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Cars Philippines at its Best

When we think about cars Philippines have enough things and information that first brought up to our mind: the automobile marketing and its evolution.

Furthermore, we could think of a comprehensive list of cars in the Philippines that are being sold with a short description of its manufacturers’ history. Another thing is their value that will surely depend on their quality and manufacturer. Honda Philippines, Toyota Motors Philippines and Ford Philippines are only few of those successful and famous car manufacturers in the Philippines today.

Automobile Marketing in the Philippines

The industry of automobile first boomed during the Phil-Am (Philippine American) occupation together with Americans who first introduced their vehicles that have distributed loosely in the roads during the 60’s era.
In 1973 when oil crisis was experienced in the Philippines, Filipinos are informed by President Ferdinand Marcos to buy 4 cylinder engine vehicles instead. Although this was implemented, still some vehicles have drawn back their businesses during the Martial Law but others have returned during President Corazon Aquino’s term.

During 1990’s, many Philippine car manufacturers introduced their own creations and models to the public. But there are still some having drawn back when the car sales decreased during the Asian Crisis where the economy slumped.

Automobile sales became a hit in 2006-2007 as new car models increase. In the present, despite of the fuel crisis in the world market, automobile sales are still strong.

Philippine Cars The Evolution and Success

When it comes in choosing the right car Philippines have lots of manufacturers that are world renowned and well acknowledged by the car buyers. When you buy or sell a car the Philippines is also a good choice all over Asia because of its quality and services.

In the Philippines, some cars have been particularly successful with its total sale and maintenance cost. The following are few of the leading cars and car makers that are successful and already leave a trademark in the Philippine car industry:

Ford Philippines – Ford considered as the leading American car makers in 1998 and its status symbols are their SUV’s, Explorer, F150, Lynx, Escape, Focus, Everest, E-Series and Expedition.

Honda Cars Philippines – In 1992, Honda entered the market and known with their top best selling vehicles which are CRV, The Civic, City, Accord, Jazz, Odyssey, HRV and Pilot.

Hyundai Asian Resources – When Starex Vans earned fame, Hyundai finally decided to open their business in 1998. Getz, Tucson, Accent, Sonata, Elantra, Azera, Veracruz, Starex, Tiburon, i10, i20, Matrix, Genesis and Santa Fe are its best sellers.

Isuzu Philippines – The 1950s saw the entry of Isuzu in the country and this vehicle brand came in with quality trucks in tow. By the year 1972, Isuzu made an agreement with General Motors and helped in the creation of GM Philippines.

Kia – Kia entered the country in 1993 together with its leading cars such as Picanto, Rio, Carens etc.

Mazda Philippines – Mazda was first introduced by Columbian Motors Philippines in 1993and popular for their 3, 6 and Tribute to name a few.

Nissan –Nissan has actually a partner in the Philippines. Universal Motors Corporation made a move in 1984 when the company focused on the Nissan light and commercial and recreational vehicles.

Toyota Motors Philippines – In 1989, Toyota Motors Philippines entered the market where Toyota Philippines favorite topnotchers are Corolla, Vios, RAV4, Corona, Camry, Tamaraw Orignial, Tamaraw FX, Cressida, Fortuner, Yaris, Innova, HiAce, Fortuner, Revo, Previa and Revo.




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