Car-Siblings that have Ruled the Philippines Auto Market

Published On By Sahil Miglani for Toyota Vios at CarBay

MANILA: Siblings Day, being celebrated on 10th April in some regions, has gained recognition as honoring relationships of siblings annually. Just like Father’s day, Mother’s day and Daughter’s day, 10th April has its importance in form of siblings day. Celebrating the siblings day in a new fashion or you can say in an autolicious manner. We at Carbay have compiled a list of car-siblings from different brands that have ruled the automotive industry in the country.

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Honda Brio - Honda Brio Amaze

The duo from the catalog Japanese automaker has dominated the market contributing largely to the brand’s overall sales. Being powered by a 1.3-litre VTEC four-cylinder engine, both the cars come with the ability to yield excellent fuel economy and swift throttle response. Both of them deliver progressive power of 100 PS at 6000 rpm and a peak torque of 127 Nm in addition to the stupendous fuel economy, for which the Honda engines are famous. Prominent character lines and sporty aesthetics speaks for the hatch, Brio while the elongated profile of the same grants us the all-new Brio Amaze.

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Hyundai Accent hatch - Hyundai Accent

Joining the existing players of the Philippines market, this sibling pair comes from the fleet of South Korean auto manufacturer, Hyundai. Extremely popular and demanded model in the country, Accent hatch share the engine with its bigger brother, Accent. Both the cars share the same 1.6-litre CRDi diesel engine with VGT that’s potent to pump out a max power of 128 PS at 4000 rpm. As the nomenclature, the charming accents set these two apart from the league with a bold from, prominent character lines and fluidic structure.

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Toyota Yaris - Toyota Vios

Hatch and sedan duo from Toyota’s stable is another sibling pair that has dominated the Philippines auto market with its potent 1.5-litre VVT four-cylinder engine that is good enough for 107 hp at 6000 rpm alongside a peak torque of 142 Nm at 4200 rpm. Both the cars have performed extremely well in their respective segments by outclassing competitors with ease.

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Mitsubishi Mirage - Mitsubishi Mirage G4

With the combination of 1.2-litre MIVEC, CVT (Continuously Variable Transmission) and aerodynamic design, both the cars hold the capability to offer a tough fight to the existing players in their respective fields. In addition to the aforementioned elements, this sibling pair comes with an impressive fuel economy of 21 Kmpl that is certainly one of the best in the current automotive market.

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Suzuki Swift - Suzuki Swift DZire

Another pair that is capable to turn any tide along the way is the sibling-pair from Japan. Powered by 1.2-litre four-cylinder DOHC VVT engine, both the cars hold the capability to produce a max power output of 87 hp at 6000 rpm and a peak torque of 114 Nm at 4000 rpm. Adhered with high quality and a wide range of safety amenities, the pair is reliable and value-for-money buy for the ones looking to buy their first car.

Also Read: Mitsubishi Mirage : Old Vs New

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