Twin test: Mini Cooper S Clubman vs. Volvo C30 T5

The crown for the most stylish lifestyle hatchback heats up with the introduction of an updated Volvo C30. We pit the tweaked Swede against the q...

22 Feb 2010
memphis1972 volvo is clear winner in design here.
the mini look like bread delivery van
1 Mar 2010
Honda CR-Z Now On Sale in Japan

Honda Motor Co., Ltd. announced that the all-new CR-Z hybrid vehicle will go on sale in Japan on Friday, February 26, 2010.

CR-Z combines a 1.5-liter i-VTEC engin...

27 Feb 2010
memphis1972 toyota hybrid at the back
1 Mar 2010
TCX607 I love it. This two seater hybrid is what I want in future.
I believe the handling will be superb
2 Mar 2010
WD45 Furturistic lines, great design!
2 Mar 2010
ztcc78 agree with u guys.. nice design n the meter looks cool..
2 Mar 2010
Hi, anyone driving Mit i over here? Hope that i can gain from you guys about this car and also share our experience...:)

23 Mar 2008
sumo It's a great car. Good FC, pick-up (unlike R2 and spark). Spacious for 4 adults, but boot space is limited. Engine sits behind.
24 Mar 2008
Kenichi Quote:
"Formerly posted by sumo:
It's a great car. Good FC, pick-up (unlike R2 and spark). Spacious for 4 adults, but boot space is limited. Engine sits behind."

Specs claims that FC can hit 20k...
26 Mar 2008
nicholassoong To be frank, I don't know why people ll pay 50K for a turbo I. It's a crap car in my opinion. Looks nicer and more glam than a picanto. But doesn't necessary move or accelerate faster. I tested bot...
25 May 2008
kkchai Quote:
"Formerly posted by nicholassoong:
To be frank, I don't know why people ll pay 50K for a turbo I. It's a crap car in my opinion. Looks nicer and more glam than a picanto. But doesn't necessa...
29 May 2008
memphis1972 most singaporeans buy on design n look.
29 May 2008
Hi,

Anyone driving natural gas?
Is the saving really substantial?
Is it worth to change?

16 May 2008
memphis1972 depend on your driving purpose habbit. if u r on $ 600+ per mth, cng is $250+
21 May 2008
vinccc2003 i am driving a toyota wish and monthly is about $450.
what will be my saving approximately?
according to my friend, cng tank is small and need more trip to refuel. Thus going back square one..true?
22 May 2008
memphis1972 Quote:
"Formerly posted by vinccc2003:
i am driving a toyota wish and monthly is about $450.
what will be my saving approximately?
according to my friend, cng tank is small and need more trip to ...
22 May 2008
joycelym I have seen the tank.. quite big and heavy leh
22 May 2008
vinccc2003 Understand that petrol will go up till 200 per drum...really have to think hard now..
22 May 2008
joycelym Quote:
"Formerly posted by vinccc2003:
Understand that petrol will go up till 200 per drum...really have to think hard now.."

What is there to think? Give up your car !
22 May 2008
This is an open discussion for the news Petrol, diesel pump prices up again

"Time to go public transport?

Caltex raised pump prices at 9am on Thursday, followed by Singapore Petrolum Company at 3...

16 May 2008
LMLP640 It will increase sooner or later again, just wait and see it sky rocket!
16 May 2008
melmok Weird thing is that these petrol companies also show increase profits....
So actually increased crude oil prices means higher profits for these companies?
17 May 2008
sumo Oil prices will only keep moving up. If it goes down....let's not kid ourselves, it will never go down.
19 May 2008
melmok Crude oil prices fluctuates... petrol pump prices does not.
20 May 2008
21 May 2008
just book optra cng..anyone here a cng car owner ?

8 May 2008
Hi everyone there..
Anyway that we can verify if the engine of a 2nd car is still good to go??
Or rather how to test out the engine??
Thanks!!

