1. Hello! We've made major changes to both the Forums and Marketplace section recently. Please join the discussion and tell us your feedback! Read Here for urgent matters, send an email to forums@zerotohundred.com | Update: User Like count is back | Current Progress: Adding improvments to The Marketplace
    Dismiss Notice

Altis Vs. Sentra

Discussion in 'General Talk' started by g88, Oct 17, 2006.

  1. g88

    g88 Senior Member
    Senior Member

    Joined:
    Jan 28, 2004
    Messages:
    3,096
    Likes Received:
    54
    Altis 1.6E A/T - RM100.500.000 vs Sentra 1.6SG-L A/T - RM 95,009.08

    OR

    Altis 1.8G A/T - RM111.400.000 vs Sentra 1.8XG-L A/T - RM 100,504.10

    Which one would you prefer ?? :)

    Nissan
    QG(Quality and Green) Engine
    The use of a one-stage silent chain and microfinishing of the crankshaft and camshaft minimises friction and in turn improves response, optimises fuel economy and prolongs engine life.

    Valve Timing Control(VTC)
    Thanks to the advanced VTC (Valve Timing Control) technology, easy acceleration and maximum performance at any speed are assured by electronically controlling the opening and closing of the intake valve, as well as throttle control position, vehicle speed and RPMs.

    E-ATx (Electronic Automatic Transmission)
    An electronically controlled 4-speed automatic transmission system(E-ATx) with a self-learning characteristic enhances shift quality by adjusting to driver behaviour, while the E-flow torque converter improves fuel consumption and transmission performance.

    Timing Chain
    Instead of a rubber timing belt (which needs periodic replacement), both Sentra engines have a maintenance-free metal chain. This can save trips to the mechanic and you drive with greater peace of mind.

    Spark Plugs
    Spark plugs let you go up to 10,000 km before your first inspection and 20,000 km before a replacement. Less time in the service center. More time out driving.

    Toyota
    Variable Valve Timing with Intelligence (VVTi)
    engines use advanced computer technology to vary air intake according to driving conditions and engine load. By adjusting the overlap time between the exhaust valve closing and intake valve opening the engine can be tuned to provide instant engine torque across the entire rev range.
    VVT-i brings substantial advantages in 3 main areas: It allows sporty performance, reduces your petrol costs, and in addition, more complete fuel burn at higher temperatures leads to fewer harmful emissions.

    Super Electronically Controlled Transmission (Super ECT) - Only apply to Altis 1.8
    It uses "Hill Sense Controlling, an intelligent system that sense the gradient of the hill. It prevent unneccessary shift to the highest gear (overdrive) when driving uphill. When downhill it automatically holds to the third gear for stable driving and effectively apply engine braking

    Front MacPherson Struct Type Suspension & Rear EAT Beam Type Suspension
     
  2. zephyr3d

    zephyr3d Senior Member
    Senior Member

    Joined:
    Apr 29, 2005
    Messages:
    3,503
    Likes Received:
    2
    i'll go for altis....

    my bro in law drives the sentra 1.6. ... gearbox' very hesistant.... so much of being inteligent.. :P
     
  3. sakuraguy

    sakuraguy 15 Year | Platinum

    Joined:
    Nov 4, 2004
    Messages:
    5,853
    Likes Received:
    27
    The Sentra features a 2.0 L Nissan MR engine, the first North American vehicle to use this new engine family. A continuously variable transmission or 6-speed manual transmission will be offered. It rides on the new shared Nissan/Renault Global C platform. As with the B15, the B16 Sentra will be produced at Nissan's Aguascalientes plant. The 2007 Sentra goes on sale in October of 2006, at the same time as the redesigned Hyundai Elantra (its competitor) goes on sale.
     
  4. sakuraguy

    sakuraguy 15 Year | Platinum

    Joined:
    Nov 4, 2004
    Messages:
    5,853
    Likes Received:
    27
    I prefer Sentra .. not Altis .. pay more n be comfort and satisfied.
     
  5. Tohsan

    Tohsan Senior Member
    Senior Member

    Joined:
    Nov 13, 2004
    Messages:
    17,886
    Likes Received:
    51
    I want Altis 1.8! :biggrin:
     
  6. Daniel Lee

    Daniel Lee Senior Member
    Senior Member

    Joined:
    Apr 21, 2005
    Messages:
    2,951
    Likes Received:
    4
    I'll go for Altis 1.8 also.
     
  7. silverwave

    silverwave Senior Member
    Senior Member

    Joined:
    Nov 25, 2005
    Messages:
    143
    Likes Received:
    0
    the answer is so clear, altis 1.8. I own one at home and trust me, power and comfort is really good. :regular_smile:
     
  8. Y a k u Z a

    Y a k u Z a Global Moderator
    Helmet Clan Moderator

    Joined:
    Feb 16, 2006
    Messages:
    1,050
    Likes Received:
    37
    Yeah I totally agree with silverwave,I've got an Altis at home as well,many might not think it's powerful but it would change the way you think after you have driven one,even the 1.6 Altis has a better pick up than the old 1.8 Honda Civic,that's after driving both the cars.So imagine how the 1.8 one does!
     
