WITHOUT a doubt every family has a vehicle of choice, and for most the Filipino families it’s the ever reliable Asian Utility Vehicle (AUV) and what better AUV than the best-selling Isuzu Crosswind; proven over the years to be durable and fuel-efficient. Top two qualities a family looks for in their vehicle of choice, one that they’ll choose in their daily chore, one that they can say ‘Makes Your Everyday’.
Launched by Isuzu Philippines Corporation (IPC) on February 18, 2015 at the One Esplanade Event Center in Pasay City, the 2015 Isuzu Crosswind is now available in five variants either in manual or automatic transmission; equipped with attractive features that definitely set it apart from other AUV models in the market today.
“Form and functionality is what the 2015 Isuzu Crosswind is all about. Given that the Crosswind model is proven capable to stylishly carry not just members of the family but also serve as a reliable cargo carrier for the enterprising few.” said IPC President Nobuo Izumina. “But Isuzu believe in continuously improving its products, so we have decided to give it an upgrade, keep it up to the existing market trends to make our customers’ everyday drive more special.”
The 2015 Isuzu Crosswind also debuts the comeback of the popular XUV variant which is available in Automatic Transmission fit for those city-dwelling families. The new model also comes with a sporty style front fascia; a combination of new silver grille and one-piece color-keyed front bumper. Also making it sleeker than ever is the new headlamp design a multi-reflector halogen type coupled with an all-weather fog lamps available in Spotivo X variant.
Sure any family will appreciate its new sophisticated set of 15” multi-spoke all-terrain silver alloy wheels, guaranteed to hit the road in style whether in the city setting or out-of-town. Sportivo X and XUV variants also comes with an aluminum black side step board, making easy for any passenger to have access to its spacious cabin. Roof rails are presently available for Sportivo X, XUV and XT variants for easy cargo loading as well as the new black color tire cover for the XUV variant.
And with any family vehicle comes an array of entertainment features like the single in-dash DVD/CD/MP3/WMA/JPG Playback with USB function that is also connected to its Spoiler integrated reverse camera which is one of the safety features of the vehicle together with the sturdy side impact beams, reverse sensor and alarm system (available on Sportivo X variants).
Underneath the 2015 Isuzu Crosswind is a superior suspension system, a double wishbone with torsion bar springs in front and a flex ride semi-elliptical leaf spring in its rear. This combination allows the Crosswind to carry heavy payload while having improved performance and stability.
Further ensuring that the 2015 Isuzu Crosswind will appeal to modern day Filipino families Isuzu introduces two new colors: Hunter Green and Dark Silver along with the existing colors Cosmic Black, Garnet Red, Ash Beige and Splash White. The 2015 Crosswind is available in the following variants:
- 2015 Isuzu Crosswind Sportivo X 4-AT - Php1,195,000
- 2015 Isuzu Crosswind Sportivo X 5-MT - Php1,130,000
- 2015 Isuzu Crosswind XUV 4-AT - Php1,010,000
- 2015 Isuzu Crosswind XT 5-MT - Php883,000
- 2015 Isuzu Crosswind XL 5-MT - Php794,000
- 2015 Isuzu Crosswind XS 5-MT - Php750,000
The 2015 Isuzu Crosswind is now available at all authorized Isuzu dealership across the country. In Metro Manila, Isuzu dealerships are located in EDSA Balintawak, Quezon Avenue, Commonwealth, Pasig, Manila, Makati and Alabang. In the provinces, Isuzu dealerships are located in Isabela, Pangasinan, Cabanatuan, Pampanga, Bulacan, Cavite, Batangas, San Pablo, Bacolod, Iloilo, Mandaue, Cagayan de Oro, Davao, and General Santos.