Driving 101: Top 5 MPVs to buy in the Philippines in 2020

Updated Aug 04, 2020 | Same topic: Best Advice for Car Buyers
Are you planning to purchase a new car in 2020? Check out our list of top 5 MPVs that worth to consider in the Philippines this year.

Despite the crazy increase in the numbers of  SUVs sold recently, MPVs has remained popular as the most practical, versatile cars on the Philippines market. As a multi-purpose vehicle, this car does a good performance both in carrying passengers in comfort and carrying luggage when needed.

In this articles, Philkotse.com will list out 5 best MPVs that are sure to roam around Philippines road this 2020! Let's check out!

I. Top 5 MPVs of 2020 in the Philippines

All these are good options with premium features as well. All the relevant specs and features in the tables; should help in choosing the best in “Driving 101: Top 5 MPVs for 2020”. Let’s get it on and see which is the best of the top 5!

1. Toyota Avanza 2020 (SRP 721,000 - 1,065,000)

  • Best reason to get: Most will get it for the tag price, and as a small MPV it packs a good enough punch! Has dual airbags with good ELR seat belts that give it an edge, over options without.
  • The deal-breaker: Is the lack of extra safety options when compared to other options.
  • Verdict: It’s reasonable enough to get MPV that is small and fuel efficient with its small displacement.

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2. Chevrolet Spin 2020 (SRP 838,888 - 928,888)

  • Best reason to get: It offers a good deal with enough safety features, enough power features for convenience.
  • The deal-breaker: It’s good for the price but falls short on power and pull, but one of the smallest in width and height! It needs more options to make it better.
  • Verdict: The Spin is low-cost and affordable MPV with enough features that are very affordable too.

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Top 5 MPVs 2020_Chevrolet spin

 Chevrolet Spin is a robust automobile for your active lifestyle

3. Toyota Innova 2020 (SRP 1,010,000 - 1,679,000)

Since its launch in 2005, the Toyota Innova has become one of the best 7-seater MPVs in the Philippines with impressive sales figures over the years.

  • Best reason to get: It is loaded and hits the sweet spot for everything that matters, and is a good option!
  • The deal-breaker: None for this, but maybe the price but it can’t be helped, because it is good.
  • Verdict: It may the MP for not so choosy buyers that is basic and very reliable as a popular MPV.

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Top 5 MPVs 2020_innova

The Toyota Innova has become the best-selling MPV in the Philippine car market

4.  Honda Mobilio 2020 (SRP 884,000 - 1,071,000)

  • Best reason to get: Now, get this MPV that has smaller displacement but is a match for the features of the Innova.
  • The deal-breaker: There’s nothing to dislike except adding a bigger engine for more power, but is an excellent less expensive option to consider.
  • Verdict: It’s value for money and hits the overall sweet-spot!

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Top 5 MPVs 2020_mobilio

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5. Mitsubishi Xpander 2020 (SRP 955,000 - 1,130,000)

  • Best reason to get: Get it for the excellent safety feature and one of the biggest MPV, with a trusted MIVEC engine mated to it. Everything needed is installed for a better-appointed MPV option.
  • The deal-breaker: Needs a better and more powerful engine; could benefit with some extra equipment like backing sonar or a rear camera.
  • Verdict: It’s a steal for the price and will be a good option, but needs to address some shortcomings.

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Top 5 MPVs 2020_Xpander

Mitsubishi Xpander features both the “toughness of an SUV” and “the versatility of an MPV”

Thinking of another MPV in mind? Check our our List of the most popular MPVs available in the Philippines for more options!

II. Top 5 MPVs of 2020: Spec Comparison

Look over the tables to compare them and see what is best!

1. Dimensions

 
Dimensions
Length
Width
Height
Ground clearance
Toyota Avanza
4,140 mm
1,660 mm
1,695 mm
180 mm
Chevrolet Spin
4620 mm
1735 mm
1644 mm
157 mm
Toyota Innova
4,735 mm
1,830 mm
1,795
mm
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Honda Mobilio
4,386- 4,398 mm
1,683 mm
1,603 mm
189 mm
Mitsubishi Xpander
4,475 mm
1,750 mm
1,700 mm
205 mm

2. Performance

Model
Displacement
Horsepower
Torque
Drive train
Power train
Toyota Avanza
1,495-1,298 cc
103-90
136-117
4 Speed Automatic or 5 Speed Manual
Front Wheel Drive (FWD)
Chevrolet Spin
1.3-1.5 liters
109-75
190-141
5-speed MT
Front Wheel Drive (FWD)
Toyota Innova
2755-1998 cc Gas/diesel
A/T 171 (M/T 167)/ 136
A/T 360 (M/T 343)/ 183
6-Speed Automatic Sequential and 5-Speed MT
Front Wheel Drive (FWD)
Honda Mobilio
1,497 cc
120
145
Earth Dreams Technology Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT)
Front Wheel Drive (FWD
Mitsubishi Xpander
1.5 liters
105
141
4-speed Automatic and 5-speed Manual
Front Wheel Drive (FWD

3. Exterior features

Model
Auto adjust headlights
Third brake light
Power side view mirror
Daylight
Halogen/Hid/LEDs headlights
Fog lights front/ back
Auto headlight
Auto wiper
Toyota Avanza
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes, No, No
Yes, No
No
No
Chevrolet Spin
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes/No, No
Yes, No
No
No
Toyota Innova
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes, No, yes
Yes, No
No
No
Honda Mobilio
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes, No, No
Yes, No
No
No
Mitsubishi Xpander
No
Yes
Yes
No
No, No, Yes
Yes, No
No
No

4. Safety features

Safety
No. of airbags
3 pt. ELR seatbelts
ABS/EBD/BA
Isofix mounts
VSC
HSA
Cruise control
Rear camera
Parking sensors
Toyota Avanza
2
Yes
Yes, No, No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Chevrolet Spin
2
Yes
Yes, Yes. No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Toyota Innova
6
Yes
Yes, Yes, No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
Honda Mobilio
2
Yes
Yes, Yes, No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Mitsubishi Xpander
2
Yes
Yes, Yes, No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
No

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5. Comfort features

Model
Auto AC/manual/Multi-zone
Touchscreen
Bluetooth
GPS
Steering wheel controls
Power locks
Power windows
Speed sensing locks
Toyota Avanza
No, Yes, No
No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
No
Chevrolet Spin
No, Yes, No
No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Toyota Innova
Yes, Yes, No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Honda Mobilio
No, Yes, No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Mitsubishi Xpander
Yes, No, Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
 
Has the decision been made about what option to get in “Driving 101: Top 5 MPVs for 2020”? Just remember that all these options satisfy a preference. Just stack them up and see what figures as the best. No two MPVs are the same, the best options are what give the best benefits!

There are other options to consider in our MPV/SUVs for sale sections. Don't forget to visit Philkotse.com and catch up with the latest car news all over the world!

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Norjan Ismail Abbas

Norjan enjoys writing about various topics, and car is among them. Don't ever ask him which his most favorite car is since he has none. He believes each car is beautiful in its own way.