In early years, vans were created by many entrepreneurs and carried memories of how many people became rich and wealthy. With development of time, microface has gradually receded. Although consumers still have a high demand for this type of vehicle capable of carrying both goods and passengers, they began to put forward higher demands for comfort and functionality. A new era of MPV consumption has begun.
Given that GL8, Odyssey and other expensive minivans are far from life of ordinary people, and more people-friendly products can win favor of consumers, let's present below a few practical 7-seater minivans. bought for less than 100,000, which can be called most economical minivan.
Wuling Hongguang PLUS
Estimated price: 64,800–79,800
Reference price: RMB 42,100-79,800
In 60,000-80,000 yuan minivan market, no one can beat Wuling. And Hongguang PLUS is Wuling's answer to consumer group renewal. In principle, it does not have Vaike's small and narrow-body features. “Land Rover Range Rover Genesis Extended Edition” among domestic civilian cars sounds somewhat exaggerated, but it is quite appropriate to see a real car.
The 2800mm wheelbase provides a body length of 4720mm, which is 220-320mm longer than previous classic model, and wheelbase is 80mm longer. At same time, width of body has been significantly increased. The width of 1840mm car has increased by 180mm compared to previous 1660mm, making it widest model in its class in one fell swoop. The body height of 1810 mm is also 70 mm higher than original vehicle width.
Sitting in second row of a car, you can get more than three overhead hits. Even if third row of seats is higher, there are still two bumps overhead, which is very important for rear passengers. In terms of legroom, assuming second row passengers have enough knee room and backrest is not in an upright position, a 1.75 meter tall adult can also have about two toes in third row, plus ample horizontal space The space is not crowded even if it is fully loaded with 7 people.
Of course, Hongguang's longstanding loading advantages have not been lost, such as tailgate can be fully opened to 90 degrees, third row of seats can be folded down, and longest cargo space in car reaches 2.1m; Neat cargo compartment. In addition, SAIC-GM-Wuling also released a two-seater "closed version" model with a cargo space of 4102L, which is fully comparable to conventional minivans.
Due to overall increase in body size, Hongguang PLUS has also been upgraded to CN150 front and rear drive platform, followed by a 1.5T + 6MT transmission combination. The whole system is equipped with ESP and electric drive. power steering as standard. There are also more rear suspension options with better ride quality. Overall, this car is very suitable for needs of current user groups of third and fifth levels of market.
Changan Ashan Keshan
Estimated price: 79,800–160,800
Reference price: RMB 71,800-160,800
Changan Auchan is one of independent brands of Changan Automobile, specializing in mid-range and high-end passenger cars. Its Keshang minivan is positioned higher than previous Auchan A600 and Auchan A800, and its exterior and interior have been greatly improved compared to previous models. It is a product suitable for business and IKEA.
The length, width and height of Keshan body are 4840x1860x1890 mm, and wheelbase is 2820 mm. The size is close to Odyssey, completely surpassing rival GM6. The rare electric sliding side door design has a higher meaning. luxury and practicality. In addition, second and third rows of car's windows also use protective glass to fully ensure privacy of rear row.
△Sliding doors have two main advantages over traditional car doors: 1. The doorway is larger; 2. When door is open, it occupies a smaller area, which is more convenient for pulling in people or goods.
In terms of space, when there are passengers in second and third row (about 1.75 meters high), Keshan's spaciousness is good, and legroom is close to two strokes, and comfort can be guaranteed.
△ The backrests of second row of seats can be folded back, forming one plane with third row of seats, so that passengers in third row can get a bed
In terms of power, Keshan offers three combinations: 1.5T+6MT/7DCT and 1.6L+5MT, which have sufficient power and easy control. The chassis has a certain high-end feel, and resolution of small vibrations is relatively spot on, which is already very qualified at same level. Overall, grandiose looks, flex space, and agile driving are enough to make this car a foothold in market.
SAIC MAXUS G50
Estimated price: 86,800–156,800
Reference price: 66,800-156,800 yuan
The SAIC MAXUS, which was originally a commercial vehicle, offers a more mature solution for optimizing space utilization of this minivan model for loading people and goods. To give consumers a great experience from past, they included new SAIC MAXUS logo on G50, and "何" font logo became history.
It's not hard to tell from new English title that G50 space is definitely worth a big book. The body size is 4825/1825/1778/2800mm, and passengers in car are another 1.75 m tall. The first and second rows can in principle provide a two-stroke distance between head and legs, and third row can also make sure that head there is plenty of legroom, in other words, you will not feel oppressed at all, even if you are driving three full rows.
Note that minivans will normally only be equipped with two ISOFIX attachments. SAIC MAXUS is more user-friendly in terms of security. , three rows of child safety seats can be installed.
When there are seven people in G50, boot capacity is 406 liters, which can accommodate one 28" trolley suitcase and two 20" trolley suitcases at same time. If third row of seats is folded down, trunk volume can reach 1162 liters. In addition, internal storage space of G50 is also well thought out, and it is only model in its class with wireless charging, which is quite practical.
The power unit is equipped with a 1.3t or 1.5t engine combined with a 6MT or 7DCT gearbox and measured fuel consumption is about 9L / 100km. The steering is lighter and chassis is more comfortable. The fly in ointment is that there is still room for improvement in NVH. But disadvantages do not hide advantages. As an 80,000-150,000 class minivan, G50 did an excellent job in all aspects. Combined with a fairly mundane price, overall performance can be put 80 points.