Hawtai’s E70 sedan is big, solid and affordable.
The Chinese automobile company Hawtai Motor introduces a solid business-class sedan of the Hawtai E70 company to the Russian market in the 2015-2016 model year. In the Chinese market, the model is sold under the Hawtai brand in Q21. The sedan will complement the line of the Chinese manufacturer, presented on the current market by the company’s crossover Hawtai Boliger and Hawtai A25.
All three new products from Hawtai Motor have recently been featured at the Moscow International Motor Show 2014. The recent price of Hawtai in the E70 with a gasoline 2.0-liter 136-horsepower engine, according to preliminary information, will be less than 700 thousand conventional units.
The Chinese business class sedan E Havti 70 is based on the platform of the Korean sedan Hyundai Sonata NF (Hawtai Motor is a very close cooperation with Hyundai Motor Company) and is equipped with a licensed 4G63MIVEC diesel engine from the Japanese company Mitsubishi. In the development of the sedan, the Chinese side was helped by German designers and builders, drawing inspiration from … in the form of a Korean donor platform (see photo). We want originality from the Chinese auto industry, but in reality… we can only think that the company’s Hawtai E70, which is very similar to the Hyundai Sonata NF?!
Yes, the Chinese sedan is different, a stylish and bright grille borrowed from the premium British company Bentley, more modern headlights and a powerful front bumper, reshaped doorways and doors, otherwise in the rear with a monumental bumper, compact luggage compartment and lighting general lighting, neatly inscribed in the stern. But in general … Sonata and that’s it.
- The external dimensions of the body of the Hawtai E70 sedan in the amount of 4777 mm, width 1794 mm, 1481 mm in height, wheelbase 2678 mm and 126 mm minimum ground clearance at full vehicle load. For the sedan, depending on the level of equipment, 205/55 R16 or 225/60 R16 tires are offered on alloy wheels exclusively on wheels.
- The choice of enamel color for the body consists of six options: white, silver, dark gray, red, blue and black.
Salon four-door sedans from China Hawtai in the E70 2015-2016 will enjoy an enviable supply of free space in the first and second row. Comfortable front seats with a wide range of adjustments, rear comfortable seats like a home sofa. The trunk in the stowed state with passengers in the rear seats is ready to accommodate 527 liters of cargo and, if necessary, to separate the rear part of the second row folds, increasing the characteristics of the cargo luggage compartment. The architecture of the front panel and center console, steering wheel and dashboard, door cards and central tunnel, decorated with old-fashioned, shabby wood, further spoil the picture of the interior. Do not give the interior a modern look, even the color of the 7-inch touch screen multimedia system. In short, the usual interior of a Chinese car,
The Hawtai E70 is installed as standard equipment and a potential buyer can count on front fog lamps, electrically adjustable exterior mirrors and LED turn signals, power windows for all doors, central locking with remote control, a multimedia system with a 7-inch touch display and 4 speakers (radio, MP3, rear view camera), air conditioning, fabric seat upholstery, steering column tilt in height and depth, factory anti-theft system, multiple front airbags, ABS with EBD.
The more intense package adds rear parking sensors, a multifunction steering wheel, a power moonroof, LED taillights, leather seat trim, a more advanced infotainment system and a 6th speaker.
Specifications of Hawtai in E70. The new Chinese business-class sedan has independent suspension on both axles, MacPherson struts are used, and a multi-link rear. Disc brakes on all wheels, hydraulic power steering.
With the start of sales recently, only one non-alternative Mitsubishi 4G63MIVEC 2.0-liter gasoline engine (136 hp 180 Nm) paired with a 5 manual transmission (4 automatic transmission) can buy the Hawtai E70. The tandem of the engine and transmission allows the sedan with a curb weight of 1461 kg (1501 kg) to accelerate to 100 km / h in 14.2 (13.2) seconds with a maximum speed of 178 (170) km / h.
The plans of the Chinese manufacturer to install a diesel turbocharged engine of its own design (model OED383Q) on its sedan. The three-cylinder 1.5-liter engine (92 hp 182 Nm) is aggregated with 5 manual transmissions (4 automatic transmissions) and, in our opinion, is clearly not suitable for a large sedan. Dynamics from 0 to 100 km / h in a long 18.1 (16.3) seconds, top speed of 156 (153) mph.
The diesel version of Hawtai’s E70 won’t be on sale lately, mostly right.
Interesting Hawtai sedan in the E70 … it’s hard to say for sure. On the one hand, solid dimensions and attractive appearance, large internal size and a roomy trunk, and on the other hand, a boring interior and a weak engine. To attract customers to the new product only low cost, high quality and inexpensive service. Hope for drivers who opt for the new Chinese business sedan Hawtai’s E70.