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Filipinos love cars, that’s why we have so much of them. We love them so much that we’re willing to forego the perfectly sensible ’20 percent down payment, 5 years to pay’ auto loan and go with even a ‘0 down, 7 years to pay’ variety. Just so we can …

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You’ve weighed the pros and cons, now you’re quite certain that the best way to buy a car is to pay cash. Whether you’re already half way with your target amount or just starting out, here are five ways to ramp up your saving efforts and buy that car as …

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Car spending doesn’t end at the dealership. Once the car keys have been bestowed to you, the responsibility for the car’s upkeep–which include fuel, change oils, tire replacements, car wash, and more–falls upon your shoulders. Considering that your car won’t be new forever, it’s important to pay attention to how …

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You can save money when driving your motorcycle; in fact, you actually save money even before you drive it. Allow us to give you an example: Right now, a new Yamaha Mio Sporty costs around PHP68,000 in the Philippines, and a Yamaha MIO Soul i 125/s costs around PHP80,000. Its …

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It’s easy operate an automatic transmission vehicle; what’s more difficult however, is maintaining it. This type of engine has a complex system, and requires more fuel to power its components. ‘Matics also need those regular checkups to keep their parts in tip-top shape, which all add up to more expenses …

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One of the most expensive car parts to replace is your car’s engine. For instance, a full, serious, blown-out engine will require you to shell out the following expenses: Standard repair service charge: P20,000+ Piston rings: P900 to 2000 per piece (four pieces are needed here) Pistons: P2,500 to P4,600 …

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