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5 cars millennials would love to drive

  • Okt 25, 2018
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With numbers approaching a mark of 100 million worldwide, millennials (also known as Generation Y) are the fastest growing segment of the world workforce. They have taken up some 40%-50% of the current workforce of Malaysia. Thus making them the driving force of the economy and putting them at the forefront of the Malaysian consumer population. Digital-savvy, and technology-driven, millennials are changing the purchase trends. They want the latest and best of everything in the market, be it a new smartphone, smart TV, computer or even a new car.


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The millennial generation is big and diverse, ranging from recent college graduates to settled-down professionals. They seek cars that are compact and easier to operate within an urban setting with some even interested in big SUVs. Further, their interest in alternatively powered and eco-friendly vehicles seem to be high within this generation. Millennials, however, are looking for a way to be unique, to stand out from the crowd, and when they search for a car, they want it to reflect the same. Well then, here is the list of cars a millennial would love to own.


Toyota Camry Hybrid


Toyota Camry Hybrid


The new Toyota Camry Hybrid combines the sophisticated elegance of a high-end saloon with outstanding efficiency. Built on Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA), the new Camry combines all the core features that have made the brand successful - reliability, durability, smoothness, and ride quality. All this with an attractive exterior and interior design, exceptional comfort and state-of-the-art drive technology. The car comes with a smart hybrid mill, a 2.5-litre, four-cylinder petrol unit which produces a combined power output of 205 PS along with a peak torque of 213 Nm. Each Camry Hybrid comes with Toyota Safety Sense, a package of advanced technologies that sets a new standard for driver assistance systems. Priced at RM 177,800, the Toyota Camry Hybrid is a fun & sensible car to drive.


Honda Civic Type R


Honda Civic Type R


The Honda Civic Type R is one of the best-selling cars in the world. Speed lovers like for the control and power. The new Civic’s design is indeed impressive. Based on the Civic hatchback that already has an aggressive stance, the addition of an aerodynamic design increasingly makes it look fierce. As for the interior, the Civic Type R looks aggressive with a combination of red, black, and metal ornaments. The fierce appearance is reinforced by the performance of the 2.0-liter four-cylinder turbo mill. Power reaches 310 PS, with a peak torque of 400 Nm. The Civic Type R is only available with a 6-speed manual transmission. With a price tag of RM 330,002, this car will surely give an adrenaline rush to the millennials.


Range Rover Velar


Range Rover Velar


The Range Rover Velar is an absolute masterpiece, a beautiful car to look at, no wonder that it won the World Design Of The Year Award. Visually, the Velar portrays a powerful balance of proportion. The optics are evil and thin, and a generous 2,874 mm wheelbase contributes significantly to both its elegant design and spacious interiors. It has one of the most remarkable dashboards and centre consoles. The buttons and switches are replaced with two impressive 10-inch high-definition touchscreens. Velar is offered with multiple variants, all powered with the Ingenium 2.0 liter four-cylinder petrol engine. The P250 with 250 PS of max power & a peak torque of 365 Nm, P300 with 300 PS of max power & a peak torque of 400 Nm, and P380 with 380 PS of max power & a peak torque of 450 Nm. The price starts at RM 499,811. This beauty combined with the beast is sure to make heads turn where you go.


 


Ford Ranger Wildtrak


Ford Ranger Wildtrak


Ford Ranger Wildtrak - the ideal car for outdoor activities as well as domestic needs. Compared to its predecessors, it is now modern and stylish, along with offering an improved technical performance. Without a doubt, Ford Ranger will be popular among people who love hunting, fishing or just prefer to relax away from the bustling city. This rugged and handsome truck can take on any terrain and is also easy to drive. It has an excellent load-carrying and towing capacity of 1 ton and 3.5 tons respectively. This isn’t an 'all work no play' car. It is equipped with Ford's latest SYNC-3 technology and a host many safety features. It also comes with Apple CarPlay. The Ranger Wildtrak’s cutting-edge, 10-speed automatic transmission is mated with 2.0-litre Bi-Turbo engine delivering a maximum power of 213 PS and 500 Nm of peak torque. There's also a 2.0-litre single turbo engine with a maximum power output of 180 PS and 420 Nm of peak torque. The prices start from RM 127,888. Whether you’re driving off-road or on-road, your presence would surely be noticed by everyone.


Perodua Myvi


Perodua Myvi


The Perodua Myvi is the cheapest car in this list with a price starting from RM 42,790. You may be raising your eyebrows, as to why this car is on the list. Well, that's because it’s one of the highest selling cars in Malaysia, speaking out loud for its credibility. In addition to being tagged as a low-cost car, it is incredibly stylish, and packs in a lot of features too. Currently, in its third-generation, 2018 Perodua Myvi exterior appearance is entirely different from the previous generation model. It is now bigger, lower, has a sporty look, and is also comfortable to drive. The interior space is vast in the Myvi and makes it one of the most family-friendly cars for its price. It is offered in five trims- 1.3-litre G (MT), 1.3-litre G (AT), 1.3-litre X (AT), all with max power of 95 PS and 121 Nm of peak torque. The 1.5L H(AT) and 1.5-litre AV (AT) produce the max power of 1034 PS with 136 Nm peak torque. This is an ideal car for an on-budget millennium.

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