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New Cars Launching in Malaysia for 2024. Anything Here You Fancy?

With the Malaysian economy going back into full swing after the COVID-19 recession, the auto industry has spoilt Malaysian buyers for choice from economy hatchbacks to enthusiast sports cars. With that, we’ve compiled a list of new cars coming to Malaysia in 2024! 

New Cars In Malaysia For 2024

2024 Mazda CX-3 Facelift

New car Malaysia 2024, Mazda CX-3 FaceliftThe Mazda CX-3 crossover is to receive an update for next year according to reports from Bermaz Motors. For the 2024 model, the CX-3 will still be a CBU unit from Thailand.  

Very little has changed, visually and in performance compared to the previous model. The facelifted Mazda CX-3 retains its two powertrains as its predecessor – a 1.5L and a 2.0L four-cylinder petrol engine with a six-speed automatic transmission. 

The only key difference aesthetics-wise is a brand-new 18-inch alloy wheel design.

However, the facelifted CX-3 has a few quality-of-life features. It gets a full suite of LED lights along with LED daytime running lights (DRLS), Apple Car Play, six airbags, and an active i-Activsense ADAS suite.

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2024 Mazda 2 Facelift

New car Malaysia 2024, Mazda 2 Hatchback FaceliftAnother new car coming to Malaysia in 2024, the Mazda 2 hatchback also gets the facelift treatment. 

It still retains the same 1.5L four-cylinder engine and a six-speed automatic transmission 

On the facelifted variant, the Mazda 2 has many more visual changes than the CX-3. This includes a brand new grille design, rear bumper, and redesigned 16-inch alloy wheels

The Interior retains the black leather upholstery but now gets red stitching along with additional features that have been added for driver’s comfort. 

These features include – automatic headlights, a 7-inch infotainment system (now with Apple Car Play and Android Auto), and a reverse camera with assisted guidelines. 

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2024 Honda CR-V 

New car Malaysia 2024, 2024 Honda CR-VThe sixth-generation Honda CR-V is now open for booking as of December 23, 2023. This SUV marks the first generation to receive a mild hybrid drivetrain along with a few innovative features. 

Visually, the new CR-V gets a sportier trim, with a new grill and alloy wheel design. The SUV also gets a full suite of LED lights on the head and tail lights, fog lights, and turn signals. Honda’s Sensing ADAS and Honda Connect come standard across all specs. 

As mentioned, the 2024 Honda CR-V will have the all-new 2.0L four-cylinder hybrid drivetrain along with a turbocharged 1.5L engine. Both variants are mated to an eCVT gearbox. 

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Perodua Nexis/Toyota Yaris Cross

New car Malaysia 2024, Perodua Nexis, Toyota Yaris CrossRumors of Perodua’s upcoming SUV floating around may bear fruit for 2024. Details about Perodua’s first full-fledged SUV are scarce at the moment, but what is confirmed is that the car will be based on the existing Toyota Yaris Cross similar to the ones launched in Thailand and Singapore.

The SUV will also be priced under RM80,000 and built as part of the Daihatsu New Global Architecture (DNGA) in the B-segment. 

We’ll continue to update any news on Perodua’s newest SUV so stay tuned!

New Electric Cars for 2024

BYD Seal

New car Malaysia 2024, BYD SealStarting with electric vehicles is the Build Your Dream (BYD) Seal. This electric compact sedan is to be sold alongside the Atto 3. 

The BYD Seal aims to go toe-to-toe with other premium electric cars in the same segment such as the BMW i4 and the Tesla Model 3.

BYD offers three variants of the Seal – the base spec, rear-wheel drive (RWD) model with a 61.4 kWh battery, the Premium Extended Range with an 82.5 kWh battery, and the range-topping, all-wheel drive (AWD) model with the same battery voltage as the Extended Range model.

Read more: Chinese Electric Cars Under RM150K

Chery Omoda 5 Electric

New car Malaysia 2024, Chery Omoda 5 ElectricIf two petrol variants aren’t enough, Chery plans to introduce the electric variant of the Omoda 5 next year. 

The powerplant is now a 64 kWh battery and a front-mounted electric motor. To spice it up, the Omoda 5 Electric also comes with an updated design. 

This variant is set to be launched next year and is to be priced cheaper than the BYD Atto 3. Will you be choosing this as an alternative?

Peugeot e-3008

New car Malaysia 2024, Peugeot 3008 ElectricSimilar to the Chery Omoda 5, the French marque will also be adding a fully electrical variant for its SUV lineup.

The current outgoing Peugeot 3008 will debut its next generation with a fully electrical variant in a coupe SUV styling. 

This electric SUV can be had in two trims and three optional packages – a 73 kWh with a single or dual motor configuration and a 98kWh single motor long-range version. 

Toyota bz4x

New car Malaysia 2024, Toyota bz4xAlthough the all-electric bz4x was launched in Thailand and Indonesia, UMW Toyota Motor still has no plans to sell it but hints at a release soon. 

Only a few units of this electric SUV were brought in for evaluation purposes on Malaysian roads. But, to recap, this C-segment vehicle is powered by a 71.4kWh battery via a single front motor. Toyota Safety Sense 3.0 comes standard. 

Tesla Model 3 Performance

New car Malaysia 2024, Tesla Model 3 PerformanceIf the single and dual motor variants of the Model 3 aren’t enough, Tesla Malaysia plans to release the Model 3 Performance variant somewhere in early 2024. 

Details about the prices are still vague. However, given the Dual Motor Long Range variant is priced at RM218,888, we can expect the Model 3 Performance to be priced around the RM300,000 ballpark.

To recap, the ongoing Model 3 variants can be had with a 57.5 kWh single motor setup or a 75 kWh Long Range Dual Motor setup.

Read more: Budget-Friendly EV Alternatives for Teslas in Malaysia

Tesla Cybertruck

New car Malaysia 2024, Tesla CybertruckJokes and memes aside, the Cybertruck is the closest thing you can get to owning an armored car. 

Just like the Model 3 Performance, details remain tightlipped by Tesla Malaysia. The only clue we have is on Tesla Malaysia’s official website where it was added to the product page listing. 

What is confirmed about the Cybertruck in the US market is the 2024 Cybetruck will have a 122.4 kWh battery capacity and can be had in a single, dual, and triple motor setup. Will this be the first electric truck sold in Malaysia?

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