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The new Honda Brio is up for the challenge
In case you've been living under a rock, Honda released the all-new Brio last month-you can also check out our first drive impressions story on that. It's relatively affordable for its badge, but how does it fare in
A new compact sedan has entered the market
The local compact-sedan scene has remained relatively unchanged over the past few years. When you bring up the segment, the first nameplates to come to mind are the usual industry staples: Honda Civic, Toyota Altis, Mazda 3. Anything past them is
Midsize mash-up
The midsize SUV class is on the verge of yet another heated war, thanks to some new models and variants entering the scene. In this battle, we look at two of the segment's top contenders in their family-friendly, top-2WD-
Which model's top-of-the-line variant has the most to offer?
The local crossover scene is going to be a busy one this 2019. One needn't look any further than the number of nameplates available to tell the segment's as competitive as it's ever been, and when it comes to
A new crossover joins the fray
This year is going to be a very interesting time for the local crossover market-the segment is absolutely loaded.There's the Forester, the CR-V, the CX-5, and now, the all-new Toyota RAV4. Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) has
The subcompact-sedan segment’s newest entries
On January 30, a revamped Kia Philippines launched the Soluto subcompact sedan. With a touchscreen infotainment system as standard, an extremely affordable asking price, and a shot at being a real market success story, the Soluto naturally drew tons of attention.And
No turbos, no problem
The all-new Subaru Forester has been launched, ushering in a turbo-less era for one of the industry's best AWD crossovers.Now, whether we'll miss the outgoing model's turbocharged kick remains to be seen-we'll have to
Which one has the best top-of-the-line offering?
The MPV is now one of the top-of-mind segments for car buyers with families. Because seven seats, relative affordability, and decent-enough features make these cars the logical choice. Simple.The launch of the all-new Ertiga will surely shake
A subcompact-crossover shootout
The crossover craze seems to be going strong well into 2019. In this fight, we have two relative newcomers to the market: The facelifted Ford EcoSport, which is the refreshed version of the American brand's Philippine bestseller, and the Hyundai Kona,
Ferrari 488 Pista vs. McLaren 600LT vs. Porsche 911 GT2 RS at Circuit de Charade
A big one, this. Porsche vs. Ferrari vs. McLaren. Wings, turbos, and 700hp. Yes, car safety has moved on in the last 50 years and the electronics are very clever these days, but to see these three growl down the pitlane is
Two quite different sports cars battle it out
Two cars separated by 99hp, £70,000 (P4.8 million), eight-tenths from 0-100kph, and 64kph at the top end. Not much competition when it comes to image, either: The Vantage is a tailored suit; the M2 Competition, a pair of
Which crossover is the better deal?
Since its Philippine arrival late last year, the Suzuki Vitara has established itself as one of the market's most promising value-for-money offerings, thanks to its modern styling, reliable performance, and decent equipment list.The Hyundai Kona is a relatively
This should be good
Shopping for a crossover should be a pretty straightforward affair. Basically, you're looking for a decent-sized vehicle with good maneuverability, a capable powertrain, and respectable ground clearance. If you find an offering that ticks all of these boxes, you've
Another midsize showdown
Yes, we know-it's yet another midsize SUV matchup between two Japanese heavyweights. But the segment has been so busy and chock-full of new, worthwhile offerings that it's just impossible to ignore.Besides, we have yet to pit Isuzu'
Are they really that similar?
The Honda City and Jazz are two of the most popular cars in the country, at least as far as subcompacts are concerned. One's a hatchback and the other's a sedan, but both carry the Japanese carmaker's badge and
Is it a close fight?
The Mitsubishi Montero Sport is easily one of the most prominent vehicles in the Philippines. Together with the Toyota Fortuner, it ushered in the age of midsize SUVs in the late 2000s. Mitsubishi then built on the nameplate's success even
Two new arrivals duke it out
Well ladies and gentlemen, it's pickup season once again. Nissan and Toyota have refreshed versions of the Navara and Hilux, respectively. Then we have Chevrolet which has just introduced a new variant of the Colorado.Recently though, all eyes have been
MPV or 'mini SUV?'
Ah, the 'mini SUV.' Is the label an actual segment? It's all the rage these days, with the three letters being attached to everything from MPVs to small crossovers. And it makes sense because you just can'
Choose one
The new Ford EcoSport has just launched, and the refreshed subcompact crossover already has its sights set on cementing its place in one of the country's most competitive segments.Its update is anything buy minor, too: The EcoSport now comes available
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
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