Brand new cars for sale in the Philippines
2013 saw numerous milestones for the Philippine automotive industry. These included a 16 percent growth in the country’s automotive sales and top monthly sales performances among the country’s top players like Toyota.
Most anticipated car models for 2014
This year promises to be a great year for the country's automotive industry. Carmudi Philippines has come up with a list of some of the most anticipated new car models that are currently available, or will soon be on the market.
Toyota recently launched its smallest car model, a micro compact Toyota Wigo and a sedan bearing the name Yaris (a repackaged 2nd generation Vios) that will compete with the country's bestselling car model, the Vios.
Toyota's most anticipated model, however, is the new Corolla which offers a CVT automatic, coupled with a 1.0 liter engine. The new Corolla sports a European look and feel and is equipped with standard features like dual-zone climate control, a LCD touch screen radio, LED daytime running lights, a multi display panel and comfort access key.
The American manufacturer has come up with an EcoSport subcompact SUV which will be out this year. Based on the urban SUV Fiesta, this new model has a 1.0 liter EcoBoost and 1.5 liter optional engine. Other details have yet to be released.
This year may also be the year they release the new Everest that has the same powertrain and options as the Ranger, as revealed last year in Australia.
A new Honda Jazz has been rumored to be roaming the streets of Japan and it may soon drive across to the Philippines. Initial reports say it may have a 1.3 liter and 1.5 liter direct injection engine and can be driven either with a 5-speed manual or an equipped CVT.
Luxury car maker BMW plans to unveil its new X5 and a 4-series coupe. The X5 (F15) comes with multiple engine options including a 2.0 liter diesel with up to 450 horsepower V8 engine with 8-speed automatic.
A new C-Class (W205) is in line this year for Mercedes which will bear a closer resemblance to the recently launched S-class and E-class models.
The Huracan, Gallardo's replacement, is expected to arrive this year. With its name derived from a top Spanish fighting bull in 1879, the Huracan's 5.2 liter V8 engine is expected to power the 610 horsepower powertrain capable of 0-100 km/h in just 3.2 seconds and a top speed of 325 km/h.