The conceptual crossover DongFeng AX3 is ready to be launched into Chinese Auto market.

July 12, 2015 at 9:05 pm

In April at the Shanghai Auto Show the DongFeng Company presented AX3 model that was positioned as a concept car. After successful pre-production testing, Chinese brand announced the launch of manufacturing of the new SUV. This information was published on the website of the company. The new compact crossover Dongfeng AX3 will be available on the Chinese market in September of this year. The price will start from 65 000 Yuan (carmakers plan to sell the new model in other countries but the cost is not determined yet). The new SUV will take a place below AX7 model in the DongFeng line-up.

Dongfeng AX3 production model image

Dongfeng AX3 production model image

It has also become known some technical details of a novelty. The main motor of the base version will be a 1, 4 liter turbocharged engine with the capacity of 140 horsepower. The drivers can also buy the AX3 crossover with 1, 5-liter atmospheric engine delivering 115 hp. There will be two variants of a transmission: 6-speed manual or automatic with the same range.

The compact crossover Dongfeng AX3 photo

The compact crossover Dongfeng AX3 photo

The AX3 dimensions: 4518 mm long, 1740 mm wide, 1562 mm high with the 2620 mm wheelbase, which is a bit smaller if to compare with a “big brother” – the crossover AX7.