Articles about Subcompact Crossover

Here are some of the specs of the two variants
Ahead of the local launch of the Volkswagen Tharu on September 29, Volkswagen Philippines has released the variants and 'indicative pricing' of its upcoming small crossover. Check them out below:Both variants get the same engine: a 1.5-liter turbocharged gasoline
The subcompact crossover is selling incredibly fast
We often want the cars that we don't have-that's just the way it is. We long for the models missing in our market, especially the ones that we know would look right at home on Philippine roads. Remember the
Here’s what we know so far
We wrote last month that the Volkswagen Tharu could be headed for our market based on a teaser released by Volkswagen Philippines. Well, we can now confirm that the model will be sold locally: The first batch of Tharu units has arrived
Adding some spice to the subcompact seven-seater
What are some words that come to mind when someone says Toyota Veloz? Surely, adjectives such as practical, sensible, and reliable would pretty accurate for the subcompact seven-seater. But given that it's the kind of car that puts family first, '
Here’s how the model is spec’d in Indonesia
In June, Kia Philippines mentioned that it will be bringing in four new models in the coming months: one electric vehicle, one hybrid, and a pair of combustion-engined vehicles. We guessed then that the Kia Carens, which was first launched in
Thanks to advanced safety features
One of the main questions new car brands face these days is the matter of safety. This is especially true for Chinese brands because there are so many just this past year.To highlight the safety of its products, GWM Philippinest recently
Which non-hybrid should you choose?
The Yaris Cross fits in the tight gap between the smaller Raize and the larger Corolla Cross. It's unavoidable that there will be an overlap between the different models.Last time, we compared the base Yaris Cross to the top-spec
A bargain?
There's been a lot of buzz surrounding the Mitsubishi XForce. It's perfectly understandable, too, as more and more car shoppers are looking at budget crossovers for a family car. In recent years, the market has exploded with such options, so
A beefed-up version of Hyundai’s MPV
In a packed hall at the 2023 Gaikindo Indonesia Motor Show, Hyundai has unveiled its newest weapon for MPV domination. The Stargazer X, a new variant of the MPV that won our last Big Test, is here. Well, in Indonesia at least.
The Coolray’s smaller sibling is finally here
Earlier this year at the Manila International Auto Show, Geely gave us a glimpse of its upcoming subcompact crossover, the GX3 Pro. Over the past week or so, the carmaker has continued to tease this new offering, and now the new model
Full launch on August 10
We're just a few days away from Mitsubishi fomally premiering its B-segment crossover. It's set to be launched on August 10, 2023, and we'll finally know its name by then, too. However, a report from Indonesia claims a
Filling the gap
The folks from Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) are probably barely getting any rest this year. Right after launching the Zenix, it quickly followed it up with the debut of the all-new Wigo. Less than a month after that, we're here
This is arguably Toyota’s most important launch of the year
Toyota was the first carmaker to roll out a mass-market hybrid electric vehicle with the launch of the Prius way, way back in 1997. In the past two decades since, it's proven that it's one of the authorities in
Deal or no deal?
By the time you read this, we're just a few days away from the Geely GX3 Pro launch in the Philippines. First previewed during the 2023 Manila International Auto Show, the mini crossover will soon be available to customers by August
Mitsubishi subcompact crossover preview
It's a busy time for Mitsubishi this 2023. Fresh from the world premiere of the sixth-generation Strada, the Japanese automaker is getting ready to launch yet another new model. In case you missed it, that would be the production version
Can it beat its more mainstream rivals?
As Hyundai shies away from its formerly utilitarian model mix in the Philippines and pushes upmarket, it is vehicles like the Stargazer-an entry-level seven-seat MPV-that need to bridge the gap in order to boost sales volume. With its
Would you like to see this land in our market?
Oh look, it's only a refreshed version of the Volkswagen T-Cross. Don't get too excited, as customers in the UK will have to wait until at least March 2024 to take delivery of this updated SUV and you know
GAC’s answer to the Toyota Raize and Honda HR-V
As you may have already heard, GAC Motor Philippines has officially launched the new GS3 Emzoom. This is the Chinese carmaker's answer to popular subcompact crossovers like the Toyota Raize, Honda HR-V, Kia Stonic, and MG ZS.This new five-
A new subcompact crossover has hit the market
You've seen the Empow. You've seen the Emkoo. Now, behold: the new GS3 Emzoom. Yet another quirky nameplate added to the local GAC lineup.The GS3 Emzoom is GAC's subcompact-crossover offering, competing directly with the likes of the
It throws a few surprises at you
Peugeot's compact crossover is currently available in the Philippines with a gasoline powertrain, but it's the electric version-which the company has hinted at bringing into the market-that we're focusing on here.Even four years into its life (
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