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post Nov 25 2018, 12:16 PM, updated 8 months ago

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Can someone here can explain to me the pros and cons to take this car.
What Others can I can compare with this car spec and price range.
My parent WTB this car. I ask them to take Persona Full spec. wink.gif

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post Nov 25 2018, 12:23 PM

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Just forget about it, comparing the almera to a persona is just shameful

2 airbag? No VSC? In 2018 going to 2019?
Besides almera isn’t all the fuel economical either with its 4-speed auto

It’s either you take a persona, or equivalent if you have cash to spend (city, new Vios etc)
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post Nov 25 2018, 01:11 PM

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Nissan? Just stay away from this brand in malaysia. It is good and the top brand with world leading quality, beating toyota in china but not in malaysia due to their stupid branch management here.
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post Nov 25 2018, 02:45 PM

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Just wait for the new Vios before making your decision.
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post Nov 25 2018, 03:12 PM

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Forget the Almera. The better choice out there would be Persona, Vios or City
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post Nov 25 2018, 04:59 PM

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Top up a bit get Vios or City. Or save 20k and get a Persona Premium.

An Almera is just shameful to even exist at its current form.
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post Nov 25 2018, 05:42 PM

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City, vios or persona would be better choice.

Even saga better.
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post Nov 25 2018, 05:55 PM

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This car is a joke , it's al-mari

Sure it attracts a lot of older generation cause it's big , looks spacious but it's zero in terms of safety. Now if you don't mind and just use for super short distances , it's okay

However , you should consider the new vios - at least the base model has 6 airbags (that's rare !)
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post Nov 26 2018, 09:21 AM

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Urghhh.. Now i need to let my mom know.. I alredy told my famly, this car is a joke. but she really want. because i already own a persona.
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post Nov 26 2018, 09:27 AM

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QUOTE(Lez Pall @ Nov 25 2018, 04:59 PM)
Top up a bit get Vios or City. Or save 20k and get a Persona Premium.

An Almera is just shameful to even exist at its current form.
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Now they did't have stock for honda. mostly sold out. I try my luck try ask toyota..
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post Jul 4 2019, 06:51 PM

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QUOTE(pacatbesar @ Nov 26 2018, 09:21 AM)
Urghhh.. Now i need to let my mom know.. I alredy told my famly, this car is a joke. but she really want. because i already own a persona.
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Which year u bought this persona? how's the fuel efficiency?

black series almera looks better with the tomei bodykit, but when talk about the safety feature, the sales person say: why think about something which u won't kena? sure u drive carefully right? even now other brand provide so many airbags, u hardly "use"right?

LOL.

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post Jul 5 2019, 08:47 AM

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i think the manual almera only has 1 air bag, worst than proton and perodua
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post Jul 5 2019, 10:16 AM

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QUOTE(Mr.World Weary @ Jul 4 2019, 06:51 PM)
Which year u bought this persona? how's the fuel efficiency?

black series almera looks better with the tomei bodykit, but when talk about the safety feature, the sales person say: why think about something which u won't kena? sure u drive carefully right? even now other brand provide so many airbags, u hardly "use"right?

LOL.
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Now i'm using 2017 persona and my mom using the almera black series. what i can say.

Space- almera > persona
Pickup- Persona>almera
FC- Persona>almera
Safety- Persona> almera.

Overall almera quite ok at my eye. just the rpm quite high when u trying to potong someone.
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post Jul 5 2019, 10:17 AM

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the almera looks pretty nice car to drive/have.
but i have heard from friends that the maintenance and upkeep is relatively high.
it's about the same as owning a same year vios.
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QUOTE(pacatbesar @ Jul 5 2019, 10:16 AM)
Now i'm using 2017 persona and my mom using the almera black series. what i can say.

Space- almera > persona
Pickup- Persona>almera
FC- Persona>almera
Safety- Persona> almera.

