Geely Okavango fuel consumption: How efficient is this seven-seater? 

Updated Aug 22, 2022 | Same topic: Best Advice for Car Buyers

For its size, it’s actually pretty decent.  

By now, many of you are probably eying the Geely Okavango as your next family ride. It is spacious, reasonably specced, and most of all, it is relatively affordable. Many also think that this crossover from Geely also looks great, so there’s that. 

A picture of the Geely Okavango

The Geely Okavango Urban

But with fuel pricing being unstable (for a lack of a better term), most of you are probably wondering about the Geely Okavango’s fuel consumption figures? Well, let’s talk about that. 

Geely Okavango: Summary of Specs 

Before talking about the Okavango’s fuel consumption ratings, let us first get to know it a little bit better. 

Size-wise, this Geely-made seven-seater model is 4,835mm long, 1,900mm wide, and 1,785mm in height. It also has a wheelbase length of 2,815mm.  

A picture of the Geely Okavango's engine bay

The Okavango's 1.5-liter inline-3 gasoline engine

Under its hood is a 1.5-liter inline-3 gasoline engine paired with a seven-speed wet type dual-clutch gearbox. The said tranny sends power to all four of its wheels.  

Of note, this model is also a mild hybrid. Specifically, it uses a 48-volt Electric Motor Synergy system which is able to complement the output of its combustion engine. In total, the Okavango 2022 can produce up to 190 horsepower and 300 Nm of torque. This makes it one of the more powerful models in its price range. 

Note also that the recommended Geely Okavango fuel type is 92 octane gasoline as a minimum.  

A picture of the Geely Okavango's interior highlighting the dashboard.

The Okavango's front cabin

The Philippine-spec model also comes with a competent safety kit. It has six airbags, cruise control, anti-lock braking with electronic brake-force distribution, hill-start assist, hill-descent control, tire pressure monitoring, among others. 

Geely Okavango: Not bad for its size 

The Geely Okavango Urban Plus fuel consumption figures here were taken when Philkotse tested the said unit out for our in-depth review.  

With an average speed of 90km/h on the highway, it was able to return 15.5 km/liter. As for in-city driving with an average speed of 20km/h and while on its Comfort drive mode, it then managed to provide a fuel consumption rating of 8.6 km/liter.  

A picture of the rear of the Geely Okavango

Here's a view of the Okavango's rear

If you ask us, we can say that those are pretty respectable figures considering the Okavango’s size. Also, the Okavango isn’t exactly a “light” vehicle, so getting that figure in the city comes out as still impressive. 

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Know more about Geely Okavango 2023

Geely Okavango

The Geely Okavango 2023 is the first seven-seater from Geely Philippines for the Philippine market, which also makes it the biggest model in the lineup so far. Its quirky name was taken from the Okavango Delta, one of the Seven Natural Wonders of Africa and the 1,000th World Heritage Site recognized by UNESCO. Despite its unibody platform, Geely’s third model for Filipino customers is actually longer and wider than mainstream contenders in the truck-based midsize SUV category, measuring 4,835mm long, 1,900mm wide, and 1,785mm high. Ground clearance, however, is at a rather low 194mm.   

The Geely Okavango’s price Philippines ranges from Php 1,503,000 for the base Comfort variant to Php 1,765,000 for the range-topping Urban Plus. Rivals in its segment include the Toyota Fortuner, Mitsubishi Montero Sport, Nissan Terra, Isuzu D-Max, and Ford Ranger
 

₱ 1,218,000 - ₱ 1,765,000

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Cesar G.B. Miguel

Cesar G.B. Miguel

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Cesar Guiderone B. Miguel was born and raised in Iligan City, Lanao Del Norte. He graduated in 2010 with a Bachelor of Arts in English degree from Mindanao State University - Iligan Institute of Technology. He previously worked as a freelance writer for various websites, as a member of the Iligan City Disaster Risk Reduction Management's training staff, and as a medical sales representative.

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