And similar to that, 2020 has come and gone. Sadly, the stay-at-home directive has lowered the grind virtually solely to our respective desks (for us writers, a minimum of), and there was not a lot else to do however bide the time.
However, we did what we might regardless of the constraints, and racked up a mixed 25 million views from all of the movies launched final 12 months. That’s a slight drop from the 29 million views we achieved in 2019, however that’s largely because of the MCO interval from March to Might, after which the CMCO part later in October to November. So with out additional ado, listed here are our prime 10 hottest movies for 2020 – the numbers are mixed from each our YouTube and Fb pages.
10. FIRST DRIVE: 2020 Honda Accord 1.5 TC-P review – 240ok views
The 10th-generation Honda Accord took its time to achieve Malaysian shores, however it didn’t take lengthy for it to be the top-selling D-segment sedan (as of August 2020), commanding 40% of the phase’s share. It’s regionally assembled in Pegoh, comes outfitted with a 1.5 litre turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine, and will get Honda Sensing as properly. Is it nonetheless the preferred D-segment sedan proper now? Yeah, most likely.
9. QUICK LOOK: 2020 Honda HR-V RS with dark brown interior – 244ok views
The ninth hottest video occurs to characteristic one other Honda mannequin. Because it seems, individuals truly fancied the HR-V with the extra elegant brown leather-based inside – I do know I do. The distinction color is discovered on the leather-based seats, centre console and your complete dashboard panel dealing with the occupants. The protection space is fairly complete, and the armrests on the doorways are additionally coated by the brown leather-based. There’s additionally brown stitching on the black sections of the door playing cards. Good.
8. FIRST LOOK: 2020 Honda Civic facelift with Sensing in Malaysia – 254ok views
It’s clear by now that Malaysians have an unshakable affinity for the Honda model, and this right here is the darling of all of them – the Honda Civic FC. This was additionally among the many previous couple of movies we shot earlier than the world flipped on its head. Thanks, Covid!. Anyway, the facelifted Civic line-up options an excellent higher tools record, and comes with a a lot sleeker 18-inch darkish alloy wheels for the range-topping mannequin. You could watch our evaluation of it here, a video which garnered roughly 209ok views.
7. FIRST LOOK: 2020 Perodua Bezza facelift – 257ok views
Lebih padu was the time period Perodua used to explain the Bezza facelift at its launch. Seeing because the A-segment sedan broke our all-time document for essentially the most learn story right here on paultan.org, it’s hardly shocking to see the up to date mannequin featured right here as soon as once more. The updates performed to the Bezza have been welcoming – the highest mannequin options LED headlights, in addition to Perodua’s Advanced Safety Assist (ASA) 2.0. Thanks for placing such excessive emphasis on security, P2!
6. FIRST LOOK: 2020 Honda City 1.5 S, E, V and RS Hybrid – 257ok views
The world as we all know it wouldn’t be the identical had the fifth-generation Honda City not make the reduce. The CKD B-segment sedan was formally launched in October, albeit within the common, non-hybrid guises. Costs for the S, E, and V variants vary from RM74ok to RM87ok, that are decrease than the earlier era mannequin regardless of having increased specs. The range-topping i-MMD Hybrid mannequin, in the meantime, shall be launched quickly. Not too lengthy a wait, now.
5. Proton X50 spec-by-spec breakdown – 370ok views
2020 was the 12 months of the Proton X50. For some, the wait is much from over, however for those who’ve recently taken possession of the B-segment SUV (like Hafriz Shah did), then congratulations! In case you’re nonetheless on the fence about which variant to get, then our spec-by-spec breakdown video is one you shouldn’t miss.
4. FIRST DRIVE: Proton X70 CKD – 379ok views
Together with his plate continuously full, our man Hafriz Shah not often has the time to do a full fats written evaluation. However when he does, it’s often a charming learn, and the depth of these evaluations can stretch near 90 minutes when introduced in a video format. Suffice to say, for those who’re severely contemplating to purchase the best-selling C-segment SUV in Malaysia, you’ll wish to watch the video above. And for those who’re feeling it, perhaps deal with your self to his flair for words, too.
3. QUICK DRIVE: 2020 Nissan Almera Turbo in Malaysia – 387ok views
Edaran Tan Chong Motor dropped a veritable bombshell within the guise of the Nissan Almera final 12 months, that includes a turbocharged engine and AEB as normal for the primary time. The brand new B-segment sedan additionally wears a far sleeker go well with than its predecessor, and it’s onerous to not be impressed with the general package deal. There’s loads to love right here, so for those who’re planning to purchase your first or second automobile, this one is really worthy of your consideration.
What’s higher than lastly getting your arms on a model new Proton X50? Modifying it, after all! Within the case of this Bumblebee, its proprietor Lee had spent the higher a part of RM50,000 on efficiency and aesthetic upgrades. The top results of this warranty-voiding spending spree is an SUV that actually stands out from the remaining, and the intense yellow color appears to be a fairly appropriate match as properly. You’ll wish to verify this out for certain, we promise it’s definitely worth the time. Say, what else have you ever performed to the automobile, Lee?
Unsurprisingly, the X50’s debut video was essentially the most seen one for 2020. We’ll preface this by saying that the X50 alone obtained over 11.5 million hits on our web site, so the hype was very, very actual. You’d have identified just about every part there’s to know in regards to the SUV proper now, however for those who’re solely starting to do your analysis now, be at liberty to flick thru our in depth materials, here.
Alternatively, you could watch our incisive, hour-long video review of the X50. We weren’t kidding after we stated Hafriz might do a 90-minute evaluation. One hour could appear to be a troublesome dedication, however so is spending over RM100ok on a whim. Watch it, you’ll be taught loads from somebody who truly owns the SUV. The evaluation video has since fetched simply over 220ok views.
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