Overall almera quite ok at my eye. just the rpm quite high when u trying to potong someone.
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Pickup for persona before facelift win the clumsy almera?

yeap, based on official engine info Almera's hp and torgue is almost same with close competitors, maybe its transmission not as efficient as others.
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QUOTE(wantrepreneur @ Jul 5 2019, 10:17 AM)
the almera looks pretty nice car to drive/have.
but i have heard from friends that the maintenance and upkeep is relatively high.
it's about the same as owning a same year vios.
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It's high to maintain at SC. Service is good. After the warranty ends then you do it outside workshop, it's really cheap. EO &ATF oil volume is about 3liters.
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post Jul 5 2019, 05:12 PM

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It's their choice. Let them be. Different people have different requirement. That's why Almera still have people buy despite lots of better competition out there. To each their own.
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post Jul 6 2019, 11:44 AM

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QUOTE(abubin @ Jul 5 2019, 05:12 PM)
It's their choice. Let them be. Different people have different requirement. That's why Almera still have people buy despite lots of better competition out there. To each their own.
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The reason because the our old generation. nissan is like them got RV compared to our national car. Their more consider the RV more than the Safety.
I persuade my famly to take vento. but it's to late. they alredy drop the depo. notworthy.gif notworthy.gif
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post Jul 7 2019, 01:00 AM

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I don't see anything wrong with the almera, for its class, its one of the largest compare to T/H brand - although the look is abit off, but all Nissan cars need bodykit to make it presentable - from Sentra, to Sylphy its been like that since a long time. If performance is not a priority, its a reasonable car. For maintanence - am pretty sure any shop or under tree garage can do the job, don't think its that expensive if its workshop friendly
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QUOTE(markblurberry @ Jul 7 2019, 01:00 AM)
I don't see anything wrong with the almera, for its class, its one of the largest compare to T/H brand - although the look is abit off, but all Nissan cars need bodykit to make it presentable - from Sentra, to Sylphy its been like that since a long time. If performance is not a priority, its a reasonable car. For maintanence - am pretty sure any shop or under tree garage can do the job, don't think its that expensive if its workshop friendly
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Totally agree, it looks nicer with the bodykit, and it gives good downforce at high speed. Yes it losses out on specs and tech. It's a reasonable car. It's not a quick car but it's a good car to cruise at 140kmph, quiet actually. If not 70-80kmph really saves a lot of fuel. πŸ˜†
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post Jul 8 2019, 02:01 AM

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QUOTE(pacatbesar @ Jul 6 2019, 11:44 AM)
The reason because the our old generation. nissan is like them got RV compared to our national car. Their more consider the RV more than the Safety.
I persuade my famly to take vento. but it's to late. they alredy drop the depo.  notworthy.gif  notworthy.gif
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If this is the case... Don't worry about it, TS . Just go with it .. Since already dropped the depo . Make do with what you have . All the best with your family new car! smile.gif
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post Jul 8 2019, 09:17 AM

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QUOTE(markblurberry @ Jul 7 2019, 01:00 AM)
I don't see anything wrong with the almera, for its class, its one of the largest compare to T/H brand - although the look is abit off, but all Nissan cars need bodykit to make it presentable - from Sentra, to Sylphy its been like that since a long time. If performance is not a priority, its a reasonable car. For maintanence - am pretty sure any shop or under tree garage can do the job, don't think its that expensive if its workshop friendly
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RM80k for a car with no ESC and still using 4AT mated with a wheezy engine. If you want spacious cabin, there is the Honda City which is clearly the superior choice in terms of spec (and looks). What do you mean it is larger than T/H? it's about the same size, if not slightly smaller than City. The City has a larger trunk as well.

Not to mention the known issues like premature wheel bearing failure and radiator fan motor due to poor quality parts.

There is just no reason to buy it when there are better choices in that price range.

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QUOTE(markblurberry @ Jul 7 2019, 01:00 AM)
I don't see anything wrong with the almera, for its class, its one of the largest compare to T/H brand - although the look is abit off, but all Nissan cars need bodykit to make it presentable - from Sentra, to Sylphy its been like that since a long time. If performance is not a priority, its a reasonable car. For maintanence - am pretty sure any shop or under tree garage can do the job, don't think its that expensive if its workshop friendly
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laughs in wheel bearing issues

And you think bodykit is free ar? Last time if you wanted Impul/Nismo have to pay extra bro. Now only the "Black series" give you bodykit by default. Not that it even improves the looks that much tbh whistling.gif

The City is B-segment king for a reason. Its more spacious, has bigger boot than any of its competitor and also the most powerful engine (120hp vs 105 or so for Almera&Vios). Until the current Vios come out this year, it got the best safety package also.
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QUOTE(pacatbesar @ Jul 6 2019, 11:44 AM)
The reason because the our old generation. nissan is like them got RV compared to our national car. Their more consider the RV more than the Safety.
I persuade my famly to take vento. but it's to late. they alredy drop the depo.Β  notworthy.gifΒ  notworthy.gif
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What? Almera got high resale value? City and Vios both have better RV than Almera. Even local car of same segment have higher RV because of it's lower price of entry. Well, the Nissan days are way pass their prime. Given the current politics Nissan is facing internally, their future is bleak.

