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

Shortly after last weekend's 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 this price, Vehicle Telematics


Nov 2, 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, we've 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 Toyota Yaris, Vehicle Telemati


Nov 16, 2020

BMW Shorties celebrates local film makers with Tayangan BMW Shorties event!

Can you believe it? It has been 13 years since BMW Malaysia started their annual BMW Shorties Award to support local film makers. Now in the 13th year of the event, BMW is proud to say that 2019 is also their most successful year yet with 130 short film entries. To further show their support to local film makers, BMW Malaysia has decided to bring films back to the iconic institution of film, REXKL, with a week long screening event, Tayangan BMW Shorties. Tayangan BMW Shorties will witness the sc


Oct 23, 2019

Goodyear's Shah Alam plant is now powered by 2.5 MW solar panels

Goodyear Malaysia's corporate office and production plant in Shah Alam will soon be able to run independent of the power grid by utilizing renewable solar energy. The plant's roof top now features 6,680 solar panels that is capable of generating 2.5 megawatts of power daily. These panels will supply green energy to six low voltage substations located within the property, powering ot just the manufacturing plant, but also the office and warehouse buildings. Gracing launching ceremony of the new s


Jul 25, 2019

Toyota Yaris 2021: Tempahan dibuka - bermula RM 71,688, TSS, 3 varian

Baru sahaja diacah tempoh hari, UMW Toyota Motor (UMWT) telah membuka tempahan untuk Toyota Yaris 2021. Masih lagi dipasang tempatan (CKD), Toyota Yaris yang dikemaskini (facelift) akan dilancarkan pada Disember ini. Varian dan harga Anggaran harga Toyota Yaris 2021 Varian 1.5J (AT) 1.5E (AT) 1.5G (AT) Harga RM 71,688 RM 80,591 RM 85,587 Harga yang dianggarkan adalah termasuk pengecualian cukai SST sehinga 31 Disember 2020. Menariknya, Vehicle Telematics System (VTS) dan Toyota Premium Security


Nov 2, 2020

Window tints: Darker shades for cooler cabins?

Darker tints do not mean cooler cabin Heat rejection quality depends on TSER and IRR index Dark tints may impair night-time visibility. In May 2019, Transport Minister YB Anthony Loke announced that dark tints for rear windows are now legal for private vehicles. This was a welcomed move by the public as they claim it provides better hot weather protection and added security. The latest regulations permit the front windscreen to have 70% Visible Light Transmission level (VLT), front windows at 50

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Sep 18, 2019

Perodua Alaza Received The Facelift Again

Perodua has announced the update of 2018 version for Alaza seven-seater MPV, this update includes a few cosmetic additions as well as new equipment. The MPV will be offered in four variants(all prices are on-the-road (OTR) without insurance for Peninsular Malaysia): Perodua Alza Standard (MT) - RM51,490 Perodua Alza Standard (AT) - RM54,290 Perodua Alza SE (AT) - RM56,890 Perodua Alza Advance (AT) - RM62,690 the redesigned instrument panel graphics, redesigned centre cluster, and a two-motion re


Jul 20, 2019

New vs Old: Can the 2020 Toyota Vios still hold off the City and Almera?

Shortly after prices for the 2021 Toyota Vios facelift were announced, we heard you ask: 'What's new? What's still the same?" These questions are what we'll be answering in this article. Exterior - Hey there, good lookin' Like its recently-facelifted 2021 Toyota Yaris stablemate, the redesign makes the Vios look more mature. Toyota has done away with the catfish-esque design of the pre-facelift model, this time employing sharper LED head lamps with integrated daytime running lights (DRLs) to acc


Nov 22, 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 unpredictable. And import


Nov 14, 2019

Audi to star in animated film Spies in Disguise? Here’s how

We’ve seen Audis in plenty of movies, the most notable being Marvel’s Iron Man. But Audi has taken starring in movies to the next level by creating a concept car especially for a movie! Audi and Twentieth Century Fox teamed up for the upcoming Spies in Disguise animated film to create the Audi RSQ e-tron concept car. The concept car was designed in close cooperation with the movie’s animators, Blue Sky Studios. It took designers and animators just 3 drafts and 6 months to create the RSQ e-tron.


