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Recall: 1999 Honda Accord and 2000 Honda CR-V

honda takata recall

Honda Malaysia today announced a product recall involving 2,784 units of 1999 Year Model and 2000 Year Model Honda vehicles to replace the Takata driver front airbag inflator.

It is said that the recall is a preventive measure, in line with Honda global Non-Azide Driver Airbag Inflator (NADI) recall. 

The models involved in this product recall to replace the Takata driver front airbag inflator are:           

  • 1999 Honda Accord  (1,380 units)
  • 2000 Honda CR-V (1,404 units)

Honda Malaysia reassured that current selling models are not affected in this product recall, and the company will continue to uphold transparency and stringent controls for customers.

As of today, there have not been any reports in Malaysia of incidents or injury caused by the Takata driver front airbag in the two models mentioned above.

honda takata recall crv

Affected customers will be informed via notification letters, which will include details of the product recall. Honda Malaysia urges all affected customers to contact any Honda authorized dealer to make an appointment upon receipt of notification to replace the driver front airbag inflator subject to parts availability.

The company also encourages public who have relatives or friends owning these two models to immediately contact Honda Malaysia to arrange for the driver front airbag replacement.

The company requests all affected customers to make an appointment in advance to ensure a smooth and quick driver front airbag replacement process. Customers are required to adhere to the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) set by the authorities, which include wearing face mask properly, maintaining physical distancing and, sanitising their hands at all times when visiting the dealerships.            

The replacement of the affected Takata drive front airbag inflator is free of charge and all cost related to this replacement activity will be borne by Honda Malaysia. The replacement stock will be available in stages.

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Sales Tax Relief: Honda Vehicles Price Drops by up to RM9.5k

Honda Malaysia (or the Company) today announced the reduction in prices for Honda cars following the Government of Malaysia’s announcement of
100% sales tax exemption on Completely Knocked Down (CKD) models and 50% sales tax exemption on Completely Built Unit (CBU) models in the Short-Term Economic Recovery Plan (PENJANA).

With the relevant adjustments made, the prices of Honda’s CKD models, namely the Jazz, New BR-V, City, HR-V, New Civic, CR-V and All-New Accord will reduce between RM2,788.46* and RM8,545.63. Meanwhile, Honda’s CBU model of Odyssey will be lower by RM9,502.47. The new pricing takes effect from 15th June 2020 to 31st December 2020.

In addition to the new pricing, customers can also enjoy the on-going special treats with their new Honda cars under the “Kita Bersama Deals” campaign.

That said, below is the list of models and the revised price:

Honda Jazz
Decrease: Up to RM3,756
New Price: From RM72,511 to RM85,064

Honda City
Decrease: Up to RM4,010
New Price: RM75,295 to RM87,709

Honda BR-V
Decrease: Up to RM3,507
New Price: RM86,726 to RM93,693

Honda HR-V
Decrease: Up to RM6,245
New Price: RM104,000 to RM118,854

Honda Civic
Decrease: Up to RM4,966
New Price: RM109,326 to RM134,934

Honda CR-V
Decrease: Up to RM7,470
New Price: RM144,629 to RM68,829

Honda Accord
Decrease: Up to RM8,545
New Price: RM178,203 to RM187,754

Honda Odyssey
Decrease: RM9,502
New Price: RM249,393

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All-New 10th Gen Honda Accord Now Open for Booking – 1.5L VTEC Turbo

Honda Malaysia announced that the all-new Accord is now open for booking at all 100 Honda dealerships nationwide, with the launch set to take place sometime within the next two months.  

There has not been any indication on the pricing yet, but the big news is that it will be powered by an enhanced 1.5L VTEC Turbocharged engine which is a first for the flagship model.

Honda Malaysia says that the engine produces 201PS and maximum torque of 260Nm, which is more powerful than the current 2.4L engine’s performance.

Featuring a more fastback-like design, the all-new Accord will come with full LED headlights and taillights, chrome tailpipes, as well as 18-inch wheels.

There will also be the full suite of Honda Sensing safety and driver assistance features, which includes:

1. Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC)

2. Low Speed Follow (LSF)

3. Auto High-Beam (AHB)

4. Forward Collision Warning (FCW)

5. Collision Mitigation Braking System (CMBS)

6. Lane Keep Assist System (LKAS)

7. Road Departure Mitigation (RDM)

8. Lane Departure Warning (LDW)

In addition to the full Honda Sensing suite, the 10th Generation Accord is also equipped with Smart Parking Assist System with Brake Assist (Rear), Multi View Camera System (360-degree camera) and Honda LaneWatch for drivers convenience and safety.

All variants of the All-New Accord will come with standard safety features such as Six Airbags, Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA), Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD), Emergency Stop Signal (ESS), Hill Start Assist (HSA), front and rear parking sensors together with Multi-angle Rear view Camera.

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