Will it arrive here soon?
With the recent launch of the all-new Toyota Camry in the Philippines, is Honda about to launch its equivalent midsize sedan as well? If the all-new Accord's recent reveal in Thailand is any indication, then the answer might be
It gets down to business
The ninth-generation Accord is now seeing the twilight of its days, but until Honda Cars Philippines brings in the replacement, we have the pleasure of enjoying the current offering. And enjoy it I certainly did, for a good three weeks. It
The 2.0-liter turbo has a 10-speed gearbox
The all-new Honda Accord has been unveiled. The Japanese carmaker revealed the 10th-generation midsize sedan in Detroit, in what it calls a 'redefining' moment for one of the best-selling cars in the US.With its new look, Honda turned
The executive's choice
During one of those family lunches, I was seated next to one of my cousins. "What are you driving now?" I asked."An Accord," he replied. "Because you recommended it."I had forgotten that I did, but I was flattered nonetheless. In
Including LaneWatch technology
Honda Cars Philippines has announced that the refreshed Accord is now available in the Philippines. The Japanese carmaker's executive sedan now sports a sportier and more premium look, as well as additional interior and convenience features to go along with the
Still a solid choice in the midsize segment
Testing cars over the holiday break can be a fascinating task because of the varied traffic conditions. You have the crushing gridlock as the days lead up to Christmas. There's the slight ease in congestion as people go out of town,
Old Accords, Civics and Pilots
Airbags--they're all that's keeping your face from being planted into your steering wheel or dashboard in the event of a collision. That said, last year's slew of airbag-related malfunctions and recalls shook the entire auto industry. And
Revised and equipped with cool toys
Since its introduction in 1976, the Honda Accord has been steadily moving up in terms of size and features. Starting life out as a compact hatch (can you imagine?), the Accord has evolved into a midsize sedan. It has even spawned coupe
These are challenging times
Last week, I had the grand experience of sitting in the car for 2.5 hours to get from the Market! Market! area in Taguig, to Valle Verde in Pasig--a distance of less than 5km. The Christmas Carmageddon had officially begun,
Long live the King
The Honda Accord has always been a fantastic car, winning accolades all throughout its history. But like an aging rock star, it has gotten soft over the decades.The previous Accord was arguably the best in its class, but also undoubtedly the
The New York Times explains
According to an article in The New York Times--"Here's why stealing cars went out of fashion"--car theft is fast declining in the United States, particulary in New York."Auto theft isn't much of a problem anymore in New
Find out if your car is among the 1,760 affected units
Honda Cars Philippines has announced the voluntary safety recall of select units of the Jazz, the City, the Civic and the Accord sold in the country because of the front-passenger airbag's faulty inflation device.Covering 1,760 units in the
Practicality, reliability and quality
The Honda Accord has been one of the best-selling cars in the US because it ticks three of the most important boxes: practicality, reliability and quality. That nameplate has a particularly solid reputation.Since it arrived in our market 20 years
Official merchandise from distributor
Now that the all-new, ninth-generation Accord has been launched in our market by Honda Cars Philippines, eventual owners will soon look for ways to make their unit stand out from the rest. Good thing the distributor has anticipated this, making
Two variants to choose from
The first model available in the Philippines equipped with Honda's "Earth Dreams Technology"--the ninth-generation Honda Accord--has been launched and is now sold in two variants: the 2.4 S priced at P1,720,000, and the 3.5
Concept cars and planned production models
Honda Motor Company has revealed the product lineup it will display at the Tokyo Motor Show later this month. Since TopGear.com.ph is mostly about cars, we\'ll skip the motorcycles and other machinery--like a robotic lawn mower--that will
The allegories of cars in the latest Erik Matti film
Beneath the amazing story and direction of the movie On The Job lie interesting allegories about cars. In the movie, Piolo Pascual plays a young NBI agent who drives a sixth-generation Honda Accord (1997-2002 era) at the start of the
Now with added discounts and lower down payments
Originally scheduled to end on December 31, 2012, the "Honda Financing Options" program has been extended by Honda Cars Philippines to January 31, 2013.The extension means more than just stretching the program by another month. More banks have joined the program,
Take note, midsize-sedan shoppers
Last month, we thought that Honda Cars Philippines Inc. (HCPI) might be bringing in the all-new Accord soon as it was offering the current model of the midsize sedan with attractive financing packages to go on top of its Honda Financing
Does this mean the all-new model is coming soon?
On top of its ongoing 'Honda Financing Option' promo with UnionBank, Honda Cars Philippines Inc. (HCPI) is also offering big savings and attractive financing options for buyers of the Accord this month.According to HCPI, Accord buyers can choose from either a
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