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Foton unveils the F-Jeepney Class 3 modern PUV for the Philippine market

Foton’s F-Jeepney brings additional comfort and safety features for the Filipino commuter.

Jerome Tresvalles Jerome Tresvalles on Nov 20, 2023
Foton F-Jeepney Class 3

Foton Motor Philippines Inc. (FMPI) recently unveiled its most advanced and largest modern Public Utility Vehicle (PUV) to date—the F-Jeepney Class 3. This new modern jeepney is equipped with a range of technologies aimed at providing comfort for passengers while at the same making the commuting experience much safer.

Built to a strict standard with the government's Public Utility Vehicle Modernization Program (PUVMP) and as part of its commitment to delivering top-notch, reliable mobility solutions to Filipinos, the F-Jeepney Class 3 has features that compete or exceed its rivals with its enhanced size and robust capabilities.

Inside, the F-Jeepney Class 3 has a spacious 26-passenger capacity, along with front-facing cushioned seats, accessible roof-mounted handrails, and an air-conditioning system equipped with multiple vents for optimal cabin cooling. The driver's comfort is not overlooked, with amenities such as an adjustable steering wheel, power steering, power windows, central locking, and a remote key.

According to Foton, this PUV aligns with modern transportation standards and includes essential features such as an automatic fare collection system for cashless transactions, Wi-Fi connectivity, a GPS tracker, a CCTV system, an LED TV screen, electronic signage, and an emergency stop button with a buzzer.

Foton F-Jeepney Center Console
Foton F-Jeepney Interior

Providing the muscle is the reliable 3.8-liter ISF Cummins common-rail turbo-diesel engine, delivering an admirable 152 hp at 2,600 rpm and a hefty amount of torque at 500 Nm within the 1,200 to 1,900 rpm range. This power is efficiently managed through a six-speed manual transmission. With a 120-liter fuel tank, the F-Jeepney Class 3 is built for long, and extended journeys, while the added assurance of air brakes with an anti-lock braking system (ABS) contributes to a heightened sense of security on the road. 

If you’re interested in bolstering your PUV fleet with the Foton F-Jeepney Class 3, you can visit any Foton dealership nationwide to ask about Foton’s latest PUV.

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