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At least 40% more is like too much to ask for for a fresh grad. These days, an average fresh grad with degree in Ipoh can get like 2-2.5k salary. KL from what I heard from many of my similarly aged friends, most also just 3k and 3k is considered as a good deal already. Otherwise, it would be 2.8k like that. Many who went out are living with a shoestring budget especially those who are also paying for car installment. Wasn't really living the life even though already working... But that is just me and my life, not trying to imply that other people are wrong or what.
You are right about the salaries for freshies. However look from a long term perspective. You can take it as jumping stone to land on a better paid job here in KL.

Think about 5 years later, where do you see yourself as in Ipoh and in KL. Just my 2 cents.
 

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You need like Subaru Forester XT.....lol
As much as I love the boxer engine, the new Forester Turbo's design is just way too SUV'ish. I want the 'wagon' look. The impreza wagon 1.6T is so darn expensive too, nearing the WRX price.
 

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As much as I love the boxer engine, the new Forester Turbo's design is just way too SUV'ish. I want the 'wagon' look. The impreza wagon 1.6T is so darn expensive too, nearing the WRX price.

the levorg 1.6gts recond unregistered version is around 13xk... so should be affordable enough

the 2.0 version around 16xk
 

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New is about 19xK. No more recond for me.

Is there a 2L turbo version? I wasn't aware...
 

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You are right about the salaries for freshies. However look from a long term perspective. You can take it as jumping stone to land on a better paid job here in KL.

Think about 5 years later, where do you see yourself as in Ipoh and in KL. Just my 2 cents.
Well, the another way works as well like 5 years of working experience in Ipoh and later on going somewhere else to work with your gained experience
New is about 19xK. No more recond for me.

Is there a 2L turbo version? I wasn't aware...
There is a 2.0 Levorg that uses the same FA20 engine with the latest WRX and Forester XT. But it wasn't officially sold by Motor Image Subaru here. Only the 1.6 turbo was offered officially.
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As much as I love the boxer engine, the new Forester Turbo's design is just way too SUV'ish. I want the 'wagon' look. The impreza wagon 1.6T is so darn expensive too, nearing the WRX price.
Yup, the Levorg is nice but way over priced......lol
 

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how's your M5 doing?
Not M5 bro just a regular 530i LCI, I barely drive it these days (weekend only) & well I'm having it up for sale. What's funny is when I was still driving it daily, it had 0 problems but now that I'm putting it up for sale it's been asking for my attention.
 

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Not M5 bro just a regular 530i LCI, I barely drive it these days (weekend only) & well I'm having it up for sale. What's funny is when I was still driving it daily, it had 0 problems but now that I'm putting it up for sale it's been asking for my attention.
Is like that one, happen to me also and a few friends. My case was put up for sale, on the day of test drive the gear lever linkage broke.....lol
 

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Not M5 bro just a regular 530i LCI, I barely drive it these days (weekend only) & well I'm having it up for sale. What's funny is when I was still driving it daily, it had 0 problems but now that I'm putting it up for sale it's been asking for my attention.
typical european sickness. U got to drive it daily and do the regular maintenance or u let it parked most of the time (some thinking the lesser u drive the less it cost to maintain) how wrong are we....

European car cost more to maintain if not driven than being daily driven.
 

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typical european sickness. U got to drive it daily and do the regular maintenance or u let it parked most of the time (some thinking the lesser u drive the less it cost to maintain) how wrong are we....

European car cost more to maintain if not driven than being daily driven.
@s.marz Like that park your car at my house, I drive Mon to Fri, weekend you take back.....hhahhahahahha
 

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Is like that one, happen to me also and a few friends. My case was put up for sale, on the day of test drive the gear lever linkage broke.....lol
typical european sickness. U got to drive it daily and do the regular maintenance or u let it parked most of the time (some thinking the lesser u drive the less it cost to maintain) how wrong are we....

European car cost more to maintain if not driven than being daily driven.
Yup, these cars are meant to be driven not a garage queen at all. Once past a certain age or mileage, many parts have to be refreshed. They wear out or break down on schedule. Unlike Japanese cars where they tend to stretch abit longer.

You don't service it cuz it's broken, you service it cuz you don't want it to break.

@s.marz Like that park your car at my house, I drive Mon to Fri, weekend you take back.....hhahhahahahha
WAhahahaha, your VR will be jealous!
Why are you selling your 5-series?
I don't drive as often since I'm using public transport for work (convenience), wife wants SUV since it's more practical just in case my family gets bigger, paying the 3.0 rtax while not driving as often is kinda a waste, considering the maintenance & other cost too.
I can probably go on with it but I don't wish to spend on unnecessary expenditure which can be used on something more useful.
It's bout fulfilling my needs than getting what I want hence the decision (for now).
 
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I don't drive as often since I'm using public transport for work (convenience), wife wants SUV since it's more practical just in case my family gets bigger, paying the 3.0 rtax while not driving as often is kinda a waste, considering the maintenance & other cost too.
I can probably go on with it but I don't wish to spend on unnecessary expenditure which can be used on something more useful.
It's bout fulfilling my needs than getting what I want hence the decision (for now).
If you're selling your BMW and buying a SUV, isn't that the same? I mean depreciation and maintenance still runs, unless you are doing off without a ride completely, then that's savings. I think the only thing you save is cheaper road-tax considering your new SUV is 2L'ish.
 

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If you're selling your BMW and buying a SUV, isn't that the same? I mean depreciation and maintenance still runs, unless you are doing off without a ride completely, then that's savings. I think the only thing you save is cheaper road-tax considering your new SUV is 2L'ish.
I didn't say I'm buying it new... and my mistake, it's a CUV :biggrin: