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Perodua Aruz vs Toyota Rush, the choice is obvious

Rebadging is a common practice in the auto industry, as manufacturers often rebadge different models and selling it as theirs.By now, Malaysians are familiar with rebadging, for better or worse.Enter the Toyota Rush, which is essentially a rebadged Perodua Aruz but with a much higher price tag, both are 7-seater B-segment SUVs, produced by Daihatsu, or in our case, Perodua.The top spec Perodua Aruz 1.5 AV has a retail price of RM 77,900, while the Toyota Rush 1.5G retails for RM 98,000.Both SUVs

Eric

Eric

Oct 21, 2019

New Toyota Wigo launched, LHD Perodua Axia with Android Auto!

Toyota has launched the new Wigo in the Philippines. The Wigo is a version of our beloved Perodua Axia, like Indonesia's Toyota Agya and Daihatsu Ayla. All variants of the Toyota Wigo retain the 1.0 L 3-cylinder engine and the 4-speed automatic gearbox.The 2020 Wigo lineup is headlined by the new TRD S variant, a sporty and exciting variant perfectly designed for an adventurous driving experience. The rest of the lineup introduces changes and more advanced features. The New Wigo G

Arif

Arif

Jun 23, 2020

Facelifted 2021 Toyota Yaris teased - Toyota Safety Sense, December launch, from RM 71k

A couple of weeks back, we broke the news that the facelifted 2020 Toyota Vios is coming in December and with it, a go-faster Gazoo Racing (GR) variant. Now, Toyota has set off another ticking timebomb by teasing the facelifted 2021 Toyota Yaris. Left to right: Toyota Malaysias teaser and the Thai-spec Toyota Yaris.Its still a small teaser, with only an image of the upcoming Yaris LED headlight plastered on Toyota Malaysias website and social media. The design is very similar to the Thailand-spe

Sanjay

Sanjay

Oct 31, 2020

2020 Mitsubishi Triton: Upgraded with extra features

The range topping 2020 Mitsubishi Triton Adventure X (RM 137,900) has now been upgraded with several new features, including a 360-degree parking camera that utilizes multiple cameras around the truck to create a bird’s-eye-view of the surrounding, aiding parking and maneuvering.Next, it gets a Driving Video Recorder (DVR) and on a side note, we encourage everyone to have one in their vehicles to record every driving moment on the move. Going on the road is often times unpredicta

Shaun

Shaun

Nov 14, 2019

New 2021 Toyota Yaris facelift now open for booking - price from RM 71k, TSS, 3 variants

Shortly after last weekends teaser, UMW Toyota Malaysia (UMWT) has officially opened bookings for the locally-assembled (CKD) new facelifted 2021 Toyota Yaris today, ahead of its December launch. Variants and prices of the 2021 Toyota Yaris 2021 Toyota Yaris estimated price list Variant 1.5 J (AT) 1.5E (AT) 1.5G (AT) Price RM 71,688 RM 80,591 RM 85,587 Bear in mind that these estimated prices are sales tax (SST) exempt, and only valid until 31-December 2020. With

Sanjay

Sanjay

Nov 2, 2020

Toyota Yaris ‘facelift’ 2021 bakal tiba di Malaysia – boleh kalahkan City Hatchback?

Toyota YarisBaru-baru ini UMW Toyota Malaysia membuka tempahan untuk Toyota Yaris 2021 yang dikemaskini untuk pasaran tempatan. Dalam artikel ini, kita akan rungkaikan apa yang anda boleh jangkakan daripada hatchback bukan nasional terlaris ini.Bila Toyota Yaris dikemas kini akan dijual?Sama seperti Toyota Vios 2021, Yaris yang baru bakal memasuki bilik pameran pada bulan Disember. Stok Yaris dah nak habis, dan sumber kami yang dipercayai berkata pembeli yang telah lulus pinjaman mereka bakal me

Zamil Syaheer

Zamil Syaheer

Nov 20, 2020

Prices announced for 2021 Toyota Vios facelift - from RM 76k, TSS, new colour

Barely a day after UMW Toyota Malaysia (UMWT) teased the 2021 Toyota Vios facelift, weve now got the estimated price list for the updated B-segment sedan. Estimated prices of the 2021 Toyota Vios facelift 2021 Toyota Vios estimated price list Variant 1.5 J (AT) 1.5E (AT) 1.5G (AT) Price RM 75,701 RM 85,674 RM 89,232 The estimated price list shown above are SST-exempt (valid until 31-Dec 2020), on-the-road sans insurance and road tax.Much like the equally-new 2021

