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Is it still one of the best bang-for-the-buck compact SUVs in the market?
We’re going with slightly different segments this time
Ultimately, the decision on what car to buy comes down to price. Forget fancy features, mind-boggling performance, and segment preferences: If something's out-of-budget, it's usually out of the question-lest you end up financially handicapped for the
Is it a viable contender?
Despite the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, 2020 proved to be a busy year for Ford Philippines. Chief among its efforts last year was the launch of the Ford Territory, a China-imported compact crossover. At the time of the launch,
The carmaker is already reaching out to affected owners
Is your Ford Territory having issues starting? If so, your unit might be part of a recall to address issues surrounding the vehicle's electrical battery sensor (EBS) wiring harness and bracket.In a statement, Ford Philippines announced that it is already
Powertrain options include the e-Power hybrid setup first seen on the Note
This is it-the all-new, third-generation Nissan Qashqai unmasked for the very first time. Striking, isn't it? Nissan says it's more "muscular, sharp and modern" than before. We just can't get over how many creases there are.
It has us excited—and hopeful—for what the brand has in store for us next
It feels like Maxus has entered our market in an unorthodox fashion. Unlike other Chinese carmakers such as MG and Geely, Maxus arrived with a big lineup-literally.Instead of the usual crossover- or SUV-stuffed roster we see from other marques
Another enticing seven-seater crossover enters the market
Good news for those of you who've been keeping an eye out for the new Maxus D60: The seven-seater has officially entered the market.As expected, the local D60 debuts packed with a 1.5-liter four-cylinder turbopetrol that
Looks faster than standard, but doesn’t actually go faster...
Hyundai's N division is about to release its first SUV. And this...isn't it. Yup, while the little Kona has just been given the full N treatment (click on these blue words to read our review of a prototype), the
A new compact SUV enters the market
Well, not really. Changan has already been in our market before, but this time it's under yet another new distributor. The brand, then distributed under the name Chana, was available back in 2008 and was handled by Focus Ventures. In 2012,
Do you think Kia Philippines should bring this in?
Kia Philippines has launched a slew of vehicles over the past year or so, but sadly, the Sportage wasn't one of them. The compact crossover doesn't necessarily look dated, but it does when compared to the newer nameplates in Kia'
It has a sportier face and a cleaner-looking rear end
A month after teasing the new Eclipse Cross, Mitsubishi has now revealed the redesigned compact SUV in its entirety. And it looks pretty good, we'd say.Mitsubishi's Dynamic Shield design is now more pronounced in the new Eclipse Cross, with
The company has just sent us an invite for a virtual launch even on October 22
Damn, we're just halfway through October and we can already say that this will go down as one of the busiest months of 2020. A week from now, Honda Cars Philippines (HCPI) will be holding a virtual launch event. The best
Bring this here, please
The MG ZS and RX5 were relative surprises when they burst onto the local car scene over the last couple of years. A big part of this, of course, was their competitive pricing, but their looks had a lot to do with
Interested in owning a Mercedes-Benz SUV?
Last month, Mercedes-Benz's official Philippine distributor Auto Nation Group (ANG) launched the all-new GLB-a luxury alternative to the traditional seven-seater SUV. Now, the company is following this up by introducing something a little less family-oriented.This
It’s set to go on sale in Q1 2021, so the official launch may be imminent
Mitsubishi really is gearing up for some busy years ahead. In a previous statement, the Japanese carmaker mentioned that it is set to launch multiple new vehicles soon, including a new SUV and a new pickup.In that same statement, it also
Hybrid options included
Here's our first full look at the fourth generation of Hyundai's best-selling SUV-angry isn't it? Bit of a looker, though, and there are definite Mercedes-Benz EQC vibes going on.This latest Tucson is actually the first
In the US market, at least
Mazda has just endowed the CX-5 in the US market a few upgrades, as well as a new Carbon Edition variant. While we're more than happy with the new CX-5 that arrived in the Philippines late last year, frankly,
Looking for a luxury seven-seater?
Luxury car buyers on the hunt for a brand-new seven-seater are in luck, as Auto Nation Group (ANG)-Mercedes-Benz's official local distributor-has just launched the all-new GLB featuring a third row and two extra seats in
It also comes with a choice of two petrol engines and five transmission options
It's time to put all sketches and teasers aside-Kia has finally unveiled the production-ready Sonet compact SUV.Here, we can see that the rendered images look basically the same as the initial sketches, save for the 16-inch crystal-
It’s shaping up to be quite a sporty-looking vehicle
A few weeks ago, Kia gave us a sneak peek at its newest vehicle, the Sonet. Now, the Korean carmaker has revealed more images of the new compact SUV, and it's shaping up to be quite a sporty-looking vehicle.The
How does rear-wheel drive, 282hp, around 460km on a single charge sound to you?
Of course, it had to be an SUV. Everything is an SUV these days. BMW doesn't comment on the rise of the SUV-or 'SAV,' as in 'sport activity vehicle,' in this case-merely stating the introduction of the all-new
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