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Making a mark in the Philippines’ highly-competitive car market isn’t easy, but Indian car brand Tata is slowly but surely making it happen with tough and affordable offerings with pretty decent looks. Take the Tata Xenon X2 pickup, for example. Sure, you may think it looks like something from the …

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It’s a charming subcompact crossover, to say the least. Indeed, one of the things that Kia Rio can boast of is its looks. Not that it stands out differently, though. Much like the European undertones you’ll find in this vehicle, it entices the more you look at it. And if …

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The 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan deserves your attention if you want a crossover with genuine off-road capabilities. The vehicle offers a commanding view of the road, an element of practical cool, and a price that won’t hurt the wallet. While the first-gen Tiguan was one of the smallest in its category, …

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There are many reasons why the 2018 Toyota Camry is the second biggest bestseller of the company. We can actually think of at least five reasons why, but we can extend way beyond counting on one hand–more like two hands–if we’re not busy driving. But before we start enumerating with …

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Peugeot launched the all-new Peugeot 5008 locally in July. Given the PHP3,190,000 starting price, it’s safe to say that the luxury SUV isn’t going to make any top 10 best seller lists any time soon, but with what’s on the menu, the 5008 is guaranteed to make a lot of …

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Tivoli spelled backwards reads ‘I Lov It,’ and this has been the catchphrase of SsangYong‘s flagship SUV since its release. Like its fellow Korean car makes Kia and Hyundai, SsangYong started out as a manufacturer of really cheap and unreliable cars, but has vastly improved the quality of its offerings …

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The MX-5, an open-top, two-seater roadster, is one of Mazda‘s iconic and could probably land in the most popular vehicle list in the world. The MX-5, or the Miata, has generated a huge following mainly because of its unique styling, driving performance, and having a relatively more reasonable price tag …

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Subaru XV

The Subaru XV is pretty much a ‘love it or hate it’ affair. That said, devotees of the compact crossover will find plenty to gush about in the new 2018 version, way more than the distinct Sunshine Orange paint job that practically has its own fan club. Whether as an …

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Mazda BT-50

No, it’s not a Korean pop group sensation. The dual-cab Mazda BT-50 is actually a compact/midsized pickup truck that has been here for 12 years now. Yes, you heard us right–it has been here more than a decade already. It seems the dominant pickup players in the country have been …

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You’re not really traveling if you’re not traveling in style, and it is with this notion that Foton released the Toano Llimousine van, which immediately become one of its most buzz-worthy offerings in the passenger vehicle line. Designed by the same team behind the Mercedez-Benz Sprinter, the 2018 Foton Toano …

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The box-type design is back in fashion in a big way, starting with the renewed interest in Hummers, the noteworthy buzz surrounding the release of the latest Jimny, and of course, the Mahindra Enforcer. Launched in the country back in 2016, the Enforcer is an older version of the Indian-built …

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There’s a common belief that light commercial vehicles are more into function over form. And that’s true for the 2018 Nissan Urvan. The newest version of this popular vehicle remains close to its utilitarian roots despite the design changes. So while it may not wow you and your guests with …

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As industry-wide preference continues to shift from sedans to SUVs, sport-utes like the Chevrolet Trailblazer continue to grow in popularity. With its refined toughness and go-anywhere capability, the Trailblazer certainly has a lot going for it. From its sophisticated exterior and soft-touch interior materials, to its tall, athletic stance and …

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There’s no arguing that the Ford EcoSport is one of the most popular crossovers in the country today. As one of the Blue Oval’s top three sellers locally (the Everest and the Ranger are the other two), the EcoSport has managed to strike it big in the hearts and wallets …

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Most Filipinos, especially those living in Metro Manila, choose to buy a brand-new or used car because the daily city commute is stressful. It is stressful because Manila’s urban jungle doesn’t have an efficient public transport system. With that in mind, there are several cars available in the Philippine market …

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