Is Changan gearing to tap into the Pakistan’s SUV segment? [VIDEO]
The increased competition means that Pakistanis now have several SUV options to choose from.
The SUV market of Pakistan has developed tremendously over the past few months. Credit goes to the new entrants of the auto segment who have intensified the competition in the sector.
The increased competition means that Pakistanis now have several SUV options to choose from. And despite the initial reservations pertaining to the ease of ownership from the public, almost all new SUVs are selling like hotcakes.
According to reports, now the auto company Changan is planning to enter the SUV segment by introducing an SUV of their own. Recently, photos of the Changan CX-70 were posted on Facebook. These pictures sparked speculation that the vehicle in the pictures might be another test-mule.
Details about the Changan CX70
The Changan CX70 is a mid-size seven-seater SUV that, upon arrival, would directly compete with already available options like MG Gloster, Toyota Fortuner, and Kia Sorento.
The vehicle features a 1.5-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder petrol engine that makes 148 horsepower, 230 newton-meters of torque, all of which is sent to the front wheels via a 6-speed manual or a 6-speed automatic transmission.
Here are some amazing convenience and safety features of the upcoming modern SUV:
- Automatic Climate Control
- Electronically Adjustable Driving Seat
- Heated and Power-Folding Side Mirrors
- 11″ touch-sensitive smart infotainment screen
- Panoramic Sunroof
- Keyless entry and go
- Tire pressure monitoring system
- 6 Airbags
- 270° 6-point parking radar
- Standard electronic stability program (ESP)
- Traction control system (TCS)
- Hill-start assist (HSA)
- Standard backup monitor and right front side panoramic monitor
It is pertinent to mention that the auto company Changan has neither confirmed nor denied any plans of introducing a new SUV in Pakistan. However, experts speculate that the vehicle will be launched this year.
Experts believe that once the Changan CX70 hits the SUV Pakistani auto market, the vehicle shall present tough competition to existing SUVs given its features and other attributes.
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