Mitsubishi Xpander is the top-selling MPV in the Philippines in 2018

Updated Oct 07, 2020 | Same topic: Latest Consumer Reports

The Mitsubishi Xpander has excellently gained impression with 13,502 units sold in 2018.

While it was Toyota Motor Philippines who topped most sales charts in local auto market, the MPV segment was lead by another Japanese carmaker. Yes, it was Mitsubishi Philippines with its Xpander which delivered best performce in the small MPV category in 2018.

According to a report of MMPC (Mitsubishi Motors Philippines Corporation), 13,502 Mitsubishi Xpanders were sold out last year. This is such an impressive number for a car that has been on the market for just less than 10 months.

Mitsubishi Xpander angular front

The Mitsubishi Xpander helped Mitsubishi become the number 1 in the small MPV segment

The heated-up MPV helped push the number of MMPC to 67,512 units - taking 18.89% of the Philippine auto market. However, the overall performance declined, compared to 2017. The reason for this may be due to the discontinuing of the Adventure and L300 as well as the implementation of the TRAIN law.

Meanwhile, the locally-manufactured Mitsubishi Mirage G4’s total sales in 2018 increased by 14% to 14,810 units and the Strada got 4,561 units sold, which was better than 3,663 units sold in 2017.

For 2019, MMPC is confident that it will regain its booming sales numbers. The company believes that the Mitsubishi Strada will surely bring back the pickup lovers enthusiasm, excitement and also help boost Mitsubishi’s share and presence in the pickup truck segment.

Along with the Strada, the Japanese carmaker is also putting its effort in enhancing its model range with great new upgrades and its aftersales to serve clients with top class service.

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Mitsubishi Xpander

The Mitsubishi Xpander 2021 is a seven-seater MPV in the Philippines, currently assembled and imported from Indonesia. It is currently offered in three variants, comprising the base GLX trim, the midrange GLS, and the GLS Black Series. Even as it replaces the Adventure AUV, the Xpander is built on an all-new unibody chassis, with a suspension system based on the Lancer Evolution X. All Xpander variants are powered by a 1.5-liter gasoline engine mated to either a 5-speed manual or 4-speed automatic transmission.   

The Xpander measures 4,475mm long, 1,750mm wide, and 1,700mm high (1,695mm for the GLX). A wheelbase of 2,775mm is standard across the range. Mitsubishi Xpander prices in the Philippines range between Php 1,008,000 and Php 1,138,00, with the GLX manual offering the lowest monthly amortization of Php 12,149 on a downpayment of 50 percent and payment terms of 60 months. Among the Xpander’s rivals in the MPV segment are the Avanza and Rush from Toyota, the Honda BR-V, and Suzuki Ertiga.  

 

 
 

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