Want To Get A New Ride? Here's Why The Best Time To Buy A Car Is From Now To June 2021

Enjoy promotions worth up to RM5,500 for New Yaris and New Vios!

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Looking to get a new Toyota car? Good news, you have until 30 June to take advantage of the tax holiday and save thousands of ringgit!

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As part of the government's PENJANA initiative, Malaysians will get to save 10% on sales tax for local cars, or 5% for imported cars. First announced in June 2020, the sales tax reduction for multi-purpose vehicles (MPVs) and sport utility vehicles (SUVs) has been extended until 30 June 2021.

This means if you are thinking of buying a car, there's no better time than right now!

On top of the sales tax reduction, Toyota is giving great promotions and low EZ Beli instalment rates for New Yaris and New Vios

With Toyota's monthly promotions, you'll get to enjoy cash rebates and accessories worth up to RM5,500! Plus, with low instalments and servicing packages, you'll be able to drive home the Toyota car you desire without burning a hole in your wallet.

Here's a look at the promotions you can enjoy:

1. Toyota New Yaris | EZ Beli instalments from RM493/month*

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Promotions worth up to RM5,500
Sales tax savings:
EZ Beli instalment plans: From RM493/month
5-year servicing package: From RM59/month

The Toyota New Yaris is sporty and stylish, featuring three colour variants: Red Mica Metallic, Platinum White Pearl, and Silver Metallic.

Fitted with a Dual VVT-i Engine and Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) with 7-Speed Sport Sequential Shiftmatic, you can enjoy powerful accelerations and smooth gear shifts.

The New Yaris also comes with active safety features of Toyota Safety Sense as well as passive safety features to give you peace of mind:

- Pre-Collision System
- Lane Departure Alert
- Blind Spot Monitor with RCTA
- Hill-Start Assist Control
- 7 SRS Airbags
- Frontal Digital Video Recorder

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Pre-Collision System (PCS)
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.

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

It also comes with LED headlamps and integrated Daytime Running Lights (DRL) to brighten up your drive, as well as a Follow-Me-Home function that keeps the headlamps on for a short while so you can walk to where you want safely. It also features 16" alloy rims for a dynamic, cutting-edge look.

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Not only does the New Yaris look sporty, it is also functional and spacious. The 60:40 folding seats offer the versatility to pack extra cargo for that trip to IKEA, or longer items like musical instruments, while giving ample room for backseat passengers.

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The interior also comes with various practical features like a wireless charger, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity, Vehicle Telematics System to monitor your real-time location, as well as convenient USB charging ports for your devices. 

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Apple CarPlay and Android Auto-Ready Connectivity
Connect your smartphone to the vehicle’s 7” display system to select navigation and music options with ease.

Vehicle Telematics System (VTS)
An integrated system with multiple functions including monitoring your vehicle’s real-time location and keeping track of battery health through a mobile app.

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Besides that, you won't have to worry about navigating into tight parking spaces thanks to Toyota's 3D Panoramic View Monitor, which gives you a 360° view of your vehicle.

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

2. Toyota New Vios | EZ Beli instalments from RM530/month*

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Promotions worth up to RM5,500
Sales tax savings: RM2,216
EZ Beli instalment plans: From RM530/month
5-year servicing package: From RM59/month

If you prefer a sedan car, the Toyota New Vios promises a smooth, powerful, and noise-free drive.

Featuring a Dual VVT-i Engine and CVT with 7-Speed Sport Sequential Shiftmatic, the key difference is the paddle shifters – you can shift up to 7th gear manually while keeping your hands on the steering wheel. Also, the sound insulation around the engine compartment and body panels help give you a calming, almost silent drive.

The New Vios has front LED headlamps with Follow-Me-Home function, Daytime Running Lights, and Fog Lamps, while being fitted with stylish 16" alloy rims. You can choose between five unique colour variants.

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The interior of the car features comfort-centric leather seats, while rear passengers can relax their hands on the foldable armrest. Besides that, the darker central housing panel gives the interior a classy and roomy feel, finished with integrated chrome plates to complete the polished look.

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The New Vios offers lots of practical features, including 60:40 split folding seats for storage, an electrochromic rear view mirror, multi-informational display, auto air-conditioning, and more. You can also charge your devices seamlessly thanks to wireless chargers and USB charging ports, while connecting using Apple CarPlay or Android Auto.

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Last but not least, the New Vios also comes with active safety features of Toyota Safety Sense as well as passive safety features to give you peace of mind:

- Pre-Collision System (Toyota Safety Sense)
- Lane Departure Alert (Toyota Safety Sense)
- 3D Panoramic View Monitor
- Blind Spot Monitor with RCTA
- Hill-Start Assist Control
- 7 SRS Airbags
- Frontal Digital Video Recorder

Find out more about Toyota technology offerings through the Toyota Synergized mobility initiative here.

Or, get yourself a sportier and more dashing drive with the Gazoo Racing infused Vios GR-Sport from as low as RM688 a month!

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The Vios GR-Sport was born from Toyota's endless pursuit to build ever better cars from the race track. Infused with Toyota Gazoo Racing goodness inside and out, this thrilling ride is decked with a more aggressive aerokit and an overall sportier look that will be sure to gain attention from onlookers.

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Not just a looker, the Vios GR-S also promises superb handling and enhanced stability on straight roads and around corners with sports tuned suspension and dampers, as well as a sportier 17" wheel wrapped by a set of Toyo Tires Proxes TR1 - the same tires used in the acclaimed Vios Challenge Race!

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For an extra zest of thrill, the Vios GR-S paddle shifters are matched with a 10-speed CVT for more control over your drive. The Electronic Control Unit (ECU) is also programmed to give a higher engine speed (rpm) in Sport Mode and hold at a higher range for better throttle response.

The thrill doesn’t end there. Once you enter the cockpit, you’ll be greeted by a pair of GR-S suede leather sports seats that will keep you steadily in place when taking corners while offering greater comfort with its premium semi suede leather. 

The GR emblem also makes a fierce subtle appearance in an already sporty cockpit.

Now that’s a car that will turn heads!

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GR-S Suede Leather Seats
These sports seats provide support to keep you in your seat while taking corners and greater comfort with premium semi-suede leather. Comes with an exclusive GR emblem.

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Smart Entry and Push Start System
Push a button. That's all you need to do to enter your vehicle, and once more, while depressing the brake pedal, to start it. Now styled with a GR emblem.

Wondering how Toyota's EZ Beli instalment plan works? Here's what the nine-year financing plan looks like:

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Toyota EZ Beli is a hassle-free monthly instalment scheme that offers you a nine-year loan divided into three tiers for your convenience.

Year 1-3: You'll get to enjoy the lowest monthly instalments
Year 4-6: Slight increase in instalments in line with your career progression
Year 7-9: Flexibility to continue repayment or trade-in for a new Toyota

The great thing about EZ Beli is that it offers you an affordable solution to get the Toyota car you desire, with minimal investment in the earlier years. And after Year 6, you can easily trade in your car and upgrade to a new Toyota car if you want to!

That's not all. Once you've chosen your Toyota car, you can also opt for affordable servicing packages that will help protect your vehicle.

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The Toyota Service Savers five-year package for the New Yaris and New Vios costs only RM59/month with EZ Beli, 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

Besides the New Yaris and New Vios, you can choose from a wide range of Toyota cars, while enjoying low instalment plans and sales tax savings

See the full list of Toyota cars and promotions on their website today!

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