The GWM C10 as second hand cars for sale in PretoriaPosted by Eduan Van Rooyen on Feb 6, 2013 in Second hand cars | Comments Off
Want a hatchback with a very different look? The stylish GWM C10 as second hand cars for sale in Pretoria might be just the vehicle you need.
GWM, which stands for Great Wall Motors, has only been in South Africa for a few years. They demanded attention with their single and double cab bakkies, and now they have entered the hatchback segment with the C10. The C10 is the replacement for the Florid and with its desirable retro look; this Chinese manufactured vehicle has a promising air about it.
Specifications for the GWM C10 as second hand cars for sale in Pretoria:
Dimensions (LxWxH) 3810×1705×1540
Track Front/Rear (mm) 1472/1460
Wheelbase (mm) 2460
Kerb/Tare Mass (Kg) 1113
GVM (Kg) 1535
Approach/Departure angle (Degrees) 16/25
Engine Type: GW4G15
No of Cylinders: 4 In Line
Fuel Supply: Multi-Point Fuel Injection
Cycle: 4 Stroke
Displacement (Cm3): 1497
Compression Ratio: 10.5 : 1
Maximum Power (kW/rpm) 77kW @ 6000Rpm
Maximum Torque (Nm/rpm) 138Nm @ 4200Rpm
Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres) 40L
Brakes Front/Rear: Ventilated Discs / Solid Discs
Cooling System: Water Cooled
Gearbox: 5 speed manual
Front Suspension: MacPherson Strut
Rear Suspension: Trailing arm twist beam composite
Tyre Sizes Front / Rear: 185 /65 R 15
Axle Configuration: 4 x 2
Drive: Front Wheel Drive
Ground Clearance (mm) (Laden) 130
Turning Circle (m): 9.9
The front view is dominated by a very distinctive V-shaped chrome grille, distinguished by a series of chrome-plated near vertical strakes either side of centre. The ulimatedriver.co.za was impressed with the overall look and said: “the external attributes are excellent if you value close panel gaps and good panel alignment, alongside strikingly glossy paintwork that’s got the measure of most obvious rivals.”
How does the GWM C10 handle and perform as second hand cars for sale in Pretoria?
According to autoworld.com, the light clutch action and small turning circle make it an ideal car for town driving, and it’s easy to park and maneuver in a confined space. They found the gear-change in the test car to be a bit slow through the “gate”, but it was fine for normal driving. Ride comfort was good, and the brakes responded well in an emergency stop.
The ultimatedriver.com said they would have liked to see a sixth gear as the C10 could use the extra 600 to 700 rev’s when in top gear.
Go test drive the C10 as second hand cars for sale in Pretoria and get a feel for the GWM brand.