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Can the all-new Isuzu now compete with other midsize SUVs in its segment?
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
Which scrambler makes your heart beat faster?
When buying your first bike, especially your first big bike, it pays to do your research. For that reason, we've decided to take a look at two promising beginner-friendly big bikes that not only look good, but also happen to
How well does the newcomer fare against its more established rivals?
Believe it or not, it's five years since Porsche lopped two cylinders from its base Cayman, tacked on a 718 badge to evoke some history, and ignited the bottom half of the Internet in the process. A lot has happened since
Does the #savethemanuals hero work with paddle shifters?
Let's start with the figures, because that's where the new Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 PDK best states its case. Yep, one of the key protagonists of the #savethemanuals movement now offers paddle shifters. And if it's anything like the
We’re going with slightly different segments this time
Ultimately, the decision on what car to buy comes down to price. Forget fancy features, mind-boggling performance, and segment preferences: If something's out-of-budget, it's usually out of the question-lest you end up financially handicapped for the
Damn
The pickup wars have begun...again.An all-new Isuzu D-Max, yet another Ford Ranger variant, and beefier Nissan Navara and Toyota Hilux updates? Frankly, the segment hasn't been this hot since several years ago when most of these names-
Two American giants collide, the old-timer muscling in on the startup’s patch
As punch-ups go, this is right up there with David and Goliath-the irony being that Ford is the challenger and Tesla is the giant in this ring. Tesla's value recently topped $600 billion-a staggering 16 times that of
Which sporty subcompact sedan are you taking?
Toyota Motor Philippines boosted its Vios lineup with the introduction of the new Vios GR-S this week. Of course, we went right ahead and lined it up for a spec-sheet comparo. Its opponent? Another popular subcompact sedan from a fellow
A bout between two Japanese AWD crossovers
Over the years, the local automotive industry has become increasingly stacked with value-for-money compact crossovers, and the arrival of these budget SUVs is a trend we can safely assume won't be dying down anytime soon.Frankly, however, the segment
If you had to pick, which midsize SUV would you get?
Nissan Philippines recently announced some slight updates for the Terra this year. It's still not the big-time refresh we're waiting for, but it now makes the PH-spec Terra a new model that can go head-to-head against
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