GWM has added a new entry level H5 City vehicle with all the quirks of an SUV but at an affordable compact crossover rate.
Uncompromised designThe rugged looking H5 City features 17-inch alloy wheels, comprehensive colour coding, integrated indicators in the side mirrors and a tailgate spoiler. The model also offers a near-200 mm ground clearance.
Inside you will find piano-black plastic trim, silver accents throughout the cabin, a new centre console with integrated twin drink holders, as well as modernised controls for the audio and climate systems.
The model additionally boasts a large boot and a full-size spare-wheel (fitted under the vehicle) and a 2700 mm wheelbase which contributes to the spacious rear legroom.
Standard equipment includes climate control, radio/CD with USB/aux support, front and rear fog lamps, rain-sensing wipers, automatic headlights, and dual front airbags, ABS with EBD, Isofix rear child seat anchorages, electric windows all-round, electrically adjustable side mirrors, rake-adjustable steering wheel and remote central locking.
Engine detailsUnder the hood of the H5 City is a 2.4-litre four-cylinder 4G69 petrol engine that delivers 100 kW at 5 200 rpm and 200 Nm of torque at 4 000 rpm. Power is sent to the rear wheels through a five-speed manual transmission, while fuel consumption is rated at 10.3-litres/100 km.
GWM H5 City price in South AfricaGWM H5 City – R244 900
The H5 City will be available with a comprehensive five-year/100 000 km warranty and comes standard with two-year/24-hour AA roadside assistance. A five-year/60 000 km service plan is available at any of GWM's dealerships.