Published: December 30, 2019 | Updated: September 29, 2020 | Posted by: Venus Zoleta | Personal Finance
What vehicle can you buy with PHP 1 million or less nowadays? With high car prices in the Philippines driving buyers crazy, you’d think that your options for the cheapest cars are now limited.
However, you’ll be surprised by the numerous choices—including hatchbacks, sedans, multi-purpose vehicles (MPVs), sport utility vehicles (SUVs), and pick-up trucks—from various automakers.
Looking for an affordable vehicle for driving to work or taking your family to road trips? Here are 48 cheapest cars available for sale in the Philippines in 2020 along with its prices.
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|Toyota Wigo||1.0E MT||PHP 557,000|
|Toyota Wigo||1.0G MT||PHP 596,000|
|Toyota Wigo||1.0G AT||PHP 631,000|
|Suzuki Celerio||GL 1.0 MT||PHP 558,000|
|Suzuki Celerio||GL 1.0 CVT||PHP 598,000|
|Suzuki Dzire||GA 1.2 MT||PHP 549,900|
|Suzuki Dzire||GA 1.2 MT||PHP 549,900|
|Suzuki Dzire||GA 1.2 MT||PHP 549,900|
|BAIC M20||Comfort 8-seater||PHP 578,000|
|BAIC M20||Ultra-luxury 7-seater||PHP 598,000|
|JAC S1||-||PHP 585,000|
|JAC J4||-||PHP 670,000|
Often pitted against fellow hatchback Hyundai Eon, the Wigo remains the lowest-priced Toyota model, with all four variants sold for less than PHP 700,000. It’s one of the cheapest cars in the Philippines.
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The Celerio is one of the most fuel-efficient cars in the Philippines, running at an average of 29.14 km per liter consumed. Suzuki’s subcompact model is also the first of its kind to offer a Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT).
Suzuki’s latest entry-level sedan, launched in June 2018, has the GL 1.2 MT variant as the cheapest sedan in the Philippines. The other Dzire variant is equipped with an Auto Gear Shift (AGS), a new type of transmission that provides the fuel efficiency of a manual and the convenience of an automatic. Not bad for a cheap car.
BAIC may not be as popular as the likes of Toyota and Honda, but the Chinese automotive company has been slowly gaining ground in the country because of their affordable models. The M20, for instance, is a rugged people hauler with sedan-like handling that costs only around half a million pesos. It’s currently among the cheapest cars in the Philippines under PHP 600,000.
The S1—from the Chinese automaker JAC Motors—is dubbed the world’s smallest crossover. It offers the best of both worlds for SUV and hatchback fans bundles within a cheap car. It’s also one of the least expensive when you compare car prices in the Philippines.
The J4 is JAC Motor’s entry-level subcompact sedan. It screams luxury all over with its European styling, yet it comes at a price lower than PHP 700,000.
|BAIC M50S||Luxury 7-seater or 8-seater||PHP 638,000|
|BAIC M50S||Ultra-luxury 7-seater||PHP 668,000|
