Isuzu Traviz traveled over 1,000 kms in one full tank

Updated May 04, 2022 | Same topic: Automotive Industry Updates

It traveled from La Union to Pagbilao, Quezon in just one full tank.

Getting the most out of your vehicle’s fuel economy is crucial these days as oil prices continue to rise. It’s an obvious fact that the current oil prices are taking a toll on all motorists, including those who provide delivery and logistic services.  

Isuzu Traviz front shotThe Isuzu Traviz covered more than 1,000 km in just one full tank

This is why Isuzu Philippines Corporation (IPC) decided to put the Traviz to the test to find out how fuel-efficient it is. As its challenger in the commercial vehicle segment, the Traviz is designed as a business mobility partner specifically for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs). It is essentially meant to be a workhorse vehicle for business use.  

IPC conducted a fuel economy drive dubbed One Full Tank Challenge last April 18 to 20. The starting point of the drive is at IPC’s new dealership in La Union, which is the 10th Isuzu dealership in the country to adopt the new Isuzu Outlet Standard corporate look.   

IPC President Hajime Koso and Vice President for Sales Yasuhiko Oyama led the official kick-off for the One Full Tank Challenge. Koso said that IPC aims to provide the best business solutions to its customers, which is why the company decided to conduct the fuel economy drive.  

Isuzu Philippines One Full Tank ChallengeIsuzu Philippines One Full Tank Challenge

“As the number 1 truck brand in the country, we try to provide the best business solutions to our customers, and with the rising fuel prices, we offer to them our most fuel-efficient variants,” Koso said. 

“The Isuzu One Full Tank Challenge is our way to test and prove our trucks’ excellent fuel economy, which is why we would like to as much as possible test the efficiency of our truck under normal driving conditions, carrying weight and passing through cities and highways,” Koso added. 

From Isuzu La Union, the Traviz headed north all the way to Pagudpud, then down to Cagayan on its first day. The next day, it traveled south before settling the night in Clark, Pampanga. Then, the Isuzu Traviz drove through North Luzon Expressway (NLEX) up to South Luzon Expressway (SLEX) before reaching its final stop at Pagbilao, Quezon.    

The Isuzu Traviz clocked in a total of 1,063 kilometers during the three-day drive from La Union to Pagbilao, Quezon. This translates to a fuel economy of 21.3 km/l. The said drive is observed and certified by the Automobile Association Philippines (AAP). 

Isuzu Traviz front shotIsuzu Traviz

The Traviz is equipped with a 2.5-liter 4JA1 Blue Power diesel engine that puts out 77 hp and 176.5 Nm of torque. The said diesel engine is Euro 4 compliant, and it is connected to a five-speed manual transmission with power sent to the rear wheels. Of note, the Isuzu Traviz has a 50-liter fuel tank capacity. 

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Know more about Isuzu Traviz 2023

Isuzu Traviz

The Isuzu Traviz 2023 is a light-duty commercial vehicle that is available in the Philippines with a price that ranges between Php 962,000 and Php 992,000. This price range spans within the model's two variants, namely the base S (short wheelbase) and top-spec L (long wheelbase). Under the hood, this commercial vehicle is powered by a 2.5-liter 4JA1 Direct Injection Common Rail (CRDI) Blue Power diesel engine capable of making 77 hp and 176 Nm of torque. It uses a 5-speed manual transmission as standard.

When it comes to the dimensions, the Traviz is 4,600 mm long (4,450 mm for Traviz S), 1,695 mm wide, and 1,955 mm high. The wheelbase varies from 2,250 mm for the Traviz S and 2,400 mm for the Traviz L. In the local market, this Isuzu commercial vehicle goes up against the Mitsubishi L300, Hyundai H-100, and Kia K2500.

₱ 962,000 - ₱ 992,000

Martin Aguilar

Martin Aguilar


Martin is a BA Literature graduate from the University of the Philippines Diliman. He started his writing career as an editorial assistant and writer for various magazines under ABS-CBN Publishing. Before being the Content Editor of Philkotse, Martin was a writer for Autoindustriya then shifted gears in 2017 to become the editor for AutoDeal.



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