The Philippine automotive bazaar has affluence of affidavit to bless this year, as it is able-bodied on its way to exhausted its 2016 ambition of affairs 370,000. As of the end of August, automotive sales accept already accomplished 229,919 units. What’s absorbing about this year is that anniversary of the account sales numbers from 2016 accept so far exceeded those from the antecedent year, with August announcement bigger access at 40 percent, accomplishing 32,472 units compared to aftermost August’s 23,181.
With commendations to the car architect baronial in agreement of sales, Toyota Motor Philippines sits appealing at the top of the heap, which it has captivated on to aback 1999. TMP takes a lion’s allotment of the bazaar with 43.48 percent. Mitsubishi Motors Philippines Corporation holds on to a abroad additional at 17.58 percent. At third abode with a 9.72 percent bazaar allotment is Ford, while Isuzu and Honda circuit up the top bristles with 7.55 percent and 6.30 percent bazaar shares, respectively.
So what are the top affairs cars of 2016 so far? Without added ado, actuality they are:
With 13,900 units awash from January to May 2016, the Philippines’ abiding album charcoal a accepted best for clandestine car and auto agile owners alike. It’s no abstruseness how the Toyota Vios has captured both markets, as there lies a abrupt aberration amid its aerial end and low end models that a avant-garde ambit of buyers appreciate, from the budget-conscious to those with affluence of disposable income. Now on its third generation, the four-door auto auto comes in a best amid the upgraded 1.3-liter and 1.5-liter Dual VVT-I agent that’s commutual with either a 5-speed chiral or CVT chiral with Sequential Control.
In the Philippines, aback it comes to vans, the Toyota HiAce is the name to beat. Thanks to its redesign in 2004, the HiAce has become the prime aces for vans, earning the assurance of government, fleet, and clandestine buyers alike. So accepted is this Toyota van that it has spawned so abounding imitators, best conspicuously from the Chinese automotive market. Affairs a absolute of 8,044 units for mid-2016, the latest archetypal comes in a best amid a 2.5-liter and 3.0-liter agent accessible with a 5-speed chiral or 4-speed automated gearbox.
Ford’s 7-seater is one of the American car brand’s flagship archetypal in the Philippines, and is additionally one of the marques to argue with in the exceptional mid-size SUV segment. With 6,037 units awash so far, the Philippine-version Everest boasts a of two TDCi agent types—a 3.2-liter Duratorq 5-cylinder and a 2.2-liter 4-cylinder. Chiral options accommodate a 6-speed automated or 6-speed manual. The ride has bigger consistently for the agent over the aftermost few years, and accumulated with a adventurous design, able-bodied engine, and avant-garde assurance features, the Ford Everest is a answerable winner.
With three Toyota cartage in the top five, you’re apparently starting to accept the close butt that the Japanese auto maker holds over the Philippine agent market. Aboriginal appear locally in 2014, the Wigo didn’t decay any time bagging CAGI’s Best Micro Car of the Year Award for 2014 – 2015. This bunched Toyota agent runs on a deceptively minute 1.0-liter agent and is akin to either a 5-speed chiral or 4-speed automated transmission. The Wigo was advised to degrade Mitsubishi’s accepted burghal car the Mirage, and it abiding looks that it has managed to do so, affairs a absolute of 6,020 units sold, compared to the Mirage’s 4,950.
It seems that the ‘sudden adventitious acceleration’ alarm that the Montero Sport endured for abundant of 2015 did little to bedew this year’s sales numbers, as the agent awash an absorbing 5,870 units for the aboriginal bisected of 2016 and bury itself calmly at the fifth spot. 2016 marks the absolution of the midsize SUV’s third generation, and the agent now appearance an all-new 2.4-liter 4-cylinder DOHC 16V MIVEC agent engine. A best amid a 6-speed chiral and 8-speed automated with Sports Mode is accessible for the transmission.
The Isuzu mu-X is a almighty SUV that’s based on the Chevrolet Trailblazer, with the latest adaptation actuality able with the upgraded 2.5-liter 4JK1-TC and 3.0-liter4JJ1-TC engines. These alter the RZ4E-TC agent of the antecedent version. Chiral comes by way of either a 5-speed automated or manual, but the closing absolutely the bigger assuming of the two, ammunition economy-wise. As of mid-year, this Isuzu SUV has managed to move 5,274 units.
Toyota’s auto owns the authority of actuality the aboriginal car to ability North Pole aback in 2007, and the agent has alone added to its account of accomplishments aback then. As the alone auto to accomplish it to the top 10 list, this Toyota crammer awash a absolute of 5,182 units by the end of May.
The Mirage G4 is the auto adaptation of Mitsubishi’s accepted hatchback. The additional best accepted agent in Mitsubishi’s calendar has enjoyed acceptable sales numbers aback its release, which awash aloof a beard beneath 5,000 by midyear, at 4,950.
This bunched MPV was Toyota’s bestselling agent from 2005 to 2008. Unfortunately for the Philippines’ better car brand, the Innova’s numbers accept gradually slipped aback then. Its numbers exceeded 10,000 at the end of the year during its heyday. Still, at 4,258 at the center mark, the Innova’s numbers are annihilation to belittle at.
Owing to its handsome avant-garde design, the Ford Ecosport is a absolutely accepted car in the metro. Some would alike cartel to alarm the archetypal ubiquitous. The Ecosport has managed to affected about poor reviews with its glassy administration and affordable price, which has helped the archetypal acquire 4,077 units awash so far.
The column Best Affairs Cars in the Philippines 2016 – So Far appeared aboriginal on Carmudi Philippines Journal.
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