, kereta eksekutif kompak seperti C-Class mempunyai pakej yang cukup diminati ramai tidak mengira golon

Faisal

Faisal

Nov 17, 2020

BMW 5 Series F10 – kini serendah RM 114k, baloi angkat ‘second hand’?

Pada tempoh hari, kami menceritakan tentang sebuah kereta mewah eksekutif iaitu Mercedes-Benz E-Class. Namun begitu, sesetengah daripada anda mungkin berpendapat bahawa rekaannya bukan untuk citarasa ramai. Oleh itu, mari kita kupas mengenai saingannya di dalam generasi yang sama iaitu BMW 5 Series F10.Untuk maklumat anda, BMW 5 Series adalah antara kereta yang cukup disegani di dalam industri automotif. Malah sesetengah pihak berpendapat bahawa ia adalah sedan yang terbaik kerana ia tidak mempu

Faisal

Faisal

Nov 28, 2020

Pablo Escobar’s 1974 Porsche 911 RSR is up for sale for $2.2 million

If you haven’t heard of Pablo Escobar, then here’s a quick history lesson. Escobar is the wealthiest criminal in history and was viewed as a Robin Hood-like figure by residents in his town. With that amount of wealth, you can expect the man to have a stable full of epic cars. One of those cars, a 1974 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.0 RSR IROC race car, is on sale.The asking price of the car? An eye-watering $2.2 million!As its name suggests, the 911 was used in the now-defunct International R

Jerrica

Jerrica

Mar 17, 2021

5 car tips that will help you score that second date with the girls

Despite the call for gender equality across the world, we really should not leave the word ‘chivalry’ behind. Believe me when I say that while women are perfectly fine with paying for their meals, we do appreciate the hint of chivalry on the guy’s part. So, if you’re looking to ask the girl you like on a second date, here are 5 tips for all the car-loving guys out there.Always gauge her comfort level in the carOne of the most important things on a date is to make sure the

Jerrica

Jerrica

Mar 7, 2021

Panduan membeli Toyota Estima terpakai, MPV second hand kegemaran rakyat Malaysia!

Toyota Estima telah ditamatkan pengeluaran oleh Toyota pada tahun 2019. Model MPV popular tersebut melalui penjualan generasi akhir yang sukar kerana dibayangi oleh model Toyota Alphard dan Toyota Vellfire yang lebih premium.Walaubagaimanapun, MPV dengan pelbagai konfigurasi penumpang ini masih popular di Malaysia. Ia masih boleh dibeli oleh penjual kereta recond dan terpakai.Toyota Estima merupakan MPV yang boleh dinaiki dengan selesa pada tempat duduk baris ketiga dengan harga yang lebih mesra

Haris

Haris

Jan 5, 2021

BMW Z4, prices confirmed for Malaysia, RM 479,800

Following its earlier preview, BMW Malaysia has now confirmed that the Z4 is now available for purchase at all BMW dealerships nationwide, with a starting price of RM 479,800. That’s slightly higher than the previous estimated price of RM 456,800.Available in just a one sDrive30i variant, the 2.0-litre turbocharged inline four-cylinder engine Z4 produces 258 hp/400 Nm. Drive is sent to the rear wheels via an 8-speed torque converter automatic transmission. The chassis comes with M Sport Su

Robert

Robert

Jul 23, 2019

Perodua Myvi is the favourite model for used car buyers!

