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Mercedes-Benz Malaysia Announces Continuation of Hybrid Exemption, No Price Increases for the Start of 2016

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Daniel Wong January 4, 2016 16:17

Good news for those who still has their eye fixed on Mercedes-Benz’s S400L Hybrid and E300 BlueTEC Hybrid. Mercedes-Benz Malaysia (MBM) has announced that they have managed to receive an extension on import duty and excise tax exemptions for the two locally-assembled hybrid models. The S400L Hybrid is priced at RM598,888 whereas the E300 BlueTEC Hybrid is priced at RM338,888.

“The locally produced hybrids are certainly a testament to the close cooperation between MBM and our local automotive stakeholders, in terms of both product and technological know-how," said MBM president and CEO, Dr Claus Weidner. “In our commitment to the Malaysian automotive market and our customers, we have invested in a sustainable manner into our production plant and have brought in the suitable technology geared to support the nation’s aspirations of becoming a hub for energy-efficient vehicles.”

Since 2003, MBM has invested over RM800 million to assemble, distribute, and market Mercedes-Benz passenger vehicles in Malaysia.

Originally the exemptions on import duty and excise tax for locally-assembled hybrids, under the 2014 National Automotive Policy, was set to expire at the end of 2015. As reported earlier, the company had applied for an extension on the tax exemptions last year, though for how much longer would these tax exemptions be in place is not further elaborated.

Despite a number of car companies mulling price increases for 2016, MBM’s vice president of passenger car sales and marketing, Mark Raine, says that they will not increase the prices of their models across the board at the start of 2016, but will continue to monitor all influencing factors.

“In the interest of our customers we will continue to provide the best product experience and customer services at competitive prices,” added Raine. 

The following is the price list of Mercedes-Benz Malaysia models as of 4th January 2016: 

Model

Peninsular Malaysia Price (GST) w/o insurance (Private Reg.)

A-Class (CBU)

 

A200

RM196,888

A200 with AMG Line

RM203,888

A250 Sport

RM236,888

A45 AMG

RM343,888

 

 

CLA (CBU)

 

CLA200

RM233,888

CLA 45 AMG

RM396,888

 

 

B-Class (CBU)

 

B200

RM218,888

 

 

GLA (CBU)

 

GLA200

RM236,888

GLA250 4MATIC

RM266,888

GLA45 AMG

RM375,888

 

 

C-Class (CKD)

 

C200 with Avantgarde Line

RM248,888

C200 with Exclusive Line

RM252,888

C250 with AMG Line

RM287,888

 

 

C-Class (CBU)

 

Mercedes-AMG C63 S

RM698,888

Mercedes-AMG C63 S Edition 1

RM723,888

C250 Coupe with AMG Sports Package

RM384,888

 

 

E-Class (CKD)

 

E200 Edition E

RM364,888

E250 Edition E with AMG Line

RM403,888

E250 with Avantgarde Line

RM403,888

E300 BlueTEC Hybrid with AMG Line

RM338,888

E400 with AMG Line

RM490,888

 

 

E-Class (CBU)

 

E250 Coupe

RM428,888

 

 

CLS (CBU)

 

CLS400 Coupe

RM598,888

 

 

S-Class (CKD)

 

S400L Hybrid

RM598,888

 

 

S-Class (CBU)

 

S500L with AMG Sports Package

RM1,080,888

 

 

Mercedes-AMG GT S

RM1,125,888

About Daniel Wong

Born with a sizable cranium that is only humbled by Rubens Barrichello's, Daniel doesn't care much for numbers or figures but the immediate sensations and experiences one gets from a drive. To him a measure of a good car is one that does what it was set out to do well. A great car is one that draws a smile on your face with a quality that isn't quantifiable and keeps it there.

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