GreatWall Motors is quite a successful name when it comes to SUVs and small passenger cars in China, but they lacked any presence in the sedan segment.. however GreatWall have decided to enter the sedan segment and showed us plenty of concepts at the recent Beijing Auto Show. Teng Yi C30 is their first sedan which has been launched right after the Beijing Auto Show, it will also be called as Voleex C30, the name which GreatWall will probably use to market their cars outside China.
As an economical family car, Voleex C30's focus is to consider the practicality of vehicle design and driving comfort, which is being catered by the presence of a rear flat floor and a CVT transmission. The Voleex C30 is equipped with a 1.5L (1497cc) GW4G15 DOHC engine, having maximum power output of 77kW/6000rpm (105 hp), and maximum torque of 138Nm/4200rpm having top speed of 170km/h.. GreatWall claims that consumption of C30 is just 6.9 liters per 100 kilometer driving while compiling with Euro IV emission standards.
Voleex C30 uses a McPherson independent front suspension & rear longitudinal torsion beam suspension. Standard features include Driver, Passenger and Side Airbags, Seat-belt reminders, Electronic Anti-theft engine, Central locking, full hydraulic power steering system, steering wheel height adjustment, central locking, all 4 electric windows, USB and MP3 functionality. In addition to the standard model, the elite model comes with power folding mirrors, headlight height adjustment, multi-function steering wheel, power sunroof, heated power seats and much more. DVD, GPS and Blue-tooth features are optional.
As a household economy car, Voleex C30 rivals Geely Emgrand EC718, Roewe 350, FAW-B50 and Changan Zhixiang CV8 and a number of other mid-range family cars. GreatWall have set an amazingly competitive price for the Voleex C30, the standard model of which starts from 58900rmb (7.2 lac PKR) while the elite model goes to max 71900rmb (8.8 lac PKR)