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How does the new MPV stack up against the biggest veteran in the segment?
How does the quirky new Suzuki fare against Toyota’s well-established hatch?
The local hatchback segment saw quite the introduction this year with the arrival of a brand-new nameplate in the Suzuki S-Presso. It's without a doubt a promising proposition in this price range, and on paper, it looks poised to
Which of these two newcomers would you go with?
In just the first quarter of 2020, the subcompact-SUV segment of the local market welcomed two new additions: the Suzuki XL7 and the Mitsubishi Xpander Cross.While the Xpander Cross is merely a new variant-albeit a beefed-up version-of
The battle of two hybrid compact sedans
There won't be any car launches here in our for now, so for the meantime, we'll have to settle for using newly-launched vehicles that haven't arrived in the Philippines for our comparos.We're starting with the hybrid
It depends on where you want to sit
Let's get one thing straight: Neither of these is the best car in the world. It's been a long time since the luxury sedan was the highest point on the automotive landscape, the pinnacle to which we all aspired. Now,
Does the new car live up to its nameplate’s legacy?
You had better believe it. Thanks to a starring role in the first of (too) many Fast & Furious films, the A80-generation Toyota Supra is surely one of the most recognizable cars in the world. But its ancestors, the cars that built
A 4x2 is enough for most needs
Buyer dilemmas between similarly priced and spec'd models in the same segment are perhaps the very reason that we motoring journalists even have jobs in the first place. In every review, we do our best to be objective and to identify
The established subcompact SUV versus the newcomer
Sports utility vehicle sales are still going strong as more units find their way into people's driveways and garages. Here, we pit the Ford EcoSport Titanium EcoBoost, the latest version of the model that started the local subcompact SUV segment, and
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-
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