Toyota Camry 2.4L for RM69,396.00 (and not RM170,000), Toyota Altis for RM46,000 (and not RM112,000), Honda Jazz for RM36,000 (and not RM108,000). Want more?
DIGEST this article, after that, you may need to vomit. What is the Malaysian Government doing all these while. Ripping off our Rakyat for the last 30 year with APs designed to benefit a few well connected Bumis, the UMNO/BN have robbed millions of citizens in this fiasco, under the pretext of protecting our local industry.
The Government have forgotten we Malays are the largest customers in the country. What is the NEP policy doing? Ripping off the Malays (which forms 65% of the consumer base) to benefit a few UMNO politicians!
BMW 535i sells for RM178,000 in the US
In the United States of America (a developed country which we are also aspiring to become by the year 2020) a 2009 model BMW 535i Sedan is selling for about USD50,367. This is only RM178,000, about the price of a Toyota Camry 2.4L here in Malaysia. The same BMW sells in Malaysia for about RM450,000!.
BMW 328i sells for RM155,000 in the US
The 2009 model BMW 328i 2 door Convertible sells for USD44,014 or RM155,369.00 in the US. In Malaysia the same car sells for over RM460,000. This is an untenable situation.
Audi A4 2.0T Cabriolet Convertible sells for RM142,000 in the US
The 2009 model Audi A4 2 Door 2.0T Cabriolet Convertible sells in the US for USD40,328.00 or RM142,357. In Malaysia the same car would sell for about RM265,000.
VW GTI 2.0T sells for RM85,000 in the US
In the US the 2009 model Volkswagen GTI 2.0T sells for USD 24,039 or RM85,000 only. In China the same car will cost around RM60,000. Over here the same VW car sells for about RM200,000.
And the 2010 model Toyota Camry 2.4L sells in the US for USD 19,659.00 or RM69,396 In Malaysia the 2008 Toyota Camry 2.4L sells for RM170,000. Toyota Camry 2.4L, 2010 model but only RM69,000 in the US.
Car prices in Malaysia are about three times higher than the prices in the United States. We are a developing nation. Our land and labour costs are so much cheaper than the US. Why are our cars so expensive? It does not make any sense. By: Syed Akbar Ali
(Moral: Agaknya harga kapcai di US mungkin hanya 80 dollar... kah.. koh.. keh... Masih sayangkan kapcai ku...)
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