Last week, Inchcape Kenya, officially added Changan Auto as part of its portfolio in Kenya. This marked the official entry of the brand into the Kenyan market.
As of 2022, Changan Group was the 5th position among Chinese automobile groups, ranks #1 in China domestic sales, and ranks 2nd as an independent Chinese brand globally. While majority of its sales (93% of a total sale in 2021) still occur within China, international sales are rapidly growing with over 200 000 units sold abroad in 2022.
During the launch, Inchcape unveiled six models in Changan’s innovative range of vehicles. These include Oshan SUV, Alsvin sedan, Hunter pick up, Star 5 minivan, Star 5 mini truck single and double cabin.
Oshan SUV is its flagship model that combines confidence, superiority, and sheer presence with sporty elegance. This SUV is powered by a 1.5L turbocharged engine and has a fuel average of 14-15 km/litre, accelerating from 0 to 100 km/h in just 8.23 seconds.
Below are some of the tech features you can expect to see on the Changan Oshan X7 SUV in Kenya.
Screen in the Changan Oshan X7
The Changan Oshan X7 has a 7-inch digital speedometer and a 10.25-inch capacitive touch screen. The touchscreen display is powered by CarAuto and is equipped with with hands-free calling, phone mirroring for Android and IOS phones, navigation, music streaming, and more.
The 7-inch meter cluster shows fuel efficiency monitoring, tyre health information, car distance monitoring, smart driving control and more.
Connectivity and devices
On the Changan Oshan X7, you can connect to a number of devices. Through CarAuto, it supports phone mirroring for Android and IOS phones. It also supports USB, Aux, iPod, Bluetooth and WiFi. The car has front and rear USB ports too.
Safety and Security
The Changan Oshan X7 has a number of standard safety and driver assistance features such as:
- Dynamic cruise control
- Front and rear Parking sensors
- Smart Keyless Entry + Push Start
- HMI-Enabled Car Diagnostic System
- Advanced TPMS
- Reverse Dynamic Guidelines
- Anti-Lock Brakes
- Traction + Electric Stability Control
- Hill Hold & Descent Control