Spy Shots: Dongfeng-Liuzhou D20 SUV testing in China
Published on March 12, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter
The first spy shots of a new Dongfeng-Liuzhou D20 SUV, which will be launched on the Chinese car market before the end of this year. The D20 is based on the existing Dongfeng-Liuzhou Jingyi MPV but will be sold as a separate model. Earlier on we heard it was going to be a hybrid, but new reports indicate it will be petrol-powered only.
The Dongfeng-Liuzhou Jingyi. Price starts at 74.900 yuan and ends at 98.900 yuan. Lone engine is a 1.6 with 122hp and 155nm, mated to a 5-speed manual. Size: 4347/1835/1739, wheelbase is 4347. The D20 will likely get the same engine. According to the earlier reports the hybrid system was to be based around a new Dongfeng-developed 116hp 1.5 liter engine. This engine was also planned for the facelifted Dongfeng-Fengshen S30 but is still under development.
Interior differs from the Jingyi. Dashboard is all-new with a new center console and a new top housing a medium-sized screen.