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Does the Perodua Ativa (D55L) come with a spare wheel?

Although spare wheels are no longer offered in many premium cars (replaced with either run-flat tyres or tyre repair kits), spare wheels are still important for consumers shopping at the lower-end of the price spectrum.This widely circulated photo is not of the Perodua AtivaPrior to the Perodua Ativa’s (D55L) local launch, many Facebook users were saying that the Perodua Ativa doesn’t come with a spare wheel. This is not true. All variants of the Perodua Ativa come with a spare wheel

Hans

Hans

Mar 3, 2021

Counterfeit vs original spare parts: How to tell?

On the surface, the air filter and spark plug you bought from your neighbourhood spare parts shop look just like the original item, except that you’ve paid just a fraction of the price you would have otherwise paid at an authorised service centre.But little do you know, the spare parts you just bought are in fact counterfeit items, not original as what the shop owner told you.Counterfeit spare parts have been floating around in the market for the longest time, but how do you identify which

Eric

Eric

May 4, 2020

Here's why having a spare wheel won't do you much good

An increasingly prevalent practice for carmakers nowadays is to sell buyers a car that comes without a spare wheel (wheel, in this context is tyre + rim). In its place could be run flat tyres, a tyre pressure monitor system, or a more agricultural solution like a tyre repair kit.Image creditMany buyers are up in arms because of this, grumbling that carmakers are shortchanging them, or putting more expensive solutions in place. But lets dig deeper and ask ourselves, is this a valid argument? Do y

Jason

Jason

Mar 3, 2021

Run flat tyres, tyre repair kits, or spare tyres. Which is best?

Your car ownership experience isn’t complete without having at least one flat tyre incident. For this, manufacturers have given us full-sized spares, space-savers, run-flat tyres, and even tyre repair kits. What you have in your car has been pre-determined by the manufacturer.The question is, which is the best?The answer depends on the type of driver you are, the type of commute you do, and where you live. Each option offers its own pros and cons.1. Full-sized sparesA full-sized spare

Arif

Arif

Jun 9, 2020

Rejoice because your Small Little Kancil will still have parts!

Good news to old Perodua model owners because Perodua has just made body parts much easier to access!Perodua has recently invested a cool RM 7 million into centralising parts production of past models.The investment goes into a new 1,600 metric tonne press stamping machine placed in their supplier IQM Sdn Bhd’s facility.The new hydraulic press will produce parts such as bonnets, side outer panels, rear outer panels, fenders, doors and roofs for past Perodua models like the first-gener

Jerrica

Jerrica

Oct 29, 2019

Longer waiting period for Perodua Myvi, Aruz, and Alza as chip shortage slows production

Booked a Perodua, or thinking about getting one? Well, be prepared to wait a bit longer for deliveries. In a document circular that we spotted, it appears that Perodua is bracing for a shortage in semiconductor chips.Also Read: After MCO, chip supply shortage is slowing car production in MalaysiaAccording to the circular, Perodua expresses that, "This impact has slowly resulted in auto companiesn halting or slowing down vehicle production and supply of some spare parts and unfortunately, th

Jason

Jason

Feb 25, 2021

Proton acknowledges spare parts shortage problem, reaches out to customers in need

Like any organization experiencing rapid growth and change, there will be growing pains. Proton is experiencing this first hand, not just with supply issues of the very high in demand Proton X50, but also shortage in spare parts supply for its service centres.To Proton’s credit, the company has taken a very brave move to publically acknowledge the shortcomings in its after-sales services.At today’s announcement of Proton’s February 2021 sales performance, Proton said it recorde

Hans

Hans

Mar 2, 2021

Proton's Adventure in the BTCC Part 2

Previously, we took a look at Proton’s first foray into the British Touring Car Championship (BTCC). This time, things are looking a lot more different for both Proton in the UK and the BTCC as a whole.No, Petronas was just a sponsor here.The highs of the nineties which saw iconic liveries and carmakers competing against one another had been reduced to become more grassroots-oriented in the 2010s.A Toyota Avensis NGTCThis also saw fewer manufacturers competing in the constructor's titl

