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Honda car prices in the Philippines as of June 2012

Car sale: Our friends from Honda sent us the latest price list (June 2012) for your reference.

NOTE: Prices are subject to change without prior notice.


  • 2012 Honda City 1.3 S M/T – P746,000
  • 2012 Honda City 1.3 S A/T – P786,000
  • 2012 Honda City 1.5 E A/T – P836,000

Available colors: Crystal Black, Habanero Red, Tafetta White, Urban Titanium, Sparkling Brown (for 1.5E variant only)

Free Items: Floormats, Seat Cover, 3M Tint


  • 2012 Honda Jazz 1.5 EX A/T (from Japan) – P899,000
  • 2012 Honda Jazz 1.3 S A/T (from Thailand) – P792,000
  • 2012 Honda Jazz 1.3 S M/T (from Thailand) – P752,000

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Win a Canon Powershot G12, HP Mini & HTC Wildfire from Honda Philippines’ Jazz Live it Up Online Photo Contest

We recently reviewed a Honda Jazz on a weekend trip (review still to come), and while it’s not the biggest car in terms of volume, it’s certainly versatile and flexible, especially with the different seat configurations. That’s why Honda is giving gadgets to photographers who can creatively capture this versatility. Prizes at stake include a Canon Powershot G12, an HP Mini and an HTC Wildfire smartphone.

Here’s the media release.

Join Honda Cars Philippines, Inc.’s Jazz Live it Up online photo contest for a chance to win cool gadgets. With its surprisingly huge cabin space and versatile seat configuration, you can practically live up your lifestyle inside the Honda Jazz.

Simply capture the things you can do inside the Jazz and upload the photograph in www.hondaphil.com. You may set-up your kids’ playground or even have a picnic inside the car during your family’s out of town trip. The possibilities are endless with the Honda Jazz.

Be sure to write a short description of the photograph. The photograph that shows the most creative and most original idea wins.

Jazz Live it Up online photo contest runs until February 28, 2011. Contest shall award the three best photographs. 1st prize winner gets to take home a Canon G12 while 2nd and 3rd prize winners shall receive an HP Mininote and HTC Wildfire mobile phone, respectively. Winners are to present a valid ID and printed email confirmation by Honda Cars Philippines, Inc. upon claiming of prizes.

Revolutionizing the concept of small cars, the Honda Jazz has outshined competition in terms of interior space and functionality with its versatile ULTRA seats. Powered by the i-VTEC engine, the Jazz also delivers outstanding fuel economy without sacrificing power output. These amazing features make the Jazz the unbeatable choice of the media for Most Fuel Efficient and Most Functional Passenger Cabin for three times in a row during the Auto Focus Automobile of the Year Awards and 2010 Consumer Choice of the Year during the Annual C! Awards. Loaded with numerous innovative technologies, it is no surprise that the Honda Jazz has gained worldwide popularity that reaches cumulative sales of over 3.5 million units since its debut in 2001.

Check the Honda Jazz in any of 28 Honda dealerships nationwide. You may also virtually play with the different seat configurations of the Jazz and load exciting items for any of the three fun destinations on the website by simply visiting www.hondajazzfuv.com/jazzmasutra.php. Just remember to try before you buy. Be smart! Test drive!

Honda Jazz 1.3S AT 2nd Generation Review (First Impressions)

I haven’t even had the chance to sit down and finish my review for the Nissan Sentra 200 CVT, and another car has honked its horn on the driveway asking for a write-up: the Honda City 1.3S AT. Well, I actually had to take a cab to pick it up from the Honda marketing office, but that’s another story.

The second-generation Honda City 1.3S AT was actually released in 2009, and so this review might come in a bit late. But as they say, better late than never. These are actually just first impressions, as I still have to make a verdict much later, after I take this little pocket rocket out for a spin in these next few days.

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Honda to recall defective Fit subcompacts

1.35 million Fit subcompacts will be recalled by Honda Motor Co around the world in order to fix defective headlights wiring.

Fit cars that were assembled in Japan from November 2001 to October 2007 are subject to the said recall. These cars were mostly from the Suzuka industrial unit of Honda.

Majority of the Fit cars, which is around 735,000 units, are from Japan. 385,000 units will be recalled in Europe where the unit is known as Jazz. There are also units from Africa, and the Middle East, and Asia including the Philippines.

The estimated cost for the recall is 3.6 billion yen or $43 million. According to a spokesman of Honda in Tokyo, there was no accident associated to the Fit cars with defects but this will bring a great impact to the auto company.