Articles about Subcompact Crossover

We drive the Polo-based crossover for the first time
Sure is. Among little crossovers, this is one of the more SUV-ish to look at. The silhouette brings advantages: It's a seriously roomy contender, and it has more presence than its actual parking-friendly dimensions suggest.Well, it looks like
Also known as the Creta
This is the all-new Hyundai ix25, aka the Creta. Or is it a different version of the recently unveiled Venue? We're not entirely sure what to make of it.It was launched at Auto Shanghai 2019, and if we're
We want this here
Most Filipino motorists have a pretty clear idea of what an ideal city car is. Let's break it down: For our claustrophobic streets and parking spaces you'll need a compact size, for our bumpy and flood-prone conditions you'll
The company’s offerings look better than ever
You've got to give credit where it's due: SsangYong's designs have come a long way since Rextons and Rodiuses of yesteryear. We'd go as far as to say that the all-new Korando-currently on display at the
Just in time for summer
It's only fitting that Nissan has chosen the Kicks-one of the Japanese carmaker's South American crossover offerings-as the foundation for its latest concept, the Kicks Surf.The vehicle's home region, after all, is home to some of
Fancy a near-300bhp subcompact crossover? Here you go
The VW Group doesn't tend to keep a profit-swelling idea exclusive. Take the brainwave of smallish, quick SUVs, kickstarted with the likes of the Audi RS Q3. Within a matter of months, we've had the not-a-Seat Cupra
It's still an underrated subcompact crossover
We're no strangers to the Honda HR-V. The subcompact crossover has been in our market for nearly four years, and in that time we've driven it more than a handful of times. Even with the facelift that
These kicks, Lexus says, have been created by a fashion designer
Tires have inspired many shoes. But we're not sure a shoe has ever inspired a tire. Until now, anyway.What you're looking at here is a completely ordinary Lexus UX crossover, except for the fact that it's wearing a
It grew in all the right ways
Despite having the lowest digit in the X-Series, the X1 cannot lay claim to being the smallest crossover in BMW's lineup. That distinction goes to the new X2, which is a hair wider but shorter and lower than the X1.
A quirky Korean crossover
In August 2018, SsangYong Berjaya Motor Philippines-the Korean brand's official local distributor-brought in the refreshed Tivoli. The changes were meant to provide the subcompact crossover with a sportier look and a more premium interior vibe.Good news, then, as
The crossover is expanding its range
The Ford EcoSport's 1.5-liter engine can now be had in a top-of-the-line EcoSport package.Ford Philippines has announced that the subcompact crossover is now available in a new 1.5L Titanium AT variant. When the car
A subcompact-crossover shootout
The crossover craze seems to be going strong well into 2019. In this fight, we have two relative newcomers to the market: The facelifted Ford EcoSport, which is the refreshed version of the American brand's Philippine bestseller, and the Hyundai Kona,
In the past, it was neither ‘Eco’ nor ‘Sport’
There's no denying the sales success Ford Philippines has achieved with its EcoSport subcompact crossover. But one of the gripes with the previous-generation was that it felt underpowered on the highway. So when the replacement arrived, one inevitable question is
We want this
When the all-new Honda Civic came out a few years ago, its i-VTEC Turbo engine caused a pretty big stir, and rightly so. It was no Type R, but it could elicit real excitement behind the wheel. Now, the HR-
The crossover’s sleekest iteration yet
The Kia Soul, with its plasticky front end and funky design elements, is a visual oddity-albeit one we can get behind. It's a Korean-made package of space and practicality topped off by quirky styling. But now? We're not
There’s a unit for sale
Subcompact crossovers aren't typically cars that carry a large asking price. Usually, those that cost a premium are from high-end brands, such as the BMW X2 and the Lexus UX. For the most part, cars in this segment are relatively
As sleek as crossovers come
The subcompact crossover is a segment usually associated with affordability and mass-market appeal. As such, those looking to buy one are going to have a relatively more difficult time standing out.Of course, as with most cars, not all crossovers are
Our (partial) first glimpse
If you were wondering why Kia didn't have a booth at the recent Philippine International Motor Show last month, this is because the Korean brand is in between owners right now. Kia's majority ownership is in the process of being
Watch our review to find out
The old Ford EcoSport proved a bestseller for the American carmaker. Just take a look around a busy street and count how many subcompact crossovers with blue badges you come across. It made sense: It was affordable and spacious, but also compact
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