Just days after Master Changan Motors officially unveiled the Alsvin subcompact sedan, the company celebrated the line-off ceremony marking the beginning of local production of the newest sedan in Pakistan. The ceremony was held at Master-Changan plant in Karachi on the 14th of December 2020.
Changan Alsvin sedan will come equipped with 2 engine options and 3 versions in Pakistan. The base variant will get the 1.37L engine which is good for 95hp and 135Nm & will come paired to a 5-speed manual transmission. Then there will be a 1.5L version with a 5-speed DCT gearbox. The flagship Alsvin Lumiere version will get the same 1.5L/ DCT combo, but will offer various segment-first features putting it well ahead of the competition.
The Alsvin Lumiere in addition to a host of features, will benefit from 5 key features that aren’t available in similar vehicles of its class in the market, these include:
- Tire Pressure Monitoring System
- Engine Start/ Stop technology (SST)
- Cruise Control
- Heated Outside Mirrors
All Changan Alsvin variants will come rich in equipment without a compromise on safety. The company boasts about Alsvin being the first sedan in Pakistan to have Euro-5 compliant Bluecore VVT engines under its hood. Key features include projector headlamps with LED DRLs, alloy wheels, ivory beige interior with faux leather seats, electric power steering, power windows & mirrors, dual airbags, multi-function steering wheel, center arm rest, seatbelts (front/ rear), reversing camera, parking sensors, and 7-inch multimedia system with HMI (human machine interface) that allows user to reconfigure various functions such as air-conditioning, lights & locks.
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Although the official prices are yet to be disclosed, the company is accepting pre-bookings which can be made online via Changan Pakistan’s official website. Initial batch of customers who book the vehicle will also benefit from 1-year free service according to the information given by the company.
Changan Alsvin will officially go on sale in January 2021 against competitive prices according to company sources. The vehicle will go against the likes of Toyota Yaris, Honda City and upcoming Proton Saga & BAIC D20 sedans.
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