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[YesAuto Test Drive] In the competition of models under 100,000 yuan, independent brands have always played a decisive role. They can rely on extremely high cost performance to win, or they can rely on the size of larger or even medium-sized cars to gain momentum. In this battle Many opponents have already tasted bitterness or even bleakness. However, after the continuous enrichment of models and the fight between manufacturers, the “winner” left to the common people has become a more satisfactory choice!

Since the keywords of 100,000 yuan and high price are mentioned at the beginning, today's theme will naturally revolve around them, and the protagonist is the first compact car from Changan Automobile-Zhixiang!

●At first glance, the feeling is not bad, the appearance details have some trendy elements

When I first came into contact with Changan Zhixiang, it gave me a sense of simplicity with a little personality. It seems that the line design of every detail is relatively simple, but the combination is very eye-catching. In it, modern elements can be seen everywhere-the full-body front face combines the upper and lower barriers into one, and the bumper is therefore not obtrusive, especially when it is at 45° to appreciate Zhixiang, it is really pretty. .

The same is true for the rear design. The polygonal taillights have a certain curvature from the side, which fits into the trunk, and the slender high-position brake lights on the top are also embellished quite in place. When it is lit at night, (plus the top of the tail window) The brake light) can show more luminous bodies at the rear, which improves the visual effect and also increases a certain degree of safety.

The body size of Changan Zhixiang is (length/width/height) 4600/1800/1475mm, and the wheelbase is 2650mm. These numbers are still more prominent in compact cars. It is easier to understand, and it is better than star rating. Compact cars-Focus, Sagitar or Mazda3 are bigger! Therefore, Zhixiang also has certain advantages in terms of space in the car.

If you need to pick out the lack of appearance, I think it will be its 15-inch aluminum alloy wheels. It can be seen that Zhixiang wants to add some dynamic elements to the appearance, so he also chose a 5-spoke style. However, because the side of the body is slightly wider and thicker, this wheel looks a bit smaller. Personal advice: If you can choose a larger size wheel hub, it will improve the overall aesthetics very well.

Interior style is more homely, color matching and shape are more intimate

I still have a good impression of Zhixiang's interior, which mainly starts from three points. The first is that its overall feel is relatively fresh, and the details are more harmonious; secondly, the interior materials are more exquisite. The top of the center console and the inner door panel are all made of soft materials, and the hand feels fine and small! The third point is the use of functions, and then we will explain these points in detail.

The Zhixiang (2.0 automatic luxury type) tested this time really made a lot of effort in the electric window function! All 4 doors have a one-button raising/lowering and anti-pinch function, and it can also automatically raise the windows after locking the car to ensure safety! Among cars of the same class, we generally only see them on European and American models. Today, the self-produced Zhixiang also owns it. We should applaud! In fact, these functions are not difficult for manufacturers to implement. Once they are launched as standard equipment, users will be easily satisfied, and they will be more intimate to use!

The interior of the car has a good atmosphere, the color matching is also satisfactory, and the overall style is biased towards home furnishing. It is commendable that the top of the center console (black area) of Zhixiang is also made of soft materials! Here I am going to move out the words “autonomous model” again. Zhixiang has indeed set a benchmark for these four characters. We hope that future autonomous models can continue this advantage, and the impression of strong plastic and simple texture will be forever get rid of!

About 100,000 models with cruise control function? I am afraid that not many people would dare to think about this problem before the launch of Zhixiang, but Zhixiang showed us the latest price-performance concept. Its 2.0 manual luxury type and automatic luxury type are equipped with this configuration, alas…nothing to say. Keep screaming!

The car's audio function provides a combination of single-disc CD and AUX external audio interface, which is enough to meet daily needs. In terms of usage, the buttons of each function are designed to be relatively large, and the error operation rate will be lower. The damping setting is not as good as expected, and the plastic feel needs to be improved.

After reading the above introduction, are you tempted by Zhixiang's configuration? Maybe its cost of each configuration is not much, or some functions are rarely used in our daily life, but I think the focus should be on “with” and “without”, more accurately as one. Does it have a higher price-performance ratio for a model of about 100,000? What do you think?

●The main driver's seat is rich in functionality, and the rear space is relatively large

Before talking about the seat function, I would like to take you to understand the storage space and practicality inside the car. You can better understand the truth through the picture below.

Regarding the design of the storage space, Zhixiang has basically achieved satisfactory results: two cup holders each at the front and the rear, and there are places for mobile phones, cigarettes and change. It is commendable that the glove box space is very large! It looks very happy! The disadvantage is that the space of the central armrest is very shallow and only has one floor. What about the floor below? The editor is very puzzled…

The seat with 6-direction ESC + manual lumbar support function is Zhixiang's proud work, but this is only limited to the driving position, which is a pity. The comfort of the seat is relatively average, and the lateral support and shoulder support are relatively lacking. In terms of space, the front and back heads are relatively abundant, and the biggest advantage is the back leg space. The 1.8-meter editor sits in and basically has two punches.

The opening of Zhixiang's trunk is not particularly large, but the internal space is relatively neat. In the standard state, the volume can reach 450 liters. The volume can continue to increase by folding down the seat by 4/6 minutes.

