IN TIME FOR XMAS RUSH: Toyota upgrades compact SUV

posted November 27, 2020 at 10:10 pm
by  Manila Standard
Toyota Motor Philippines has released the 2021 update of its popular entry-level SUV, the Toyota Rush.

Retailing in Toyota’s 70 dealerships across the country starting November 26, the refreshed Rush line-up offers the Rush E grade with improved seating capacity - with 3 rows of seats now available. With this update, all Rush variants now come as 7-seater compact SUVs.

One of the most well-received features of the G grade, the Reverse Camera, is also being made available to the E grade variants.

“We at Toyota continuously listen to the requests of our customers to make improvements in our cars. The Rush is a favorite family vehicle, and with the Filipino’s close-knit and often extended family, we added the third row to bring the joy of moving together to more members,” said Sherwin Chualim, First Vice President of TMP’s Vehicle Sales Operations.

“As our thrust of advancing mobility for all becomes more relevant especially at this time when safe transportation with social distancing is essential, we aim to provide more options to Filipino customers, and give them the best value,” he added.

The improved Rush 1.5 E retails at P1,023,000 for A/T, while its M/T variant is available for P983,000. The top-grade Rush 1.5 G A/T meanwhile has an SRP of P1,100,000.

All variants of the Toyota Rush also retain the model’s most-wanted key features such as the high 220 mm ground clearance, 7-inch infotainment system, back sonar, plus safety features like 6 SRS airbags, anti-lock brake system, vehicle stability control, and more.

Introduced in the Philippines in 2018, the Toyota Rush has cemented its position as one of the best-selling nameplates in TMP’s stable. In 2019, TMP sold more than 15,000 units, making the Toyota Rush the best-selling entry SUV model that year.

Live Life on Safe Side

In another move, Toyota revealed the Live Life on the Safe Side deals, allowing buyers a wide selection of flexible financing or discounts and freebies until Novembe 30, 2020 on well-loved Toyota models.

Savings of as much as P65,000 on a brand new Innova, or even P90,000 on a prev. gen Hiace Commuter are on offer. Savings on selected variants are also available for the New Vios, New Wigo, Corolla Altis, Avanza, Rush, and Hiace. You may also choose to get Pay Low (all-in packages) or Pay Light (low monthly plans) financing deals on these models.

For the month of November, Periodic Maintenance Service up to 20,000KMs is free when you purchase G, E, and XLE variants of the Vios, and customers also get 5-Year Extended Warranty and free 1 year comprehensive insurance. Customers of the Vios XE, or selected variants of the Wigo, Corolla Altis, Innova, Avanza, Fortuner, and Hiace are entitled to the free 1 year comprehensive insurance promo as well, while Corolla Altis, Rush, Innova, Fortuner, Hilux, and FMC Hiace customers also get free Periodic Maintenance Service up to 20,000KMs for participating variants of their preferred Toyota model.

For customers who want to trade-in their old vehicles for a new Toyota, up to P40,000 rebates which can be used on top of existing promos or to buy accessories are available for selected models and variants all month long.

Balloon Payment Plus, Toyota Financial Services PH’s new finance product which offers light monthly payments, Periodic Maintenance inclusion, and guaranteed resale value, is also offered for selected variants of the Vios, Corolla Cross, New Fortuner, and New Hilux.

TMP said it would also provide special support for Toyota customers who have sustained damage to their vehicles as a result of the recent typhoons.

Customers are entitled to 20% labor discount and 20-40% parts discount when they bring in their flood-damaged Toyota vehicles for repair at selected Toyota Dealerships. This special assistance runs until January 31, 2020 and is not applicable for parts purchased over the counter.

Topics: Toyota Motor Philippines , Toyota Rush , SUV , Sherwin Chualim , Toyota Financial Services
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