Honda fans should be stoked
Listen up, Honda fans: The Japanese carmaker has officially revealed limited-edition variants of two of its most established nameplates here in the Philippines-the City and the Jazz.Honda Cars Philippines (HCPI) announced earlier today that the Honda City 1.5
Not all in the lineup are affected
Back in May, we reported that Honda Cars Philippines would be increasing the prices of its offerings come July 1, 2019-that's today, in case you're not fond of keeping track of dates. Well, if you check the Japanese car
What do you think?
It's been confirmed that Honda's big reveal at the 2019 Tokyo Motor Show (TMS) will be the next-generation Fit, better known as the lovable Jazz hatchback in our market. However, word on the street is this might not be
It’s definitely something to look forward to
If you're a fan of Honda's much-loved hatch, here's some good news: The fifth generation of the Jazz will be revealed later this year.Honda president and CEO Takahiro Hachigo mentioned the all-new hatchback's imminent arrival
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
Cars shape you in ways you won’t even notice
It's 3am, raining cats and dogs outside, and I'm sitting cold and soaked inside a Honda Jazz parked in the middle of an empty BGC lot. There's an 80lb fridge sitting in the rear seat, and several boxes of
It exhibits delicacy, accuracy, and precision
The Jazz, just like any other Honda (save for the 7th-gen ES Civic), has that same purity of feel and steering. It feels like your hands themselves are pulling on the wheels to turn left or right. And thanks to the
Are they really that similar?
The Honda City and Jazz are two of the most popular cars in the country, at least as far as subcompacts are concerned. One's a hatchback and the other's a sedan, but both carry the Japanese carmaker's badge and
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,
Sub-P1 million rides that parents will love
Parenthood is one of those pivotal 'adulting' milestones that comes with a lot of baggage. Literal baggage. Diapers, clothes, cleaning supplies, toys and strollers take up a lot of in-car real estate. With new laws mandating the use of car seats
And by fun, it means MT variant
Hello, sir Botchi! I am currently planning to surprise my parents on their wedding anniversary this year by buying them a new subcompact car. Last year, they sold their 2007 Honda City 1.5 VTEC MT for a brand-new Nissan Navara
Many of these are still around
Alright, so maybe the 2000s is still relatively fresh in our memories compared to the other two decades we've featured in our college cars roundups. After all, there's still a '90s NBA player or two that remain active in the
Space, comfort and improved looks
A few years ago, a Honda Cars Philippines manager told me that for every Jazz they sold, roughly three City sedans would be snapped up by customers. I get that the City is a great subcompact sedan, but the disparity still felt
It’s a pretty unique union
Living with someone who's extremely passionate about cars is quite peculiar. You might have already read about him here. One minute he's kissing you good morning, the next he's out the door to check on his ride, as if
Could number 6 be his last?
Six different cars. Most people would consider themselves blessed to have owned that many vehicles by the time they hit 50. But then again, 34-year-old art director and family man Teddy Garcia isn't 'most people'--more so when you
Get your unit checked now
Last December, Honda Cars Philippines (HCPI) issued a recall for nearly 200,000 units over a possible airbag issue. Now, it's announced another recall for a further 10,461 units for a similar problem. Safety is clearly a top priority for
Included are the City, Jazz and Civic
Honda Cars Philippines (HCPI) is urging owners of select models to bring in their vehicles to the nearest dealership for a 'voluntary safety recall.' The issue? A suspected defect in the driver side airbag's inflator.Possibly affected are the following models
New look, same athleticism
How long can a car manufacturer hold on to the design template of a successful model? Five, 10, 15 years? Maybe longer? Making its first appearance in 2001, the Honda Jazz remains loved by motorists craving for a practical everyday car that
Which nip and tuck is the best one?
Facelifts. They're meant to inject new life, or at the very least new interest, into vehicles a couple of years or so into their lifespan.There are a number of reasons cars undergo makeovers. Some models undergo facelifts as an answer
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