Eat, Play & Drive with Nissan Almera (Part 1)

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What is the main hobby of Malaysians? Singing, dancing or reading? No, I believe it should be… EATING!!! And that is all because Malaysia has all the best food! Don’t you agree? My friend in Finland just complained that she misses Malaysia already because we have a wide variety of choice over here! There’s Malaysia, Italian, French, German, Korean, Japanese food and so much more! So off we went on one fine Saturday to one of Malaysia’s food haven, Malacca!

Wee~~ We're in the same car! Samuel, April and I <3
Wee~~ We’re in the same car!
Samuel, April and I <3

An entourage of press & bloggers were to drive the newly launched car, Nissan ALMERA to Malacca. The excursion dubbed ‘Eat, Play & Drive with Nissan’ was flagged off by Alex Tan, Senior General Manager of Wilayah & Southern Region, ETCM at their Southgate, Cheras showroom. There were a total of 5 Nissan ALMERA and 5 other Nissan cars that lead the way and take care of us :p

All communications are via walkie talkie! It's kinda fun!!
All communications are via walkie talkie! It’s kinda fun!!

On the way to our first stop: Aunty Koh Cendol, we stopped at R&R Seremban for a break and photo session.

Sophisticated Nissan Almera
Sophisticated Nissan Almera

A group of us at R&R Seremban! So sunny!
A group of us at R&R Seremban! So sunny!

Yours truly, pretty Kelly and cutie Eunice!
Yours truly, pretty Kelly and cutie Eunice!

April and I!
April and I!

While everyone was busy taking photos, something unbelievable happened! We found a girl (Hui Ping) inside the trunk!! Nissan Almera’s “Surprisingly More” tagline is really true!
Hahaha just kidding… she actually went in there to see how spacious the trunk is. I was kinda surprised by the size too. I think can it can actually fill in 6 Hui Pings inside XD

Hi Hui Ping! How was your stay in there?
Hi Hui Ping! How was your stay in there?

And finally… it’s my turn to drive!!! Teehee!! The guys were all scared to death because they don’t trust female drivers’ skill pffftttt!!!

Love the key-less remote!
Love the keyless remote!

Another nice feature of the Nissan ALMERA is its locking system. Unlike some other keyless entry systems which still require you to press a button on the remote control, the ALMERA’s intelligent key does not require you to touch the controller.

When in close proximity to the car, pressing a small button on the front door handle locks and unlocks the door conveniently allowing us to travel safely while heading to various destinations during this food excursion.

Nyahaha! *excited*
Nyahaha! *excited*

The spaciousness of this popular B-segment sedan is undeniable. Both the front and back seats are roomy enough to be comfortable for a long legged person like me. As I always travel outstation by car, level of comfort is the top priority for me. At a starting price of RM 66,800, it is totally value for money!

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No key needed! Just press the Start/Stop Engine button!
No key needed! Just press the Start/Stop Engine button!

A candid shot of Sam shooting the cars behind
A candid shot of Sam shooting the cars behind

4 out of 5 Nissan ALMERA in the convoy all lined up at D-Paradise, Pantai Klebang
4 out of 5 Nissan ALMERA in the convoy all lined up at D-Paradise, Pantai Klebang

After our food tour ended, the sky has gone dark already. I totally love the blue and orange color combination on the dashboard. It’s so cool!!

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Nissan ALMERA continues to enjoy overwhelming response since its official launch a few months ago in Malaysia. Globally, it is Nissan’s best-selling sedan in its class. Customers are raving about the surprisingly more upscale technology features and spaciousness that are usually found in more premium vehicles. Nissan ALMERA stands out with its competitive price which supports Tan Chong’s commitment to provide affordable car ownerships to more Malaysians. 

The on-the-road price (inclusive of insurance, road tax, registration fee and ownership claim fee) for Peninsular Malaysia will be as follows:

Price (RM)
1.5 A/T
1.5 M/T
1.5 A/T
1.5 A/T

The all new Nissan ALMERA comes with a 3-year or 100,000 km warranty (whichever comes first).

