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Venucia Goes MPV With The New M50V

Published on November 28, 2016 by W.E. Ning

Venucia Goes MPV With The New M50V

This is new Venucia M50V MPV, it will be launched on the Chinese car market in early 2017. Venucia is a sub-brand of the Dongfeng-Nissan joint venture. Up until now all their cars were based on Nissan platforms. The M50V is the first Venucia that is based on a Dongfeng.

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The M50V shares its underpinnings and most of its body with the Dongfeng Fengguang 360. Price starts at 57.900 yuan and ends at 74.900 yuan. Engines: 78hp 1.3 turbo diesel and a 113hp 1.5.

The Venucia M50V will do without the diesel; but it will get the 113hp 1.5 and a 122hp 1.6. It will be a bit more expensive than the Fengguang 360, expect the range to start around 65.000 yuan.

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M50V badge on the left. Interesting rear lights.

Size M50V: 4501/1726/1780, wheelbase 2750.
Size S500: 4510/1725/1810, wheelbase is 2725.

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It looks a bit more luxurious and classy then the Dongfeng. New bumpers, grille and lights, and the Venucia badge proud up front. Mirrors and alloys are new too. Mini MPVs are a fast growing segment in China, with more and more people choosing one over a cheap sedan. The Venucia M50V looks like a proper contender.

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