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[YesAuto Purchase Manual] On June 29, Brilliance China V7 was officially launched, with a price range of RMB 108,700 to 194,700. This car is based on the M8X platform jointly developed by Brilliance and Magna and is positioned as a medium-sized SUV. A total of 11 models have been launched, including 5-seater and 7-seater versions. In addition, there are also limited customized versions. It sounds rather messy. Which one should I choose? Now I will help you sort it out.

● Model introduction:

Brilliance China V7 guide price
Model Price (ten thousand yuan)
280T Manual Elite 5-seater 10.87
280T manual luxury 5-seater (recommended model) 11.97
280T manual luxury 7 seats (recommended model) 12.47
280T DCT luxury 5-seater (recommended model) 12.87
280T DCT luxury 7 seats (recommended model) 13.37
280T DCT Premium 5-seater 13.97

280T DCT Premium 7-seater

14.47
280T DCT flagship 5-seater 15.17
280T DCT flagship 7 seats 15.67

280T DCT Limited Custom Edition 5 Seats

18.97
280T DCT Limited Custom Edition 7 seats 19.47

First of all, let’s make a brief review. Brilliance China has gradually formed its own family design language to this day. The China V7 has a high brand awareness. It has a burly figure and a tough body line. The whole car looks very coordinated. People feel more at ease. In terms of body color, there are currently only four choices, which are relatively monotonous. Personally, I prefer the dazzling copper brown and the rock brown. These two colors can better highlight its line contour.

The design of the carriage is relatively conventional. The layout of the functional areas of the T-shaped center console is reasonable, with a large 10.4-inch multimedia screen embedded in the middle. The overall feel is quite comfortable. The carriage uses good materials, but there is room for improvement in workmanship. The car's interior has two colors, one is black/brown dual-color, and the other is pure black interior.

power system:

The 1.6T engine is one of the biggest selling points of the Chinese V7. This engine is derived from the BMW N18B16. BMW provides technical support including dual turbos, direct injection, Valvetronic variable valve lift, and this engine also comes with There is a supercharger function, the engine parameters are very beautiful, the maximum power is 204 horsepower (150 kilowatts), and the maximum torque is 280 N·m.

In terms of transmission system, this car is equipped with 6-speed manual and 7-speed wet dual-clutch gearboxes. The electronic gear lever of automatic models is similar to BMW's. It's all two-wheel drive models, and no four-wheel drive version is available.

● Vehicle configuration analysis:

First of all, how to choose between 5-seater and 7-seater. Except for the elite model, all other models can be equipped with third-row seats. The optional fee is 5,000 yuan. The 7-seater version of the Chinese V7 is not comfortable to sit in the third row, and the backrests of the third row of seats cannot be folded down in proportion, and the performance is insufficient in terms of expansion flexibility. It is only suitable for temporary emergency. If you have such emergency needs, You can choose a 7-seater model for an extra 5,000 yuan. If you rarely have more than 5 people in your car, it is more appropriate to choose a 5-seater.

Secondly, whether manual transmission or automatic transmission depends on personal preference. Some people prefer manual transmission, while some people think that automatic transmission is easier. Consumers who want to buy automatic transmissions may worry that the dual-clutch gearbox of the Zhonghua V7 is unreliable. The gearbox of this car is provided by Getrag. The shifting logic and smoothness are all right. It feels good to drive, and The most important thing is that this car provides a lifetime warranty and unlimited free road assistance, so there is no need to worry about the reliability of the gearbox.

280T Manual Elite 5-seater

This is the lowest model of the Zhonghua V7, and it is matched with a manual gearbox. The basic configuration of the Zhonghua V7 is quite high, such as panoramic image, cruise control, uphill assistance, automatic parking, steep slope descent, panoramic sunroof (cannot be opened), four-way steering wheel, automatic air conditioning, etc. It has all the configurations, and it can basically Meet the needs of daily use. If you have a limited budget and prefer manual transmission, then it is no problem to buy it.

280T luxury type recommendation index: ★★★★

The manual deluxe and automatic deluxe configurations are exactly the same. The only difference is that the gearbox is different. The difference between the 5-seater and 7-seater deluxe models is only the third row of seats. The choice of gearbox type and number of seats depends entirely on personal needs. .

