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Mitsubishi Motors Krama Yudha Sales Indonesia Supports Vehicle Tax Incentive

illustration: Mitsubishi Xpander (special)

JAKARTA, NETRALNEWS.COM - PT Mitsubishi Motors Krama Yudha Sales Indonesia (MMKSI) has welcomed the tax incentive that will cancel out the Sales Tax on Luxury Goods (PPnBM) in March for vehicles of 1500cc and lower, sedans, and 4x2 vehicles.

Irwan Kuncoro, Director of Sales & Marketing Division at PT Mitsubishi Motors Krama Yudha Sales Indonesia (MMKSI), said the company would fully support the initiatives and policies issued by the Indonesian government.

"So far, according to what we all know, this regulation applies to cars of 1500cc and below, sedans, and 4x2, with 70 percent local content. The Mitsubishi Xpander and Xpander Cross fall into that category," he said on Tuesday (02/16/2021).

However, PT MMKSI is also still studying and waiting for the finalization of policy that will be implemented properly.

"We warmly welcome it (tax incentive) to re-stimulate car sales in Indonesia in the pandemic situation for now," he said.

"We are studying this policy further while also waiting for the regulation and technical details, so that later we can apply them appropriately," Irwan added.

Meanwhile, President Director of PT MMKSI Naoya Nakamura said that there will be more enthusiasm in 2021 with the distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine, and also the PPnBM incentive policy which will stimulate vehicle sales.

"We are confident that the market will recover in 2021, and so will Mitsubishi vehicle sales. Reflecting on the positive sales trend in early 2021, and also with the COVID-19 vaccine, of course we hope the automotive industry will improve and continue to show a positive direction," he said.

In this case, PT MMKSI has just launched a refresher model from the New Pajero Sport which comes with six types and five color choices. These color choices are Graphite Gray, Deep Bronze, Quartz White Pearl, Sterling Silver, and Jet Black Mica.

The New Pajero Sport Dakar Ultimate 4x4 AT is priced at IDR733,700,000, Dakar Ultimate 4x2 AT at IDR624,700,000, Dakar 4x2 AT at IDR575,700,000, Exceed 4x2 AT at IDR517,800,000, Exceed 4x2 MT at IDR502,800,000, and GLX 4x4 MT at IDR 567,800,000 on the road Greater Jakarta.