48 Cheapest Cars in the Philippines You Can Buy in 2020

Published: December 30, 2019 | Updated: June 5, 2020 | Posted by: Venus Zoleta | Personal Finance


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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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Cheapest Cars Under P700,000
Cheapest Cars Under P1,000,000

Car Prices in the Philippines Under P700,000

Car

Variant

Price

Toyota Wigo1.0E MT

1.0G MT

1.0G AT

PHP 557,000

PHP 596,000

PHP 631,000

Suzuki CelerioGL 1.0 MT

GL 1.0 CVT

PHP 558,000

PHP 598,000

Suzuki DzireGA 1.2 MT

GL 1.2 MT

GL + 1.2 Auto Gear Shift

PHP 549,900

PHP 638,000

PHP 698,000

BAIC M20Comfort 8-seater

Ultra-luxury 7-seater

PHP 578,000

PHP 598,000

JAC s1 –PHP 585,000
JAC J4P 670,000

Cheapest Cars Under P700,000

Toyota Wigo

Cheapest Cars in the Philippines Under P700,000 - Toyota Wigo

Toyota Wigo Prices:

  • 1.0E MT: PHP 557,000
  • 1.0G MT: PHP 596,000
  • 1.0G AT: PHP 631,000

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.

Key Specs of the Toyota Wigo:

  • Body type: Hatchback
  • Seating capacity: Five
  • Transmission type: Automatic and manual
  • Engine: 3-cylinder in-line, 12-valve DOHC with VVT-I 998 (1.0L) cc
  • Performance: 66hp and 89Nm
  • Fuel type: Gasoline
  • Fuel economy: 25.19 km/L

Also Read: Toyota Car Insurance Cost in the Philippines

Suzuki Celerio

Cheapest Cars in the Philippines Under P700,000 - Suzuki Celerio

Suzuki Celerio Prices:

  • GL 1.0 MT: PHP 558,000
  • GL 1.0 CVT: PHP 598,000

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).

Key Specs of the Suzuki Celerio:

  • Body type: Hatchback
  • Seating capacity: Five
  • Transmission type: Manual or CVT
  • Engine: DOHC 12-valve, 3-cylinder, 998 (1.0L) cc
  • Performance: 67hp at 6,000rpm and 90Nm at 3,500rpm
  • Fuel type: Gasoline
  • Fuel economy: 29.14 km/L

Suzuki Dzire

Cheapest Cars in the Philippines Under P700,000 - Suzuki Dzire

Suzuki Dzire Prices:

  • GA 1.2 MT: PHP 549,900
  • GL 1.2 MT: PHP 638,000
  • GL + 1.2 Auto Gear Shift: PHP 698,000

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.

Key Specs of the Suzuki Dzire:

  • Body type: Sedan
  • Seating capacity: Five
  • Transmission type: Five-speed manual / Five-speed AGS
  • Engine: K12M four-cylinder, 16-valve 1,197 cc
  • Performance: 82hp at 6,000rpm and 13Nm at 4,200rpm
  • Fuel type: Gasoline
  • Fuel economy: 28.4 km/L

BAIC M20

Cheapest Cars in the Philippines Under P700,000 - Baic M20

BAIC M20 Prices:

  • Comfort 8-seater: PHP 578,000
  • Ultra-luxury 7-seater: PHP 598,000

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.

Key Specs of the BAIC M20:

  • Body type: Compact MPV
  • Seating capacity: Seven/Eight
  • Transmission type: 5-speed manual
  • Engine: DAM15DL 1.5L DOHC dual-VVT Euro 4
  • Performance: 114hp at 6,000 rpm and 150Nm at 4,300-4,500 rpm
  • Fuel type: Gasoline
  • Fuel economy: 10 km/L

JAC S1

Cheapest Cars in the Philippines Under P700,000 - Jac S1

Jac S1 Price: PHP 585,000

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.

Key Specs of the JAC S1:

  • Body type: Compact crossover SUV
  • Seating capacity: Five
  • Transmission type: 5-speed manual
  • Engine: 1.3L 1332 cc VVT
  • Performance: 99hp at 6,000rpm and 126Nm at 4,000rpm
  • Fuel type: Gasoline
  • Fuel economy: 8-12 km/L

JAC J4

Cheapest Cars in the Philippines Under P700,000 - Jac J4

Jac J4 Price: PHP 670,000

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.

