Articles about Secondhand Cars

Super convenient
I was in the market for a secondhand ride for the family, and I was lucky enough to find a good deal. After agreeing on a price and shaking hands, it was time to do the paperwork to transfer the name on
That's pretty steep
Fancy owning a pristine Honda Civic SiR equipped with Mugen accessories? If yes, you'll be happy to know that there's one such example floating around, for sale, on social media.Asking yourself why, considering the vehicle's immense popularity,
A look at Filipinos’ buying habits
This year, many car and motorcycle buyers had to take the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) Law into consideration one way or another, whether it was with the higher price tags of vehicles or the adjustment to their income taxes.
Do you agree with this study?
What are some of the top things you consider when buying a brand-new vehicle? Engine performance is one of them, no doubt. The same goes for factors like fuel economy, convenience features, safety, and ride quality.These are all-important qualities
Are these units bargain finds?
In the world of auto loans, the bank giveth and the bank taketh away: If you can't pay for a car, best put that dream on hold until you have the means to actually afford a set of wheels. Otherwise repossession
Should he go secondhand?
Hi Top Gear Philippines!My dad wants to buy a new SUV. The options are a brand-new Mitsubishi Pajero or a low-mileage 2017 Nissan Patrol Safari diesel variant. Their prices are most likely the same.AnonymousHello!It is tough choosing
His unit is practically a one-off
The McLaren P1 has long ceased production, but if there's anybody out there who wants to own one, you're in luck-2009 Formula 1 champion Jenson Button is selling his unit via UK-based reseller Steve Hurn Cars.
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
It has quite the reputation
The Toyota Hilux is a truck that needs no introduction. This is the car that kicked Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi out of Chad in the infamous 1987 "Toyota War," a feat that cemented its reputation as the AK-47 of pickup trucks.
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
Brand-new isn't always the way to go
Here's something any experienced car owner-especially ones familiar with the secondhand scene-will tell you: Brand-new vehicles aren't necessarily the best options out there.How so? Two of the biggest factors to consider when purchasing a ride are
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