Articles about Subcompact Sedan

Is it now more desirable than the previous version?
Definitely an underrated option
The Nissan Almera isn't a vehicle you would normally picture as a police car. As a Grab or a daily driver? Sure. But for laying down the law? Not exactly.But why not? Frankly, exciting highway police chases aren't really
The second ‘GR’ model in the country
Yes, another. But as with all things Vios-related, the average consumer will take interest and, chances are, many will drive one home from the dealership.This is the Toyota Vios GR-S-only the 'second' Gazoo Racing car to be arrive
Which sporty subcompact sedan are you taking?
Toyota Motor Philippines boosted its Vios lineup with the introduction of the new Vios GR-S this week. Of course, we went right ahead and lined it up for a spec-sheet comparo. Its opponent? Another popular subcompact sedan from a fellow
Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are now available except in the base variant
Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) made a big reveal today with the launch of the new Vios GR-S. Along with that one, though, TMP also made another important announcement: It has made some significant changes across the Vios range.We already made
For those looking for something a bit sportier
The Vios has always been considered a reliable daily driver. But sporty? Not exactly. Now, Toyota Motor Philippines is looking to make its local subcompact-sedan lineup a little bit livelier by introducing the Vios GR-S.Launched in Malaysia late last
It has almost everything you need
It's easy to forget amid these trying and chaotic times that the world does indeed continue to chug along. There's no bigger reminder of this, at least in our line of work, than when a new car is launched in
Hot damn
It's official, people: Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) has announced that it will be launching the new Vios GR-S. After some speculation, we finally have confirmation.According to TMP's invite, the media launch will be happening on March 10, 2021.
It appears so, according to a trusted Top Gear PH source
We're all still waiting patiently for Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) to finally announce the local arrival of the GR Yaris (come on, TMP). However, it looks like the carmaker has other plans for the coming weeks.A trusted source has told
It’s a lot more fun than it sounds
If you're ranking the most sought-after rides of the '90s, the Honda Civic SiR easily has to place way up near the top. That's if it isn't number one on your list already. This vehicle was, and in
There’s also a promo for Doraemon fans
The Suzuki Dzire is small, easy to maneuver, and relatively affordable-three boxes that any vehicle hoping to be considered a worthwhile starter car needs to tick. It's also currently available for up to P90,000 less if you pay in
More options for subcompact-sedan buyers
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to limit the availability of public transport and pose risks to its users, those with the funds to spare have taken to acquiring their own private rides. The subcompact class, in particular, remains a popular choice
The industry takes yet another hit
The local car manufacturing industry has taken another hit today, as Nissan has announced that it will be ceasing its assembly operations in Santa Rosa, Laguna in March 2021. This news comes following the expiration of Nissan Philippines' (NPI) contract with Univation
Arguably the most practical variant in the range
Honda Cars Philippines (HCPI) caught a lot of eyes with its launch of the all-new City. Not only did the carmaker bring in the next-generation model of one of its most popular nameplates, it also introduced a new top-spec
Is the king of subcompact sedans still worthy of its title?
I'm sure I'm not the only one who raised eyebrows when Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) announced that another facelifted Vios was on its way here. It's a lot like the new Wigo: a facelift of a facelift.I wouldn'
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
Would you like to see it land on our shores?
Well, it seems the beastly Toyota GR Yaris has a sibling now. After weeks of speculation and some spy shots making rounds on cyberspace, Toyota has officially unveiled the Vios GR-S (GR Sport) in Malaysia.Like the GR Yaris, the Vios
Not all cars can do this
Good news for all the MG 5 owners out there. If the result of the recent Bonifacio 8-Hour Endurance Challenge is anything to go by, then you have a pretty reliable car on your hands.The sedan, which comes equipped with
Alongside the hybrid City e:HEV
Honda has launched a handful of new City models in the region this year, and we can't help but feel like we're missing out. Sure, the all-new City sedan was launched here in the Philippines last month, but it'
Take your pick
If you're one of the millions of Filipinos left helpless earlier this year due to the government's public transportation ban, there's a good chance you've considered buying yourself a set of wheels since then. As far as starter
Should other nameplates worry?
Stylish, practical, and endowed with Japanese quality-these are the three things that help the Honda City stand out in a sea of subcompact sedans. It's a top-of-mind choice here in the Philippines, alongside the likes of the Toyota
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