9 Cheapest cars in the Philippines 2023 in Every Segment

9 Cheapest cars in the Philippines 2023 in Every Segment

You may be short on budget, but not choices. The Philippine auto industry has developed to the point where cars are now available for incredibly low prices. What’s even more astounding is the inclusion of premium and rising automakers on this list of the cheapest cars in the Philippines.


  • What are the most affordable cars in the Philippines?

    The cheapest cars in the Philippines come in various body styles and sizes. The Suzuki S-Presso, MG 5, Kaicene CX70, and Tata Xenon are on this list.
  • And so, here is a list of the top 9 cheapest cars in the Philippines — categorized by body type, all retailing for below P1-million — to help your search for brand-new, reliable transport.

    Cheapest Mini Hatchback in the Philippines

    Suzuki S-Presso front profile right

    2023 Suzuki S-Presso – Starts at P565,000

    The Suzuki S-Presso is a unique entry in the lineup of the most affordable cars in the Philippines, offering ground clearance and enough space to comfortably seat 5 passengers at a time without much cramming. The S-Presso has the same 1.0-liter engine and manual transmission as its low-riding Celerio sibling, which delivers incredible fuel efficiency. With the feature loadout, which includes a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Bluetooth and USB connectivity options, expect the majority of your wants to be satisfied. It also possesses an upbeat personality and makes for an enjoyable and unique drive.

    Most Affordable Subcompact Hatchback in the Philippines

    Honda Brio RS

    2023 Honda Brio – Starts at P680,000

    The Honda Brio has the largest engine in its class, a 1.2-liter 4-cylinder gasoline engine with 89 horsepower and 110 Nm of torque, linked to a 5-speed manual transmission or, if you choose an upgraded model, a CVT automatic transmission — all of which make the Brio a subcompact despite its small size. A tiny hatchback with some punch, and all the room and comfort one would expect from a Japanese brand. A bonus is its nice appearance, and in its higher trims, the RS model extends the good looks even more.

    Most Affordable Subcompact Sedan in the Philippines


    2023 Suzuki Dzire – Starts at P609,000

    The Suzuki Dzire is one of the most affordable cars in the Philippines right now, which is a stunning entry into the price range. The Dzire, which is based on the enduringly well-liked and renowned Suzuki Swift, offers excellent handling and unexpectedly good fuel economy numbers from its 1.2-liter naturally aspirated 4-cylinder gasoline engine, which makes 82 horsepower and 113 Nm of torque.

    Most Affordable Subcompact Crossover in the Philippines

    Toyota Raize profile

    2023 Toyota Raize – Starts at P751,000

    The Toyota Raize offers two gasoline-powered turbo engines, a 1.2-liter, and a 1.0-liter. The only model with a 6-speed manual transmission is the base model. The Raize's SUV-like appearance and sizable entertainment systems with Apple Carplay and Android Auto support make it a desirable purchase. It's a fantastic choice for people seeking their first automobile or a dependable — trust only a Toyota to be just so — a crossover that's reasonably priced, being among the most affordable cars in the Philippines

    Most Affordable Compact Sedan in the Philippines

    MG 5

    2023 MG 5 – Starts at P659,000

    The MG 5 joins the list of cheapest cars in the Philippines because it is a subcompact that feels and looks larger than it is. It is equipped with a 1.5-liter gasoline engine and either a 5-speed manual transmission or CVT automatic transmission. With 118 horsepower and 150 Nm of power, the 5 base model, which starts at well below P700,000, is one of the most powerful in its price range. It also comes with a few decent extras. Additionally, you receive an infotainment system with an 8-inch screen that increases to a 10-inch screen at a higher trim level.

    Most Affordable Compact Crossover in the Philippines

    2023 Haima S5

    2023 Haima S5 – Starts at P790,000

    Measuring 4.3 meters long, the Haima S5 nearly matches the size of bigger SUVs. Its sharp corner lines, shark-mouth front grille, and pronounced headlamps convey attitude. The S5 is driven by a DOHC L4 VVT gasoline engine, which comes in two varieties. The 1.5L alternatives are married to a Continuously Variable Transmission, while the 1.6L variations are mated to a manual transmission (CVT). It has much internal room and legroom, and the second-row seats can be folded down to greatly increase the trunk space. A head unit with a DVD player, USB port, and AM/FM audio with 6 Speakers is standard on all models.

    Most Affordable Midsize Crossover in the Philippines

    Kaicene CX70

    2023 Kaicene CX70 – Starts at P879,000

    Not only is the Kaicene CX70 among the cheapest cars in the Philippines, it’s also the company's entrance into the market for affordable 7-seater crossovers that are meant to give users more mobility. The Kaicene CX70 delivers on the space and dependability required to successfully complete life's objectives. It has a 1.5-liter gasoline turbocharged engine that powers a 6-speed automated transmission that drives the vehicle's rear wheels. The crossover is also well-equipped in terms of safety features, as it includes hill hold control, traction control, an electronic stability program, and ABS with EBD.

    Most Affordable MPV/Van in the Philippines

    2023 Foton Gratour2023 Foton Gratour – Starts at P730,000

    Don't be deceived by the Gratour’s size. It boasts an adjustable seating arrangement that can accommodate up to eight people, and its long wheelbase gives occupants plenty of legroom and cargo room. The Foton Gratour's interior is thermally insulated, and the front and back air conditioners operate independently to keep passengers comfortable. Three-point seatbelts, common and central control locks, and remote control keys all contribute to increased security. Here in the Philippines, a 1.5L DAM 15 DR gasoline engine powers the Foton Gratour.

    Most Affordable Pickup Truck in the Philippines

    2023 Tata Xenon

    2023 Tata Xenon – Starts at P830,000

    Since many buyers utilize pickup trucks as passenger vehicles, the most affordable double cab truck is on this list. So, the Tata Xenon joins the list of cheapest cars in the Philippines. The Xenon presents itself as a tough, dependable workhorse while boasting a wide range of standard equipment, including mobile charging ports, and comfy front seats with lumbar support. A powerful 2.2-liter Euro-II diesel engine is mated to a five-speed MT with options for 2WD or 4WD. Dual front airbags, ABS, auto-leveling headlights, and a limited-slip differential for greater traction are all included as standard safety features.

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    Final Words

    Which among this selection of affordable cars in the Philippines is your pick? A selection of vehicles for various budgets is available in our New Car guide

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