The second generation Haval Big Dog was officially launched in Shenzhen on February 27th. The new car will have both a fuel version and a new energy model. from 135,800 to 156,800 yuan.
Besides fuel version, second generation Haval Big Dog also launched a new energy model for first time. The new vehicle released two models: DHT-PHEV 105km Plus tidal version and 50km DHT-PHEV tidal version. version Price range is 16.28-17.58 ten thousand yuan. The Haval II Big Dog continues light off-road trappings while also introducing latest DHT hybrid technology. more abundant use cases.
In terms of looks, second generation Haval Big Dog continued design of dog category and added more design details. The design of double round lights is an iconic element of dog-type models. The second-generation large dog has a more detailed internal structure, such as LED in middle uses a playful "dog bone" shape, which is more in line with image of dog models. The second generation Haval Big Dog also uses digital style grille design, and shape of air intakes on both sides is also full of wild taste, which also echoes design theme of model.
The side still continues hardcore design language. The wheel's thick brows have a rivet design, which can not only give a wilder look, but also protect body to a certain extent. Also shown on side is second-generation Haval Big Dog off-road base with a minimum ground clearance of 200 mm, an approach angle of 24 ° and an exit angle of 30 °, road surface is out of question. .
New round taillights give tail a more lively look, give it a thicker feel, and have an extended design above taillight cluster. The interior also has elements that echo headlights. The "dog bone" shape gives a good effect after lighting. The simple rear is more in line with expectations of young people from this type of car.
The interior design focuses on technology style, equipped with latest Coffee OS smart cockpit system, and a 14.3-inch floating screen is located on center console to provide a powerful enough multimedia experience. At same time, hardcore style is also used in layout. In addition to left-right symmetry, navigator also has an independent armrest, allowing passengers to better support body when driving off-road. The material used also continues kindness of dog category. The entire center console is wrapped in soft materials, and gear area is also covered in leather, so you can get a good experience on parts that come into contact with skin.
The power aspect is also noteworthy in Haval II Big Dog. Let's look at fuel version first. The Haval II Big Dog provides two different sets of clean fuel power. The 1.5T model has maximum power. 184 horsepower and maximum torque of 275 Nm in combination with a 7DCT gearbox. The 2.0T model has a maximum output of 238 horsepower and a maximum torque of 385 Nm, which matches 9DCT transmission. Both sets of powertrains are well booked, especially 2.0T model, which also features a 9DCT horizontal gearbox, rare in same class. The 2.0T all-wheel drive model is also equipped with an electronically controlled mechanical differential lock on rear axle, which allows second generation Haval Big Dog to have a stronger ability to get out of trouble, as well as better handle various off-road scenarios.
The DHT-PHEV model is highlight of second generation Big Dog. It is also first new energy model added to dog category. The system is based on a 1.5t hybrid engine and a two-speed DHT gearbox. The total system power reaches 240 kW, total system torque reaches 530 Nm, official WLTC fuel consumption is 5.92 l/100 km, and theoretical full NEDC battery life is 1000 km+. In addition to battery life, DHT-PHEV model also provides an external discharge function, which is very suitable for today's camping culture.
The second generation Haval Big Dog showed enough sincerity after its launch. First of all, product line is rich enough to provide fuel version and DHT-PHEV products with two different types of power, especially emergence of DHT-PHEV models. The Haval dog category has officially entered new energy runway, further expanding scope of second generation large Haval dogs, giving consumers more choice. In terms of price, second-generation Haval big dog is also quite accommodating. In entire series of cars there is not even a real minimum configuration. The seemingly "entry level" 1.5T Chaoye Plus is equipped with a "small full configuration" comparable to top configuration. The models also reflect Haval II's understanding of market demand, which will pave way for better Haval II sales. With completion of Haval II Big Dog market layout, Haval II Big Dog continues previous hardcore lineup.As one of few car series at same price that focuses on off-road and fun attributes, actual dynamic performance of Haval II Big Dog is worth looking forward to, we also look forward to further exploring potential Haval Big Dog of second generation in a subsequent test drive.