Dec 16, 2019

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 p


Jan 20, 2021

To be assembled in Singapore, RWD Hyundai Ioniq 5 makes world debut with solar roof

The Ioniq 5 has finally made its world debut! This is the first model under Hyundai’s newly formed dedicated electric vehicle (EV) brand, Ioniq, and is the first production model to be built on Hyundai’s new E-GMP architecture dedicated to underpin all Hyundai Motor Group’s (including Kia) future battery EV (BEV) models. Also read: The Singapore-assembled Hyundai Ioniq 5 will be rear-wheel drive Designers drew inspiration from the Hyundai Pony, the company’s first production car 45 years ago for


Feb 25, 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 sources tell us that


Nov 14, 2019

Why I Buy: Say Yes To Vios

** This article is the personal experience of a 2020 Toyota Vios new owner and does not necessarily reflect the views of WapCar. Detail about car - Car Info: Toyota Vios 2020 1.5 AG(AT) - Colour: Dark Metallic Blue - Order Date: 1 September 2020 - Delivery Date: 26 September 2020 - Price: RM 86,132 - Cash Rebate: RM 5,400 - Accessories Rebate: RM 2,800 Reason to buy Exterior: Headlamps Projector Halogen Read Combination Lamps LED Front Grille Color + Plating Front Fog Lamps With Daytime Running

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Oct 5, 2020

Toyota Harrier, premium Toyota without the Lexus badge

(2019 Toyota Harrier Price & Specs | Gallery) The Toyota Harrier is a well-known name amongst Malaysians, as the model has long established itself as a premium crossover with solid Japanese reliability. But despite its long history in Malaysia, the model was never offered as an official Toyota product in Malaysia – instead it was sold by recon dealers. That soon changed with the third-generation model, as Toyota Malaysia finally realized the popularity of the Harrier in Malaysia, and brought the


Dec 17, 2019

Review: Is the 2020 Toyota RAV4 worth RM 200,000?

Toyota RAV4 After much speculation, teasers, and leaks, the 2020 Toyota RAV4 has landed on our shores directly from Japan (CBU). The Toyota RAV4 nameplate is one of the most recognizable names in Toyota's line-up, having pioneered the first compact crossover SUV segment worldwide in 1994. Now on its fifth-generation, the Toyota RAV4 faces off serious competition from many other manufacturers in the trending SUV market. The design was first previewed by the FT-AC Concept SUV shown in 2017, and mu

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Jun 20, 2020

Owner Review: The Go-to Choice of the Family - My Story with the Toyota Camry

** This article is the personal experience of a 2016 Toyota Camry 2.5 Hybrid Luxury (XV50 Facelift) owner and does not necessarily reflect the views of WapCar. Facebook: JJ Chang Introduction The Toyota Camry nameplate holds a special place in the automotive world. One of the most popular D Segment sedans best known for its comfort, space, and reliability. The Toyota Camry also happens to be one of the most favoured cars in my household. It all started back in 2003 when my dad got his first Toyo

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Jul 16, 2020

Renault Malaysia updates all Renault Subscription plans

TC Euro Cars (TCEC) announce today that the subscriptions for Fixed and Switch Plans have both been adjusted to better meet customers’ needs. The annoucenment came after the distributor expanded the Renault Subscription Trial Plan to offer unlimited sign-ups. The Fixed Plan now allows the Renault Captur and Renault Koleos models to be subscribed for 3 years. Previously, only the Renault Megane R.S. 280 Cup was available for 3-year subscriptions. The monthly rates under the Fixed Plan still inclu