There is a certain difference in appearance between the lowest-equipped model and the high-end model, which can be judged by the colors of the exterior details and the decorative parts, as well as the headlights, rims, and roof racks.

If you add 11,000 yuan to the lowest model, you can buy a 5-seater manual luxury model. The manual luxury model is the top model with manual transmission. Starting from the premium model, there is no manual transmission. For an extra 11,000 yuan, you can get the same shape as the top gear. The wheels are upgraded from 18 inches to 19 inches, and the headlights are replaced with LED light sources. The face engineering is in place. In addition, the luxury type also has front side airbags and tire pressure monitoring devices, and there are never too many safety configurations. The luxury steering wheel is also wrapped in leather, and the front seats also have a heating function. Compared with the lowest configuration, the expensive 11,000 yuan is very worthwhile. Therefore, between the elite and the luxury, I recommend the luxury. The automatic deluxe model is 9,000 yuan more expensive than the manual deluxe model. The two cars are exactly the same in configuration, only the gearbox is different, and the price difference of 9,000 yuan is reasonable.

280T DCT noble recommendation index: ★★★★

There is a difference of 11,000 yuan between the premium and luxury models. The premium model has many more safety-enhancing configurations on the basis of the luxury model, such as front/rear head airbags, active brakes, front collision warning and front radar . The elite and deluxe models are equipped with a panoramic sunroof that cannot be opened, while the premium models are equipped with a panoramic sunroof that can be opened. In addition, the distinguished model also supports the Internet of Vehicles function, which is one of the most popular configurations at the moment. It is very convenient to listen to online music and use online navigation in the car, and it can appeal to many young people. Between the noble and luxurious types, I recommend the luxurious type, because the configuration of 11,000 yuan for daily use does not have a special essential improvement, and the luxurious type configuration can fully meet the daily use.

280T DCT flagship

The flagship model is 12,000 yuan more expensive than the premium model, and the price reaches 151,700 yuan. It has a few more features that can highlight the sense of technology than the premium model. What needs to be recognized is that such as merging assist, lane departure warning, and interior The anti-glare functions of the rearview mirror are all very useful, but you have to consider clearly whether these configurations will affect daily use? In fact, the safety and comfort configuration of the distinguished model is rich enough, there is no need to spend another 12,000 yuan to buy a flagship model, and its price has exceeded 150,000 yuan, and this price can already buy many joint-venture brand compact models. SUV too.

It's not over yet, there are two special configurations, namely the 280T DCT limited customized version with 5 seats and 7 seats . The prices of the two are 189,700 yuan and 194,700 yuan respectively. They are actually Brilliance's special car modification plants. For the project, these two cars do not have specific parameter configurations. They are based on customer needs to provide some modification plans and configurations. It is only suitable for a small number of consumers who like the Chinese V7 very much.

● Summary:

Brilliance China V7 is a very cost-effective car. It is obviously a mid-size SUV, but it is sold at the price of a compact SUV, and its own quality is not bad at all, with a magnificent appearance, interior materials and configuration. It's also very powerful, coupled with good driving quality, it will inevitably cause a lot of pressure on its competitors.

China V7 2018 Model 280T Manual Luxury 5 Seats

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Manufacturer's guide price

11.97 million

China V7 2018 Model 280T Manual Luxury 7 Seats

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Manufacturer's guide price

12.47 million

China V7 2018 Model 280T DCT Luxury 5-seater

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Manufacturer's guide price

12.87 million

China V7 2018 Model 280T DCT Luxury 7 Seats

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Manufacturer's guide price

13.37 million

China V7 2018 280T DCT Premium 5-seater

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Manufacturer's guide price

13.97 million

China V7 2018 Model 280T DCT Premium 7 Seats

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Manufacturer's guide price

14.47 million

What I recommend most is the luxury model. It is the second-lower model of the whole series. It basically has all the necessary safety and comfort configurations. It is 11,000 yuan more expensive than the elite model, but its extra configuration adds up its own value. The price difference has been exceeded, and many configurations cannot be retrofitted later, which can meet the needs of most people. If there is a pursuit of configuration, the noble type is also a great choice. Both the comfort and safety configuration are more abundant than the luxurious type, and the extra price is also reasonable.