|BAIC M60 Standard||1.5 CVT||PHP 998,000|
|Chevrolet Cruze||1.8 L MT||PHP 858,888|
|Chevrolet Cruze||1.8 LS AT||PHP 963,888|
|Chevrolet Sail||1.3 LT MT||PHP 791,888|
|Chevrolet Sail||1.5 LT AT||PHP 865,888|
|Chevrolet Sail||1.5 LTZ AT||PHP 917,888|
|Chevrolet Spark||1.4 LT MT||PHP 694,888|
|Chevrolet Spark||1.4 CVT||PHP 734,888|
|Ford EcoSport||1.5 Ambiente MT||PHP 920,000|
|Ford EcoSport||1.5 Trend MT||PHP 970,000|
|Honda Brio||1.2 S MT||PHP 598,000|
|Honda Brio||1.2 V CVT||PHP 658,000|
|Honda Brio||1.2 RS VCT||PHP 730,000|
|Honda Brio||1.2 RS Black Top CVT||PHP 735,000|
|Honda Brio Amaze||1.3 E MT||PHP 668,000|
|Honda Brio Amaze||1.3 S AT||PHP 728,000|
|Honda Brio Amaze||1.3 V Navi AT||PHP 848,000|
|Honda City||1.5 S CVT||PHP 820,000|
|Honda City||1.5 E MT||PHP 828,000|
|Honda City||1.5 E CVT||PHP 876,000|
|Honda City||1.5 Sport CVT||PHP 899,000|
|Honda Jazz||1.5 V MT||PHP 868,000|
|Honda Jazz||1.5 V CVT||PHP 918,000|
|Honda Jazz||1.5 Sport CVT||PHP 933,000|
|Honda Jazz||1.5 VX Navi CVT||PHP 998,000|
|Honda Mobilio||1.5 E MT||PHP 895,000|
|Honda Mobilio||1.5 V CVT||PHP 968,000|
|Hyundai Accent||1.4 GL 6MT (without airbags)||PHP 790,000|
|Hyundai Accent||1.4 GL 6AT (without airbags)||PHP 838,000|
|Hyundai Accent||1.4 GL 6MT (with airbags)||PHP 838,000|
|Hyundai Accent||1.4 GL 6AT (with airbags)||PHP 890,000|
|Hyundai Accent||1.4 GL-V 6MT||PHP 898,000|
|Hyundai Accent||1.6 CRDi GL 6MT (Dsl)||PHP 910,000|
|Hyundai Accent||1.4 GLS-V 6AT||PHP 970,000|
|Hyundai Elantra||1.6 GL 6MT||PHP 970,000|
|Hyundai Reina||1.4 GL 5MT||PHP 648,000|
|Hyundai Reina||1.4 GL 5MT (with AVN - Apple Carplay and Android Auto)||PHP 698,000|
|Hyundai Reina||1.4 GL 4AT||PHP 698,000|
|Hyundai Reina||1.4 GL 4AT (with AVN - Apple Carplay and Android Auto)||PHP 748,000|
|JAC M3||-||PHP 895,000|
|JAC S2||-||PHP 720,000|
|JAC S3||-||PHP 890,000|
|KIA Picanto||1.0 LX MT||PHP 590,000|
|KIA Picanto||1.0 LX AT||PHP 635,000|
|KIA Picanto||1.0 EX MT||PHP 700,000|
|KIA Picanto||1.0 EX AT||PHP 745,000|
|KIA Rio||1.4 LX AT||PHP 920,000|
|KIA Rio||1.4 EX AT||PHP 985,000|
|KIA Soluto||1.4 LX MT||PHP 665,000|
|KIA Soluto||1.4 LX AT||PHP 710,000|
|KIA Soluto||1.4 EX MT||PHP 710,000|
|KIA Soluto||1.4 EX AT||PHP 755,000|
|Mitsubishi Mirage||GLX 1.2 MT||PHP 699,000|
|Mitsubishi Mirage||GLX 1.2 CVT||PHP 760,000|
|Mitsubishi Mirage G4||GLX 1.2 MT||PHP 735,000|
|Mitsubishi Mirage G4||GLX 1.2 CVT||PHP 785,000|
|Mitsubishi Mirage G4||GLS 1.2 CVT||PHP 869,000|
|Mitsubishi New Strada||C/C 2.5D 2WD MT||PHP 815,000|
|Mitsubishi Strada||GL 2WD 2.5 MT||PHP 960,000|
|Mitsubishi Xpander GLX||1.5G 2WD MT||PHP 999,000|
|Nissan Almera||1.2 MT||PHP 657,000|
|Nissan Almera||1.5 E MT||PHP 735,000|
|Nissan Almera||1.5 N-Sport MT||PHP 735,000/ PHP 890,000|
|Nissan Almera||1.5 E AT||PHP 824,000|
|Nissan Almera||1.5 VL AT||PHP 933,000|
|Nissan Navara||4×2 6MT||PHP 929,000|
|Nissan Navara||4×2 Calibre 6MT||PHP 999,000|