6 May 2008
ztcc78 chim...
6 May 2008
ronaldo Ha..
In simple, wat we goin to look out for if we r goin for 2nd hand car??
6 May 2008
memphis1972 1st whats your budget..then how many yrs u intend to drive it..n yr style of driving..then zoom in by asking or paying a mechanic to go with u.
7 May 2008
steven_VW Hi ronaldo,

If you do not have the experience of checking on the car, its better you go with a mechanic or somebody who has experience on it. Alternatively, you can pay about $130 for an evaluat...
7 May 2008
qtrmile Just ask someone whom you can trust to go with you in testing a car. Test drive it and be particular to every details. Ask about its history. People who are experienced in driving/cars knows at fir...
8 May 2008
Well, this topic will be a hot discussion at kopitiam.

We have our Ministry of Transport is considering in making seat belts compulsory for all school buses. School bus seat belt

How about pu...

5 May 2008
accyt1978 Quote:
"Formerly posted by ztcc78:
buses install seat belt..!! standing belt included?? "

huh?? like U-ZAP ah... i'll put if FIONA stands with me and only there's a belt left.. hehehe...

my ...
7 May 2008
Vlanze I cant really imagine a bus with all the kids belted up during the whole journey. Kids r kids...how do u make them stay still? Trust me...this big whooohaaa will disappear in a while just like our ...
7 May 2008
ifconfig talking about too many cars and too many incapable drivers, perhaps it's time to bring back the mandatory renewal of driver licensing.
7 May 2008
accyt1978 Quote:
"Formerly posted by ifconfig:
talking about too many cars and too many incapable drivers, perhaps it's time to bring back the mandatory renewal of driver licensing. "

i'm extremely suppo...
7 May 2008
orangedude End of the day, if the kids don't know how to sit still on the buses, it won't make a difference even if you tied them to their seats. Have you ever seen kids jumping up and down on the buses?
9 May 2008
mEimEi Quote:
"Formerly posted by accyt1978:
Quote:
"Formerly posted by ifconfig:
talking about too many cars and too many incapable drivers, perhaps it's time to bring back the mandatory renewal of drive...
9 May 2008
accyt1978 Quote:
"Formerly posted by mEimEi:
like that hor pple like me sometimes drive sometimes dun can renew one anot?"

can.. why not.. only fair mah..
14 May 2008
ace6165 why don't install air bag in the bus?
17 May 2008
mEimEi Quote:
"Formerly posted by ace6165:
why don't install air bag in the bus?"

idea hor..but like not pratical leh..coz alot Singaporeans hand very itchy..mayb will damage airbag..
17 May 2008
ace6165 maybe they can bring they own helmet.
20 May 2008
both looks great,headache over which to choose, appreciate anyone share anything on this 2 model. whether owned or not..

7 Apr 2008
memphis1972 hi eber,auto gear for me,,no need fancy package, probably go for most basic.not going anything more than 60k...from the look of mazda 2 the rear seating seems clamped.i don know.fuel consumption is...
7 Apr 2008
Zulnas Mazda 2 was voted better than the Honda fit 08 model. I am also having the dilema of chosing either. Have tested the mazda 2 at the agent in MacPherson. The car has good pickup and the drive was go...
7 Apr 2008
exo18v well go to those bigger PI to test out the car
8 Apr 2008
kittymeow meow can get ard 16-18km/l for city driving...and higher if cruising on highway....meow's jazz was stock, it's versatile in every expects. meow miss the jazz!!
8 Apr 2008
Evan If it's the 1.3 Fit you are looking at, it is probably going for in the region between 60-65k since it is so new and hot in demand. You could get a Mazda 2 (1.5l) under 60k with probably everything...
8 Apr 2008
exo18v well if you get a fit, i know where to find below 60k also. haha, if u look for mazda i also have friends there
8 Apr 2008
sumo Both cars are good. Mazda is really agressive with the New Mazda2. However, if you're looking for space, I believe the New Fit will have a slightly larger interior. Check the safety standards for b...
8 Apr 2008
ronaldo Quote:
"Formerly posted by exo18v:
well if you get a fit, i know where to find below 60k also. haha, if u look for mazda i also have friends there"

Hi EVO18v, whr do u recommend to buy a honde f...
27 Apr 2008
kuokht Why not Subaru Impreza 5D? It's latest model, sporty but yet very good FC. The price also cheaper than the one you mentioned.
27 Apr 2008
ronaldo Quote:
"Formerly posted by kuokht:
Why not Subaru Impreza 5D? It's latest model, sporty but yet very good FC. The price also cheaper than the one you mentioned."

