2020-2021 BAIC BJ40 SUV Looks Similar to Wrangler (1st Generation)
- Expected Launch: 2021
- Expected Price (43-50 Lacs PKR)
Sazgar Motors have introduced three vehicles (BAIC D20, BAIC X25 & BAIC BJ40L) in collaboration with Chinese automobile company BAIC in Pakistan and displayed their upcoming projects in PAPS show held at Expo centre Lahore. Among the list of vehicles soon to be launched by BAIC motors in Pakistan one is the BJ40 L which is an off-road SUV Jeep that formerly was available in two doors only but the latest versions introduced are four doors facelifted models named as BJ40 L and BJ40 Plus those will launch in Pakistan soon. It is offered with two engines either you Can purchase a 2 litres turbocharged engine or a 2.3 litres turbocharged engine.
This SUV has a similar design as Jeep Wrangler and its spectacular exterior design and awe-inspiring interior cabin definitely attract customers. This SUV comes with fearless power and unlimited passion to let you enjoy long route journeys even on imperfect roads and ultra-high anti-roll frame provides protection to passengers sitting inside the car and makes the rides safe. BAIC BJ40 L is the best choice for every kind of weathers and every kind of topography as its four-wheel-drive at low and high speeds makes your ride comfortable and relaxing in all type of conditions. It serves as a military vehicle and equipped with superb technology and powerful engine capability but it is not sure yet which engine option will be available for sale in our country.
Engine, transmission and power:
As mentioned earlier it is available with two engines one is 2.0 litres turbocharged petrol engine which produces 218 hp at 5500 rpm and torque of 320 Nm at 4500 rpm and a 2.3 litres turbocharged petrol engine generating 211 hp power at 5200 rpm and 330 Nm torque at 1900 to 4000 rpm. Maximum torque is attained when driving on low speeds getting ninety per cent of peak torque at 1600 rpm. It offers you the option of five-speed manual transmission and six-speed automatic transmission.
BAIC BJ40 L gives you full control on roads of all types challenging tougher environments and giving you more excitement. Real wheel driving option of BAIC BJ40 L gives the drivers maximum confidence in his driving letting him beat all the rough roads and the off-road feature is displayed on dashboard letting the drive have information about altitude, pressure, height, direction and atmospheric pressure. Fuel economy of BJ40 L is efficient enough to give you a mileage of 100 kilometres with the consumption of 14.9 litres in city and 8.0 litres on highways with a fuel tank capacity of 80 litres and a maximum speed of 160 kilometres per hour.
Exterior design and features:
The construction of BAIC BJ40L is tough and masculine with ultra-high anti-roll frame on front and end ensuring maximum protection to passengers while the roof is strong enough to bear maximum force up to 22240N. Ground clearance is of 210 millimetres let the car roll over all the digs and imperfections easily to ensure maximum comfort to the passengers.
Matted chrome imparted grille on the front is very attractive while LED headlights are given with daytime running lights and some of the features in the exterior area of it include rear window defroster, rear wiper, folding and heated side mirrors and antenna. Seventeen inches alloy wheels not only gives boldness in the overall looks of BJ40 L but also help in attaining maximum road grips with it big all-season tires.
Interior design and features:
Interior of BJ40L is very comfortable and have high-quality leather-covered seats and seating capacity up to five adults, the wheel is also leather-covered that not only gives a deluxe look to the cabin but also help for better hands grip during driving. Driver’s seat is provided with six-way manual adjustment and passenger’s convenience is also kept in mind so does provide with the features including cup holders, power control windows, power doors, sun visor with mirror, and digital clock and air conditioning system.
Seven inches touch screen display is mounted on the dashboard to give you infotainment coupled with Bluetooth connection and your smartphones while audio system consists of six speakers. SAFETY FEATURES include: Anti-lock braking system, Electronic brake force distribution, parking sensors, anti-roll cage, airbags, central locking system and hill hold control system, all ensure the safety of passengers during the journey.
BAIC BJ40 L is expected to give a tough competition to all the all-time favourite SUVs in-country including Toyota Land Cruiser, Toyota Land Cruiser Prado, Toyota Hilux Surf, Toyota RAV4 and Nissan Pathfinder, Wrangler Jeep.
Starting price of BAIC BJ40 L SUV in Pakistan will be around 43-50 lacs Pakistani rupees but its exact price is not announced yet and its official launch is expected till July 2020 in Pakistan.