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freddieloo
post Nov 22 2012, 11:59 PM


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Choosing between this two model, for vios I woulnt take because my bro already have one at house. No Korean car for me. I need a good fc car n good nvh. Price as I know Honda city s will have discount so price will almost same as almera. Hope all sifu can give some comment. Thanks

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post Nov 23 2012, 12:05 AM


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QUOTE(freddieloo @ Nov 22 2012, 11:59 PM)
Choosing between this two model, for vios I woulnt take because my bro already have one at house. No Korean car for me. I need a good fc car n good nvh. Price as I know Honda city s will have discount so price will almost same as almera. Hope all sifu can give some comment. Thanks
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good fc must get hybrid liao... korean cars now days are as good or better than the japanese. Sushi VS Kimchi.
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post Nov 23 2012, 12:10 AM


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But I plan drive n sell de car after 4 to 5 year. Well I care for de resale value as Korean car resell value still unknown. Nissan n Honda resale at least still hav in market. + my gf don't like Korean brand car.

But I must admit nw day Korean car very sexy biggrin.gif


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post Nov 23 2012, 12:22 AM


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QUOTE(freddieloo @ Nov 23 2012, 12:10 AM)
But I plan drive n sell de car after 4 to 5 year. Well I care for de resale value as Korean car resell value still unknown. Nissan n Honda resale at least still hav in market. + my gf don't like Korean brand car.

But I must admit nw day Korean car very sexy  biggrin.gif
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Hurm.. okay then just get City leh.. 5k rebate and 5 year warranty.. I think much safer than getting a Vios.. As Almera.. there is a long waiting list..
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post Nov 23 2012, 01:04 AM


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Typical Malaysian prefer Japanese over Korean cars. My suggestion is go for a test drive for forte then the 2 Japanese car u mention. I'm not a kimchi fan but forte is more value for money and it's a C segment car
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QUOTE(whyeo6 @ Nov 23 2012, 01:04 AM)
Typical Malaysian prefer Japanese over Korean cars. My suggestion is go for a test drive for forte then the 2 Japanese car u mention. I'm not a kimchi fan but forte is more value for money and it's a C segment car
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look nicer in and out too! haha. but hey i think everyone has their preference..
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post Nov 23 2012, 08:18 AM


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good fc & nvh get almera laa..city lost in these area vs almera
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post Nov 23 2012, 08:56 AM


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Once u drive a City, u would not drive the almera already. The gap in terms of quality and finishing is huge.And the honda engine is simply superb. And yes, u made a right decision. Dont be fooled by forumers who tell u how good korean cars are. In reality, they are hardly selling well. Forte is doing ok but just becuz its cheap. Elantra and k5 u hardly see on the road . Besides, their cars are nothing to shout about besides the overdone exterior. Compare side by side korean vs japanese, i would take a Jap anytime!
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post Nov 23 2012, 09:23 AM


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QUOTE(Mamapapamsia @ Nov 23 2012, 08:56 AM)
Once u drive a City, u would not drive the almera already. The gap in terms of quality and finishing is huge.And the honda engine is simply superb. And yes, u made a right decision. Dont be fooled by forumers who tell u how good korean cars are. In reality, they are hardly selling well. Forte is doing ok but just becuz its cheap. Elantra and k5 u hardly see on the road . Besides, their cars are nothing to shout about besides the overdone exterior. Compare side by side korean vs japanese, i would take a Jap anytime!
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don't be fooled by forummers like you too.
so what;s the different?

in reality, city also nothing to shout about.

go test drive all cars within price range and only then ask forummer on opinion

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post Nov 23 2012, 11:19 AM


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QUOTE(Mamapapamsia @ Nov 23 2012, 08:56 AM)
Once u drive a City, u would not drive the almera already. The gap in terms of quality and finishing is huge.And the honda engine is simply superb. And yes, u made a right decision. Dont be fooled by forumers who tell u how good korean cars are. In reality, they are hardly selling well. Forte is doing ok but just becuz its cheap. Elantra and k5 u hardly see on the road . Besides, their cars are nothing to shout about besides the overdone exterior. Compare side by side korean vs japanese, i would take a Jap anytime!
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plz read these from pro journo what they said bout city engine icon_rolleyes.gif


Straight line performance is as what we reported with the Grade E, adequately brisk, but unspectacular overall. It is certainly not underpowered, but refinement becomes lacking as the revs build up.

