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Volkswagen Polo Mk5: Pengeluaran di Malaysia dihentikan, model baharu bakal beransur?

Penjualan Volkswagen Polo Mk5 sudah dihentikan di Malaysia. Model tertua dalam barisan Vokswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia (VPCM) ini telah dihasilkan sejak tahun 2010. Walaupun pasaran lain sudah menerima Polo Mk6, kilang Volkswagen di Pekan, Pahang masih memasang Polo Mk5 sehingga tahun ini. VPCM telah menurunkan model Volkwagen Polo Mk5 dari laman sesawangnya. Namun demikian, versi sedan (Vento) masih dijual. Volkswagen Polo Mk5 VPCM masih belum mengesahkan ketibaan Polo Mk6 di Malaysia tetapi


Oct 15, 2020

Volkswagen Polo Mk6 2021 – bolehkah ia merampas takhta Toyota Yaris?

Seperti yang pernah dilaporkan, Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia (VPCM) telah menghentikan pengeluaran Volkswagen Polo di Malaysia. Adakah ini bermaksud laluan kepada model baru? Ikuti kupasan kami di bawah yang mungkin boleh menjawab keraguan anda. 1. Volkswagen Polo manakah yang akan menjadi model baru? Volkswagen Polo 2021 ialah Polo generasi ke-6. Menurut istilah Volkswagen, ia dikenali sebagai Polo Mark 6 (Mk6). Volkwagen Polo Mk5 Volkswagen AG merasmikan Volkwagen Polo Mk6 pada tahun 201


Nov 18, 2020

Will 2021 Volkswagen Polo Mk6 come flying to Malaysia with its eye on the Yaris?

As you know, Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia (VPCM) has recently discontinued the Volkswagen Polo in Malaysia. So, does this mean that we can gear up for the impending arrival of the all-new 2021 Volkswagen Polo Mk6? Highly likely, and here are a few answers to satisfy your curiosity. 1. Which generation is the all-new Polo going to be? The all-new 2021 Volkswagen Polo will be the sixth-generation Polo, those savvier with VW slang will know it as the Polo Mark 6 (Mk6). Volkswagen Polo Mk5 Vol


Nov 14, 2020

Finally, VW Polo Mk5 discontinued, all-new Mk6 coming to Malaysia soon?

The VW Polo is no more in Malaysia. The Polo was the oldest model in Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia’s (VPCM) line-up and while many markets have already moved on to the MQB platform Mk6 generation Polo, Volkswagen’s Pekan plant in Pahang was still assembling the Mk5 Polo until this year. Checks with Volkswagen’s website in Malaysia showed that the model has since been removed. The Polo’s sister car, the Vento sedan however, is still on sale. VW Polo Mk5 VPCM have yet to confirm if the new Po


Oct 15, 2020

Jualan Volkswagen Vento di Malaysia dihentikan, apakah yang akan menggantinya?

Berikutan keputusan Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia (VPCM) yang menghentikan jualan Polo Mk5 pada Oktober yang lalu, kini tiba giliran Volkswagen Vento pula. Sekilas pandang, laman rasmi Volkswagen Malaysia menunjukkan bahawa model Vento telah tiada di dalam barisan model tempatan. Dengan harga RM 84,449 buat varian Comfortline, Vento merupakan model Volkswagen yang paling murah di Malaysia. Mengimbau kembali, model ini dilancarkan pada tahun 2012 sebagai Polo Sedan. Sewaktu model facelift ya


Jan 5, 2021

Volkswagen Vento discontinued in Malaysia, what will replace it?

Following Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia (VPCM) axing the Mk5 Polo from its local line-up, the title of oldest model goes to its sedan twin, the Volkswagen Vento. Now, it appears that the time for the Vento is also up in Malaysia. A quick check on the Volkswagen website shows that the Vento has been removed from the local line-up. The model was one of the most affordable Volkswagen cars in Malaysia with prices starting from RM 84,449 for the Comfortline variant. It first arrived here as the

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Jan 5, 2021

You can buy a WRC specs VW Polo rally car, but not a Golf. Here’s why.

There is a WRC spec Volkswagen Polo on sale for rally fans! The Volkswagen Polo GTI R5 is a product of Volkswagen Motorsport as they prepared for their return to rallying in the WRC2 category. If you’re wondering if the car is road legal, yes, it is legal to be driven on the road. The Polo GTI R5 is a rally car built to attract buyers rather than a championship winning car. Developing a car under the strict restrictions of WRC is tough enough, but to create a car fit for both WRC but has the eas


Dec 19, 2019

Jimat lebih RM 9,000 dengan Volkswagen!

Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia (VPCM) dengan sukacitanya mengumumkan pengurangan harga sehingga RM 9,484 berikutan pengumuman pengecualian cukai penjualan. Harga baru tersebut akan berkuat kuasa pada 15 Jun hingga 31 Disember 2020. Model Volkswagen yang dipasang secara tempatan (CKD) adalah Polo, Vento, Tiguan dan Passat, manakala barisan model Golf (R-Line, GTI dan R) diimport sepenuhnya (CBU). Dengan pengecualian cukai jualan, pelanggan dapat menikmati penjimatan sehingga RM 3,881 bagi Tig


Jun 12, 2020

After VW Golf and Polo, the next GTI in line might be the Tiguan

Volkswagen Tiguan Volkswagen Tiguan has been the automaker's best-selling model in their line up, and it looks like VW is considering to don the coveted GTI treatment on the Tiguan too. Rendering by Koaeca.ru for the 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan. According to a report by Carbuzz, the news comes from a conversation with Hein Schafer, Volkswagen USA senior vice president for product marketing and strategy. In short, he said VW is constantly looking at options for a more efficient engine with more horsep

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Apr 23, 2020

Volkswagen Nivus debuts, would Malaysians want a Polo-based coupe-SUV?

Volkswagen officially introduced the new 2020 Volkswagen Nivus. VW knows it as their latest Crossover Utility Vehicle (CUV) with a coupe silhouette. The Nivus is developed in South America and will be the entry level SUV in the region. Sales in Brazil and Argentina will start this year while the rest of the world will follow in the second half of 2021. Interest for coupe-SUVs have been increasing steadily throughout the years, especially in the new generation of younger car buyers. This was the


May 29, 2020

Intipan: Volkswagen Golf GTI Mk 8 dipandu uji. Bakal dipasang tempatan (CKD)?

Volkswagen Golf GTI Sebelum ini, Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia telah mengesahkan bahawa Volkswagen Golf GTI Mk 8 tidak akan hadir ke Malaysia sehinggalah tahun 2021. Walaubagaimanapun, hari ini kami telah menerima sebuah video intipan Volkswagen Golf GTI Mk 8 sedang dipandu uji. Video berdurasi 9 saat tersebut memaparkan sebuah Volkswagen Golf GTI Mk 8 yang sedang dipandu uji di Genting. Lebih menarik lagi, nombor plat yang digunakan adalah nombor plat kenderaan negeri Pahang. (function(d,


Sep 3, 2020

Honda Jazz vs Toyota Yaris vs Volkswagen Polo - which B-segment hatchback is for you?

Honda Jazz is one of the top favourites for those looking for a non-national hatchback. The design is chic, great reliability, coupled with fantastic interior space and a well-designed ergonomics, it’s not hard to see why critics and consumers alike rated the Jazz highly. (2018 Honda Jazz Gallery | Specifications | Full Review) Honda Jazz But as with any king on the throne, there is always a worthy challenger trying to grab the coveted spot. After missing a hatchback model in their line-up, Toyo

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Apr 12, 2020

Owner Review: Cheaper to Own Than a Myvi? - How I Ended Up Getting the Volkswagen Polo

** This article is the personal experience of a 2015 Volkswagen Polo 1.6MPI Hatchback owner and does not necessarily reflect the views of WapCar. Facebook: Kamal Afiq bin Kamal Bahrin This is a 2015 Volkswagen Polo 1.6MPI Hatchback that my wife bought new in 2015. It is the first car that she bought to replace her ageing family owned 2009 Perodua Viva 1.0 EZi. Upon returning from overseas and securing a job that required her to travel from Johor to Kerteh almost on a weekly basis, we wanted a ca

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Jul 10, 2020

Owner Review: From touge monster to highway cruiser  - My Volkswagen Golf GTI MK6

** This article is the personal experience of a 2012 Volkswagen Golf GTI MK6 SE owner and does not necessarily reflect the views of WapCar. Facebook: Han Eujin About my Volkswagen Golf GTI This is my 2012 Volkswagen Golf GTI MK6 SE which I purchased back in 2018 from a second-hand dealer in Ipoh. This Volkswagen Golf GTI is the SE version, the last batch of facelifted MK6 arrived to Malaysia. Facelift include front DRL, sunroof, full-colour touch- screen infotainment system and standard 18” Detr

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Aug 3, 2020

In Brief: VW Polo – Old, but is it worth it?

(2019 Volkswagen Polo Price and Specs | Gallery) The Volkswagen Polo is the cornerstone of Volkswagen Malaysia’s line-up, and has been around since 2010. Back in 2010, the Polo was available with a fancy TSI and DSG powertrain combination, but was discontinued a couple of years later. The Polo you see here was introduced back in 2015, featuring a basic 1.6-litre MPI engine mated to a 6-speed torque converter automatic. How Much Is It? Priced from RM 74,990 for the Comfortline variant, the Volksw


Nov 22, 2019

The VW Polo started life as an Audi? Say what?

