Faw v5 (muestra y opiñon)
The compact five-seat sedan FAW V5 debuted in Russia at the end of 2012. The car is a development of the model FAW Vita, which in turn was built by the Chinese on the basis of the Japanese Toyota Yaris. The FAW V5 is the next generation model. Exterior sedan is simple and nothing stands out, fully consistent with the budget class of the car. All lines are smooth, the corners are smoothed. Smooth sleek lines of the body pass into a neat trunk shelf and, gradually rounded off, break off at the lower edge of the rear bumper. The front part is decorated with front headlights with large "pupils" reflectors of high and low beam and orange turn signals in the inner corners. Car dimensions: 4290х1680х1500 mm with ground clearance of 130 mm and wheelbase of 2425 mm. The weight of the car is about 995 kg. Fuel tank capacity - 45 liters.
The modest weight of the sedan has a good effect on the technical characteristics of the FAW V5. The car is delivered to the Russian market with only one four-cylinder petrol engine VCT-I. This power unit is equipped with a system of electronic multipoint fuel injection and intelligent systems E-GAS and ISS, which regulate the consumption of gasoline to save it. Used engine has a working volume of 1.5 liters (1497 cm3) and is capable of developing up to 102 hp (75 kW) maximum power at 6000 rpm. In this case, the torque reaches its peak of 135 Nm at 4400 rev / min. The engine is located transversely in front of the car, has an in-line arrangement of cylinders, each of which has 4 valves.
The manufacturer offers only front-wheel drive version of the sedan. Depending on the wishes of the customer, the FAW V5 is equipped with either a five-speed manual transmission or a five-speed automatic. With any of the available boxes sedan can accelerate to 180 km / h. The average fuel consumption in the case of the "mechanics" will be about 5.6 liters per 100 kilometers, the "automatic" will eat the full 6 liters.
The interior is designed in a simple style. The controls are conveniently located on the ergonomic center console. Blue dashboard lights in combination with round shapes of the tachometer, speedometer and fuel gauge greatly facilitates the perception of information. It is noteworthy that the backlight has the ability to adjust the brightness. The front seats are equipped with manual adjustment in 4 directions, have a small lateral support and head restraints. The rear seat is equipped with seat belts, anchorages for child seats and comfortable head restraints. Space in the cabin is not so much, but the passengers of medium size will feel quite comfortable.
A small trunk pleases a large opening, moderate loading height and the presence of a full-size spare wheel under the floor. And saddens protruding wheel arches, significantly reducing its volume.
In FAW V5, in addition to a reinforced body structure, as well as such additional elements as steel beams on the doors, a special energy-absorbing insert under the front bumper, a crash-proof steering column and airbags, a wide range of intelligent technologies were used. Already in the base version, the car is equipped with anti-lock braking system (ABS), electronic brake force distribution (EBD) and electric power steering. In the top-end configuration "Deluxe" wheels are additionally equipped with tire pressure sensors.
Suspension is completely independent. MacPherson racks are installed in front, and a multi-link system is used in the rear. The front disc brakes, rear car is equipped with brake drums.
In the Russian market, the FAW V5 sedan will be available in three versions. The basic equipment "Comfortable" already includes a fairly wide range of functions: fog lights, ISOFIX mounting for child seats, central locking, air conditioning, front el. power windows and electric side mirrors. In the configuration "Comfortable Plus" will increase the rear window, front airbags, CD-audio system with USB-port, e-mail. power windows rear doors and headlight range control. Starting with the configuration "Comfortable Plus" FAW V5 is equipped with 14-inch alloy wheels for 175/65 tires. The top grade "Deluxe" provides for the installation of an intelligent "Start - Stop" system, the use of leather in interior trim and seat trim, as well as a number of other improvements.