http://www.autoworld.com.my/v2/news/nb_det...=RT.ATC.CAR.BTW
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post Nov 23 2012, 03:49 PM


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QUOTE(leftist @ Nov 23 2012, 11:19 AM)
plz read these from pro journo what they said bout city engine icon_rolleyes.gif
Straight line performance is as what we reported with the Grade E, adequately brisk, but unspectacular overall. It is certainly not underpowered, but refinement becomes lacking as the revs build up.

http://www.autoworld.com.my/v2/news/nb_det...=RT.ATC.CAR.BTW
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Cant believe ppl still trust reviews from the web , magazines and whatnot. Most of them are unreliable.
And the writer writes unspectacular compared to what? When he writes unspectacular , i am sure he has another car to compare with in his mind. Of cuz unspectacular if compared to a 2.0 turbocharged car. But within the 1.5l category, its as good as it gets. You want unspectacular, go try a forte 1.6. Now thats what i call unspectacular. shakehead.gif
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post Nov 23 2012, 04:12 PM


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ive sat in city passenger seat before...im 173cm tall...n i had to say my head touch the siling...hahaha...the driving experience is OK...not spectacular...similar like when im driving vios...and finally i choose mazda2 becos its rarity...

since u were saying that u will sell the car...honda will hold the price...some more its popular and it also looking good...

i also like almera...never had a chance to drive one...maybe later

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post Nov 23 2012, 04:21 PM


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QUOTE(Daniel John @ Nov 23 2012, 04:12 PM)
ive sat in city passenger seat before...im 173cm tall...n i had to say my head touch the siling...hahaha...the driving experience is OK...not spectacular...similar like when im driving vios...and finally i choose mazda2 becos its rarity...

since u were saying that u will sell the car...honda will hold the price...some more its popular and it also looking good...

i also like almera...never had a chance to drive one...maybe later
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mazda 2 berjaya 1.... see liao also sianz...somemore car look cheap.... Zzzzzz....
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post Nov 23 2012, 04:23 PM


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QUOTE(Mamapapamsia @ Nov 23 2012, 03:49 PM)
Cant believe ppl still trust reviews from the web , magazines and whatnot. Most of them are unreliable.
And the writer writes unspectacular compared to what? When he writes unspectacular , i am sure he has another car to compare with in his mind. Of cuz unspectacular if compared to a 2.0 turbocharged car. But within the 1.5l category, its as good as it gets. You want unspectacular, go try a forte 1.6. Now thats what i call unspectacular.  shakehead.gif
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Forte 1.6 is unspectacular? The reason why i choose Forte was because i don't feel like driving the City and since my gurls owns a vios and i don't like a vios i decided to go along with Forte. Forte has better hp, torque and of course handles batter as well with it's wider tyre. In which sense you are talking about the unspectacular part? It has better interior design, it has bigger space for more comfort and it has better safety feature as well. Not to mentioned the gadget and attractive electronics they are throwing into the car.

So tell me where is the upper hand of a honda city besides of the so called better 2nd hand value of the car? it accelerates slower than a vios as well not to mention and when i ask my girl about the car.. She say she HATE it. still it's a good deal if you are going for a sushi car. 5 years warranty and to have it service every 5k.. that gonna cost even more.


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mazda 2 berjaya 1.... see liao also sianz...somemore car look cheap.... Zzzzzz....
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but fuel consumption is good and the hatch is quite sporty as compared to a vios or city. Driven by a lady.. it would definitely look good.

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post Nov 23 2012, 05:26 PM


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QUOTE(freddieloo @ Nov 22 2012, 11:59 PM)
Choosing between this two model, for vios I woulnt take because my bro already have one at house. No Korean car for me. I need a good fc car n good nvh. Price as I know Honda city s will have discount so price will almost same as almera. Hope all sifu can give some comment. Thanks
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what actualy u want out from your new car?
can you list down for us?
1. FC
2.?
3.?

if for me i want space and almera really got that space.
driving experience about the same for both unless u always high rev
interior design wise H/City slightly better
exterior almera with body kit look OK

so what u actually want?

most of them here will start debate about korean car vs japanese car
and not even give u answer to ur question
they even ignore even u after told them to exclude korean car

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post Nov 23 2012, 05:37 PM


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QUOTE(ahchun @ Nov 23 2012, 05:26 PM)
what actualy u want out from your new car?
can you list down for us?
1. FC
2.?
3.?

if for me i want space and almera really got that space.
driving experience about the same for both unless u always high rev
interior design wise H/City slightly better
exterior almera with body kit look OK

so what u actually want?

most of them here will start debate about korean car vs japanese car
and not even give u answer to ur question
they even ignore even u after told them to exclude korean car
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Welcome to F&F. The peeps here aint average joe who knows nut about car and neither are they worshipping to the few mentioned brand. I'm pretty sure they are being kind enough to inform u and provide u with more info as off why in this price tag there are quite a number of better spec cars available.

