Chery A13

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Chery A13
Chery Fulwin 2 hatch facelift China 2014-04-15.jpg
Overview
ManufacturerChery
Also calledChery Fulwin 2
Chery Storm 2
Chery Bonus (sedan, Russia)
Chery Very (hatchback, Russia)
Chery Celer (Brazil)
ZAZ Forza (Ukraine)
MVM 315 (Iran)
Production2009–2015 (sedan)
2010–2015 (hatchback)
AssemblyWuhu, Anhui, China
Zaporizhia, Ukraine (ZAZ)
Kerman, Iran (MVM)
Jacareí, Brazil[1]
DesignerTorino Design
Body and chassis
ClassSubcompact car (B)
Body style4-door sedan
5-door hatchback
LayoutFF layout
RelatedChery Tiggo 3x
Powertrain
Engine1.5 L SQR477F I4 (petrol)
Transmission5-speed manual/automatic
Dimensions
Wheelbase2,527 mm (99.5 in)
Length4,269 mm (168.1 in) (sedan, 2009–)
4,139 mm (163.0 in) (hatchback, 2009–)
4,333 mm (170.6 in) (sedan, 2012–)[2]
4,188 mm (164.9 in) (hatchback, 2012–)[3]
Width1,686 mm (66.4 in)
Height1,492 mm (58.7 in)
Curb weight1,200–1,275 kg (2,646–2,811 lb)
Chronology
PredecessorChery A15
SuccessorChery E3

The Chery A13, also known as Fulwin 2, is a subcompact car manufactured by the Chinese automaker Chery. It is the successor of the A15 (Cowin) in the Chery lineup.[4] The car was presented for the first time at the 2008 Beijing Auto Show. A facelifted version was introduced at the 2012 Guangzhou Motor Show.[5]

Its rivals include the FAW Oley, JAC J3, Honda Amaze, Nissan March, Toyota Etios and Suzuki Swift.

Production[edit]

It is also manufactured in Ukraine, since 2011, by the local company AvtoZAZ with the name of ZAZ Forza.[6] A total of 4,138 units were produced in 2011,[7] 2,853 units in 2012,[8] and 1,447 units in 2013.[9] Cars assembled in Ukraine are sold in Russia, as Chery Very (hatchback) and Chery Bonus (liftback).[10]

Engine[edit]

It is powered by a 1.5-litre 16-valve petrol engine of the Chery Acteco family, with a maximum power output of 80 kW (109 PS; 107 bhp) at 6,000 rpm and a maximum torque of 140 N⋅m (103 lb⋅ft) at 3,000 rpm. The top speed is 160 km/h (99 mph).[11]

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Chery inaugura fábrica em Jacareí (SP)" (in Portuguese). Novidades Automotivas. 5 September 2014. Retrieved 30 March 2016.
  2. ^ http://www.cheryinternational.com/model-fulwin2fl.html
  3. ^ http://www.cheryinternational.com/model-fulwin2fl2.html
  4. ^ "Goodbye, Chery Cowin! The new boy is in town! Chery A13". China Car Times. 2008-03-04.
  5. ^ "Facelifted Chery Fulwin 2 debuts at the Guangzhou Auto Show". CarNewsChina.com. 24 November 2012. Retrieved 30 March 2016.
  6. ^ "CJSC "ZAZ" presents the new vehicle". AvtoZAZ. 2011-02-17.
  7. ^ "Results of January- December". AvtoZAZ. 2012-01-17.
  8. ^ "Production results of PJSC "ZAZ" in 2012". ZAZ. 5 February 2013. Retrieved 5 August 2013.
  9. ^ "Results of Production in 2013". ZAZ. 6 February 2014. Retrieved 16 February 2014.
  10. ^ "Chery Very Hatchback Hit Russia's Car Saloons". Wroom.ru. 6 September 2011. Retrieved 25 December 2012.
  11. ^ "Fulwin2 Hatchback Specifications". Chery Automobile. Archived from the original on 2011-10-07. Retrieved 2011-10-09.

External links[edit]

Media related to Chery A13 at Wikimedia Commons