CY Foong

CY Foong

Jul 26, 2020

2021 Perodua Ativa gets a different tailgate from Japan's Rocky/Raize, why?

The 2021 Perodua Ativa is here and it gets a number of features unique for the Malaysian market.The Rocky/Raizes unpainted tailgateOne such feature is its steel tailgate, different from the Japanese-market Toyota Raize and Daihatsu Rocky donor cars, which get a tailgate made out of PPGF (glass fiber-reinforced polypropylene).Also Read: Launched in Malaysia, the 2021 Perodua Ativa: Priced from RM 62k, 1.0L Turbo, 98 PS/140 NmNote the painted steel tailgateThe main reason why Perodua went with a c

Eric

Eric

Mar 3, 2021

Hyundai-Kia’s 80% market share worries Korea, Malaysia indifferent with Proton/Perodua

In the first two months of 2021, the Hyundai Motor Group (HMG)’s domestic cars market share in Korea, including that of Kia, reached 78.5 percent. After including imported cars, the combined market share of Hyundai and Kia in Korea stands at 65.4 percent.In 2015, when there was more competition from other domestic manufacturers like Renault-Samsung, GM Korea, and Ssangyong, HMG’s domestic car market share stood 12 percent lower, at 66.5 percent.The Korean government, along with sever

Hans

Hans

Mar 16, 2021

Kenapa kadangkala ada tayar ‘spare’ pun tak guna? Ini sebabnya.

Satu langkah yang semakin lazim diambil oleh pembuat kereta masa kini ialah menjual kereta lengkap dengan tayar ganti atau ‘spare tyre’ dengan rim sekali.Kadangkala kalau tak ada tayar ganti, pembeli akan dapat tayar ‘run flat’, sistem pemantauan tekanan angin tayar, ataupun solusi lebih DIY seperti kit pembaikan tayar.Kredit gambarRamai pembeli yang tak puas hati jika kereta tidak didatangkan dengan tayar ganti dan menganggap pengeluar kereta lokek atau memberikan solusi

Mersita

Mersita

Mar 28, 2021

2021 Perodua Ativa 1.0 AV vs Proton X50 1.5T Standard – Do you need a bigger car?

We can already hear a pack of keyboards firing away so yes, the 2021 Perodua Ativa (D55L) and Proton X50 are not direct rivals. But as we mentioned before, they are close enough to fall in the same shopping basket and will inevitably attract similar demographics.If you are among the said demographics, then here is a guide to assist in your buying decision.Let’s start with the price. The Perodua Ativa has 3 variants on offer – X, H, and AV, priced at RM 61,500, RM 66,600, and RM 72,00

Shaun

Shaun

Mar 3, 2021

6 little things we like about our Ativa – long term review #7

As we drive our Ativa for more than two weeks, the excitement of owning a brand-new car has worn out. We’ve started to see more Ativas on the road too, and Cik Tiva doesn’t attract as much attention as she used to in the first few days.Worn out excitement aside, there are some little plus points that we find worth highlighting, in case the thought of buying an Ativa ever crossed your mind.The subject matter of its decent powertrain and suspension have been discussed multiple times, s

Arif

Arif

Apr 10, 2021

Launched in Malaysia, the 2021 Perodua Ativa: Priced from RM 62k, 1.0L Turbo, 98 PS/140 Nm

This is it, the moment everyone has been waiting for is here. Perodua has launched the 2021 Perodua Ativa (D55L) in Malaysia. Perodua Ativa prices Variant Price (RM) Ativa 1.0 X 61,500 Ativa 1.0 H 66,100 Ativa 1.0 H Special Metallic 66,600 Ativa 1.0 AV 71,200 Ativa 1.0 AV Special Metallic 71,700 Ativa 1.0 AV 2-Tone 72,000 Three variants are available at launch. The entry-level Ativa 1.0 X is priced at RM 61,500, while the Ativa 1.0 H

Eric

Eric

Mar 3, 2021

2021 Perodua Ativa的尾门与日规Rocky/Raize都不同,这是为什么?

2021 Perodua Ativa已经正式上市了,而它也搭载了许多大马车型独有的配备。Rocky/Raize的无喷漆尾门钢制尾门就是这些独有配备之一,这与日规版的Toyota Raize和Daihatsu Rocky是完全不同的,后者采用的是PPGF(玻璃纤维增强聚乙烯)尾门。推荐阅读:2021 Perodua Ativa正式在我国上市:标价RM 62k起跳,搭载1.0 L Turbo引擎,动力输出98 PS/140 Nm喷上车漆的钢制尾门Perodua之所以放弃轻量化的PPGF,转而使用传统的钢制尾门,最关键的原因就在于我国缺少能够处理如此大的塑料模具的相关设备。而要投资一个能够生产这件PPGF尾门的模具,其成本也并不便宜,因此Perodua决定放弃这个配备,为Ativa换上了钢制的尾门。因此,Perodua Ativa和它的钢制尾门(以及备胎)加在一起,重量达到了1,035 kg,这比Rocky/Raize重出了不少,后者的重量仅为980 kg。推荐阅读:Does the Perodua Ativa (D55L) come with a spare wheel?2021 Pero

