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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

Ratings: Which is the most spacious? Vios, City, Almera, or Persona?

B-segment sedans are still the choice of many when it comes to family cars. And in Malaysia, the choices for B-segment sedans are Honda City, Proton Persona, Toyota Vios, or Nissan Almera.Among these choices, which is the best option, you might wonder? A criterion for some of us is downright fuel efficiency or cost of purchase. But what about practicality? What about interior space?Well, in this article we will talking about that and only that – Which of the B-segment saloons is the most s

Arif

Arif

Apr 16, 2021

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

B-segment sedan resale values: City and Vios lead, but Almera is worse than Vento?

If theres any word that can cause car buyers to think triple before signing the dotted line, its depreciation. Sorry to say but this is just as certain as the sky is blue - the value of the car you drive drops over time. Before it was the Vento, it was called the Polo SedanStalwarts of the B-segment sedan scene - the Toyota Vios, Honda City, and Nissan Almera - are often said to be safe choices when it comes to resale value. But how far is that true? Lets compare them, and well throw in the Volk

Sanjay

Sanjay

Mar 31, 2021

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

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

The Toyota Vios hasn’t been around as long as you think!

The Toyota Vios has its ups and downs but there is no denying that it is still a hugely popular car. You can’t walk 10 steps without stumbling over one in a parking lot. The Vios seems like it’s been around for years, 18 years to be exact. Wait what? But it feels longer!It’s true that the Vios started life only in 2002. It was a car created specifically to be sold in the Asia-Pacific market taking over the small sedan segment baton from what ASEAN regions know as the Toyot

Jerrica

Jerrica

Jan 27, 2020

Nissan Almera finally outsells Toyota Vios in Thailand in February 2021!

The all-new Nissan Almera is an underrated gem for sure but in terms of sales, it is unmatched compared to the Honda City and the Toyota Vios even in Malaysia. In February however, Miss Mera did the unthinkable in Thailand when it overtook the Vios as the second best-selling B-segment sedan.Image credit: Headlight MagAccording to the latest sales data, the Toyota Vios (which is sold as the Yaris Ativ in Thailand) was the second best-selling B-segment sedan in the Kingdom in January, behind the H

CY Foong

CY Foong

Apr 5, 2021

Evolution of the Toyota Vios in 3 generations - The best family saloon for the masses?

Bullet-proof reliability and good value for money is how most people would describe a Toyota. The Toyota Hilux, Toyota Corolla, and Toyota Camry are globally popular models that have further solidified the brand’s association with reliability. A less globally-popular car from Toyota would be the Toyota Vios. Not because it’s a bad car, but because it was made primarily for the Asia-Pacific region.Rivalling the Toyota Vios is the Honda CityThe Toyota Vios debuted in 2002. Its close co

Arif

Arif

Oct 17, 2020

Same price, more seats, 2020 Mitsubishi Xpander vs City vs Almera vs Vios

Thai-spec Yaris Ativ picturedNow that Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia has introduced the 2020 Mitsubishi Xpander in Malaysia, the question on some people’s mind is: should you get the Xpander over a B-segment sedan like the Honda City, Nissan Almera, or Toyota Vios?Before you point out that they dont compete with each other as they belong to different segments, keep in mind that potential buyers will end up cross shopping as these models are priced very close together.Let’s dive in and se

Eric

Eric

Oct 31, 2020

Watch out Honda City, new 2020 Toyota Vios facelift is launching in December!