Wanted to have a shorter car in ...
27 Apr 2008
From the trend of oil speculation, oil price will hit US$120 very soon. As a result, better top up your petrol tank before price increase anytime now.
This is totally non related to demand and sup...

19 Apr 2008
memphis1972 Quote:
"Formerly posted by TCX607:
From the trend of oil speculation, oil price will hit US$120 very soon. As a result, better top up your petrol tank before price increase anytime now.
This is to...
19 Apr 2008
TCX607 Hey, a fren has a transmitter override to show false indication of fuel tk for immigration inspection. He claimed 1st offence is $500 and worth the challenge. I believe now the immigration has more...
20 Apr 2008
Evan hmm.. What's the regulation for CNG... How do you measure a 3/4 tank?
20 Apr 2008
memphis1972 Quote:
"Formerly posted by Eber:
hmm.. What's the regulation for CNG... How do you measure a 3/4 tank?"

checkout www.cng.com.sg

can do caculation work with yr present fc n compare. btw now wa...
20 Apr 2008
TCX607 Quote:
"hmm.. What's the regulation for CNG... How do you measure a 3/4 tank? "
Hey, this is a loop hole. If my car convert to CNG, then I have dual fuel system (both CNG and petrol). Drive acro...
22 Apr 2008
accyt1978 let's PRAY for RESESSION!!!
22 Apr 2008
memphis1972 Quote:
"Formerly posted by TCX607:
Quote:
"hmm.. What's the regulation for CNG... How do you measure a 3/4 tank? "
Hey, this is a loop hole. If my car convert to CNG, then I have dual fuel syste...
22 Apr 2008
Hi everyone,

I have been looking at these 3 models but can't decide which one offers best value for money. Budget is up to S$80K.

Selphy is made in Japan, spacious in terms of wheelbase and ...

16 Apr 2008
memphis1972 not many on the road, cos the look don really justify 80k range, many choose camry with extra few k.
17 Apr 2008
sumo If you're going for the Sylphy, it has to be the 2.0L. You might be frustrated with the 1.5L as it's the same engine as the Latio (which is also lighter than the Sylphy. Another couple of things to...
17 Apr 2008
AlphaOmegus Thanks bros, for the valuable feedback.
17 Apr 2008
kkchai Hi,

Recently I sat on my friend's new 1.5 Selphy, I feel the price you paying (S$70k++) is worth for the quiet, comfortable cabin, a lot nice looking "accessories", and lastly, it has the Infini...
17 Apr 2008
e90 Hi,

Recently I bought a used Sylphy 1.5AT (1.5yrs old), so far it's working fine. It's quiet, smooth, spacious, doesn't lack of power and fuel consumption abt 11.5km per litre. You won't be seei...
21 Apr 2008
ken766 Quote:
"Formerly posted by AlphaOmegus:
Hi everyone,

I have been looking at these 3 models but can't decide which one offers best value for money. Budget is up to S$80K.

Selphy is made in Ja...
9 Oct 2008
neutral So long ago, I think he bought already.
9 Oct 2008
wesmant if can suggest, maybe you can consider Hyundai Avante too!

my colleague just received his Avante this week, and I am pretty amazed with the car, especially comparing to its price, which is only ...
9 Oct 2008
cluboxed This has to be the new version Avante. Correct me if i'm wrong.
10 Oct 2008
wesmant Quote:
"Formerly posted by cluboxed:
This has to be the new version Avante. Correct me if i'm wrong."

Yes! The Car seems to worth at least 40% more than the price charged by Komoco
10 Oct 2008
hi everyone.. hope to get some tips from 08 Fit users or any experience modifiers out there..i just got my 08 fit.. wondering if there's anyway to improve the performance as well as handling of the...

