Which new subcompact MPV is the best pick?
It took one weekend to shake up the local subcompact-MPV segment. In a span of three days, Mitsubishi Motors Philippines (MMPC) unveiled the new Xpander and Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) launched the all-new Avanza.Of course, with new arrivals as
We compare it with the previous Avanza and the refreshed Mitsubishi Xpander
Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) has just unveiled the third-generation Toyota Avanza, and the difference between the all-new model and its predecessor is like night and day. We'll take a closer look and compare the all-new small MPV to
See how the new Emgrand stacks up against its subcompact-sedan rivals
There's a new Geely in town, and this time, it's no budget-friendly crossover or SUV. No, the new Geely Emgrand is a sedan. A subcompact sedan.This means Geely is now competing in a segment that's been long
Let’s do this a bit differently this time
It looks like Toyota Motor Philippines will be starting 2022 with something small, a new subcompact in fact. As we reported earlier, the carmaker will be launching its much-anticipated Raize in the local market. It will compete in the lower subcompact-
In the market for a compact sedan?
Late in November, Honda Cars Philippines (HCPI) introduced the all-new Civic to the local market. This latest iteration is a noticeably classier take on the brand's compact sedan, sporting a more executive appearance and a more polished cabin.Now, the
This is arguably one of the heaviest comparos of the year
This year has been pretty big for the local automotive industry, and we've seen some important launches throughout 2021. One of the most recent ones being the new Nissan Patrol.Despite the delayed arrival, this is literally Nissan Philippines' (NPI) biggest
The hybrid’s going up against a purely gasoline-powered rival
Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) has once again injected life into its lineup with the launch of another hybrid: the new Camry. The midsize sedan not only brings new electric power to TMP's stable, but it now becomes the lone variant available
How does Nissan’s new subcompact sedan fare against its rivals?
Nissan Philippines recently revitalized its subcompact sedan offering, the Almera, by bringing in the all-new model to our market.The next-gen Almera arrives with improved looks, a new powertrain, and a reasonable price tag. It's got its work cut
Can the all-new Isuzu now compete with other midsize SUVs in its segment?
It's only been a few weeks since our last spec-sheet comparo, but we're already back with another one. And this time, we have four midsize SUVs to pit against each other-including the all-new Isuzu MU-X.We'
We go further up the range this time around
Last time, we pit the base variant of the refreshed Nissan Terra against two other giants from the midsize SUV segment: the Toyota Fortuner and the Mitsubishi Montero Sport. For this spec-sheet comparo, we're going with the top-of-the-
No complaints here
You bet it is. The face makes it very apparent, though it's a lot less obvious if you're simply viewing this midsize SUV from the sides (though it does get stylish new wheels). Still, this is a considerably substantial refresh-
Which entry-level midsize SUV is the best package?
The midsize-SUV segment is definitely heating up. Nissan Philippines has just launched the refreshed Terra in our market, and it's set to take on facelifted rivals like the Toyota Fortuner and Mitsubishi Montero Sport.While we do have our first
Which value-for-money crossover are you taking?
The subcompact crossover segment just keeps getting bigger and bigger. The latest addition to this continuously growing list is the Chevrolet Tracker. Seeing as it's yet another feature-packed, bang-for-your-buck small SUV, we've decided to pit it
Which would you choose for P1.2 million?
Just when you thought the subcompact-crossover segment couldn't get any bigger, a new entry lands on our shores. Volkswagen Philippines has finally joined in the cute-ute party with its T-Cross. How will it fare against the segment's
How does the new Ferrari fare against its rivals from Aston Martin, Bentley, and Porsche?
It's very highly caffeinated, the Ferrari Roma. But that's fine, because it's 7am now and thanks to a bubbly barista, so am I. Two hours, ago I wasn't. The Ferrari, however, still was. And at 5am, that wasn'
Here it is next to the Ranger, other Ford SUVs, and the Hyundai Santa Cruz
Ford has unveiled its brand-new Maverick compact pickup. This trucklette will slot below the Ranger, which has grown into a midsize pickup in the 2010s. Below, we take a closer look at the Maverick's dimensions and see how it stacks
Everything just appears much more streamlined
Yes, it sure is. It's the all-new Kia Sportage-equal parts edgy and macho. If you ask us, it's a pretty sizeable improvement over the previous generation's appearance, too.You could say that, but it's not like
Which of these top-spec hatchbacks is the more ideal city car?
Considering how little love hatchbacks get here in our market, it's definitely a relief that there are still a few five-doors being sold here.Two good examples are the Honda Brio and the Toyota Wigo, arguably among the most dominant
A tale of two homologation specials
One more so than the other, given the current state of play. That Toyota developed the GR Yaris as a platform for a better rally car isn't in doubt, but as yet it hasn't competed. Fingers crossed for 2022.The
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