Articles about Used Cars

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
This is a wagon with character
In the Philippine car market, General Motors' sedan offerings have always been associated with Daewoo's-small wonder considering it is common knowledge that GM has a stake in Daewoo. In a sense, then, one could actually say the Chevrolet Optra's
The model that launched a Banawe taillight revolution
The Lexus IS200 and its JDM-only sibling the Toyota Altezza were first introduced in Japan in late 1998, and in western markets a year later. Both cars were meant to take on the then unrivaled compact sports-sedan segment king, the
It isn’t a soft-roader. It’s hardcore
The Nissan Terrano was first launched worldwide in 1986 and began life locally as the Pathfinder pickup. But unlike its truck predecessor, which was only available locally with a diesel engine, the Terrano was available with both a diesel lump and a
A small off-roader that has a big following. Here’s why
Ever since the Daihatsu Feroza's local introduction back in the late '80s, its smaller-engined variants had been deemed inappropriate for the Filipino buyer's taste, so thankfully for us, we always had the beefier 1.6-liter version. This-combined
Looking for an off-road rig with all the comforts?
Suzuki isn't the biggest or most successful automaker in the world, but in certain niches, it has an enviable reputation and presence. While its sales in recent decades have been buoyed by the strong demand for microcars in India (where its
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