Key Specs of the JAC J4

  • Body type: Sedan
  • Seating capacity: Five
  • Transmission type: 5-speed manual
  • Engine: VVT 1,499 cc
  • Performance: 111hp at 6,000rpm and 146 Nm at 4,000rpm
  • Fuel type: Gasoline
  • Fuel economy: 16.95 km/L

Car Prices in the Philippines Under P1,000,000

Car

Variant

Price

Suzuki APVGA 1.6 MT

GLX 1.6 M/T

PHP 588,000

PHP 808,000

KIA Picanto1.0 LX MT

1.0 LX AT

1.0 EX MT

1.0 EX AT

PHP 590,000

PHP 635,000

PHP 700,000

PHP 745,000

Honda Brio1.2 S MT

1.2 V CVT

1.2 RS VCT

1.2 RS Black Top CVT

PHP 598,000

PHP 658,000

PHP 730,000

PHP 735,000

BAIC M50SLuxury 7-seater or 8-seater

Ultra-luxury 7-seater

PHP 638,000

PHP 668,000

Hyundai Reina1.4 GL 5MT

1.4 GL 5MT (with AVN – Apple Carplay and Android Auto)

1.4 GL 4AT

1.4 GL 4AT (with AVN – Apple Carplay and Android Auto)

PHP 648,000

PHP 698,000

PHP 698,000

PHP 748,000

Nissan Almera1.2 MT

1.5 E MT

1.5 N-Sport MT

1.5 E AT

1.5 VL AT

PHP 657,000

PHP 735,000

PHP 735,000/ PHP 890,000

PHP 824,000

PHP 933,000

Toyota Vios1.3 Base MT

1.3 J MT

1.3 XE AT

1.3 XLE MT

1.3 E MT

1.3 XLE AT

1.3 E CVT

1.3 E Prime MT

1.3 Prime CVT

1.5 G MT

1.5 G MT (White Pearl)

PHP 662,000

PHP 688,000

PHP 738,000

PHP 791,000

PHP 831,000

PHP 841,000

PHP 881,000

PHP 886,000

PHP 936,000

PHP 984,000

PHP 999,000

KIA Soluto1.4 LX MT

1.4 LX AT

1.4 EX MT

1.4 EX AT

PHP 665,000

PHP 710,000

PHP 710,000

PHP 755,000

Honda Brio Amaze1.3 E MT

1.3 S AT

1.3 V Navi AT

PHP 668,000

PHP 728,000

PHP 848,000

Volkswagen Santana1.4 MPI MT

1.5 MPI AT S

1.5 MPI AT S (with Blaupunkt)

1.5 MPI AT SE

1.5 MPI AT SE

PHP 686,000

PHP 898,000

PHP 929,000

PHP 962,000

PHP 993,000

Chevrolet Spark1.4 LT MT

1.4 CVT

PHP 694,888

PHP 734,888

Mitsubishi MirageGLX 1.2 MT

GLX 1.2 CVT

PHP 699,000

PHP 760,000

JAC S2PHP 720,000
Toyota New Avanza1.3 J MT

1.3 E MT

1.3 E AT

1.5 G MT

PHP 731,000

PHP 864,000

PHP 907,000

PHP 957,000

Mitsubishi Mirage G4GLX 1.2 MT

GLX 1.2 CVT

GLS 1.2 CVT

PHP 735,000

PHP 785,000

PHP 869,000

Suzuki All-New ErtigaGA MT

GL MT

GL AT

GLX AT

PHP 738,000

PHP 858,000

PHP 898,000

PHP 988,000

Suzuki SwiftGL 1.2 MT

GL 1.2 CVT

Special Edition 1.2 MT

Special Edition 1.2 CVT

PHP 755,000

PHP 799,000

PHP 804,800

PHP 848,800

Suzuki CiazGL 1.4 MT

GL 1.4 AT

GLX 1.4 AT

PHP 823,000

PHP 873,000

PHP 978,000

Hyundai Accent1.4 GL 6MT (without airbags)