Thai-spec model. It is known as there Yaris Ativ there.As the all-new 2020 Honda City romps in the limelight, another long-standing competitor is getting ready to fight back - yes, the facelifted 2020 Toyota Vios is well on its way here!Old Toyota Vios sold outBefore we dive deeper into the facelift, here's what we gathered: sources close to the matter at hand said that the current Vios is completely sold out.Due to this, it is said that Vios buyers who have had their loans approved wil

Sanjay

Sanjay

Oct 20, 2020

Honda City sold 1.7x more than Toyota Yaris Ativ/Vios in Thailand in 2020

The Thais have really embraced the GN Honda City ever since it was introduced in the Kingdom in 2019, to the point that the B-segment sedan maintained its top position all throughout 2020.According to sales data obtained by Headlight Magazine, 35,807 units of the Honda City were sold in Thailand in 2020. This gave the City a market share of 34.9%. Sales at the beginning of the year saw more than 4,000 units sold but that number slowly dipped as the country reeled from the pandemic.In spite of th

CY Foong

CY Foong

Feb 4, 2021

Wet races and drama marks Toyota Gazoo Racing Vios Challenge Season 4 opener

Racing is finally back on the menu as the Toyota Gazoo Racing Vios Challenge kick-started its fourth season at Sepang International Circuit over the weekend (26th - 28th March 2021). And what a season opener it was - further dramafied by wet races and drivers who, as always, were not afraid to go all out. TGR Race Classification - New rookie classThis is the Super Sporting class - with Speedaddixs Hayden Haikal giving M7 Japan Project Teams Syafiq Ali a hard timeFor those of you tuning in to thi

Sanjay

Sanjay

Mar 29, 2021

BMW 3 Series E46 – kini serendah RM13k, baloi angkat ‘second hand’?

Pada tempoh hari, kami berkongsikan tentang sejarah BMW 3 Series E46. Menariknya, ramai yang masih berminat untuk memilikinya. Dengan usia kini yang melebihi 15 tahun, mungkin ini masa yang sesuai untuk anda dapatkan.Mengimbau kembali ke dalam arena automotif, BMW E46 adalah 3 Series pertama yang menggunakan rekaan yang berlekuk dimana ia memberikan imej yang sangat moden. Malah sehingga kini, ia masih kelihatan cukup bergaya.Antara faktor lain yang menjadikannya kegilaan ramai ialah maklum bala

Faisal

Faisal

Dec 1, 2020

Not just limited to Malaysia, 2021 Toyota Vios GR Sport to launch in Vietnam soon!

Well, this is rather surprising, as a recent news report from Vietnam has mentioned that Toyota will be introducing the souped-up Toyota Vios GR Sport in the country soon.The left-hand drive Vios GR Sport was earlier previewed to dealers, in which Toyota Vietnam said that the model will be launched some time in February.Like the Malaysian-spec car, the Vios GR Sport that’s set to go on sale in Vietnam appears to don the exact kit, encompassing a unique front bumper, body kit, and spoiler.

Eric

Eric

Feb 20, 2021

Deal breaker: We love the Toyota Vios but this is why we would pick the Toyota Yaris instead

On paper, the Toyota Vios has got it all. 7 airbags, 360-degree Panoramic View Monitor, brilliant driving experience, a supremely quiet cabin (69 dB at 110 km/h based on our tests) and more in a very attractive price starting from RM 77,200 to RM 87,300 for the range topper.But there is one deal breaker that has us halting and reaching for the Toyota Yaris brochure (which, mind you, is very similar to the Vios’) instead, and that is the very annoying blind-spot monitor beep.Yes, both the V

Jerrica

Jerrica

Apr 1, 2020

New Toyota Vios – This Or The Honda City?

UMW Toyota Motor introduced the new Vios earlier this year, refreshing its popular B-segment sedan with a completely new look and a generous dose of equipment. But does the updated Toyota Vios range have what it takes to lure buyers away from the popular Honda City?Specifications for Toyota Vios Engine: 1.5-litre, naturally aspirated, port injection, Dual VVT-i Power: 107 PS @ 6,000 rpm Torque: 140 Nm @ 4,200 rpm Transmission: CVT-type automatic, front-wheel drive Safety: 7 airbags, ESC, TR

Jack

Jack

Aug 13, 2019

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

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

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

Honda City outsells Yaris ATIV/Vios in Thailand in October 2020

It appears that the appeal of ‘lambang’ H is not confined to Malaysia as the Honda City is the best-selling B-segment sedan in Thailand for the month of October.With 3,024 units sold in the Land of Smiles, that easily puts ahead of rivals like the Toyota Yaris ATIV (Vios to us Malaysians but with a smaller 1.2-litre engine) and the Nissan Almera.Both the Yaris ATIV and Almera recorded 2,096 and 1,621 units sold in the same month respectively.According to Headlight Magazine, this is t

CY Foong

CY Foong

Dec 4, 2020

Toyota Hilux generasi ke-7: Kini serendah RM 58k – baloi angkat second hand?