Audi did not start off as the luxury car brand that we know of today. Back in the 60s, before the Audi started competing with luxury brands like Mercedes-Benz and BMW, Audi was rolling out affordable cars like the small hatchback Audi 50. Which… Volkswagen later took and rebadged into the Volkswagen Polo. Say what? But it’s true! The first Volkswagen Polo introduced to the world back in 1975 was actually a rebadged Audi 50. Audi 50 3-door hatchback launched in 1974 This is because when Volkswage


Dec 24, 2019

All-new 2020 Volkswagen Golf GTI Mk8 unveiled, 245 PS/370 Nm, 7-speed wet DSG

The godfather of hot hatchbacks is now in its eighth generation, known as the Golf GTI Mark 8 (Mk8). It retains the same formula as before, with a 2.0-litre turbocharged 4-cylinder engine powering the front wheels. How fast is the 2020 Volkswagen Golf GTI Mk8? The EA888 engine, now in its fourth generation, produces 245 PS/370 Nm and will almost certainly be paired to the 7-speed wet dual-clutch transmission (DSG) when it arrives in Malaysia. While official figures have yet to be disclosed, the


Feb 27, 2020

In Brief: 2019 Volkswagen Passat, GTI in a business suit

(Model | Gallery) It’s a D-segment sedan that was unveiled to the Malaysian market in 2016. Following the discontinuation of the Kia Optima GT, the Volkswagen Passat is the only turbocharged (and most powerful) D-segment sedan on the market. The exhilarating performance is coupled with German-engineered style and class. How Much Is It? Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia (VPCM) only offers the Passat in a sole 2.0TSI Highline trim, priced at RM 195,390 (OTR without insurance). It is assembled loc

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Oct 14, 2019

Owner Review: The heritage hot hatch - My Volkswagen Golf GTI Mk. 7

** This article is the personal experience of a 2013 Volkswagen Golf GTI Mark 7 owner and does not necessarily reflect the views of WapCar. Facebook: Suhanesh Chandra The term GTI has always carried a strong heritage with it. Ever since the first Volkswagen Golf Mark 1 GTI launched in 1976 till the latest Golf GTI Mark 8 that was unveiled recently, this model from Volkswagen has always been the benchmark for the hot hatches and other automakers have always been trying to surpass that benchmark.

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Sep 4, 2020

Volkswagen Malaysia holds a 12.12 sale on Instagram. Say what?

The concept of buying a car on Lazada is still foreign to most of us, but now Volkswagen Malaysia has taken yet another unconventional step with an Instagram-exclusive car sale in conjunction with the 12.12 sale. 12 units of the VW Polo with JOIN accessories and 12 units of the VW Beetle with free spoiler and VW Tint will be up on sale on Volkswagen Malaysia’s Instagram profile with a RM 12,000 discount. Like the 12.12 sales on online shopping websites, VW’s 12.12 sales only run for 24 hours, st


Dec 11, 2019

Spied: Volkswagen Virtus caught testing in India, Vento replacement for Malaysia?

Credits: Rushlane, Overdrive With news of the Volkswagen Vento finally discontinued in Malaysia out of the way, let’s move on to a scoop on its potential replacement. A Volkswagen Virtus in left-hand drive has been spotted by the Indian media very recently, so does this mean that the Virtus is a go for our market? Credit: Rushlane Well, it’s not exactly a straightforward answer because this particular Virtus is most likely used as a test mule by Volkswagen India. There will be some differences b

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Jan 5, 2021

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 Mengenai V


Jan 11, 2021

Spyshot: Volkswagen Virtus diintip di India, bakal ganti VW Vento?

Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia didapati telah menggugurkan Volkswagen Vento secara senyap di Malaysia. Walaubagaimanapun, tiada sebarang maklumat mengenai penggantinya dapat disahkan. Sedan segmen B tersebut merupakan model Volkswagen mampu milik dengan harga serendah RM 84,449 bagi varian paling asas iaitu varian Comfortline. Namun begitu, pasaran Amerika Selatan sudah pun menerima pengganti VW Vento iaitu Volkswagen Virtus; sebuah model kembar sedan bagi model hatchback VW Polo Mk6. Volksw


Jan 5, 2021

2021 Volkswagen T-Cross could be launched in Indonesia, what about Malaysia?

The latest Motor Vehicle Sales Value (NJKB, Nilai Jual Kenderaan Bermotor) from Indonesia’s tax office has revealed numerous vehicles that are to be launched in the archipelago. Besides the specs of the Daihatsu Rocky and Toyota Raize, donor cars to the Perodua D55L compact SUV, another car listed is the 2021 Volkswagen T-Cross. NJKB is a car’s gazetted before tax value that is used by the Indonesian Customs. It is not the car’s selling price. The latest NJKB only shows one variant of the T-Cros

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Feb 17, 2021

0-100 km/j: Antara Myvi, Iriz, Jazz, Yaris, Mazda 2, dan Polo, yang manakah paling laju?

