Recently, we learned from Chery official that Chery’s new generation Tiggo 7 / Tiggo 7 PRO started pre-sale. The new car will launch a total of eight models of 1.5T + CVT / 6MT (Tiggo 7) and 1.6T + 7DCT (Tiggo 7 PRO), pre-sale price range is 86,900 to 145,900 yuan (~US12,480 – US$20,954).
Looking back of its appearance, Tiggo 7 features an all-new family front face design language, the front face uses a large-sized polygonal front grille, with array-type LED headlights and running-type turn signals. In addition, the new Tiggo 7 PRO also provides a geometric matrix diamond highlight front grille and a dot-matrix night front grille, which looks more textured. In fact, this is also the concept car design previously released.
On the side of the body, the new-gen Tiggo 7 / Tiggo 7 PRO adopts a new design that is completely different from the current model, the sharp waistline and floating roof is designed to make the sidelines look more fluid and dynamic. The rear of Tiggo 7 and Tiggo 7 PRO uses “Skyline Through LED Taillights” bar-style light group, with two chrome-plated exhausts on both sides, improving the visibility. In terms of body color, the new car will provide five body colors such as Jasper Blue, and the new generation Tiggo 7 PRO also provides two-tone body for consumers.
In terms of interior, all new Tiggo 7 / Tiggo 7 PRO has similar design to Chery Tiggo 8 and offers three interior color combinations. At the same time, the new car is equipped with a flat-bottom multifunctional steering wheel, a 12.3-inch full-screen LCD instrument, a 10.25-inch touch-control center screen, and an 8-inch air-conditioning LCD touch screen, which further enhances the interior texture.
In terms of configuration, the new car is equipped with the Lions Intelligent Networking System, which includes intelligent voice recognition control, online navigation, online music, radio and other car networking functions; the mobile app can also achieve remote start, air conditioning on and off, door, backup Box unlock and close functions.
In terms of technology configuration, the new car’s intelligent driving assistance configuration includes 20 functions in ADAS and can also achieve L2 level driving assistance. In addition, it is also equipped with ACC adaptive cruise, 360 °panoramic image, AEB (automatic emergency braking system), DOW (door opening early warning system), etc. It is worth mentioning that the new car is also equipped with the FAPA (panoramic detection full-automatic parking system) for the first time, which supports automatic search for parking spaces and horizontal / vertical / side parking.
In terms of power, the new generation Tiggo 7 is powered by a SQRE4T15C 1.5T inline four-cylinder engine with maximum power of 156 horsepower and peak torque of 230 N · m. The transmission system is matched with a 6-speed manual transmission and a new CVT continuously variable transmission that can simulate 9-speed; The new generation Tiggo 7 PRO is powered by a SQRF4J16 1.6T inline four-cylinder engine with a maximum power of 197 horsepower and a peak torque of 290 N · m, the transmission system is matched with a 7-speed dual-clutch gearbox.