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Toyota Motor Philippines has quietly brought in another GR-S offering
Time to see what this popular little thing can do
While Chinese-built budget crossovers are selling like halo-halo on a hot day, Toyota-which pioneered the crossover concept-doesn't have a budget crossover of its own. Thankfully, corporate partner Daihatsu just happens to have a cheap crossover Toyota can
Check out our first impressions here
Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) has just launched the new Veloz, marking the entry of yet another people-hauler in this seven-seater-crazy market of ours.The Veloz, as some of you may know, was once the top-of-the-line variant
Choose your stylish seven-seater family hauler
It looks like the three-row MPV segment is heating up. Mitsubishi recently unveiled the refreshed version of its popular Xpander, and Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) launched the all-new version of its Avanza. This time, Toyota has introduced the all-new
Another new Toyota has landed
Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) has been consistent with its launches this year. The carmaker has introduced at least one new model in each of the first four months of 2022. Now, it keeps the trend going having added yet another new model
Versus the Coolray, the ZS, and the Corolla Cross
Honda Cars Philippines has finally launched its all-new HR-V. This is the third generation of the Japanese carmaker's subcompact SUV, which now features a more premium-looking design language. In terms of exterior size, it's a smidge longer,
You’ve got the extra tech and added safety in arguably a more stylish package
When Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) launched the all-new Avanza, we reckon those of you looking for an affordable seven-seater Toyota easily pulled the trigger. What other option do you have, anyway? The Rush? Come on, let's be real here.
The subcompact-crossover segment is heating up
More than a year after Changan Motor Philippines (CMPI) relaunched its brand in our market, the company is now making the first major changes to its lineup with the introduction of the new CS35 Plus.This refresh is as big as it
It comes with two engine options
More details regarding the local introduction of the Toyota Raize have surfaced. Now, we get a proper look at what Philippine-spec units will feature.As we mentioned in an earlier story, the Raize will be available with two engine options. Units
Ready yourselves
Those of you looking for a starter car might be in luck this year, as Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) is set to make a splash in the local market with the introduction of the Raize.We've just managed to get the
And yes, it has seven seats
The versatility to seat seven passengers and decent ground height-tick these two boxes, and your vehicle at least has a shot at making it in the Philippine market. With that in mind, we think Kia Philippines should seriously consider bringing in
Filling a rare hole in the carmaker’s lineup
A carmaker as big as Toyota is not prone to having holes in its lineup. Its slate has everything from the small Wigo to the massive Land Cruiser-with more than P4 million in price difference between them. There doesn't even
Only 1,000 of these will be available locally
In the same week that MG introduced a new turbocharged ZS, a new top-of-the-line variant of one of its direct competitors has landed on our shores. Say hello to the new Geely Coolray Sport Limited.Before we get down
Is efficiency something you look for in an SUV?
Remember when the idea of driving an SUV was associated with poor fuel economy? It's been a while, hasn't it? Especially with all the smaller models coming out in the segment lately.One such vehicle is the Changan CS35 Plus
Courtesy of Indonesia yet again
At this point, Toyota should just go ahead and make a GR Sport variant for every model in its lineup. You see, it's the Rush's turn to get the GR-S treatment, and this one comes courtesy of Indonesia yet
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
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