Industri komersil sering bergantung kepada trak pikap kerana ia memiliki pelbagai kegunaan. Antara trak pikap yang paling digemari sejak turun temurun ialah Toyota Hilux. “Hailak” cukup dikenali ramai terutama di kalangan industri komersil kerana kebolehannya yang pelbagai.Dengan sifat tahan lasak yang luar biasa, Toyota Hilux sering digunakan oleh masyarakat dalam urusan harian mereka seperti mengangkut barang, melalui kawasan yang mencabar, dan memuatkan 5 orang secara memadai. Sif

Faisal

Faisal

Dec 15, 2020

Is the new 2021 Toyota Vios facelift a better car than the City and Almera?

The B-segment sedan race is heating up for sure with UMW Toyota just only announcing (estimated) prices for the latest 2021 Toyota Vios facelift.Malaysians are pretty much spoilt for choice in getting a brand-new B-segment sedan with rivals like the Honda City and the Nissan Almera also vying to get buyers.However, which of the three would be the right choice? We’ll take a quick look and compare the highest specs (highest petrol-powered variant in the case of the City) of the 3 popular non

CY Foong

CY Foong

Nov 17, 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

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

What is a B- or C-segment car, and do you really need a bigger car?

The car segment classification is rather loosely defined. What is a B-segment or a C-segment car? In this case, B-segment is described as the second smallest cars while C-segment are considered medium sized cars. Examples of B-segment cars are the Proton Persona, Honda City, Toyota Vios, etc. They are the second smallest in the sense that there are still cars such as the Perodua Axia and Proton Saga in the A-segment.On the other hand, C-segment includes the Honda Civic, Mazda 3, Toyota Corolla A

Shaun

Shaun

Oct 17, 2019

Ratings: 2021 Toyota Vios 1.5L G - The best value for money B-segment sedan?

One of the top contenders in the B-segment sedan category is the 2021 Toyota Vios 1.5 G. The compact sedan by Toyota rivals the Honda City, Nissan Almera, and Proton Persona.The very recent facelift has updated the Vios with additional safety features, improved phone connectivity, and minor updates to the exterior design.With the Proton Persona, Honda City, and Nissan Almera all having gone through the WapCar Ratings, it is now time for the 2021 Toyota Vios 1.5L G.2021 Toyota Vios 1.5L G: Drivin

Arif

Arif

Feb 27, 2021

Hyundai Accent surpasses City and Vios as Vietnam’s best-selling B-segment sedan in Jan 2021

While Malaysian buyers tend to prefer Japanese cars over Korean cars, in Vietnam, it seems that the opposite is the case. The Kia Seltos was the best-selling B-segment SUV there in January 2021 and the same goes for the Hyundai Accent in the B-segment sedan category.Source: AutoProAccording to a sales report by Vietnam Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (VAMA), 1,799 units of the Hyundai Accent were delivered in January 2021. This accounts for 29.5% market share, followed by the Honda C

CY Foong

CY Foong

Feb 24, 2021

Which is a better buy? Perodua Ativa (D55L) vs Proton X50 vs Toyota Vios

Now that the Proton X50 has officially gone on sale, the next highly-anticipated model from our quasi-national car maker is the 2021 Perodua Ativa.With estimated prices topping out at the RM 73,400 mark, the top-spec Perodua Ativa 1.0 AV comfortably undercuts other well-established rivals such as the Proton X50 1.5T Standard and Toyota Vios 1.5 J.Why compare the base spec Toyota Vios and Proton X50 against the top-spec Perodua Ativa you ask? Simple, seeing that all three cars cost below the RM 8

Eric

Eric

Feb 23, 2021