United Motors has lastly launched the much-awaited United Bravo in Pakistan, and held an official launch occasion this Saturday in Lahore.
The 800cc hatchback is supposed to compete with Pak Suzuki’s Mehran, that has remained a top-selling unit within the native business since over 20 years. United Bravo comes with quite a lot of enhancements compared to its rivals, comparable to higher security and drive-assist options.
We already know most of its particulars, due to leaks and rumors that got here in earlier forward of its official unveiling.
As seen earlier, Bravo is a rebadged Dahe 350, a China-made hatchback, that has a well-known 3-cylinder Euro II engine able to producing 50 bhp and 60 nm torque – an identical engine is current within the Suzuki Mehran.
United Bravo — A Comparability
As predicted, the brand new hatchback has important adjustments over its rival, it options energy steering, energy home windows, central locking, fog lights, rear view digicam, alloy wheels, and a touchscreen media panel on the console. And all that at a good value of Rs. 850,000, as introduced by United at its Lahore occasion.
This might make issues unfavorable for Pak Suzuki, as United Bravo has an aggressive value, and prices virtually the identical as a Mehran VXR (the air-conditioned variant). Moreover, the automobile can also be anticipated to have an effect on Suzuki WagonR – one other hatchback with a value beginning at Rs. 1,114,000.
Its a comparatively newer addition to Suzuki’s lineup, made accessible just a few years in the past, although it noticed a large 82% enhance in gross sales quantity in 2017. It has a 1000cc Ok-series engine, and is available in two variants, specifically VXR and VXL.
Do notice that even the WagonR VXL (the upper variant, value Rs. 1,234,000) lacks a number of options which can be current within the United Bravo, comparable to energy home windows for all seats, rear digicam, and a contemporary infotainment system. The value distinction between the 2 automobiles is fairly important at Rs. 384,000.
We’ve drawn a comparability chart so that you can examine the three automobiles, and test the characteristic record for your self under:
|Function||United Bravo||Suzuki Mehran VX||Suzuki Mehran VXR||Suzuki Wagon R VXR||Suzuki Wagon R VXL|
|Energy home windows||All 4 seats||X||X||X||Solely entrance seats|
|Rear window defroster||✔||X||X||✔||✔|
|Value||Rs. 850,000||Rs. 726,000||Rs. 840,000||Rs. 1,114,000||Rs. 1,234,000|
Suzuki has already determined to discontinue Mehran VX and VXR by the top of April subsequent 12 months. Although as well as, the corporate may also have to make adjustments to its WagonR to be able to compete with United Bravo.
Its launch may make a much bigger influence in Pakistan’s creating auto market, and is anticipated to push different key producers to concentrate on delivering options as a substitute of the standard degraded merchandise which were constantly bought domestically.
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