Changhe-Suzuki Releases 1.4L Liana Hatchback–Liana a+October 18th, 2010 | Posted in Changhe | New Cars | Suzuki
While it bowed out of other major markets three years ago, Suzuki Liana (called Aerio in America) survives and gets new blood in China.
With the release of the 1.4-liter hatchback version, named "Liana a+," today, Changhe-Suzuki hopes to regain some lost ground in the 1.2L-1.5L segment. This is despite the fact that there are already four Suzuki entries there–Beidouxing (Wagon R from Changhe-Suzuki), Landy (Changhe-Suzuki), Lingyang (Chang’an-Suzuki), Swift (Chang’an-Suzuki), which will be joined by the Splash supermini from Changhe-Suzuki early next year.
Externally, the 5-door Liana a+ is just a facelifted version of the existing 1.6L hatchback. It becomes 30mm wider; the grille and front fog lamps are re-designed; sunroof is offered on the luxury II edition.
Under the hood, it gets the 1.4-liter K14B-C rated at 73kW/5900rpm and 134Nm/4800rpm. A slightly different version is found on Beidouxing and Landy.
Three trim levels are unveiled: standard, luxury I and II. A 5-speed manual transmission is standard on all.
The Liana a+ will be sold alongside the 1.6L Liana sedan and hatchback with prices ranging from 62,800-70,800 yuan.
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