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Five doors, seven seats, and a fuel-efficient engine, who can say no to MPVs and AUVs? Because of its practical features, it’s not difficult to see why the local automotive industry has seen quite the spike in the sales of these compact multi-purpose vehicles. It’s like owning an SUV and …

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The local automotive industry has seen quite the shift in the preference of Filipino car buyers these past few ko years. The market has shown growing interest and appreciation for smaller and more compact vehicles like subcompact cars, compact crossovers, light pickup trucks, MPVs and AUVs, and of course, mid-size …

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It’s easy to understand why Filipinos have a strong passion for subcompact vehicles. The majority of our country’s population lives in the cities and towns of the Greater Manila area and Metropolitan Manila areas. The average populace in these locations makes up a quarter of Philippine’s entire population. It goes …

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We, Filipinos are known for our tight-knit family culture. It’s not uncommon to see three generations live in one household as it’s not customary for us Filipinos to move out when we hit 18. This extended family setup influences even our taste in vehicles, that’s why seven-seaters like MPVs and …

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Considered as a newcomer in the Philippine SUV segment, the recently unveiled Nissan Terra offers a lot for Filipino car buyers. For its price, it offers a slew of features focused on technology, convenience, and safety. However, the more dominant Toyota Fortuner with its reputation for dependability and reliability has …

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Suzuki Ertiga

The small MPV market in the Philippine automotive industry is a fast-rising segment, thanks to the perfect blend of comfort, utility, and affordability these multi-purpose vehicles offer. Compared to the wide and towering SUVs, small MPVs are an ideal choice for Filipino families looking for a capable daily driver. Today’s …

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The Philippine automotive market has always had a high demand for mid-size SUVs. Our roads are often unforgiving; with small, city avenues that easily get congested by traffic and are at times prone to flooding. Offering the perfect marriage between comfort and utility, it’s not hard to see why these …

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The local passenger van market is at an all time high, with the release of the Ford Transit, the re-release of the Mitsubishi L300, and the updated Hiace lineup. While most buyers of vans use the said vehicles as a means of public transpo, the three vehicles we will be …

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A growing demand for commercial light vehicles is afoot, driven by a strengthening economy and improving infrastructure. Case in point, the relaunch of the Kia K2500 Karga and the Mitsubishi L300 this year, with the latter returning after a two year hiatus. This year also saw the arrival of the …

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It looks like cargo vans are back in fashion these days, starting with the resurrection of the Mitsubishi L300 last September, the introduction of the Isuzu Traviz very recently, and now, Ford Philippines has just launched its own commercial vehicle, the Ford Transit. As these vans enter our market one by one, they …

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The 2020 Honda City model has been announced, but it is not yet known when it will be launched in the local markets. Nevertheless, the new model will likely have car consumers wondering what’s changed between the old model and the new. If you’re itching to find out, Carmudi enumerates …

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The 2020 Kia Seltos has now arrived in the Philippines, generating plenty of buzz as a solid contender in the heavily saturated crossover SUV category. The 2020 Mazda CX-3 is expected to follow suit next year. Between the two, the CX-3 has the upper hand as the more established model. …

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The Isuzu mu-X and Ford Everest are two of the most formidable seven-seaters in the market today. Both are great alternatives to the traditional family sedan or wagon, but how do they stack up against each other? We find out in this Carmudi Car Comparison of the 2019 Isuzu mu-X …

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Thinking of buying an SUV or MPV for your family? Perhaps you can include the Isuzu mu-X and Toyota Innova on your list. They are both ideal vehicles for big families, with ample space for everyone to move about. What’s more, both are quite fuel-efficient. So expect to travel more …

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Looking for a subcompact car to take you to your daily commutes around the metro? Then you might want to check out the Honda City and Toyota Yaris. They are two of the most popular Japanese-made, subcompact cars in the Philippines today, and when pitted toe-to-toe, which do you think …

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