Facelift Chery Tiggo 8 with 1.6TGDI+7DCT Power, to Launch in China soon in 2019


Recently, Chery Auto released the images of its mid-sized SUV, the facelift Tiggo 8, which has maintained the main design of the current model and adjusted and optimized in details. The most eye-catching is that the car is equipped with Chery’s new 1.6TGDI+7DCT power system, which is expected to bring a good driving experience.

It is understood that 2019 Tiggo 8 is refined by the Chery international design team who is led by the former BMW car designer Kevin Rice.

The new car is fitted with a new front grille, it is decorated with dot matrix chrome trim. The exaggerated fog light shape and inverted trapezoidal air intake make the new car look sportier. The headlight group is equipped with multi-cavity reflective LED automatic headlights and high-energy dynamic turn signals, which are expected to bring excellent lighting effects.

In addition, we can see that it marked with “290T” on the side and tail of the vehicle to show its unique identity. In terms of body size, 2019 Tiggo 8 measure 4,701/1,086/746 mm and wheelbase of 2710 mm.

In terms of power,2019 Tiggo 8 will be powered by Chery’s latest third-generation ACTECO 1.6TGDI engine, with a maximum power of 197 PS (145 kW) and a peak torque of 290 Nm. In terms of transmission, 2019 Tiggo 8 will be matched with the Getrag 7-speed wet dual-clutch gearbox, fuel consumption is at 7.4L/100km according to official.

The ACTECO 1.6TGDI engine (Check out more about Chery 1.6T engine) combines the Chery iHEC (smart) combustion system, rapid heating thermal management system, fast response supercharging technology, friction reduction technology, and lightweight technology to make its thermal efficiency higher than 37.1%. At the same time, at the combustion system, the 1.6TGDI engine is the first to apply the fish belly inlet, mask combustion chamber, high pressure direct injection system and high energy ignition system, it improves system stability and combustion sufficiency, achieving the goal of less harmful emissions.