The Winner’s List from the Malaysia Car of the Year (COTY) Awards 2017

Last night at the Malaysia Car of the Year (COTY) Awards 2017 saw Honda taking a big collective win in multiple categories along with the “Overall Car of the Year” award with the Honda Jazz Sport Hybrid.

The 16th edition of the awards also saw Tan Chong Group taking home an award for “Championing Sustainable Mobility” while the “Automotive Man of the Year” award went to Dato’ Dr. Zahari Husin for his work as Managing Director of Perodua Sales Sdn Bhd.

Elsewhere, the Volvo XC90 T8 Twin Engine was conferred the “Good Design” and “Plug-in Hybrid Car of the Year” awards while the Hyundai Ioniq 1.6 HEV was appointed the Hybrid Car of the Year.

Unsurprising, the Mazda CX-5 was the “Top Export Car of the Year” while a wide range of models from various manufacturers were all conferred their deserved share of appraisals.

Sedans & Hatchbacks

0,001 – RM 60,000Perodua Myvi 1.5
RM 60,001 – RM 100,000Honda Jazz Sport Hybrid
RM 100,001 – RM 130,000Hyundai Ioniq 1.6 HEV
RM 130,001 – RM 160,000Honda Civic 1.5 TC-P
RM 161,001 – RM 200,000Toyota Camry Hybrid 2.5
RM 200,001 – RM 250,000BMW 330e
RM 250,001 – RM 300,000Mercedes-Benz C350e
RM 300,001 – RM 400,000Mercedes-Benz E250
RM 400,001 – RM 500,000Mercedes-Benz E300
RM 500,000 and aboveMercedes-Benz S400h

SUV & Crossover

Below RM 130,000Honda HR-V 1.8 2WD
RM 130,001 – RM 160,000Honda CR-V 1.5 TC 2WD
RM 160,001 – RM 200,000Kia Sorento 2.2D CRDi
RM 200,001 – RM 300,000BMW X1 sDrive20i
RM 300,001 – RM 400,000Mercedes-Benz GLC 250 4MATIC AMG Line
RM 400,001 – RM 500,000Volvo XC90 T8 Twin Engine
RM 500,001 – RM 700,000Jaguar F-Pace Prestige


Below RM 100,000Honda BR-V 1.5
RM 100,001 – RM 160,000Toyota Innova 2.0
Above RM 160,000Kia Grand Carnival 2.2D


Below RM 120,000Toyota Hilux Double Cab 2.4G (4×4)
Above RM 120,000Toyota Hilux Double Cab 2.8G (4×4)

Coupe & Cabriolet

Below RM 350,000Subaru BRZ
RM 350,000 – RM 550,000BMW M2 Coupe
Above RM 550,000Porsche 911 Carrera 4S

The Malaysian COTY 2017 was held in the run-up to the Malaysia Autoshow 2017 which will take place in MAEPS, Serdang this 9th – 12th of November 2017. Those looking to check it out can apply the “Autoshow” promo code on Grab for a discount of RM 8 for two rides. At arrival, both the GRAB passengers will be given complimentary passes for the Malaysia Autoshow 2017 powered worth RM 10 each.



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