Daily News Egypt test drives Chery Arrizo 5 and Tiggo 4
WE TEST DROVE 2 NEW CHERY MODELS, ARIZZO 5, TIGGO 4, PERUSED CAR SPECS, TESTED THEIR SAFETY, COMFORT
origin or related to the older generation. It has a large 9-inch touch screen and allows mobile connection to the car through Bluetooth. It also has a multi-function steering wheel,a speed stabiliser, and a 4.8-inch information screen with a sleek design.
The speed handle comes in a very elegant design, and the same is true for the AC vents, along with a panoramic sunroof which gives passengers a unique riding experience.
The car features a large front passenger seat and back seats.The front seats can be controlled electronically into different positions. The trunk is 340-litre, and can reach up to 1,100 litres when the backseats are folded.
The car relies on a turbocharged 4-cylinder engine, with a capacity of 1.5 litres, connected to a 6-speed gearbox. It comes with 145horsepower and a torque of 210 newton metre.Its top speed is 190 km/h,while the fuel tank’s capacity is 57 litres.
The main thing that distinguishes this car is its engine which has proven great efficiency during the test drive,especially when using the sports driving mode, as the car features a sport driving mode and an eco-friendly mode.
The vehicle is balanced and stable on curves at a high speed, thanks to the its improved wheelbase with a length of 4.338mm,total width of 1.830mm,and a total height of 1.645mm. It also relies on the front suspension system of MacPherson and the Multi-link in the rear.
The new Tiggo is characterised by several safety features to ensure passenger safety, including front and side airbags,ABS brakes, EBD e-distribution of brakes, a BA braking system, in addition to an e-balance system in heights,as well as cameras a censor for easy parking.
Chery Tiggo 4 is available in Egypt with both classes, the first for EGP 345,000 and the second for EGP 370,000.
Noteworthy, GB Auto announced in November 2015 that it signed a tripartite cooperation agreement with Chinese Chery and Aboul Fotouh Automotive, according to which GB Auto got the exclusive rights to distribute Chery in Egypt, under the name Speranza, through the service network of GB Auto in the Egyptian market at the time.
Chery managed to record 3505 sold units with a market share of 3.9% in the first nine months of this year, according to the statistics of the Automobile Market Information Council (AMIC).