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second hand car in malaysia

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

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

This left-hand drive Kia K9 is probably the only one in Malaysia

This Kia K9 is one of a kind in Malaysia. Imported from Korea, this left-hand drive flagship Kia sedan is part of Kia Motors Asia Pacific’s headquarters in Malaysia’s company car fleet.The Kia K9 was also sold as the Kia K900 in the US before the model was discontinued there earlier this year.In Korea, the Kia K9 is positioned just below the Hyundai Motor Group’s luxury Genesis marque. Think of it as Korea’s equivalent to Japan’s Toyota Crown – sedans aimed at

Hans

Hans

Apr 9, 2021

All-new 2020 Hyundai Sonata previewed in Malaysia, first right-hand drive market?

After being absent from the Malaysian market for about two years, Hyundai's D-segment model is set to return to Malaysia as Hyundai-Sime Darby Motors (HSDM) has just previewed the all-new 2020 Hyundai Sonata in Malaysia.This isn’t the first time that we’ve been up close and personal with the all-new Hyundai Sonata, as we’ve seen the car before at Hyundai Motor Company’s (HMC) regional training centre. It’s worth mentioning that the unit we first saw wa

Eric

Eric

Oct 3, 2020

Second generation Nissan Leaf launched in Malaysia – RM 188,888

The all-new Nissan Leaf is now available in Malaysia. Available in just one high-specification variant, the second generation Leaf is priced at RM 188,888.The fully electric (BEV or Battery Electric Vehicle) Leaf now comes with a 40 kWh lithium-ion battery, which gives it an ample 311 km driving range (when tested under the ECE R101 New European Driving Cycle, NEDC). Nissan distributor Edaran Tan Chong Motor is keen to point out that most Malaysians don’t drive more than 200 km per day and

Robert

Robert

Jul 24, 2019

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

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

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

Honda Odyssey facelift with Star Wars tech coming to Malaysia in 2021

When we previously reported the launch of the new 2021 Honda Odyssey second facelift, we said that Honda Malaysia hasn’t announced anything in regards to bringing the updated car to our shores. But now, we expect that the second facelift will come to Malaysia by 2021. The second facelift for the fifth-generation Honda Odyssey made its debut in Japan. The facelift now features a more drastic look as Honda has swapped out the old grille in favour of a more aggressive-looking one.Though it&rs

Jerrica

Jerrica

Dec 23, 2020

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

Despite losing 3 months of business, Malaysian used car sales hold steady in 2020

Even though the country is still undergoing a pandemic, used car sales in Malaysia saw steady growth in 2020. This is despite the fact that used car dealers were severely hit from March to May due to the movement control order (MCO).According to the Federation of Motor and Credit Companies Association of Malaysia (FMCCAM) president, Datuk Tony Khor, the used car industry had only about nine months of business this year as a result.In an interview with StarBiz, he said in thanks to the sales tax

CY Foong

CY Foong

Dec 28, 2020

Volvo Car Malaysia adds one more 3S centre in Johor

Following its earlier announcement in August, Pekin Auto Sdn. Bhd.’s Volvo Car 3S Centre in Skudai is now open for business.Located in the outskirts of Johor Bahru, dealership is the latest to be built in accordance to the Volvo Retail Experience (VRE) – a dealer guide that best communicates the brand’s Scandinavian-inspired values – and has five service bays.This will be Volvo Car Malaysia's second dealer in Johor. The other dealer is located in Batu Pahat, operated

Hans

Hans

Sep 9, 2019

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

Spied: Second facelift for the Honda Odyssey spotted, coming to Malaysia in 2021?

It appears that the current-generation Honda Odyssey could be destined for a second facelift, as spy photos of what appears to be the new model have surfaced.According to sources, the new Odyssey that was spotted in Japan could feature a revised front-end with a sportier design. The camouflage on the rear-end also hint that the MPV will receive some updates there.Furthermore, the source also mentioned that Honda could be introducing the updated Odyssey in Japan as soon as October.Current-ge

Eric

Eric

Jun 5, 2020

VW Golf GTI Mk6 & Mk7: Hothatch kegemaran Malaysia, baloi beli ‘second hand’?

