JAKARTA, NNC – Mitsubishi Xpander, Mitsubishi Motors' Small MPV distributed by PT Mitsubishi Motors Krama Yudha Sales Indonesia (MMKSI) for the Indonesian market, again won the Favorite Car by Survey and Best Low MPV award from Gridoto.com.
The award was presented at The Westin Hotel Jakarta and received directly by Bambang Kristiawan as the Head of PR & CSR Department of PT MMKSI.
In addition to the award for Mitsubishi Xpander, at this award event, PT MMKSI also won the Public Relations (PR) of the Year award.
In contrast to other categories which the Gridoto test-drive team completely tested all the cars, the assessment for the Favorite Car by Survey category was the result of the Gridoto reader choice.
Mitsubishi Xpander also won the Best Low MPV position by surpassing its competitors from various brands based on several factors.
Assessment parameters include the features offered, convenience, calculated from the superior Value for Money among rivals in its class, Fun to Drive, and attractive designs.
"We thank Gridoto for the titles 'Best Low MPV' and 'Favorite Car' given to Mitsubishi Xpander. This award is one of the positive achievements of Mitsubishi Xpander, and [the vehicle] has been ordered as many as 100,000 units until the end of September 2018," said Irwan Kuncoro, Director of Sales & Marketing Division at PT MMKSI.
"Awards from media institutions, especially the automotive media are one of the benchmarks of vehicle quality and performance, which are obtained from accurate evaluation results by a professional team. Therefore, this award will be a plus for Mitsubishi XPANDER and our motivation for continue to provide the best products and services to consumers in Indonesia."
These two titles add to the achievements of the awards that Mitsubishi Xpander has achieved since it was first launched in August 2017, to a total of nine awards.
The Gridoto Award is an award event held by Gridoto.com automotive media for the first time. This award event was held at the same time to commemorate the anniversary of Gridoto.com media.
There are 46 awards consisting of 15 categories of two-wheeled vehicles, 20 four-wheeled vehicle categories, and 11 special award categories in Gridoto Award 2018, including the Favorite Car by Survey category, Best Low MPV, and PR of the Year.
Awards received by XPANDER are
1. Favorite Car by Survey, Gridoto Award 2018
2. Best Low MPV, Gridoto Award 2018
3. Car of the Year, FORWOT Car of the Year 2018
4. Car of the Year, 2018 Automotive Awards
5. Carvaganza Editor's Choice Award 2018
6. Best of The Best MPV, 2018 Automotive Awards
7. Best Low MPV, 2018 Automotive Awards
8. New Kid on The Road of the Year, ICar Asia People's Choice Awards 2017
9. 1st Winner of Favorite Car, GIIAS 2017