SUV-ival of the fittest: The 4 most popular based on your queries

In 2023, size actually mattered for Filipino car buyers, especially for the top 4 most popular SUVs, based on the inquiries. When it comes to choosing big cars, Filipinos apparently had their favorites in 2023. Four SUVs – the Ford Everest with a 3.57% inquiry rate, the Nissan Terra at 2.10%, the Mitsubishi Montero Sport at 1.92%, and the Toyota Fortuner also at 1.69% – were the most asked-about vehicles according to data from AutoDeal. What may be in these vehicles that got these buyers asking about them? Let's take a closer look at what each of them offers.


Based on the data, the clear winner is Ford Everest, which caught the curiosity of most Filipino car buyers. The latest model comes equipped with a 2.0-liter bi-turbo diesel engine paired with a 10-speed automatic transmission. It is made for you to enjoy both city driving and off-road adventures, having features like a Terrain Management System that allows drivers to adjust the vehicle's settings for different road conditions. Additionally, Everest's interior is known for its huge space and comfort, with connectivity and safety features that include a touchscreen infotainment system and driver-assist technologies.


Acquiring 2.10% of inquiries, the Nissan Terra may be your car of comfort and capability. Its diesel engine can adjust to the demands of Philippine roads, giving enough power for rough terrains while maintaining fuel economy. The interior of the Terra is made for convenience, with plenty of space for passengers and cargo, making it a good option for those who travel with family or need to carry lots of gear. The vehicle is also provided with modern technology for smartphone integration and a navigation system. 


The Mitsubishi Montero Sport, with a 1.92% inquiry rate, may have been acknowledged for its fuel economy and technology. The SUV's diesel engine is made to be fuel-efficient while providing enough power for all driving conditions. The Montero Sport's four-wheel drive system also allows drivers to take on different road conditions. The vehicle has a user-friendly infotainment system, giving access to media and vehicle settings, while advanced safety features help the driver avoid potential hazards.


Finally, the Toyota Fortuner's 1.69% inquiry rate maintains its standing as a trusted and durable SUV in the Philippines. It comes with a range of diesel engine options, all made for performance and efficiency. The interior is comfortable and features high-end touches and safety systems, such as lane departure warnings.

Based on these, it turns out size did play its part for Filipino car buyers. The Ford Everest, Nissan Terra, Mitsubishi Montero Sport, and Toyota Fortuner not only loaded up the roads but also the interests of Filipinos in 2023. If you're thinking about joining the many Filipinos who made these SUVs the most in demand last year, now's the time to get a quote and find out more about the SUV you're interested in. Your new big car could be just a few clicks away with AutoDeal.

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