Apr 27, 2020

Proton Satria Neo, Savvy, and Saga make ‘cameo appearance’ in Netflix’s Extraction starring Chris Hemsworth

Let’s face it, we all love it when any good bits of our beloved country appears in the international film or TV shows. Whether it’s our instilled patriotism deeply rooted inside our heart, or our pure love towards Malaysia, or simply because we like to critique on our homemade products, one thing is for sure – it commands our attention. It is no surprise that Netflix has been the preferred choice for people longing for entertainment throughout the Movement Control Order (MCO) due to Covid-19 pan

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Apr 28, 2020

Owner Review: Met Some Problems with My 2020 Proton X70 Premium X. Do I Regret Buying It?

** This article is the personal experience of a 2020 Proton X70 Premium X owner and does not necessarily reflect the views of WapCar Andy Chin Woon Fook Shopping For the Car I Need 12th February 2020 was a historical date for Malaysian to witness the launching of Proton X70 CKD. Before decision was made and due to competition of SUV market, I did step my foot on Mazda CX5, Peugeot 3008, Honda CRV 1.5T and Nissan X-Trail Hybrid. Based on my personal opinion, there are pros and cons for every mode

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Jun 21, 2020

Rebiu: Toyota RAV4 2020, adakah berbaloi untuk membayar RM 200,000?

Toyota RAV4 Selepas beberapa spekulasi, teaser, dan spyshot yang tular, akhirnya Toyota RAV4 2020 telah dilancarkan di tanah air kita. Ianya diimport khas dari Jepun (CBU). Nama RAV4 adalah salah satu nama yang paling dikenali dalam barisan kenderaan Toyota. Tambah pula, RAV4 adalah SUV pertama yang mencipta segmen crossover kompak pada tahun 1994, maka tak heranlah kenapa ada ramai peminat RAV4 diseluruh dunia. Kini dalam generasi kelima, RAV4 kini menghadapi saingan sengit dari ramai pengeluar

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Jun 21, 2020

Rupa Toyota Alphard dan Vellfire tak cukup premium? Kasi olah rupa ke Lexus LM 350!

Bercakap sahaja tentang MPV mewah kat Malaysia, memang tak sah kalau tak sebut Toyota Alphard atau Vellfire. Mana taknya, MPV ini adalah pilihan utama bagi golongan yang berduit, selebriti, artis, sehinggalah ke para Menteri. Senang nak lihat tarikan Alphard dan Vellfire ini. Rupa eksteriornya memberikan ‘road presence’ yang begitu kuat dengan lampu dan grill hadapan yang besar, ditambah pula dengan interior seperti sebuah kondominium mewah, maka tak hairanlah bersepah anak gajah ini di jalanray

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Oct 12, 2020

In Brief: Mitsubishi Outlander 2019, families should look this way

(Mitsubishi Outlander 2019 |Gallery) It is a 7-seater SUV that first made its Malaysian debut in 2016. The Mitsubishi Outlander 2019 is the only car in the segment equipped with Intelligent 4WD as standard across all variants. It is a complete package for those looking for a people carrier with all-weather assurance. How Much Is Mitsubishi Outlander 2019? Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia (MMM) offers two variants of the Outlander: 2.0L and 2.4L priced at RM 137,888 and RM 152,888 (OTR without insuranc

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Sep 19, 2019

Toyota Vios 2021 masih boleh lawan City dan Almera walaupun ada faktor harga?