Anyway, like you said they already booked the car. It's still a good car so don't worry in terms of safety.

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post Jul 9 2019, 12:10 AM

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Not sure what some are smoking here, but the price for base to base, H brand is almost 10k difference in comparison to Almera and they are harking about having more airbags?? Economy dictates what car we can afford unless you a typical keyboardist where money fall from the sky - at the end of the day you buy base on 3 criterias - price point, value and availability - if a model fulfills the criteria for buyer, they buy.

Being king for certain models doesn't mean being the best - current Honda Civic is definitely king, its everywhere,but I would gravitate to Mazda 3 and if sales is the only reason, I wouldn't even look at Mazda let alone the resale value. Does it mean Mazda stopped producing good car when Civic seems to triumph on volume, i think not. Or should everyone start looming at the x70 since its a winner too...At the end of the day, there is no perfect car, just the perfect value - in the eyes of the buyer

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QUOTE(pacatbesar @ Jul 6 2019, 11:44 AM)
The reason because the our old generation. nissan is like them got RV compared to our national car. Their more consider the RV more than the Safety.
I persuade my famly to take vento. but it's to late. they alredy drop the depo.  notworthy.gif  notworthy.gif
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May I ask how's the ride so far?

Is there any major issue on the problems stated in the above from this thread?

I am considering this ride
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QUOTE(littlebeettle @ Aug 8 2019, 09:53 AM)
May I ask how's the ride so far?

Is there any major issue on the problems stated in the above from this thread?

I am considering this ride
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maybe u should wait this ...


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QUOTE(littlebeettle @ Aug 8 2019, 09:53 AM)
May I ask how's the ride so far?

Is there any major issue on the problems stated in the above from this thread?

I am considering this ride
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Almera ride very spongy, if you like to corner a bit more aggressive than normal this is not the car for you
If just normal city driving its fine, and with Malaysia's topkek pothole roads the spongy suspension actually works well enough

Common problem is the wheel bearing, quality like joke and almost every Almera has to replace it by 30k km (or less if you unlucky)

Just wait for the new one, see destee88's post, fuh finally Nissan design that actually looks good whistling.gif
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QUOTE(littlebeettle @ Aug 8 2019, 09:53 AM)
May I ask how's the ride so far?

Is there any major issue on the problems stated in the above from this thread?

I am considering this ride
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I have the 2014 Almera V spec. I have no issue with the car but the safety feature and spec given is really underwhelming.

Proton / Perodua cars gives better value than this car.
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QUOTE(markblurberry @ Jul 9 2019, 12:10 AM)
Not sure what some are smoking here, but the price for base to base, H brand is almost 10k difference in comparison to Almera and they are harking about having more airbags?? Economy dictates what car we can afford unless you a typical keyboardist where money fall from the sky - at the end of the day you buy base on 3 criterias - price point, value and availability - if a model fulfills the criteria for buyer, they buy.

Being king for certain models doesn't mean being the best - current Honda Civic is definitely king, its everywhere,but I would gravitate to Mazda 3 and if sales is the only reason, I wouldn't even look at Mazda let alone the resale value. Does it mean Mazda stopped producing good car when Civic seems to triumph on volume, i think not. Or should everyone start looming at the x70 since its a winner too...At the end of the day, there is no perfect car, just the perfect value - in the eyes of the buyer
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I don't know what others are smoking but I don't mind having some of yours.

Almera starts around 70k, City starts around RM74k, the difference is less than RM4k.....where did the RM10k figure come from? Almera base spec comes with 1 airbag and ABS; City base spec has 2 airbags, ABS, VSA, HSA. Almera doesn't even have bluetooth.

