Five-seater crossover Dongfeng Forthing T5 reached dealersSeptember 17, 2018
Crossover Dongfeng Forthing T5 finally got to car dealers in the Middle Kingdom. Sales of stylish roomy SUV, where comfortably can accommodate five people, started in China on Sunday, September 16. New from Dongfeng received 11 available for purchase versions and a very attractive price tag, targeting buyers of different incomes: from 84,900 to 135,900 yuan.
In terms of dimensions, the T5 resembles the compact crossover Kia Sportage. So, the length of Dongfeng Forthing T5 is a little bit more than 4,5 meters, width – 1,825 mm, height – 1,725 mm, wheelbase size – 2720 mm.
The motor line of the new cross is represented by three gasoline turbo engines: a 1.5-liter engine with a capacity of 150 horsepower, a 1.6-liter engine with 165 hp output. and 1,8-liter power unit delivering 204 hp The first engine works in a pair of 6-speed manual transmission or variator, the second – with a 7-speed robot, and the most powerful engine in the line-with a 6-speed manual gearbox. There is no talk of a full-drive system.
The new cross from Dongfeng can make serious competition to models of other brands that have firmly established themselves in the SUV market. For example, the universal urban cross Haval H6 or Geely Boyue. Unlike rivals, Forthing T5 can offer buyers a more spacious auto show, a rich set of options and advanced multimedia.
In addition to the traditional for modern cars ABS and EBD, the novelty has received an electronic handbrake, rear-view cameras, climate control, multimedia with a vertical touch screen, located above the center console, the system of exchange rate stability and other useful options.