Articles about Used Cars

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How much is living the Initial D dream worth to you? If it's somewhere in the range of $1 to $5,200 (slightly over P250,000), then you're in luck because the current bid for this ultra-clean, modified 1985
Each unit has undergone a 211-point inspection and certification process
Planning to buy a car because of the current public-transport issues we're facing? There's no shortage of deals right now. Toyota, for instance, has extended its latest sales promo till the end of June, allowing you to drive home
Remember: There’s no such thing as love at first sight
Early this year, our writer Carlo Chungunco came up with a well-written article on useful tips when searching for used car and motorbikes online. He stressed the importance of checking the deed of sale, the LTO registration papers, and the history
One of the truly reliable AUVs from decades past
Before the advent of stylish and tech-loaded crossovers and midsize SUVs, Philippine roads were once dominated by the mighty Asian utility vehicle, or AUV for short. Our very own Niky Tamayo wrote a beautiful adieu to these models a few years
There are many good deals out there
Not everyone buys brand-new cars. In fact, most car enthusiasts prefer to buy used cars. The primary reason: Used cars are less expensive. The moment a brand-new car rolls out of the dealer's lot, it's a used car
The online secondhand-vehicle scene can be tricky to navigate
It has been many years since I last bought a brand-new vehicle. Ever since discovering the wonders of secondhand vehicle shopping (both cars and bikes) and the joys of depreciation (as in you let someone else bear the brunt of it),
Any rides you regret letting go of?
Think long and hard about that ride you're planning to sell. Ask yourself if you actually need to let go of it-and whether or not you're going to regret it for the rest of your life if you do
The fully-working Williams FW14B could fetch up to P202 million
Nigel Mansell only ever won the one Formula 1 championship. But he did it in style, winning nine races in what was his last full season in the sport-1992-and taking the drivers' title with five rounds to spare.And this
That's pretty steep
Fancy owning a pristine Honda Civic SiR equipped with Mugen accessories? If yes, you'll be happy to know that there's one such example floating around, for sale, on social media.Asking yourself why, considering the vehicle's immense popularity,
That’s a lot of money for a 25-year-old car
Treat yourself: two words that can spell disaster for spend-friendly individuals with meager budgets. And that's a category we're sincerely hoping the new owner of this beautiful red 1994 Toyota Supra doesn't fall under.Why? Because whoever that
A look at Filipinos’ buying habits
This year, many car and motorcycle buyers had to take the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) Law into consideration one way or another, whether it was with the higher price tags of vehicles or the adjustment to their income taxes.
An ill-fated, overlooked gem
In 2013, Honda Cars Philippines had a model lineup that could only be described as lackluster. Think the much-maligned ninth-gen Civic and the not-too-exciting fourth-gen CR-V. Gone were the days of the Civic SiR, and still
Do you agree with this study?
What are some of the top things you consider when buying a brand-new vehicle? Engine performance is one of them, no doubt. The same goes for factors like fuel economy, convenience features, safety, and ride quality.These are all-important qualities
Are these units bargain finds?
In the world of auto loans, the bank giveth and the bank taketh away: If you can't pay for a car, best put that dream on hold until you have the means to actually afford a set of wheels. Otherwise repossession
The third-generation release is still quite the looker
The relationship between the Mazda BT-50 and the Ford Ranger goes as far back as the early '70s with the Courier, Ford's entry to the compact-pickup segment then dominated by Toyota and Datsun (Nissan). It was manufactured by Mazda,
It's a real off-road machine
The first-generation Suzuki Vitara came out in 1988, but did not officially reach Philippine shores until 1994. When it was eventually sold here, it was only available with a manual transmission-which, in hindsight, was a good thing, as early Vitaras
It was the ultimate barakada-mobile in the '90s
The Toyota Liteace first arrived locally in the early '80s in the form of the Townace available on the gray market. Those who fancied one but didn't want the gray-market option, though, had to wait until the late '80s, when
Nissan’s answer to the CR-V and RAV4
The year 2001 saw the launch of the X-Trail in Japan as Nissan's answer to the Honda CR-V and the Toyota RAV4, both of which were then in their second generation. This meant the X- Trail had to compete
A well-loved model
Chariot, Expo and Nimbus: These were names the Mitsubishi Space Wagon went by in other markets. In the US, it even crossed brand boundaries during Mitsubishi's joint venture with Chrysler in the '80s, and was sold as the Dodge/Plymouth Colt
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