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. MyMotor invited the media to have a close look at the 1.2L version of the C-HR before UMW Toyota Malaysia officially launched the 1.8L 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: We are new with this…we have been doing this for two years and an opportunity came our way and we started this for this first time by having the media to highlight our new offering.
QUESTION: Is the start of a bigger car business model?
Answer: Yes, there will be more and we are looking to grow.
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 program like Blind Spot Monitoring, Cross Traffic Recognition and Driver Fatigue Detection. 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.
QUESTION: The new business is under MyMotor completely?
Answer: Yes, it is. You can buy cash at 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.
QUESTION: The vehicles Approved Permit under what name please?
Answer: This comes for various parties.
QUESTION: Who will handle after sales service and warranty?
Answer: Opal 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, Turbocharged
Power : 115bhp @ 5,200-5,600rpm
Torque: 185Nm @ 1,500-4,000rpm
Top Speed: 190km/h
Price: From RM175,000.00