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The 2019 BR-V, Honda’s entrant to the highly-competitive and possibly overcrowded compact SUV market, is now available in the Philippines. Ever since it debuted locally back in 2016, this seven-seater has inspired the love of many Filipino buyers with its winning combination of high-tech features and affordable pricing. So how …

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Peugeot Philippines continues its aggressive strategy towards increasing and solidifying its presence in the C-SUV segment with the launch of the new Peugeot 3008 SUV Active. Taking on the immense success of the 3008 SUV GT Line, this new variant comes at a price point that is half-a-million (PHP 500,000) …

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Honda Cars Philippines, Inc. (HCPI), Honda’s automobile unit in the Philippines, has updated the Honda BR-V, giving it a raft of upgrades to keep up with the competition. After all, it was the first SUV/MPV in the local market when it debuted in late 2016. Up front, the BR-V gets …

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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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A couple in Hualien, Taiwan may have been saved from serious injuries–or even death–by the advanced high-strength steel used in their current-generation Hyundai Tucson as they escaped with only minor injuries after a rockfall that included a boulder estimated to weight around four to five tons wrecked their compact crossover. …

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Mazda CX-30

In February, Mazda teased everyone by announcing that it was revealing a new SUV–the second model in its new-generation lineup–at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show. With the annual event now in full swing, that SUV is the Mazda CX-30, which slots between the Mazda CX-3 subcompact crossover and the Mazda …

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Volkswagen Tayron

When Felipe Estrella III was introduced to the media a few days ago as Volkswagen Philippines’ new president, the executive revealed that the German carmaker will introduce two new SUVs to the market within the year. With our curiosity piqued, we started to think what these two new nameplates could …

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2019 Toyota RAV4

Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) has launched the latest iteration of its pioneering compact crossover–the all-new, fifth-generation Toyota RAV4. Built on the same Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA) platform as the current-generation Toyota Camry, Toyota Avalon, and Lexus ES, the all-new RAV4  has a more premium design and offers better performance …

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Though the 2019 RAV4 isn’t released locally yet, it is already available in North America since December last year, and Toyota has been ramping up its marketing efforts on its bestselling car in that market. Toyota’s all-new RAV4 marketing campaign–‘What If?‘–asks buyers to do more, thanks to the enhanced driving …

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If you’re in the market for a compact SUV that offers outstanding connectivity, great equipment value, and terrific infotainment, the 2018 Kia Sportage is instantly a remarkable choice. With a price range of PHP1,475,000 to PHP1,745,000, the Kia Sportage sure has plenty of upscale features. Get to know more about …

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Subaru Forester e-Boxer

Following the all-new, fifth-generation Subaru Forester‘s launch for the ASEAN region in August 2018 in Taiwan–the Japanese carmaker’s biggest market for the nameplate according to regional distributor Motor Image–it’s now its hybrid version’s debut at the ongoing Singapore Motorshow. Dubbed as the Subaru Forester e-Boxer to denote its combined electric …

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BAIC BJ20 Luxury Edition

Bayan Automotive Industries Corporation (Bayan Auto), the official distributor of BAIC vehicles locally, recently brought an SUV that delivers more than a handful of features, contrary to the common belief about China-made vehicles. The BAIC BJ20 Luxury Edition is packed with features that would break barriers and norms in the …

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Range Rover Evoque

Land Rover has launched the all-new, second-generation Range Rover Evoque, “with cutting-edge technology–designed, engineered and manufactured in Britain” that offers a lot of tech-firsts in its segment, like a virtual ‘transparent hood’ technology and “a rear-view mirror that turns into an HD screen displaying a camera feed of what’s behind …

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Subaru Forester XT

As we reported back in May when Subaru announced that it was now accepting reservations for the upcoming all-new Subaru Forester in its home market of Japan, the absence of a turbocharged variant was notable since it would be the first time that the particular nameplate will go on sale …

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BAIC M50S

Bayan Automotive Industries Corporation (BAIC) Philippines launches its latest offerings in the market despite the leadership’s claim on the ill-effects of the tax reform program under the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) Law Package I. BAIC president and CEO George Chua led the introduction of the entry-level variant …

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