Haima 7 Review
Haima is an automobile manufacturing company located in Hainan, China and is a subsidiary of FAW Group. This company design the vehicles, develop, produce and market them, especially the passenger cars and minivans. Haima 7 is one of its product which falls in category of sports utility vehicle (SUV) equipped with 2.0-litre engine unit under the hood. There are other variants of this vehicle available for the countries but specifically talking about Philippines, residents get equally desirable two trims.
Engine, mileage & variants
Haima 7 is available in two trim levels for Philippines residents namely – GL 2.0-litre MT Deluxe and GL 2.0-litre AT Deluxe. Both the trims are equipped with 2.0-litre DOHC l4 16V engine unit that enables the vehicle to churn out maximum power output of 150 hp at 6000 rpm along with the peak torque of 180 Nm at 4500 rpm. This SUV sips 8.8 litre of fuel for a stretch of 100 km which is pretty decent. Haima 7 can dispatch 0 to 100 kmph mark in 12 seconds while clocking a top speed of 165 km/hr.
Haima 7 which is a sturdy SUV, looks authoritative on road and commands great presence on off-roads. You will get stunned looking at its dynamic style which starts with unique pentagonal shaped grille surrounded by chrome plate and an emblem with company insignia atop. Furthermore, LED brake lights in rear and front makes Haima 7's outlook more tough and stylish at the same time. The whole structure of the SUV is represented in figures 4421 mm x 1830 mm x 1740 mm (L X W X H) along with the wheelbase of 2619 mm. For firm stability and better grip with road driving on uneven surfaces, 16-inch wheels comes fitted in Haima 7 wrapped with tires of size 215/70 R16 and 235/70 R16.
As you enter the cabin of Haima 7, you will be surprised to see the sophistication its designers have tried to portray within this SUV. Its comfortable seats are provided with new heating function that you can simply operate via switches given for individual seats. In case, you are overwhelmed looking at outside temperature and want to enjoy the same, over-size power sunroof with dual open and one click function will help you. In short, complementing your funnier and adventurer side is all what Haima 7 does. Featuring single CD player, USB with 4 speakers and steering mounted audio controls are functions that keep you entertained and active on-board. Although, you may feel disappointed knowing the 453-litres is maximum boot capacity you get with this SUV.
Safety, Braking and Miscellaneous
Keeping other things aside, luxury and looks, Haima 7 also ensures its passengers about their safety and a secured ride. Front wheels comes fitted with ventilated disc brakes and rear with disc brakes for effective braking and instant stopping of the vehicle in emergency cases. This braking mechanism gets further assistance of MacPherson independent front suspension and multi-link rear suspension to reduce the shock waves you may feel driving in rugged terrains. Other safety aspects you get with this SUV include driver and front passenger airbags, ABS with EBD and Brake Assistance System, seat belts, reversing radar, tire pressure monitoring and engine immobilizer.
Looking after Haima 7's overall aspects, it is quite economical and at the same time can fulfil your adventure craving. The only downfall can be the desire to churn out more power from this compact SUV.