HAVAL H6 C 2,0T 2WD LUXURY 6DCT
Haval’s latest offering is a confident step in the right direction
I11,01 sec 140 kw/310 N.m 190 km/h T must irk Chinese car manufacturers no end when the Western motoring press gives a “close, but no cigar” appraisal of its products. But, this long-standing summation is wearing thin as manufacturers such as GWM’S upmarket Haval arm introduce increasingly improved products to our market. The competency of the rm’s mid-tier H2 impressed the CAR team when we tested it in our September 2017 issue, and now the H6 C has moved the game along further still. Although it shares its platform with the GWM H6 that we sampled back in 2014, the H6 C is in every other respect a new mid-range model that ushers in better material and aesthetic qualities, a polished appearance and a turbocharged engine.
There is a propensity, albeit a somewhat unfair one, to search for European styling in uences in Eastern cars, and the H6 C is no exception. There are de nite hints of Audi Q5 about the nose and tail, while the rakish roo ine has something of an Evoque avour to it. However, to Haval’s credit, these styling elements