Articles about Subcompact Car

A few more angles of the car you'll eventually see on every street corner
It's not bare at all
By now you've heard that the all-new Toyota Vios has been launched, and chances are you've already seen the prices and variants.About that last bit, one of the big talking points surrounding the subcompact sedan's release is
Proudly made in the Philippines
The 2018 Toyota Vios was presented during a roll-out ceremony at the Toyota Special Economic Zone in Sta Rosa, Laguna today. Nearly the entire 3,000-strong Toyota Motor Philippines workforce was in attendance to celebrate the event, and for good
After months of speculation, something official has finally come out of Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) regarding the all-new Vios subcompact sedan.Below you'll find the official prices, specs and variants of soon to be locally-available Vios units, provided
Delivery starts in two weeks
We first saw the all-new Suzuki Swift last March during the Bangkok International Motor Show. We were very impressed that we took tons of photos of the subcompact hatchback for you guys. We wondered: Would it be similar to what we'
Sub-P1 million rides that parents will love
Parenthood is one of those pivotal 'adulting' milestones that comes with a lot of baggage. Literal baggage. Diapers, clothes, cleaning supplies, toys and strollers take up a lot of in-car real estate. With new laws mandating the use of car seats
And by fun, it means MT variant
Hello, sir Botchi! I am currently planning to surprise my parents on their wedding anniversary this year by buying them a new subcompact car. Last year, they sold their 2007 Honda City 1.5 VTEC MT for a brand-new Nissan Navara
The GTI variant packs almost 200hp
Volkswagen has finally unveiled the all-new Polo in Germany, and just in time to challenge one of its archrivals, the all-new Fiesta.The Polo now rides on the brand's modular MQB platform. It's longer, wider and boasts of
The sketches look promising
Be still your beating hearts: Kia will unveil the all-new, fourth-generation Rio at next month's Paris Motor Show.We have no concrete information, other than the renders you see above. But you will see that it takes the clean,
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Hi, Top Gear Philippines. I hope all is well. I am planning to buy a new car, and I am eyeing either the Toyota Yaris or the Honda City. Can you please help me choose?Cathrine Pacada Hi, Cathrine. Thank you for
As well as a new range-topper
Nissan Philippines today launched the refreshed Almera and its two new variants--one placed above the previous top-of-the-line edition, and another aimed at those looking for the best value for money in the competitive subcompact segment.The new range-
What could it possibly be?
Suzuki Philippines hosted a thanksgiving party for the media today, and its general manager for automobiles, Shuzo Hoshikura, shared that his company had sold 6,000 cars as of the end of November and that the target for next year is 7,
Australian market gets 1st dibs
Mazda has begun production of the all-new 2 subcompact hatchback at its Auto Alliance Thailand (AAT) plant in Rayong.According to the Japanese carmaker, the Mazda 2 units that are currently being assembled are destined for the Australian market. The plant
It's an ego-booster
When Ford introduced the new family look on the Fiesta, it was kind of disappointing that it didn't gain any speed to go with the racy nose. In fact, it lost a little of the pep that went with the
We test it in Chiang Mai, Thailand
There\'s no replacement for displacement, some enthusiasts say. But that\'s not always the case anymore. Car manufacturers like Ford are leaning more and more toward smaller-displacement engines combined with turbocharging, direct fuel injection and variable valve timing, not just
Could this be the next Rio?
Kia is teasing us with what its next-generation subcompact car might look like. Here is a not-so-detailed image of the concept car that the Korean carmaker will reveal at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show in September.Described by Kia
Complementing the brand\'s network expansion in PH
The Chevrolet Sonic achieved a 169% sales growth from January to May 2013, according to The Covenant Car Company Inc. (TCCCI), aka Chevrolet Philippines. The company has also revealed that demand for the American carmaker\'s products has been increasing, and more
The game remains the same
The new Honda City's tagline, "Forever Change the Rules," is kind of ironic, considering this is merely a facelift. Then again, the GD-platform City really did change the rules of the game back in 2002, setting a standard for
Available with automatic transmission and paddle shifters
Honda Cars Philippines (HCPI) aims to raise the bar in the subcompact segment by introducing new variants of the City: the 1.5 EL and the 1.5 ENC with automatic transmission and paddle shifters. These new variants also sport 16-inch
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Hi, sir Botchi. I read your February 15, 2012, column enlightening a reader on which fuel-efficient car to get. We share similar requirements, but our only difference is budget. From my understanding, there is a big disparity between the prices of
Including sedan, hatchback and crossover
The Brazilian automotive market has so much potential that even Korean carmaker Hyundai is creating vehicles specifically designed for the South American country. As you read this, the company has just introduced a trio of subcompact models based on the same platform:
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