1.4 GL 6AT (without airbags)

1.4 GL 6MT (with airbags)

1.4 GL 6AT (with airbags)

1.4 GL-V 6MT

1.6 CRDi GL 6MT (Dsl)

1.4 GLS-V 6AT

PHP 790,000

PHP 838,000

PHP 838,000

PHP 890,000

PHP 898,000

PHP 910,000

PHP 970,000

Chevrolet Sail1.3 LT MT

1.5 LT AT

1.5 LTZ AT

PHP 791,888

PHP 865,888

PHP 917,888

Mitsubishi New StradaC/C 2.5D 2WD MTPHP 815,000
Honda City1.5 S CVT

1.5 E MT

1.5 E CVT

1.5 Sport CVT

1.5 VX Navi CVT

 PHP 820,000

PHP 828,000

PHP 876,000

PHP 899,000

PHP 985,000

Toyota Hilux4X2 2.4 Cab & Chassis

4X2 2.4 J MT

PHP 829,000

PHP 939,000

Chevrolet Cruze1.8 L MT

1.8 LS AT

PHP 858,888

PHP 963,888

Honda Jazz1.5 V MT

1.5 V CVT

1.5 Sport CVT

1.5 VX Navi CVT

PHP 868,000

PHP 918,000

PHP 933,000

PHP 998,000

JAC S3PHP 890,000
Toyota Yaris1.3 E MT

1.3 E AT

PHP 890,000

PHP 942,000

JAC M3 –PHP 895,000
Honda Mobilio1.5 E MT

1.5 V CVT

PHP 895,000

PHP 968,000

Nissan Sylphy1.6 MT

1.6 CVT

PHP 908,000

PHP 993,000

Suzuki VitaraGL 1.6 ATPHP 913,000
Ford EcoSport1.5 Ambiente MT

1.5 Trend MT

PHP 920,000

PHP 970,000

KIA Rio1.4 LX AT

1.4 EX AT

PHP 920,000

PHP 985,000

Nissan Navara4×2 6MT

4×2 Calibre 6MT

PHP 929,000

PHP 999,000

Mitsubishi StradaGL 2WD 2.5 MTPHP 960,000
Toyota Rush1.5 E MTPHP 968,000
Hyundai Elantra1.6 GL 6MTPHP 970,000
Suzuki All-New JimnyGL 5MTPHP 975,000
BAIC M60 Standard1.5 CVTPHP 998,000
Volkswagen Santana GTS1.5 MPI AT SEPHP 998,000
Mitsubishi Xpander GLX1.5G 2WD MTPHP 999,000
Toyota Corolla Altis1.6E MTPHP 999,000

 

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Cheapest Cars Under P1,000,000

Suzuki APV

Cheapest Cars in the Philippines Under P1 Million - Suzuki APV

Suzuki APV Prices:

  • GA 1.6 MT: PHP 588,000
  • GLX 1.6 M/T: PHP 808,000

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.

Key Specs of the Suzuki AP:

  • Body type: Compact MPV
  • Seating capacity: Eight
  • Transmission type: 5-speed manual
  • Engine: SOHC 16-valve, 4-cylinder 1,590 (1.6L) cc
  • Performance: 91hp at 5,750rpm and 127Nm at 4,500rpm
  • Fuel type: Gasoline
  • Fuel economy: 11.24 km/L

KIA Picanto

Cheapest Cars in the Philippines Under P1 Million - KIA Picanto

KIA Picanto Prices:

  • 1.0 LX MT: PHP 590,000
  • 1.0 LX AT: PHP 635,000
  • 1.0 EX MT: PHP 700,000
  • 1.0 EX AT: PHP 745,000

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.

Key Specs of the KIA Picanto:

  • Body type: Hatchback
  • Seating capacity: Five
  • Transmission type: Manual / Automatic
  • Engine: In-line 4 1,248cc 1.2L
  • Performance: 84hp at 6,400rpm and 121Nm at 4,000rpm
  • Fuel type: Gasoline
  • Fuel economy: 29.23 km/L

Honda Brio

Cheapest Cars in the Philippines Under P1 Million - Honda Brio

Honda Brio Prices:

  • 1.2 S MT: PHP 598,000
  • 1.2 V CVT: PHP 658,000
  • 1.2 RS CVT: PHP 730,000
  • 1.2 RS Black Top CVT: PHP 735,000

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.

Also Read: How Much Does Honda Car Insurance Cost in the Philippines?

Key Specs of the Honda Brio:

  • Body type: Hatchback
  • Seating capacity: Five
  • Transmission type: 5-speed manual / 5-speed automatic
  • Engine: SOHC i-VTEC 16-valve 4-cylinder 1,339 cc
  • Performance: 100hp at 6,000rpm and 13Nm at 4,800rpm
  • Fuel type: Gasoline
  • Fuel economy: 24.39 km/L

BAIC M50S

Cheapest Cars in the Philippines Under P1 Million - Baic M50S

BAIC M50S Prices:

  • Luxury 7-seater or 8-seater: PHP 638,000
  • Ultra-luxury 7-seater: PHP 668,000

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.

Key Specs of the BAIC M50S:

  • Body type: Compact MPV
  • Seating capacity: Seven to eight
  • Transmission type: 5-speed manual
  • Engine: DAM15DL DOHC dual-VVT 1.5L Euro 5
  • Performance: 114hp at 6,000 rpm and 150Nm at 4,300-4,500 rpm
  • Fuel type: Gasoline

Hyundai Reina

Cheapest Cars in the Philippines Under P1 Million - Hyundai Reina

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.

Hyundai Reina Prices:

  • 1.4 GL 5MT: PHP 648,000
  • 1.4 GL 5MT (with AVN – Apple CarPlay and Android Auto): PHP 698,000
  • 1.4 GL 4AT: PHP 698,000
  • 1.4 GL 4AT (with AVN – Apple CarPlay and Android Auto): PHP 748,000

Key Specs of the Hyundai Reina:

  • Body type: Sedan
  • Seating capacity: Five
  • Transmission type: 5-speed manual/4-speed automatic
  • Engine: 1.4L MPI 1368cc
  • Performance: 95hp at 6,000 rpm and 132Nm at 4,000 rpm
  • Fuel type: Gasoline
  • Fuel economy: 25.8 hm/L

Nissan Almera

Cheapest Cars in the Philippines Under P1 Million - Nissan Almera

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.

