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Trade-in after 100,000km

Reviewed on 1 Apr 2010 2:55PM
Reviewed by: carbuyer
Car reviews written (7)
Similar cars tried: Nissan Sunny 1.5M
Fuel consumption: 9.0km/litre
Drive pattern: Urban mode
Duration of car driven: 6 months
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The Review

After the first month usage during nine months ownership, the engine seems to had failing performance a little too rapidly (engine seems not compatible for Urban mode driving)

Strengths

Quite engine at lower engine speed

Weaknesses

Inconsistent engine performance after some driving (about 30,000km of driving). Multiple repairs a little too advanced/prematured

puzzled by the spark plugs fouling each attempt to repeat the 18.81km/l (full tank) or 28.83km/l

Reviewed on 18 Oct 2008 10:14AM
Reviewed by: carbuyer
Car reviews written (7)
Similar cars tried: As listed previously + Deawoo Esparo, Sunny EX, Excel, Charade
Fuel consumption: 14.41km/litre
Drive pattern: Hope to repeat 18.81 km/l or 28.83 km/l (could be under ideal condition only) with next tankful of RON92. The 14.41km/l averaged from mileage driven with all petrol purchased (many spark plugs fouling spoils the attempts)
Duration of car driven: 3 months
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The Review

36PSI does seems to improve fuel consumption over the recommended 30PSI tire pressure. Already tried spark plug gaps at 1.5mm, 1.3mm, (both brought on pinking) 1.1mm, now trying 1.2mm (pinking when engine cold). 36PSI tire pressure does seems to improve fuel consumption over the recommended 30PSI. Oil filter does look a little undersized for 1.5L engine (bigger replacement may help). Resonance box seems extravagant item for this engine, or its meant for 1.6L/1.3L engines? Anyone with air ram intake exposure to share?

Strengths

Perhaps the resonance box can be quite useless extra weight. Believe air ram intake/cold air intake can be applicable for this model (no commercial supplier found yet)

Weaknesses

Puzzled that the spark plugs fouled so easily trying to repeat 18.81 km/l, 28.83km/l, aboring several attempts

I can not believe 197.2 km with 6.84 litres RON 92

Reviewed on 18 Aug 2008 9:56PM
Reviewed by: carbuyer
Car reviews written (7)
Similar cars tried: Not applicable
Fuel consumption: 28.83km/litre
Drive pattern: approximately highway: 80% Urban 20%
Duration of car driven: 3 months
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The Review

197.2 km with 6.84 litres of RON 92 petrol for driving approximately highway: 80 to 85%/urban 15 to 20%.That is 28.83 km per litre? Not hybrid?

Strengths

Above those mentioned previously: amazing extreme fuel consumption?

Weaknesses

Overcomed by the amazing extreme fuel consumption


Latest Response:


ismailbakar
Singapore
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Responded on: 6 Jan 2009 10:51PM

Hi Buddy, check your FC again.... asdzds

Great for 1.0 litre hatchback category upgraders

Reviewed on 27 Jul 2008 11:30AM
Reviewed by: carbuyer
Car reviews written (7)
Similar cars tried: Mini Clubman, Suzuki 800, Fiat Uno, Perodua Kelisa, Nissan Sunny 1.6SS, Honda Jazz, Honda Accord, Toyota Corona
Fuel consumption: 18.31km/litre
Drive pattern: approximately Highway: 50%, Urban: 50% (inclusive of the daily bottleneck along slip road from PIE into Lornie Road in the evenings)
Duration of car driven: Less than 1 month
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The Review

Popularity around Jurong area, competitive selling price, fuel consumption, positive (perhaps unsuitable) feedback from Malaysian Owner-driver with CNG conversion, Smaller-sized among mid-sized saloons. Not many newer mid-sized saloons can perform 18.31km/l, cruising speed matches engine speed for maximum fuel efficiency (believe and trying for better fuel consumption with same routes).Believe it can achieve better fuel consumption than 18.31km/l I believe this update to be more accurate without the two traffic jams affecting the fuel consumption monitoring

Strengths

Length and width sized for hatchbacth-upgrader like me. Cruising speed at 110km/h with engine at 3000 rpm revolution (max. torque)

Weaknesses

May not be quite suitbale for overtaking along North-South Highway with CNG conversion using 50 litres cyclinder(original preference over Accent 1.3M for CNG conversion)


Latest Response:


carbuyer
Singapore
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Responded on: 20 Aug 2008 9:42PM

Hi Samho, Decided against CNG conversion due to cost, additional weight, self-confidence. Latest subject to confirmation is 28.83km/litre also RON 92 petrol only asdzds

carbuyer
Singapore
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Responded on: 20 Aug 2008 9:31PM

Hi Samho, Decided against CNG conversion due to cost, additional weight, self-confidence. Latest subject to confirmation is 28.83km/litre also RON 92 petrol only asdzds

samho
Singapore
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Responded on: 18 Aug 2008 10:53PM

It is common for CNG converted car to loss about 10% power due to tank and critical firing of CNG. Try to install Max~Zone 4in1 action to restore or improve power when on CNG. Visit www.eesingapore.com 18.31km/l is fantastic Rgds Sam asdzds

Good for upgrading from 1.0 litre hatchbacks category

Reviewed on 20 Jul 2008 12:35PM
Reviewed by: carbuyer
Car reviews written (7)
Similar cars tried: Drove Mini Clubman, Suzuki 800, Fiat Uno, Perodua Kelisa, Nissan Sunny 1.6 SS, Honda Jazz, Honda Accord, Toyota Corona
Fuel consumption: 15.2+km/litre
Drive pattern: Highway: 50%, Urban: 50% (inclusive of two traffic jams totalling perhaps 35 miniutes)
Duration of car driven: Less than 1 month
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The Review

Popularity around Jurong area, competitive selling price, fuel consumption, positive feedback from Malaysian Owner-driver. Smaller-sized among mid-sized saloons. Not many newer mid-sized saloons can perform above 15.2 km/l, as its cruising speed matches engine speed for maximum fuel economy I believe the smaller 1.3L engine model may appear under-powered

Strengths

Length and width sized for hatchback-upgraders like me. Cruising speed: 110km/h with engine at 3000 rpm revolution (max. torque)

Weaknesses

One CNG installer: May notice performance drop with CNG conversion (now I am mulling over this) Believe unable to overtake most others along North-South Highway in West Malaysia