1 Jan 2018
Updated in early 2018, Haval brought in its tweaked H9 flagship large SUV with changes in relation to the criticisms laid at its predecessor from customers and journalists.
A new front grille with five slots, round foglights and reworked lower air intake inform the new front fascia, while a T-bar shifter and new digital instrumentation make up the interior changes.
Power from the turbocharged 2.0-litre four-cylinder petrol engine is up 20kW/26Nm to 180kW of power at 5500rpm and 350Nm of torque from 1800-4500rpm.
The old six-speed automatic is also switched out in favour of a ZF-sourced eight-speed unit to drop official fuel consumption levels to 10.9 litres per 100km.
Available in two flavours, the base Lux came with standard equipment such as satellite navigation, 18-inch wheels, sunroof, and front and rear parking sensors.
Stepping up to the Ultra grade netted heated front and rear seats, heated steering wheel, panoramic sunroof, ventilated and massaging front pews, and electronically folding third row.
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