Nissan Almera Prices:

  • 1.2 MT: PHP 657,000
  • 1.5 E MT: PHP 735,000
  • 1.5 N-Sport MT: PHP 735,000 / PHP 890,000
  • 1.5 E AT: PHP 824,000
  • 1.5 VL AT: PHP 933,000

Key Specs of the Nissan Almera:

  • Body type: Sedan
  • Seating capacity: Five
  • Transmission type: 5-speed manual
  • Engine: In-line 3-cylinder DOHC, 12-valve, 1,198 (1.2L) cc
  • Performance: 79hp and 106Nm
  • Fuel type: Gasoline
  • Fuel economy: 21.26 km/L

Toyota Vios

Cheapest Cars in the Philippines Under P1 Million - Toyota Vios

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.

Toyota Vios Prices:

  • 1.3 Base MT: PHP 662,000
  • 1.3 J MT: PHP 688,000
  • 1.3 XE AT: PHP 738,000
  • 1.3 XLE MT: PHP 791,000
  • 1.3 E MT: PHP 831,000
  • 1.3 XLE AT: PHP 841,000
  • 1.3 E CVT: PHP 881,000
  • 1.3E Prime MT: PHP 886,000
  • 1.3 E Prime CVT: PHP 936,000
  • 1.5 G MT: PHP 984,000
  • 1.5 G MT (White Pearl): PHP 999,000

Key Specs of the Toyota Vios:

  • Body type: Sedan
  • Seating capacity: Five
  • Transmission type: 5-speed manual
  • Engine: Dual VVT-i, 4-cylinder in-line DOHC 16-valve, 1,329 (1.3L) cc
  • Performance: 98hp at 6,000rpm and 123Nm at 4,400rpm
  • Fuel type: Gasoline

KIA Saluto

Cheapest Cars in the Philippines Under P1 Million - Kia Soluto

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.

KIA Soluto Prices:

  • 1.4 LX MT: PHP 665,000
  • 1.4 LX AT: PHP 710,000
  • 1.4 EX MT: PHP 710,000
  • 1.4 EX AT: PHP 755,000

Key Specs of the KIA Soluto:

  • Body type: Subcompact sedan
  • Seating capacity: Five
  • Transmission type: 5-speed manual/4-speed automatic
  • Engine: Kappa 1.4L dual-CVVT 1,368cc engine
  • Performance: 94hp at 6,000 rpm and 132Nm at 4,000 rpm
  • Fuel type: Gasoline
  • Fuel economy: 13-16 km/L

Honda Brio Amaze

Cheapest Cars in the Philippines Under P1 Million - Honda Brio Amaze

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.

Honda Brio Amaze Prices:

  • 1.3 E MT: PHP 668,000
  • 1.3 S AT: PHP 728,000
  • 1.3 V Navi AT: PHP 848,000

Key Specs of the Honda Brio Amaze:

  • Body type: Sedan
  • Seating capacity: Five
  • Transmission type: 5-speed manual
  • Engine: SOHC i-VTEC 16-valve, 4-cylinder, 1,339 (1.3L) cc
  • Performance: 100hp at 6,000rpm and 13Nm at 4,800rpm
  • Fuel type: Gasoline
  • Fuel economy: 20.37 km/L (city) / 33.88 km/L (highway)

Volkswagen Santana

Cheapest Cars in the Philippines Under P1 Million - Volkswagen Santana

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.

Volkswagen Santana Prices: 

  • 1.4 MPI MT: PHP 686,000
  • 1.5 MPI AT S: PHP 898,000
  • 1.5 MPI AT S (with Blaupunkt): PHP 929,000
  • 1.5 MPI AT SE: PHP PHP 962,000
  • 1.5 MPI AT SE (with Blaupunkt): PHP 993,000

Key Specs of the Volkswagen Santana:

  • Body type: Sedan
  • Seating capacity: Five
  • Transmission type: 5-speed manual
  • Engine: 4-cylinder, in-line 1,395 cc (1.4L)
  • Performance: 90hp at 5,500rpm and 132Nm at 3,800rpm
  • Fuel type: Gasoline
  • Fuel economy: 8.72 km/L

Chevrolet Spark

Cheapest Cars in the Philippines Under P1 Million - Chevrolet Spark

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.

Chevrolet Spark Prices: 

  • 1.4 LT MT: PHP 694,888
  • 1.4 CVT: PHP 734,888

Key Specs of the Chevrolet Spark:

  • Body type: Hatchback
  • Seating capacity: Five
  • Transmission type: 5-speed manual
  • Engine: 1.4L DOHC L4 DVVT Ecotec, 1,399 cc
  • Performance: 73/99hp at 6,200 rpm and 94/128Nm at 4,400rpm
  • Fuel type: Gasoline
  • Fuel economy: 23.81 km/L

Mitsubishi Mirage

Cheapest Cars in the Philippines Under P1 Million - Mitsubishi Mirage

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.

