Articles about Compact Car

So many segments, so many choices
Next to buying a house, a car is perhaps the most significant thing that you will spend your hard-earned money on. And we wouldn't really call it an investment, either. Once that brand-new set of wheels rolls out of
Don't worry. It's not a big increase
Last month, we reported that Autohub Group, the exclusive distributor of Mini vehicles in the country, was selling its lineup at pre-TRAIN prices for a limited time. That promo is ongoing until June 15. After that, though, the prices are going
It claims 34km/L
Which Honda Civic is this?It's the new Civic diesel, not bound for the PH market, unfortunately. This is a very relevant car if you're shopping for something easy going and sensible, though, which presumably the vast majority of car
Compact sedan to debut soon
It looks like the Koreans are on a roll. Yesterday, we showed you sketches of the soon-to-be-released next-generation Kia Sportage, which is set to make its global debut at the Frankfurt International Motor Show next month. But it
Are the prices justified?
So, you already know the prices and the colors of Kia Philippines' latest compact-car offerings: Forte (sedan), Forte Koup (coupe) and Forte 5 (hatchback). Aside from that basic information, we're sure you're itching to know what's really inside
Adapting to the changing times
Honda has been known for its high-revving, naturally aspirated VTEC engines, but things could change soon as it adapts to a changing automotive landscape. With the introduction of the all-new turbocharged Civic Type R, the brand is starting to embrace
Excitement that exceeds expectations
The Mazda 3 was Top Gear Philippines' 2014 Car of the Year because of the myriad of Skyactiv technologies the Japanese carmaker introduced into the car, so much so that saying that Mazda practically reinvented the car wouldn't be too far
1st Hyundai model to reach this milestone
The Hyundai Elantra has broken the 10-million-unit sales mark globally, 24 years after the nameplate went into production with the first-generation model in 1990.According to the Korean carmaker, the Elantra is its first model--and one of only
With new exterior and interior features
Ford Philippines has upgraded its 2.0-liter Focus, giving it new exterior and interior features to enhance its high-quality feel.The 2.0-liter four-door Titanium+ sedan now rides on 17-inch alloy wheels and is now equipped with
And 2 new exterior colors as well
Kia has updated the Rio compact car in time for the 2014 Paris Motor Show this month."The Rio retains the core attributes that have proved so popular with owners, and enhancements to the 2014 model include a slight visual makeover, giving
See the exterior design
A year after showing off the Escort Concept at the 2013 Auto China, American carmaker Ford has finally revealed the production model that it developed "with the Chinese market in mind.""The Escort is a perfect example of how Ford's global
We like it
The current third-generation Ford Focus first came out in global markets in 2010 as a 2011 model. Which means it has been around for four years. Needless to say, a styling refresh is a must before the next full model change
Designed in Europe
It seems every carmaker is getting ready for the Frankfurt Motor Show next month. That includes Kia, which has just revealed its main attraction for the event: the Niro concept. We don\'t know where the Korean auto company got the name,
With Europe getting four different engines
Toyota has begun production of the all-new Corolla in the United States, two months after its public launch. In Europe, the market\'s version of the world\'s best-selling nameplate has been in production since July. But unlike the US
Months before the Philippine launch
Toyota has finally revealed the all-new Corolla in the United States, and with the car\'s dramatically styled, sleeker and more dynamic look, the Japanese carmaker believes the new model \"will change consumer perceptions of this iconic compact.\"The Corolla builds
12 months after taking a leap
Choosing a "daily driver" can be one of the hardest decisions to make. Coming from a Mitsubishi Galant and Honda Accord past (back when they weren't priced above a million bucks), inflation had limited my choices for my next daily driver
What\'s the basic computation for this?
Hi, Botchi. I consulted you before regarding my purchase of a car two years ago. Currently, I have a dilemma concerning my vehicle and my next car purchase.First, I bought a Chevrolet Cruze in Oct 2010, and I would like to
But when will we get it?
Kia first showed off its all-new Forte compact sedan last July. According to the Korean carmaker, it is scheduled to go on sale in its home country of Korea before the end of 2012. For the overseas market, we'll reportedly
Because the Focus isn't just an ordinary car
With the first units of the recently launched Ford Focus reaching customers in September, Ford Group Philippines is now busy conducting its Focus Specialist Certification Program for its select sales personnel.According to the American carmaker, the Focus Specialist Certification Program is "
New engines and infotainment system
With the official premiere of Chevrolet Cruze station wagon at the Geneva Motor Show, the American carmaker has finally revealed some more details about the car to the public."The Cruze station wagon ticks all the boxes for European drivers in terms
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