Great Wall H6, also known as Great Wall Haval H6, is a compact SUV made by Chinese manufacturer Great Wall Motors. The car is built in China and Bulgaria (from knock-down kits, for the European market) and as of October 2015 became the best selling SUV in China. The car featured here is a European full-spec version with turbo diesel engine and manual transmission. Great Wall H6 has many components made by world-renowned suppliers like Bosch, Delphi, and Honeywell.
Make: Great Wall
Model: Great Wall H6 / Great Wall H6 2.0 TCI Premium 4×4
Body type: SUV, 5 seats
Price without VAT: 19,755 Euros
Engine: 2.0-litre (1,998 cc) in-line four-cylinder transverse mounted turbo diesel engine, common rail direct injection. The maximum output is 105 kW / 143 PS/hp at 4,000 rpm and peak torque is 310 Nm (approx. 228 ft-lbs) available between 1,800 and 2,800 rpm.
Transmission: 6-speed manual transmission and All Wheel Drive (AWD)
Tyres: Hankook Winter i*cept evo 225/65 R17 102H
Acceleration 0-100 km/h (0-62 mph): 11.2 seconds
Top speed: 180 km/h
Declared average fuel consumption: 6.8 liters of diesel per 100 km
Emissions: EU5, 175 g CO2/km
Fuel tank (l): 58
Dimensions (mm): L 4,640 / w 1,825 / h 1,690 (1,745 with roof rails)
Luggage compartment capacity (l): 808-2,010
Wheelbase (mm): 2,680
Weight (DIN/EU): 1,725 kg/1,800 kg
Front suspension: Independent McPherson struts, coil springs, sway bar.
Rear suspension: Independent, multi-link, coil springs, sway bar.
Main standard equipment
Frontal airbags for driver and front passenger, side airbags for driver and front passenger, curtain airbags for front and rear passengers; ABS; ESC/ESP; TPMS (Tyre Pressure Monitoring System); HHC (hill start assist); height and depth adjustable steering column; board computer; USB; AUX-IN; rearview camera; rear parking sensors; cruise control; beige leather interior; leather steering wheel; automatic air conditioning; 4 electrically powered windows; PEPS (keyless entry and start); black tinted rear windows; electrically adjustable front seats; heated front seats; armrest fitted for driver and passenger; rear central armrest with cupholders; heated side mirrors and electrically adjustable; sunroof; 17-inch alloy wheels.
Main optional equipment (price in Euros, without VAT)
Black Metallic Paint (310); roof rails (147).
+ very easy to drive
+ very roomy
+ silent suspension
+ very good ride quality
+ excellent luggage compartment, with shelf
+ decent engine performance
+ start/stop keeps the engine off for a long time
+ high-quality key fob
– light and artificial steering feedback
– sluggish gearbox
– poor infotainment graphics and software
– no dynamic guiding lines for rearview camera
Driven by Adrian M. for 778 km, 6.9 l/100 km average fuel consumption, 16,953 km total mileage of the car.
Filmed at AFI Palace Cotroceni