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Change Q25 is Almost Ready for the Chinese auto market

Published on September 22, 2015 by Joey Wang

Change Q25 is Almost Ready for the Chinese auto market

The best Spy Shots so far of the new Changhe Q25, a new sub compact crossover for China, seen here on a dealer event. The Changhe Q25 was expected for debut on the Chengdu Auto Show but didn’t show. The latest reports indicate the Q25 will be launched on the Chinese car market in late Q4.

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The Changhe Q25 is based on the upcoming Beijing Auto Senova X25. Both cars are essentially the same bar for the badges. Changhe Auto was saved from certain doom by Beijing Auto in 2013, and the Q25 is their second new car after the Furuida M50.

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A hop interior with trendy shiny black panels, loads of chrome, big air vents, an analogue clock, and a standing screen on dash’ top.

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The Change Q25 will get the same four-cylinder petrol engines as the Senova X25/D20: a 99hp 1.3 and a 113hp 1.5, mated to a five-speed manual or a five-speed automatic.

The Q25 will be positioned slightly below the X25, so buyers can choose between a car of a almost-completely unknown brand for cheap, or a car of a relatively unknown brand for a bit more. Changhe is almost as unknown in China as abroad, but the Beijing Auto Senova line is slowly starting to become a bit of a household name, although they are still a zillion miles off the brand recognition of foreign car makers

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Usable roof rails, a fat chrome strip connecting the rear lights, and a huge skid pad under the bumper.

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  1. Change Q25 is Almost Ready for the Chinese auto market | AutoKiosk- September 22, 2015 Reply

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  2. dragn- September 22, 2015 Reply

    Yes Joey, producing this kind of Chang’he model is a change for this small automaker. Remember the Ideal and the Big Dipper (Beidouxing)?

    1. Tycho de Feijter- September 22, 2015 Reply

      Hello Dragn! The Beidouxing is still around, currently the cheapest car in China, and selling very well in the countryside. Not sure about the Q25, it just doesn’t make much sense next to the X25. They should have made it more basic to sell it cheaper.

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