Articles about Car Buyer

Need a little extra security buying a used car?
For many, the used car market is the most obvious entry into owning an automobile-especially now, when you consider all the uncertainty going around because of the COVID-19 pandemic. You'll never know when a purchase like a brand-new
A very underrated option
Compact SUVs? Yeah, we have a good number of them here in the Philippines. Diesel-powered offerings? You aren't going to turn a corner around these parts without hearing their familiar rattle. Both in one package, though? Surprisingly, there aren't
Looking for a pickup?
Are you finally considering upgrading to a brand-new workhorse? If the Nissan Navara is on your shortlist, then you're in luck.For the month of September, Nissan Philippines is offering its refreshed truck for as low as P21,888 per
The pandemic was a factor for some
Wants versus needs can be tricky to balance-more so when you're talking about a purchase as big as a car.No matter where you're from, cars don't come cheap. That said, you really need to ask yourself if
Agree?
Think local pickup offerings are tough? Over in the US, these vehicles are different beasts entirely.Just take a look at the all-new Toyota Tundra, for example. Yes, it's a Japanese pickup, but it's a Japanese pickup built for
They have a point
Yes, the Philippines is lagging when it comes to electric-vehicle adoption. This doesn't mean, though, that there aren't ways through which our country can take advantage of this global motoring revolution.During this year's Liveable Cities Challenge Lab-
*The price in its home market of Korea
Earlier this month, Hyundai caught our attention with the reveal of a brand-new mini SUV called the Casper. It's a promising little thing with a fun design and an ultra-compact form factor that would be perfect for urban driving
Need a starter car?
It isn't difficult to see why hatchbacks are among the top choices when it comes to first-time car buyers. They're efficient, easy to maneuver, and manageable when it comes to their size. And perhaps most important, there are plenty
Could its lines be any bolder?
No, this isn't another Gazoo Racing release. It's easy to see, though, how a person might mistake this for one on account of its appearance.This is actually the 'Adventure' version of the current-generation Toyota RAV4. Not bad, eh?
What model will come next?
If there's anything that's been made apparent by Toyota's ASEAN lineup over the past several months, it's that the Japanese carmaker isn't shy about using its Gazoo Racing branding on its more consumer-oriented offerings.The Fortuner,
Looking good
Yes, not one, but two new Nissan GT-Rs. Christmas certainly came early for fans of this badge, eh?The carmaker has announced that it is expanding its GT-R lineup over in Japan and the US with the addition of a
Southeast Asia remains safe, thankfully
If this new report turns out to be true, the Japanese car market might soon have one less player when it comes to domestic car development.According to a recent report by Nikkei Asia, Mitsubishi plans to cease the development of car
Choose one
Yes. The Japanese carmaker recently unveiled its next-gen performance sedan and an edgy new look along with it. Judging by some of the comments on the brand's North America Facebook account, the reaction to the new model's appearance is
Shiny and chrome
The year 2015 was a pretty eventful one for me for two main reasons: The first is that this was when I'd landed a full-time job with Top Gear Philippines. And the second is, well, Mad Max: Fury Road hit
The brand never really gained its footing in the market
After more than 25 years, Ford is finally throwing in the towel in India. The carmaker made the announcement yesterday, calling it a "difficult but necessary" move aimed at long-term growth.According to a report by CNN, the American car manufacturer
In case the NX was too small for you
Lexus Manila has been subtly pushing premium car buyers towards the NX these past couple of months with zero-interest deals and other enticing offers. If you're someone who found the crossover a tad bit too small for your tastes, though,
This is your first look at the truck
The hits in the pickup segment just keep on coming.Ford has just released its first official images of the all-new Ranger, showing off the next-generation pickup draped in camouflage and being tested off the beaten path.Not surprisingly, details
Will it work?
Roaring V12s, the smell of gasoline in the pits, the unmistakable rattle of a sports car starting up-if regular motorists like us are going to miss combustion engines, just imagine what performance purists feel like as the industry shifts toward electric
Keep them coming?
Man, Toyota Thailand just can't seem to keep its hands off the Hilux. Remember late in August when the market was treated to a low-riding version of the midsize pickup? Well, the brand has followed this up with yet another
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