The Foton Tornado is the brand’s light-duty truck model in the Philippines. It can be had with multiple cab designs and offers itself as a versatile platform for those looking for a vehicle that can reliably transport cargo. The range of trucks can accommodate 11ft to 17ft rear bodies that come in the form of a dropside, double cab, F-Van, MPV, refrigerator van, self-loader, and a telescopic crane variant.
Powering the Tornado line of trucks is a range of Cummins turbo diesel motors. These power plants come in the form of either a 2.0-liter, 2.8-liter, and 3.5-liter motor depending on the variant. Horsepower numbers for the light-duty truck range from 117 hp and go all the way up to 154 hp. Torque numbers also vary depending on the engine as the entry-level motor produces 172 Nm of torque while the higher-end models make 500 Nm of torque. Its payload capacity also varies per model staying within the 2,000 kg to 4,800 kg range depending on the variant of the vehicle.
The truck also comes with a few features that help enhance the cabin experience and up the comfort level of the cabin. The vehicle comes with central locks, air-conditioning, power windows, and an AM/FM radio that has a CD Player along with MP3 playback functionality.