Sojitz G Auto Philippines (SGAP), the exclusive distributor of Geely is extending the launch discount of its newest compact SUV, the Azkarra (read here for the full specs and details).
Customers who reserve an Azkarra is entitled to a P 100,000 discount until July 31, 2020. This brings the starting price of this CR-V or Forester-sized SUV to just P 1.338-million for the 4x2, and P 1.498-million for the 4x4.
Dubbed “the most beautiful SUV in China,” the Azkarra incorporates consumer feedback, especially when it comes to its design and user interface. Standard features include 18-inch alloy wheels, LED head- and taillights, power adjustable driver’s seat, and a 12.3-inch infotainment display with 8 speakers.
For the Philippine market, the Azkarra is headlined by the segment’s first MHEV powertrain. The mild hybrid technology boosts the fuel efficiency by up to 15 percent (up to 14.7 km/L based on Geely tests) while developing a stout 190 horsepower and 300 Nm of torque. For the 4x2 variant, the same 177-horsepower, 255 Nm of torque 1.5-liter turbocharged 3-cylinder engine from the Coolray is used. The non-MHEV uses a 6-speed torque converter automatic, while the MHEV variant uses a 7-speed wet-type dual clutch.
Setting a competitive price range among compact SUVs, Geely Auto Group CEO An Conghui said the “the Geely Azkarra, is an affordable luxury SUV. With its technological power, refined interior, healthy space, and safety features, the Geely Azkarra will bring a more enjoyable experience to your high-quality life.”