Budget analogue Skoda Octavia is already on sale

Budget analogue Skoda Octavia is already on sale


General Motors and the Chinese automaker SAIC have launched an inexpensive crossover wagon called the Baojun Valli. This novelty will be a direct rival to the Czech Skoda Octavia.

The collection of applications for a foreign car began in mid-spring. In June, the debut batch of production cars arrived at the dealerships of the brand. The official start of sales is scheduled for June 10, 2021.

Baojun Valli is considered a slightly updated version of Baojun RC-5W. At the same time, the model has an increased ground clearance, cosmetic transformations and an expanded list of equipment.

The wagon came out in length by 4685 mm. The width is 1,806 mm, the height is 1,458 mm. There are 2,700 mm between the wheels. Under the hood is a turbocharged 1.5-liter unit with 147 horsepower. In tandem with it, there is a 6-speed manual transmission or a continuously variable CVT variator. For one hundred kilometers, the novelty spends from 6.2 liters of gasoline.

The arsenal of possibilities includes: ESP stabilization option, manual air conditioning or climate system, electronic instrument panel, multimedia system with an older touchscreen display, video cameras with 360-degree visibility and a panoramic roof.

The cost of a Chinese car is asking for an amount from 82,800 to 108,800 yuan or from 13,000 to 17,000 dollars at the current exchange rate.

We also advise you to watch a detailed review of the Skoda Octavia from the FineAuto team:

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  • MedialexApril 4, 2021 22:51

    Although it is definitely an unfinished replica, I would be interested in contact details, anyway. Maybe this could be an interesting project.

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