14 Apr 2008
ifconfig if i'm not wrong, the new honda fit, comes with vtec engine version (both 1.3 and 1.5). it can have quite a good performance there. one thing i do notice is the engine now is alot quieter than befo...
18 Apr 2008
neutral Quote:
"Formerly posted by adriansiow:
hi everyone.. hope to get some tips from 08 Fit users or any experience modifiers out there..i just got my 08 fit.. wondering if there's anyway to improve the...
18 Apr 2008
lchuanglr Quote:
"Formerly posted by krazyguy_08:
well, i can show u the auto fold on my mirror if u want.. "

hey guys, you mean you can make your side mirrors auto-fold and auto downtilt when reversing?...
18 Apr 2008
krazyguy_08 Quote:
"Formerly posted by lchuanglr:
Quote:
"Formerly posted by krazyguy_08:
well, i can show u the auto fold on my mirror if u want.. "

hey guys, you mean you can make your side mirrors auto-...
19 Apr 2008
lchuanglr oh cool. is it alot of work or expensive? how do I do it? i hardly fold my mirror, coz too lazy. always kena drive halfway, then realise my side mirrors still folded.
20 Apr 2008
krazyguy_08 Quote:
"Formerly posted by lchuanglr:
oh cool. is it alot of work or expensive? how do I do it? i hardly fold my mirror, coz too lazy. always kena drive halfway, then realise my side mirrors still ...
20 Apr 2008
cosa_nostra80 how much do you pay mthly for your fit?
22 Apr 2008
adriansiow Formerly posted by cosa_nostra80:
how much do you pay mthly for your fit?[/QUOTEA]
i paid Around 600 monthly inclusive of 2.5% interest for 10 years.
23 Apr 2008
adriansiow btw, does anyone here know anything bout the volt stablizer?? does it increase the performance of the car in terms of torque, bhp and fuel efficiency? or it only balance the voltage of the ride?
23 Apr 2008
help me choose.honda fit 2008,mitsubishi lancer glx or toyota vios?

28 Mar 2008
exo18v If you really like to find out the price you can pm me, i can tell you that got a link up got a all time low of 2.28% till may for the interest rate. So for those who interested can really pm me. W...
16 Apr 2008
cosa_nostra80 how to pm?
16 Apr 2008
ztcc78 Quote:
"Formerly posted by cosa_nostra80:
how to pm?
"
goes go to the user profile and message him
16 Apr 2008
my budget is 50 to 60k car range,looking at mazda 2 or fit or sx4 for good review at fc, heard chevrolet optra magnum with cng ard 62 k, apart from comfort n look, i concern about future fuel price...

15 Apr 2008
Chevrolet introduces the Optra Magnum CNG in Singapore

"GM ODC introduces the first original factory fitted CNG passenger cars in Singapore with the new Chevrolet Optra Magnum CNG.

The new Chevr...

28 Mar 2008
azfar reckon there'll be more such vehicles coming into our market. but it's a good effort on Chevrolet's part to start the ball rolling.
29 Mar 2008
weikell i guess you'll want to drive to Malaysia, cos' CNG costs 30-something cents there vs $1plus over here
30 Mar 2008
leonchew I thought the Mercedes E200 NGT was the first factory-fitted CNG passenger car made available in Singapore?
30 Mar 2008
LMLP640 Quote:
"Formerly posted by leonchew:
I thought the Mercedes E200 NGT was the first factory-fitted CNG passenger car made available in Singapore?"
That's for commercial vehicles only i suppose
30 Mar 2008
azfar paragraph 3 states "first car in its segment" - so GM wants to say that it's the first car in the 1.6-litre category to come factory-fitted with CNG. hope this clears the air.
30 Mar 2008
leonchew Some Mercedes E200 NGTs were indeed purchased by taxi companies, but they were also available as private cars via the official dealer.

Quote:
"Formerly posted by LMLP640:
That's for commercial v...
31 Mar 2008
leonchew I have no problems with the statement in paragraph 3 but I wonder if the first sentence in the previous paragraph could be misleading. The article claimed that the car is "the first ever CNG vehicl...
31 Mar 2008
LMLP640 Quote:
"Formerly posted by leonchew:
I have no problems with the statement in paragraph 3 but I wonder if the first sentence in the previous paragraph could be misleading. The article claimed that ...
31 Mar 2008
azfar Hi guys,

After some clarification with GM, i've edited the above. Hope this clears the air!

