Articles about Compact Sedan

Another compact sedan to consider
The local compact-sedan market has been a busy one this 2019. Kia Philippines got the party started in April by bringing back the Forte, with Honda and Mazda following later in the year with the launch of the refreshed Civic and
Trying out the non-hybrid Corolla
I'll open this by saying that I wish I had more time behind the wheel of the all-new Toyota Corolla Altis following its recent launch. Had we gone through long, open roads, I could probably say that it's
This could be a game changer
So, Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) has finally launched the all-new Corolla Altis, and this time around, the long-running compact sedan is available locally as a hybrid.What does this mean for our market? Well, depending on how many kilometers per
We’re keeping our fingers crossed
You've probably read our previous stories on the all-new Toyota Corolla Altis that could possibly be on its way here in the Philippines. Earlier this month, a photo of an actual unit spotted in Santa Rosa, Laguna, surfaced online. Following
Would you consider buying it?
It looks like Toyota has more up its sleeve for next month than just the all-new Corolla Altis-the compact sedan's hybrid version is coming to our market, too.Toyota Motor Philippines has already sent out invitations for its next
The 10th generation of this Japanese icon received a refresh for 2019
The City may be Honda's best-selling model now, but the most popular badge in its stable is still arguably the Civic. This vehicle is nothing short of iconic in the eyes of many Filipinos.When the 10th generation of this
Available in coupe and sedan body styles
We saw the arrival of a refreshed version of the 10th-generation Honda Civic earlier this year, and Honda Cars Philippines (HCPI) also introduced a new variant along with it. Unfortunately, the Civic hatch wasn't it.We're still keeping our
For those who like their rides dark like the DC Extended Universe
Chrome isn't for everybody. Depending on the treatment and the application, some people can find the stuff too loud, tacky, or even obnoxious. If you sit on this side of the fence when it comes to chrome, Toyota has something you
Yes, please
The Honda Civic is one of the hottest compact cars available on the market right now, both in terms of style and performance. That's been the case since the current-gen launched in 2016 and, after a refresh earlier this year,
This is what the carmaker might be launching next month
It looks like we finally have an idea of what Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) is launching next month.Images of what might possibly be an all-new Toyota Corolla Altis have surfaced online. According to a reader who sent us the photos,
A beautiful piece of Japanese engineering
We've been waiting for this for quite some time already, but now we're finally here: The all-new Mazda 3 has officially arrived.After a series of spy shots, a test drive in Sepang, and weeks of chatter and anticipation,
We’re still wondering what Japanese car will be revealed this coming September
We're still a few days away from the launch of the Toyota Hiace Super Grandia, and Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) already sent us yet another invite for an "exclusive and groundbreaking vehicle launch" this coming September.There weren't any details
The future is bright, and so is this C-segment offering
Sitting in front of me is the all-new, fourth-generation, Philippine-spec Mazda 3, days from its local launch. Now, don't get me wrong-I consider myself lucky to be one of the first Filipinos to see it in the
The compact sedan makes its official Philippine debut
Yes, you've seen these cars before. Mazda Philippines displayed both hatchback and sedan versions of the all-new Mazda 3 a few months ago. But that wasn't the official launch yet, just a mere sneak peek. Now, the fourth-generation
Have you been waiting for this?
The all-new Mazda 3 is arriving in the Philippine market on August 13, 2019. Mazda Philippines has already sent out the save-the-date for the event, and while the company doesn't state exactly what it's launching, the image
Mazda’s compact contender looks and drives as sharp as ever
A couple of years ago, this look would be something outside the realm of production lines-a vision confined to a designer's drawing board or an idea stuck on a rotating platform at an international car show.A couple of years
A launch could be imminent
The all-new Mazda 3 is coming. As to exactly when we aren't certain yet...though if these images are anything to go by, 'soon' would be a pretty safe bet.The photos you're looking at were sent to us
The Z4 starts at less than P4 million
Two of this year's most hotly anticipated German cars are finally here, and they look as beautiful as advertised.BMW Philippines has launched the all-new Z4 and 3-Series. This marks the return of one of the car manufacturer's
Weird name, great car
When I was first contacted to test-drive the new Volkswagen Lamando, my first reaction was, "Laman... wha?" The name Lamando just doesn't roll off the tongue the same way 'Golf' does-it sounds more like the pilot of the Millennium
Blink, and you might miss the subtle details
I've been standing in front of the 2019 Honda Civic RS for several minutes, and I haven't quite realized it yet. Okay, so maybe I should be a little embarrassed, as a veteran motoring writer, not to have noticed the
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