We know that the Perodua Myvi has been a crowd favourite since it was first introduced back in 2005. The little hatchback doesn’t just dominate the new car buying scene but also the used car market as the second-hand car market continues its sales high following the month of July.Previously, it was reported that the used car market has hit an all-time high since the country entered the Recovery Movement Control Order (RMCO) with year-on-year sales spiking over 25 percent in July. The

Jerrica

Jerrica

Oct 13, 2020

Carsome's new used-car buying process has a 5-day money-back guarantee

Carsome introduces a new process that will change the second-hand car buying procedure entirely. The new process will not only make second-hand car buying simpler but also offer car buyers a peace of mind.The process is known as the New Way of Buying Cars, it is a whole new digitalised process that offers a one-year warranty, a Carsome Certified car, and a five-day money back guarantee under the Carsome Promise package.It is specifically designed to give car-buyers a peace of mind as not only wi

Jerrica

Jerrica

Aug 25, 2020

Toyota Sienta 'second hand' – serendah RM 54k, baloi beli untuk elak Perodua Alza dan Proton Exora?

Perodua seringkali dikaitkan dengan jenama Toyota. Untuk pembelian baru, MPV kompak yang tahan lama dan berharga dibawah RM 100k hanyalah Perodua Alza, Proton Exora, dan Toyota Avanza. Tetapi bagaimana jika anda inginkan sesuatu yang berlainan?Bagi anda yang tidak tahu, Toyota Sienta ialah sebuah MPV yang unik dimana ia hadir dengan rekaan eksterior dan interior yang jauh lebih funky - sinonim dengan kereta JDM. Malah pintu penumpang belakang juga menggunakan jenis gelangsar dimana ia lebih prak

Faisal

Faisal

Jan 20, 2021

Renault Clio overtakes Volkswagen Golf as Europe’s best-selling car

According to Jato Dynamic’s monthly report, the Renault Clio, with 24,915 units registered, has dethroned the Volkswagen Golf, which recorded 24,735 registrations, as the best-selling car in Europe in February 2020.Based on the collected statistics, the effect of Covid-19 has yet affected car sales in Europe the previous month. February registered a 7 percent drop in car sales compared to 7.6 percent in January though analysers are anticipating a larger drop in coming months.But the more s

Jerrica

Jerrica

Apr 2, 2020

Premium SUVs can move aside, the all-new 2021 Hyundai Tucson will be the best SUV on sale

This is the all-new, fourth generation 2021 Hyundai Tucson. It will go on sale in Korea this month, while overseas markets will begin launching the model from the first half of 2021 onwards.Globally, the five-seater C-segment SUV will go up against the Honda CR-V, Mazda CX-5, Toyota RAV4, Volkswagen Tiguan and Nissan X-Trail, but with a twist.Like the Volkswagen Tiguan, the latest Hyundai Tucson will be offered in two wheelbase length, 2,680 mm and 2,755 mm. However unlike the Tiguan and Tiguan

Hans

Hans

Sep 15, 2020

Volkswagen Malaysia holds a 12.12 sale on Instagram. Say what?

The concept of buying a car on Lazada is still foreign to most of us, but now Volkswagen Malaysia has taken yet another unconventional step with an Instagram-exclusive car sale in conjunction with the 12.12 sale.12 units of the VW Polo with JOIN accessories and 12 units of the VW Beetle with free spoiler and VW Tint will be up on sale on Volkswagen Malaysia’s Instagram profile with a RM 12,000 discount.Like the 12.12 sales on online shopping websites, VW’s 12.12 sales only run f

Jerrica

Jerrica

Dec 11, 2019

Planning to buy your first car? Here are 5 tips for you

So, you’re looking to buy your first car. For most of us, cars are a necessity. Necessity being regularly used for interstate journeys, regularly stuck in traffic, used for hauling, abused for work, and driving on uneven roads. In short, you’re looking for a daily driver.So, how do you go about getting your first car?1. Get a new carOf course, second hand cars are cheaper. But if you’re going to drive it hard every day, it will occasionally breakdown. Yes, some old cars tend to

Arif

Arif

Jun 4, 2020

Proton Exora: MPV luas kini serendah RM 29k, baloi angkat second hand?