Mitsubishi Mirage Prices:

  • GLX 1.2 MT: PHP 699,000
  • GLX 1.2 CVT: PHP 760,000

Key Specs of the Mitsubishi Mirage:

  • Body type: Hatchback
  • Seating capacity: Five
  • Transmission type: Five-speed manual / CVT
  • Engine: 1.2L in-line 3-cylinder DOHC MIVEC (3A92)
  • Performance: 78hp at 6,000rpm and 100Nm at 4,000rpm
  • Fuel type: Gasoline
  • Fuel economy: 10.6 km/L

Read More: How Much Does Mitsubishi Car Insurance Cost in the Philippines?

JAC S2

Cheapest Cars in the Philippines Under P1 Million - JAC S2

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.

JAC S2 Price: PHP 720,000

Key Specs of the JAC S2:

  • Body type: Subcompact SUV
  • Seating capacity: Five
  • Transmission type: 5-speed manual
  • Engine: 1.5L VVT inline-4 engine
  • Performance: 111hp at 6,000 rpm and 146Nm at 3,500-4,500 rpm
  • Fuel type: Gasoline
  • Fuel economy: 12-15 km/L

Toyota New Avanza

Cheapest Cars in the Philippines Under P1 Million - Toyota Avanza

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.

Toyota New Avanza Prices:

  • 1.3 J MT: PHP 731,000
  • 1.3 E MT: PHP 864,000
  • 1.3 E AT: PHP 907,000
  • 1.5 G MT: PHP 957,000

Key Specs of the Toyota Avanza:

  • Body type: MPV
  • Seating capacity: Seven
  • Transmission type: 5-speed manual/4-speed automatic
  • Engine: 4-cylinder, in-line, 16-valve DOHC, chain drive with Dual VVT-i
  • Performance: 103hp at 6,000rpm and 36Nm at 4,200rpm (1.5 G MT variant) / 95hp at 6,000rpm and 121Nm at 4,200rpm (other variants)

Mitsubishi Mirage G4

Cheapest Cars in the Philippines Under P1 Million - Mitsubishi Mirage G4

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.

Mitsubishi Mirage G4 Prices:

  • GLX 1.2 MT: PHP 735,000
  • GLX 1.2 CVT: PHP 785,000
  • GLS 1.2 CVT: PHP 869,000

Key Specs of the Mitsubishi Mirage G4:

  • Body type: Subcompact sedan
  • Seating capacity: Five
  • Transmission type: 5-speed manual/INVECS-III CVT
  • Engine: 1.2L in-line 3-cylinder DOHC MIVEC
  • Performance: 78hp at 6,000rpm and 100Nm at 4,000rpm
  • Fuel type: Gasoline
  • Fuel economy: 21 km/L

Suzuki All-New Ertiga

Cheapest Cars in the Philippines Under P1 Million - Suzuki Ertiga

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.

Suzuki Ertiga Prices:

  • GA MT: PHP 738,000
  • GL MT: PHP 858,000
  • GL AT: PHP 898,000
  • GLX AT: PHP 988,000

Key Specs of the Suzuki Ertiga:

  • Body type: Compact MPV
  • Seating capacity: Seven
  • Transmission type: 5-speed manual/4-speed automatic
  • Engine: 1.4L K15B DOHC 16-valve, 4-cylinder with VVT, 1,373 cc
  • Performance: 103hp at 6,000rpm and 138Nm at 4,400rpm
  • Fuel type: Gasoline
  • Fuel economy: 9-18 km/L

Suzuki Swift

Cheapest Cars in the Philippines Under P1 Million - Suzuki Swift

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.

Suzuki Swift Prices:

  • GL 1.2 MT: PHP 755,000
  • GL 1.2 CVT: PHP 799,000
  • Special Edition 1.2 MT: PHP 804,800
  • Special Edition 1.2 CVT: PHP 848,800

Key Specs of the Suzuki Swift:

  • Body type: Hatchback
  • Seating capacity: Five
  • Transmission type: 5-speed manual/CVT
  • Engine: K12M 1.2L 4-cylinder 16-valve
  • Performance: 82hp at 6,000rpm and 113Nm at 4,200rpm
  • Fuel type: Gasoline
  • Fuel economy: 20.4km/L

Suzuki Ciaz

Cheapest Cars in the Philippines Under P1 Million - Suzuki Ciaz

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.

Suzuki Ciaz Prices:

  • GL 1.4 MT: PHP 823,000
  • GL 1.4 AT: PHP 873,000
  • GLX 1.4 AT: PHP 978,000

Also Read: How to Be a TNVS Driver or Operator in the Philippines

Key Specs of the Suzuki Ciaz:

  • Body type: Sedan
  • Seating capacity: Five
  • Transmission type: 5-speed manual/4-speed automatic
  • Engine: 1.4L K14B 4-cylinder DOHC 16-valve with VVT, 1,373cc
  • Performance: 92hp at 6,000rpm and 130Nm at 4,000rpm
  • Fuel type: Gasoline
  • Fuel economy: 27.94km/L

Hyundai Accent

Cheapest Cars in the Philippines Under P1 Million - Hyundai Accent

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.

