Articles about Hatchback

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
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Over a week ago, we reported that Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) would be launching the facelifted Wigo on June 15, 2020. Well, today's the day, and the Japanese car manufacturer has introduced the car online with a P568,000 starting price.
Looking forward to seeing this in the metal?
It seems like our speculations about the facelifted Toyota Wigo are correct, as we have just received confirmation that Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) will launch the refreshed hatch in our market this month. In case you missed it, this model was the
Should Suzuki Philippines bring this updated hatch here?
A couple of months after fitting the Swift with a new hybrid powertrain, Suzuki has now given its popular hatch a facelift.The updates to the design aren't too drastic, though. Only the front fascia sees a slight redesign, with a
Will we see these improvements here?
The Kia Picanto has just received an update in its home market, getting a handful of aesthetic improvements and some new safety features.Called the Kia Morning in South Korea, the tiny city car has been given more modern daytime running light
2020’s most exciting electric city cars are here. Is this the moment EVs go mainstream?
I've heard of manufacturers going to extreme lengths to show the capabilities of their product, but Honda arranging the worst storm the Costa Blanca has seen in 30 years, just to demo the rain-repellent coating on its new wing cameras?
Pick one
In the blue corner, we have a car you'll recognize because they're bloody everywhere. Ubiquity, thy name is Fiesta-if you don't have one yourself, the odds you're closely related to someone who does are overwhelming. Yep, it'
This looks promising
If you've been digging Hyundai's energetic new look lately, you'll be glad to know the Korean carmaker doesn't seem like it plans to ditch its newfound passion for edgy designs anytime soon. The brand has just revealed a
Still fun
This is the Mini Electric, if you're buying one in Britain, where this car is built. If you're hailing from anywhere else in the world, then confusingly, this is the Mini Cooper SE. And wherever you buy it, you still
Whoa
The Toyota GR Yaris, with its 1.6-liter turbo capable of 268hp and 370Nm, is one impressive hot hatch. We want it here. The thing is, Toyota has just released the fuel-economy figures for the hybrid version, and now we
We hope the hatch version finally makes its way to PH, too
In addition to the official launch of two Forester models at the 2020 Singapore Motor Show, Subaru also had something else up its sleeve: the refreshed Impreza.The latest Impreza's front fascia has a new look, with its front grille and
That face looks familiar
Mitsubishi has finally given us an official peek at the 2020 Mirage hatchback and sedan, and we have to say its face looks very familiar.The Japanese car manufacturer has just released a teaser image of its popular subcompact offering online, showing
Mk8 model gets high-tech interior and mild-hybrid setup
The ID. 3 hasn't taken over just yet-the Golf is still, and will probably remain for years to come, the ubiquitous Volkswagen. Still the answer we'll give pretty much anyone when they ask us what new car they ought
It’s a new hybrid era indeed
It's been a while since the current-generation Toyota Yaris first hit the Philippine market. It did receive a refresh a couple of years back, but it still felt as if a major rework was a bit overdue. Thankfully, the Japanese
Excited for its debut?
The hype continues to build. Honda has just given the world a sneak peek at the next-generation Fit, known in our market as the Jazz, ahead of the vehicle's global debut at the 2019 Tokyo Motor Show.In line with
We miss this car
A new Volkswagen Golf. That's pretty big news, even in this world where the ID.3 is looking to take over from its fossil-fuelled brother as the answer to all 'what car should I buy' quandaries.You already know, of
With a quirky adjustable spoiler to boot
In case you hadn't heard, 2019 marks the 70th birthday of Abarth. And for a company that has transformed the Fiat 500 into a multitude of special editions in the past few years, there was only one way to celebrate.Welcome
It packs a 350hp turbo engine
The Mazda 3 is a very, very good-looking hatchback. We're big fans of it here at Top Gear, and Mazda North America's latest announcement hasn't helped our obsession.Yep, feast your eyes on the above. It's a
When will this arrive in PH?
Model refresh, facelift, mid-life update. Whatever you want to call it, the Mazda 2 has just undergone it.Handsome thing, though, isn't it? The most obvious change to the baby supermini appears at the front, where Mazda's KODO design
What does Honda's smallest offering have to offer?
When we first met the all-new Honda Brio at its launch, it looked like an A-segment offering that ticked all the right boxes.Its exterior is arguably the most attractive in its segment thanks to more mature design cues similar
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