|Nissan Sylphy||1.6 MT||PHP 908,000|
|Nissan Sylphy||1.6 CVT||PHP 993,000|
|Suzuki All-New Ertiga||GA MT||PHP 738,000|
|Suzuki All-New Ertiga||GL MT||PHP 858,000|
|Suzuki All-New Ertiga||GL AT||PHP 898,000|
|Suzuki All-New Ertiga||GLX AT||PHP 988,000|
|Suzuki All-New Jimny||GL 5MT||PHP 975,000|
|Suzuki APV||GA 1.6 MT||PHP 588,000|
|Suzuki APV||GLX 1.6 M/T||PHP 808,000|
|Suzuki Swift||GL 1.2 MT||PHP 755,000|
|Suzuki Swift||GL 1.2 CVT||PHP 799,000|
|Suzuki Swift||Special Edition 1.2 MT||PHP 804,800|
|Suzuki Swift||Special Edition 1.2 CVT||PHP 848,800|
|Suzuki Vitara||GL 1.6 AT||PHP 913,000|
|Toyota Corolla Altis||1.6E MT||PHP 999,000|
|Toyota Hilux||4X2 2.4 Cab & Chassis||PHP 829,000|
|Toyota Hilux||4X2 2.4 J MT||PHP 939,000|
|Toyota New Avanza||1.3 J MT||PHP 731,000|
|Toyota New Avanza||1.3 E MT||PHP 864,000|
|Toyota New Avanza||1.3 E AT||PHP 907,000|
|Toyota New Avanza||1.5 G MT||PHP 957,000|
|Toyota Rush||1.5 E MT||PHP 968,000|
|Toyota Vios||1.3 Base MT||PHP 662,000|
|Toyota Vios||1.3 J MT||PHP 688,000|
|Toyota Vios||1.3 XE AT||PHP 738,000|
|Toyota Vios||1.3 XLE MT||PHP 791,000|
|Toyota Vios||1.3 E MT||PHP 831,000|
|Toyota Vios||1.3 XLE AT||PHP 841,000|
|Toyota Vios||1.3 E CVT||PHP 881,000|
|Toyota Vios||1.3 E Prime MT||PHP 886,000|
|Toyota Vios||1.3 Prime CVT||PHP 936,000|
|Toyota Vios||1.5 G MT||PHP 984,000|
|Toyota Vios||1.5 G MT (White Pearl)||PHP 999,000|
|Toyota Yaris||1.3 E MT||PHP 890,000|
|Toyota Yaris||1.3 E AT||PHP 942,000|
|Volkswagen Santana||1.4 MPI MT||PHP 686,000|
|Volkswagen Santana||1.5 MPI AT S||PHP 898,000|
|Volkswagen Santana||1.5 MPI AT S (with Blaupunkt)||PHP 929,000|
|Volkswagen Santana||1.5 MPI AT SE||PHP 962,000|
|Volkswagen Santana||1.5 MPI AT SE||PHP 993,000|
|Volkswagen Santana GTS||1.5 MPI AT SE||PHP 998,000|
Another Suzuki model on this list of cheapest cars in the Philippines, the eight-seater APV (all-purpose family van) is a great family vehicle. If you’re looking to buy a cheap car for the whole family, then the Suzuki APV should be one of your best bets.
In the Department of Energy’s Fuel Economy Run, the KIA Picanto posted the highest rating of 29.23 km/L, making the Korean car model the most fuel-efficient car in the Philippines. Coupled with a car price under PHP 700,000, the Picanto makes a suitable choice for budget-conscious car buyers.
The Brio, Honda’s smallest and cheapest car model, is made for city driving with a sporty styling and a powerful engine. Don’t underestimate its small size though—it runs at 6,000rpm and can seat five passengers. The Brio is worth its car price and more.
This affordable and family-friendly MPV from BAIC delivers stable sedan-like handling and a comfortable ride. The M50S features electrically assisted steering and an infotainment system with a sharp wide-angle optic reversing camera. For a cheap car, it’s packed with premium-grade features.