Hyundai Accent Prices: 

  • 1.4 GL 6MT (without airbags): PHP 790,000
  • 1.4 GL 6AT (without airbags): PHP 838,000
  • 1.4 GL 6MT (with airbags): PHP 838,000
  • 1.4 GL 6AT (with airbags): PHP 890,000
  • 1.4 GL-V 6MT: PHP 898,000
  • 1.6 CRDi GL 6MT (Dsl): PHP 910,000
  • 1.4 GLS-V 6AT: PHP 970,000

Key Specs of the Hyundai Accent:

  • Body type: Sedan
  • Seating capacity: Five
  • Transmission type: 6-speed manual
  • Engine: Kappa MPI Dual CVVT, 4-cylinder, 16-valve, 1,368 (1.4L) cc
  • Performance: 100hp at 6,000rpm and 133Nm at 3,500rpm
  • Fuel type: Gasoline

Chevrolet Sail

Cheapest Cars in the Philippines Under P1 Million - Chevrolet Sail

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.

Chevrolet Sail Prices: 

  • 1.3 LT MT: PHP 791,888
  • 1.5 LT AT: PHP 865,888
  • 1.5 LTZ AT: PHP 917,888

Key Specs of the Chevrolet Sail:

  • Body type: Subcompact sedan
  • Seating capacity: Five
  • Transmission type: 5-speed manual/4-speed automatic with Active Select Manual Mode
  • Engine: 1.3L/1.5L DOHC DVVT MPFI engine
  • Performance: 108.8hp at 6,000rpm and 141Nm at 4,000rpm
  • Fuel type: Gasoline

Mitsubishi New Strada C/C 2.5D 2WD MT

Cheapest Cars in the Philippines Under P1 Million - Mitsubishi Strada

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.

Mitsubishi New Strada C/C 2.5D 2WD MT Price: PHP 815,000

Key Specs of the Mitsubishi New Strada:

  • Body type: Pick-up
  • Seating capacity: Five
  • Transmission type: 6-speed manual
  • Engine: 2.4L DOHC turbo diesel
  • Performance: 178hp and 430Nm of torque
  • Fuel type: Diesel

Honda City

Cheapest Cars in the Philippines Under P1 Million - Honda City

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.

Honda City Prices:

  • 1.5 S CVT: PHP 820,000
  • 1.5 E MT: PHP 828,000
  • 1.5 E CVT: PHP 876,000
  • 1.5 Sport CVT: PHP 899,000
  • 1.5 VX Navi CVT: PHP 985,000

Key Specs of the Honda City:

  • Body type: Subcompact sedan
  • Seating capacity: Five
  • Transmission type: 5-speed manual/CVT
  • Engine: 1.5L SOHC i-VTEC 4-cylinder, 16-valve engine
  • Performance: 120hp at 6,600rpm and 145Nm at 4,800rpm
  • Fuel type: Gasoline
  • Fuel economy: 20km/L

Toyota Hilux

Cheapest Cars in the Philippines Under P1 Million - Toyota Hilux

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.

Toyota Hilux Prices:

  • 4X2 2.4 Cab & Chassis: PHP 829,000
  • 4X2 2.4 J MT: PHP 939,000

Key Specs of the Toyota Hilux:

  • Body type: Pick-up
  • Seating capacity: Five
  • Transmission type: 5-speed manual
  • Engine: 2.4L  4-cylinder, 16-valve DOHC Variable Nozzle Turbo with Front Mounted Intercooler
  • Performance: 147hp at 3,400rpm and 343Nm at 1,400-2,800rpm
  • Fuel type: Diesel

Chevrolet Cruze

Cheapest Cars in the Philippines Under P1 Million - Chevrolet Cruze

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.

Chevrolet Cruze Prices: 

  • 1.8 L MT: PHP 858,888
  • 1.8 LS AT: PHP 963,888

Key Specs of the Chevrolet Cruze:

  • Body type: Sedan
  • Seating capacity: Five
  • Transmission type: 5-speed manual/6-speed automatic with Manual Mode
  • Engine: 1.8L inline-4 16-valve DOHC DCVCP
  • Performance: 142hp at 6,200rpm and 177Nm at 3,800rpm
  • Fuel type: Gasoline

Honda Jazz

Cheapest Cars in the Philippines Under P1 Million - Honda Jazz

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.

Honda Jazz Prices:

  • 1.5 V MT: PHP 868,000
  • 1.5 V CVT: PHP 918,000
  • 1.5 Sport CVT: PHP 933,000
  • 1.5 VX Navi CVT: PHP 998,000

Key Specs of the Honda Jazz:

  • Body type: Hatchback
  • Seating capacity: Five
  • Transmission type: 5-speed manual/CVT
  • Engine: 1.5L SOHC i-VTEC 4 cylinder, 16-valve
  • Performance: 120hp at 6,600rpm and 145Nm at 4,800rpm
  • Fuel type: Gasoline

JAC S3

Cheapest Cars in the Philippines Under P1 Million - Jac S3

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.

