A great parent’s guide to buying a versatile family car


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They pack family lunch boxes, complete work projects, then find time to relax with their gang – it’s a glimpse into the everyday life of a super parent. For modern parents in the Philippines, life does not begin and end with household worries. Their lives are colorful and fast-paced as they juggle work, family, and social life. Being a super parent can be rewarding but difficult – unless you have the right support to make the job a little easier.

For super parents who are always flying from one agenda to another, choosing the right car is a crucial decision. After all, smart parenting is also about making strategic decisions that maximize their investments, both in time and money. Now, the family character of a car would be the main criteria – but what about addressing the other facets of the life of a super parent?

They need a family car that can not only keep their loved ones safe, but also command the respect of any co-worker, and can handle a relaxing weekend with friends. Choosing a versatile car would also be smart for a budding family, considering the rising cost of goods and living in the Philippines. For demanding parents who want to make a wow move, this unit is not just a mode of transportation, but a lifetime “convenience partner”.

So what does it take to make a car super worthy of parents? Let’s take a look at the best-selling minivan in the Philippines, the Mitsubishi Xpander. By pinpointing the key features and characteristics of the Xpander car that enable versatility, we show you a guide to what makes this popular family car work.

Provide security tailored to your family

The top priority in choosing a family car would be the safety features. For families with children on board, safety is of the utmost importance. Standard items to check would be the presence of airbags, restraint systems and bodywork designed with enhanced anti-collision safety. It would also be smart to have safe braking features, non-slip designs, blind spot alerts and hands-free systems to ensure parents can concentrate on the road.

The Mitsubishi Xpander, for its part, has an anti-lock braking system that prevents its wheels from locking up in emergency situations to give the driver more control. The model also offers a unique Emergency Stop Signal (ESS) system that not only protects its passengers, but also the motorists around it with brake awareness.

Marvel at a unit with bragging-worthy exteriors

For the modern parent, their car will not only be seen by their family, but also by their co-workers. To make a lasting impression as soon as they enter a meeting place, the car they choose must also have an impressive exterior. The Mitsubishi Xpander turns heads itself, with its striking Dynamic Shield front end and 17-inch two-tone alloy wheels – a stunning unit from top to bottom.

Choose a car with space designed for comfort

Whether transporting your family or taking the barkade On a trip out of town, another key aspect of a versatile family car would be its seating capacity. Crossover SUVs are a typical choice for large parties, but even a midsize sedan might do the trick for small families. A happy medium would be a minivan. More compact than an SUV but offers more seating than a sedan, it offers the best of both worlds.

The Mitsubishi Xpander is a minivan that knows how to maximize its space. The model’s 60/40 split of seat space, while providing a sizable center armrest for the rear row, gives every rider the level of comfort of a VIP passenger – ideal for braving the infamous Philippine traffic jams. . Say goodbye to shotgun dib fights.

Super parents, find a car that can tick all of these boxes to make sure it can keep up with your busy lifestyle. Of course, you can’t look any further than the Mitsubishi Xpander either. With safety, design and comfort features under its belt at a competitive price that starts at P1,050,000, the Mitsubishi Xpander just might be your soul mate.

Want to take the Mitsubishi Xpander for a ride? Get the chance to test drive a unit on the Reimagine Your Ride Test Drive Tour taking place in Davao July 15-18, SM Lanang, Laguna August 12-14 and Pampanga August 26-28. For more information on the Mitsubishi Xpander, visit www.mitsubishi-motors.com.ph/cars/xpander. – Rappler.com


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