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Sports utility vehicles (SUVs) have overtaken sedans as the most popular vehicle type in the Philippines, with three of the top ten bestselling vehicles of 2018 comprising of them. In 2017, the pricier Toyota Fortuner even outsold the Vios, which reigned at number one for nine years. Once thought of …

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When Isuzu launched its ‘I Love Isuzu’ campaign in April, the Japanese carmaker teased big things ahead for the D-Max, and last May, this promise came to fruition with the return of the Isuzu D-Max Boondock. After years of inactivity, the Boondock arrives bigger, faster, and more powerful than ever …

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Honda Cars Philippines (HCPI) unveiled the latest version of the Honda Brio hatchback late last April. The first of the hatchback’s second generation, the 2019 Honda Brio is largely based on the Small RS Concept that went on display at the 2018 Philippine International Motor Show. Right from the get-go, …

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The tenth generation of Honda‘s answer to the Toyota Camry has already been launched in the neighboring Southeast Asian country of Thailand. Will ours be next? Not that we’re aching to have the car replaced soon–on the contrary, the 2019 Honda Accord is as current as any car can be, …

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Is the country ready for a fully electric car? Hyundai Philippines seems to think so, by releasing not one, but two electric vehicles in the country—the Hyundai Kona crossover and Hyundai Ioniq hatchback. For now, we’ll focus on the bigger car and what it offers. Without further ado, here’s your …

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The 2019 Subaru Forester still carries its tradition of emphasizing practicality and laid-back elegance BOTH in its design and features. Of course, its newest version has ventured farther into the wild by introducing a bolder design, bolder than its predecessor. But still, we still think it’s far “too safe” compared …

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Ever since MG was launched in the Philippines last October, it’s been unveiling some pretty solid releases one after the other. It’s latest offering, the MG 6, was launched at this year’s MIAS. Easy on the eyes, the exterior of the fastback sedan is instantly impressive, and the rest of …

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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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