Will it be sold here?
It's been a while since the new generation Toyota Vios made its global premiere. It's also the first true all-new model in a long time since the outgoing model's platform dates to 2013. But while the Vios finally
Could this take on the Vios?
Late last year, we brought up the idea of the 2023 Chevrolet Aveo potentially taking on the Toyota Vios locally. There was just one problem: At the time, only images of the hatchback were made available and we were still in the
The little hatchback is all grown up
You've seen photos of the Perodua Axia, the Malaysian market's take on the Toyota Wigo. But while that model has been (mostly) revealed, we have yet to see what the Toyota-badged version will look like. With that, Toyota Indonesia
What will the next-gen model be like?
With the teaser of the Perodua Axia out, it practically confirms the debut of the all-new Toyota Wigo this year. That's because the Axia is a licensed version of the Wigo that is sold in Malaysia. And with that, the
All-new Toyota Wigo previewed as next-gen Perodua Axia
Earlier this year, it was reported that the next-generation Toyota Wigo is set to debut in a few months. It's about time, too, given that the current model is about nine years old already. As it turns out, those reports
’80s icons modernized for the electric age
Top Gear Philippines' associate editor Sharleen Banzon pitched the idea of reviving the original '80s-era City hatchback and its tiny Motocompo 'trunk bike' companion after she discovered the Sundiro Honda S07 was still too big for a compact SUV.As a
Heads up, car buyers
Planning to buy a brand-new Toyota? If you had your sights set on the Japanese brand's budget offering, the Wigo, you might have to make some adjustments to your finances.This is because Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) has applied a
We really wish this thing would launch locally
When someone buys a kei car, the goal is usually to squeeze the most utility out of its pint-sized package. ESB, though, has other plans.The Japanese tuner has worked its magic on the all-new Suzuki Alto, slamming it to
That wing, though
The Honda Brio is a practical, quirky, and cute little thing. Perhaps even too cute for some people's taste.There are always ways, of course, to widen a ride's appeal. One of them is by fitting a vehicle with a
It’s the end of the line for this humble hatch
Well, this really is the end of an era: after rumors began circulating yesterday Ford has now confirmed that production of the Fiesta hatch will come to an end in June 2023, almost half a century after it started.In that time
That's over 200hp per liter
Audi describes this limited-edition hot hatch as a "true street artist", though it won't be painting a merry picture outside Europe because, um, you'll see why later.That's right, the most powerful production RS3 ever now bears
Simple and sure
Making a ride sporty doesn't necessarily have to involve spending thousands upon thousands on aftermarket bits. Sometimes, a simple dash of extra color is enough.Take the newly-introduced Toyota Corolla Infrared Edition in the US market, for example. All that'
Well, that was quick
Man, are the designers over at Mugen quick or what?The Honda accessory specialist has unveiled a host of new aesthetic upgrades for the 2023 Jazz (or Fit, whichever you prefer) barely a week after the refreshed hatch hit the internet. And
Living its best life over in Japan
Want a Honda Jazz in the Philippines? Since the hatchback has already been discontinued locally, your best shot at owning one now is our country's secondhand market. The model continues to live its best life over in Japan, though, where it
Should we get this in PH?
As a value-for-money proposition, the Suzuki S-Presso is definitely up there in local car rankings. That said, the tiny runabout isn't perfect, as it leaves something to be desired in terms of safety and features.The Japanese carmaker
Worth it?
As far as starter cars go, few in the industry carry a vibe as quirky as the Suzuki S-Presso's. A miniature form factor and memorable design make it an attractive alternative to the usual hatchbacks and sedans out there.Suzuki
Does size really matter?
Size matters in the Philippine auto market. You needn't look any further than our passion for pickup trucks and midsize SUVs for proof. This presents a problem in urban areas, though, where roads aren't exactly built to cater to their
That hatch is still something to behold
When it comes to the list of global releases we're hurt we didn't get locally, the western-spec Toyota Corolla is easily one of the top entries. Not only did markets like the US get a hatch version, but the
Here are our first impressions of the new hatchback
Suzuki Philippines (SPH) recently shook things up with the launch of the all-new Celerio. Its arrival marked the addition of yet another affordable offering to the carmaker's local lineup.The new Suzuki Celerio brings with it a highly fuel-efficient
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