If u are xpecting a brand centric discussion and opinion perhaps u could head on to the car club section and ask for more oppinion. Asking here... im pretty sure the preve owner can give u 101 reason why city is an overprice car with a money sucking maintenance schedule. Haha
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QUOTE(kidmad @ Nov 23 2012, 05:37 PM)
Welcome to F&F. The peeps here aint average joe who knows nut about car and neither are they worshipping to the few mentioned brand. I'm pretty sure they are being kind enough to inform u and provide u with more info as off why in this price tag there are quite a number of better spec cars available.

If u are xpecting a brand centric discussion and opinion perhaps u could head on to the car club section and ask for more oppinion. Asking here... im pretty sure the preve owner can give u 101 reason why city is an overprice car with a money sucking maintenance schedule. Haha
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i think the reason TS asking here in a general forum so that he can get answer for both brand he shortlisted
or get input from owners/same ppl that survey those cars

not to get answer for a car he already mention he prefer not to buy

i am just an average joe and know nuts about car.


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post Nov 23 2012, 05:52 PM


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QUOTE(ahchun @ Nov 23 2012, 05:46 PM)
i think the reason TS asking here in a general forum so that he can get answer for both brand he shortlisted
or get input from owners/same ppl that survey those cars

not to get answer for a car he already mention he prefer not to buy

i am just an average joe and know nuts about car.
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When u need to ask an open end question u tend to get more feedbacks.. I think the others would provide u a solid justification on whats better but at the end od the day its his choice? As u would have said.. its a general forum section prepare to get all the answer from various car owner and car enthusiast.

If u had not notice we have quite a number of peeps here who would not agree that vios and city isn't a good car for the price paid.
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QUOTE(kidmad @ Nov 23 2012, 05:52 PM)
When u need to ask an open end question u tend to get more feedbacks.. I think the others would provide u a solid justification on whats better but at the end od the day its his choice? As u would have said.. its a general forum section prepare to get all the answer from various car owner and car enthusiast.

If u had not notice we have quite a number of peeps here who would not agree that vios and city isn't a good car for the price paid.
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oh is it
i never notice that
and i am new here in F&F

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QUOTE(Mamapapamsia @ Nov 23 2012, 03:49 PM)
Cant believe ppl still trust reviews from the web , magazines and whatnot. Most of them are unreliable.
And the writer writes unspectacular compared to what? When he writes unspectacular , i am sure he has another car to compare with in his mind. Of cuz unspectacular if compared to a 2.0 turbocharged car. But within the 1.5l category, its as good as it gets. You want unspectacular, go try a forte 1.6. Now thats what i call unspectacular.  shakehead.gif
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and people should trust words from lowyat forummer?..yeaaa riteeeeee laugh.gif





everybody knows laa city engine cant beat vios in terms of smooth & pickup..i bet thats what the writer means..logic laarrr..u dont expect he compare it with BMW engine rite? rolleyes.gif
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city engine cant beat vios pickup? is there any source? cos i experience the other way around whereby city outrun the vios from standstill...
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City since u plan to sell after 4-5 years .. with that budget i will definitely go for Inspira brows.gif
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QUOTE(Mamapapamsia @ Nov 23 2012, 08:56 AM)
Once u drive a City, u would not drive the almera already. The gap in terms of quality and finishing is huge.And the honda engine is simply superb. And yes, u made a right decision. Dont be fooled by forumers who tell u how good korean cars are. In reality, they are hardly selling well. Forte is doing ok but just becuz its cheap. Elantra and k5 u hardly see on the road . Besides, their cars are nothing to shout about besides the overdone exterior. Compare side by side korean vs japanese, i would take a Jap anytime!
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You talk like a kid. If you dont like Korean Car, dont simply say korean car no good. I owned the Korean Car, but I never say Japanese car like a shit. Please dont do that. Pls respect each other.

