Chery Auto PH extends pre-safeguard tariff prices for the third time

Updated May 14, 2021 | Same topic: Automotive Industry Updates

It will cover the additional costs of the import tax.

Chery Auto Philippines has extended for the third time its ‘No Price Increase’ program which excludes the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI)’s safeguard duty on its vehicles. The Chinese car brand announced that the extension will be valid until the end of May only.

Chery Auto Philippines 'No Price Increase' program

Avail of Chery vehicles with their pre-safeguard tariff prices this May

To recall, the first extension was announced last March 2021, and was followed by a second extension the month after. Chery Auto Philippines implemented the program to help Filipino car buyers avail of its crossover-only lineup without the additional tax.

The current Chery range consists of the Tiggo 2 and Tiggo 5x subcompact crossovers, the all-new Tiggo 7 Pro compact crossover, and the 7-seater Tiggo 8 midsize crossover. All models are powered by a 1.5-liter inline-4 gasoline engine, but only the Tiggo 7 Pro and Tiggo 8 come with a turbocharger that helps generate 145 hp and 210 Nm of torque.

Blue Chery Tiggo 7 Pro front view

The all-new Chery Tiggo 7 Pro

As part of the program, Chery Auto Philippines is absorbing the costs of the safeguard duty which comes in the form of a Php 70,000 tax on passenger vehicles. Here is the complete list of the pre-safeguard tariff prices of the Chery models available this May:

Chery Model


Suggested Retail Price

Tiggo 2

Tiggo 2 M/T

Php 695,000

Tiggo 2 A/T

Php 770,000

Tiggo 2 Two-Tone

Php 785,000

Tiggo 5x

Tiggo 5x M/T

Php 818,000

Tiggo 5x A/T

Php 860,000

Tiggo 5x A/T Luxury

Php 970,000

Tiggo 7

All-new Tiggo 7 A/T Pro

Php 1,198,000

Tiggo 8

Tiggo 8 A/T Luxury

Php 1,280,000

Tiggo 8 A/T Luxury

Php 1,340,000

All Chery Tiggo crossovers are offered with several after-sales perks such as a 5-year or 150,000-km general vehicle warranty, an industry-leading 10-year or 1,000,000 kilometer engine warranty, 3-year roadside assistance, and free preventive maintenance service (PMS) for three years.

“The ones who want a Chery shall have a Chery – and we hope that the thousands of pesos that they could save from this program can make things light and easy,” said Chery Auto Philippines President Rommel Sytin. “We will continue to make the Chery experience exceptional from pre-sales, actual purchase, service, and even customer relations. We are not stopping,” he added.

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Know more about Chery Tiggo 7 Pro 2021

Chery Tiggo 7 Pro

The Chery Tiggo 7 Pro is a five-seater compact crossover that features an aggressive yet sleek exterior design. The Tiggo 7 Pro is Chery’s challenger in the growing crossover segment in the Philippines. Chery Auto Philippines launched the Tiggo 7 Pro in January 2021, and it competes with segment rivals such as the Geely Azkarra, Toyota Corolla Cross, Subaru Forester, among others.   Moreover, the launch of the Tiggo 7 Pro expands Chery Auto PH’s lineup of crossover models, which includes the Tiggo 2, Tiggo 5, Tiggo 7, and the Tiggo 8.

From ₱1,198,000

Rex Sanchez

Rex Sanchez


Rex started off his career in the aviation industry before entering Philkotse as a staff writer. Two things excite him the most: first is staying up to speed with the latest news in the industry that uses engines as their heart and soul. The second is imparting them in a well-detailed manner. His passion for anything with wheels started when he was young – from Tamiyas to family-friendly sedans, and anything in between.

Someday, Rex only wishes to drive on random highways with friends in a third-gen Mitsubishi Delica with aftermarket sunroofs, if he couldn’t get the Starwagon Super Exceed edition.

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