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Fake replacement, real replacement? How to buy most economical GAC Toyota Ralink

2023/05/16Magazines

On March 23, new GAC Toyota Ralink was officially unveiled. This time, new car will also be available in 6 fuel and 3 twin-engine versions, with an estimated price of 113,800 to 148,800 yuan.

Fake replacement, real replacement? How to buy most economical GAC Toyota Ralink
Fake replacement, real replacement? How to buy most economical GAC Toyota Ralink

Regarding new car, although official said that this time it is a product replacement, in fact, overall change of new car is small, in detail, and biggest highlight will also focus on power system. It is also first product in entire Toyota family to feature a fifth-generation intelligent electric hybrid twin engine.

What is difference between old and new models?

Fake replacement, real replacement? How to buy most economical GAC Toyota Ralink

Let's take a look at this brand new system first. Compared to fourth-generation twin-engine system, this time around new car is still equipped with a hybrid system that combines a 1.8-liter naturally aspirated four-cylinder engine with an Atkinson cycle. motor + electric motor. However, in terms of battery pack, original Ni-MH battery has been replaced with a higher energy density triple lithium battery, and a more powerful motor has been adopted, so overall power of new car has also increased. 15 horsepower over old model, reaching 137 horsepower.

Fake replacement, real replacement? How to buy most economical GAC Toyota Ralink

According to actual experience, it can be found that new car not only has better power output, but after system optimization, engine noise is also better than old model, and overall improvement is quite obvious.

Fake replacement, real replacement? How to buy most economical GAC Toyota Ralink

In addition, configuration of new car has also been optimized, such as adding Toyota Safety Sense 3.0 Zhixing package, and for first time using AI ‚Äč‚Äčalgorithm DNN deep neural network technology, which also adds traffic safety based on old model. Recognition assistance system logo, emergency stop driving system, predictive active driving assistance system.

Fake replacement, real replacement? How to buy most economical GAC Toyota Ralink

In addition, size of central control screen and terminal connection functions such as CarPlay have also been increased in new car, which can be said to greatly improve poor smart car experience on old model.

Should I buy a new model?

In fact, GAC Toyota Ralink has been competing in market for many years. Although it has been replaced, it is obvious that this is done to improve product, increase competitiveness and popularity of product. Judging by product information disclosed, current new car is nevertheless very competitive.

Fake replacement, real replacement? How to buy most economical GAC Toyota Ralink

However, it should be noted that compared to previous generation of products, there really are no obvious advantages between them. Cost-effective, it is also a good time to buy old products.

Fake replacement, real replacement? How to buy most economical GAC Toyota Ralink

According to relevant intelligence channels, in fact, since last June, in order to maintain sales, it can be said that GAC Toyota's terminal discounts are constantly decreasing. Terminal discounts for new cars have already exceeded 30,000 yuan, which can be said to be already. If you choose entry-level version, its landing price is basically controlled within 100,000 yuan, which is actually very cost-effective.

As for new generation models, since they have just been launched, current display of discount in terminal is not clear, so interested friends are advised to wait a bit, and it is worth noting that if you choose Fuel version, you can actually buy new and old models. There will be less differences between products, so it's better to buy old products directly.