Rax

Rax

Mar 5, 2021

These Gear Up accessories on the 2021 Perodua Ativa activate its fierce side

The new 2021 Perodua Ativa is set to blaze the Malaysian roads on fire with its appealing price and equally appealing features. But for those who think the SUV needs a gruffer and sportier look to match its active-inspired name, Perodua also offers Gear Up accessories for the Ativa.The Ativa starts from RM 61,500 and the Gear Up accessories are offered on all three variants. These accessories include a bodykit that gives the Ativa a sporty look to challenge other cars on the road, including the

CY Foong

CY Foong

Mar 3, 2021

First week with the Perodua Ativa - Something is rattling

It has been one week since we collected our Perodua Ativa and we have managed to cover more than 1,000 km on the odometer. We’ve been really good boys & girls during the first 1,000 km, following the instructions in the owner’s manual on the run-in (or break-in) period.Run-in period is overThe schedule has been busy for all of us at WapCar, and not everyone has managed to have a go with “Cik Tiva”. Those who have, however, seem very delighted and impressed.Cik Tiva ha

Arif

Arif

Mar 27, 2021

Perodua Aruz makes its first fleet deal

The Malaysian Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs (KPDNHEP) recently showed their support to Perodua by purchasing 55 units of the Perodua Aruz AV.This marks the Aruz’s first ever fleet deal since its launch in January 2019.The momentous occasion was marked with a small ceremony of handing a mock key over from the Domestic Trade Secretary-General Datuk Muez Abdul Aziz to the Director of Enforcement Dato’ Haji Iskandar Halim Haji Sulaiman.Perodua is confident that the Aruz

Jerrica

Jerrica

Oct 11, 2019

Perodua issues fuel pump recalls for 2018/2019 Perodua Myvi

Looks like the Perodua Myvi is affected by the global fuel pump issues as well. Following the recalls issued by UMW Toyota (UMWT) for Toyota and Lexus vehicles and Honda Malaysia in June, Perodua has also issued a recall for their third-generation Perodua Myvi.The global fuel pump recall exercise was first issued by Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) in March 2020. The recall affected over 3.2 million vehicles under the corporation and looks like this includes Daihatsu as well.TMC first started

Jerrica

Jerrica

Aug 7, 2020

With 3 choices, what is the best variant of the Perodua Ativa for you?

The Malaysian car market welcomed a new competitor today in the form of the much talked-about 2021 Perodua Ativa. Its finally here, and boy is it feature-packed with eyebrow-raising price tags. Also read: Launched in Malaysia, the 2021 Perodua Ativa: Priced from RM 62k, 1.0L Turbo, 98 PS/140 NmWell say this - its the good kind of eyebrow-raising, especially when prices start from RM 61,500. Oh, and did we mention Pre-Collision Braking (PCB) and Lane Departure Warning (LDW) is standard across the

Sanjay

Sanjay

Mar 3, 2021

Mitos atau fakta – Perodua Ativa (D55L) ada tayar ganti ataupun tidak?

Walaupun tayar ganti (spare tire) tidak lagi ditawarkan pada kebanyakkan kereta premium (digantikan dengan tayar ‘run-flat’ atau kit membaiki tayar), tayar ganti sebenarnya agak penting bagi pembeli kereta di julat harga lebih rendah.Sebelum Perodua Ativa (D55L) dilancarkan secara rasmi, banyak pengguna Facebook mengatakan Ativa tidak datang dengan tayar ganti. Jawapannya – tidak benar sama sekali!Kesemua varian Ativa dilengkapi dengan tayar ganti dan ianya bersaiz penuh; bukan

Zamil Syaheer

Zamil Syaheer

Mar 3, 2021

Perodua cars are outdated, and they’re perfect that way

What is the only B-segment hatchback that still uses a 4-speed automatic?The Perodua Myvi.What is the only brand-new car that still has no ABS?The Perodua Axia (E)What manufacturer is yet to fit electronic parking brakes in any of its cars?Perodua.Perodua cars are extremely popular for one very good reason – they’re affordable. Fortunately for Perodua customers, the cars also turned out rather reliable and good enough for daily driving.Despite Perodua’s success, their cars are

