Geely Emgrand EX7 Review
Geely is a Chinese automaker producing passenger cars under marques designated as Emgrand and Geely. The automobile marque “Emgrand”, subsequently referred as “imperial brand” and it was introduced in August 2009. The EX7 compact SUV by the Chinese automobile manufacturer falls under the Imperial Brand. This car reassures its occupants with its power, comfort, strength and sense of unlimited possibilities and fearlessly advancing forward with determination and care. It is made available in two variants for the buyers of Philippines namely - MT GL and AT GT. Both of these variants are equipped with two petrol engines comprising the capacity of 2.0 litre and 2.4 litre. In terms of power and torque, both of these powertrains results same performance. They produces the maximum power output of 141 PS at 6000 rpm, along with the peak torque of about 170 Nm in between 4000 rpm to 4500 rpm. Coupled with 5-speed manual transmission and 6-speed automatic transmission improvises the vehicle’s overall performance.
Style with strength, New Emgrand EX7 is designed and engineered not only deliver power pack performance but also give an experience to akin stardom. There is a lot which you can expect from this SUV, be it the comfort space, exciting cabin or impeccable performance. EX7’s high quality appearance creates a synthesis of elegance and sportiness, comprising impressive muscular lines that are extended towards the rear side complementing its aerodynamic body. This bold SUV is embellished chrome plated headlamps along with the round shaped fog lamps, that is far from attractive insert. Flowing character lines on its side façade make this car looks more captivating. Taking long runs, its comfort and sophisticated internal design perfectly fits with incomparable quality leather and multi-functional devices incorporated inside. Installed with automatic air conditioning system, an audio unit and touchscreen display integrating navigation system adds the contentment quotient of this car. Moreover, when it comes to safety and reliability, the new Emgrand EX7 has anti-lock braking system (ABS) and Electronic brake force distribution (EBD) stabilizing this vehicle efficiently. In addition, it has got front and rear parking radar, ISOFIX attachment, speeding alarm and electronic anti-theft system increasing the safety factor of this car.
Mileage and Fuel economy
Availability of powerful engines, this car is good enough in providing this SUV interesting fuel economy. It delivers the fair mileage ranges in between 11.6 kmpl (Employed in 2.0 litre engine) to 10.5 kmpl (employed in 2.4 litre engine). Further, this SUV comprises the fuel tank capacity of 60 litres.
New Emgrand EX7 comes with two petrol engines comprising the capacity of 2.0 litre and 2.4 litre. In terms of power and torque, both of these powertrains results same performance. They produces the maximum power output of 141 PS at 6000 rpm, along with the peak torque of about 170 Nm in between 4000 rpm to 4500 rpm.
Acceleration & Pickup
The available efficient engine including 2.0 litre and 2.4 litre engine are coupled with 5-speed manual transmission or 6-speed automatic transmission which enhances the acceleration and pick-up figures of this sedan. Besides that, the 2.0 litre engine takes 12.0 seconds to breach the mark of 100 kmph whereas its top speed clocks at 160 kmph.
New Geely Emgrand EX7 comprises exciting and timeless design blended with muscular lines that communicates about its determined character. Its elegant front bumper polished with body colour absorbs collision energy efficiently which ensures about the safety of its occupants. The equipped electric exterior mirror integrated with steering wheel allow you to see the traffic behind, while driving the car. The chrome plated headlights mounted on its aerodynamic and stylish body makes its front more impressive. Chrome accented radiator grille along with brand insigna at the centre makes this SUV look more captivating. Talking about its rear profile, this SUV comes fitted with tinted rear windshield and rear combination lamps giving it a classy touch. Alongside, the chrome strip at the centre and appointed spoiler are the additional inserts for making the rear façade more interesting.
Overall exterior proportions of this amazing SUV can be expressed in form of L x W x H as 4541 mm x 1833 mm x 1700 mm, and its standard wheelbase is about 2661 mm. Its minimum grand clearance stands at 140 mm.
