This week, MyMotor which is a subsidiary of road-tax service provider MYEG will be selling, leasing and providing financing for buyers of the most talked about compact SUV in Malaysia, the Toyota C-HR 1.2 Turbo. MyMotor invited the media to have a close look at the 1.2L Turbo version of the C-HR before UMW Toyota Malaysia officially launched the 1.8L N/A. Toyota C-HR.
We interview the management of MyMotor about this new business venture and the Toyota C-HR.
QUESTION: Why is MyMotor previewing a new car?
Answer: We wanted to show some unique automotive offerings that we can offer to Malaysians right now.
QUESTION: Is MyMotor going into the vehicle import and sales business?
Answer: MyMotor is not a wholesale business, but where there is any opportunity to bring a unique offering to the local market, MyMotor would be happy to offer more choices to the Malaysian Market.
QUESTION: Is the start of a bigger car business model?
Answer: MyMotor is an important aspect of MyEG’s business and we will always be looking at different angles to expand the business.
QUESTION: Why choose the Toyota C-HR 1.2L Turbo AWD and not some other brand and model?
Answer: Well, this C-HR is the best seller in Japan and this crossover has many new features that are not found in other compact SUV’s in Malaysia. Like the advanced Toyota safety sense program (TSS-P) Blind Spot Monitoring (BSM), Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA), Lane Departure Alert (LDA), Pre-collision System (PCS), Radar Cruise Control (RCC) and Automatic High Beam. It is also a market leader for crossover sales globally and this is (crossovers) the fastest growing segment. Already 79,000 units of this C-HR already sold in Japan, first half of 2017.
QUESTION: The new business is under MyMotor completely?
Answer: Yes, it is. You can buy cash from RM170,000 or your can lease or you can hire purchase it from us. Leasing and Finance is under one roof. Under MYEG Finance Technologies Sdn. Bhd.
QUESTION: The vehicles Approved Permit under what name please?
Answer: This comes from various parties.
QUESTION: Who will handle after sales service and warranty?
Answer: MyOpal warranty handles the after sales. Opal will handle service and after sales with their appointed workshops. This car will comes with 24/7 road assist services. One year anywhere in Malaysia your breakdown will be taken cared of. So there will be support for software and after sales network updates. So recalls and after sales will be done by us without any worry for the owner. Warranty is for one year and for leasing it is three years.
Toyota C-HR 1.2-Turbo AWD Specifications
Engine: Inline 4-cylinder DOHC turbo with intercooler
Power : 116PS @ 5,200-5,600rpm
Torque: 185Nm @ 1,500-4,000rpm
Transmission: Automatic 7-speed sequential CVT
Top Speed: 190km/h
Price: From RM170,000.00 onwards.