Your thinking always make Japanese car like Toyota and Honda selling us the cheap car but very expensive price.

Your statement only applied to rich peoples those really no worry about the price they paid off to buy the car they think good.

I suggest you dont praise Japanese car... Be more ambitious, praise car like Volvo, BMW, Audi. Not good enough? Better get the private jet.


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QUOTE(Mamapapamsia @ Nov 23 2012, 03:49 PM)
Cant believe ppl still trust reviews from the web , magazines and whatnot. Most of them are unreliable.
And the writer writes unspectacular compared to what? When he writes unspectacular , i am sure he has another car to compare with in his mind. Of cuz unspectacular if compared to a 2.0 turbocharged car. But within the 1.5l category, its as good as it gets. You want unspectacular, go try a forte 1.6. Now thats what i call unspectacular.  shakehead.gif
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Maybe you are right. Cut off your internet, dont read anything from web. You even can save money from subscribe the broadband. rclxms.gif

We going to miss you, because seldom have people dont trust web but still get online to read and write.

Shall we trust what you wrote here?


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QUOTE(ahchun @ Nov 23 2012, 05:26 PM)
what actualy u want out from your new car?
can you list down for us?
1. FC
2.?
3.?

if for me i want space and almera really got that space.
driving experience about the same for both unless u always high rev
interior design wise H/City slightly better
exterior almera with body kit look OK

so what u actually want?

most of them here will start debate about korean car vs japanese car
and not even give u answer to ur question
they even ignore even u after told them to exclude korean car
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For Resale value, go for Almera. It is still new in Malaysia. Maybe another 3-4 yrs, the model still will be here. City .. exists for quite some times already... the design not really outstanding like their old Civic. So once replaced by new design, price sure drop significantly ... You can check the fuelly.com. I dont think the FC of City is better than Almera.

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post Nov 25 2012, 10:59 AM


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Thanks for all sifu opinion. There is few thing I wish to ask from all sifu:
1) hw is city n forte 1.6sx fc? I heard lot of ppl comment fc on forte like drink water sweat.gif

2) n hw is de city n forte 1.6 sx nvh?

(test drive only can do short test, so not quite so sure for de above inquiry) rclxub.gif
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QUOTE(bennedict82 @ Nov 23 2012, 11:08 PM)
You talk like a kid. If you dont like Korean Car, dont simply say korean car no good. I owned the Korean Car, but I never say Japanese car like a shit. Please dont do that. Pls respect each other.

Your thinking always make Japanese car like Toyota and Honda selling us the cheap car but very expensive price.

Your statement only applied to rich peoples those really no worry about the price they paid off to buy the car they think good.

I suggest you dont praise Japanese car... Be more ambitious, praise car like Volvo, BMW, Audi. Not good enough? Better get the private jet.


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Maybe you are right. Cut off your internet, dont read anything from web. You even can save money from subscribe the broadband.  rclxms.gif

We going to miss you, because seldom have people dont trust web but still get online to read and write.

Shall we trust what you wrote here?


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For Resale value, go for Almera. It is still new in Malaysia. Maybe another 3-4 yrs, the model still will be here. City .. exists for quite some times already... the design not really outstanding like their old Civic. So once replaced by new design, price sure drop significantly ... You can check the fuelly.com. I dont think the FC of City is better than Almera.
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Enjoy ur korean car..  wink.gif
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Korean cars are really nice. Especially the elantra.

Then again, I will never buy Korean cars...

Nissan Almera, it's jus another dugong car. Which I think Vios actually looked better... U simply need to add bodykit for the Almera.
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korean car = girls generation, hyuna, 4minute & etc

japanese car = utada hikaru, sora aio? haha

i'll choose honda city, almera interior a big turn off
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QUOTE(Mamapapamsia @ Nov 23 2012, 08:56 AM)
Once u drive a City, u would not drive the almera already. The gap in terms of quality and finishing is huge.And the honda engine is simply superb. And yes, u made a right decision. Dont be fooled by forumers who tell u how good korean cars are. In reality, they are hardly selling well. Forte is doing ok but just becuz its cheap. Elantra and k5 u hardly see on the road . Besides, their cars are nothing to shout about besides the overdone exterior. Compare side by side korean vs japanese, i would take a Jap anytime!
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+1 heheh ... korean = cosmetic....

if i buy korean cars ill say korean is good as f***

if i buy jap car ill say jap is good as f***

so get it?hehe


but ill go with jap anytime over koreans.. but the price is annoying..potong leher

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how about ford fiesta?
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QUOTE(freddieloo @ Nov 25 2012, 10:59 AM)
Thanks for all sifu opinion. There is few thing I wish to ask from all sifu:
1) hw is city n forte 1.6sx fc? I heard lot of ppl comment fc on forte like drink water sweat.gif

2) n hw is de city n forte 1.6 sx nvh?

