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Toyota Innova Car News in the Philippines

  • AutoFun Philippines Rearview Roundup: A new Innova and the return of an iconic Nissan

    The recent “Undas” week gave us all the chance to reflect not only about those who have left us, but also about our own lives. For those who stayed in Metro Manila, it has been a pleasant mix of clear roads, good weather and occasional rain showers. And for those who drove out of town, it was a chance to spend up to a week away from the hustle and bustle of city life. It really makes you wonder about what the Philippines would be like if economic development were spread all throughout the archip

    VJ BacunganVJ Bacungan

    Nov 5, 2023

  • Matic only! Toyota Philippines introduces new Toyota Innova XE variant at Php 1,375,000

    Toyota Motor Philippines has added a new variant to its venerable Toyota Innova. A quick look at the brand’s official website reveals that the new model is called the Innova XE. It sits just below the Innova E model in terms of pricing and specifications. On the outside, the new XE variant looks similar to the J model as it ditches the 16-inch alloy wheels from the E variant and replaces them with steel wheels with plastic covers. However, despite the shift to steel wheels, the tire sizing remai

    Joey DeriquitoJoey Deriquito

    Nov 3, 2023

  • Check out these 5 iconic cars from Toyota Motor Philippines' 35-year history

    Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) is 35 years old this August 2023. The country’s top automaker in terms of sales is celebrating this milestone in typically spectacular fashion, ranging from promos on its latest models to its two-day Toyota GAZOO Racing Festival at the Quirino Grandstand. We take a look at five of the Japanese company’s most iconic vehicles since 1988. But why not cars from before this year? The pre-Cory years First, a little history lesson. Older car enthusiasts will know that Toy

    VJ BacunganVJ Bacungan

    Aug 23, 2023

  • GIIAS 2023: Toyota Rangga Concept is the Tamaraw reincarnated

    Remember when President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. went to Japan last March and received confirmation from Toyota Motors of the Tamaraw nameplate’s return to the Philippines? Well, this could just be it. During AutoFun Philippines' visit to Indonesia, we saw the Toyota Rangga Concept displayed in various guises at the 2023 GAIKINDO Indonesia International Auto Show (GIIAS. It offered a glimpse of Toyota’s upcoming commercial vehicle plans for the ASEAN region. Initially showcased during the 60th an

    Mikko DavidMikko David

    Aug 14, 2023

  • 2024 Toyota Zenix Q Hybrid: First-drive of the Prius that seats 7

    Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) recently launched the 2024 Toyota Yaris Cross. Aside from the crossover launch, the Japanese automaker had its entire lineup of hybrid vehicles on display, with test drives available for each model. While we tested the Toyota Yaris Cross first, we also got the chance to test out the 2024 Toyota Zenix to see what the new MPV has to offer, especially as it is the successor to the Toyota Innova that now comes with a hybrid drivetrain instead of its old turbo diesel se

    Joey DeriquitoJoey Deriquito

    Aug 7, 2023

  • 2024 Toyota Zenix Q: The next best thing to a 2024 Toyota Prius?

    The Toyota Zenix has just launched in the Philippines, adding another 7-seater MPV to the brand’s local lineup of vehicles aside from the older version of the Toyota Innova. It brings two powerplants: a 2.0-liter gasoline variant and a 2.0-liter hybrid model, a new chassis, and a new set of features that weren’t available with the old diesel model. The hybrid variant brings new technology, featuring the brand’s Gen5 Toyota Hybrid system, providing more power and better fuel efficiency than previ

    Joey DeriquitoJoey Deriquito

    Jun 28, 2023

  • The short end of the stick? What features were removed from the Toyota Zenix in the Philippines?

    The Toyota Zenix, the third-generation Toyota Innova, has officially entered the Philippine market. It brings a new chassis, a new set of features, and a game-changing hybrid system that will differentiate it from the diesel model of its past. However, when the Toyota Zenix arrived in the local market, we noticed that it lacked a few of features present in our ASEAN neighbors. That said, we have created a list of key features that Toyota Philippines has removed from the local version of the Toyo

    Joey DeriquitoJoey Deriquito

    Jun 27, 2023

  • AutoFun Philippines Rearview Roundup: Zenix fever has hit the Philippines!

    It is the last Sunday of June! This means we are about to cross the halfway mark of 2023 – how time flies! Indeed, even the Toyota Innova’s successor is now finally in the Philippines, now called the Zenix. The two models will be sold alongside each other, with the new multi-purpose vehicle (MPV) promising a roomier and more refined driving experience. The new Toyota forms part of your top five favorite stories from April 19 to 23, 2023. Here’s your AutoFun Philippines Rearview Roundup! Old vs.

    VJ BacunganVJ Bacungan

    Jun 25, 2023

  • SPEC SHOWDOWN: 2024 Toyota Zenix V CVT vs. Toyota Innova G A/T

    The all-new Toyota Zenix is now officially on sale in the Philippines and will be sold alongside the previous-generation Innova. This new multi-purpose vehicle (MPV) will come in two variants: the non-hybrid V and the hybrid Q. Given that the Innova G (₱1,657,000) and the Zenix V (₱1,670,000) cost around the same, is it more worthwhile to get a plush Innova or go for the base-model Zenix? We find out in this edition of Spec Showdown. Zenix more attractive The all-new Zenix may look like an evolu

    VJ BacunganVJ Bacungan

    Jun 22, 2023

  • 2024 Toyota Zenix: Key specifications you need to know

    Toyota Motor Philippines has launched the 2024 Toyota Zenix as its new 7-seater hybrid electric vehicle (HEV) for the Philippine market. The new Zenix launches in the country with two variants available; the first is a 2.0-liter gasoline-only model, while the second is the top-of-the-line 2.0-liter hybrid model. As this is an all-new car, the MPV comes with a hefty price tag as it brings new hybrid technology. Below is its pricing: Toyota Zenix 2.0 V CVT - ₱1,670,000 Toyota Zeniz 2.0 HEV CVT -₱1

    Joey DeriquitoJoey Deriquito

    Jun 22, 2023

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