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Stunning and spacious, Hyundai’s latest luxury SUV is more than just a pretty face. With a massive seven-passenger seating capacity, the 2020 Hyundai Palisade gives the Korean carmaker a direct competitor in the three-row crossover market lorded by the likes of the Toyota Fortuner, Mitsubishi Montero Sport, and Ford Everest. …

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The Kia Stinger is officially here, and Kia Philippines launched it in such a huge way in the recently-concluded Manila International Auto Show (MIAS) that it made a lot of instant fans and left many of them wanting more. That said, as Kia’s first real foray into the performance car …

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For sure, Ford designed the Ranger to be a highly versatile vehicle that can meet the diverse demands of different pickup owners. With nine trims to choose from, the new 2019 Ford Ranger offers something for everyone, while ensuring a great combination of performance, comfort, and technology for each. If …

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The Honda Mobilio is like the third bear in Goldilocks: it’s just right. If you feel that SUVs are too tall, vans are too big, and crossovers too small, the Honda Mobilio will fit you like a glove. Whether you want it to ferry seven people, transport cargo, or a …

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As BMW’s number one bestseller, accounting for 30 percent of the company’s annual sales, the 3 Series is a huge deal for the German car brand. And so the saying goes, “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” For that reason, you won’t see the 3 Series wandering too far …

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It has been called many names: Mazda Demio, Mazda Metro, Ford Festiva Mini Wagon, or Mazda 121. But we like to make things simpler by just calling it Mazda 2. This B-Segment small hatch may not win accolades for its size; but rest assured it will compensate in other ways– …

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Ford updated the Explorer for 2019 without much fanfare. A smart move, considering that the next-gen Explorer expected to roll out in 2020 will probably drown out anything new that the 2019 Ford Explorer can offer. That said, there are noteworthy cosmetic and tech updates that new car buyers can …

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Toyota Motor Corporation did something highly unusual when it launched the 2019 Toyota Hiace in the Philippines before anywhere else. It’s something that has never been done before, which begs the question: Why did Toyota–a global giant–prioritize our country over other major car markets for the world-premiere of the sixth-generation …

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Suzuki Ertiga

To be brutally honest, the Suzuki Ertiga is a car that doesn’t really ring any bells for the average Juan. Quite simply, it doesn’t have the name recall commanded by its contemporaries such as the Toyota Innova, Isuzu Crosswind, and Mitsubishi Adventure. In fact, there are those that confuse it …

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The 2018 Chevrolet Spark may not fit even half of a basketball team; and yes, it can look a tad bit quirky for those who want to make a serious impression to those seriously uptight, snotty, and  marginally-constipated elitists. But then again, who cares? This subcompact car is built for …

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When it first came out in the 1990’s, the Toyota RAV4–short for Recreational Activity Vehicle 4–brought a lot of inspired innovations with it. The fold flat rear seats, a genuinely useful all-wheel drive, and a design that confused a lot of people (is it a car or an SUV?) were …

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The Ayala Corp. has taken over the reigns of Kia, and it announced this particular development in a big way with the launch of the new Soluto sedan. Known as the Pegas in China, where the car is assembled, the Soluto is Kia’s latest entry into the subcompact category, where …

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As one of the most eagerly anticipated models to launch this year, the 2019 Mitsubishi Strada definitely has a lot of hype to live up to. Is it simply a pickup version of the Montero Sport, or does it have other perks on offer that make it unique? To find …

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The entry of Chinese car manufacturers such as Geely, BAIC, and GAC in the country has certainly made the local automotive industry a more robust sector of the economy. Not to mention, their cars fill plenty of gaps in the price market brought about by the Tax Reform for Acceleration …

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Isuzu MU-X

We don’t know about you, but when you have had 80 years of experience manufacturing diesel engines, you pretty much know a thing or two about what makes diesel engines tick. So we weren’t really that surprised when Isuzu launched the Isuzu MU-X RZ4E Blue Power with its engine as …

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