Is It A Good Time To Buy A Car? Here Are 3 Things You Should Consider

Take advantage of the ongoing sales tax exemption and year-end promos to save more!

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Ready to upgrade your drive before the year comes to an end?

Here are a few things to consider if you want to buy a new car:

1. Make the most out of exciting year-end promos and offers

As we approach the end of 2021, car dealers and brands are offering lots of amazing discounts. These promotions are likely to stay for a limited time only, so make sure you don't miss out on these great savings.

2. Look out for affordable after-sales maintenance packages

On top of that, certain car brands are offering cheap servicing packages that you can sign up for when buying a new car. For a low monthly cost, you can potentially save yourself hundreds of ringgit down the road on car maintenance. Plus, with a trusted after-sales maintenance package, you'll get extra peace of mind.

3. Don't miss out on that specific car model you've been eyeing

Car brands tend to refresh their car models frequently, sometimes making small tweaks to the aesthetic, other times introducing completely new designs. If there's a specific car model you've been wanting, make sure you secure it before they run out of stock or introduce a new model.

This year end, you can enjoy big savings, while driving home a stylish Toyota car that's safe, reliable, and full of features you'll love. Plus, there is a special promo for the Toyota Vios and Yaris worth RM5,500!

Toyota is offering cash rebates and free accessories when you buy some of their most popular models.

But that's not all, you can take advantage of the government's sales tax reduction for multi-purpose vehicles (MPVs) and sport utility vehicles (SUVs), saving yourself up to thousands of ringgit.

If you've been thinking about buying a new car, now is the best time to get more bang for your buck! Check out the promos available here.

Take a look at some of Toyota's most popular models:

Toyota Yaris | Low instalments from RM493/month*

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Cash rebate + free accessories: RM3,000 + RM2,500
Sales tax savings: RM2,192
Low instalment plans: From RM493/month
5-year servicing package: From RM32/month*

Toyota Vios | Low instalments from RM530/month*

The sporty version of Toyota Vios, the Vios GR-S, for those who wants to add thrill to their daily drives with a sportier look and performance.

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Cash rebate + free accessories: RM3,000 + RM2,500
Sales tax savings: RM2,216
Low instalment plans: From RM530/month
5-year servicing package: From RM32/month*

Both the Toyota Yaris and Toyota Vios come with a range of features, while sporting a stylish exterior and a polished interior

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Enjoy smooth accelerations and gear shifts thanks to its Dual VVT-i Engine and Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) with 7-Speed Sport Sequential Shiftmatic. With different drive mode selectors, you can also choose between an eco or sports drive.

With the Yaris and Vios, you won't have to worry about space. Thanks to the 60:40 folding seats, there is ample room for storing items, whether it's for a road trip, moving day, or delivering goods. Plus, when the seats are up, backseat passengers will enjoy lots of legroom, making the Yaris a great option for longer journeys as well.

The interior of these car models is packed with all kinds of features, from a wireless charger and USB charging ports, to Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity. Plus, you can keep track of your car's distance, duration, and trip history in the palm of your hand with the Vehicle Telematics System (VTS) app.

Aside from that, park like a pro with Toyota's 3D Panoramic View Monitor, which gives you a 360° view of your vehicle and helps you navigate into tight spaces.

When it comes to safety, Toyota car owners need not worry because the Yaris and Vios are both fitted with active features of Toyota Safety Sense, as well as passive safety features

Pre-Collision System (Toyota Safety Sense)
Avoids or mitigates frontal collisions by alerting the driver and automatically applying the brakes to reduce vehicle speed when there is a risk of collision.

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Lane Departure Alert (Toyota Safety Sense)
Alerts when you are unintentionally out of the lane. Less swaying, smoother driving.

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3D Panoramic View Monitor (PVM)
Get a detailed 360° view of your vehicle for manoeuvring in tight spaces.

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Blind Spot Monitor with Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA)
Detects vehicles that may not be visible to you when changing lanes or reversing, and alerts you.

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Hill-Start Assist Control
Sustains brake pressure to prevent the vehicle from rolling backwards on an incline. Also active when the vehicle is in reverse gear.

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7 SRS Airbags
Driver, front passenger, side, curtain shield, and driver's knee airbags provide complete protection for the driver and passengers in the event of collision.

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Frontal Digital Video Recorder
Records your journeys for your protection should a recording prove helpful.

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Besides the low instalments, cash rebates, and sales tax savings, Toyota is offering a five-year service package, so you can continue keeping your car in tip-top condition

The Toyota Service Savers five-year package for the Yaris and Vios costs only RM32/month*, and will help you save up to RM469 in the long-run.

The package includes:
- Two free compulsory services
- Eight Toyota MaxCheck Advance
- Two Toyota MaxCheck Advance Plus
- 20% discount on Wheel Alignment and Balancing*
- 10% discount on selected parts*

All in all, if you're looking to buy a new car, now is the time! Don't miss out on all the year-end promotions and savings with Toyota.

*Terms and conditions apply.

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