2023 GAC GS3 SUV
- Expected Launch in Pakistan = 2023 or 2024
- Expected Price in Pakistan = 55-60 Lac PKR
- 1st Generation
GS3 is a subcompact crossover SUV manufactured by GAC Motors. It is a front-engine, front-wheel-drive car launched in 2017 and available in a variety of engine options. It was launched in Phillippines in 2018. The 2021 GAC GS3 received a makeover from inside and outside. The redesigned version includes a bolder grille on the front and more aggressive headlights. The rear end is unchanged, and the inside is restyled a lot with the introduction of new technology. There are 2-digital display screens in the cabin now, and an electric sunroof is added to enhance the car’s beauty and add more light and air to the cabin. It is now available in two engine choices that differ in terms of power and torque generation. The GAC GS3 is the smallest crossover offered by GAC Motors, and it delivers intelligent handling with enjoyable driving. The high-strength steel body of GAC GS3 gives you worry-free driving with comprehensive protection and advanced safety. The GAC GS3 is known for reliability, innovation, professionalism, and durability. It offers 3D voice navigation, adaptive cruise control, keyless entry, and a one-button start to make your drives more convenient and thrilling.
Trims & Variants available Internationally:
Three versions of the 2021 GAC GS3 are available in Phillippines that are 1.5 GAS 6-Speed A/T GS, 1.5 A/T Premiere, and 1.3 GAS TURBO 6-Speed A/T GE. The 1.5 GAS 6-Speed A/T GS has a gasoline engine and offers a six-speed automatic transmission. The 1.5 A/T Premiere has a 1495cc engine and offers 6-speed automatic transmission. It offers airbags, electronic brake-force distribution, an Anti-Lock Braking System, rear parking sensors, and a keyless entry. The 1.3 GAS TURBO 6-Speed A/T GE has a 1325cc engine and offers 6-speed automatic transmission. It comes with cruise control, leather upholstery; push-start button, power steering, a tire pressure monitoring system, and hill-start assist control.
Engine & Power:
1: The 1.3 GAS TURBO trim gets its power from 1.3 liters, 1325cc, 4-cylinders, the 16-valve engine that offers front-wheel drive and comes with 6-speed automatic transmission. It generates 136 hp power at 5500RPM and a torque of 202 Nm at 1500RPM.
2: The GAC GS3 1.5 AT Premiere gets its power from a 1.5 liter, 4-cylinders, 16 valves, 1495cc engine that offers a six-speed automatic transmission and generates 113 hp of power at 6000 RPM and a torque of 150 Nm at 4500 RPM.
3: The GS3 1.5 Gas 6-Speed AT GS has a similar power train as the 1.5 AT Premiere, and they differ in the variety of features they offer.
Performance & Drive:
All the variants of the GAC GS3 offer exceptional driving performance. The 2nd generation 200T engine introduced in GAC GS3 offers advanced technologies like Gasoline Combustion Control System and Dual Continuously Varying Valve timing. It delivers more torque and produces little noise while the fuel consumption is also significantly less. It provides smooth performance at low RPM, and the transmission it offers is an all-new Asinine 6-speed automatic. It ensures the balance between the consumption of fuel and power efficiency so you can change the gears comfortably and have a smooth performance. It offers Macpherson independent suspension at the front and a twisting beam at the rear that maintains a perfect balance between the road’s condition and driving comfort. The GPS 3D voice navigation system helps you route your journeys, and the electronic parking brakes help you park your cars conveniently without a traditional hand brake. The adaptive cruise technology maintains a safe distance from the vehicle ahead. The power steering is light in weight and controls the car firmly with the least effort. The braking system is made efficient with ventilated disc brakes on the front and disc brakes on the rear. The car’s handling is fun, and drivers can confidently turn the crossover around turns and corners. All the variants of the GAC GS3 offer a front-wheel-drive option, and all-wheel-drive is not available. The crossover’s performance is exceptional, and the engine generates enough power to run the front wheels efficiently and take you through all the road conditions smoothly. The fuel economy of GS3 is budget-friendly. It consumes approximately 6.5 liters of fuel in running a distance of 100 kilometers, and the car has a fuel tank capacity of 50 liters.
Exterior design and features:
The latest GAC GS3 has a restyled appearance with flying dynamics. The integrated bold grille on the front showcases the GAC logo beautifully. The roof has a floating design with hidden D-pillars, and the chrome trims are combined with the roof rack. The electric power sunroof gives an unobstructed view of the sky and adds fresh air to the cabin. The rear end has horizontal 8-shaped taillights with an infinity symbol that adds attraction to the back end. The LED headlights on the front have an eagle eye lens design and LED daytime running light strips to come along. The 18-inches sculpted aluminum alloy wheels have dynamic movement and add more beauty to this SUV crossover.
Interior Design and Features:
The inside of the 2021 GAC GS3 is stylish and gives you premium feels. The exclusive cabin is covered with soft leather upholstery, and the quality experience is ensured while the space inside is generous and the rear seats are 1500 millimeters wide. It offers accommodation to five adults, and the seats are pretty comfortable so you can enjoy your journeys. There are 2-digital screens introduced in the cabin now one of which is the 8-inches instrument panel, and the other is 10.25 inches touch screen that gives you infotainment and is compatible with your smartphones. Piano-black accents are introduced in the cabin, and two-tone leather upholstery is also the new addition that increases its style and beauty. The remote control keyless entry system recognizes the driver within a specific range and unlocks the car for him, while the one-button start system start and stops the vehicle efficiently by pushing the start button lightly. The 3D navigation system is more precise now and enables you route planning more intelligently. It comes with a wide-angle reversing camera with auxiliary lines that makes parking and reversing more convenient. The direct tire pressure monitoring system automatically displays the abnormal pressure of tires on the screen in real-time.
Safety & features:
Firstly the high-strength steel body of GAC GS3 ensures ultimate safety for the passengers, and other than this, it offers a variety of safety features to ensure passenger safety. Some of the features are as follows:
- Driver front airbags
- Front side airbags
- Electronic Stability Control System
- Tire pressure monitoring system
- Hill-start Assist
- Anti-Lock Braking System
- Wide-angle reversing camera
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