Proton Exora merupakan MPV pertama buatan Malaysia. Walaupun ia adalah cubaan pertama oleh Proton untuk kereta jenis MPV, mereka membangunkannya terus sebagai sebuah MPV yang agak besar.Ketika dilancarkan, ramai keluarga tertawan dengan pakej yang dimiliki oleh Proton Exora dimana ia mempunyai ruang yang cukup selesa dan praktikal di dalam pakej rekaan yang cukup kemas. Ditambah pula dengan talaan Ride & Handling oleh Proton, MPV ini memberikan kepuasan pemanduan dan keselesaan penumpang yan

Faisal

Faisal

Dec 8, 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 yo

Arif

Arif

Oct 14, 2020

Honda extends 12.12 City sale until 31-Dec!

If you haven’t decided on getting a brand-new Honda City from Honda’s 12.12 sale, then you’re in luck. Honda Malaysia has announced that it is extending its All-New City 12.12 Special Sale to 31-December 2020!This sale entitles customers to get a rebate worth RM 2,000 by booking and registering their new City by 31-December. This special rebate only applies to the S and E variants of the City.Honda has stated that there have been 11,000 bookings received for the all-new City an

CY Foong

CY Foong

Dec 11, 2020

Scored a used child car seat? Have you checked the expiry date?

With the Road and Transport Department (JPJ) waiting for the official green light to start issuing fines for not using a child car seat, many parents are rushing to purchase a seat to avoid needing to pay the expensive fine. But unfortunately, many are looking to second-hand child seats or hand-me-downs from friends and families. Did you know that these child car seats have an expiry date?Yes, all child car seats have an expiry date or shelf life as we call it. There are many factors contributin

Jerrica

Jerrica

Aug 8, 2020

All-new 2020 Hyundai Sonata will make its right-hand-drive debut in Malaysia on Friday!

It has been a few years since Hyundai has been absent from the D-segment sedan market. But come 30 October, the 2020 Hyundai Sonata will make its return to Malaysia. The launch will also mark the sedan's right-hand-drive global debut.Yes, Malaysia will be the first market Hyundai is introducing a right-hand-drive version of the eight generation Hyundai Sonata.Hyundai Sime Darby Motors (HSDM) first started hinting the pending arrival of the Sonata amidst the Hyundai Kona B-segment SUV te

Jerrica

Jerrica

Oct 28, 2020

Right-hand drive Mazda 3 Turbo possible, if enthusiasts pay up

Mazda currently sells an all-wheel drive 253 PS / 434 Nm turbocharged variant of the Mazda 3 hatchback in USA, Canada, and Mexico. The Mazda 3 Turbo a successor to the Mazda 3 MPS in all but name.Unfortunately for the rest of the world, this model is only available in North America. Even fans in Mazda’s home market in Japan don’t get this option.The reason? Poor demand and strict exhaust emission regulations.In the right-hand drive sphere of the motoring world, Mazda Australia, which

Hans

Hans

Apr 12, 2021

Volvo S60 T8 is the cheapest new car on sale with over 400 PS

In a world where a 1,500 PS Bugatti Chiron is allowed to roam freely on the public roads, we have become desensitised to horsepower figures.It wasn’t too long ago (the 90s wasn’t too long ago, right?) that 400 PS was reserved for supercars and super sports cars like the Ferrari 360 Modena (400 PS from a 3.6-litre V8) and Porsche 996.2 GT3 RS (405 PS from a 3.6-litre in-line 6).Back in the day, you can only get 400 PS from supercarsThese days, everything from a little hatchback t

Adrian Chia

Adrian Chia

Nov 4, 2019

Right-hand drive Proton X50 leaked? Not really..

Images purporting to be a right-hand drive unit of the upcoming Proton X50 have surfaced on social media sites, but are they real?This photo has been circulating on social mediaWell, a closer look reveals that these images are actually flipped, as not only are the buttons positioned wrongly, some of the text are also unreadable. Just see the Trip button.Almost had us. AlmostIf that does not convince you, take a look at the gear lever – the P, R, N, D are all inverted. Heck, the Parking but

Eric

Eric

Jun 23, 2020