The Chery brand has begun production of a new fourth-generation G4G15 engine model, which will appear in the second quarter of 2023. This was announced on January 16 by the press service of the company.
The new engine model with increased performance and low fuel consumption is the first representative of a new, fourth generation of power units. The engine has two-point fuel injection, separate cooling of the block and cylinder head, dual thermostat (electronic thermostat / double-acting thermostat), EGR system with liquid cooling of the intercooler.
Compared to the second generation engine, the fourth generation engine’s specific weight is reduced by 30%, fuel consumption is reduced by 12%, and low and medium speed torque is increased by 10%.
The company believes that the new power unit will bring Chery cars to a new technological level.
The press service of the brand noted that in recent years, nine models of Chery engines have entered the top ten engines in China. Power units of the brand are exported to the USA, Turkey, Germany, Japan and other countries of the world.
On January 11, Avtostat reported that at the end of 2022, Chery became the most popular Chinese brand in Russia. In 2022, residents of the Russian Federation became the owners of 39.3 thousand new cars of this brand. The second place was taken by Haval brand products: 34.1 thousand cars. On the third – Geely: 26.7 thousand units. The experts specified that these three brands accounted for 82% of all new Chinese passenger cars purchased in 2022.