The Chinese machine is little-known but worthy substitute for the Japanese SUVs in Russia. Domestic blogger decided to test whether a good “Rover” from China.
The expert described the strengths of “clone” Land Cruiser Prado – Haval H9, and at the same time remembered that according to some motorists, this car is better than the original. “Prado is not needed?”, called a review blogger. In part, he agreed with that, because “Chinese” is a body-on-frame SUV with powerful engines, rich functionality and a price tag lower than “Japanese”.
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After updating the model, Haval H9 received diesel unit 2.0 impact 190 HP in addition, after restyling 2-litre petrol engine cars became more efficient, and delivers power 245 HP Both engines are equipped with 8 automatic ZF transmission. The expert recalled that the Toyota Prado is equipped with a diesel engine a thrust of 2.8 177 BHP petrol unit and 2.7 impact 163 HP that is, “Chinese” significantly more powerful Japanese cars.
Haval H9 update got the rear differential. The blogger noted that the full drive model is realized through the coupling that connects the front axle, but the car is reduction gearing. Therefore, “Chinese” can be considered as the SUV.
In the cabin of Haval H9, everything looks solid. The interior is cozy and has nothing extra. Materials are selected in such a way that the interior looked expensive. According to the blogger, the interior of the SUV is no worse than a Toyota Prado.
Despite the advantages of the Haval H9, the blogger said that this car will receive the maximum score only from those who did not go to the Toyota Prado. According to experts, the Chinese model has a stiffer suspension that is not always good in the conditions of Russian roads, and the Japanese SUV for him to ride much nicer. In addition, the wheel H9 is “heavier” than the Prado, which affects the comfort of “Chinese”. In defense of the recent expert praised its automatic transmission, because it works quietly and without a hitch.
The blogger complained about the brakes Haval H9. Them to large and heavy SUV is not enough “tenacity”, but because there is a sense of insecurity in the car, which does not occur in the Toyota Prado.