Kenderaan hatchback segmen B agak laris di Malaysia dimana ia menjadi pilihan utama bagi graduan yang baru memulakan kerja. Segmen ini juga menarik buat pengguna yang hendak menukar daripada kereta bandar yang kecil seperti Perodua Axia atau daripada kereta lama sekalipun. Untuk pengetahuan anda, segmen ini jugalah Perodua Myvi bertapak dan menguasai pasaran Malaysia sehingga menjadi kenderaan yang paling laris. Perodua Myvi turut dianggap sebagai raja di jalanan kerana kelajuan dan kebolehan se


Sep 10, 2020

Intipan: VW Golf GTI Mk8 tanpa sebarang samaran di Putrajaya. Bakal dipasang di Pekan, Pahang?

Volkswagen Golf GTI Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia dilihat sekali lagi memberi fokus terhadap pasaran Malaysia dengan sebuah lagi intipan terhadap VW Golf GTI Mk8 yang terdedah di Putrajaya. Sebelum ini, kami turut melaporkan bahawa terdapat sebuah VW Golf GTI Mk8 yang sedang melakukan pandu uji di Genting. Pengguna Facebook, Akmal Azmi melakukan intipan tersebut kereta VW Golf GTI Mk8 ini sedang terdedah di tempat terbuka. Tanpa berselindung, sedikit sebanyak ciri-ciri dan kelengkapan boleh


Oct 5, 2020

Volkswagen Malaysia panggil semula 12,732 kereta kerana isu kotak gear DSG

Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia (VPCM) telah mengisukan notis panggilan-semula hari ini bagi 12,732 buah kereta yang dihasilkan antara 2011 hingga 2015. Isu yang hendak dibetulkan adalah berkaitan ‘hydraulic pressure accumulator’ di dalam kotak gear dwi-klac 7 kelajuannya. Kegagalan komponen ini akan menyebabkan kerosakan kotak gear dan fungsi enjin. Berikut adalah model-model yang terkesan. Model-model yang dihasilkan selepas tahun 2016 tidak terkesan. Beetle Cross Touran Golf (Mk.6 dan Mk.7


Jul 20, 2020

Hybrids make up 1 in 3 Mk8 VW Golf sold in Europe, CKD Golf GTI coming to Malaysia

The Volkswagen Golf has once again proved to be a hit with buyers in Europe and Germany last year. The Mk8 VW Golf retains its crown as the best-selling car not just in Europe - where 312,000 units were delivered, but also in its home ground in Germany - delivering 133,900 units. These numbers are across all Golf variants. According to Ralf Brandstätter, CEO of Volkswagen Passenger Cars, whilst the Mk8 VW Golf had its launch interrupted by the Covid-19 pandemic, sales really gathered momentum in


Jan 14, 2021

Volkswagen Malaysia recalls 12,732 cars due to gearbox issue

Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia (VPCM) has issued a recall notice today for 12,732 cars produced between 2011 and 2015. The issue to be rectified is the hydraulic pressure accumulator within the 7-speed dual-clutch gearbox. Failure of this component can possibly lead to pressure loss, interrupting power transmission between the engine and gearbox. These are the affected models. Models produced after 2016 are not affected. Beetle Cross Touran Golf (Mk.6 and Mk.7) Jetta Passat (B7) Passat CC Po


Jul 20, 2020

VW Golf GTI Mk8 2021 CKD – harga dengan pengecualian cukai SST tidak mustahil?

Selama 7 generasi, VW Golf GTI telah menjadi pilihan utama buat kategori hothatch. Sepanjang pengeluaran, hothatch dari Jerman ini menggabungkan aspek prestasi dan praktikal di dalam pakej yang cukup menawan. Apa yang menarik buat generasi Mk8 ini ialah ia akan menjadi Golf GTI pertama yang dipasang tempatan (CKD). Jadi, apakah yang boleh jangkakan dari hothatch padu generasi ke-8 ini? Mari kita selami sama-sama. CKD bermaksud harganya lebih murah? VW Golf GTI Mk8 2021 diintip ketika diuji di Ma


Jan 5, 2021