Articles about Compact Sedan

“Can a low price and a high equipment list guarantee success in a shrinking sedan market?”
Once the last of the independent British automakers, MG Rover built such uniquely British cars as the Rover 45 and its sportier twin, the MG ZS. Well, uniquely British in the sense that they were manufactured in the UK, because these were
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
That's five times more than the Prius in all of 2018
In September, Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) brought in the Corolla Altis Hybrid, once again kick-starting the country's slow shift towards alternatively-powered transport.We say 'once again' because this isn't the company's first foray into local hybridization. The
It was deemed the ‘Supreme Winner’ of the 2019 Women’s World Car of the Year
The ladies of over 30 different countries have spoken: The 2019 Women's World Car of the Year is the Mazda 3.The award was first presented in 2010, and currently behind it is a panel of female judges with backgrounds in
In case you’re looking to stand out a bit more
It goes without saying that the Honda BR-V and Civic are two of the best-looking offerings in their respective segments-the former, thanks to its combination of compact size and rugged SUV design cues, and the latter because of its
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
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