12 affordable cars with panoramic sunroof (under P1.5-million)

Updated Mar 10, 2022

Who said cars with a panoramic sunroof have to be expensive?

Intro

Back in the day, a panoramic sunroof is considered a premium feature that a vehicle can have. Designed with actuators that help bring natural light into the cabin automatically, panoramic sunroofs also come with a function where they can be tilted to allow air to enter the cabin.

Geely Okavango front view

Panoramic sunroofs provide sunlight to the cabin

But as time passes by and in-car technologies continue to innovate, panoramic sunroofs are becoming a standard even for relatively affordable cars. Now, you don’t need to dish out a hefty amount of cash just to buy a vehicle from a premium car brand to benefit from a panoramic sunroof.

With that being said, let’s take a look at 12 affordable cars you can buy in the Philippines priced with a panoramic sunroof. Take note, this list only contains those models priced under the P1.5-million mark.

1. Geely Coolray Sport

We’ll start this list with the model that gave Geely its name in the country, the Geely Coolray. It is considered one of the best-selling subcompact crossovers in the country. The probable reason for this feat is its many features including a panoramic sunroof available on the top-spec Sport variant.

Geely Coolray front view

A popular model in its segment

Other features that the flagship variant offer include a 10.25-inch multimedia touch screen, cruise control, full LED headlamps with daytime running lights (DRLs), remote start, push start button, electronic stability control system, sport leather seats, and fully automatic parking assist system.

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Geely Coolray

The Geely Coolray is a subcompact crossover. In the local market, this model has three variants with a price ranging from Php 1,073,000 to Php 1,269,000.

Under the hood of the Coolray is a 1.5-liter inline-3 turbocharged gasoline engine capable of making up to 177 horsepower and 255 Nm of torque. It is then linked to a seven-speed wet-type dual clutch gearbox sending power to its front wheels.  

Size-wise, the Coolray is 4,330mm long, 1,800mm wide, and 1,609mm in height. It also has a wheelbase length of 2,600mm.  

Locally, the Coolray competes against the likes of the Toyota Raize, Nissan Kicks, Hyundai Creta, Kia Seltos, Mazda CX-3, Honda HR-V, Chevrolet Tracker, MG ZS, among others.  

 

₱ 998,000 - ₱ 1,269,000

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2. Chery Tiggo 7 Pro

Next up on the list is the Chery Auto Philippines’ latest addition to the local lineup, the Chery Tiggo 7 Pro. It is a 5-seater compact crossover that had no trouble in making its name known in the local market with its premium styling and loads of features including a panoramic sunroof.

Chery Tiggo 7 Pro front view

Premium-looking yet affordable

In fact, the first batch of the new model sold out within just 30 days. The new compact crossover also helps drive the sales performance of the Chinese carmaker on a month-to-month basis.

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Chery Tiggo 7 Pro

The Cherry Tiggo 7 Pro is the Chinese marque's entry to the compact crossover segment in the country. Chery Tiggo 7 Pro Price in the Philippines starts at ₱1,250,000. There's also a two-tone trim which has a price tag of ₱1,280,000. Powering this vehicle is a 1.5-liter turbocharged gasoline engine capable of generating 145 horsepower and 210 Nm of torque. As standard, the engine is connected to a continuously variable transmission (CVT).

Dimensions-wise, the Tiggo 7 Pro spans 4,500 mm in length, 1,824 mm in width, and 1,746 mm in height. Moreover, it gets a wheelbase and ground clearance rated at 2,670 mm and 163 mm, respectively. In the local market, the Chinese compact crossover competes against the likes of the Ford Territory, Toyota Corolla Cross, and Geely Azkarra

₱ 1,250,000 - ₱ 1,280,000

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3. Volkswagen T-Cross SE

One of the newest models to arrive in 2021 is the Volkswagen T-Cross. It joins the local subcompact crossover segment with two variants, namely the base S and top-spec SE variants. Only the flagship variant gets to benefit from a panoramic sunroof which adds light to the youthful cabin theme of the model.

