SAIC MAXUS’ Flagship MPV G90 Launched on the Chinese Market

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In fact, when it comes to MPV models, in the Chinese market, there is no doubt SAIC Maxus is a player. The product coverage of Maxus brand in the Chinese market is wide, ranging from pickups to RVs, SUVs to MPVs, fuel models to hybrid or EVs. Exaggerated appearance is also the longstanding item of the Maxus brand in recent years, and the Maxus G90 is no exception.

The Maxus’ MPV product line is very rich. The Maxus G series is aimed at fuel MPV models, such as the G10, G20, and G50 that have been launched, with high cost performance. The EUNIQ series such as EUNIQ 5 and EUNIQ 7 are positioned for new energy vehicles (hybrid, pure EV).

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The Maxus G90 is a mid-to-large MPV launched by Maxus on the Chinese market. It is positioned as a mid-to-large flagship MPV model among the Maxus brand. Its competitor is also the Buick GL8, another best-selling American brand model on the Chinese market. Price range 219,900-329,000 yuan (~US$33,270 – US$49,777)

The all-new Maxus G90 has launched a total of 8 models in 2 seat layouts, with 6 and 7 seats available. The size of the new car is larger than that of the Buick GL8. All models are equipped with 2.0T engine (plus 48V mild hybrid) + 8AT gearbox. It is worth mentioning that the third row of the 6-seat model of the new car adopts independent seats with functions such as electronically adjustable leg rests/ventilation/massage.

In appearance, the overall shape of MAXUS G90 is as much similar as MIFA 9, but the front face is more eye-catching. The large-sized air intake grille occupies almost the entire front of the car, the interior is also decorated with horizontal chrome trim to improve the visual impact. The headlight group adopts a split design, the T-shaped LED daytime running is integrated with the grille, which looks very recognizable. The taillights are designed with a bar-type LED light group. Although they are very common nowadays, they are still fresh on MPV models.

The side of the car is equipped with electric sliding doors on both sides and privacy glass, and the Z-shaped chrome-plated decoration of the windows enhances the sense of luxury. In terms of body size, the new car has a length, width and height of 5280/1999/1845mm, and a wheelbase of 3200mm, which is even larger than that of the Mercedes-Benz V series.

In terms of interior, Maxus G90 has a simple and luxurious design, the front row is equipped with a triple screen. The second-row aviation seats of the new car provide heating, ventilation, and massage functions. They are also equipped with screens behind the front seats, small table boards, leg rests, and armrest screens (adjustable seats, sunroofs, lights, and other functions). It should be noted that the third row of seats on the 6-seater model cannot be folded. The new car configuration provides streaming rear-view mirrors, assisted driving systems, wireless charging, etc.

In terms of power, the new MPV is powered by a 2.0T turbocharged four-cylinder engine + 48V mild hybrid system, with a maximum power of 234 horsepower and a maximum torque of 390 Nm. The transmission system match the Aisin 8-speed automatic transmission, with an acceleration time of 0-100km/h of 9.6 seconds. The rear suspension adopts a multi-link independent suspension.