Chinese representative Qoros is ready to attack the European market. At this year’s Geneva Motor Show was presented hatchback model. Companies Qoros is quite unknown company for European customers. It is not surprise since the company was founded in 2007 in a joint collaboration between the two companies , Chery Automobile and Israel Cororation. The company is named after the Greek musical system “Chorus” and the letter “Q” denoting quality. Not one Chinese manufacturer has not yet made a significant success in Europe and this is the goal of the company Qoros. Last year was presented in Geneva, Qoros 3 versions as a sedan, station wagon and a small crossover, and at this year’s Geneva Motor Show the company comes with a Qoros 3 hatchback.
Qoros 3 hatchback – design
Qoros 3 hatchback is based on a shortened platform of sedan. Compared to the sedan, hatchback is 177 mm shorter, but nevertheless will be one of the biggest cars in the class and thus will provide a large interior space. Qoros 3 hatchback will be available only in version of 5 door. Accessories for this model is the same as the sedan. For now it is known that the basic Essence package provides unlock and lock button and climate. Experience package adds automatic air conditioning, leather seats and a rear camera , while Experience Plus provides a large glass roof. Something that will later debuted is Elegance package, with heaters in the seat, navigation system and an anti-theft system.
Qoros 3 hatchback engine
Qoros 3 hatchback has offered two identical engines like sedan and comes to the famous 1.6L engine. Weaker version develops 124 hp and accelerates to 100 km / h in 11.6 seconds and there will also be a turbo version with 154 hp and acceleration to 100 km / h in 9.7 seconds. Both engines will be to transmit power to the front wheels through a manual selection and automatic gearbox with six gears.
Qoros 3 hatchback price
It is still not known price for model Qoros 3 hatchback for the European market but at the domestic market new Qoros 3 provides a starting price of 14,800 euros (about $ 20.400 ). What makes this car different from other Chinese models are great reviews on crash tests. Qoros 3 sedan has received maximum marks and even outperformed European competitors. At this fact Qoros 3 sees its chance for success.