List of the most popular MPVs available in the Philippines

Updated Dec 27, 2022 | Same topic: Best Advice for Car Buyers

To aid car buyers, here's a list of the most popular MPV cars in the Philippines, including variants, price list, and brief review. Check now!

To guide prospective buyers especially the beginning of 2020, will provide the list of the most popular MPVs available here in the Philippines right now. We’ll include a price list and a short but generalized review of each model.

1. Toyota MPV cars in the Philippines

Toyota Innova: Most popular MPV car in the Philippines

Toyota Innova Variants
Innova 2.8 V Diesel
Php 1,680,000
Innova 2.8 G Diesel
Php 1,452,000
Innova 2.0 G Gas
Php 1,320,000
Innova 2.8 E Diesel
Php 1,250,000
Innova 2.0 E Gas
Php 1,178,000
Innova 2.8 J Diesel
Php 1,146,000
Innova 2.0 J Gas
Php 1,036,000

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A picture of the Toyota Innova.

While there's no word yet on a new version or a facelift, the current Innova still holds up in terms of exterior design

Larger in size than the Toyota Avanza, the Toyota Innova is the Toyota Philippines’ most popular vehicle being sold here in the Philippines since 2005 up to the present.

The Innova is also one of the three-vehicle models belonging to the Toyota IMV platform. This means that it rides on a “ladder” or body on frame chassis making it as robust as its Fortuner and Hilux brothers.

In 2016, Toyota gave the Innova a significant makeover on the outside and the inside. For its exterior, it’s been given a more modern look while the interior is more user-oriented.

While the other IMV models can come with 4x4, the Innova only comes with a 4x2 drivetrain and has a rear-wheel-drive layout. Engine choices include 2.8-liter diesel and 2.0-liter gasoline.

Just like the Fortuner, the Innova can comfortably seat seven people thus making it ideal for families.

>>> Read more: MPV or Crossover: Which one is perfect for Pinoys?

Toyota Avanza: A seven-seater mini MPV car in the Philippines

Toyota Avanza 1.5 G
Php 969,000
Toyota Avanza 1.3 E
Php 876,000
Toyota Avanza 1.3 J
Php 743,000
Toyota Avanza Veloz
Php 1,077,000

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A picture of the Toyota Avanza parked beside a lake.

The Avanza is much smaller than the Innova but just as capable in terms of passenger capacity

While smaller than the Innova, the Toyota Avanza is a seven-seater Mini MPV that also has a front-engine, rear-wheel-drive layout. Instead of a body of frame build, the Toyota Avanza is a unibody like most vehicles of its size. Like the Innova however, it’s still as robust as it’s a larger cousin.

The Toyota Avanza has two engine options: 1.3-liter engine (93 horsepower/120 NM) and 1.5-liter engine which can produce (103 horsepower/136 NM).

>>> Related: 2021 Toyota Avanza: Expectations and what we know so far

2. Mitsubishi MPV cars in the Philippines

Mitsubishi Xpander: Most popular Mitsubishi MPV cars

Mitsubishi Xpander GLX 1.5 G
Php 999,000
Mitsubishi Xpander GLX Plus 1.5 G
Php 1,075,000
Mitsubishi Xpander GLS 1.5 G
Php 1,110,000
Mitsubishi Xpander GLS Sport 1.5 G
Php 1,175,000

>>> Check out the latest pricing changes of the Xpander

A picture of the Mitsubishi Xpander.

When it first came out, the futuristic looks of the Xpander certainly drew in a lot of eyes

Introduced at the Indonesia International Auto show in 2016, the Mitsubishi Xpander is now positioned as the company’s sole compact MPV available in the Philippines.

It’s also one of the most popular models being sold by Mitsubishi Philippines right now due to its hyper futuristic looks and its ability to comfortably seat seven people.

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Currently, the Xpander comes with one engine option; a 1.5-liter DOHC MIVEC engine that can make around 105 horsepower and 141 NM of torque. While it might not be that fast, it does return around 12 km/l in the city with only two passengers aboard.

In terms of safety features, the Xpander is as well equipped as its competitors. It has dual front airbags, an anti-lock braking system with electronic brake distribution, and stability control (GLS Sport).

>>> Learn more about this MPV in our in-depth Mitsubishi Xpander Philippines Review

3. Honda MPV cars in the Philippines

Honda BR-V: A stretched-out Brio MPV car in the Philippines

Honda BR-V 1.5 S CVT
Php 1,035,000
Honda BR-V 1.5 Prestige CVT
Php 1,075,000
Honda BR-V 1.5 V CVT
Php 1,155,000

>>> View full Honda BR-V price installment list in the Philippines

The Honda BR-V is a compact crossover SUV which is essentially a stretched-out Honda Brio. This is because it currently shares the same platform with the aforementioned Honda made a compact car and the Mobilio, another Honda made MPV.

