Articles about City Car

In Europe and North America, at least
A couple of years ago, Smart promised us that it would stop building combustion-engined cars for Europe and North America by the end of 2019. We're getting close to that deadline, and the German brand has made good on its
“For “easier entry and better visibility”
Welcome to a lightly-crossovered Audi A1. Called the 'citycarver'-yep, all lowercase-it's basically a normal A1 with 4cm of extra ground clearance for "easier entry and better visibility." So much for the cool, urban youth-sounds like this thing'
They reduce aerodynamic drag by 90%
News has reached the Top Gear team-via the medium of an official press release-that the Honda e electric city car will be fitted, as standard, with actual cameras for mirrors. Rarely has such news elicited such joy in our office.
We take it on a road trip to Baguio
That's true. The second generation of Honda's entry-level offering is a bit like a Lego car, with pieces you'll know are definitely from the parts bin if you've ever seen and sat in the current Mobilio. Their
Which of the five color options would you choose?
It's been a long time in the making, but reservations are finally open for the Honda e-the Japanese brand's cutesy little urban EV-and we couldn't be more excited.We were first introduced to Honda's baby back
It looks more energetic than ever
City hatches aren't usually the first cars to come to mind when we talk about sportiness. Usually, the segment focuses on basics like size, affordability, and practicality. Anything past that, like an energetic design, can be considered a plus.Honda is
Break out your wallets
It's finally here. Honda Cars Philippines has launched the all-new Brio in the Philippines, and we now have the vehicle's official local prices and variants.The Brio's new design is now in line with the rest of the
We’re all tired of just getting by
Monday afternoon, Ortigas, rush hour-not exactly an ideal setting for a Top Gear shoot on account of all the cars zipping about and the army of dog-tired motorists leaving the office. But for our subject today, these conditions couldn't
It’s the modern-day 2CV
In its 100 years, Citroen has come up with some of the most brilliant and inventive cars ever. So, for the first of two concepts it'll show to celebrate that centenary, the company is trying to channel its forward-looking spirit.
Facelifted supermini will do things in 10 seconds
So, did we get your attention? Allow us, then, to begin by saying that the Nissan Micra is not a 10-second car. Not even close. Sorry.No, our claim doesn't relate to the Micra's quarter-mile time, but its
It gets an RS variant, too
Back in April, we shared a photo of a mini car that Honda called the Small RS Concept. This was during the Indonesia International Motor Show, and we speculated that this could be a preview of the next-generation Brio.Fast forward
Relish the exceptional noise
As ever, there was all sorts in the supercar paddock at Goodwood this year: Koenigseggs to Ferraris, McLarens, Porsches, rarities such as the Brabham BT62 and Apollo Intensa Emozione, the previously unseen Polestar One, Lambo Urus, AMG GT 4dr. None, with the
Which offers more bang for your buck?
Motoring writers and enthusiasts have not warmed up much to the Mitsubishi Mirage, knocking it for poor driving dynamics and lackadaisical performance. But despite this, it has been a hit with economy buyers. With a lot to offer for the money-at
The city car gets a refresh
Our first glimpse of the facelifted Honda City was all the way back in January when it was launched in Thailand. We speculated that we wouldn't be waiting long before we saw a refresh here. Fast forward some four months later,
'A great all-rounder'
What is it?The latest iteration of Kia's smallest car, the Picanto, may be maturing as it enters its third generation, but it's also getting younger--if you catch our drift.Topping the range is a sportier looking version called
Hot deals for the warm months
Summer is all about hot weather and adventure, right? A time for escaping the daily grind and enjoying the sunshine. Well, why not cool off by going on a road trip in a brand-new car? Columbian Autocar Corporation, the country's
Likely coming to the PH soon
Is a new Toyota Wigo on the way? New images of the city hatch's refreshed version-called the Toyota Agya in other markets-recently broke cover on the Toyota Indonesia website, showing off an edgier, more mature exterior design, and a
The battle of the city cars
Hardcore gearheads might scoff at the idea of getting excited about city cars. With sub-100hp engines, it's easy to think that they don't offer much to get your gears going. But the reality is that practicality is still top
Our smallest comparo yet
Considering our country's horrendous traffic situation and the obvious lack of proper parking spaces, it only makes for people to begin considering smaller rides before making a purchase. Sure, tiny city hatchbacks may not provide much wow, but they get the
Our consumer editor weighs in
Hi Botchi. I have been doing some backreading on your advice regarding which car is right for a first-time owner like me. I have two kids and my husband is sort of medium-built, plus I just learned how to drive (
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