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The 2020 MG 5 subcompact sedan made its official public appearance in Metro Manila during an exclusive launch held at the Glorietta 2 Activity Center on October 3, 2019. The event highlighted the top-spec MG 5 CVT Alpha variant, while MG’s full product lineup of cars and SUVs was also …

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Crossovers and SUVs may be lording over sedans in other markets, but certainly not in the Philippines. Here, the sedan–particularly the subcompact variety–is still king. We’ve got the Toyota Vios, Mitsubishi Mirage G4, Hyundai Accent, as regular bestsellers, with the Vios a permanent fixture in the top spot for more …

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Longer. Wider. Equipped with rich content found in more premium car segments. Steeped in British heritage. And all for a price tag that sits competitively among the other options in its category. The all-new 2019 MG 5 is big–literally, and figuratively for its huge value proposition. The MG 5 is, …

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The subcompact sedan category has always been one of the busiest markets in the local automotive scene. But it seems that despite the crowded market that it is already, everybody wants to take a piece of that pie. Take the case of the Kia Soluto as an example. The Soluto …

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The 2019 Cebu Auto Show (CAS) marks a significant point in MG Philippines‘ young existence in the Filipino auto market. Less than a year after MG’s local distributorship was awarded to The Covenant Car Company, Inc. (TCCCI), and following the launch of three innovative products, MG Philippines is excited to …

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Let’s face it: the 2019 Hyundai Reina isn’t as “royally-inclined” compared to any blue-blooded queen that sits on an actual throne–actually, it’s far from it.  Truth is, this subcompact sedan actually fits the more down-to-earth working class, since it’s a stylish, affordable, and practical vehicle that can easily be used …

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As one of Nissan‘s top-selling vehicles, the Nissan Almera is cleverly designed to make traveling with friends and family an easy feat. A new journey begins with an upgraded, more stylish look of the spacious and comfortable Nissan Almera with the special edition Nissan Almera N-Sport. It is equipped with …

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Mazda-AAP-MSDP

Bermaz Auto Philippines (BAP), the exclusive distributor of Mazda vehicles and parts in the country, and the Automobile Association Philippines (AAP), the country’s oldest and biggest auto club, renew their partnership to train, develop and discover young drivers in the field of motorsports. For 2019, Mazda Philippines hands over a …

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The Philippine automotive industry is like a battle royale featuring various car manufacturers with their own respective model lineup. Different cars across the range from different brands battle it out in the local market, with the ultimate goal of becoming the best in its class. As such, we sat down …

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The Ayala Corp. has taken over the reigns of Kia, and it announced this particular development in a big way with the launch of the new Soluto sedan. Known as the Pegas in China, where the car is assembled, the Soluto is Kia’s latest entry into the subcompact category, where …

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Hyundai Reina

Daily complexities and expenses in everyday life can push us to make sacrifices in comfort and mobility for practicality’s sake. You may know what’s right for you, but you end up settling with what’s available instead. That compromise ends now, as Hyundai Asia Resources, Inc. (HARI), the official distributor of …

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Kia Philippines

The Kia brand was recently relaunched, with Kia Philippines now under the banner of AC Automotive, which itself falls under the Ayala Corporation’s AC Industrials. With Kia’s local relaunch, the distributor is eager to reintroduce itself to the public, and to do that, it is holding an exhibit of its …

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Kia Soluto

As promised back in December 2018, Kia, the Korean carmaker that has been in the doldrums for the past couple of years, has been relaunched by the Ayala Group yesterday, January 30. Now operating under the auspices of AC Industrials, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ayala Corporation (AC), Kia Philippines …

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Hyundai Accent

Hyundai Asia Resources, Inc. (HARI)—Hyundai‘s authorized vehicle distributor in the Philippines–has finally revealed the prices and variants of the all-new, fifth-generation Hyundai Accent, just over a month after the subcompact car made its local debut in December 2018. As we earlier reported, the Accent is offered with two powertrain choices: …

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Toyota Vios XE

Local automotive titan Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) has expanded its variants for the country’s best-selling subcompact sedan with the all-new Toyota Vios XE. The Vios XE is designed to provide customers an entry-level but top-quality sedan. Priced at PHP735,000, the Vios XE is fitted with a Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT). …

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