Sanjay

Sanjay

Nov 16, 2020

All-new 2021 Toyota Harrier, TNGA-K, 2.0L and 2.5L Hybrid, goodbye turbo

Slightly less than a week after the all-new 2021 Toyota Harrier was leaked online, Toyota has released preliminary specifications of its SUV.Goodbye turbo powerFrom the provided specifications, Toyota has dropped the outgoing model's 2.0-litre turbocharged petrol engine, replacing it with two Dynamic Force powertrains.The first is a 2.0-litre M20A-FKS naturally-aspirated petrol engine that does 171 PS at 6,600 rpm and 207 Nm at 4,800 rpm, hooked up to a Direct Shift CVT.Apart from the n

Eric

Eric

Apr 13, 2020

2021 Toyota Yaris facelift - new vs old, small price bump but what's new?

UMW Toyota Motor has opened bookings for the 2021 Toyota Yaris facelift earlier this morning. Theres been an approximately RM 1k+ bump across the range, so lets see what buyers will get for for the extra dosh. Exterior - cleaner designMost will agree that the new facelift is far easier on the eyes than the outgoing Yaris. Changes now include LED head lamps and daytime running lights (DRLs) across all three variants, and an aggressive front bumper that looks much simpler than before. It still wea

Sanjay

Sanjay

Nov 2, 2020

UMW Toyota Updates Hilux, Fortuner, And Innova

Hilux 2.8 Black Edition introduced Apple CarPlay and Android Auto on selected Innova and Fortuner variants Optional VTS, BSM, RCTA, and rear DVRUMW Toyota Motor has introduced updated version of its IMV range, which includes the Fortuner, Hilux, and Innova.Starting with the Toyota Hilux, UMW Toyota Motor has replaced the Hilux 2.8 L-Edition with the Hilux 2.8 Black Edition. As the name suggest, the Hilux 2.8 Black Edition gets glossy black paint applied to the door handles, fog light covers, si

Jack

Jack

Aug 20, 2019

2021 Toyota Yaris facelift coming to Malaysia - can it beat the City Hatchback?

UMW Toyota Malaysia recently opened order books for the new 2021 Toyota Yaris facelift in Malaysia. In this article, we take a look at what you can expect in the facelifted version of Malaysias best-selling non-national hatchback. When will the 2021 Toyota Yaris facelift go on sale?Much like the 2020 Toyota Vios facelift, the new Yaris is expected to hit showrooms in December. Stocks of the current Yaris is depleting fast, and our sources tell us that buyers who have had their loans approved wil

Sanjay

Sanjay

Nov 15, 2020

VIDEO: Pemilik Toyota Vios 2020 ‘marah’ sebab fungsi penjimatan minyak!

Toyota ViosToyota Vios 2020 memang sebuah kereta yang jimat minyak. Reputasinya dalam aspek penjimatan minyak memang diakui oleh ramai pengguna Toyota Vios. Selain itu, Toyota Vios 2020 juga sarat dengan pelbagai teknologi yang terkini pada harga mampu milik.Fungsi paling menarik sekali tentulah maklumat penjimatan minyak yang dipaparkan secara berperingkat pada panel instrumen. Fungsi ini dipanggil fuel-efficient podium display. Lebih menarik lagi, fungsi ini akan mengira kadar penjimatan anda

Haris

Haris

Jun 17, 2020

All-new Toyota Corolla Altis vs. the competition, is it good enough?

UMW Toyota Motor (UMWT) has just launched the all-new 12th-generation Toyota Corolla Altis. Interestingly, the company pulled off the wraps of their new C-Segment sedan competitor in Sky Avenue, Genting Highlands.According to UMWT’s marketing materials, the company choose the winding roads of Genting Highlands as the backdrop for the Corolla Altis to highlight the dynamic prowess of the Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA) platform.However, the sad reality is that to most buyers, driving

Adrian Chia

Adrian Chia

Oct 9, 2019

2020 Ford Ranger FX4 set for Malaysian debut on 3-June, live stream via FB and YouTube

Ford Ranger gallerySime Darby Auto Connexion (SDAC), the official distributor of Ford vehicles in Malaysia will be launching the 2020 Ford Ranger FX4 on 3rd June. The launch will be live streamed on Facebook and YouTube on 11am.The first 150 customers who purchase the Thailand-made 2020 Ranger FX4 will receive these accessories worth RM 5,398 for free: Matte black sports bar and window tinting Built-in digital video recorder (DVR) and an 8GB memory cardIf you don’t feel like waiting u

Eric

Eric

May 19, 2020

In-car dashcam, don't drive without one and here's what you need to know

As cars get more and more feature packed, another equipment that has found into several new models is a digital video recorder (DVR), also known as a dashcam.Having video evidence from a dashcam will save from unnecessary “he said, she said” disputes arising from an accident.Many cars these days offer a built-in front-facing dashcam while some manufacturers like Toyota will even offer a rear-facing camera for an additional RM 350, which is a small price to pay for better peace-of-min

Eric

Eric

Oct 17, 2019

Toyota Hilux – Is it still the de-facto pick-up truck?

