Another stylish crossover from China
Here we have another contender to the very popular and constantly growing subcompact crossover market. The CS35 Plus is Changan's answer to the varied offerings being peddled by the Koreans and other Chinese brands. But straight off, let's address the
Something for the zoomers
This bright and cheerful thing is the new Volkswagen T-Cross, fresh off its recent launch. This is the German brand's subcompact-crossover offering. It seems that the folks at AC Motors have a thing for colorful SUVs-one of its
To be launched next month
In March 2020, Volkswagen Philippines confirmed that it would be introducing the T-Cross in the local market. If this is a release you've been keeping an eye on, you'll be happy to know that we finally have a launch
Two more VWs will also be on their way after this launch
Volkswagen Philippines teased the launch of a new subcompact SUV last month, and our initial guess was it's the T-Cross that's on its way here. Well, we finally have confirmation.In a recent roundtable discussion, company president Felipe Estrella
These additional seats also come with a new reversing camera
Guess what? Our speculations were right. Updated Rush variants were, in fact, on their way, and now Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) has made the official announcement.In case you missed it, the updates that we said the Rush was set to receive
The changes are expected to result in a P15,000 price bump for the two variants
Another month, another update from Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP). This time around, we're told that it's the Rush that'll see some changes. These aren't as big as and the Hilux and Fortuner's facelifts or even the Land
Set to go on sale in the US in 2021
Volkswagen has just unveiled its new small SUV for the American market, the Taos. With this one, VW takes things down a notch-specifically in terms of size-and takes aim at entry-level consumers.The Taos is no doubt a stylish
Would you pick it over the Honda BR-V or the Toyota Rush?
In case you haven't noticed, the car industry has been raining deals and promos on the public, no doubt enticing everyone to purchase a car to safely ferry them around town. And if you are really in the market for a
Does this new seven-seat SUV have what it takes to succeed in our market?
The S-Presso isn't the only new nameplate to come from Suzuki Philippines these past few months. There's also the XL7, which is another promising offering from the Japanese carmaker that's poised to take on the likes of the
It has the makings of a real winner
The formula for success in the local automotive landscape has remained simple over the last few decades: You need a decent mix of practicality and affordability, because that's what Filipino car buyers consistently look for. The various vehicles that have topped
Which of these two newcomers would you go with?
In just the first quarter of 2020, the subcompact-SUV segment of the local market welcomed two new additions: the Suzuki XL7 and the Mitsubishi Xpander Cross.While the Xpander Cross is merely a new variant-albeit a beefed-up version-of
It's a mixed bag
Don't be fooled by the outside: This looks like the ordinary MG ZS, but it's actually full-electric. And for a fully-electric crossover, it also goes with an amazingly low price.There are disadvantages in this approach. The ZS
For those who thought the ‘standard’ one was too tame
Tough, practical, and ready to take on Metro Manila's pockmarked roads-these are traits that Mitsubishi Motors Philippines (MMPC) would have you believe come with the Xpander Cross's package. Well, we've seen it in the metal and are happy
The MPV to beat
It's exceedingly hot under the noonday sun, out here surrounded by towering stacks of shipping containers at Mitsubishi Motors PH's new stockyard. In the six years since the Japanese automaker moved into its new South Luzon production facility, it has
We’ve been told that only one variant will be available once it’s launched
It's no secret by now that the Mitsubishi Xpander Cross will be launched here in the Philippines.Back in November-just a day before the SUV was launched in Indonesia-we received confirmation from Mitsubishi Motors Philippines (MMPC) president Mutsuhiro Oshikiri
This will take on the likes of the Toyota Rush and the Honda BR-V
If you've been looking forward to the Suzuki XL7's local arrival, we have some good news for you: The Japanese car manufacturer has already revealed the price of its brand-new subcompact SUV, which is set to take on the
Are these heading to dealerships as we speak?
It's almost March 2020. Do you know what that means? If you've been following the news, then you're aware it's the month Suzuki Philippines will be bringing in the XL7 subcompact SUV and S-Presso mini SUV.While
It will debut at the 2020 Geneva International Motor Show
Toyota already hinted back in January that it will unveil a new Yaris-based subcompact crossover. It didn't provide any details then, other than the fact that the car will only be available in the European market.Now, the Japanese carmaker
Some things go beyond the need to impress
I'm basking in the afternoon sun on a private beachfront property in Batangas, sipping copious amounts of beer well before 5pm, sharing laughs with friends from high school, some of whom I haven't seen in years. It's a reunion
“Now less of an eyeful to more people, and more spacious for those aboard”
Not fugly, is it? The squinty LED running lights and the upside-your-head headlights will still clash with some village green sensibilities, but in the metal-and there's a fair bit more metal this time around-the new Juke looks
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