Looking for a cheap car to give to a first-time driver? Consider getting a Hyundai Reina. It’s one of the cheapest cars in the Philippines with a premium-looking design. It barely crossed the P700,000 mark, but it’s still an affordable get compared to the rest.
The Nissan Almera wants you make you feel at home with its sleek and comfy interior. And with a car price of under P1,000,000, it’s definitely a great steal out of all the cheapest cars in the Philippines.
One of the most popular car models in the Philippines is also one of the cheapest cars out there. The sedan’s popularity stems from its affordable price. Two of its variants—the 1.3 base MT and 1.3J MT—has a car price under PHP 700,000.
The Soluto is one of KIA’s finest and cheapest cars available today. You can get yours for as low as P700,000 and you’ll still get a fairly competent cheap car that’s worth more than its car price.
Not to be confused with the Honda Brio, the Brio Amaze is a sedan, while the Brio is a hatchback. Nonetheless, you’re still leaving with a capable cheap car when you go for a Brio Amaze. The 1.3 E MT is the only Brio Amaze variant priced below PHP 700,000.
Surprised that a Volkswagen made it to the list of cheapest cars? While the German car brand is better known for luxury, safety, and expensive car prices, it has recently entered the mass vehicle market with the Santana. The only Santana variant under PHP 700,000 is the 1.4 MPI MT Trendline, making it the cheapest Volkswagen car model in the Philippines.
The Spark is the cheapest Chevy model with a car price of less than PHP 800,000. It’s a simple hatchback that’s good enough for everyday driving around the city.
Designed for city driving, the Mirage provides spacious cabin, attractive exterior, numerous safety features, and high-tech features such as GPS navigation and keyless operation system. It’s also one of the cheapest cars you can buy, so there’s that.
The JAC S2 is powered by the S2 1.5VVT engine, a top-level powerhouse in China. You can also experience the efficiency of the JAC S2 when you buy it for less than P700,000, making it another easy addition to the cheapest cars in the Philippines.
The Toyota Avanza got a makeover for its 2019 year model, with a sportier and more muscular facade. Four out of six Avanza variants are priced below one million pesos. Check this out if you’re in the market for a cheap car to drive your family with.
The Mirage G4 is the sedan version of the Mirage hatchback. Mitsubishi’s entry to the subcompact sedan segment is both fuel-efficient and safe. In fact, it earned the Grand Prix Award from the ASEAN NCAP for Adult Occupancy Protection (mini-car category). And it’s also one of the cheapest cars you can buy? Now that’s amazing.
The Suzuki Ertiga offers reliability and fuel economy for its affordable car price. If you’re looking for a minivan that can go the distance without breaking the bank, the Ertiga should be at the top of your cheapest cars list.
How about a cheap car with a unique exterior? The Suzuki Swift should be in the run for the most stylish and affordable cars in the Philippines. With a car price of less than PHP 900,000, getting a Swift should be a no-brainer.
Affordable, comfortable, safe, and fuel-efficient, the Suzuki Ciaz is built not just for personal use but also for ride-hailing purposes. It’s also got a spacious cabin for passengers carrying luggage or grocery bags. These features make the Ciaz the perfect cheap car for transport network vehicle service (TNVS) drivers.
The Accent sedan is a practical, value-for-money choice, having a stylish design and advanced technology for convenience and safety. If you need a wild card to spice up your cheapest cars list, then the Accent is a strong contender.
Chevrolet is only expensive if you consider models such as the Corvette and Camaro. But there are Chevy models that are a lot cheaper and practical, like the Sail that’s the second least pricey model next to the Spark. Experience riding a Chevy when you buy this seemingly cheap car for less.
Who says a pick-up truck can’t be included in the cheapest cars list? If you’re looking for a more heavy-duty vehicle for less than PHP 900,000, then the Mitsubishi New Strada should be at the top of your list.
A list of cheapest cars in the Philippines won’t be complete without the Honda City. With its exciting design and capable horsepower, you won’t regret spending your hard-earned money on a supposed cheap car.
Another pick-up truck made it in the cheapest cars list, and for food reason. With a car price of under PHP 1,000,000, you can get yourself a spacious and powerful vehicle for all your travel needs.
