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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 Po

CY Foong

CY Foong

Jan 5, 2021

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 yang

Faisal

Faisal

Jan 5, 2021

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

Credits: Rushlane, OverdriveWith 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: RushlaneWell, 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 diff

CY Foong

CY Foong

Jan 5, 2021

Review: Volkswagen Vento TSI – Turbocharged efficiency, but at a cost

(2020 VW Vento Price and Specs | Gallery)The B-segment market is a tough one – established models like the Toyota Vios and Honda City have both conquered the segment since the early 2000s, leaving little room for other rivals to survive.Volkswagen Vento ExteriorUnlike other hatchback-derived sedan models with a tacked-on boot (looking at you Proton Persona), Volkswagen has done a swell job transforming the Polo into a sedan, as the rear end does not look like an afterthought.Furthermore, w

Eric

Eric

Feb 25, 2020

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. Volkswag

Haris

Haris

Jan 5, 2021

Honda City vs Toyota Vios vs Volkswagen Vento – which B-segment sedan is for you?

Honda City is Honda’s volume leader in the non-national B-segment market, having sold a total of 31,357 units last year. The popularity is attributed to a well-rounded package and specification that people have come to expect from the H brand.(2017 Honda City Gallery | Specifications | Full Review)Honda CityTrailing behind with 23,986 units is the original B-segment favorite, the Toyota Vios. Having launched early last year, it is the best Vios on sale yet as it is well-equipped now.(2019

Zamil Syaheer

Zamil Syaheer

Apr 7, 2020

In Brief: VW Vento – Still worth comparing against the Toyota Vios and Honda City?

(2020 VW Vento Price and Specs | Gallery)The Volkswagen Vento is a B-segment sedan that competes against the Toyota Vios and Honda City.Mini Passat, anyone?Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia (VPCM) updated the Vento a couple of times over the cars lifecycle, including fitting the model with LED headlights and a head unit with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay support.How much is the VW Vento?Prices start from RM 85,430 for the Comfortline, while the Highline costs RM 92,045. Opting for the Join edi

Eric

Eric

Mar 18, 2020

Ringkasan: VW Vento – Masih boleh dibandingkan dengan Toyota Vios dan Honda City?

(Harga & Spesifikasi VW Vento 2020 | Galeri)Volkswagen Vento ialah sedan Segmen B yang bersaing dengan Toyota Vios dan Honda City.Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia (VPCM) telah menaiktarafkan Vento beberapa kali sepanjang kitaran hidup kereta tersebut, termasuklah memasang lampu LED dan unit kepalanya dengan sokongan Android Auto dan Apple CarPlay.Berapakah harga VW Vento?Harganya bermula daripada RM 85,430 untuk Comfortline, manakala Highline pula berharga RM 92,045. Jika anda memilih edis

Mersita

Mersita

Jul 7, 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

‘Resale value’ sedan segmen B – City dan Vios ‘king’, tapi Almera lagi teruk dari Vento?

Dekat Malaysia ini, kalau bab nak beli kereta je mesti ramai yang akan persoalkan tentang nilai jual semula (resale value). Maklumlah, harga kereta dekat Malaysia mahal, jadi pembelian kereta yang mempunyai nilai jual beli yang tinggi amatlah disukai serta dihargai rakyat kita.Sebelum Vento, ia dikenali sebagai Polo Sedan.Kalau sebut saja sedan segmen B, pasti tiga nama ini iaitu Toyota Vios, Honda City, dan Nissan Almera merupakan pilihan yang standard di pasaran jika anda inginkan kereta denga

Zamil Syaheer

Zamil Syaheer

Apr 4, 2021

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

Haris

Haris

Jun 12, 2020

More savings mean bigger angpow with Volkswagen

Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia (VPCM) is ushering in this Chinese New Year with special savings on selected models. Model Savings up to (RM) Monthly Repayment (RM) Polo 4,000 725 Vento Comfortline 8,000 783 Vento Highline 4,000 894 Golf R-Line 2,000 1,750 Tiguan Highline 2,000 1,675 Beetle Sport 5,000 1,505 Monthly calculation based on 9-year loan tenure with 10% down payment and based on 2.5% interest rate. Subject to te

