FOTON Philippines has updated its commercial vehicle lineup with the introduction of Gratour Midi Truck, set to go up against the Suzuki Super Carry.
The Gratour Midi Truck is a model based on the brand's 7-seater Gratour minivan. FOTON Philippines president Rommel Sytin said it was due to the model's high demand that they decided to make a commercial vehicle version of the Gratour.
Powering the Gratour Midi Truck is a 1.2L 4-cylinder gasoline engine the produces 85 hp and 112 Nm of torque. It is mated with a 5-speed manual transmission and has a rear-wheel drive setup. Moreover, the Gratour Midi Truck has a load capacity of 1,200 kg.
We want the Gratour Midi Truck to serve as a powerful and flexible workhorse for all types of commerce. Through this new line up, Filipino entrepreneurs will get to maximize their businesses’ potential in ways of faster, cost-efficient transportation of both manpower and goods,” said Sytin.
In addition, the vehicle features a single DIN audio system with 2 speakers with AM/FM radio, USB, and Auxiliary functions to provide entertainment.
The FOTON Gratour Midi Truck lineup is consisted of the Dropside (P475,000), F-Van (P515,000), Wing Van (P535,000). It also available in other body configurations such as MPV, Jeepney, and Patrol Jeep. FOTON says the Gratour Midi Truck will be offered with a 3-year or 100,000 km warranty.
With demand for its Xpander, Mitsubishi aims to make 2019 its best year for sales.
The construction of the Metro Manila subway will be starting later this month.
Nissan’s Livina shares the same platform with the Mitsubishi Xpander, but parts don’t tell the entire story.