Another 19 vehicles went through the Car Awards Group, Inc.’s (CAGI) testfest last October 27, 2015 at the Fontana Convention Center in Clark, Pampanga. Adding to the list of entries were nominees from Chevrolet, Ford, Haima, Kia, Isuzu, Subaru, Suzuki, Tata, and Volkswagen. Freshly launched earlier in the month, the all-new Trax is Chevrolet’s lone entry this year. Meanwhile, returning for another day of testing were Ford with the all-new Mustang 5.0 V8 Premium; and Haima with the Haima 2 1.5 GLS C-Sport MT. Kia’s entry-list consisted of the Sorrento, Carnival, and the Forte in sedan, hatchback, and coupe forms.
Isuzu entered the updated Mu-X and D-Max that now has a more powerful 3.0 VGS engine, while Subaru is vying for a win with the WRX 2.0 MT, Legacy 2.5i S, and Outback. Suzuki and Tata also made a second appearance at the testfest with the Celerio GL MT, and Xenon 4x2 MT, respectively. Finally, Volkswagen’s nominees are the Polo Hatch and Golf GTI.
“CAGI is overwhelmed by the number of cars available for testing from the car manufacturers and distributors. If you plan to buy a car soon, the COTY Awards on November 13 will identify the best car available on a category and overall basis.” said Robby Consunji, president of the Car Awards Group, Inc.
“We welcome Carmudi Philippines as a co-presenter for the COTY Awards. As the country’s leading on-line vehicle marketplace, Carmudi.com.ph will be instrumental in enabling the Filipino consumer to make informed choices based on the independent judgment of the CAGI jurors,” Consunji added.
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