2021 Changan Oshan X7 SUV (1st Generation)
- Expected Launch: 2nd Half of 2021
- Expected Price: 40-50 lac PKR
The Changan Motors in Pakistan has been very active within the last couple of months in bringing something big to Pakistani markets, and we have spotted their SUV UNI T and XC70T on roads of our country. Now it’s time for the third SUV of Changan to show its arrival in Pakistan. This SUV is Oshan X7 that has been spotted on the roads of Karachi, and a CBU of it has brought here to clear all the testing phases so the Changan Oshan X7 could be launched officially in Pakistan. Changan SUV Oshan X7 debuted at the Shanghai Auto Show in China in 2019 as a mid-size crossover with a front-engine and front-wheel-drive. The Oshan X7 received a facelift in China in 2021, and it is known as Oshan X7 Plus, which features restyled front and rear end and has a 1.5 liters turbocharged engine. The question arises that the Changan Oshan X7 coming to Pakistan is similar to the Chinese model or not. The exterior design resembles the X7 plus available in China, according to the images received when Oshan X7 was spotted on roads f Karachi. The powertrain of Oshan X7 is also expected to be the same as the Chinese available Oshan X7. The exact and confirmed words can only be said after the Changan reveal some official news of the arrival of Changan Oshan X7 in Pakistan. Let us discuss the features and specs of Changan Oshan X7 available in China.
Trims & Variants:
Two versions of Changan Oshan X7 available in China are the petrol-powered and electric versions. The electric version of Oshan X7 launched in China in 2020 differs from the standard version in terms of the powertrain. The overall design and appearance were the same. The electric version of Oshan X7 will not be available in Pakistan yet.
Engine and transmission
The upcoming Changan Oshan X7 in Pakistan will have an engine of 1500 cc capacity, and it will generate a maximum of 178 horsepower @ 5500 RPM and a torque of 256 Nm @ 4500 RPM. It will offer two transmission options of either a six-speed manual transmission or a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission. The electric version of Changan Oshan X7 available in China gets its power from an electric motor charged by a 60 kWh battery, and it produces a power output of 204 hp and torque of 310 Nm.
Performance & Drive:
The Changan Oshan X7 1.5 liters turbocharged engine comes with a six-speed manual or seven-speed dual-clutch transmission, and the transmissions are well-balanced to deliver you high performance. The six-speed manual transmission offers a less than eight seconds shift response which gives you a 96 percent efficiency. The Oshan X7 SUV is the first car by the changan company that has a Tinnove car intelligent system, which is Eco-Car networking. It gives the facility of WeChat to the users to have a connection between the cockpit and the outside world through Full voice operation on the steering wheel. This system will provide better safety, so you can enjoy a safer communication service while driving. It offers an L2.5 advanced driver assistance system with an APA5.0 automatic parking system. This APA5.0 automatic parking helps you park in narrow spaces, and the vehicle stops on its brakes automatically when a pedestrian or an obstacle comes close to the car. Changan provides an intelligent autonomous assistance system that has reached a Level of L4 till now, and the Oshan X7 offers an L 2.5 level of Autonomous assistance. This Autonomous parking system works with 12 ultrasonic radars and four fisheye cameras. The intelligent system watches and recognizes the driver’s expressions and whenever; the driver drives at a speed of 60 kilometers per hour or higher and is tired, or smoking, or using a phone, the intelligent system suggests rest at a nearby service station. Other than this, the power steering control made the handling more convenient, and the suspension system lets the driver drive it smoothly on the city roads by absorbing the odds. It delivers equally good performance on the highways and accelerates to higher speeds smoothly without producing much engine noise.
Exterior design and features:
The front end of Changan Oshan X7 has a horizontal large-black chrome grille, and the corrugated-horizontal strips are running from left to right inside the grille. The headlights are sleek in design with built-in LED lights, and the strong contour line extends from the headlight to the taillights. The overall length of this SUV is 4700 millimeters with a width of 1690 millimeters and a wheelbase of 2780 millimeters. The roofline of the Oshan X7 is straight, and it comes with twenty inches alloy wheels that not only look attractive but give a bold appearance to this sporty SUV.
Interior design and features:
The inside of Changan Oshan X7 is beautiful, providing you comfort and utility. The seats are covered with leather upholstery and a six-way power adjustment option given in the driver’s seat for his convenience. The ventilation system and lumbar support enhance the comfort of the drivers. It offers a seating capacity for five adults who sit comfortably with enough head and legroom. The cabin has ample legroom with twenty-two storage spaces, and the trunk offers enough space for carrying large luggage, while the trunk storage space can be increased to 3810 liters when rear seats are folded. The push start button allows keyless operations of the vehicle and starts the engine with your fingertips. There is an 11 inches touch screen mounted on the dashboard that allows smartphone connectivity and provides you with real-time GPS updates and the infotainment system. The automatic air conditioning system adjusts the temperature inside the cabin to make it comfortable. The multi-functional steering wheel allows controlling the infotainment system and listening to the phone calls. There have been given the facility of adaptive cruise control and autonomous parking with other multiple driving aids to make your drive safer and more convenient.
Safety & features:
The Changan Oshan X7 offers a decent list of safety features that are;
- Anti-Lock Braking System
- Brake Assist
- Hill-Start Assist
- Rearview camera
- Traction control
- Electronic Brake-Force Distribution
The price for Changan Oshan X7 in China ranges from 79,900 yuan to 119,900 yuan. The price of the Oshan SUV for the Pakistani market will get confirmed after the official updates from Changan Pakistan but the expected price as per competition will be between 40-50 lac PKR. The Changan Oshan X7 is expected to be launched in the last half of 2021 or the beginning of 2022.