Arif

Arif

Jul 1, 2020

Perodua developing Daihatsu models in Japan, independent model development aimed

Perodua is now entering the third phase of its transformation plan aimed at raising the company’s competitiveness beyond Malaysia as well as aiming for a sustainable future, one that is integrated into Daihatsu’s global supply chain.Yesterday, Perodua President and Chief Executive Officer Dato’ Zainal Abidin said that Perodua is also working with all its partners to see where existing expertise can be utilised beyond Malaysia.He gave the example of how Perodua staff are now wor

Hans

Hans

Feb 17, 2021

Toyota keeps classic Supras on the road with GR Heritage Parts project

Toyota will be remaking spare parts for their classic Toyota Supra (A70 and A80) and reselling them in Japan and overseas markets through their Gazoo Racing (GR) Heritage Parts Project. A70 SupraThe GR Heritage Parts project reproduces and remanufactures long-discontinued spare parts for the classic Supra models. Toyota aims to make this as easy as possible - buyers can get their heritage parts from their local Toyota dealer or a GR Garage.A80 SupraSo what’s available for purchas

Sanjay

Sanjay

Jul 2, 2020

Proton’s market share at 7-year high - 27.1 %, 8,141 units X50 delivered

February has proven to be a productive month for Proton, as the company managed to deliver 11,873 units, capturing an estimated market share of 27.1%. It marks the highest market share for Proton since September 2013.Overall, Proton’s sales in February nearly doubled January 2021’s total of 5,964 units. Compared to the same month last year, volume has grown by 19.9%, though the cumulative for the first two months of 2021 is still 643 units (-3.5%) than 2020.Also Read: Less choices fo

Eric

Eric

Mar 2, 2021

All Perodua showroom and service centres are back in business

Perodua has officially resumed operations of all 182 sales, 202 service and 68 Body & Paint outlets nationwide. This follows the government’s partial lifting of the Movement Control Order (MCO) two months after it was implemented.“We announce today that we have finally put in place the necessary safeguards at all our outlets nationwide to ensure that our valued customers and employees will be sufficiently protected in light of the ongoing COVID-19 situation,” said Perodua P

Jerrica

Jerrica

May 19, 2020

Critics can keep quiet. Perodua has just set its highest ever monthly sales in 26 years

You can say that you want about Perodua. Good if you like the company, but the company couldn’t be bothered if you think lowly of its budget cars anyway.Since launching the first Kancil in 1994, the company has developed a laser-like focus on its customers, giving them what they want, which turns out to be just very regular cars that are cheap to buy, cheap to run, cars that go about their duties with zero drama.Perodua ended September by recording its highest ever monthly sales of 25,035

Hans

Hans

Oct 14, 2020

Proton's Adventure in the BTCC Part 1

Touring cars have always featured basically run-of-the-mill sedans that were bought by Joe Average. Some would go on to be iconic legends in the German DTM, the Japanese JTCC, or even the Australian V8 Supercars. But none achieve the ethos of full legendary transformation than the British Touring Car Championship (BTCC).Still the coolest picture everPlenty of regular cars turned into icons thanks to the BTCC. Who could forget icons such as the Volvo 850 Wagon with blue and white Securicor livery

CY Foong

CY Foong

Jul 19, 2020

Audi Centre Setia Alam officially opens

Audi Centre Setia Alam is officially open. Located in the central region, the Centre is designed as a “4S” facility to house multiple functions under one roof – Sales, Service, Spare Parts, Body and Paint shop.With nearly 60,000 sq ft of space, Audi Centre Setia Alam features the Audi Terminal architecture concept. Inside, the four-storey building carries the current corporate identity, furnishing and equipment that comply with the standards set by Audi AG. The i

Shaun

Shaun

Oct 3, 2019

From concept to production: Perodua GMA Space concept to Perodua Axia

Perodua has come a long way. In its early days, Perodua’s budget cars were good enough only for driving schools. Today, the Perodua Axia is no longer just something that you buy because you can’t afford anything better (of course, a part of that is still true), but it is something that even we will recommend simply because it’s the most logical and wisest purchase for anyone looking for a cheap and dependable first car.Enthusiast drivers might disagree but accountants and

Robert

Robert

Sep 3, 2019