Toyota Rush 2018 is now available for reservations in the Philippines

Updated Sep 28, 2020 | Same topic: Highlights of the Week

The upcoming Toyota Rush 2018 is expected to go on sale in April or early May.

This is surely good news for many car enthusiasts in the Philippines! We now don’t have to wait for the all-new Toyota Rush 2018 anymore. The Japanese car manufacturer has kindly brought its beloved customers a great surprise by announcing that the 7-seater mini SUV is now already available for reservations.

In detail, Toyota Motors Philippines (TMP) informs that buyers can now reserve the Rush at any of 63 authorized dealers across the country. Still, the official launch’s date of the Rush 2018 has yet to be confirmed but it is predicted that the car will make its debut sometime around April or early May 2018.

Toyota Rush 2018 angular front

Buyers can now reserve the Rush at any of the 63 authorized dealers across the country

The upcoming Rush is expected to go head-to-head with strong rivals like the Honda BR-V and the Mitsubishi Xpander 2018. The car measures 4435mm in length, 1695mm in width and 1705mm in height. The Rush is an Avanza-based vehicle using a full-ladder frame chassis, making the car different from other contemporaries in its class.

2018 Toyota Rush - Excellent SUV!

The Toyota Rush 2018 boasts an aggressive and sleek style, evoking the image of its larger brother - the Toyota Fortuner. The front fascia features an enormous 4-slat grille and upswept headlamps while the rear receives a tailgate-mounted spoiler, a diffuser and wraparound taillights.

Toyota Rush 2018 angular rear

The rear receives a tailgate-mounted spoiler, a diffuser and wraparound taillights

Under the hood, the Rush is powered by a 1.5L 4-cylinder Dual VVT-i engine which is also armed in the Avanza. The engine is capable of cranking out 103 hp and 136 Nm of torque, works in a conjunction with a 4-speed automatic or a 5-speed manual transmission.

Know more about Toyota Rush 2021

Toyota Rush

<p>The Toyota Rush is Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP)&rsquo;s entry to the local competitive multi-purpose vehicle (MPV) segment. Considering its relatively large size and affordable pricing, the MPV is regarded by some as an entry-level SUV to the Japanese car brand.&nbsp;</p> <p>Thanks to the collaboration between Toyota and Daihatsu, the Toyota MPV is introduced in 2006 as a rebadged Daihatsu Terios. And in 2018, the Japanese carmaker introduced the model in the country which instantly became a hit among Filipino car buyers until this day.</p> <p>There are many SUV-like features that the <strong><a href="https://philkotse.com/toyota-rush-price-philippines" title="Toyota Rush Philkotse Car Guide">Toyota Rush</a></strong> offers such as a relatively high ground clearance rated at 220 mm and its new seating configuration that makes seven as standard across all variants. TMP still offers the same three variants that marketed for various car consumers.</p> <p>Just like most MPVs competing in the country, the 7-seater Toyota small SUV uses a 1.5-liter gasoline engine which can be paired to 5-speed manual or 4-speed automatic transmission. It is considered as one of the best value for money especially for those who wish for a reliable family car.</p>

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