Volkswagen T-Cross front view

The German carmaker is making moves with this one [Note: Photo shows S variant]

The Volkswagen T-Cross SE is equipped with a 2-tone interior with leather seats and exterior-matched interior panel color. Providing entertainment for drivers and passengers is a 9.2-inch touchscreen that supports Apple CarPlay. It is complemented by four speakers as standard.

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Volkswagen T-Cross

The Volkswagen T-Cross is a, five-seater, subcompact crossover. Locally, it has two different variants. There’s the T-Cross S 180 MPI AT priced at Php 1,098,000, and the T-Cross SE 180 MPI AT, which can be had for Php 1,250,000. 

Size-wise, the T-Cross is 4,218mm long, 1,760mm wide, and 1,599mm in height. It also has a wheelbase length of 2,651mm, and a ground clearance of 185mm. 

Under the hood of the Volkswagen T-Cross is a 1.5-liter inline-4 gasoline engine that can make 111 horsepower and 145 Nm of torque. The said engine is then paired with a six-speed automatic gearbox, which sends power to its front wheels. 

Locally, the Volkswagen T-Cross competes against the likes of the Toyota Raize, Kia Seltos, MG ZS, Geely Coolray, Honda HR-V, among others. 

₱ 1,098,000 - ₱ 1,340,000

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4. Changan CS75 Plus

Chinese carmaker Changan has entered the local market with five models, including the Changan CS75 Plus. It is equipped with loads of features such as a panoramic sunroof, 360-degree panoramic camera, 12-inch touchscreen with Bluetooth and USB connectivity, 7-inch LCD instrument cluster, smart key with push start/stop button.

Changan CS75 Plus front view

Sleek and sporty looking crossover

What car buyers can enjoy about owning this 5-seater compact crossover is the car brand’s Vital 5 after-sales program. The program consists of a 5-year warranty (or 150,000 km whichever comes first), the Veloservice which reassures that parts are readily available, the guaranteed 60-minute preventive maintenance service (PMS) Fastlane service, free towing services, and a 24/7 customer care hotline.

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Changan CS75 Plus

The Changan CS75 Plus is a five-seater compact crossover that’s equipped with a 1.5-liter turbocharged gasoline engine that delivers 176 hp and 265 Nm of torque. The engine is mated to a six-speed automatic transmission. 

The CS75 Plus goes up against the likes of the Honda CR-V, Chery Tiggo 7 Pro, Toyota Corolla Cross, among others. In terms of dimensions, the Changan CS75 Plus measures 4,690mm long, 1,865mm wide, and 1,710mm tall. It also has a wheelbase of 2,710mm. 

The Changan CS75 Plus is offered with a sole variant that’s priced at Php 1,229,000.

₱ 1,379,000

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5. Chevrolet Tracker LT Redline

The newcomer from American car brand Chevrolet packs a wide array of features including a large sliding panoramic sunroof. Take note, only the Chevrolet Tracker LT Redline gets to benefit from this feature which comes with a price tag under the P1.5-million mark.

Chevrolet Tracker front view

Chevrolet PH's new addition to its lineup

Inside, the Tracker is equipped with sports-style seats, two-tone jet black and captain blue interior theme, red double stitching, and an 8-inch infotainment screen with Chevrolet MyLink and Apple CarPlay. All these features give an impression that the model is aiming to make a noise in the local subcompact crossover segment.

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Chevrolet Tracker

The Chevrolet Tracker Philippines 2022 is a subcompact crossover SUV made by General Motors in China and Brazil. It replaces the Trax, in the Philippine market as well as the Chinese market. Despite being sold here, it is actually based on its larger brothers sold in other regions.

For the Philippines, there are two Tracker trims. The entry-level version is the Tracker LS 1.0T AT. It assumes a more subdued crossover look, but it does get some chrome trim pieces. The top-spec model meanwhile is the Tracker LS Redline Edition 1.0 AT. As per its name, it's sportier-looking that the entry-level trim. It features blacked-out parts with contrasting red pieces, a set of black-colored wheels, among others. 