If you can't afford a City, just get a top spek Persona. Between this 2 models, Almera has nothing else to offer at all other than a Japanese badge.

The Mazda 3 and Civic comparison is not the same. Mazda is actually a great driver's car with a nice design in and out plus a responsive drivetrain........even if it is not as practical or powerful as the Civic. That's the value that no other car can offer at that price point. What Almera has to offer that Honda couldn't at just 4k more, or Persona at RM15k less?

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QUOTE(destee88 @ Aug 8 2019, 03:22 PM)
maybe u should wait this ...


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QUOTE(Failed JJ @ Aug 8 2019, 03:33 PM)
Almera ride very spongy, if you like to corner a bit more aggressive than normal this is not the car for you
If just normal city driving its fine, and with Malaysia's topkek pothole roads the spongy suspension actually works well enough

Common problem is the wheel bearing, quality like joke and almost every Almera has to replace it by 30k km (or less if you unlucky)

Just wait for the new one, see destee88's post, fuh finally Nissan design that actually looks good  whistling.gif
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Well,

It will be my work horse day to day.

with 'x' warranty of years.....peace of mind on servicing...

ideally...i am searching for a best bang buck
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QUOTE(rapple @ Aug 8 2019, 03:37 PM)
I have the 2014 Almera V spec. I have no issue with the car but the safety feature and spec given is really underwhelming.

Proton / Perodua cars gives better value than this car.
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true that safety is utmost concerned here as i have 2 little one i fetch daily.

shall pay a visit to check out new SAGA if meets my requirement
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QUOTE(littlebeettle @ Aug 13 2019, 12:21 PM)
Well,

It will be my work horse day to day.

with 'x' warranty of years.....peace of mind on servicing...

ideally...i am searching for a best bang buck
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The top spec Saga is like 41k if you can't wait for the new 2020 Almera, it even has ESC now compared to the existing Almera
5years/150k km (whichever first) warranty according to Proton
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QUOTE(Failed JJ @ Aug 13 2019, 01:19 PM)
The top spec Saga is like 41k if you can't wait for the new 2020 Almera, it even has ESC now compared to the existing Almera
5years/150k km (whichever first) warranty according to Proton
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I am not in the rush to get a car now...

But more like survey for a replacement of my current ride..
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QUOTE(Failed JJ @ Aug 8 2019, 03:33 PM)
Almera ride very spongy, if you like to corner a bit more aggressive than normal this is not the car for you
If just normal city driving its fine, and with Malaysia's topkek pothole roads the spongy suspension actually works well enough

Common problem is the wheel bearing, quality like joke and almost every Almera has to replace it by 30k km (or less if you unlucky)

Just wait for the new one, see destee88's post, fuh finally Nissan design that actually looks good  whistling.gif
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Having said the unreliable wheel bearing that can last only 30,000 KM, does this under the warranty ?
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QUOTE(littlebeettle @ Aug 19 2019, 09:23 AM)
Having said the unreliable wheel bearing that can last only 30,000 KM, does this under the warranty ?
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Yes under warranty

Tbh the issue is a bit of a joke as its been a known issue since that car was launched and never really addressed bangwall.gif
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QUOTE(Failed JJ @ Aug 19 2019, 09:32 AM)
Yes under warranty

Tbh the issue is a bit of a joke as its been a known issue since that car was launched and never really addressed bangwall.gif
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Wheel bearing is not difficult to solve right?

if it is the supplier, just change it
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Actually, asides from the safety and specs aspect that most have pointed out here, I was actually quite impressed with the Almera with Impul bodykit when it was launched.

Not to the extent that I wanted one, but I was quite impressed that it could easily whisk past my car [doing 130/140 on Elite on the middle lane] - my guess was that car was already hitting 170-180 on the hilly stretch after KLIA towards Nilai...

And as for Nissans, I actually quite liked the Teana. For a moment I was so impressed with the one with the Nismo kit [2.5XV]... *drools*

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QUOTE(markblurberry @ Jul 9 2019, 12:10 AM)
Not sure what some are smoking here, but the price for base to base, H brand is almost 10k difference in comparison to Almera and they are harking about having more airbags?? Economy dictates what car we can afford unless you a typical keyboardist where money fall from the sky - at the end of the day you buy base on 3 criterias - price point, value and availability - if a model fulfills the criteria for buyer, they buy.

