Articles about Secondhand Car

Looking for an off-road rig with all the comforts?
Suzuki isn't the biggest or most successful automaker in the world, but in certain niches, it has an enviable reputation and presence. While its sales in recent decades have been buoyed by the strong demand for microcars in India (where its
More City than Accord?
The Honda Civic, once an enthusiast favorite, seems to have lost its way. After the conservative ES Civic of the early 2000s, the FD of 2006 seemed a return to form, with tight handling, revvy engines, and even a sporty 2.0-
It still looks fantastic
Introduced in 2012, the fourth-generation CR-V followed the "if it ain't broke, don't fix it" philosophy, retaining its predecessor's mechanical package and body, albeit with a roofline lowered for better aerodynamics. Front-wheel-drive variants with the
But why would anyone let this go?
The MX-5 Miata started with a simple idea: to make a fun, affordable sports car in the vein of the classic '60s British roadster, but with modern technology. The first-generation NA model was an instant hit in 1989, providing intimate
There's a gem under the hood
Here's one for the Toyota fans out there. We've spotted a 1972 TA22 Toyota Celica coupe in black for sale on Facebook, and, based on the seller's photographs, it looks like it's in pretty decent shape. However, what
A good bargain for what you get
The Kia Rio has always been rather stylish, but the brand kicked things up a notch with the Schreyer-styled third- generation car launched locally in 2012. While still retaining a taxi variant, the range was optimized for the 'lifestyle' market, with
What can I do?
What should I do if the new owner of my old car does not want to update the ownership with the Land Transportation Office (LTO)? Can I sue them?Anonymous Yes. You can either file an action for specific performance to compel
Do you remember this?
It's been a while since we've come across this old-school oddity, but once upon a time, the Volkswagen 'Sakbayan' was a relatively common sight on Philippine roads. In fact, the VW Country Buggy--as it's known outside our
The ‘affordable’ Korean sports car
In 2009, the Genesis Coupe entered a Philippine market starved of affordable rear-wheel-drive sports cars, the last being the Nissan Silvia, which entered in tiny numbers a decade earlier. The Hyundai was a surprise hit. And within a few short
An SUV for the (middle class) masses
As part of the 'Innovative International Multi-purpose Vehicle' triumvirate alongside the Innova and the Hilux, the Fortuner was the first truly 21st century ladder frame SUV in its class. Over the years, it has ruled the sales charts thanks to a
Interested?
Is your condo parking slot too tight? Are you tired of driving to and from work in a humdrum Japanese compact sedan on a daily basis? If the answer to all of these questions is yes, then boy do we have a
"Sorry sold na"
Regret is a common feeling that no one enjoys. There's that type of regret you feel after devouring three cups of rice. Or that sinking feeling you experience when the cashier hands over your credit card with the item you were
Take a guess
Last year, the local auto industry was clouded by uncertainty and intrigue--but don't even think for a minute that this deterred shoppers from buying new cars. In fact, car shoppers were spurred on by the higher prices in 2018, and
Avoid getting sued
Selling your own ride is always such sweet sorrow. On the one hand, you were finally able to sell your car, and that means there's an influx of what could be money for your next ride. On the other hand, it
Write these down
Buying a secondhand car is a tricky proposition. A lot of finding the right ride boils down to listening what the previous owner has to say and taking their word for it. Unless you strip it apart, it's really difficult to
The perfect sales pitch
If you're viewing this on a mobile device and can't see the video, please click here.Having trouble selling your used ride? Considering the amount of second-hand cars going on sale these days, it's understandable. Maybe it's
You will encounter the gamut of human nature
In the old days, selling your car involved posting a classified ad in the newspaper. With the dawn of the Internet, however, the process was streamlined by sites like OLX. Here, sellers could very easily upload photos of their ride, and buyers
For those who can't afford a new unit
Our art director Raynand Olarte recently shared the things he'd learned from owning a new car. Having been in that position, I can relate to everything he said. However, after just a few years of owning a car, I discovered another
Make it more appealing than it is
They say nothing lasts forever, and so does our time with our cars. Financial constraints, family obligations and the passage of time mean we will outlive our automobiles, painful as it sounds. Thus, we all aim to sell our beloved possessions for
Raise your hand if you have a rustbucket
Whether through financial necessity or overwhelming passion, Filipinos have a tendency to keep cars on the road long past their "best by" date. Whether your oldie is a rustbucket or a well-kept classic, however, we're sure you can relate to
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