(Toyota Hilux Spec and Prices | Gallery)The Toyota Hilux needs no introduction – it is by far the most well-known pick-up truck in Malaysia, thanks to a solid reputation for reliability and durability built over the years.Now in its eighth generation, the Toyota Hilux continues to be a de-facto option for both lifestyle buyers and construction workers.Built for durabilityBut with the introduction of updated rivals such as the new Ford Ranger and Mitsubishi Triton, does the Hilux has what i

Eric

Eric

Jan 7, 2020

The RM 126,888 Ford Ranger FX4 is a dressed-up Ranger XLT, no additional power

Sime Darby Auto Connexion (SDAC), the official distributor of Ford vehicles in Malaysia has just introduced the new 2020 Ford Ranger FX4 via Facebook Live and YouTube.The new Ford Ranger FX4 is priced from RM 126,888 (on-the-road, without insurance). It is backed by a 3-year/100,000-km manufacturer warranty. Three colours are available – Meteor Grey, Absolute Black, and Artic White.Compared to the Ranger XLT it’s based on, the Ranger FX4 adds: Ebony Black front grille 18-inch gloss b

Eric

Eric

Jun 3, 2020

Digital dials are crap, and here's why

As someone who enjoys the process of driving very much, one of the features that interact with the driver is the instrument cluster. Pointing out the obvious, instrument clusters have evolved so much that they are now more than just a collection of fonts and needles. So why did such a change happen? Was there something wrong with the existing layout and design, or is it just change for change’s sake? As the old adage goes, "if it aint broke, dont fix it", right?AnalogueA combo of

Jason

Jason

Nov 29, 2020

What does the local-assembly Mitsubishi Outlander 2.4L bring us?

After Mitsubishi Outlander 2.0L CKD, the fully-imported Mitsubishi Outlander 2.4 4WD, also introduced the local-assembly edition. The price is RM 155K (OTR without insurance).The power comes from the 2.4-litre naturally-aspirated MIVEC four-cylinder as before, which brings 166 hp and 222 Nm of torque. The transmission is still INVECS-III CVT (Continuously Variable Transmission). In addition, most equipment unchanged, including the 2.4 gettings LED headlights, an electric parking brake, a sunroof

Cady

Cady

Jul 20, 2019

Meter digital memang hampeh dan menyemakkan. Ini sebabnya.

Sebagai seseorang yang menggemari proses memandu, salah satu kelengkapan yang berinteraksi terus dengan pemandu ialah kluster instrumen. Dari meter analog ke digital, banyak perkembangan dan pembaharuan yang telah kita saksikan dan rasai. Seperti semua pembaharuan yang mengikut teknologi dan trend, ada yang disambut baik, ada yang sebaliknya.Mula-mula kita kena tanya, kenapa kita perlukan pembaharuan? Apa silapnya dengan susun atur dan rekaan terdahulu, ataupun ia hanyalah untuk pembaharuan sema

Mersita

Mersita

Dec 6, 2020

Mitsubishi Xpander: New vs old, what has changed?

Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia (MMM) is gearing up for the launch of the Mitsubishi Xpander here in Malaysia. The company has been teasing the arrival of the model since August, including a preview at Mid Valley Megamall.But did you know that the model we’re set to receive is the facelifted model, skipping the pre-facelift model altogether.Let’s dive into the difference between the pre-facelift and facelifted model.Exterior – Subtle changesPerhaps the most significant change up fro

Eric

Eric

Sep 25, 2020

VIDEO: Wanita mabuk pandu Toyota Vios sampai sondol motosikal Harley-Davidson & Yamaha Avantis

Seorang pemandu wanita yang mabuk dilaporkan merempuh dua penunggang motosikal sebelum bertindak melarikan diri.Apapun, kejadian yang berlaku di Bukit Antarabangsa pada jam 12.41 pagi semalam tidak mengakibatkan sebarang kecederaan.Menurut Ketua Polis Daerah Ampang Jaya, motosikal jenis Harley-Davidson dan Yamaha Avantis yang dilanggar oleh pemandu kereta jenis Toyota Vios itu mengalami beberapa kerosakan. (function(d, s, id) { let js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id