Kehangatan hothatch dari Eropah bermula sejak abad ke-21 dimana ia seringkali dikaitkan dengan Volkswagen Golf GTI. Bagi anda yang belum tahu, hothatch bermaksud kereta jenis hatchback tetapi lebih “hot”. Sebagai sebuah hatchback, ia mempunyai keseimbangan dari segi saiz dan praktikal. Ditambah pula dengan prestasi yang lebih tinggi, hothatch sering dianggap sebagai kereta yang mempuyai pakej terbaik.Profil sisi yang mengekalkan identiti sebuah hatchback sehingga ke generasi sekarang

Faisal

Faisal

Jan 11, 2021

First right-hand-drive 2020 Kia Grand Carnival launched in Thailand

Shortly after it was spied in the land of smiles, Thailand became the first country to launch the right-hand-drive all-new fourth-generation Kia Grand Carnival. The Kia Grand Carnival in Thailand only comes in an 11-seater configuration. Two variants are available; the base spec SX and the range-topping SXL.As expected, only the 2.2-litre Smartstream turbodiesel engine made it to our region. The turbodiesel engine is mated to an 8-speed conventional automatic transmission and produces 204 PS and

Jerrica

Jerrica

Nov 27, 2020

All-new 2020 Nissan Sylphy debuts in USA, Malaysia launch next?

Nissan has taken the covers off the all-new 2020 Nissan Sylphy for the North American market, where the model is known as the Sentra. The model will make its public debut later this week at the Los Angeles Auto Show. The model will go on sale in the US early next year, making it the second major market after China to launch the Sylphy/Sentra. The all-new Sylphy gets a new 2.0-litre naturally-aspirated 4-cylinder petrol engine that does 149 hp and 198 Nm. The Nissan Sylphy was

Eric

Eric

Nov 20, 2019

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

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

The Honda Civic in 10 Generations - The best car from Honda?

The 11th generation Honda Civic will be revealed on Twitch in a few days. The “Civic” name was first used on an econobox in 1972, and the car has grown into so much more over the years. 1997 saw the emergence of the Civic Type R that made the Civic even more popular among enthusiasts.With the reveal of the eleventh-generation Honda Civic just around the corner, it seems like a good time to look back at the humble beginnings of one of the most popular Honda cars of all time. There hav

Arif

Arif

Nov 16, 2020

Mazda CX-9 updated in the USA; New second-row captain seats, 9-inch infotainment

The 2021 Mazda CX-9 has just been given a facelift in the USA, it now features a brand-new infotainment screen, an updated 2.5-litre turbocharged Skyactiv-G engine, and even more comfort than before.Headlining the CX-9’s update is the 9-inch touchscreen infotainment system. The new larger touchscreen will replace the outgoing 7-inch touchscreen and will still be able to support Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Other than that, Mazda has also added a new Bose sound system that

Jerrica

Jerrica

Aug 26, 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

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

Car sales in Malaysia rebounded by 94.7% in June, SST-free period to drive sales up

The upward trend for vehicle sales in Malaysia has continued into its second month, as data from the the Malaysian Automotive Association (MAA) has indicated that vehicles sales in Malaysia has increased by 94.7% in June 2020.Back in June, sales amounted to 44,965 units, which is an increase of 21,735 units or 94.7 percent compared to May.Although sales figures over the past two months were encouraging, year-to-date figures paint a different figure. With 174,675 units shifted from January t

Eric

Eric

Jul 24, 2020

Toyota Alphard – MPV mewah serendah RM 40k, baloi untuk angkat ‘second hand’?

Sekali pandang, Toyota Alphard dan Vellfire nampak seperti sebuah kotak besar yang mempunyai tayar. Hakikatnya, MPV mewah ini cukup laris dalam kalangan kereta terpakai dan recond.Perkara ini jelas di laman jualan kereta dimana terdapat pelbagai unit Alphard dan Vellfire yang dijual beli.MPV sebesar ini menjadi begitu laris kerana faktor ruang yang diberi dan kemudahan keluar masuk dimana ia sukar untuk ditandingi sama sekali. Kemudahan ini dibantu oleh pintu gelangsar yang membolehkan anda kelu

Faisal

Faisal

Nov 12, 2020

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

VW Golf Mk8 to launch in more RHD countries, Malaysia by 2H 2021

Although sales of the Volkswagen Golf Mk8 has already started in Europe since December 2019, sales in many right-hand drive markets (except for the UK) have been pushed back by nearly a year.The delay is to allow Volkswagen to address the reports of glitches raised by customers regarding the car’s infotainment software.A fix has been rolled out and introduction in right-hand drive markets is now resuming in stages.Now, Volkswagen Japan is gearing up to launch the iconic C-segment hatchback

Hans

Hans

Mar 10, 2021

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

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