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Changan Q05: Compact SUV with Plug-In Hybrid Power and Stylish Design

Jan 25, 2024

Changan Q05: Compact SUV with Plug-In Hybrid Power and Stylish Design

The Changan Q05 is the third model under the brand, positioned as a compact SUV. As the brand’s first SUV model, it still adopts the simple design of the Changan brand family. At the same time, the entire series adopts plug-in hybrid power, and is equipped with a rich practical and technological configuration, focusing on home use. So, which model of the new car is the most worthy of choice? This issue of “Car Buying Guide” will provide a detailed interpretation for everyone.

Changan Q05: Compact SUV with Plug-In Hybrid Power and Stylish Design

Changan Q05 has launched 5 models, including 2 CLTC pure electric with a range of 60km and 3 CLTC pure electric with a range of 125km, priced from 119,900 to 149,900 yuan (21130$). Buyers can also enjoy cash gifts, renewal gifts, full electric gifts, maintenance gifts, and peace of mind gifts. I. Brief Description of Models

Changan Q05: Compact SUV with Plug-In Hybrid Power and Stylish Design

In terms of exterior design, the Changan Q05 adopts a simple family-style design. The front end features a closed grille and dynamic headlights. The straight lines at the bottom of the front bumper and the vertical decorations on the sides add depth to the front end. Moving to the side, it has a clean design with an attractive waistline extending from the headlights to the C-pillar. The raised front and rear wheel arches also add a sense of power to the side profile.

Changan Q05: Compact SUV with Plug-In Hybrid Power and Stylish Design

The Chang’an Q05 offers two wheel sizes. The 60 Lite and 125 Air models come with 18-inch wheels, while the other models have 19-inch wheels. The 18-inch wheels are paired with 225/60 R18 tires, and the 19-inch wheels are paired with 225/55 R19 tires.

Changan Q05: Compact SUV with Plug-In Hybrid Power and Stylish Design

The Changan Q05 offers 6 body colors to choose from: Dazzling Gray, Moonlight White, Starry Blue, Star Diamond Black, Dynamic Red, and Atomic Gray. The editor personally prefers Starry Blue and Dynamic Red for their vibrant and energetic feel. Dazzling Gray and Atomic Gray also have a good texture and are more stable. Everyone can choose according to their preferences.

Changan Q05: Compact SUV with Plug-In Hybrid Power and Stylish Design

In terms of interior, the Changan Q5 adopts a different design style from the Changan A05. The dashboard is embedded and the central control screen is not vertical, but adopts a horizontal suspended design. However, the flat three-spoke multifunction steering wheel is still retained, giving it a futuristic look. As an SUV model, the interior space will be larger, so the new car also performs well in terms of storage space.

Changan Q05: Compact SUV with Plug-In Hybrid Power and Stylish Design

In terms of powertrain, the Changan Q05 is equipped with a plug-in hybrid powertrain. The 1.5L naturally aspirated engine has a maximum power of 81kW. The electric motor is available in high and low power versions, with total power of 158kW and 140kW respectively, paired with an E-CVT transmission. The vehicle offers a choice between an 18.99kWh lithium iron phosphate battery and a 9.07kWh ternary lithium battery.