Phoemela Baranda flaunts red Chery crossover as the brand’s new ambassador

Updated Apr 05, 2021 | Same topic: Automotive Industry Updates

She joins Coco Martin in the Chery family.

Ever since Chery’s comeback, it is undoubtedly doing commendable work. The Chinese marque has brought a lineup consisting of crossovers and SUVs that look stylish.

Now, Chery Auto Philippines plans to further expand its branding and network in the country as it appoints Phoemela Baranda its new brand ambassador.  

Chery's new brand ambassador, Phoemela Baranda

Welcome Chery's new brand ambassador, Phoemela Baranda

On her Facebook page, she shared a video of her reviewing the Chery Tiggo 8 model. Phoemela said that she is impressed with how the Tiggo8 handles and performs considering she is a racecar driver herself.

What impresses the new ambassador is the Tiggo 8’s Smartwatch key feature. She said that owners don’t have to worry no more as to where they left their car keys. The Smartwatch key can unlock the doors, turn on the engine, open the trunk, and roll down the windows.

A white Chery Tiggo 8

The Chery Tiggo 8 is the high-end model in its local lineup

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Phoemela Baranda also mentioned the Tiggo 8’s panoramic sunroof that can be opened from the front and all the way to the back. She added that this feature is perfect especially for girl drivers who need a bit of lighting.

The Chery Tiggo 8 is a premium 7-seater SUV first revealed in 2018. Under the hood, it is powered by a 1.5-liter TCI turbocharged engine capable of making 145 hp and 210 Nm of torque.

Phoemela Baranda driving a Tiggo 8

One can expect Chery's growth in the upcoming years

Phoemela Baranda ended her review with her parking the Tiggo 8. She flaunts the SUV’s 360-degree panoramic view that will certainly help drivers park with ease. The parking view is then displayed on the Tiggo 8’s 10.25-inch LCD touch screen.

“I’m impressed with the Chery Tiggo 8 – for the performance, the feature, [and] for its price," said Phoemela Baranda.

The Chery Tiggo 8 is available in two variants, Luxury and Luxury EX. The former is priced at Php 1,280,00 while the latter has a price tag of Php 1,340,000.

Aside from Baranda, Chery PH also has FPJ's Ang Probinsyano star Coco Martin as its brand ambassador.   

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Know more about Chery Tiggo 8 2021

Chery Tiggo 8

The Tiggo 8 is Chinese passenger car maker Chery's largest and most premium model offered in the Philippines. It is a 7-seater midsize crossover that offers more premium aesthetic features compared to other nameplates under the brand. Its larger front grille is complemented by sleek LED headlamps that create a bold statement. On the rear is a light strip in LEDs that add to the vehicle's more upmarket design. Inside the crossover are leather-upholstered seats. The Tiggo 8 comes with a touchscreen infotainment system and a fully-digital dashboard. The three-row vehicle comes with plenty of space for its passengers and for cargo, as expected from a car of its segment. Currently, it is offered in two variants, the AT Luxury and the AT Luxury EX. Both variants are powered by a 1.5L turbocharged gasoline powerplant attached to a 6-speed dual-clutch transmission.

From ₱1,280,000

Rex Sanchez

Rex Sanchez


Rex Sanchez grew up in Saudi Arabia where he saw and got into the automotive scene. He started his career for an aviation company in the said region, writing about turbines and rotors which are later distributed for educational purposes. And now, he joined as a staff writer. Currently, he is the youngest on the team and is more than ready to grow in the field.


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