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Chery Arrizo 7 hybrid to launch in China in early 2016

Published on October 26, 2015 by W.E. Ning

Chery Arrizo 7 hybrid to launch in China in early 2016

This is the new Chery Arrizo 7e, a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) based on the petrol powered Chery Arrizo 7 sedan. The Arrizo 7e will be launched on the Chinese car market in early 2016. Price including green energy subsidies will start around 150.000 yuan.

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Dash doesn’t seem to differ at all from the petrol version.

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Earlier spy shots of the engine-motor bay. The plug-in hybrid system consists of a 126hp 1.6 liter petrol engine and a 75hp electric motor, making for a well-powered hybrid car.

Battery capacity is 9.3 kWh. Range on pure electric power is 50 kilometer and charging takes 5 hours. Chery claims a fuel consumption of 2.2 liters per 100 kilometers. Top speed is claimed to be 180 km/h and the 7e weights a hefty 1590 kilo.

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A blue PHEV is a green car.

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The petrol powered Arrizo 7. Price starts at 72.900 yuan and ends at 126.900 yuan. Engines: 126hp 1.6 and a 152hp 1.5 turbo.

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