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In recent years, we've seen cars rolling out from production lines in China straight onto our roads. Gone are the days when consumers questioned the reliability of these products. Now, they are actually desirable, with more and more carmakers introducing models
It’s not perfect, but it’ll do
At this point, there's very little sense in homing in on a new release's origins. The past two years have seen a handful of worthwhile newcomers hailing from the People's Republic, including the likes of the Geely Coolray and
A new challenger emerges
Another Chinese-made crossover has entered the Philippine market. This time, though, the vehicle carries a familiar American badge.This is the Ford Territory, a product of the American car manufacturer's joint venture with Jiangling Motors Corporation . The vehicle was first
The launch looms closer
It looks like Ford Philippines is gearing up for the local launch of the Territory.The compact crossover was spotted by one of our readers over the weekend. He sent us images that appear to show two units partaking in a photo
A source told us that a unit has already arrived at Toyota’s Santa Rosa plant
Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) has been pretty busy recently since it resumed its operations amid this pandemic. It kicked off June with the launch of the facelifted Wigo, and it's looking to end July strong with the launch of the new
Pricing is crucial
It's shaping up to be quite the busy quarter for Ford Philipines. The carmaker just launched the Ford F-150 here in our market, and now it has announced that it will be launching a new model yet again.This new
Its price is its main advantage
Yes, you're reading that right. The JAC S4 is a compact crossover with a price tag well under P1 million, undercutting more established names like the Honda CR-V and the Toyota RAV4 by a very considerable margin. Granted, this vehicle
Great for everyday driving with a dash of fun
On the surface, BMW is a popular premium brand, known for vehicles that deliver driving pleasure. In reality, it is actually two brands: the hardcore BMW and the consumer BMW.Branding issues have arisen when the clients from the hardcore side see
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
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
And yes, it’s AWD
Most people who've driven it will tell you the fifth-generation Toyota RAV4 is a pretty well-rounded crossover. It's attractive, packs a potent engine, and features a practical interior.That said, the vehicle was missing something when it launched
The interior gets a new look, too
The Vitara is one of the more affordable yet stylish crossovers in the market today. With prices starting under P1 million, it offers good value for money-as do the other vehicles in Suzuki's Philippine lineup.And although Suzuki's sales
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
With 408hp from a two-motor setup, and range of over 402km
This, ladies and dentlemen, is a bit of a milestone moment for Volvo. Not only is the new XC40 Recharge the company's first ever fully-electric car, but it also signifies the start of a serious EV offensive.Volvo has ambitions
Say hello to the new 3008 Active Petrol
Peugeot Philippines recently launched the 3008 Active Diesel variant here in the local market. Now, the brand has brought in another variant of its award-winning SUV: The 3008 Active Petrol.Its biggest difference from Peugeot's previous offerings is its pricing-
We’re keeping our fingers crossed for a PH arrival soon
We got our first glimpse of the all-new Chevrolet Captiva at the Bangkok International Motor Show earlier this year. Now, the American carmaker has officially launched the latest iteration of its compact crossover in Thailand-with all the specs and prices.
Take your pick
Currently, the local compact-crossover segment-which features nameplates with notably refined interiors and generally sound driving dynamics-is a pretty enticing one. Thanks to their size and style, these vehicles are attractive propositions whether for car shoppers looking for a new
Worth the price bump?
Remember the Subaru XV GT Edition? It was unveiled at the 2019 Manila International Auto Show (MIAS), boasting extra tech features and a slightly sportier appearance. The vehicle was also a collaboration with Masahiko 'Jack' Kobayashi, the carmaker's former design chief
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