Last year, CW Home Depot received four Volkswagen Santana units to be distributed among its top sales agents. It appears like the store is fond of the German subcompact sedan, as Volkswagen Philippines turned over nine additional units to the store’s management.
The Santana is not the first Volkswagen vehicle most preferred by CW Home Depot. In 2017, the store got four Jetta compact sedans for its executives. These, along with the 13 Santana units, total to 17 Volkswagen vehicles in CW Home Depot’s fleet.
CW Home Depot believes that the Santana is the best option for its hard-working sales agent. It also believes that opting for Volkswagen Santana coincides with its brand proposition, which revolves around convenience, practicality, and efficiency of the company’s retail concept. That’s apart from offering German engineering, overall design, styling, and driving dynamics.
The Santana is powered by an efficient 1.4-liter Multi-Point Injection (MPI) 4-cylinder gasoline engine mated to a 5-speed manual transmission, with a maximum power output of 89 hp and maximum torque of 132 Nm. It features power adjustable side mirrors, keyless entry, as well as the longest wheelbase in its class – resulting in more space and ride comfort for its occupants. Meanwhile, safety highlights include ISOFIX anchorage points, Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), engine immobilizer and dual front airbags.
The Santana 1.4-liter MPI with 5-speed manual transmission retails for P686,000, which makes it one of the most affordable subcompact sedans with world-class German automotive engineering and design – making it perfect for young professionals’ first Volkswagen car. In addition, the Santana provides perks to CW Home Depot’s sales achievers with its once in a year (or every 10,000 km) periodic maintenance service (PMS) interval schedule. Compared to the usual 5,000-km PMS interval, the 10,000-km PMS intervals grants the sales agents to focus more on performing their job.
What’s even more interesting is Volkswagen Philippines’ comprehensive warranty coverage. Volkswagen Philippines offers a 3-year warranty for paint and another 3-year warranty for through-corrosion of the main steel body structure apart from the 3 years or 100,000-km general warranty, whichever comes first.