PKK Trumpchi GS4 2018 – a new crossover from the GAC GS4
An updated Chinese crossover in the GAC GS4 with tweaked exterior and updated interior debuted in China on June 10, 2018. In our review of the 2018-2019 Trumpchi GS4 PKK, there are photos, price, equipment and technical specifications of the super popular SUV company GAC engines in the local market. Updated and more beautiful in appearance, the 2018-2019 GAC GS4 SUV is offered in China with 1.3 Turbo (137 hp) 1.5 turbo (152 hp) gasoline engines at a price of 100,000-160,000 yuan (978-1565 thousand rubles). conditional units).
It is worth noting that GAC GS4 SUV is the best-selling model of the Trumpchi brand is a member of the GAC group’s orbit company. The pre-reform crossover in the GAC GS4 Trumpchi entered the Chinese market in the spring of 2015 and managed to find 131,016 buyers by the end of the year. In 2016, SUV sales rose to 326,906 units, and in 2017 it amounted to 337,330 vehicles, which allowed the GS4 crossover to accommodate the 8 best-selling vehicles in China. Word in the SUV class in the Chinese market last year, only Volkswagen Tiguan (340032 cars), Baojun 510 (358877 cars), H6 and Haval (505944 copies) and hotels near Wuling Hongguang (532394 cars) are sold.
So it immediately becomes clear that the crossover in the GAC GS4 Trumpchi is a real locomotive of sales of the Chinese company PKK in the local market. However, it is important to note that the updated crossover is preparing for expansion to the Russian market and, according to preliminary information, will become a participant in the Moscow International Motor Show in 2018.
Having survived the planned restyling of the Trumpchi GS4 PKK, the Chinese crossover received a changed appearance, a modernized interior, more modern and advanced equipment, but no changes were found in the SUV technology.
Changes in the exterior design of the crossover body, it would seem minimal, but of very high quality and made it possible to give the SUV a more solid and modern look.
The front of the updated crossover in the GAC GS4 is new, full LED headlights, a slightly modified false radiator grille and a new, more solid and larger bumper with L-shaped sections of LED daytime running lights and foglights. The compact original shape has shifted closer to the center of the body.
The side of the facelifted SUV is updated only with the rear view mirror housing (the shape of the mirrors is optimized for better aerodynamics) and light alloy wheels with a new pattern. For the crossover, they are available in 17 and 18 inch wheels, respectively, with tires 215/60 and 215/55 P17 P18.
Feeding the rescaling version of the Chinese SUV received upgraded taillights with redesigned reflector graphics, and a larger bumper with L-shaped fog lamps and elongated trapezoidal tailpipes (actually it’s a decorative bumper cover, not an exhaust pipe).
Changes in the exterior design of the body are mainly associated with the presence of new bumpers, slightly modified dimensions of the body of the updated crossover compared to the pre-reform model.
- As a result, the external overall dimensions of the body of the PKK Trumpchi GS4 2018-2019 are 4525 mm long, 1852 mm wide, 1685 mm high, 2640 mm wheelbase.
- So, the GAC GS4 with a new body has become 15 mm longer, but lower than 23 mm, and the size of the wheelbase has decreased by 10 mm (apparently the rear multi-link suspension has also undergone modernization).
Changes in the interior of the updated weight crossover, but they are all concentrated in the front of the cabin. Availability of new and more informative dashboard, new multifunctional steering wheel, redesigned front panel received a color display and an advanced multimedia system (navigation, 4G Internet, multimedia, rear view or panorama camera system), electric parking brake, upgraded driver and front passenger seats with a longer back as well as excellent roller lateral support.
Trunk capacity varies from 450 to 1410 liters, depending on the position of the rear row of seats.
Specifications PKK Trumpchi GS4 2018-2019.
In technical terms, the crossover in the GAC GS4 has not changed. As before, the model is on a platform with a fully independent front (MacPherson) and rear (multi-link) suspension architecture. All-wheel disc brakes, electric power steering, only front-wheel drive, but, perhaps, everything will soon be available in a full version of the crossover drive with a Visco clutch for connecting the drive to the rear wheels.
Under the hood, the SUV has a choice of two petrol four-cylinder turbocharged engines.
- The initial 1.3 turbo engine (137 hp 202 Nm) is paired with a 5 manual transmission or an optional 7-speed DCT robotic gearbox.
- A more powerful 1.5 turbo engine (152 hp 235 Nm) is able to work in tandem with 5 manual transmissions, 6 automatic transmissions and 7DCT.