(test drive only can do short test, so not quite so sure for de above inquiry) rclxub.gif
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1) Forte 1.6SX - rm82 around 450km. Vios 1.5E - rm65 around 400km. to me + - la. About 200kg extra for it's kerb weight.. expected.
2) City NVH seems better imo, but that's only because of Forte is given with a pair of useless donut.. Do some sound proofing on the wheel arch i think it would reduce the noise greatly.


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+1 heheh ... korean = cosmetic....

if i buy korean cars ill say korean is good as f***

if i buy jap car ill say jap is good as f***

so get it?hehe
but ill go with jap anytime over koreans.. but the price is annoying..potong leher
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It's more like both having pros and cons.. The japanese B-segment is agile perfect combination for city drive imo, that's why even with 1 airbag and less safety feature it's still save to ride on them if you are just using it to commute to work. On the other hand the korean price their C-segment @ the price of the japanese B-segment which give a whole new level of ball game to play with.

Thus if you are someone who would take your ride back home, north, east, south, or west.. don't waste your time.. Get the Korean rides but if you soul purpose is to have it within town, then get any ride would do even Myvi is alright.

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what does NVH stand for?
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QUOTE(Daniel John @ Nov 23 2012, 06:25 PM)
city engine cant beat vios pickup? is there any source? cos i experience the other way around whereby city outrun the vios from standstill...
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young padawan, enlighten me both city and vios is having about the same hp&torque but the thing is that City is 100kg extra as compared to Vios. Logically you should get the answer.

Well i drove a vios to honda showroom for the test drive on city.. maybe I'm still not use to it or maybe the SA is too damn heavy but indeed i felt the City was slightly slower in terms of accelerating as compared to Vios.


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what does NVH stand for?
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The Vios is a budget but a really reliable car, I owned one (1st gen model)for 7 years and it has performed superbly with just scheduled maintenance.

Regarding Korean cars, they might look pretty damn good in design and cheap(-er) to purchase but I would stay far away from it, unless its a company issued car. The residual value is a real concern if you plan to use the car for short to medium term. There will always be detractors and fans of Korean cars.

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QUOTE(romuluz777 @ Dec 4 2012, 10:03 AM)
The Vios is a budget but a really reliable car, I owned one (1st gen model)for 7 years and it has performed superbly with just scheduled maintenance.

Regarding Korean cars, they might look pretty damn good in design and cheap(-er) to purchase but I would stay far away from it, unless its a company issued car. The residual value is a real concern if you plan to use the car for short to medium term. There will always be detractors and fans of Korean cars.
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talking about budget, a flx will pawn it anytime hmm.gif

anyway ts, regarding your 2 options and your requirement, city will be a better choice if you emphasize on resale value and interior quality


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QUOTE(kidmad @ Dec 4 2012, 01:07 AM)
1) Forte 1.6SX - rm82 around 450km. Vios 1.5E - rm65 around 400km. to me + - la. About 200kg extra for it's kerb weight.. expected.
2) City NVH seems better imo, but that's only because of Forte is given with a pair of useless donut.. Do some sound proofing on the wheel arch i think it would reduce the noise greatly.

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2) change the donuts, stock noise and comfort really sucks
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go for city if u plan to sell it a few years later..the same reason why i bought a vios 3 years ago..planning to sell it next year for upgrading..and the market price is good compare to korean
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yup honda and toyota have really good price due to durability, lots third party spare parts, and fame.

there is still a lot of bengs eyeing used city, civic and vios as dream car brows.gif

older generation with have no ability to access to internet, can only rely on boasting to each others at pasar also loved it, which that include my in law as well

no offense, just plain own opinion whistling.gif

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TS, if RV is major concern than the answer is H & T
if you are not in rush , test drive few car that within your budget then make decision.
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funny that i see people comparing and boasting about how fast or how great the pickup is for 'city' cars. its meant for city drive, not city fly.
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also 0-100 sounds is so important in lowyat, difference of a second means so much biggrin.gif

in real life one or two seconds doesnt really matter, for me at least, since there are other factors to consider.

eg: passenger/weight, tyre type/pressure and ball size tongue.gif
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In the end.Get a honda insight hybrid like I do.