Faisal

Faisal

Mar 16, 2021

In Brief: Toyota Yaris 2019 - A Welcomed Rival

(Toyota Yaris 2019 Model | Gallery)The Toyota Yaris 2019 is a B-segment hatchback, aimed squarely at the Honda Jazz, Mazda 2, Kia Rio, Peugeot 208, and Volkswagen Polo.What Is the Toyota Yaris 2019 price? Prices start from RM 70,888 for the base 1.5J variant. The mid-spec 1.5E costs RM 76,888, while the range-topping 1.5G costs RM 83,888. All prices are on-the-road, without insurance.All variants of the Toyota Yaris 2019 share a 1.5-litre four-cylinder naturally-aspirated petrol engine that outp

Jack

Jack

Aug 30, 2019

New 2021 Ford Ranger Raptor X is seeing Red in Malaysia, priced RM 6k more

Sime Darby Auto ConneXion (SDAC) has added a new variant to its Ford Ranger range – the special edition 2021 Ford Ranger Raptor X, which is offered exclusively only in True Red colour.The model will join the standard Ford Ranger Raptor, which will continue to be offered in the same four colour options – Ford Performance Blue, Conquer Grey, Absolute Black, and Arctic White.Mechanically, the Ranger Raptor X remains unchanged from the standard Ranger Raptor that it is based on. It&rsquo

Hans

Hans

Mar 3, 2021

Now Apple devices can unlock your BMW via Digital Key!

BMW has just announced Digital Key for iPhone, allowing Apple iPhone users to unlock a compatible BMW model.This comes after slightly after two years BMW introduced Digital Key for NFC-equipped Samsung devices.Typical of Apple, getting started is easy – you just need to pair your iPhone or Apple Watch to a BMW that supports Digital Key for iPhone, then hold your Apple device to the door handle. Once that’s completed, the authentication process with start and you can use either FaceID

Eric

Eric

Jun 23, 2020

Leaked: Black 2021 Ford Ranger Raptor X - will True Red buyers regret their purchase?

Just over a month ago Sime Darby Auto ConneXion (SDAC) took the covers off the special edition 2021 Ford Ranger Raptor X. At that time, it was offered exclusively only in True Red but it seems that black will be an option soon. As far as these photos found on the Ford Ranger Raptor Malaysia group an offer a first impression, it looks like everything remains the same as it is on the red Ranger Raptor X.Also read: New 2021 Ford Ranger Raptor X is seeing Red in Malaysia, priced RM 6k moreThese incl

Sanjay

Sanjay

Apr 13, 2021

Mitsubishi Triton overtakes Ford Ranger to become Malaysia’s No.2 best-selling pick-up truck

The Mitsubishi Triton has overtaken the Ford Ranger as Malaysia’s second best-selling pick-up, as of October 2019, according to brief business update by Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia earlier today.Both models still trail behind the Toyota Hilux, which is holding strongly onto its top spot.The Malaysia Automotive Association no longer provides sales breakdown by model due to compliance issues with Malaysia’s Competition Act 2010 so we don’t know the exact volume sold.However source

Hans

Hans

Nov 14, 2019

Volkswagen Malaysia launches digital aftersales service

Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia has taken further steps to digitalise its aftersales by launching the Online Service Booking and Service Cam services.Online Service Booking allows customers to book their service appointments from the comfort of their homes. Available on both desktop and mobile, customers would only need to select their preferred dealership, preferred date and time, and key in their vehicle details. An aftersales advisor will be in touch to confirm the appointment booking.Next

CY Foong

CY Foong

Oct 22, 2020

New 2021 Toyota Vios facelift to launch in Philippines via Facebook live stream

Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) has officially confirmed that they will be launching the new Toyota Vios facelift and they are inviting you to watch their live digital launch.The digital launch is set at 6 pm and will be aired on TMP’s official Facebook page this Saturday, 25th July 2020.  (function(d, s, id) { let js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; js.src ='https://connect.facebook.net/en_US/sdk.js#xfbml=1

Jerrica

Jerrica

Jul 22, 2020

In Brief: 2020 Isuzu D-Max Stealth, most pricey D-Max but loaded with features

There is now yet another variant for the Isuzu D-Max! But this is a limited-edition variant packed with more unique features than even its rivals. What makes the 2020 Isuzu D-Max Stealth different from all the other 11 variants launched during the facelift last year? Here’s a special in brief for the new limited-edition D-Max. While under the bonnet still houses the much raved about 1.9-litre BluePower turbodiesel engine, the Stealth also packs much more modern-day tech than the other

Jerrica

Jerrica

Aug 11, 2020