Congratulations on a successful year
The implementation of the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) Act was felt by most players in the automotive industry. Despite TRAIN's effect on car prices, however, Suzuki Philippines still managed to achieve higher sales in 2018 than in 2017.
Need something cheap and easy to drive?
When I was first learning to drive just out of high school, I was fortunate enough to learn on one of the best cars of the time-a 1993 Nissan Sentra Super Saloon. A car with a powerful twin-cam engine (in
It pays to have competitive products
In this era of the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) Act, many carmakers have felt the impact on their sales. Despite this, Suzuki Philippines has announced that it has achieved a 6% growth during the first three quarters of 2018
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
Which offers more bang for your buck?
Motoring writers and enthusiasts have not warmed up much to the Mitsubishi Mirage, knocking it for poor driving dynamics and lackadaisical performance. But despite this, it has been a hit with economy buyers. With a lot to offer for the money-at
And these are mostly good vehicles
Buying a brand-new car is no easy task. Forking over the down payment and committing to a monthly installment for a few years is a big step, and one that shouldn't be taken lightly. Luckily, getting a car is actually
Take your pick
The past year has been nothing short of hectic for us. A ton of cars were handed to us for review in 2016-from performance beasts and luxury models, to humble subcompacts and affordable haulers. Every car brought something to the table,
Toning down its funkiness
We can never avoid talking about little hatchbacks. I personally have a soft spot for them-I think they bring charm to the streets, and it's the appropriate vehicle to own these days given the traffic density and the price of
A well-equipped and spacious little car
Suzuki's expertise in small cars is beyond reproach. But while the previous Celerio was a fuel-economy champion, the advent of maxi-sized minis from Mitsubishi and Toyota have left it handicapped in the sales race, due to its lack of
Can it compete with fellow Japanese rivals?
The wait is over. Over the past few months, Suzuki Philippines had been giving us a systematic unveiling of its latest mini car, and today the teasing finally came to an end. Guys, say hello to the all-new Suzuki Celerio. Yes,
To be launched 1st week of August
Are you dizzy yet from all the new-car launches our market has seen this year? We hope you aren't, because more new models are arriving this second half of 2015--including the all-new Suzuki Celerio. First unveiled by the
Small, lightweight and efficient
Suzuki has made a name for itself by churning out some of the world's best-known motorcycles, whether they're for racing or for the everyday grind. Apart from this, the Japanese vehicle manufacturer has likewise been making small-size cars
How soon is soon?
There are different ways we get to find out whether a carmaker is about to launch a new product in our market. The most common way, of course, is when the company notifies us directly way ahead of the launch date because
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,
Less cute but more refined
Suzuki has revealed the all-new Celerio at the ongoing 12th Auto Expo in New Delhi, India, and will reportedly soon debut it in Europe via the Geneva Motor Show.Powered by a 1.0-liter, three-cylinder aluminum engine, the new
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Dear sir Botchi:I always read your articles on TopGear.com.ph. I also sent you an inquiry awhile back but didn\'t hear from you. I am writing now to inquire about which vehicle under P500,000 you would recommend.I
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Hi, Botchi. I would just like to know if the Suzuki Celerio is worth owning? My husband is very impressed with this car and is planning to buy me one. Please enlighten us. Thanks!Rhodora Syquia Hello, Rhodora. Thank you for your
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Hi, Mr. Botchi! I need your help!I have a friend (girl) who is planning to buy a car of her own. Her budget is P600,000. The car will be used more on city driving. She\'s eyeing the Suzuki Celerio
Could this be true?
During the launch of the all-new Suzuki Swift on July 2, company president Satoshi Uchida mentioned that 2011 is a big year for Suzuki Philippines as it will also bring in the all-new Alto and the A-Star.The problem
If this is going to be your third car, what would be your choice?<br />
Hi, Botchi!I currently have a 2008 Toyota Fortuner 3.0 and a 2006 Toyota Vios 1.5. I'm planning to buy a third car for our daily run-around--the most economical car we could find. Among the small
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