Both variants of the Tracker sold locally use a 1.0-liter turbocharged inline-3 gasoline mill. This engine can make up to 116hp and 175Nm of torque. Power is then sent to the front wheels via a six-speed automatic transmission.

Dimensions-wise, the Tracker is 4,270 mm long, 1,791 mm wide, and 1,627 mm high, with a wheelbase rated at 2,570 mm. Locally, this American subcompact crossover is competing against the likes of the Geely Coolray, Hyundai Kona, and Honda HR-V.

 

₱ 1,142,888 - ₱ 1,242,888

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6. Ford Territory Trend

Ford Philippines extended its crossover lineup with the addition of the Territory last 2020, joining the EcoSport subcompact crossover. Even for the base Trend variant, it already offers a panoramic sunroof, or moonroof as how the Blue Oval company wants to call it. The Territory Titanium+ also gets the said feature.

Ford Territory front view

New crossover entry from Ford

As standard, the two Territory variants are powered by a 1.5-liter Ecoboost gasoline engine that is capable of generating 141 hp and 225 Nm of torque. The turbocharged engine sends power to the front wheels via a continuously variable transmission (CVT) with Sport Mode for a more spirited driving experience.

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Ford Territory

The Ford Territory is a five-door, five-seater, compact crossover for the Philippine market. Locally, this model has one variants; the Territory Titanium+. Ford Territory 2023 price Philippines starts at ₱1,310,000.

Powering both trims of the Ford Territory is a 1.5-liter inline-4 EcoBoost gasoline engine. At maximum, this four-banger can make up to 141 horsepower and 225 Nm of torque. Power is then sent to its front wheels through a continuously variable transmission.  

Size-wise, the Ford Territory Philippines is 4,580mm long, 1936mm wide, and 1,674mm in height. It also has a wheelbase length of 2,716mm, and a ground clearance of 180mm. 

Locally, the Territory 2023 competes against the likes of the Geely Coolray, MG RX5, Chery Tiggo7 and Tiggo7 PRO, and the Toyota Corolla Cross

₱ 1,277,000 - ₱ 1,310,000

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7. MG RX5 Alpha

Another compact crossover that offers a panoramic sunroof is the MG RX5 Alpha. The Alpha variant is the model’s top-of-the-line variant which offers car buyers with more features. Meanwhile, the base Core and mid-spec Style don’t get the luxury of having a panoramic sunroof.

MG RX5 front view

The most MG premium model in the Philippine lineup

The MG RX5 Alpha comes with a handful of features including full LED headlamps with LED DRLs, LED tail lamps, 6-way power driver seat, leather seat upholstery, 8-inch information system with Apple CarPlay, 3.5-inch driver information center, and reverse camera.

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MG RX5

The MG RX5 is a compact, 5-door, 5-seater model. In the Philippine market, it has three different variants. These are the RX5 Core 1.5 MT, the RX5 Style 1.5 AT, and the RX5 Alpha 1.5 AT. The MG RX5 price ranges from Php 1,058,888 to Php 1,298,888. 

Under the hood, the Philippine-spec MG RX5 uses a 1.5-liter turbocharged gasoline engine capable of producing up to 167 horsepower and 250 Nm of torque. It then uses a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic gearbox sending power to its front wheels. 

Size-wise, the RX5 comes with a length of 4,545mm, a width of 1,855mm, and a height of 1,719mm. It then has a wheelbase of 2,700mm. 

Locally, the MG RX5 competes against the likes of the Mazda CX5, Hyundai Tucson, Subaru Forester, Ford Territory, among others.  

₱ 1,058,888 - ₱ 1,298,888

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8. Maxus G50 1.5T Premium

Moving on the list of cars under the P1.5-million mark with a panoramic sunroof is the top-spec Maxus G50 1.5T Premium. It is an MPV that was launched in the country last 2020 that garnered attention with its sleek styling, especially if the body is finished with the Roland Purple paint option.

