In a recent report shared by Pakwheels.com, it has been revealed that Ghandhara Nissan – a subsidiary of Ghandhara Industries Limited (GIL) – is set to bring a new lineup of SUVs to Pakistan in partnership with the Chinese Automaker Chery. Reportedly, Ghandhara Nissan shall sign an agreement with Chery to obtain the distribution and manufacturing rights of Chery SUVs in Pakistan.
In the report, it was also stated that the first SUV that will reach the Pakistani market is the Chery Tiggo 8, which is a midsize crossover SUV that comes with two turbocharged petrol engine options in the international market.
One of them is a 1.5-liter 4-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine that makes 156 horsepower and 230 Newton-Meters (Nm) of torque. The other one is a 1.6-liter 4-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine that generates 197 horsepower and 290 Nm of torque. The former is mated to a 6-speed manual or a 6-speed DCT automatic transmission, whereas the latter is mated to a 7-speed DCT automatic gearbox. All variants of the vehicle are offered with Front-Wheel-Drive only.
The safety and convenience features vary in each trim-level of the vehicle. However, common features include:
Power Door locks
Keyless Entry and Push Start Button
Tire Pressure Monitoring System
Electronic Stability Control
Hill Start Assist
Driver/Passenger Front Airbag
ISOFIX Child Seat Anchors
Heated Ventilated Seats Front and Rear
Optional 3rd Row Seating
Steering Wheel Multifunction Controls