Haima 1 Review
Haima 1 was introduced in Philippines market by the recently launched automobile brand Haima, which is a manufacturing company based in Hainan, China. Haima is a subsidiary of FAW group and shares its resemblance with old Daewoo Matiz. Haima 1 fascinates a wider body and longer wheelbase and lies between Mitsubishi Mirage and Toyota Wigo in terms of its size. The rear seat of Haima 1 is more than adequate because of its large wheelbase offered with a better legroom and headroom.
Engine, Mileage and Variants
Haima 1 is powered by a single engine variant of 1.2 litre with 16 valves and L4 cylinder arrangement. The 1.2-litre robust engine of Haima 1 burns out a maximum power output of 91 Hp at 6000 rpm and maximum torque of 112 Nm at 4000 rpm. Haima 1 crosses the speed limit of 150 kmph on an average. The average combined fuel consumption of Haima 1 is 5.2 litres over 100 kilometers by its 1.2 liter engine. More emphasis has been put on economy here rather than performance, and the engine reaches 0-100 kmph speeds in 14 seconds while breaching a top speed of 155 kmph.
The trendy and dynamic exterior features of Haima 1 are embraced with black front radiator grille with Haima 1 nameplate mounted on it. The exterior mirrors are power adjustable in nature and the rear window is engineered with a defroster in it. The rear and front fog lamps with HID halogen headlights are integrated so at to enhance visibility at night. The body colored bumpers with side door handles and body colored exterior mirrors further complements to its alluring exterior beauty. The rear roof spoiler has got high mounted LED stop lamps in it. The exterior body measurements of Haima 1 are 3663 mm X 1540 mm X 1502 mm along with 2332 mm wheelbase. (L x W x H).
The mesmerizing interior features of Haima 1 includes LED combination instrument with tachometer and digital clock embedded in it that displays all the vehicle information to driver and keep him updated. The front and rear windows are power controlled with all controls on driver's side and individual control on each door. The front seats can be manually adjusted in 4 ways. The sound system comprises of a CD player in it with AM, FM and Radio player and USB plug in available and 4 speakers engineered in each corner of Haima 1. Temperature inside Haima 1 is maintained via manual air conditioner with air vents on the front console.
Safety, Braking and Miscellaneous
Haima 1 consists of Independent McPherson strut front suspension and Swing arm non independent rear suspension. The driver and front passenger airbags are introduced to protect them during a collision. The rear door child safety lock makes it safe for your little ones to enjoy the ride. All the four wheel brakes are coupled with an Anti lock braking system and electronic brake-force distribution for maximizing braking functionality. Driver's seat belts is emphasized with a safety belt reminder in it. Rest of the safety features are advance warning triangle, crash unlocking, remote central door locking and hydraulic assist steering.
The car offers you a large wheelbase and a better fuel economy within its segment. Considering its practical drive and decent ergonomics, Haima 1 surely manages to fit into the ideal family hatchback tag.