●The driving style emphasizes comfort, and the 2.0 engine is more docile

At present, Changan Zhixiang has two displacements of 1.6 and 2.0 liters. The former has only two models, and the latter is its flagship. The car’s 2.0-liter engine (152 horsepower) has a maximum power of 112kW/6000rpm; a maximum torque of 192N·m/4000~4500rpm, which surpasses the 2.0L engines of Sagitar, Focus, and Mazda 3 in terms of parameters, but…

However, during the test drive, this engine did not give me a surprising power performance. From the start (D gear), its throttle response was in a “gentle” state, and the response was not positive. It is also more difficult for the throttle to downshift. Unless it is under full throttle, the gearbox will execute the downshift command. The downshift action is fairly rapid at this time, but the power to increase the speed will not appear so fast.

For this kind of gentle performance, I think it is out of the consideration of family and comfort; after switching to the S gear, the reaction of the gearbox is much faster. In this state, the gearbox does not need full throttle action. Comprehend the driver's intention and resolutely downshift, and the transmission will not rush to upshift during a long period of fuel collection. This is to prepare for the driver's next sprint.

In this test drive, Zhixiang used the 4AT gearbox (with S gear and snow mode) provided by Aisin. According to relevant personnel, the gearbox has an intelligent memory function. The principle and final effect are the same as the previous paragraph. What we have seen is that the gearbox will remember the depth of the throttle and the speed of change. For example, after the last full throttle, the next same action will come more quickly. I think this is similar to the Lancer in the previous test.

In the D gear, the smoothness of the 4AT gearbox is better than expected, especially the frustration in the 1st and 2nd gears is not particularly abrupt. The reason is that shifting at lower speeds effectively reduces the frustration.

Personal opinion: For today’s mainstream automotive equipment, the 4AT gearbox is on the verge of extinction. I think Changan Zhixiang still uses this equipment because of cost issues. After all, it requires high configuration, low price and a complete set of perfect powertrains. The market is still somewhat luxurious, and of course it does not rule out that manufacturers leave room for future upgrades. Perhaps for older consumers, the configuration and price are their points of view, and the power is enough; for those who pay more attention to driving, maybe the manual Zhixiang will be more suitable.

After a short contact, Changan Zhixiang has left a good first impression on me. If someone asks me in the future, if I have a compact car under 100,000 yuan, the configuration is high, the space is large, and the engine 2.0 is the best. L, I think I will include Zhixiang in the list of recommended models.

During the communication with the relevant personnel, I got an “amazing” answer. Zhixiang has already targeted his opponent at Junjie. Although they have not had a chance to directly confront each other, I think the spokesperson meant to Take Zhixiang and the previous ace independent models secretly, use their super high cost performance to fight against the over-priced mid-range models, and strive to win more applause in the final sales battle!

Editor's summary: Changan Zhixiang is a very powerful compact car! Very qualified for family use! From the overall design of appearance and interior, it can be rational and faceted; humanized design is also richer, the most prominent is the configuration aspect, such as cruise control, in-vehicle communication, and powerful electric window functions will be the configuration list. Several highlights in the middle; 4AT gearbox can only be regarded as enough, compared to the bottom, or 5MT is more attractive, and the latter will save a lot of money! (Photo/Text/Photo by Meng Qingjia, the home of the car)

As for Zhixiang’s understanding, we are only at the initial stage. More detailed experience and performance testing (especially the most interesting fuel consumption performance). We will tell you the exact answer after the unit test vehicle arrives. Regards Please pay attention to follow-up reports.

Detailed parameters of Changan Zhixiang 2.0 manual/automatic luxury type:

