Articles about Multipurpose Vehicle

To attract midsize SUV buyers
We didn't see this move coming. Honda Cars Philippines has just announced a more affordable variant of its Odyssey MPV with an additional seat. It's called the Odyssey EX, and it gets new front and rear bumper designs, a new
Only available until March 31st
The Honda Mobilio, despite its relatively young age in our market, has proven to be a pretty nifty vehicle. Ample space, adequate power and a seven-passenger capacity make it a handy companion in an urban environment. And now, Honda Cars Philippines
Still the MPV to beat
The most simple and difficult question we are asked as motoring journalists is: What's a good car? A reply to this query can take an hour, as we discuss the possibilities, the options, the needs and the taste of the buyer.
New MPV has 10 variants to choose from
What do you want to read first: the good news or the bad news? Well, we'll choose for you. The bad news is that the all-new Toyota Innova, the number one MPV in the Philippines, has increased in pricing. The
You know what this means
Earlier this month, Toyota unveiled the second-generation Innova. The hot-selling multipurpose vehicle now boasts a more premium feel, with equally upscale features and a design that seems more crossover than MPV.After barely two weeks of waiting, the Japanese car
And we like what we see
Back in 2004, Japanese carmaker Toyota introduced a brilliant way of designing and manufacturing its commercial vehicles (read: SUV, pickup and MPV), employing a single platform called IMV (Innovative International Multipurpose Vehicle), upon which three different models would be based. Those three
A niche product without a true rival
The Kia Soul is a bit of an odd duck. Not quite an MPV, with just five seats, and not quite a crossover, with its sedan-like ground clearance. Instead, it occupies a niche filled with other peculiar vehicles like the Nissan
For those who value space over refinement
If you're a child of the '90s, you may be familiar with the "Mom Mobile." I am quite familiar with it, because it was part of the slogan my dad created for the Mitsubishi Space Wagon ad campaign. Naturally, we bought
It's now available in our market
It didn't take long for the refreshed Toyota Avanza to make its debut in the Philippines after its unveiling at the Gaikindo Indonesia International Auto Show. Unlike its grand launch in our neighboring Southeast Asian country, the compact MPV's Philippine
And here's how much it costs
We first encountered the refreshed Toyota Avanza in Indonesia, and now it's here. Toyota Motor Philippines introduced its face-lifted compact MPV to the press last night. First launched in 2006, the Avanza has sold in excess of 50,000 units
Check out that big front grille
As you know, we flew to Jakarta last week to cover the Indonesia International Motor Show. Running parallel with the IIMS is another motoring event, the Gaikindo Indonesia International Auto Show--kind of like the dichotomy between our very own Manila International
How about a 1.5-liter VTEC turbo?
The Honda Mobilio is the latest model to take center stage at the Japanese carmaker's showrooms. And why wouldn't it? For less than a million pesos, you've got a handsome, seven-seater MPV that is well built and offers
Did you order a unit?
The all-new Honda Odyssey was launched only in March this year to replace the US-made version that had been sold locally for three years since 2012. Well, Honda Cars Philippines apparently was not prepared for the motoring public's demand
Do you think it's a reasonable figure?
Honda Cars Philippines launched the all-new Mobilio two weeks ago, a year after it had gone on sale in the ASEAN region to go against the likes of the Chevrolet Spin, the Nissan Grand Livina, the Suzuki Ertiga and the Toyota
This could be your lucky day
You've seen the new Honda Mobilio inside and out, you know its features, and you know how much it costs. Once your mind is made up, all that's left is finding out how to afford one. If you're feeling
by Topgear
Meet the Shuttle MPV
It's no secret that many folks find the Honda Jazz pretty amazing. In fact, several of our editors have had or currently own this cool little subcompact hatch. While it looks just like a tidy hatchback from the outside, the space
What's your favorite part?
We should have brought a bicycle or a balikbayan box to give you an Inside Job report on how much cargo the Honda Mobilio can carry. But since all we brought to the car launch were ourselves, it's better to just
Looks like a bestseller to us
More than one and a half years since it gave us a glimpse of its affordable MPV, Honda finally released the Mobilio in our market. Honda Cars Philippines calls the Mobilio an MUV, or multipurpose utility vehicle, a slight play on its
Because we can
Honda's Brio/Brio Amaze twins may not be selling like hotcakes, but it looks like the Japanese carmaker has a serious MPV contender based on them. The new model is the seven-seater Mobilio. By now, you're probably aware of
Check out the official price list
If you are sharp and have been paying attention to our hints the past couple of months, you may have gotten the clue that Honda Cars Philippines is launching the Mobilio subcompact MPV. The Brio-based model is actually our cover car
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