Maxus G50 front view

In Roland Purple finish

Inside, the top-spec Premium variant is equipped with a 12.3-inch touchscreen with six speakers, leather seats, mobile wireless charging, keyless entry with push start button, cruise control, automatic air conditioning system (front and rear), and rear aircon vents.

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Maxus G50

The Maxus G50 is an eight-seater midsize MPV. In the Philippine market, this model is available in four different variants. There’s the G50 Comfort, the G50 Pro, the G50 Elite, and the top-spec G50 Premium. These range in price from Php 948,000 to Php 1,338,000. 

Under the hood, the G50 gets two engine options. The entry-level comfort uses a 1.3-liter turbo ineline-3 engine capable of making up to 161 horsepower and 230 Nm of torque. The Pro, Elite, and Premium meanwhile, come standard with a 1.5-liter inline-4 turbo mill that can produce up to 167 horsepower and 250 Nm of torque. 

The Comfort variant then uses a five-speed manual gearbox, meanwhile, the 1.5-liter inline-4 variants uses a seven-speed dual-clutch gearbox. 

Locally, the Maxus G50 competes against the likes of the Toyota Innova. It also goes against other seven-seater models sold locally like the Mitsubishi Xpander and Xpander cross, Suzuki Ertiga, Geely Okavango, etc. 

₱ 948,000 - ₱ 1,338,000

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9. Chery Tiggo 8 EX 1.5 AT

As for the ninth model on this list, we have another entry from Chery Auto Philippines. The 7-seater Chery Tiggo 8 EX 1.5 AT joins the Chery Tiggo 7 Pro as the models from the Chinese car brand that offer a panoramic sunroof. Well, this feature is expected considering that the Tiggo 8 is the most premium model in the Philippine lineup.

Chery Tiggo 8 front view

The only 7-seater vehicle from the Chery brand

Both the Chery Tiggo 8 and Chery Tiggo 7 Pro are powered by a 1.5-liter turbocharged inline-4 gasoline engine that is capable of making 145 hp and 210 Nm of torque. The 7-seater midsize crossover uses a 6-speed dual-clutch transmission (DCT) paired with Sport and Eco drive modes.

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Chery Tiggo 8

The Chery Tiggo 8 Philippines 2023 is a 7-seater midsize crossover introduced by the Chinese marque as part of its crossover-only lineup return. It is available in the Philippines in two variants, with a price ranging between Php 1,280,000 and Php 1,340,000. Under the hood, the model is powered by a 1.5-liter turbocharged gasoline engine capable of generating 145 horsepower and 210 Nm of torque. A 6-speed dual-clutch transmission (DCT) comes standard across the range.

In terms of dimensions, the Tiggo 8 is 4,700 mm long, 1,858 mm wide, and 1,746 mm high, with a wheelbase rated at 2,710 mm. Locally, this Chinese midsize crossover competes against the likes of the Maxus D60, Changan CS95, and Mazda CX-8.

₱ 1,280,000 - ₱ 1,350,000

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10. Geely Azkarra Premium

Geely has made it yet again on this list of cars with a panoramic sunroof with the Geely Azkarra Premium, the model’s base variant. To note, a panoramic sunroof is also available on the top-of-the-line Luxury variant. However, the Azkarra Luxury is already priced above the P1.5-million mark.

Geely Azkarra front view

The Azkarra's mild-hybrid system is arguably its best-selling point

For the Geely Azkarra Premium, it comes with similar features as the top-spec variant except for the 4WD system, 7-speed wet dual-clutch transmission, and the 48-volt battery. Instead, the base variant uses 6-speed automatic transmission and a 2WD system that sends power to the front wheels.

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Geely Azkarra

The Geely Azkarra 2022 is a five-seater mild-hybrid crossover. For the Philippine market, this model’s sole variant is the Azkarra Luxury, which comes with a Azkarra price tag of Php 1,788,000. 

