Hot Five: the most popular in Russia, the Chinese cars
• Hot Five: the most popular in Russia, the Chinese cars
Today, the popularity of Chinese cars in the Russian market is growing steadily. To compete with the world's leading industry giants in the production of China, of course, and yet close to impossible, but today the Chinese automotive industry is giving the market quite wealthy specimens worthy of attention of motorists. Today we will focus on "hot" five "Chinese Dragon", who have won huge popularity among Russians.
1. Lifan X60
That he's the leader.
The most popular Chinese cars in Russia in 2016 it became the crossover. 7606 of these machines were sold in the 12 months. The car is compact for its class. Its dimensions: 4325 to 1 790 to 1 690 mm. The size of the wheelbase is 2600 mm. Ground clearance - 179 mm. The amount of luggage - 405 liters. When folded back volume can be increased up to 1638 liters. Tank capacity is 55 liters. Equipped weight indicator reaches a 1330 kg.
As for the engine, the Lifan X60 running on a 1.8-liter 4-cylinder naturally aspirated gasoline engine. Its maximum capacity of 128 liters. with, and torque - 162 Nm. Transmission manual, 5-speed. To 100 km \ h the car reaches for 14.5 seconds. Maximum speed is 170 km \ h. At 100 kilometers the car "eats" 8.2 liters.
2. Chery Tiggo
The curious pattern.
On the second place we can safely put the Chery Tiggo. Last year, this kid has got 2585 motorists. The release of the car in China took place in 2005. Since then, the range is updated several times. The machine can be found on the market in one of the two versions, which differ mainly engines. In the first configuration used a 2.4-liter gasoline engine Mitsubishi production in 129 l. with 198 Nm of torque. In the second engine configuration used 2 liters per 125 liters. from. Fuel consumption indicator is made of from 7 to 9.5 liters per 100 kilometers.
It is worth paying attention to.
The important point is to drive Chery Tiggo. The thing is that the cars are primarily front-wheel drive, but with engines 2.4-liter, four-wheel drive has a modification. The machine is often criticized for not being better handling, but at the same time praising its suspension, which compensates for all the other shortcomings.
3. Lifan Solano
In third place with 2,387 units worth of sales here this wonderful budget sedan. It is worth noting that Lifan Solano - enough popular car in China itself. Its dimensions are 4550 to 1705 to 1495 mm. Wheelbase - 2600 mm and the total weight is 1 to 150 kg. The machine has a classic design and a spacious interior with enough trunk for its class.
It is necessary to consider carefully before buying.
As for the powertrain, here we have a 1.6-liter 4-cylinder 16-klaponovy petrol engine with 106 liters. s and 149 Nm of torque. To 100 km \ h this kid can disperse in about 10.5 seconds, top speed of 170 km \ h, and fuel consumption per 100 km up to 7.8 liters on average terms.
4. Geely Emgrand
The luxury handsome.
Geely Emgrand - another fairly popular in China budget sedan, which took fourth place in Russia in terms of sales among China's manufacturing machine. Over 2016 of these vehicles were sold over 2200 units. Anyone who has ever sit behind the wheel of his, praised this machine for high reliability, smoothness and responsiveness. The vehicle has an impressive 680-liter boot. It also features rich functionality. It is also noteworthy that, despite the fact that the car was assembled in China, many parts of it are produced in Germany.
5. DFM H30Cross
The beauty of what.
Closes the "top five" leaders in sales this multifunctional Chinese hatch-back. more than 1.5 million units have been sold over the past year such machines. Dimensions of the machine fit into the 4351 * 1760 * 1528 mm. Wheelbase is 2610 mm, and the ground clearance of 175 mm. Cargo capacity pleases - 417 liters or 1137 liters if sacrifice interior. The fuel tank 51 accommodates liter.
It does not look so bad.
As the engine uses gasoline four-cylinder propulsion system 117 liter capacity. and a torque of 153 Nm. The maximum speed reaches 183 km \ h, and up to hundreds of cars will drive in 10 seconds.