After an extended gestation that began method again in December 2021, Chery’s return to the Malaysian market was made official yesterday evening. The model relaunch occasion additionally noticed the official debut of the Omoda 5 and Tiggo 8 Professional SUVs as the primary fashions of Chery’s new period right here.
Earlier than yesterday, we introduced you previews of what’s coming subsequent from the corporate’s base in Wuhu, in addition to previews of the native spec Omoda 5 and Tiggo 8 Professional. The one issues that remained a thriller was the pricing (Omoda 5 RM108,800 to RM118,800; Tiggo 8 Professional RM159,800) and guarantee bundle.
The latter is a spectacular, headline grabbing announcement – an engine guarantee of 10 years or a million km. However as with all issues, look out for the asterisk pointing to phrases and circumstances. Right here, the 10-year engine guarantee is just for the early birds, particularly the primary 3,000 patrons.
Nevertheless, even should you’re buyer quantity 3,001, the guarantee ain’t unhealthy. To counter destructive notion of vehicles from China and to place to mattress any reliability issues, Chery Malaysia is providing a automobile guarantee of seven years or 150,000 km. As soon as the 10-year engine guarantee is absolutely claimed, engine will fall underneath the seven-year/150,000 km normal guarantee.
If for no matter motive you actually want the 10-year guarantee, you should buy and prolonged guarantee bundle (EWP) that can convey your engine guarantee again to 10 years. The EWP worth is RM2,000 – basically, the primary 3,000 patrons will get a ‘free present price RM2,000’.
There may even be 5 years of free service, however Chery’s wording is quite liberal right here. This isn’t the identical as among the true free service packages on the market, the place you fork out nothing as a result of elements and labour are included. As a substitute, the ‘free’ portion right here is labour expenses (elements not included) for alternating companies (free this time, pay the subsequent time). The service interval is each 10,000 km or six months.
We’ve lined the Omoda 5 and Tiggo 8 Professional in full, so click on on the hyperlinks to learn extra. What do you consider Chery’s worth/bundle and guarantee?
GALLERY: 2023 Chery Omoda 5
GALLERY: 2023 Chery Tiggo 8 Professional