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April 10, 2022

Check Out The Specs Of The 2022 Foton Thunder 2.0

Foton Motor Philippines has revealed the full specs of its all-new 2022 Thunder 2.0 pickup truck. Revealed at the Manila International Auto Show (MIAS), it’s a perfect way to celebrate the Commercial Vehicle (CV) brand’s impressive 15th year in the industry.

“The all-new Thunder 2.0 exhibits nothing less than a durable unit to drive you at the convenience of modern car-like features combined with an efficient powertrain and masculine sporty style. We are proud to say that with help of Filipino skills, craftsmanship, and competence this new durable vehicle has taken shape,” says United Asia Automotive, Inc. (UAAGI) and FMPI President Erroll E. Dueñas.

Like the rest of the Foton vehicle line-up, the all-new Thunder is assembled in Clark, Pampanga. Its Cummins engine is now sourced by a third-generation 2.0-liter turbo diesel engine engineered and manufactured by Foton Motors. This engine generates 160 horsepower and 390 Nm of torque enabling a one-ton payload capacity. The sole gearbox is a 6-speed manual.

The 2022 Thunder features a large grille bearing the words, “FOTON” spelled out. It also has a new matte black tailgate garnish. “Bionic” headlights offer up to 20 percent better nighttime visibility, supported by front and rear fog lamps. C-shaped LED daytime running lights surrounding the front fog lamps, body-colored bumpers, 18-inch alloy wheels, standard roll bars and cargo hooks complete the exterior look.

Inside, the Foton Thunder boasts of leather seats, a 6-way power adjustable driver’s seat, a 10.25-inch floating LCD touchscreen, a 6-inch digital LCD instrument panel, and changeable ambient interior lighting. It also has convenience features such as a passive keyless entry with push button engine start/stop and automatic climate control.

The all-new Thunder also comes with 6 SRS airbags, ABS with EBD, and Electronic Stability Program (ESP).

Topping off the Thunder package is a 3-year or 100,000-kilometer warranty as well as access to Foton Philippines’ extensive customer service program that includes the first-in-the-industry on-site service of the EC Mobile Truck. Parts will always be on hand with its Foton EC Parts where as many as 65,000 line items are stored at their 4,100-square meter facility.

Pricing of the 2022 Foton Thunder 2.0 will be announced closer its launch.

2022 Foton Thunder 2.0 Specifications
  • Engine Type: 4-Cylinder, Inline, High-Pressure Common Rail
  • Engine Output: 2.0-liter
  • Maximum Power: 160 horsepower @ 4,000 rpm
  • Maximum Torque: 390 Nm @ 1,800 rpm
  • Emissions Standard: Euro IV
  • Transmission: 6-speed MT
  • Overall Dimensions (L x W x H, in mm): 5,340 x 1,940 x 1,870
  • Wheel Track (front / Rear, in mm): 1,600 / 1,580
  • Wheelbase: 3,110 mm
  • Gross Vehicle Weight: 2,605 kg
  • Seating Capacity: 5-Seater
  • Minimum Turning Radius: 6 m
  • Ground Clearance: 220 mm
  • Front Suspension: Independent, Double Wishbone
  • Rear Suspension: Leaf Spring
  • Front Brakes: Vented Disc Brake
  • Rear Brakes: Drum
2022 Foton Thunder 2.0 Exterior Features
  • Large Sporty Grille
  • Projector Headlamps
  • LED DRL Fog Lamps
  • Large Taillights
  • Built-In Rollbar
2022 Foton Thunder 2.0 Comfort & Convenience Features
  • 10.25-inch Floating Touchscreen Infotainment
  • 6-inch Digital LCD Instrument Panel
  • Leather Seats
  • 6-way Power Adjustable Driver’s Seat
  • Keyless Entry with Hold Window Down Control
  • Power Window Control w/ Anti-Pinch Sensor System
  • Central Locking System
  • Power Side Mirrors
  • Automatic Climate Control
  • Steering Wheel Controls for Radio and Call Functions
  • Adjustable Meter Gauge Backlight Illumination
  • Driver’s Seat Height Adjustment
  • Headlamp Height Adjustment
2022 Foton Thunder 2.0 Safety Features
  • 6 SRS Airbags
  • ABS + EBD
  • Electronic Stability Program
  • Hill Descent Control
  • Hill Hold Control


  1. The only Phil. assembled pickup truck. Kudos Foton Ph.
    I think a variant w AT will also be released this year.

  2. Hoping foton will also release an updated version of the toplander,

  3. Foton said the price is above 1M. That disaster for a slice in the market considering japanese brand like Mitsubishi Strada unit offered huge discount. And Foton must have Automatic Variant otherwise it's a Lameduck launched product in the showroom. Chinese made Car sold because of cheap price. That's the bottom line.


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