Ford-powered JMC Vigus Pro launched in Malaysia, Hilux rival priced at RM 98,888

Eric · Oct 13, 2021 10:53 AM

Ford-powered JMC Vigus Pro launched in Malaysia, Hilux rival priced at RM 98,888 01

Tan Chong Group’s subsidiary Angka-Tan Motor Sdn Bhd (ATM) has launched the JMC Vigus Pro pick-up truck in Malaysia. Only one variant is offered at launch and it is locally-assembled (CKD) at ETCM's facility in Serendah. ATM aims to sell 350 units of the Vigus Pro from today until the end of the year. 

Ford-powered JMC Vigus Pro launched in Malaysia, Hilux rival priced at RM 98,888 02

Priced from RM 98,888, the Malaysian-spec JMC Vigus Pro gets a 2.0-litre Ford-sourced turbodiesel that cranks out 141 PS and 340 Nm, hooked up to a ZF eight-speed automatic transmission. It also gets a part-time four-wheel drive system, replete with a low-range transfer box.

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Ford-powered JMC Vigus Pro launched in Malaysia, Hilux rival priced at RM 98,888 01

Dimension-wise, the JMC Vigus Pro measures 5,305 mm long, 1,905 mm wide, and 1,835 mm tall – putting it squarely within rivals like the Mitsubishi Triton and Toyota Hilux. In fact, its 3,085 mm long wheelbase is similar to the Toyota Hilux. 

Dimensions
Model Vigus Pro Hilux Ranger Triton
Length (mm) 5,305 5,325 5,426 5,305
Width (mm) 1,905 1,900 1,860 1,815
Height (mm) 1,835 1,815 1,848 1,795
Wheelbase (mm) 3,085 3,085 3,220 3,000

Ford-powered JMC Vigus Pro launched in Malaysia, Hilux rival priced at RM 98,888 02

Standard equipment on the Vigus Pro include automatic projector halogen headlights with LED daytime running lights (DRLs), power-adjustable side mirrors with heater, automatic wipers, as well as speed-sensing automatic door locks. 

Ford-powered JMC Vigus Pro launched in Malaysia, Hilux rival priced at RM 98,888 03

Inside, there's an eight-inch infotainment display with USB and Bluetooth connectivity (sorry, no Android Auto or Apple CarPlay support), four speakers, fabric upholstery, and steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters. 

Ford-powered JMC Vigus Pro launched in Malaysia, Hilux rival priced at RM 98,888 04

As for safety, it gets ABS, EBD, stability control, hill start assist (HSA), hill descent control (HDC), and dual airbags. It also features an all-round disc brake system. 

Ford-powered JMC Vigus Pro launched in Malaysia, Hilux rival priced at RM 98,888 05

The Malaysian-spec JMC Vigus Pro gets the choice of four body colours – Brilliant Silver, Steady Brown, Glossy Black, and Solid White.

Ford-powered JMC Vigus Pro launched in Malaysia, Hilux rival priced at RM 98,888 06

It is backed by a 3-year / 100,000-km warranty, whichever comes first. 

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Eric

Editor

Started from the IT industry but somehow managed to find his way into the automotive industry. If he’s not gaming, he’s constantly tinkering with his daily/weekend car.

Comments

Up to 20% higher than average trade-in price

2020 Proton X50 1.5T Standard

Upgrade

Add your car

Service powered by carsome

Latest Cars

Related Used Car

2019 Honda CITY S 1.5
2019 Honda CITY S 1.5
RM 63,600TBC

RM 64900

19,399 km

2.5 years

Kuala Lumpur

2016 Honda CR-V I-VTEC 2.0
2016 Honda CR-V I-VTEC 2.0
RM 81,100TBC

RM 82800

78,673 km

5 years

Masai

2015 Honda HR-V S 1.8
2015 Honda HR-V S 1.8
RM 67,200TBC

RM 68600

117,460 km

6.5 years

Kuala Lumpur