Articles about Compact SUV

It’s set to go on sale in Q1 2021, so the official launch may be imminent
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
Could this be on the way to our market?
Our neighbors in Thailand have gotten first dibs on the refreshed Honda CR-V-at least in our region-and the new crossover brings with it a few aesthetic updates and some extra features.Outside, the updated CR-V runs on more
This new model comes with both hybrid and gasoline engine options
The ever-popular Toyota Corolla just got bigger-literally.Meet the Toyota Corolla Cross, the newest compact SUV in the Japanese carmaker's stable. Revealed today in Thailand, it's the latest vehicle to bear the iconic Corolla badge, but it's
The brand means business
Yes. It seems the Chinese carmaker doesn't plan on slowing down anytime soon. Hot off the heels of its brand relaunch and the well-received Coolray last year, the company now enters the local compact SUV market with the Azkarra. This
It generates 242hp
Last year, a brand-new Volkswagen Tiguan rolled off the production line every 35 seconds in one of four factories across the globe. Yep, the world has gone crossover-mad.Now, though, Volkswagen has the tricky task of giving this second generation
A promising new crossover to consider
Here it is: the all-new Nissan X-Trail. The Japanese compact SUV has just been unveiled in the US market as the Rogue, and might we say it looks like a relatively promising proposition.There are three main things to note
Could this mean the Kia Sonet is finally headed to production?
Kia Motors Corporation has just revealed its global sales numbers for the first quarter of the year, and some good news came along with it.The company sold a total of 648,685 vehicles from January to March, which is a 1.
The basics, evolved
Subaru was once one of the smaller Japanese manufacturers. Upon its introduction, it was generally a niche brand compared with the juggernauts of Japan. Something changed in the noughties, though, and that change was partly driven by the popularity of the Forester.
Going for the most affordable variant doesn’t always mean compromising
No one wants a base-variant car. Sales agents and taxi fleets will buy them out of necessity, sure, but no one will read reviews, do research, and ask around for the most affordable trim in a given model lineup. Gearheads, especially,
Mazda’s latest crossover may just be its most stylish offering right now
Never mind the svelte, Jag-like Mazda 6, or the exotically alien Mazda 3 Sportback. The CX-30's perfectly proportioned haunches stand in stark contrast to most other crossovers on the market, or even in Mazda's showroom. And in the
Third time’s the charm
With the market awash in a cornucopia of Chinese crossovers, it can be difficult to stand out. On the face of it, the S3 doesn't particularly stand out in any regard. No turbocharger. No all-wheel drive. No big, headline-grabbing
The big improvements are to the infotainment system and driver aids
Interesting times at Alfa Romeo. The 4C sports car has been quietly euthanized alongside its Maserati GranTurismo factory-mate, while a proposed new GTV and 8C have been sliced from the product plan.Which means at present, the Italian carmaker has a
Set to hit the Philippine market by 2020
The Subaru Forester is the latest vehicle in the Japanese manufacturer's lineup to be given the GT badge. The previous GT model, the XV GT, which was launched earlier this year was designed by none other than Masahiko 'Jack' Kobayashi, the
An early Christmas gift from Mazda
It seems like Christmas came early this year because the updated Mazda CX-5 is already here. The 2020 model of this Japanese compact crossover is equipped with a six-speed automatic transmission with Sport mode, and for now, it's offered
The compact SUV makes a strong case for a hybrid variant
Last month, Toyota Motor Philippines unveiled the all-new Corolla Altis with a special variant: a 1.8-liter hybrid. The way I saw it, this reveal indicated that change might be coming to the local market. Maybe, just maybe, our country
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