The new Geely Emgrand EC7 luxury sedan has been launched in the local South African market.
Geely Emgrand EC7 brings affordable luxury to marketEngine Capability
The new Geely Emgrand EC7 is fitted with a GeTec-series 4-cylinder 1.8L 16V DOHC petrol engine. The engine is based with an all aluminium construction and other light weight technologie such as the plastic intake manifold. The engine produces 102kW of power at 6000 rpm and 172Nm of torque at 4200 rpm and is mated to a 5-speed manual transmission. Acceleration from 0-100km/h takes 10.5 seconds reaching a top speed of 185km/h.
Key features of the new Geely Emgrand EC7 include a wheelbase of 2650mm, a rear seat 40/60 split configuration with load through ability and 16-inch alloy wheels with McPherson struts and trailing arms at the rear.
High-end active and passive safety features
Active and passive safety features include ABS with EBD, driver and front passenger airbags and side impact beams in all four the doors. There are also pre-tensioners with force limiters for the front seatbelts, three-point seat belts for each of the seats front and rear, an intelligent reversing sensor, and a built-in mini fire extinguisher.
Furthermore, the Geely Emgrand EC7 is fixed with around 15 bright LEDs, and has a one-touch locking and unlocking system via a button on the driver’s arm rest. Both rear doors have tamperproof child safety locks. Both Geely Emgrand EC7 models have a seat belt warning indicator to remind the driver of any seatbelts not fastened.
The new Geely Emgrand EC7 is the first sedan to achieve five stars in the Chinese NCAP collision test, which is followed by a near perfect four out of five stars in the stringent European NCAP test program.
Geely Emgrand EC7 - Price
- Geely Emgrand EC7 1.8 GL Luxury - R149 990
- Geely Emgrand EC7 1.8 GT - R164 990
- 5 year warranty is included, service plan is optional.