Comparing almera and city ,forte before.

http://forum.lowyat.net/index.php?showtopic=2609714&hl=

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congrats nice car smile.gif
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QUOTE(dvinez @ Dec 4 2012, 12:09 PM)
congrats nice car smile.gif
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Thankie

But one thing I am worries about this car spare part in the future.

This car mostly 80% is running on electronic chipset.

But honda only given 3 year warranty on car spare part.

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Thanks for all sifu. I think I will go for city. Gt discount RM6000. Nice ya. thumbup.gif
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QUOTE(freddieloo @ Dec 4 2012, 08:49 PM)
Thanks for all sifu. I think I will go for city. Gt discount RM6000. Nice ya. thumbup.gif
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City and almera service every 5000 km? How about VIOS?
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if between this 2 choice , city .. i see almera on the road damn fugly , small tyre abit cacat-ed...
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QUOTE(jepakazoid_82 @ Dec 4 2012, 08:52 PM)
City and almera service every 5000 km? How about VIOS?
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actually still recommended to change oil every 5000 km...
just like urself got new blood inside ur body definitely u will feel healthier...

if travel very frequent, u can go for 10000km / 6month interval unless use fully sync, good oil filter or replace the oil filter every 5000 km...
otherwise if travel no that frequent, better stick to 5000km / 3month interval , so can use semi sync instead...
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QUOTE(whyeo6 @ Nov 23 2012, 01:04 AM)
Typical Malaysian prefer Japanese over Korean cars. My suggestion is go for a test drive for forte then the 2 Japanese car u mention. I'm not a kimchi fan but forte is more value for money and it's a C segment car
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typical msian, always look for value for money goods biggrin.gif


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Once u drive a City, u would not drive the almera already. The gap in terms of quality and finishing is huge.And the honda engine is simply superb. And yes, u made a right decision. Dont be fooled by forumers who tell u how good korean cars are. In reality, they are hardly selling well. Forte is doing ok but just becuz its cheap. Elantra and k5 u hardly see on the road . Besides, their cars are nothing to shout about besides the overdone exterior. Compare side by side korean vs japanese, i would take a Jap anytime!
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i agree with you
imho, pricing is one of the factors they r selling well. then features/looks
no doubt improving fast that i gotta give it to them but yeah i feel the same about the overdone exterior, but its a personal opinion anyway
japs engine really good; nissan, honda , toyota.


i wont go there to say korea cars r bad , not at all. but the gap still there.
EVEN if i dont say like that , (coz my perception is still like that)
many my friends also think like that...they avoid korean cars cuz their customer ssangyong rexton , and some very sluggish in performance, n RV drop like no tomoro etc sthg like rexton i tink. not all though

most msian ppl STILL buy based on better resale value i.e. silver color, 'lighter' driving/engine , those more favorable brands, better-perceived brands (like my friends, if u think good dont mean everyone think so, so if u plan to sell later on, tis is a consideration) , etc


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if between this 2 choice , city .. i see almera on the road damn fugly , small tyre abit cacat-ed...
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idk about fugly or not or the tyre ccat or not.

but with hcity, it surely has no great disagreement about its looks...my only gripe is that the rear should have been better abit


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Forte 1.6 is unspectacular? The reason why i choose Forte was because i don't feel like driving the City and since my gurls owns a vios and i don't like a vios i decided to go along with Forte. Forte has better hp, torque and of course handles batter as well with it's wider tyre. In which sense you are talking about the unspectacular part? It has better interior design, it has bigger space for more comfort and it has better safety feature as well. Not to mentioned the gadget and attractive electronics they are throwing into the car.

So tell me where is the upper hand of a honda city besides of the so called better 2nd hand value of the car? it accelerates slower than a vios as well not to mention and when i ask my girl about the car.. She say she HATE it. still it's a good deal if you are going for a sushi car. 5 years warranty and to have it service every 5k.. that gonna cost even more.


