You Can Get A Haval Big Dog Hi4 PHEV With Less Than $25k

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Haval has officially launched its Second-Generation Big Dog Hi4 plug-in hybrid SUV into the market, offering consumers a compelling option with a price tag of $24,900. Powering this SUV is Great Wall Motor’s Hi4 plug-in hybrid system, which consists of a 1.5T engine and dual motors coupled with a 2-speed DHT transmission. The 1.5T engine boasts a maximum power output of 167 hp, a peak torque of 243 Nm, and an impressive thermal efficiency rating of 41.5%. Meanwhile, the front and rear motors deliver maximum powers of 95 hp and 203 hp, respectively, with a combined torque of 750 Nm. Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h takes just 6.3 seconds, showcasing the vehicle's agility. Furthermore, the SUV is equipped with a 19.09 kWh lithium iron phosphate battery pack, enabling a pure electric range of 102 km (NEDC) and supporting DC fast charging.

Haval Big Dog Hi4

Prospective buyers have the choice of five exterior colors: gray, white, black, orange, and brown. The dimensions of the car measure 4705/1908/1780 mm, with a wheelbase of 2810 mm. The standard seating configuration accommodates five passengers, while the standard trunk volume stands at 483 L, expandable to 1,362 L when the rear seats are folded down.

In terms of design, the new car retains much of its predecessor's appearance, featuring a matrix structure polygonal grille adorned with the iconic blue Haval logo at the front, complemented by round headlights. At the rear, the addition of a new “Hi4” tail badge distinguishes it from previous models. Positioned as a light off-road SUV, the Haval Second-Generation Big Dog Hi4 offers a ground clearance of 200 mm, an approach angle of 24°, a departure angle of 30°, and supports seven driving modes, including economy, sports, mud, and sand. Tire specifications have been upgraded to 245/55, enhancing overall performance.

Haval Big Dog Hi4 PHEV interior

Inside the cabin, drivers are greeted with a modern cockpit featuring a 14.6-inch central control screen, a 12.3-inch full LCD instrument panel, a HUD, and a four-spoke steering wheel. Physical buttons are conveniently located below the central control screen for easy access. Additional features include wireless phone charging, voice recognition, OTA (over-the-air) updates, WiFi hotspot connectivity, and mobile app remote control, enabling users to manage functions such as seat heating/ventilation, lighting, and air conditioning remotely.

Haval Big Dog Hi4 PHEV

Furthermore, the SUV is equipped with advanced driving assistance capabilities facilitated by 22 sensors, including 12 ultrasonic radars, five millimeter-wave radars, and five cameras, ensuring enhanced safety and convenience for the driver and passengers alike.

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