Eric

Eric

Jan 3, 2020

Volkswagen Malaysia launches eShowroom so you can shop for a car online at home

In response to the Movement Control Order, Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia (VPCM) has quickly launched an online showroom to offer an alternative way for Malaysians to shop for their VW cars online.Interested customers who have postponed their VW purchases due to the MCO can still make their pick on the Volkswagen eShowroom as all VW models currently on sale are available on the online platform.The eShowroom also has a set of special online deals to offer any who purchase a car via

Jerrica

Jerrica

Apr 1, 2020

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 Mk5VPCM masih belum mengesahkan ketibaan Polo Mk6 di Malaysia tetapi kam

Faisal

Faisal

Oct 15, 2020

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 vari

CY Foong

CY Foong

Feb 17, 2021

Special promos for VW cars this weekend, up to RM 4,000 in rebates

Volkswagen dealerships nationwide will be hosting a special sales event this weekend on the 10th- and 11th-October 2020. The event will also be run on all VW dealerships' social media too.Passat Elegance pictured.Offers during the event include an additional RM 2,000 rebate on top of ongoing rebates (totalling RM 4,000), applicable to the full Passat range - be it Elegance, United or the R-Line.Passat R-Line pictured.Other than that, prospective customers can enjoy an additional RM

Sanjay

Sanjay

Oct 7, 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 JazzBut as with any king on the throne, there is always a worthy challenger trying to grab the coveted spot. After missing a hatchback model

Zamil Syaheer

Zamil Syaheer

Apr 12, 2020

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

How the 7-seater Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace makes sense in Malaysian market

If you want an SUV that’s not too large and is able to seat 7, there aren’t many options in Malaysia. There’s the Mitsubishi Outlander, Nissan X-Trail, and Peugeot 5008. That’s pretty much it.Then we have the "big boys", the Kia Sorento, Hyundai Santa Fe, Toyota Fortuner, and Mazda CX-8, but those can be little cumbersome to navigate about in tight spaces.And that brings us back to C-segment SUVs. As it stands, the Tiguan has to compete against the likes of the

Shaun

Shaun

Feb 21, 2020

Which B-segment sedan offers the best power-to-weight ratio?

The B-segment sedan market in Malaysia is perhaps one of the most competitive segments around, as various car manufacturers have their sights set on this segment.But not all sedans are created equally – some are more powerful, while others offer a more upmarket interior.Speaking of power, let’s take a closer look and see which B-segment sedan offers the best power-to-weight ratio.Honda City – The most popular, for a good reasonHonda City galleryThe Honda City is Malaysia’

Eric

Eric

May 14, 2020

Volkswagen Malaysia offers its 5-Star Service Check for free nationwide

Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia (VPCM) invites all Volkswagen owners for a free 5 Star Service Check available at all service centres nationwide.As part of the check, a service advisor will conduct the check with the car owner to review and highlight potential wear-and-tear and identify severe issues in vehicles.Inspected items include the body and paint condition of the car, lighting, brakes, windscreens, windows, wheels and tyres.Starting from now till 31-December 2020, all Volkswagen owner

Brian

Brian

Jul 1, 2020

Review: 2020 Volkswagen Arteon R-Line - Worth paying more for a reskinned Passat?

Remember the Volkswagen Passat CC? The sexy, low-slung, four-door coupe that lured a number of Malaysians away from the usual compact execs like the BMW 3 Series and Mercedes-Benz C-Class. The Volkswagen Arteon is the successor to the Passat CC and it aims to accomplish what its predecessor did.Back when the Passat CC had a facelift, the Passat nameplate was dropped and simplified to just Volkswagen CC. Then, Volkswagen ditched it altogether for its successor and called it the Arteon, clearly po

Shaun

Shaun

Dec 6, 2020

VW Arteon 2020, Passat R-Line dan Tiguan Allspace akan didebut di Malaysia pada 12 Ogos!

Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia akan memperkenalkan tiga model baharu minggu ini - Volkswagen Arteon R-Line 2020, Volkswagen Passat R-Line dan juga Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace!Ketiga-tiga model ini akan ditayangkan di Volkswagen Tour yang akan berlangsung di 1 Utama Shopping Centre bermula 12 Ogos sehingga 16 Ogos 2020.Arteon 4Motion R-LineArteon R-Line mempunyai tren kuasa pacuan roda hadapan yang sama dengan Passat Elegance terbaru – enjin TSI 4 silinder 2.0 liter yang menjana 190 PS d

Mersita

Mersita

Aug 10, 2020

New 2020 Volkswagen Passat R-Line launched in Malaysia, from RM 203k

A couple of months ago, Volkswagen Malaysia was busy with the launch of the Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace and Volkswagen Arteon R-Line. Also previewed was the 2020 Volkswagen Passat R-Line in white which was only opened for booking at the time.However, the wait is over as Volkswagen has just launched the Passat R-Line in Malaysia online via Facebook Live as the top-of-the-line variant of Volkswagen’s D-segment sedan. Prices of the Passat R-Line start at RM 203,411 (excluding SST which is vali

CY Foong

CY Foong

Oct 14, 2020

Review: Volkswagen Passat 2.0 TSI Elegance - Better to drive than the Camry?

If youre reading this, it probably means youre still open to the idea of D-segment sedans like the Volkswagen Passat and the world isnt taken over by SUVs. Yet. In that case, the driving enthusiasts among us would like to extend our appreciation for keeping sedans relevant.But anyway, the Volkswagen Passat. It received a nip and tuck earlier this year and the Volkswagen Passat 1.8 TSI variants have been dropped, now with only one variant available – the Volkswagen Passat 2.0 TSI Elegance.G

Shaun

Shaun

Jul 14, 2020

Review: Driving the world's first 2020 Honda City RS with i-MMD in Malaysia

Before we go any further, we need to establish two things. First, the all-new fifth generation 2020 Honda City Hybrid Malaysia (GN series) is yet to be launched. Second, prices have not been announced.However, we were given an early preview drive in the all-new 2020 City on the condition that we dont mention anything about Citys interior – that will have to wait until the car is launched.We were only given a two-lap drive around the Melaka International Motorsport Circuit, but out of the t

Hans

Hans

Sep 25, 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 Mk5VPCM have yet to

Hans

Hans

Oct 15, 2020

Take a look at this Volkswagen Arteon R-Line in Malaysia, sexy!

2.0-litre TSI & 7-speed DSG 280 PS/350 Nm Fully imported, estimated to cost between RM 290k to RM 310k More luxurious than the PassatAt the launch of the Volkswagen Das WeltAuto Pre-Owned Car Division and VolksFest 2019, Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia (VPCM) has also displayed the all-new Volkswagen Arteon R-Line. The company’s latest offering to the Malaysian market.This is merely a public preview but interested parties can place their orders for one at any Volkswagen dealership

Adrian Chia

Adrian Chia

Aug 30, 2019

Nissan Almera 2020 serba baru akan diberi enjin turbo di Malaysia!

Apabila Honda Malaysia sedang sibuk mengacah City serba baharunya di Facebook, Edaran Tan Chong Motor (ETCM) pula senyap-senyap menyediakan Nissan Almera 2020 serba baharu dengan beberapa kejutan istimewa.Kereta spesifikasi Thai diberi roda 15 inci sebagai standardMenurut sumber yang arif tentang perkara ini, Nissan Almera 2020 serba baharu spesifikasi Malaysia akan dipadatkan dengan enjin yang sama dengan di Thailand – enjin turbo 1.0 liter dengan 3 silinder yang menjana 100 PS dan 152 Nm

Mersita

Mersita

Aug 4, 2020

Review: 2020 Proton Saga 1.3L Premium facelift, true definition of value for money

Proton took the right approach when they launched the 2020 Proton Saga facelift. Offering improved features and drivability at a lower price point for consumers. Their strategy of giving better value for money to the consumers is being rewarded in their sales numbers, with a monthly average of 3,500 cars delivered. The Saga facelift was crucial in helping Proton achieve their 2020 sales target of 100,000 units.Even as archrival, Perodua launched their updated Saga competitor, the price tag is ju

Adrian Chia

Adrian Chia

Feb 28, 2020