Chery Cowin-1 Subcompact

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Cowin 1 is the entry model in Chery’s Cowinn series. It is essentially a face-lifted QQ6, with which it shares a 2340mm wheelbase. The low-cost notchback was released on May 27, 2010. For 2012, it got a new front grille, the design of which was characteristic of the Cowin family. No upgrades had been made for 2013 and 2014.

Popularity of the supermini declined steadily since its release, as sales fell from 30,672 units in 2011 to 15,536 in 2012 and 7,245 in 2013.

2012 Chery Cowin1 1.0 MT Standard 1.0 MT Comfort 1.0 MT Navi 1.3 AMT Comfort
Price: MSRP (Chinese Yuan) 39,900 42,900 45,900 54,900
Date of Market Launch
Feb. 21, 2012
Powertrain
Engine
CAC-SQR371F 1.0L 3C 12V DOHC
ACTECO-SQR473F 1.3L 4C 16V DOHC
Peak Power (kW/rpm)
51/6000
62/5750
Max. Torque (Nm/rpm)
93/3500-4500
122/3800-4500
Transmission
5MT
5AMT
Suspension Front
MacPherson
Suspension Rear
Trailing arm
Drivetrain
FF
Brakes (front/rear)
Disc/drum
Top Speed (km/h)
145
160
Steering
Hydraulic power assisted
Fuel & Emissions
Fuel Economy (L/100km at 60km/h)
4.1
4.5
Tank Capacity (L)
45
Emission Level
China/Euro IV, OBD
Dimensions
Overall Length (mm)
4150
Overall Width (mm)
1640
Overall Height (mm)
1535
Wheelbase (mm)
2340
Track (front/rear, mm)
1420/1420
Ground Clearance (mm)
155
Turning Radius (m)
4.8
Curb Weight (kg)
900
1040
Seating Capacity
5
  1.0 MT Standard 1.0 MT Comfort 1.0 MT Navi 1.3 AMT Comfort
Exterior  
Tires
175/60 R14
Halogen Headlights S S S S
Front Fog Lamps N S S S
Power Exterior Mirrors S S S S
Interior  
Instant Fuel Economy Monitor S S S S
Power Windows S S S S
Power Door Locks S S S S
Leather Seats N S S S
Number of Speakers 2 2 2 2
Radio/UBS S S S S
GPS, LCD N N S N
Air Conditioner S S S S
  1.0 MT Standard 1.0 MT Comfort 1.0 MT Navi 1.3 AMT Comfort
Safety  
ABS+EBD N S S S
Energy-absorbing Steering Column S S S S
Side-impact Door Beams S S S S
Electronic Anti-theft System N N N S
Remote Key S S S S
Back-up Radar N S S S

S=Standard, O=Optional, N=Not available

Last Update: August 19, 2012