With its dynamic, vigorous and muscular style, which perfectly match with incomparable quality leather and multi-functional devices incorporated inside, makes this car to expand the boundaries of yourself. Its quality silver console is finished with elegant silver coating which is organized neatly and quite easy to use, reflecting the people-oriented design of Emgrand EX7. The stylish, adjustable steering feature is quite smooth-to-the-touch fits perfectly within the hands. Barrel-type instrument panel at the front features bright blue coloured tones on the silver background, along with red and white characters for better visibility. Fitted with an exciting feature, the sunroof make you get closer to the nature and enjoy the feeling of freedom.
For comfort and convenience, this bold SUV embraces quality leather covered seats accentuating the classy touch inside, while giving exceptional comfort to the occupants. The manufacturers have not disappointed its consumers in providing comfort and ease to its consumers. Employed with automatic air conditioning system, an audio unit and touchscreen display integrating navigation system adds the contentment quotient of this car. The 3-spoke multi-functional leather covered steering wheel incorporating company insignia at the centre let the driver experience exceptional fun and a cozy lifestyle. Moreover, Geely offers superior lighting package for the cabin, which creates a desirable environment inside the car. Also, the multi-storage box appointed inside allow you to store your handy amenities.
Geely Emgrand EX7 can easily accommodate five people at a time, and with ample storage cabin to store your handy things, luggage and other items. Besides, it offers good volume i.e. 580 litres at the rear space which let the occupants store their luggage and bulky things with ease.
Engine and Performance
The new Geely Emgrand EX7 variants are made available with two powertrains comprising the capacity of 2.0 litre and 2.4 litre. When it comes to power and torque figures, both of these powertrains results same performance. They produces the maximum power output of 141 PS at 6000 rpm, along with the peak torque of about 170 Nm in between 4000 rpm to 4500 rpm. Coupled with 5-speed manual transmission and 6-speed automatic transmission improvises the vehicle’s overall performance.
Stereo and Accessories
For ultimate fun experience inside new Geely Emgrand EX7, you can enjoy, listen music, the appointed audio unit. The same audio unit features radio tuner, CD player allowing you to listen your favourite track, while you are heading towards a long journey. Its multi-functional auxiliary system enable you connect your portable devices with the audio unit. Alongside, superior quality speakers embedded throughout the cabin, offers you a concert-hall experience. Also, it comes fitted with a touch screen display that is integrated with navigation system. Overall, in terms of entertainment, this SUV does not much exciting features.
The Geely Emgrand EX7 is a stylish SUV, this big wheel size give the vehicle perfect start, balanced grip over the road surface. It has standard large 225/65 R17 tires, appointed to the 17-inch alloy wheels maximizing the driving, and also a perfect fit to its aerodynamic body.
Braking and Handling
New Geely Emgrand EX7 offers decent road handling and driving comfort, appointed with class-leading features. To enhance its active braking system, this SUV is embedded with four wheel disc brakes offering good stoppage performance. Besides that, this SUV is employed with anti-lock braking system (ABS) and Electronic brake force distribution (EBD) delivering an superior braking performance. For firm handling, this car is deployed with MacPherson independent suspension plus combined trapezoid auxiliary frame at front and E multi-link independent suspension at the rear.
Safety and Security
The latest edition of Geely Emgrand EX7 is employed with new generation safety measures keeping its occupants secure during the ride. On active safety features, this car comes with anti-lock braking system (ABS) preventing the wheel from locking up at the event of sudden braking and electronic brake force distribution (EBD) applies right amount of braking force on wheels individually. However, in terms of passive safety features, this Chinese manufacturer product is embedded with dual front airbags and eight airbags that activates instantly at the time of collision. In addition, it has got front and rear parking radar, ISOFIX attachment, speeding alarm and electronic anti-theft system increasing the safety factor of this car.
- Efficient engines
- Appealing interior layout
- Competitive price tag as compared to other SUVs
- Automatic gear shifts suffers lag
- Dull exteriors