Changan has finally launched the Oshan X7 in Pakistan marking it as an RHD (Right Hand Drive) global premiere of the crossover SUV which is currently only available for sale in China as a Left Hand Drive car. The X7 comes available in two variants– Comfort and FutureSense priced at PKR 57.5 lac and PKR 59.5 lac respectively.
The Oshan X7 Comfort is the base 7-seat variant whereas the X7 FutureSense is the flagship 5-seat variant with a host of extra features. Both variants are powered by 1.5L turbo engine which is compliant to Euro-6 emission standards. This also makes Oshan X7 the first locally assembled vehicle to have Euro-6 engine under its hood. Changan claims the engine to be 44% more fuel efficient than other vehicles in the segment.
The Blue Core turbocharged unit under the hood, is also the most powerful engine present in any similar crossover in Pakistan churning out 185 hp of power and staggering 300 Nm of torque. Power is sent to front wheels via 7-speed DCT gearbox with multiple customizable driving modes. It is pertinent to mention that both variants are FWD.
Changan Oshan X7 measures 4,730 mm long, 1,870 mm wide and 1,720 mm tall with a 2,786 mm wheelbase. Not only that its the largest crossover in terms of dimensions and interior space, its also aesthetically the most attractive vehicle among the competition with a dominating surge-glo mesh grille flanked by slim LED matrix headlamps, multi-tiered in arrangement. The side features strong dual character lines whereas the rear end boasts connected infinity LED tail lamps.
The interior is equally impressive with beige/ black color combination, boasting features such as faux perforated leather seats, 10.25 inch HMI system, 7-inch digital meter cluster, multi-function flat-bottomed steering wheel, push button engine start/ stop, panoramic sunroof, climate control with touch panel, rear AC vents and heated & ventilated front seats etc.
In terms of safety, the Changan Oshan X7 gets 4 airbags as standard along with ABS with EBD, electric parking brake with auto hold, ISOFIX child seat anchors, reversing camera and rear parking sensors. The flagship X7 FuruteSense benefits from added features including front & rear parking sensors, TPMS, Hill-Start and Descent control system, stability and traction control, adaptive cruise control, forward collision warning, autonomous emergency braking, 360-camera, DVR (digital video recorder) smart proximity entry system and automatic walk-away door locks.
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The Changan Oshan X7 is backed by company’s 5-years or 150,000km warranty. Changan says the vehicle is rolling off the assembly lines since 8th February which makes them in a much better position to timely deliver the vehicle. Changan calls Oshan X7 a disruption in CUV segment, we will have to see whether its going to create a stir in the market, however from the looks of it the Oshan X7 appears to be a very capable product.
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