For more information, please contact their Customer Service Hotline at Toll FREE line: 1800-88-8368 or visit Test drives can be arranged at your nearest Nissan showroom.

Last but not least, a very big thank you to Hui Ping for the invite and Nissan for organizing this fun trip! Stay tuned for my write-ups on the food we enjoyed!

Here’s a list of places we went that day:
  1. Aunty Koh Cendol
  2. Restoran Kota Laksamana
  3. Nadeje Cake House
  4. Klebang Coconut Shake
  5. D-Paradise @ Pantai Klebang
  6. Ria Seaview Village, Seremban

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  1. foongpc says:

    The car looks good! Cool dashboard! Oh no need key to start the car? That's nice. Must have been a fun outing! : )

    1. Charmaine Pua says:

      Yeah no need key to start and stop the car!
      Feels so cool! XD

  2. with love says:

    i first noticed only the baby nice…
    and u guys r so lucky can drive test woh….the car also look so great stunning and sporty…

    1. Charmaine Pua says:

      Yup! It's IMPUL tuned so it looks more sporty!

  3. suituapui says:

    Oh? You were there too! I think my good buddy, Huai Bin, was around as well.

    1. Charmaine Pua says:

      Yes, Huai Bin was there with us!
      Had so much fun! 😀

  4. The Yum List says:

    I missed this one! Looks like you had a great time 🙂

    1. Charmaine Pua says:

      Aww you should have come! It was so much fun!

  5. Isabel says:

    looks like fun!

    1. Charmaine Pua says:

      Yeah! Stay tuned for the food part ya 😉

  6. MichLeong says:

    When I saw the pictures on Facebook the other day, I meant to ask you this: HOW Do YOU GET TO GO? I WANNA GO TOO! haha! But really, it looks fun! Nice car too, as I heard.

    1. Charmaine Pua says:

      Hahaha got invites from PR :p

      Yeah had so much fun eating and driving Nissan Almera!

    2. MichLeong says:

      So fun one. Wo ye yao!

  7. Huai Bin says:

    Yup, I had heaps of fun too! 🙂

    I drove the IMPUL tuned Almera, nice ride and it's really quite affordable considering all the specs. I had a blast on this trip, eating and all.

    1. Charmaine Pua says:

      Agreed! IMPUL looks more sporty, suitable for young ppl like us LOL!

  8. Simple Person says:

    Almera is a nice car…
    so how many Kgs you gain? lol

    1. Charmaine Pua says:

      Hahaha I don't dare to weigh yet :p

  9. missyblurkit says:

    Fun and full of noms trip:D

    1. Charmaine Pua says:

      Definitely! Too bad you missed it 🙁

    1. Charmaine Pua says:

      LOL that's cos you're busy shooting us!

  10. Merryn says:

    I've always wanted to try the coconut shake but never got the chance eventhough I'm from Malacca >_<

    1. Charmaine Pua says:

      Aiyoyo!! Go drink la when you're on the way back hometown! XD

  11. ChrisAu says:

    Woah… had a great time with the car. Looks good and the price seems reasonable. I bought my waja for around that price range years ago

    1. Charmaine Pua says:

      Yah I thought so too! Really can fight with Waja!

  12. Hilda Milda™ says:

    A car with spacious boot space is definitely a plus point! 😀 Good for a road trip! And so cool lah that it doesnt need a key to start the car. Seems reasonable for the price too weeeeee

    1. Charmaine Pua says:

      YAY! I know right! Damn cool!
      And what I love most is keyless unlocking hahaha can show off :p

  13. Yuh Jiun says:

    Omg so niceee! The start/stop button like cars in korea wooh 😀 love the remote too!

    1. Charmaine Pua says:

      Yeah technology has advanced!!

  14. de engineur says:

    The price is a nice thing to start with. But in East Malaysia all the variants starts RM3,000 more expensive than what you guys pay for in West Msia.
    Someone must've got the formula wrong, why charge rm3k for transportation? Are they trying to profit from this?

  15. Ken says:

    why penang doesn't have such interesting events for us (poor) bloggers T.T

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