At the same time, thanks for pointing it out!
31 Mar 2008
memphis1972 ohhh,cng how much it cost if u pump full tank n how long it last as compare to usual 5 days top petrol.haven't heard much discuss from anyone abt cng.this prices of 62688 seems high consider there ...
15 Apr 2008
This is an open discussion for the news First heartland ERP gantry switched on

"The first five of the sixteen new Electronic Road Pricing (ERP) have been switched on this morning.

Toa Payoh is th...

7 Apr 2008
Jostian Sounds like singapore's gonna be a bad place to live in within the next 10 years...Probably move to M'sia...At least govt not so nonsense...
11 Apr 2008
domino88 Okey, here's the news I've got from a bank when they discuss with LTA for on using credit card...

The government will abolish the road tax system entirely in a few years time. You pay what you u...
11 Apr 2008
joycelym Quote:
"Formerly posted by domino88:
Okey, here's the news I've got from a bank when they discuss with LTA for on using credit card...

The government will abolish the road tax system entirely in...
11 Apr 2008
11 Apr 2008
TCX607 Hey, latest news from reliable source. LTA actually going to implement the GPS-ERP on all road. What the paper mentioned recently is true. The only problem is, LTA needs to work out with the local ...
12 Apr 2008
joycelym ...........
12 Apr 2008
memphis1972 :knockwall:
heard new road tax system maybe years later,something connect with gps or other device to monitor your usage.meaning more u drive more u pay, less u drive no rebate.
12 Apr 2008
domino88 LTA should publish an annual report on their revenue and expenses on the newspaper yearly and justify their cause with projections that are backed by sound and reasonable statistics. There should b...
13 Apr 2008
TCX607 Just visited the LTA website and collected facts and figure for vehicle population in Singapore - 851,000.
Just do a quick calculation if GPS-ERP kick-in on all road. No matter where you drive/tra...
14 Apr 2008
memphis1972 Quote:
"Formerly posted by TCX607:
Just visited the LTA website and collected facts and figure for vehicle population in Singapore - 851,000.
Just do a quick calculation if GPS-ERP kick-in on all ...
14 Apr 2008
zooming into hb models below 60k budget,fc is important & good pickup..mazda 2, suzuki sx4,mazda 3 hb.general opinion from all appreciate.

8 Apr 2008
Vlanze Think u can take Mazda3 out from the list. Doubt it's sub-60k if u do not include the rebates.
8 Apr 2008
itchy47 same here.... am still considering the mazda 2 hb... hear mazda 3 sedan drinks a lot of petrol. dont noe about the hb version though.
8 Apr 2008
Vlanze I believe they're both on the same engine so doesnt really matter. Mazda3 is well-known for being a drinker but I heard the new Mazda2 is a totally different story. Of course since it's lighter etc.
8 Apr 2008
exo18v hi, why not consider honda fit. it's really not bad. in term of fc and resale value.
8 Apr 2008
ztcc78 not trying to be odd one out
but i will go for Suzuki S4..
8 Apr 2008
memphis1972 Quote:
"Formerly posted by exo18v:
hi, why not consider honda fit. it's really not bad. in term of fc and resale value."
hi, dun know much abt resale..1st time buying..so whats the difference of $...
8 Apr 2008
exo18v hi there, in singapore if you want to have the best value out of a car will definately be selling at the 5th year so you won't lose too much. The reason why i think honda fit is high resale values,...
8 Apr 2008
memphis1972 :thumbsup: Quote:
"Formerly posted by Char:
Quote:
"Formerly posted by memphis1972:
hi, dun know much abt resale..1st time buying..so whats the difference of $$ between fit n others model if i want...
8 Apr 2008
steven_VW Hi memphis1972,

I shall share my views here since you have started two threads of some similarities.

Of the few choices and criteria you stated, I would take out the Mazda 3 since the price m...
9 Apr 2008

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