  9. prodigy

    prodigy Senior Member
    Senior Member

    Joined:
    Nov 15, 2003
    Messages:
    2,787
    Likes Received:
    1
    Not to forget the Civic 1.8 has fuel economy of the Altis 1.6.
     
  10. Ingolstadt

    Ingolstadt Senior Member
    Senior Member

    Joined:
    Dec 26, 2005
    Messages:
    673
    Likes Received:
    30
    I'll get this :

    TOYOTA WiLL VS - RM100k+

    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
     
  11. prodigy

    prodigy Senior Member
    Senior Member

    Joined:
    Nov 15, 2003
    Messages:
    2,787
    Likes Received:
    1
    When the first Will was launched in Japan, it caused a storm with its extremely radical design. In fact there used to be a white one running around in Damansara. This new Will is a lot more conservative but it still looks beautiful.

    You sure this new Will cost only 100K? Should be parallel imported too i suppose. But servicing and maintenance will be a problem.
     
  12. Tohsan

    Tohsan Senior Member
    Senior Member

    Joined:
    Nov 13, 2004
    Messages:
    17,886
    Likes Received:
    51
    here is some altis shot but not my carloh! :biggrin:

    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
     
  13. zephyr3d

    zephyr3d Senior Member
    Senior Member

    Joined:
    Apr 29, 2005
    Messages:
    3,503
    Likes Received:
    2
    i personally feel altis is more comfy than sentra in fact...... got to compare it .. coz boss's driving one... always hitch a ride there... and bro-in-law's sentra... sentra really somehow... lacking la... lesser fun.. lesser comfy.. thatz for sure.

    but thatz for me la.
     
  14. Daniel Lee

    Daniel Lee Senior Member
    Senior Member

    Joined:
    Apr 21, 2005
    Messages:
    2,951
    Likes Received:
    4
    Ingolstadt, promoting WiLL VS again?..........hehehehe............:_:
     
  15. Ingolstadt

    Ingolstadt Senior Member
    Senior Member

    Joined:
    Dec 26, 2005
    Messages:
    673
    Likes Received:
    30
    Yupe, it's a better car in every aspect if it were around RM100k.

    When people pay a hefty RM100k for a car, it's not only about comfort, performance, quality and sensibility. There's almost a 40% of it for the 'WoW' factor, the cool factor. That sort of explains why Vios is in every way more desirable than a more comfortable, larger sedan like Waja, this is due in part that the driver of the Vios felt more socially accepted and 'upmarket' and 'cooler' than the driver in a Waja who'd wished he could afford a Vios.

    Ok, pull that a lil bit more upmarket and that sort of explains why every single Vios driver hopes they could afford an Altis, this is because in everyway, the Vios shouts "I-can't-afford-an-Altis-hence-Vios". No one would get the Vios if Altis is the same price, because sensibly it's everyway better.

    Now, we move on to the cool factor, because Altis covers every aspect of sensibility, cost, build etc. What happens when you drive an Altis along a mamak or pub nowadays? Yes, correct, NO ONE GIVES A DAMN. Hence, havent you wasted your RM40k for the coolness? Because apart of not getting a glimpse from other people, a Waja had all the aspects covered by Altis, comfortable, seats 4 or 5, huge boot, good handling (better than Altis) and fuel economy. Why Altis then? cos the owner feels more superior to Waja, a RM50k doesn't quite comprehends what he is currently earning (maybe around RM4k-10k).

    That alone, sort of depicts why i would urge people to get the Toyota Will VS than an Altis. THE COOL FACTOR.
     
  16. Ingolstadt

    Ingolstadt Senior Member
    Senior Member

    Joined:
    Dec 26, 2005
    Messages:
    673
    Likes Received:
    30
    And if you listen to my advice, you'll see how other Altis/Civic drivers drool over your ride whenever you pass by, hell it can be a subject of conversation for every person that sits right in.

    BUT, you paid the same RM100k for it. :)
     
  17. Daniel Lee

    Daniel Lee Senior Member
    Senior Member

    Joined:
    Apr 21, 2005
    Messages:
    2,951
    Likes Received:
    4
    Ingolstadt, very good explaination to brain wash people from buying Altis.....hehehe..... :p
    But what you said is true as people are looking for the cool factor in the cars they drive, they should opt for the WiLL VS than the Altis. :)
     
  18. D'riotS

    D'riotS 15 Year | Platinum

    Joined:
    Oct 17, 2006
    Messages:
    17
    Likes Received:
    0
    I like Altis... more than Sentra especially after some mod and make up done on Altis....
     
  19. Tohsan

    Tohsan Senior Member
    Senior Member

    Joined:
    Nov 13, 2004
    Messages:
    17,886
    Likes Received:
    51
    where to get the WiLL VS ???? Can't find them in Toyota Malaysia website.
     
  20. Ingolstadt

    Ingolstadt Senior Member
    Senior Member

    Joined:
    Dec 26, 2005
    Messages:
    673
    Likes Received:
    30
    Found this in www.motortrader.com.my

    Dont believe its 123k pricing. Recond cars had very high profit margin. :)

    [​IMG]
     

Share This Page