Volkswagen Philippines is joining this year’s Mabuhay Germany trade fair by showcasing the Santana GTS and Lavida. The cars will be displayed on May 25 and 26, 2019 at the Bonifacio High Street Central.
Mabuhay Germany is a bi-annual festive by the German-Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry Inc. (GPCCI). It showcases the best offerings of German industry, products, culture – and Volkswagen happens to be an accurate epitome of German automotive quality, tested in time.
The Volkswagen Santana GTS subcompact wagon and Lavida compact sedan aim to represent an upscale level of ownership and driving experience with a competitive price tag – making it a great option for young Filipino professionals, as well as their families. This coincides to Mabuhay Germany 2019’s theme “New Heights.” Volkswagen PH’s displays will be set up under the fair’s Iconic Bridge area.
The Mabuhay Germany 2019 would be the best time for you to view Volkswagen’s subcompact wagon. The Santana GTS is powered by a 1.5-liter, 4-cylinder gasoline engine that’s paired to a 6-speed automatic transmission. This setup generates 108 hp and 150 Nm of torque. In addition, it features leather-wrapped cabin and comfort amenities such as cruise control and sunroof. Safety is highlighted by the electronic stability program and rear park distance control, while entertainment quality is brought by a Blaupunkt Infotainment System.
On the other hand, the Lavida takes occupant safety and comfort to higher levels with a combination of driving dynamics and corporate comfort. The 230 TSI DSG SE trim is equipped with a 1.4-liter, 4-cylinder Turbo Fuel-Injected gasoline engine with BlueMotion Technology. This mill comes paired with a 7-speed direct shift gearbox (DSG) transmission. The engine is capable of 128 hp and 225 Nm of torque. It comes with leather upholstery, cruise control, Climatronic air conditioning, pushes start, and sunroof.
The periodic maintenance service (PMS) interval schedule for both Santana GTS and Lavida is once a year, or every 10,000 km – whichever comes first. Yes, it’s much more convenient than the standard 5,000-km PMS in the local market. The warranty coverage is comprehensive. Aside from the 3 years or 100,000-km general warranty, whichever comes first, Volkswagen Philippines also offers a 3-year warranty for paint and another 3-year warranty for through-corrosion of the main steel body structure.
Lastly, Volkswagen PH made sure that visitors and passersby will not get bored on the dates of the fair. The German brand brought in Wolfie the mascot along with its display. Wolfi will be there from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. on both days. There’s also a guest lounge where visitors can sign up for a vehicle test drive. Even more interesting, Volkswagen will hand out freebies during the fair