Model picture
Basic parameters Zhixiang 2.0 manual luxury type Zhixiang 2.0 automatic luxury
Model name: Zhixiang 2.0 manual luxury type Zhixiang 2.0 automatic luxury
Quotation: 10.78 million 11.58 million
Brand: Changan Automobile Changan Automobile
level: Compact car Compact car
engine: 2.0L 152 horsepower L4 2.0L 152 horsepower L4
Gearbox: 5MT 4AT
Length × width × height: 4600×1800×1475 4600×1800×1475
Body structure: 4-door 5-seater sedan 4-door 5-seater sedan
Body Zhixiang 2.0 manual luxury type Zhixiang 2.0 automatic luxury
Length (mm): 4600 4600
Width (mm): 1800 1800
Height (mm): 1475 1475
Vehicle weight (Kg): 1350 1360
Wheelbase (mm): 2650 2650
Front track (mm): 1500 1500
Rear track (mm): 1487 1487
Minimum ground clearance (mm):
Body structure: Sedan Sedan
Number of doors (pieces): 4 4
Number of seats (a): 5 5
Fuel tank capacity (L): 58 58
Luggage capacity (L): 450 450
engine Zhixiang 2.0 manual luxury type Zhixiang 2.0 automatic luxury
Displacement (cc): 1998 1998
Displacement (L): 2.0 2.0
Way of working: inhale naturally inhale naturally
Cylinder arrangement type: L L
Number of cylinders (a): 4 4
Number of valves per cylinder (pcs): 4 4
Compression ratio: 10 10
Valve structure: DOHC DOHC
Bore:
stroke:
Horsepower (hp): 152 152
Maximum power (kW): 112 112
Maximum power speed (rpm): 6000 6000
Maximum torque (N·m): 192 192
Maximum torque speed (rpm): 4000-4500 4000-4500
Engine-specific technology:
Fuel: gasoline gasoline
Fuel label: No. 93 No. 93
Fuel supply mode: Multi-point EFI Multi-point EFI
Cylinder body material: iron iron
Cylinder head material: aluminum aluminum
Environmental protection standards: Euro IV Euro IV
Gearbox Zhixiang 2.0 manual luxury type Zhixiang 2.0 automatic luxury
name: 5MT 4AT
Number of gears: 5 4
Gearbox type: MT AT
Chassis steering Zhixiang 2.0 manual luxury type Zhixiang 2.0 automatic luxury
Drive mode: Front Predecessor Front Predecessor
Front suspension type: MacPherson independent suspension MacPherson independent suspension
Rear suspension type: Torsion beam follower arm type semi-independent suspension Torsion beam follower arm type semi-independent suspension
Power type: Mechanical hydraulic power Mechanical hydraulic power
Wheel brake Zhixiang 2.0 manual luxury type Zhixiang 2.0 automatic luxury
Front brake type: Ventilated dish Ventilated dish
Rear brake type: Dish Dish
Front tire specifications: 195/65R15 195/65R15
Rear tire specifications: 195/65R15 195/65R15
Spare tire: Full Size Full Size

Safety equipment Zhixiang 2.0 manual luxury type Zhixiang 2.0 automatic luxury
Driver's seat airbag:
Co-pilot airbag:
Front head airbag (air curtain):
Rear head airbag (air curtain):
Front side airbag:
Rear side airbag:
Knee airbag:
Electronic anti-theft:
Central control lock in the car:
remote key:
Keyless start system:
Control configuration Zhixiang 2.0 manual luxury type Zhixiang 2.0 automatic luxury
ABS anti-lock brake:
Braking force distribution (EBD):
Traction control (ASR/TCS/TRC/ATC):
Brake assist (EBA/BAS/BA):
Body stability control (ESP/DSC/VSC):
Lifting (air) suspension:
Tire pressure monitoring device:
Continue driving with zero tire pressure:
Power steering with speed:
Active steering system:
External configuration Zhixiang 2.0 manual luxury type Zhixiang 2.0 automatic luxury
Manual sunroof:
Electric sunroof:
Panoramic skylight:
Rearview mirror of the same color:
Same color anti-scratch strip:
Sports version bracket:
Aluminum alloy wheels:
Internal configuration Zhixiang 2.0 manual luxury type Zhixiang 2.0 automatic luxury
Leather steering wheel:
Rest pedal for left foot:
Steering wheel up and down adjustment:
Steering wheel front and rear adjustment:
Multifunction steering wheel:
Steering wheel shift:
Cruise control:
Parking assistance:
Reverse image:
Multi-function display:
HUD head up digital display:
Seat configuration Zhixiang 2.0 manual luxury type Zhixiang 2.0 automatic luxury
Leather seats:
Sports seats:
Seat height adjustment:
Lumbar support adjustment:
Electric adjustment of front seats:
Power seat memory:
Seat heating:
Front seat center armrest:
Recoil central armrest:
Front row cup holder:
Rear cup holder:
Seat massage/ventilation:
The rear seats are down as a whole:
The rear seats are down proportionally:
Multimedia configuration Zhixiang 2.0 manual luxury type Zhixiang 2.0 automatic luxury
GPS navigation system:
Multimedia control system:
Bluetooth system:
Car TV:
Car phone:
Center console LCD screen:
Rear LCD screen:
External audio input (AUX, USB, iPod):
Support MP3, WMA:
Single CD:
Multi-disc CD converter:
Single DVD:
Multi-disc DVD system:
2-3 speaker system:
4-5 speaker speaker system:
6-7 horn speaker system:
Speaker system with more than 8 speakers:
Lighting configuration Zhixiang 2.0 manual luxury type Zhixiang 2.0 automatic luxury
Xenon headlights:
Automatic headlight:
Turning headlights:
Front fog lights:
Rear fog lamps:
Adjustable headlight height:
Headlight cleaning device:
Glass/Rearview Mirror Zhixiang 2.0 manual luxury type Zhixiang 2.0 automatic luxury
Front power windows:
Rear power windows:
Anti-pinch function:
Electric rearview mirror:
Rearview mirror heating:
Rearview mirror electric folding:
Manual rear sun blind:
Electric rear sun blind:
Rearview mirror anti-glare:
Rear side sunshade:
Sun visor makeup mirror:
Induction wiper:
Air conditioner/refrigerator Zhixiang 2.0 manual luxury type Zhixiang 2.0 automatic luxury
Manual air conditioner:
Automatic air conditioning:
Rear seat air outlet:
Temperature zone control:
Air conditioning in the car:
Car refrigerator: