FAW has launched the facelift for the D60 SUV in China. The small crossover SUV have become visually more appealing with a significantly changed front end which deploys newly designed headlights, front bumper with embedded LEDs, and radiator grille with a chrome trim connecting to the headlights. The lower part of rear bumper has been redesigned while roof-rails have also been added.
The D60 SUV is available with either a 1.5 liter (113 hp) engine or a 1.8 liter (139 hp) engine both mated to either a 5-speed manual or a 6-speed automatic gearbox.
Standard equipment include Driver & Passenger Airbags, ABS with EBD & Brake Assist, front & rear fog lights, multi-function tilt/ slide steering wheel, central locking with remote, air conditioning, power windows, power mirrors, 16” alloy wheels, 4 speakers, Mp3/ USB/ Aux connectivity and rear windshield wiper etc.
Deluxe trims include parking sensors, ESC vehicle stability, TCS traction control, HSA hill-start assist, 6 speakers, engine start/ stop button, while top of the line version also gets side airbags, TPMS tire pressure monitoring system, auto-retract side mirrors, leather steering wheel, driver seat height adjustment, multimedia system with 7 inch touch screen, GPS navigation etc.
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In China the FAW D60 facelift is priced between RMB 56,900 (equivalent PKR 8.65 lac) up to RMB 99,900 (equivalent PKR 15.19 lac).
Crossover SUVs are steadily getting popular in our market, however most of the available options are out of the reach of majority. The D60 SUV can do well in our market if Al-Haj FAW plans to launch the vehicle here at the right price.
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