Subaru Philippines offers vehicles unaffected by DTI’s safeguard duties

Motor Image Pilipinas, the exclusive distributor of Subaru vehicles in the country has announced the availability of vehicle stocks that arrived prior to the implementation of the Department Administrative Order (DAO) No. 20-11. Therefore, the said units are unaffected by  the additional safeguard duties mandated by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI).

The units are in limited inventory, however, the Japanese automaker assures its customers that all distributors and 15 of its outlets nationwide still have some stocks which are unaffected by the safeguard duties imposed by the DTI, covering all customer purchases until the end of March 2021.

This is a welcome news for those who have been planning to purchase a brand-new Subaru, given that same standard prices will only be charged on their preferred model. Which means buyers won’t have to worry about any additional pay or deposit that comes with the new order. 

Its current lineup still includes the subcompact XV, its compact Forester, the Levorg wagon, and other performance models including the WRX, WRX STI, and BRZ. What’s even more exciting is that the brand is offering a range of cash discounts and promos, plus, all models come standard with a 5-year warranty which should lighten up your Subaru ownership experience.

The Republic Act 8800 (RA 8800), formally known as the Safeguard Measures Act, places a tax of P70,000 for imported passenger vehicles and P110,000 for imported light commercial vehicles. So why was this done? The act seeks to protect the local automotive industries that are producing or are directly competing with foreign imports.

Customers are invited to take advantage of this enticing offer. Do take note that the following stocks are in limited numbers only. So if you've been wanting to buy your preferred Subaru vehicle, now is definitely the best time to do so. 

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