Wuling Cortez CT Wins The Best Medium MPV at GridOto Award 2020
17 December, 2020
The New Advanced MPV was also awarded the Best Total Cost of Ownership in Medium MPV category
Jakarta, 16 December 2020 – Wuling Motors (Wuling) through one of its flagship MPVs has again received appreciation in the Indonesian automotive world. Cortez CT won two awards at the GridOto Award 2020 event which was held virtually through the GridOto and Otomotif TV Youtube channels on Tuesday (15/12). At the awarding event with the theme “Road to Electric Mobility”, Gridoto.com awarded the Best Medium MPV and Best Total Cost of Ownership in the Medium MPV category to Wuling Cortez CT.
“We are very grateful for the appreciation given by GridOto.com to Cortez CT, The New Advanced MPV, as Best Medium MPV and Best Total Cost of Ownership in the Medium MPV category. This achievement certainly supports us to continue to provide the best for customers in Indonesia, both in terms of products, innovation and service, in line with the spirit of Drive For A Better Life,” stated Brian Gomgom as Media Relations of Wuling Motors.
The testing process in the GridOto Award, which has entered its third year, was carried out by the GridOto.com team for the two-wheeled and four-wheeled vehicle segments. GridOto.com used several assessment factors, ranging from design, features, performance, control, to fuel consumption. Meanwhile, for Best Total Cost of Ownership, the GridOto.com team also considered the maintenance costs, fuel consumption and vehicle taxes that must be paid by vehicle owners.
Regarding the Wuling Cortez CT specifications, this medium MPV uses a powerful 1,500 cc turbocharged engine with the competence to produce a maximum power of 140 HP and 250 Nm of torque. This performance is channeled to the front wheels through a smooth and responsive CVT transmission or a 6-speed manual transmission option.
The comfort in the cabin is emphasized on Cortez CT with a spacious and modern space with a choice of 7-seater captain seat configurations. Some of the leading features also complement this vehicle such as the One Push Start / Stop Button, Keyless Entry, Advanced 8″ Entertainment System with Navigation, Convenient Electric Front Seat Adjuster, and Classy Electric Sunroof, which further pampers the driver and passengers.
Complete safety features are also embedded in the Cortez CT, starting from the Dual SRS Front plus Side Airbag, Electronic Stability Control (ESC), ABS, EBD, BA, Hill Hold Control (HHC), Automatic Vehicle Hold (AVH), Electric Parking Brake. (EPB), Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS), Traction Control System (TCS), Rear Parking Camera, Parking Sensor, and Emergency Stop Signal.
The Wuling Cortez CT series is marketed in three variants, namely type S, type C, and type L with OTR prices starting from IDR 209,000,000 to IDR 290,000,000 for Jakarta area. The color options available for Cortez CT consist of Pristine White, Dazzling Silver, Aurora Silver, Starry Black, and Burgundy Red.
The titles of Best Medium MPV and Best Total Cost of Ownership given to Cortez CT at the GridOto Award 2020 certainly added to the series of awards that have been won by The New Advanced MPV. Previously, Cortez CT had won the Best of Medium MPV Gasoline by Tabloid OTOMOTIF in 2020 and Best Medium MPV at GridOto Award 2019.
About Wuling Motors
PT SGMW Motor Indonesia (Wuling Motors) was officially established in Indonesia in July 2017. The company’s long-term commitment was demonstrated through the inauguration of a 60 hectare factory and Supplier Park in Cikarang, West Java. The first product from Wuling Motors, the Confero series, which was launched in August 2017, has received the ICOTY 2017 award in the small MPV category, ICOTY 2018 in the Best Value for Money category by Mobilmotor Magazine, and the AUTOMOTIVE AWARD 2018 version of the Rookie Of The Year. February 2018 won the title of Best Medium MPV at ICOTY 2018 by Mobilmotor Magazine, and Best Total Cost Ownership Medium MPV at the 2019 Gridoto Award.Cortez CT also won the title of Best Medium MPV at the 2019 Gridoto Award and Best of Medium MPV Gasoline versions of AUTOMOTIVE AWARD 2019 and 2020 . Wuling Motors also presented its first Light Commercial Vehicle (LCV) product through Formo which was introduced in November 2018. Wuling’s fourth product, Smart Technology SUV, Almaz, was launched in February 2019 and has won various awards. Starting from the 2019 Innovation Appreciation in the Technology category by Koran Sindo and Sindonews.com, 2019 Carvaganza Editors’ Choice Award, 2019 FORWOT Car Of The Year, Car of The Year and Best Medium SUV version of the 2019 Gridoto Award, the first award in Indonesia from TRAS N CO Indonesia and INFOBRAND.ID, as well as an award in the category ‘The Best Innovation in Marketing’ from the 2020 Marketing Awards. Wuling Motors is committed to continuing to deliver products and services that suit the needs of the Indonesian people.