Cruise along with the Chevrolet Cruze, one of the cheapest cars for sale. Owning a sleek car may not look easy, but you’ll found out how easy it is when you get yourself a Cruze.
Tiny cars can be stylish too, and the Honda Jazz is the best proof of that. With its small size, the Jazz comes with a spacious interior, a capable engine, and a car price tag that won’t break the bank.
The follow-up to the JAC S2 is equally affordable and capable as well. The JAC S3 comes with an equally powerful engine and an even sleeker design compared to its predecessor. It’s a cheap car that’s worth every cent.
Toyota is the perennial maker of quality cheap cars, so of course the Toyota Yaris has to be included in this cheapest cars list. It balances both power and elegance with its powerful engine and bold design.
Whether for family or business use, this MPV is a vehicle you can rely on. It’s also easy to own, thanks to its affordable car price tag. Yet another easy cheapest cars contender from JAC, no less.
Another MPV on the cheapest cars list, the Honda Mobilio is a capable vehicle for personal or business use. Drive around the city with your family or transport goods for your business with this beauty.
While the Nissan Sylphy looks like it should cost more, two of its variants cost barely PHP 1 million. If you want a top-of-the-line vehicle but you only have a budget for a cheap car, the Sylphy is a good compromise.
Looking for a cheap car that looks like an absolute beast? The Suzuki Vitara may have a higher price tag compared to others, but it’s still qualified to be part of the cheapest cars in the Philippines. Don’t sleep on the Vitara just yet.
Who says Ford can’t be affordable? The Ford EcoSport, in fact, has two variants priced below PHP 1 million. But don’t disregard Ford’s cheap car as the bare minimum. The unexpensive EcoSport still packs a lot of power and efficiency in its interior.
KIA wants you to believe that great things come in small packages and they proved it with the KIA Rio. Aside from a powerful engine and spacious interior, the Rio comes with better control and responsiveness, making it a nice addition to the cheapest cars list.
Pick-up trucks will never go out of style. Case in point: the Nissan Navara. If you get the chance to buy your own pick-up under PHP 1 million, then take the Navara immediately. It’s definitely cheapest cars contender you shouldn’t miss.
Or you might as well pick the Mitsubishi Strada GL as your next pick-up truck. It’s a cheap car with all the premium features a pick-up truck should have. Add a few thousand bucks to your budget and you’ll get to go home with one of the cheapest cars around.
Often dubbed the “Baby Fortuner,” the Toyota Rush also looks like a more rugged version of the Avanza. So if you’re torn between the two Toyota models, then picking this small MPV with a slightly higher car price makes a lot of sense.
If you want a more sporty and luxurious take on your next car, then search for a Hyundai Elantra cheap cars for sale right now. Looking at Elantra’s stylish exterior and driving with a powerhouse will never get old.
Can you even call a jeep a cheap car? Apparently, you can with the Suzuki Jinny GL. It is undoubtedly one of the biggest among the cheapest cars on this list. If that’s how you want to roll, give this monster a second look.
On the luxurious side of the MPV segment comes the BAIC M60. While it can’t be considered a cheap car at this point, it’s still quite affordable if you have a bigger budget for a car. What you’ll get in return is a powerhouse with all the elegance worthy of an MPV.
Another Volkswagen model that’s affordable to own is the Santana GTS, specifically the 1.5 MPI AT SE variant that costs under PHP 1 million. Treat yourself to a Volkswagen with a lower car price tag when you get a Santana GTS.
Barely touching the PHP 1 million car price tag is the Mitsubishi Xpander. If you’re looking for an MPV with a lot more bite, the Xpander is a cool vehicle you can drive around with your family.
The Toyota Altis bookends this cheapest cars in the Philippines list with its hefty car price tag of barely PHP 1 million. In return, you get to drive around in a future-looking vehicle sleek enough to be considered one of the best designed cars in years.
May this list of the cheapest cars in the Philippines help you decide which vehicle to purchase. Remember that a car’s selling price vs. your budget is just one of the many considerations. Consider also the other costs of owning a car.