Good news has finally come to Philippine car enthusiasts!
Mitsubishi Motors Philippines Corporation has made an official announcement that the first batch of the long-awaited Mitsubishi Xpander 2018 has arrived in the country. The first Xpander units have arrived at the Bauan International Port located in Batangas. MMPC claimed that the deliveries for the Xpander customers would be started by the end of this month.
According to the latest car news, there have been 3,800 paid bookings for the 7-seater at present. While being overwhelmed by this figure, the Japanese carmaker also express their happiness to receive such enthusiastic welcome from the market.
The first batch of the long-awaited Xpander has arrived in the Philippines
XPANDER Arrival at Philippine shores
For those who missed our previous article, the all-new Mitsubishi Xpander 2018 is built at Mitsubishi’s Krama Yudha facility placed in Bekasi, Indonesia. Launched over a year ago, the plant in Indonesia can produce up to 160,000 cars per year with the Xpander covering 50% of its output.
The Japanese carmaker hopes that there will be 30,000 Xpander units exported within 2018 alone. Mitsubishi also expects that it will be capable of exporting more Xpander units within ASEAN.
At this moment, the Xpander's domestic sales in Indonesia have surpassed 66,000 units. In order to meet the growing demands from both internal and overseas market, the car manufacturer is planning to boost the production up to 10,000 units per month starting this July.
Now let’s check out the latest Mitsubishi Xpander price in the Philippines before driving home this hot MPV:
|Mitsubishi Xpander GLX M/T||₱885,000|
|Mitsubishi Xpander GLX Premium A/T||₱960,000|
|Mitsubishi Xpander GLS A/T||₱995,000|
|Mitsubishi Xpander GLS Sport A/T||₱1,060,000|
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