Last March, Toyota opened the reservation for the upcoming Toyota Rush 2018. And now, Toyota Motors Philippines has made an official announcement that the all-new 7-seater will come to the Philippines in May 2018.
According to the latest car news, the Rush will be built on the same platform as its brother Toyota Avanza, which means it will be equipped with a full ladder frame chassis. For the dimensions, the new SUV measures 4,435 mm in length, 1,695mm in width and 1,705 mm in height, along with a wheelbase of 2685 mm.
The Rush 2018 will come to the Philippines in May 2018
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Walking around, the aggressive and glossy front and rear fascias evoke the image of a Fortuner. However, what makes the Toyota Rush 2018 distinctive are a massive grill, upswept headlights, prominent front bumper, wraparound taillights and a black plastic rear bumper.
The aggressive and glossy front and rear fascias evoke the image of a Fortuner
Under the hood, the Rush is powered by a 1.5L 4-cylinder engine inheriting from the Avanza. The powertrain works in a conjunction with a 4-speed automatic or a 5-speed manual transmission. After jumping into the market, the Toyota Rush 2018 is expected to go head to head with the Mitsubishi Xpander, Honda BR-V and other mini 7-seaters having the same size.
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<p>The Toyota Rush is Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP)’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. </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>