GWM SA has introduced their entry level variant of the H5 City SUV. The H5 City offers a 200mm ground clearance, making it suitable to use rougher terrain. It is powered by a 2.4-litre, four-cylinder 4G69 petrol engine that delivers 100kW of power and 200Nm of torque. A five-speed manual transmission sends drive to the rear wheels. It has a claimed fuel consumption figure of 10.3l/100 km.
The interior features a piano-black plastic trim in the centre consol with silver accents and integrates twin drinks holders. The controls for the audio and climate systems have also been modernised.
Standard features include climate control, radio/CD with USB/aux support, front and rear fog lamps, rain-sensing wipers, automatic headlights, dual front airbags, ABS with EBD, Isofix rear child seat anchorages, electric windows all-round, electrically adjustable side mirrors, rake-adjustable steering wheel and remote central locking.
The GWM H5 City is backed by a comprehensive five-year/100 000 km warranty and comes standard with two-year/24-hour AA roadside assistance. A five-year/60 000 km service plan is available at any of GWM’s more than 65 dealerships. The H5 City will set buyers back by R244 900.