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but fuel consumption is good and the hatch is quite sporty as compared to a vios or city. Driven by a lady.. it would definitely look good.
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im not a lady n i wud drive a mazda 2 hehe

no point vs. forte or hcity i think both r good in their own terms

hcity styling is nice but im bored of it oredy, very common. instead, when i see a forte, my eyes follow it hehehe...

wht the eyes can tell that including the specs, its a personal choice. what the eyes cant tell, only test drives can tell.


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funny that i see people comparing and boasting about how fast or how great the pickup is for 'city' cars. its meant for city drive, not city fly.
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of course city cars talk about pick up. like hcity idsl, jazz n vios is so good in with pickups ( puns intended biggrin.gif )

i think my 2005 1.5l city vtec quite good vs my other 2l honda 0-60kmph...those 1.5l city car is tuned to <3000rpm best used around town than highways heheh

city car not talk about pick up ...talk about what, high end speed? biggrin.gif



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QUOTE(babycherie @ Dec 4 2012, 12:07 PM)
In the end.Get a honda insight hybrid like I do.

Comparing almera and city ,forte before.

http://forum.lowyat.net/index.php?showtopic=2609714&hl=

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QUOTE(jepakazoid_82 @ Dec 4 2012, 08:52 PM)
City and almera service every 5000 km? How about VIOS?
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vios is every 10k..and the cost is not expensive
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vios is every 10k..and the cost is not expensive
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So Honda service center charge much higher for its 5000 km service compared to Toyota?
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QUOTE(jepakazoid_82 @ Dec 5 2012, 10:35 AM)
So Honda service center charge much higher for its 5000 km service compared to Toyota?
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yeah u can say so.

vios service interval is 10k and every service cost should be around rm200++ (exclude aircond service) which i find very reasonable compare to honda.
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uhmmmm mazda now got 5 yrs warranty and 5 yrs maintenenace free. delicious?

Almera is maintenance by interval 5k KM?

Thn how many ppls here really test drive almera/city/vios?


CITY:
I havent test drive a city yet, cause few reason.SA too lanci, like I cant affort a City. thn City 5k KM interval service fee which compare to 10k KM is higher, dont even need to compare to free maintenance. biggrin.gif

ALMERA:
Almera, great space = longer, why necessary?... make the car longer. but yet height space is the same as others, even width. For me, I think it is even more under power compare to vios, step on the peddle, can hear engine noise up, but due to my test drive is js 2 100m scartch. Cant feel much... :/

VIOS:
If Vios isnt so cool why it is the best selling among it rivals? Just because of RV? Dont think so... Reliability leh? Maintenance fee leh? Cause less break down as well? Plus point, if you mechanic donno how to fix a vios, will you rely on him to fix your car( even you driving other cars as well).

MAZDA 2:
next, shall go n test drive a mazda 2. smile.gif

FIESTA:
Would like to know, how many ppl owns a Fiesta here? Lastly I heard it from my colleague, hers got a lots of problem till she wanna cry.

FORTE:
Might think to have a test drive of my colleague one now. haha

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QUOTE(OldKidz @ Dec 5 2012, 02:03 PM)

FIESTA:
Would like to know, how many ppl owns a Fiesta here? Lastly I heard it from my colleague, hers got a lots of problem till she wanna cry.

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just to comment on fiesta, well this is from my ex gf story, my ex gf has a new bf..so his bf owns a fiesta.then one day, i had a chat with my ex gf, then she told me his bf had sold the fiesta and use gen2 now..i asked why?she said it had some problem until her brother had to help his bf towing the car.

i guess you all understand already a bit bout fiesta hehe...
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QUOTE(hazremi @ Dec 5 2012, 02:29 PM)
just to comment on fiesta, well this is from my ex gf story, my ex gf has a new bf..so his bf owns a fiesta.then one day, i had a chat with my ex gf, then she told me his bf had sold the fiesta and use gen2 now..i asked why?she said it had some problem until her brother had to help his bf towing the car.

i guess you all understand already a bit bout fiesta hehe...
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i think i understand about your ex gf life now more than abit about fiesta
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QUOTE(kidmad @ Dec 4 2012, 01:22 AM)
young padawan, enlighten me both city and vios is having about the same hp&torque but the thing is that City is 100kg extra as compared to Vios. Logically you should get the answer.

Well i drove a vios to honda showroom for the test drive on city.. maybe I'm still not use to it or maybe the SA is too damn heavy but indeed i felt the City was slightly slower in terms of accelerating as compared to Vios.


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its not about hp n weight...how about the GB?

well...i try myself on the road with frens...no big deal




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