The question which haunts every used car buyer is where to put your hard-earned money on? Which is the best option from the available lucrative choices? Finalizing a used car or hunting through the vast listing of cars for a perfect one is no joke. Short-listing that one hidden gem among an array of cars listed on a used car portal is certainly a tedious task. Hence, in order to simplify your search and make your task easy like never before, we have a list of top five options available under the price bracket of PhP 500,000. We have compiled a list of 5 hatchbacks that are not only worth a buy but also hold a reputed position in their respective segments. Check out them below and make a wise choice.
Coming from the fleet of the Japanese automaker, the Mirage is rated as one of the best in class hatchbacks that you can own under PhP 500,000. It is stylish, compact, feature-rich and economical. Yes, it justifies every single aspect perfectly. Being powered by a 1.2-litre in-line three-cylinder gasoline mill, it can churn out a considerable power of 78 PS and a peak torque of 100 Nm. A fuel economy of around 21 Kmpl is another reason that you should probably go for this swift hatch.
Featuring in the list of top 5 best selling cars in the Philippines on a consistent basis, Toyota Wigo doesn’t need a reason to impress buyers. Its drooling looks, ideal structure, comfortable cabin and an efficient 1.0-litre inline three-cylinder engine are good enough to shout out for its splendor. The brand offers this hatch with two transmission options, 5-speed manual as well as 4-speed automatic while the engine can pump out a max power of 65 PS along with a peak torque of 85 Nm. It is one of those cars that would allow you to carve your way through tough city conditions with ease, thanks to its soft suspension and electronic power steering. While, its automatic gearbox takes care of your foot by not allowing it to press the pedal over and over again.
Kia Picanto is another value for money option available in the used car market in the Philippines. Since, its inception in the country, it has won a million hearts and its charm hasn’t faded away over the years, rather has attracted a lot more customers in the recent past, be it a new car market or a used one. Offered in two different engines, 1.0-litre and 1.2-litre with D-CVVT technology, it holds the capability to outclass competition by yielding impressive fuel economy numbers. Its smaller engine is good enough for 69 PS and 94 Nm of torque while the bigger engine can pump out a max power of 87 PS and a peak torque of 120 Nm.
Eon is another popular choice among the buyers of the Philippines that has made its mark in the society with its jaw-dropping looks, enhanced feature list and optimum pricing. If you are looking for a second-hand car in the near future then do search for this groovy hatch among the list of used cars. Its small 814 cc engine is good enough to serve your daily commutation needs and acts as a perfect choice for a nuclear family. With a recorded fuel economy figure of 20.8 Kmpl, it is certainly one of the best choices currently available in the market. Get your research going and scroll through the long list of used cars for an ideal, less-run Eon.
Not very popular around the globe, but has a considerable fanbase in the country. The Chinese brand has a joint venture with Jaguar Land Rover and is producing this mini car since 2003. The QQ3 has carried over the legacy in Philippines as well by contributing significant sales to the brand’s overall outreach. Powered by a 1.2-litre engine with the ability to generate 69 hp and a peak torque of 93 Nm, QQ3 caters the needs of a common man or a middle-class person.
All the five aforementioned choices are worth a buy and if you are looking to buy a second-hand car in near future, these choices are the ideal ones. Check out the listing for these cars ahead of any other road machine and make a wise decision at the end.