Articles about Subcompact Crossover

Which of these two seven-seat Suzukis do you think is the better deal?
It's time for yet another comparo, people. Today, we've handpicked two seven-seaters to go against each other, but this time around, we stray from the usual spec-sheet brawl to go back to our cross-segment comparo.With this
It almost feels like a steal
First things first-we've already driven the Stonic. Granted, we've already tried out the Seltos before as well, but this is the first time we're driving the base LX variant. Besides, the Seltos was just launched in November 2019,
This model is making waves
If you're still going out during the pandemic, you've probably noticed that there are quite a few Geely Coolrays plying Metro Manila's streets these days. This isn't by coincidence, as the subcompact crossover is one of the hottest
Think of it as an i30N on stilts
Did you know today-April 27-is Hyundai N Day? Comes around quicker every year. Hopefully, your tree is up and the carols are on.We'd forgive you if you forgot to send cards, though, because it's the first N
We can see this finding success locally, too
Remember the Toyota Raize? The mini SUV was initially launched in Japan, but it managed to capture audiences here in Southeast Asia thanks to its compact form factor and rugged looks-two qualities that are important to car buyers in our region.
We’re going with slightly different segments this time
Ultimately, the decision on what car to buy comes down to price. Forget fancy features, mind-boggling performance, and segment preferences: If something's out-of-budget, it's usually out of the question-lest you end up financially handicapped for the
Subtle yet effective
Last year's Toyota Yaris Cross Gazoo Racing might have been a tad bit too much. This one, though? This one's just about right.This is the Toyota Yaris Cross Dynamic, a slightly more rugged version of the Japanese car manufacturer'
It wasn’t just about creating a stylish crossover
The design of the Honda HR-V has drastically evolved over the decades. The first-gen model had this boxy, awkward look to it, while the second-gen model-the one we currently have in our market-has this sporty, modern styling.
GAC’s contender in the subcompact-crossover class is going for gold
When discussing the GS3's NCAP crash-safety results with a friend, he remarked that getting five stars is easy when you use a chassis from an established manufacturer. Fair point. But while GAC's Cross-Modular Platform Architecture (CMPA) was licensed
What squinty eyes you have
Welcome, budding crossover buyers, to the 754,316th entrant (approximately) into the market: the Hyundai Bayon.We'll get straight into business: It's roughly the size of a Nissan Juke, which it quite possible out-bolds in the design department. Hyundai
A bout between two Japanese AWD crossovers
Over the years, the local automotive industry has become increasingly stacked with value-for-money compact crossovers, and the arrival of these budget SUVs is a trend we can safely assume won't be dying down anytime soon.Frankly, however, the segment
When will we see this in the PH?
If Honda Cars Philippines has plans on bringing this in, then the local crossover scene is about to get a lot more interesting.Honda has finally pulled the covers off of the all-new HR-V (unveiled as the Vezel in Japan),
An ideal starter car?
When the Kia Stonic was introduced to the Philippine market in late 2020, it struck me as a vehicle that could potentially punch above its weight class. After all, its looks and feature package were on point, and it was well within
Still a relatively safe crossover
As with all new vehicles arriving in the ASEAN market, the newly launched Nissan Magnite has undergone testing through the New Car Assessment Program for Southeast Asian Countries (ASEAN NCAP). How did it fare, then?Well, the ASEAN NCAP gave the new
Here’s a preview
You know how we sometimes gripe that dark, shadow-filled teaser images are barely anything to go by? Well, Honda just released a preview of the upcoming all-new HR-V and it's too well-lit.Again, it isn't much.
How much lifestyle is too much lifestyle for a lifestyle SUV like the T-Roc Cabriolet?
The borough of Elmbridge, Surrey. That's who to blame for this situation. No, not the fact that I'm currently parked in a pool of brown water, or that the back seats look like a T-Rex has sneezed chocolate milkshake
She’s given it a name, too
In October 2020, Rabiya Mateo took home the 2020 Miss Universe Philippines crown, as well as a new apartment and brand-new crossover from MG Philippines as prizes for her win. Well, she's finally taken delivery of the latter, and she'
We wonder when the refresh will arrive
MG is starting 2021 on the right foot. The brand's subcompact crossover, the ZS, recently underwent ASEAN New Car Assessment Program (NCAP) crash tests, driving away with a five-star safety rating.The vehicle finished with 32.27 points for adult
Based on our Buyers’ Guide
The local car market took a pretty massive hit in 2020 on account of COVID-19. According to data collected by the ASEAN Automotive Federation, the Philippines was the second-worst performing region in terms of car sales from January to October
Could it be arriving in the Philippines, too?
Have you been waiting for the Nissan Magnite to finally land in the ASEAN market, too? Well, it appears our speculations from a week ago were right, as Nissan has now officially launched the new subcompact crossover in Indonesia.Now, we've
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