JAC S3 Price: PHP 890,000

Key Specs of the JAC S3:

  • Body type: SUV
  • Seating capacity: Five
  • Transmission type: 6-speed manual/CVT
  • Engine: 1.6L VVT engine
  • Performance: 118hp at 6,000rpm and 155Nm at 4,000 rpm
  • Fuel type: Gasoline

Toyota Yaris

Cheapest Cars in the Philippines Under P1 Million - Toyota Yaris

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.

Toyota Yaris Prices:

  • 1.3 E MT: PHP 890,000
  • 1.3 E AT: PHP 942,000

Key Specs of the Toyota Yaris:

  • Body type: Hatchback
  • Seating capacity: Five
  • Transmission type: 5-speed manual/4-speed automatic
  • Engine: Dual VVT-i, 4-cylinder inline DOHC, 16-valve EFI
  • Performance: 99hp at 6,000rpm and 123Nm at 4,400rpm
  • Fuel type: Gasoline

JAC M3

Cheapest Cars in the Philippines Under P1 Million - Jac M3

JAC M3 Price: PHP 895,000

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.

Key Specs of the JAC M3:

  • Body type: Compact MPV
  • Seating capacity: Eight
  • Transmission type: 5-speed manual
  • Engine: 1.6L VVT engine
  • Performance: 118hp at 6,000rpm and 150Nm at 3,500-4,500rpm
  • Fuel type: Gasoline

Honda Mobilio

Cheapest Cars in the Philippines Under P1 Million - Honda Mobilio

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.

Honda Mobilio Prices:

  • 1.5 E MT: PHP 895,000
  • 1.5 V CVT: PHP 968,000

Key Specs of the Honda Mobilio:

  • Body type: MPV
  • Seating capacity: Seven
  • Transmission type: 5-speed manual/CVT
  • Engine: 1.5L SOHC i-VTEC 4-cylinder, 16-valve
  • Performance: 120hp at 6,600rpm and 145Nm at 4,600rpm
  • Fuel type: Gasoline
  • Fuel economy: 7.5-16.5km/L

Nissan Sylphy

Cheapest Cars in the Philippines Under P1 Million - Nissan Sylphy

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.

Nissan Sylphy Prices:

  • 1.6 MT: PHP 908,000
  • 1.6 CVT: PHP 993,000

Key Specs of the Nissan Sylphy:

  • Body type: Sedan
  • Seating capacity: Five
  • Transmission type: 5-speed manual
  • Engine: 1.6L inline 4-cylinder, 16-valve DOHC
  • Performance: 116hp and 154Nm of torque
  • Fuel type: Gasoline

Suzuki Vitara GL 1.6 AT

Cheapest Cars in the Philippines Under P1 Million - Suzuki Vitara

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.

Suzuki Vitara GL 1.6 AT Price: PHP 913,000

Key Specs of the Suzuki Vitara:

  • Body type: Crossover SUV
  • Seating capacity: Five
  • Transmission type: 6-speed automatic with Paddle Shift
  • Engine: M16A 4-cylinder DOHC 16-valve with VVT
  • Performance: 115hp at 6,000rpm and 156Nm at 4,400rpm
  • Fuel type: Gasoline

Ford EcoSport

Cheapest Cars in the Philippines Under P1 Million - Ford EcoSport

Ford EcoSport Prices:

  • 1.5 Ambiente MT: PHP 920,000
  • 1.5 Trend MT: PHP 970,000

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.

Key Specs of the Ford EcoSport:

  • Body type: Subcompact crossover
  • Seating capacity: Five
  • Transmission type: 5-speed manual
  • Engine: 1.5L  petrol
  • Performance: 123hp at 6,500rpm and 150Nm at 4,500rpm
  • Fuel type: Gasoline

KIA Rio

Cheapest Cars in the Philippines Under P1 Million - Kia Rio

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.

KIA Rio Prices:

  • 1.4 LX AT: PHP 920,000
  • 1.4 EX AT: PHP 985,000

Key Specs of the KIA Rio:

  • Body type: Hatchback
  • Seating capacity: Five
  • Transmission type: 4-speed automatic
  • Engine: 1.4L inline 4-cylinder Kappa
  • Performance: 99hp and 133Nm of torque
  • Fuel type: Gasoline

Nissan Navara

Cheapest Cars in the Philippines Under P1 Million - Nissan Navara

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.

Nissan Navara Prices:

  • 4×2 6MT: PHP 929,000
  • 4×2 Calibre 6MT: PHP 999,000

Key Specs of the Nissan Navara:

  • Body type: Pick-up
  • Seating capacity: Five
  • Transmission type: 6-speed manual
  • Engine: 2.5L YD25 DDTi inline 4-cylinder DOHC 16-valve VGS Turbo Intercooler
  • Performance: 163hp and 403Nm of torque
  • Fuel type: Diesel
  • Fuel economy: 8-17.8km/L

Mitsubishi Strada GL 2WD 2.5 MT

Cheapest Cars in the Philippines Under P1 Million - Mitsubishi Strada

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.

