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Honda City Car News in the Philippines

  • Savings abound! Here are our Top Five 5-year-old cars

    Let’s turn the clock back some five years ago. In 2018, I was 40 pounds lighter and working part-time as a motoring contributor to help me through graduate school. This was also the year that I started my racing career. 2018 was also when the cars in this list were showroom fresh. Even without the “new car smell,” which is actually a combination of chemicals from the manufacturing process, these models still have plenty of life left in them. Indeed, five years is typically the time when most com

    VJ BacunganVJ Bacungan

    May 11, 2023

  • Honda Cars Philippines to bring hybrid models in 2023: Will they be more affordable now though?

    Toyota Motor Philippines offers a wide range of hybrid-electric vehicles for car buyers who aren’t quite ready to go full-electric. But another Japanese carmaker plans to enter the local hybrid market – one that has been developing these types of cars for almost as long as Toyota. Honda Cars Philippines Inc. (HCPI) assistant vice president Misa Abe told AutoFun Philippines that the company plans to offer more than one hybrid model starting 2023. She also mentioned that these will be hybrids that

    VJ BacunganVJ Bacungan

    Mar 29, 2023

  • AutoFun Philippines Rearview Roundup: Big cars galore!

    Lest we forget, the dry season is officially here, hence the sweltering heat we’ve been having this past week. It’s almost as hot as our stories for March 20 to 26, 2023, which all generally shared one theme – “big” cars. Here’s a look back at the five stories you loved the most in this edition of the AutoFun Philippines Rearview Roundup. CR-V Hybrid coming soon? The first big car we have on the lineup is the all-new Honda CR-V, which debuted at the Bangkok International Motor Show 2023. For the

    VJ BacunganVJ Bacungan

    Mar 26, 2023

  • SPEC SHOWDOWN: 2023 Toyota Vios vs. 2023 Honda City

    The Toyota Vios has been a stalwart in the Philippine market. These sedans are so common that everywhere you look, you are almost guaranteed to see a unit in one form or another. The Vios has encountered many rivals throughout the years, with the likes of the Nissan Almera, Mitsubishi Mirage G4, and MG 5 making a run at it. However, its longest-lasting rivalry has been with the Honda City, which has outclassed it in terms of performance and features. Things may change now that the 2023 Toyota Vi

    Joey DeriquitoJoey Deriquito

    Mar 20, 2023

  • Could the 2024 Honda CR-V be the brand’s first new hybrid model in the Philippines?

    The 2024 Honda CR-V is set to make its debut in Thailand on March 20, 2023. The new version of the seven-seater crossover brings revised styling, a new set of engines, and a new slew of features. Aside from this, the 2024 Honda CR-V will reportedly be available with a 2.0-liter hybrid drivetrain. As Honda Philippines sources its vehicles from Thailand, we could see the 2024 Honda CR-V hit our shores reasonably quickly. It does raise the question, will the 2024 Honda CR-V be the brand’s first new

    Joey DeriquitoJoey Deriquito

    Mar 8, 2023

  • Civic-inspired: 2023 Honda City facelift leaked ahead of its launch in India

    Images of the 2023 Honda City have leaked online, but this time these aren’t its digital renderings but of an actual unit. The facelifted Honda sedan is set to make its debut in India on March 23, 2023. Also Read: 2023 Honda City facelift images leaked online, a Hybrid option in the works for the Ph? The photo set from Rushlane.com, taken by Kamal Yadav, reveals the same exterior changes showcased in its digital renderings. The sedan now has a new honeycomb-style grille with a unique chrome acce

    Joey DeriquitoJoey Deriquito

    Mar 1, 2023

  • 2023 Honda City facelift images leaked online, a Hybrid option in the works for the Ph?

    Images of the new Honda City facelift have leaked online, showcasing a B-segment sedan that has gotten a few styling cues from its bigger brother, the Honda Civic. Based on the leaked images published by Headlightmag and Autocar India, the updated Honda City will receive a minor facelift rather than an extensive redesign. What's new? The images show that the higher sedan variant has a new honeycomb-style grille with a unique chrome accent connecting the two headlights. The higher grades of the s

    Joey DeriquitoJoey Deriquito

    Feb 21, 2023

  • FAST DEAL: Honda Cars Philippines extends City, Brio promos until Feb. 28

    Honda Cars Philippines (HCPI) has extended its special offers under the "New Year, New Deals" promo until Feb. 28, 2023. The company said in a February 2023 press statement that this includes the new "Choose Your Own Deals" for the City sedan and the Brio. Choose your deals for Honda City, Brio HCPI said those interested in getting any variant of the City sedan and the Brio 1.2 V CVT can choose one “Choose Your Own Deals” promo package that best fits their needs: The vehicle must be released to

    Joey DeriquitoJoey Deriquito

    Feb 6, 2023

  • When does a CVT become conveniently useful?

    Once a novelty in the slushbox segment, continuously variable transmissions (CVT) are getting increasingly popular. This is because of the multiple forward ratios that the transmission presents to the driver, instead of a set number of gears. In the Philippines, this particular tranny saw national attention when it was part of the original equipment for the mid-2000s Honda City subcompact sedan and Honda Jazz subcompact hatchback. The tranny was deemed a good alternative to a market that still p

    Jude MorteJude Morte

    Feb 6, 2023

  • Honda Cars Philippines expanding in 2023, Honda Connect coming soon

    The 2023 Honda Civic Type R launch came with a plethora of information from Honda Cars Philippines Inc. (HCPI) Not only did the automaker release information about two more vehicles entering the market soon, a hybrid and a non-hybrid model. It also talked about its expansion plans in the country. Also read: ₱3.88 million 2023 Honda Civic Type R FL5 unveiled in the Philippines Expanding the brand During his speech during the Civic Type R launch, Honda Cars Philippines Inc. President Masahiko Naka

    Joey DeriquitoJoey Deriquito

    Jan 25, 2023

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