Being king for certain models doesn't mean being the best - current Honda Civic is definitely king, its everywhere,but I would gravitate to Mazda 3 and if sales is the only reason, I wouldn't even look at Mazda let alone the resale value. Does it mean Mazda stopped producing good car when Civic seems to triumph on volume, i think not. Or should everyone start looming at the x70 since its a winner too...At the end of the day, there is no perfect car, just the perfect value - in the eyes of the buyer
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Exactly! Value in the eyes of the beholder.
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QUOTE(woodentiger86 @ Aug 19 2019, 02:47 PM)
Actually, asides from the safety and specs aspect that most have pointed out here, I was actually quite impressed with the Almera with Impul bodykit when it was launched.

Not to the extent that I wanted one, but I was quite impressed that it could easily whisk past my car [doing 130/140 on Elite on the middle lane] - my guess was that car was already hitting 170-180 on the hilly stretch after KLIA towards Nilai...

And as for Nissans, I actually quite liked the Teana. For a moment I was so impressed with the one with the Nismo kit [2.5XV]... *drools*
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Almera doing 10/180KMH...that is like maximum on the speedometer. notworthy.gif

the latest black series they work with Tomei....I recogn it is also another japs bodykit....it is attracting me at least.

speaking of Teana....i guess it is best bang buck...throwing in 2.5 V6...top in its class.

but the roadtax kinda pinch every year...
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QUOTE(littlebeettle @ Aug 19 2019, 05:06 PM)
Almera doing 10/180KMH...that is like maximum on the speedometer.  notworthy.gif

the latest black series they work with Tomei....I recogn it is also another japs bodykit....it is attracting me at least.

speaking of Teana....i guess it is best bang buck...throwing in 2.5 V6...top in its class.

but the roadtax kinda pinch every year...
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Yea, the Nismo performance package + kits + black rims make the Teana looks really handsome.

Really rare to find on the market now [maybe the owners are very happy with their cars]. biggrin.gif

The first gen is ok looks wise yet I prefer the newer facelifted one. notworthy.gif
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QUOTE(woodentiger86 @ Aug 19 2019, 05:11 PM)
Yea, the Nismo performance package + kits + black rims make the Teana looks really handsome.

Really rare to find on the market now [maybe the owners are very happy with their cars]. biggrin.gif

The first gen is ok looks wise yet I prefer the newer facelifted one.  notworthy.gif
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Are you owner of a teana 2.5L?
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QUOTE(littlebeettle @ Aug 19 2019, 05:06 PM)
Almera doing 10/180KMH...that is like maximum on the speedometer.  notworthy.gif

the latest black series they work with Tomei....I recogn it is also another japs bodykit....it is attracting me at least.

speaking of Teana....i guess it is best bang buck...throwing in 2.5 V6...top in its class.

but the roadtax kinda pinch every year...
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2.5L L33 Teana already replaced with QR25DE inline 4. The VQ25DE V6 was in J32.

Yeah the V6 is smooth like cream
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QUOTE(littlebeettle @ Aug 21 2019, 06:54 PM)
Are you owner of a teana 2.5L?
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Haha. Sadly no.

One for the wishlist tongue.gif
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QUOTE(woodentiger86 @ Aug 22 2019, 12:24 PM)
Haha. Sadly no.

One for the wishlist tongue.gif
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I am sure you can own it....

Nissan used value is not very competitive. Can shop for a mint unit, tembak highway and feel the end power rclxm9.gif

How's ur Jag 2.5L?? Hehehe

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post Aug 22 2019, 02:38 PM

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QUOTE(WinterAngeLs @ Aug 22 2019, 12:13 PM)
2.5L L33 Teana already replaced with QR25DE inline 4. The VQ25DE V6 was in J32.

Yeah the V6 is smooth like cream
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it is somehow a downgrade for Teana sad.gif
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QUOTE(littlebeettle @ Aug 22 2019, 02:37 PM)
I am sure you can own it....

Nissan used value is not very competitive. Can shop for a mint unit, tembak highway and feel the end power  rclxm9.gif

How's ur Jag 2.5L?? Hehehe
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Haha. Yea, prices seem affordable although seems to have many complaints against TCM in terms of after sales/service?