Mitsubishi Strada GL 2WD 2.5 MT Price: PHP 960,000

Key Specs of the Mitsubishi Strada:

  • Body type: Pick-up
  • Seating capacity: Five
  • Transmission type: 5-speed manual
  • Engine: 2.5L inline 16-valve DOHC turbocharged and intercooled direct injection diesel Euro 4
  • Performance: 136hp at 4,000rpm and 324Nm at 2,000rpm
  • Fuel type: Diesel

Toyota Rush 1.5 E MT

Cheapest Cars in the Philippines Under P1 Million - Toyota Rush

Toyota Rush 1.5 E MT Price: PHP 968,000

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.

Key Specs of the Toyota Rush:

  • Body type: MPV
  • Seating capacity: Five to seven
  • Transmission type: Manual
  • Engine: 4-cylinder, inline, 16-valve DOHC, Chain Drive with Dual VVT-i
  • Performance: 102hp at 6,000rpm and 134Nm at 4,200rpm
  • Fuel type: Gasoline
  • Fuel economy: 7-15km/L

Hyundai Elantra 1.6 GL 6MT

Cheapest Cars in the Philippines Under P1 Million - Hyundai Elantra

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.

Hyundai Elantra 1.6 GL 6MT Price: PHP 970,000

Key Specs of the Hyundai Elantra:

  • Body type: Sedan
  • Seating capacity: Five
  • Transmission type: 6-speed manual
  • Engine: Gamma 1.6L MPI (EURO 4)
  • Performance: 127.5hp at 6,300rpm and 154Nm at 4,850rpm
  • Fuel type: Gasoline
  • Fuel economy: 27.83km/L

Suzuki All-New Jimny GL 5MT

Cheapest Cars in the Philippines Under P1 Million - Suzuki Jimny

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.

Suzuki All-New Jimny GL 5MT Price: PHP 975,000

Key Specs of the Suzuki All-New Jimny:

  • Body type: Mini SUV
  • Seating capacity: Four
  • Transmission type: 5-speed manual
  • Engine: 1.5L K15B 4-cylinder 16-valve
  • Performance: 100hp at 6,000rpm and 130Nm at 4,400rpm
  • Fuel type: Gasoline

BAIC M60 Standard 1.5 CVT

Cheapest Cars in the Philippines Under P1 Million - Baic M60

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.

BAIC M60 Standard 1.5 CVT Price: PHP 998,000

Key Specs of the BAIC M60:

  • Body type: Mid-size crossover MPV
  • Seating capacity: Seven
  • Transmission type: CVT
  • Engine: 1.5-liter turbocharged inline-4 gasoline engine
  • Performance: 147hp at 6,000rpm and 210Nm at 2,000-4,500rpm
  • Fuel type: Gasoline
  • Fuel economy: 8.5-15.6km/L

Volkswagen Santana GTS 1.5 MPI AT SE

Cheapest Cars in the Philippines Under P1 Million - Volkswagen Santana GTS

Volkswagen Santana GTS 1.5 MPI AT SE Price: PHP 998,000

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.

Key Specs of the Volkswagen Santana GTS:

  • Body type: Station wagon
  • Seating capacity: Five
  • Transmission type: 6-speed automatic
  • Engine: 1.5L 4-cylinder, inline, gasoline Euro 5 engine
  • Performance: 110hp at 6,000rpm and 150Nm at 4,000rpm
  • Fuel type: Gasoline

Mitsubishi Xpander GLX 1.5G 2WD MT

Cheapest Cars in the Philippines Under P1 Million - Mitsubishi Xpander

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.

Mitsubishi Xpander GLX 1.5G 2WD MT Price: PHP 999,000

Key Specs of the Mitsubishi Xpander:

  • Body type: MPV
  • Seating capacity: Seven
  • Transmission type: 5-speed manual
  • Engine: 1.5L 4 inline, 16-valve DOHC with Mitsubishi Innovative Valve timing Electronic Control (MIVEC) System
  • Performance: 105hp at 6,000rpm and 141Nm at 4,000 rpm
  • Fuel type: Gasoline

Toyota Corolla Altis 1.6E MT

Cheapest Cars in the Philippines Under P1 Million - Toyota Altis

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.

Toyota Altis 1.6E MT Price: PHP 999,000

Key Specs of the Toyota Corolla Altis:

  • Body type: Sedan
  • Seating capacity: Five
  • Transmission type: Manual
  • Engine: Dual VVT-I, 4-cylinder inline DOHC, 16-valve engine
  • Performance: 121hp at 5,200rpm
  • Fuel type: Gasoline

Final Thoughts

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.

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