A new piece of information about Chery Arrizo 8, the flagship sedan of the Chinese brand, has appeared. The models belong to the D-Class, ie comparable in size to the Volkswagen Passat and Toyota Camry. According to the Ministry of Industry of China, the novelty will be offered with a 1.6-liter engine from Exeed TXL (197 horsepower) and 1.5-liter, which develops 156 horsepower. The first is a version with a sporty design, and the second – a car with a simpler design.
It is known about the novelty that it will be based on a front-wheel drive platform with a transverse location of the engine. In addition to the 1.6-liter engine, there will be a base engine for one and a half liters. At the same time, a wide range of equipment has already been announced in the base for the sedan, including a sunroof and a circular inspection system.
The characteristics of the new Chery Arrizo 8 – a classmate of Toyota Camry – have been revealed
In the expensive versions, the cabin has a 12.3-inch screen multimedia system and projection display, and the number of airbags reaches ten. There is a face recognition system and a driver fatigue control function.
In the version with a 1.6-liter turbo engine, the sedan consumes 6.5 liters per 100 kilometers in the mixed cycle, and with a 1.5-liter – 7.2 liters. The maximum speed is 205 and 195 kilometers per hour, respectively.
According to preliminary data, the most expensive Chery Arrizo 8 will cost about 150 thousand yuan. That is, it will be cheaper than the Toyota Camry, which can be bought in China for 180 thousand yuan.
Whether this price forecast will come true will be known in the near future – the start of sales of Chery Arrizo 8 is scheduled for the second half of this year. Plans to bring the model to the Ukrainian market have not been announced yet.