Anyways, that's applicable to all the car companies.

The Jag is powerful but minum petrol like no tomorrow. 2.5L + AWD transmission not a particularly fuel happy combo. I loved driving it but the wear & tear was getting too pricey for me to sustain so I ended up getting a Myvi instead... Jaguar Malaysia pricing is very expensive indeed. Went to check out the XE when it was newly launched and it was priced at RM340K... I was like... WTF... Can almost buy 2 F30s at that price. biggrin.gif


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QUOTE(woodentiger86 @ Aug 19 2019, 02:47 PM)
Actually, asides from the safety and specs aspect that most have pointed out here, I was actually quite impressed with the Almera with Impul bodykit when it was launched.

Not to the extent that I wanted one, but I was quite impressed that it could easily whisk past my car [doing 130/140 on Elite on the middle lane] - my guess was that car was already hitting 170-180 on the hilly stretch after KLIA towards Nilai...

And as for Nissans, I actually quite liked the Teana. For a moment I was so impressed with the one with the Nismo kit [2.5XV]... *drools*
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I sit on almera doing 120kmh already I feel the car floaty, imagine 180kmh. Majority car can reach 180kmh, but very few can maintain it with comfort.

Clearly that fella put his life in danger. Not only him, majority malaysian I see like that. Car already shaking still push. Can see chassis dancing, when I follow from behind.

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post Aug 22 2019, 06:27 PM

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QUOTE(DS51 @ Aug 22 2019, 06:18 PM)
I sit on almera doing 120kmh already I feel the car floaty, imagine 180kmh. Majority car can reach 180kmh, but very few can maintain it with comfort.

Clearly that fella put his life in danger. Not only him, majority malaysian I see like that. Car already shaking still push. Can see chassis dancing, when I follow from behind.
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Hmm, even with the Impul bodykit? The one that rocketed past me was the white kitted Impul version; with the rims and kits.

Some people are just too confident with their rides. The moment I moved to Myvi, can feel it's not that rigid and assuring when driven at high speeds so I tend to keep below 110/120 on the highways. Maybe I'm just too careful. Haha. I am a fairly aggressive driver at times.

You raised a valid point - I once sat my aunt's Kenari on Federal, less than 100 km/hr also I felt so anxious compared to sitting in my mum's old Merc W124. biggrin.gif

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post Aug 22 2019, 10:07 PM

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QUOTE(DS51 @ Aug 22 2019, 06:18 PM)
I sit on almera doing 120kmh already I feel the car floaty, imagine 180kmh. Majority car can reach 180kmh, but very few can maintain it with comfort.

Clearly that fella put his life in danger. Not only him, majority malaysian I see like that. Car already shaking still push. Can see chassis dancing, when I follow from behind.
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I mean 180kmh is a bit too much. Yes 120 is a bit floaty... But if you can push the car after 140kmh its actually better to drive, more planted and more quiet than 120kmh
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post Aug 23 2019, 03:51 PM

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QUOTE(woodentiger86 @ Aug 22 2019, 06:01 PM)
Haha. Yea, prices seem affordable although seems to have many complaints against TCM in terms of after sales/service?

Anyways, that's applicable to all the car companies.

The Jag is powerful but minum petrol like no tomorrow. 2.5L + AWD transmission not a particularly fuel happy combo. I loved driving it but the wear & tear was getting too pricey for me to sustain so I ended up getting a Myvi instead... Jaguar Malaysia pricing is very expensive indeed. Went to check out the XE when it was newly launched and it was priced at RM340K... I was like... WTF... Can almost buy 2 F30s at that price. biggrin.gif
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Jag....drive with style lor...

I might able to help u with some workshop / parts contact for Jag...even if u still keen the XE u mentioned

Going back to Jag Msia / Sisma if youhave extra money to burnt.


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QUOTE(littlebeettle @ Aug 23 2019, 03:51 PM)
Jag....drive with style lor...

I might able to help u with some workshop / parts contact for Jag...even if u still keen the XE u mentioned

Going back to Jag Msia / Sisma if youhave extra money to burnt.
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That's cool bro.

Owning a slightly 'newer' Jag remains a pipe dream for me at the moment.

Still have a soft spot for the XJ [X350] series... cool2.gif

 

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