A picture of the Honda BR-V.

Looks like a taller, wider Brio

Currently, the BR-V sits just below the HR-V in terms of market segment and is currently being sold mainly in Asia. It can fit in seven people just fine.

For engines, the Honda BR-V comes with a 1.5-liter i-VTEC inline-4 that can make 118 horsepower and 145 NM which is not that bad for the purpose it was built for; a city going roundabout hence the name, Bold Runabout Vehicle. Power is sent to the front wheels with either a 6-speed manual or a CVT.

The Honda Brio won’t win in terms of speed and agility, but hey, it can reliably get you from A to B efficiently and safely.

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Honda Mobilio: A wagon-lookalike MPV car in the Philippines

Honda Mobilio1.5 E
Php 895,000
Honda Mobilio1.5 V CVT
Php 968,000
Honda Mobilio1.5 RS Navi CVT
Php 1,085,000

>>> Click to find estimated price installment for the Honda Mobilio

A picture of the Honda Mobilio.

The Mobilio reminds us more of a wagon than an MPV

While visually, it looks like the wagon version of the Brio because it does indeed share the same platform, the Honda Mobilio is a seven-seater mini-MPV.

The main difference it has with the BR-V though is that it rides significantly lower to the ground but otherwise, it has the same engine. The manual option, however, has 1 gear less than the BR-V but the CVT is just about the same.

The BR-V, however, has a higher wheelbase due to its SUV like stance. The Mobilio does return a significantly better fuel mileage at 17.3 kmpl which is 12% better in comparison to the BR-V’s 14.8 kmpl average.

Like the BR-V, the Mobilio isn’t that fast, but with that kind of fuel economy it is returning, it’s a winner for sure.

>>> Broaden your search with our list of all MPV for sale in the Philippines

4. Suzuki MPV cars in the Philippines

Suzuki Ertiga: A brilliant mini MPV car in the Philippines

Suzuki Ertiga GA MT
Php 738,000
Suzuki Ertiga GL MT
Php 858,000
Suzuki Ertiga GL AT
Php 898,000
Suzuki Ertiga GLX AT
Php 988,000

>>> View full pricing details of the Suzuki Ertiga with SRP and installment

Being the small car specialist that they are, Suzuki’s Ertiga is a brilliant mini-MPV that’s also popular here in the Philippines. And it figures because despite having a unibody construction, the Ertiga’s unibody can actually take a beating.

A picture of the Ertiga travelling on a road.

Despite its affordability, we appreciate the Ertiga's quiet sleekness

Currently, the Suzuki Ertiga has only one engine option; the 1.5-liter inline-4 K15B which has an output of 103 horsepower and 138 NM of torque. There are two transmission options for the Ertiga; a 5-speed manual and a 4-speed automatic. Power is sent to the front wheels. To save some budget, you might want to consider a used mini MPV, like these Chevrolet Spin 2014 for example.

Like the other MPVs in this list, the Ertiga can comfortably seat seven people making ideal for a large family.

Suzuki APV: Old school “multi-cabs”

Suzuki APV 1.6 GA MT
Php 588,000
Suzuki APV 1.6 GLX MT
Php 808,000

>>> Get to the most updated price page of the Suzuki APV

A picture of the Suzuki APV.

Despite the simple looks, the APV is a reliable vehicle especially for a person with a large family

The Suzuki APV whilst reminiscent of the old school “multi-cabs” common in our country, is actually a mini MPV. It’s also one of the most affordable MPVs that you can buy here in the Philippines right now.

Inside, the APV can fit in up to eight people with room to spare for luggage. This makes it great for small businesses and even as a family vehicle.

And while a bit bare in terms of features, the top of the line APV GLX does have an 8-inch infotainment touchscreen and most of the safety equipment you’d expect of a modern vehicle.

Under the hood, the Suzuki APV comes with a 1.5-liter SOHC inline-4 that can make 91 horsepower and 127 NM of torque.

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Cesar G.B. Miguel

Cesar G.B. Miguel


Cesar Guiderone B. Miguel was born and raised in Iligan City, Lanao Del Norte. He graduated in 2010 with a Bachelor of Arts in English degree from Mindanao State University - Iligan Institute of Technology. He previously worked as a freelance writer for various websites, as a member of the Iligan City Disaster Risk Reduction Management's training staff, and as a medical sales representative.


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