It looks more energetic than ever
City hatches aren't usually the first cars to come to mind when we talk about sportiness. Usually, the segment focuses on basics like size, affordability, and practicality. Anything past that, like an energetic design, can be considered a plus.Honda is
Break out your wallets
It's finally here. Honda Cars Philippines has launched the all-new Brio in the Philippines, and we now have the vehicle's official local prices and variants.The Brio's new design is now in line with the rest of the
At least in the US
Toyota has unveiled the all-new Yaris hatchback for the US market, and some of you might notice the vehicle looks oddly familiar. In fact, the car is practically identical to the Mazda 2 hatch both inside and out, save for a
Honda Cars Philippines, hear our prayer
In an ideal world, each of us Top Gear PH staffers would have garages that would make Jay Leno blush. They'd be the size of parking lots, and each car would be in immaculate condition. Of course, occupying a slot would
Mazda gives us a sneak peek
Fun fact: The third-generation Mazda 3 has been the most successful model for the brand throughout its Philippine run. Of course, we are expecting a new one soon-the fourth generation of the compact was revealed at last year's Los
We’re all tired of just getting by
Monday afternoon, Ortigas, rush hour-not exactly an ideal setting for a Top Gear shoot on account of all the cars zipping about and the army of dog-tired motorists leaving the office. But for our subject today, these conditions couldn't
We’ve been asked similar questions more times than we can count
I've heard this question a million times: "Will (insert car name here) make it up to Baguio?" Whether it's a car, van, or truck, as long as it doesn't have a million horsepower, people will invariably ask 'The Baguio
The everyman’s turbo hatch
The Philippines is not a hatchback country. There are some hatches now that are popular, sure. The Honda Jazz, Toyota Wigo, and the Mitsubishi Mirage come to mind. But given a choice, most Pinoys would choose a sedan over a hatch any
Not bad at all
The all-new Suzuki Swift has been out for quite some time. It was launched in the Philippines back in June, and has since drawn attention thanks to its stylish looks and relatively affordable package. Now the model has officially received its
Old-school beauty at its finest
They say cats have nine lives, but we'd wager that the same idiom could also apply to old-school cars that stand the test of time. Take the Toyota Starlet, for example. The diminutive Japanese car became legend over its lifetime,
We want this here
Ask us right now what vehicle we wish would be made available in the Philippines, and we'd easily answer the all-new Toyota Corolla hatch. The car just looks so damn sleek with its sporty profile, angry headlight design, and low
It has always been a model known for fun
The Swift is a good car. You only need to look at the streets and you'll invariably find one or two, and that's not a bad figure considering that Suzuki Philippines isn't that big a sales mover of its
Damn, we feel old
Damn, the Toyota Yaris has been around for two decades already? We feel old now.The popular hatchback first came out back in 1998, and since then has become one of the Japanese carmaker's most prominent models in several markets (
Small, practical and budget-friendly
Mini hatchbacks aren't just the most affordable cars in the local automotive ecosystem, they're also some of the most practical.Few nameplates industry embody efficiency, practicality, and city-friendly better than tiny, maneuverable hatches like the Toyota Wigo, Kia Picanto
Would you have chosen the same car?
Two dudes, one car, and a 20,000km drive--doesn't sound too extreme, does it? Well, at least not until you find out they're doing it behind the wheel of a 16-year-old, first-generation Toyota Yaris.Yes, two
It gets an RS variant, too
Back in April, we shared a photo of a mini car that Honda called the Small RS Concept. This was during the Indonesia International Motor Show, and we speculated that this could be a preview of the next-generation Brio.Fast forward
Simple and sweet
The car you see here gets our vote for #CorollaGoals. TOM's Racing, the Japanese factory-supported tuner of Toyota and Lexus vehicles, recently revealed this gem on its Facebook page. The group has started working on the all-new Corolla hatchback,
A new challenger has appeared
The all-new Suzuki Swift is stylish, decently equipped and relatively affordable. But its entry into the local subcompact hatchback isn't going to be one without challenges, especially considering it's going up against the likes of the Honda Jazz.Ah,
And it makes perfect sense
Euro styling in an Asian package. It seems to be all the rage these days. Think back to when Peter Schreyer made the move from Audi to Kia in the mid-2000s, ushering in a new era for the Korean brand. All
Is this a bang-for-your-buck hatchback?
Yes, ladies and gentlemen, the all-new Suzuki Swift has finally arrived. The popular Japanese hatchback, which has found its fair share of fans in markets that received it before ours, was launched by the carmaker today, marking the entry of another
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