web analytics
Friday, April 18, 2014
Breaking News

UMW Toyota Motor Introduces New Camry Variant – Camry 2.0G X

Camry X Front

UMW Toyota Motor announced the confirmed price and order taking of a new variant the Toyota Camry 2.0G X in Malaysia effective March 17, 2014. The new Toyota Camry 2.0G X provides an additional option for customers who are looking for a different look and feel from the popular 2.0G. 

The new Toyota Camry 2.0G X variant comes with combination smooth dark brown leather seats, rear side sunshade and power rear sunshade, navigation system with reverse camera, 17″ dark silver alloy rims, dark bezel headlamps and rear lamps that completes the exterior of this new variant.

Camry X Interior

Below is the summary of the On-The Road (OTR) price for the Toyota Camry 2.0G X:

camry

UMW Toyota Motor Introduces New Facelift 2014 Toyota Innova

INNOVA

UMW Toyota Motor announced the confirmed price and order taking of the 2014 Toyota Innova in Malaysia effective March 17, 2014. Below is the summary of the On-The Road (OTR) price for the new facelift Toyota Innova: 

innova 

UMW Toyota Motor RE-introduces New 2014 Toyota Yaris

Yaris (front)

UMW Toyota Motor announced the confirmed price and order taking of the new Toyota Yaris in Malaysia effective on March 21, 2014. Below is the summary of the On-The Road (OTR) price for the new 2014 Toyota Yaris : -

yaris1

Available colour options:-

- Gray Metallic
- Silver Metallic
- Red Mica Metallic
- Super White II
- Orange Metallic (as per photos in this post)

Yaris (back)

All New Honda City 2014 Launched in Malaysia. Price starts from RM75,800

DSC05209

Honda Malaysia have officially launched the all-new Honda City earlier today. We’ve all seen the preview of the all new Honda City last month. This time, Honda Malaysia is ready to push the highly-anticipated car to the Malaysian market. 

The 4th-generation Honda City will come in 4 variants in our Malaysian market. Starting from Grade S (lowest spec), Grade S+, Grade E and Grade V (highest spec). All 4 models spots a 1.5L i-VTEC engine that produces 120PS at 6,600rpm and 145Nm of torque at 4,600rpm. What’s new is the brand new CVT (Continuous Variable Transmission) gearbox that replaces the previous generation’s 5-speed automatic gearbox. No manual transmission introduced for the Honda City unlike the Toyota Vios. 

The advanced new Continuous Variable Transmission (CVT) that was developed under Honda’s Earth Dreams Technology to provide the perfect combination of driving performance and fuel economy. Additionally, for the first time, the ECON mode is now a standard feature in the All-New City across all variants to further improve the vehicle’s fuel usage with the push of a button. 

The Honda City does 0-100km/h between 10.5seconds to 10.8seconds. 10.8seconds is for the heavier tyred top ranged Grade V variant. Top speed for all is said to be 190km/h. 

dsc05178 dsc05159 dsc05220

What differs all 4 of the variants are the accessories that are equipped with. The All-New City is equipped with advanced features such Smart Entry and Push Start button (E and V variant). Wheel size are also different for all 4 models – 15″ steel wheel with cover for S variant, 15″ Alloy rims for S+ and E variant while 16″ Alloy rims will be fitted into the top ranging V variant. 

DSC05224

A 7″ Display audio system is fitted in Grade V while S+ and E will only get a Standard audio system (like previous generation) and Grade S will spot a Single Din audio player. What’s great is that Honda has equipped 8 speakers into the top ranging Grade V being the most in its segment. While the other variants (S, S+ and E will only get 4 speakers. Multi Information Combination Meter,Rear Ventilation Air Conditioning (E and V variant), 2 USB Jacks (V variant), 3 Power Sockets (E and V variant), 8 Cup Holders and smart storage compartments. The advanced Steering Wheel Hands Free Telephone Control (S+, E and V variant) and Steering Wheel Voice Recognition Control (V variant) are connected with the vehicle’s infotainment system to provide convenience at the driver’s fingertips. 

DSC05255

Safety wise, the All-New City also offers top safety features that prioritize driver and passengers.It has class-leading 6 Airbags (V variant) (including Dual Front SRS Airbags, i-Side Airbags and Side Curtain Airbags), Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) (E and V variant), Hill Start Assist (E and V variant), Emergency Stop Signal (E and V variant) and ISO Fix features. 

All-New City is available in 5 colours: Modern Steel Metallic, Alabaster Silver Metallic, Taffeta White, Crystal Black Pearl and a new attractive colour of Brilliant Sporty Blue Metallic. 

Price starts from RM75,800 for the S variant and RM78,800 for the S+ variant, RM83,800 for the E variant. The top ranged V variant is priced at RM90,800.

Honda Malaysia offers 5-year warranty with unlimited mileage and service interval is 10,000km to provide further ease to customers to make the City the vehicle of their choice. 

 The All-New City will also come in 2 accessory packages consisting of Honda’s Genuine Accessories (RM1,700) and Honda’s Modulo Package (RM3,200) to enable customers to customize their vehicle. 

Hit the jump for more photos on all variants of the new Honda City

Read More »

Volkswagen Group Malaysia Optimises Extended Warranty Programme Process For Customers

With immediate effect, Volkswagen Group Malaysia has just announced that it is now centrally-managing a streamlined process for Extended Warranty Programme (EWP) claims with immediate effect. This customer-oriented approach is done in cooperation with its insurance partner and authorized dealer network to ensure a faster processing time and seamless customer experience on all warranty claims.

VOLKSWAGEN OPTIMISES EXTENDED WARRANTY PROGRAMME PROCESS FOR CUSTOMERS

According to recently appointed Volkswagen Group Malaysia Managing Director Christoph Aringer, “We at Volkswagen are committed to continually improve our customer service standards to be one of the best in the industry. This optimization of our Extended Warranty Programme process is the next step that we are embarking on in order to ensure the vehicle maintenance process at our authorized service centre network is tailored according to our customers’ needs.”

Furthermore, Volkswagen Group Malaysia and their insurance partner also announced today a 1,500 km allowance extension of the corridor of goodwill. The manufacturer recommended service interval mileage at every 15,000 km or 1 year whichever comes first. With the goodwill extension, customers will now enjoy a service interval mileage allowance of up to 1,500 km past their service intervals.

“These adjustments to Volkswagen Group Malaysia’s warranty and servicing programme policies are part of our efforts to accelerate customer satisfaction. At the end of the day, we want to ensure that our discerning customers have more efficiency, flexibility and convenience when servicing their vehicles,” continues Aringer.

These latest moves underline Volkswagen Group Malaysia and their dealer network’s renewed commitment to customer satisfaction, which has seen the recent enhancement of efforts such as the dedicated Volkswagen Hotline to handle all enquiries on Volkswagen’s Extended Warranty Programme (EWP).

In terms of operation hours, customers can now service their vehicles 7 days a week, with the extension of operating hours for maintenance service on Sundays for 20 Volkswagen service centres in Peninsular Malaysia. Additionally, opening hours at selected service centres in Klang Valley will be extended from 8am to 8pm and the technical teams will operate in double shifts on weekdays to ensure minimal waiting time for Volkswagen owners and enhance the customer experience.