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Another debutant at Auto Shanghai 2015 is the Chery Tiggo 5 1.5T. The SUV itself isn’t exactly new, of course, being a more upmarket and bigger version of the Tiggo 3.

Note that the Tiggo sold in Malaysia is the Tiggo 3, although ours is the original; in China, the Tiggo 3 has already gone through two facelifts.

The Tiggo 5 version comes equipped with the TCI 1.5 litre turbo DVVT engine that’s available on the Arrizo 7 sedan, and joins the 2.0 DVVT motor already on offer.

Allied to a seven-virtual ratio CVT, the powertrain claims to yield a fuel consumption of 7.2 litres per 100 km, as well as produce 152 hp and 205 Nm of torque. A five-speed manual is also available.

Features include projector headlamps with LED DRLs, 18-inch alloys covered in 225/60 rubbers, C-shaped LED tail lamps, leather seats, a seven-inch touch-screen with reverse camera and navigation plus keyless entry and start on higher variants.

Four variants of the manual are available, priced between 99,900 (RM58,200) and 120,900 yuan (RM70,400) – CVT variants and prices have not yet been revealed at the time of writing.