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Two full-size vans face off
One of the local vehicle segments to grow in recent years is the LCBV or light commercial bus and van segment. We pit the newest full-size people hauler to land on our shores, the Ford Transit, against the latest version of
Battle of the Korean subcompact SUVs
One of the more recent segments to grow rapidly in the Philippines is that of the subcompact SUV. Today, the spotlight is on three of the latest Korean B-segment crossovers available on the market. All variants featured are priced below P1.
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,
You asked for it, and now we have it
In our last midsize SUV bout, we pitted the newly face-lifted Mitsubishi Montero Sport and the Ford Everest against each other. That was a fitting side-by-side comparison, to be honest, but we did notice that our readers were looking
The newcomer takes on the king
Another Chinese car has yet again arrived in the local market recently, this time in the subcompact-sedan segment. We're talking about the MG 5.This sedan could easily be a strong competitor here in our industry, as it boasts a
These refreshed midsize SUVs duke it out
Recent refreshes have shaken up the stacked midsize SUV segment in the local market.Earlier this year, we saw the arrival of the revamped Ford Everest. Now, the new Mitsubishi Montero Sport has landed as well. It seemed only fitting that we
The all-new Mazda goes up against the refreshed, turbocharged Honda
What you'll be seeing here is a matchup between two Japanese masterpieces: the Mazda 3 and the Honda Civic. The all-new Mazda 3 was launched in the Philippines only recently, while the Civic received a refresh earlier this year.Since
These two icons go head-to-head
It may not seem like a great idea to compare two vehicles that have at least half a million pesos between them, we know. But if you think about it, the most fitting matchup for the Nissan Patrol would be none other
A Japanese icon takes on its German twin
We bore witness to the launch of a much-awaited sports car earlier this week: the all-new Toyota Supra. It got a lot of fans excited, but it got us thinking: How will it do against its BMW twin?Since the
Check out part three of our Supra mega-test
Make no mistake-there's a battle going on for what makes a car a success. But it's not so much a war of words as it is a bleeding-knuckles, last-man-standing melee between words and numbers. It's '
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
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