Under the hood of this Geely-made crossover is a 1.5-liter inline-3 gasoline engine paired with a 48-volt motor. At maximum, it can produce up to 190 horsepower and 300 Nm of torque. Power is then sent to all of its wheels via a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic gearbox. 

Size-wise, the Azkarra is 4,544mm long, 1,831mm wide, and 1,713mm in height. It also has a ground clearance of 163mm, and a wheelbase length of 2,670mm. 

Locally, it competes against the Toyota RAV4, Ford Territory, Subaru Forester, Chery Tiggo 8, among others. 

₱ 1,438,000 - ₱ 1,788,000

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11. Suzuki Vitara AllGrip GLX 1.6 AT

Second to the last on the list is the Suzuki Vitara AllGrip GLX 1.6 AT. Despite now coming with an all-wheel-drive system as standard, the subcompact crossover still retained the panoramic sunroof with two glass panels that add a good ambiance to the cabin.

Suzuki Vitara AllGrip front view

It now delivers power to all wheels

Other features in the cabin that drivers and passengers can enjoy include a 10-inch infotainment screen with smartphone linkage function, Clinometer function, and navigation, a 6-speaker system, automatic climate control, and leather seats with suede highlights.

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Suzuki Vitara

The Suzuki Vitara 2023 Philippines is a 5-seater subcompact crossover that is available in the Philippines with a price tag of Php 1,458,000. It is offered in one variant only with an option for a two-tone finish for an additional Php 10,000. Powering this model is a 1.6-liter M16A gasoline engine that is capable of generating 115 horsepower and 156 Nm of torque. This engine sends power to all four wheels (ALLGRIP) via a 6-speed automatic transmission.

When it comes to dimensions, the Vitara comes with a dimension that spans 4,175 mm in length, 1,775 mm in width, 1,610 mm in height. Also, it has a ground clearance and wheelbase rated at 185 mm and 2,500 mm, respectively. In the local market, this Suzuki vehicle is competing against the likes of the Kia Seltos, Geely Coolray, and Hyundai Kona.

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12. Geely Okavango Urban Plus

Last on the list is the Geely Okavango Urban Plus which is priced closely to the P1.5-million mark. One of the features that car buyers pointed out when the Geely Okavango first arrived in the country last 2020 is its lack of a panoramic sunroof.

Geely Okavango front view

The largest in the Geely PH lineup

Fortunately, Geely Philippines recently introduced the Urban Plus variant which is now the model’s top-of-the-line variant. It adds features including an adaptive drive beam (ADB), matrix LED headlamps, and a 12.3-inch digital instrument panel, and a 60-inch panoramic sunroof with a rainfall sensor.

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Geely Okavango

The Geely Okavango 2023 is the first seven-seater from Geely Philippines for the Philippine market, which also makes it the biggest model in the lineup so far. Its quirky name was taken from the Okavango Delta, one of the Seven Natural Wonders of Africa and the 1,000th World Heritage Site recognized by UNESCO. Despite its unibody platform, Geely’s third model for Filipino customers is actually longer and wider than mainstream contenders in the truck-based midsize SUV category, measuring 4,835mm long, 1,900mm wide, and 1,785mm high. Ground clearance, however, is at a rather low 194mm.   

The Geely Okavango’s price Philippines ranges from Php 1,503,000 for the base Comfort variant to Php 1,765,000 for the range-topping Urban Plus. Rivals in its segment include the Toyota Fortuner, Mitsubishi Montero Sport, Nissan Terra, Isuzu D-Max, and Ford Ranger
 

₱ 1,218,000 - ₱ 1,765,000

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Rex Sanchez

Rex Sanchez

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Rex Sanchez grew up in Saudi Arabia where he saw and got into the automotive scene. He started his career for an aviation company in the said region, writing about turbines and rotors which are later distributed for educational purposes. And now, he joined Philkotse.com as a staff writer. Currently, he is the youngest on the team and is more than ready to grow in the field.

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