Chevrolet continues the roll out of mild-hybrid techniques on its Chinese language lineup with the Orlando crossover / MPV.
The five- or seven-seat mannequin will get the identical mild-hybrid powertrain because the Monza that debuted final month. Extra particularly, the system combines the present 1.3-liter Ecotec turbocharged three-cylinder engine with a six-speed DSS begin/cease transmission, a 48V electrical motor, 48V energy battery, energy administration module and hybrid management unit.
GM didn’t reveal the output nevertheless it’s secure to imagine it delivers the identical energy as on the Monza – 161 HP (163 PS). Based on GM China, the mild-hybrid system has 5 working modes: Auto Begin, E-boost, Sensible Cost, Brake Power Regeneration and E-idle.
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Due to electrification, the Orlando is claimed to offer “a extra highly effective, smoother and quieter driving expertise when beginning, accelerating, cruising and braking.” The gasoline effectivity stands to achieve as properly, reaching 6.1 l/100 km (38.5 mpg US / 46.Three mpg UK). That’s a 9 p.c enchancment over the Orlando outfitted with the usual powertrain.
The Chevy Orlando additionally comes with the brand new MyLink+ in-vehicle infotainment system, which integrates cell phone connectivity with OnStar to assist an array of leisure options and capabilities. Customers get 100 GB of free OnStar 4G LTE knowledge service yearly.
In whole, Chinese language clients have 5 new Orlando mild-hybrid variants to select from, together with five- and seven-seat fashions as sporty Redline variants. Costs vary between RMB136,900 ($19,350) and RMB159,900 ($22,600).