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Chery vs. Geely: SA’s car’ battle

Chery has down the gauntlet by announcing most affordable new car after a of upgrades. Geely’s GC2 might something to say about that it has aircon, a feature only on the QQ3 for an extra R5000…

A week or so Wheels 24 reported that automaker Geely had launched it claimed was the cheapest one-litre, car in the country giving the rest of econoboxes a serious run for their at R89 900. The GC2, the automaker adding that it out-performed in its class — on the road and its standard kit. It’s a hatch based on the LC .


Rival Chinese Chery now claims that its QQ3 900) offers even value with a number of and improvements, except it doesn’t standard aircon, which the price by R5000 — in fact puts them on par How does Chery’s latest compare to Geely’s offering? on that later on.

Chery MD Brett Soso said: are a number of changes to the latest which arrived in SA recently. under the skin and improve the experience but those that are include new seat trim, wheel, gear shifter and console, while a radio/CD is now on the TE model (PRICE OF TE).

“Hub caps are fitted to the 0.8 TE which previously had only steel rims while the 0.8 TX 900) gets alloy and remote central locking. is optional on the TE, standard on the TX.

Aircon R5000 to the price of the TE, while the TX is at R94 900.

Both versions are by a 38kW/70Nm 800cc three-cylinder driving a five-speed manual Fuel consumption is listed as 6.8 with emissions of 156gm/km.

For those wanting more a higher specification QQ3 TXE is available a 50kW/90Nm 1100cc four-cylinder Claimed fuel consumption is 5.7 with emissions of 133 gm/km.


The 1.1 TXE is at R103 900 add adds aircon, with USB, power and side-mirrors, sunroof. Anti-lock electronic brake-pressure distribution and two airbags are standard.

All models with a three-year or 100 000km

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Soso said: The QQ3 has played a role in establishing Chery in Africa and we are pleased that we can now an even better level of equipment while retaining the position as the most affordable new car on the market.


QQ3 TE certainly has many features associated with vehicles over R100 000 but how does it up against Geely’s GC2? the latter has a 997cc three-cylinder engine capable of 50kW/88Nm, so an extra 12kW/18Nm over the Both Chery and Geely’s are backed by a three-year or 100 000km

Niceties included in the GC2’s are halogen lights, front and fog lights, power door dual-coloured fabric seat remote-controlled central locking, four three-point seat driver’s belt warning, buzzer, rear windscreen with defrosting and demisting, tyres wrapping steel radio with USB and AUX sockets and even a fire extinguisher.

In terms of kit and price the GC2 (R89 trumps the base-specced Chery standard aircon but hey, not spending your money.

do you think if the new Geely GC2 and Chery’s Which one would you purchase and Email us and we’ll publish thoughts on Wheels 24 .

BATTLE OF THE Chery’s spruced QQ3 (top) on Geely’s GC2 in the battle for SA’s new car title. Image: Chery/Geely alt= height=200 width=305

BATTLE OF THE CHEAPIES: Chery’s QQ3 (top) takes on Geely’s GC2 in the for SA’s cheapest new car title. Chery/Geely

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