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BYD G5 sedan will hit the Chinese car market in September

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The brand new BYD G5 sedan will be launched on the Chinese car market in September. Price will start around 100.000 yuan and end around 130.000 yuan. The BYD G5 debuted in April on the 2014 Beijing Auto Show.

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The BYD G5 is a new addition to the BYD line-up, it will be positioned between the BYD F3 and the BYD G6. Power will come from a 1.5 turbo four cylinder petrol engine with 154hp and 240nm, mated to a six-speed DSG.

A hybrid variant will become available in 2015. The hybrid drivetrain consists of the 1.5 liter turbo and a 149hp/200nm  electric motor with 149hp and 200nm, good for a combined output is  303hp and 440nm. Price for the hybrid will start around 150.000 yuan.

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The G5 is equipped with a new infotainment system called ‘CarPad’. Users can surf the interwebs, check microblogs such as Weibo (very important in China), find their way, watch movies, and listen to music played from the on-board flash drive. CarPad runs on Google Android.

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4 COMMENTS

  1. Where’s the story about the new higher density battery that BYD has invented that will extend BYD’s EV cars driving range?

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