Selepas harga Toyota Vios facelift 2021 diumumkan, ada yang bertanya, “Apa yang baru? Ada apa-apa perubahan tak model baru ni?” Di sini, kami akan jawab soalan-soalan popular ini. Bentuk luaran – lebih matang dan ‘sharp’ Seperti Toyota Yaris 2021 yang baru saja menerima facelift, rekaan semula Vios membuatkannya tampak lebih matang. Toyota dah malas nak buat rekaan ala-ala ikan keli seperti pada model sebelum facelift dan kali ini mereka mengenakan penggayaan lampu hadapan LED dengan DRL yang le


Nov 24, 2020

MIDA on why Hyundai moved Asia Pacific HQ out of Malaysia, refutes reports of falling FDI

Malaysia remains an attractive destination for foreign investors and reports alleging that Malaysia is losing out in foreign direct investment (FDI) is wrong, says MIDA (Malaysian Investment Development Authority). The MITI agency also adds that references to data from the United Nations Commission on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) must be read in the correct context. On Thursday, Singapore’s Straits Times published a scathing report alleging that Malaysia is losing its attractiveness to foreign


Feb 9, 2021

Ratings: 2019 Proton Persona 1.6L Premium - Excellent score in purchase and cost

In this week's Ratings article, we’re taking an in-depth look at the 2019 Proton Persona 1.6L Premium by analysing all aspects from driving performance to purchase and cost. Proton Persona 2019 Proton Persona: Driving Performance - 30/50 pts, well-tuned ride and handling 2019 Proton Iriz 1.6L Premium - Facts and Figures Engine 1.6L 4-cylinder NA Transmission CVT Power 109 PS @ 5,750 rpm Torque 150 Nm @ 4,000 rpm Weight 1,193 kg 0-100 km/h 11.7 seconds 100-0 km/h 45.5 metres The Punch-sourced CVT


Dec 17, 2020

Top Rank: Proton, Toyota, Perodua top Malaysia's most-stolen cars list

It's not an easy topic, but it's worth knowing so you can take appropriate precautions. Here's the Vehicle Theft Reduction Council of Malaysia’s (VTREC) Industry Vehicle Theft Statistics for Q1 2020. The pictures here do not dictate the exact models or variants. A lot of these cars have been in the market for years, so it's a mix of variants across different model generations. 10. Toyota Vellfire - 19 units stolen in Q1 2020 The Vellfire has grown to be a favourite among those looking for a room


Oct 3, 2020

Hyundai Elantra vs Mazda 3 sedan - Hyundai kini lebih premium berbanding Mazda?

Hyundai Elantra Mazda 3 Sedan Hyundai Elantra 2021 baru sahaja dilancarkan dengan harga bermula RM 1XX,888. Sedan segmen C ini dihasilkan secara CBU, meletakkan model ini lebih dekat dengan persaingan bersama Mazda 3. Mengapa bukan Honda Civic atau Toyota Corolla Altis? Hyundai Elantra diposisikan sebagai sedan yang jauh lebih premium dan bukannya populariti berbanding 2 model Jepun popular tersebut. Bandingkan harganya, Hyundai Elantra disasarkan sekitar RM 1xx, 888, sementara Mazda 3 Sedan 1.5


Dec 3, 2020

Pros and Cons: Mazda 3 – Premium inside out but are you willing to pay for it?

Launched in 2019, the Mazda 3 stirred quite an interest among Malaysians, mostly due to its seductive design. There are 3 variants available – 1.5L, 2.0L High, 2.0L High Plus. Both the sedan and liftback are identically priced. 1.5L – RM 137,660 2.0L High – RM 145,119 2.0L High Plus – RM 154,679 *prices stated are OTR without insurance and SST, valid until 30 June 2021 The Mazda 3 competes against C-segment rivals such as the Honda Civic and Toyota Corolla Altis. If you’ve shortlisted the Mazda


Feb 16, 2021

Kia EV6 revealed, first dedicated EV from Kia

Images of the upcoming Kia EV6 have been revealed ahead of its world premiere. The EV6 is Kia’s first dedicated battery-electric car, sharing the same E-GMP platform with the recently-introduced Hyundai Ioniq 5. Details on its powertrain and battery will be announced during its premiere, but Kia has taken this “reveal” opportunity to shift the focus on its new design philosophy – ‘Opposites United’. Also read: Hyundai Ioniq 5 makes world debut ‘Opposites United’ takes inspiration from the contra


Mar 15, 2021