Automotive News Updates For January 2018

The Lunar New Year is around the corner and brands are offering promotions and rebates for new cars. Ford, Mitsubishi, Renault and Volkswagen have deals while Kia, Land Rover and Toyota has rolled out updated and special edition vehicles with additional features.

 

Ford CNY Promotions

Ford is ushering in the Chinese New Year with an extension of their sales promotion for the Ranger XLT. New owners can now drive home the pick-up with extended zero maintenance cost for five-years or 100,000 km. The promotion includes rebates up to RM 5,000, shopping vouchers and more valid until 28 February 2018. Similarly, the Ranger WildTrak promotion includes special new year gifts of up to RM 5,000 in rebates, shopping vouches and more. Ford Focus and Fiesta gets rebates of up to RM 23,000, three-years free maintenance and five-year warranty. Those looking to travel home during the festive holidays should look into SDAC’s free 27-point vehicle inspection, discounts of up to 20 per cent on selected parts including brake, timing belt and lubricant-package as well as a 10 per cent labour discount on selected packages.

 

Kia’s Grand Carnival now with more features

Naza KIA Malaysia’s introduction of the Grand Carnival CKD to the Malaysian market comes in two variants; EX and KX.  The Grand Carnival CKD boasts an upgraded 8-inch Touch Screen Infotainment System which is Apple Carplay and Android Auto compatible. Users can now have access to maps, navigation, calls, messages and music with ease. For convenience, KIA added Bluetooth connectivity with steering control, allowing users to connect their smart devices without taking his/ her hands off the steering wheel. The Kia Grand Carnival CKD is now available at all authorised Kia outlets nationwide.

 

Celebrating Land Rover’s 70th Anniversary

In conjunction with the brand’s 70th anniversary this year, Land Rover Malaysia has announced an availability of limited 12 units of Double Cab Defenders in commemorative colours of Sicilian Yellow, Montalcino Red and Baltic Blue. Coloured stitching for the leather gear knob, steering wheel and seats are matched to the exterior paint. Priced at RM 198,800, these units will be powered by a 2.2-litre Diesel engine paired to a 6-speed manual transmission.

 

Mitsubishi CNY promotions

Begin the Chinese New Year with a new car, as Mitsubishi is offering the ASX compact SUV from as low as RM 99,000. But it doesn’t stop there, the brand is offering cash bonuses of up to RM 20,000; RM 8,000 and RM 4,000; and five-year warranty for the ASX, Triton range and Outlander models. For more information, call Mistubishi Motors Customer Careline at 1800-18-8161 or visit Mitsubishi-Motors Malaysia.

 

New Perodua 3S centre Yusmanida Auto in Sungai Buloh

A new Perodua 3S centre is officially open for business in Saujana Utama, Sungai Buloh to cater the sales, service and spare parts need of customers and residents in the area. With a built-up area of 16,000 square feet on a total land area of 45,000 square feet, the centre hopes be able to offer a more complete and one-stop Perodua Experience to customers and residents in the vicinity, in line with Perodua’s Transformation 2.0 initiative. The new Perodua 3S centre is located at Wisma Yusmanida, Lot 28808, Persiaran E1/1, Seri Pristana, 47000 Saujana Utama, Sungai Buloh.

 

Renault ‘Favours The Bold’

Renault’s latest ‘Favours the Bold’ campaign will offer customers who purchase the Koleos – Renault’s premium SUV to receive a free service and maintenance package worth RM 6,850. Available in 2WD and 4WD versions, prices for the Koleos start at RM 184,200. The brand’s Captur is also priced at RM 98,000, only available through campaign while the Fluence sedan retails at RM 89,888. All promotional offers for the Koleos, Captur, and Fluence will end tentatively on 31st March 2018. Any customers who purchase any Renault model between now to 30th June 2018, will stand a chance to drive away a Renault Twizy full-electric vehicle, worth RM 86,000.

 

Toyota Vios 2018 Refreshed

The 2018 Toyota Vios has been upgraded to feature more accessories and refreshed looks. Standard variants now sport a new design bodykit with honeycomb design grille while the interior has been refreshed with new seat cover designs for the GX, E and J variants. Parking sensors for the front and rear have been fitted on the 1.5 TRD, GX and G variants to make parking easier and safer. Other additions now include Shark Fin antenna, scuff plates as standard, while advanced accessories of Panoramic View Monitor, Digital Video Recorder, DVD-AVN infotainment system with 7-inch touchscreen, smartphone and internet connectivity.

 

Prices for the Toyota Vios are from RM 74,980 for the 1.5J Manual up to RM 93,980 for the 1.5 TRD Sportivo.

 

*Update

CNY Ang Pows of RM 988 will be given for selected model purchases, with additional cash rebates of up to RM 2,500 for selected Toyota models, apart from free servicing or free accessories. Promotions and offers are valid unitl 28 February 2018.

 

Volkswagen ‘Leaders of the Pack’

Volkswagen’s ‘Leaders of the Pack’ Chinese New Year campaign offers attractive rebates on the VW line-up, as well as to those to book and register their VW cars by the 28th February 2018 will receive a free ‘Liquid Gold’ petrol card worth RM 1,188. Futhermore, the first 250 customers who book and register their Volkswagen cars will be presented with a limited edition Lego Volkswagen T1 Camper Van. Cash rebates are RM 5,000 for the Beetle Design, up to RM 10,000 for the Jetta, RM 18,000 for the Passat, RM 7,000 for the Polo, RM 5,000 for the Tiguan and RM 10,000 for the Vento. For more information visit the nearest Volkswagen dealership or Volkswagen.com.my.

 

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