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GAC Empow 2024 Price Philippines & Official Promos

₱ 1,225,000 - ₱ 1,348,000

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GAC Empow Philippines Overview

Body type

Sedan

Transmission

AT (DCT)

Seats

5

Engine

1.5 L

Max Power

168 hp

Max Torque

270 Nm

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The GAC Empow is a five-seater, four-door sedan. In the Philippine market, it has three different variants. There’s the base GS DCT priced at Php 1,225,000, the midspec GB DCT which can be had for Php 1,305,000, and the top-spec GE GCT which retails at Php 1,348,000. 

Powering the GAC Empow is a 1.5-liter turbocharged inline-4 gasoline engine that’s capable of producing up to 168 horsepower and 270 Nm of torque. Power is then sent to its front wheels via a seven-speed wet-type dual-clutch automatic gearbox.  

Size-wise, the Empow is 4,700mm long, 1,850mm wide, and 1,432mm in height. Its wheelbase then spans 2,736mm. 

Locally, the 2023 GAC Empow competes against the Toyota Corolla Altis, Honda Civic, MG6, among others.  

Launch

The GAC Empow was initially introduced at the 2020 Guangzhou Auto Show. Following that, the sedan was shown off at the 2022 MIAS as a preview. It then made its official Philippine market debut in January 2023.  

Exterior

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The GAC Empow comes in the guise of a sporty-looking compact sedan. On its front are LED headlamps, and LED daytime running lamps. It also comes with rain sensing wipers, and heated auto folding mirrors. 

Depending on the trim, it then rides on a set of 16-inch, 17-inch, or 18-inch alloy wheels.  

Interior

Up to five can occupy the GAC Empow. Everyone inside are then kept cool by a dual-zone automatic air-conditioner. Its seats are then trimmed with PVC leather, though some variants use fabric.  

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Also present aboard the Empow are ambient lighting, and a power sunroof. The driver is then provided with leather-wrapped steering wheel, a digital gauge cluster, a six-way power adjustable driver’s seat, a push-to-start button, among others.  

Tech & Safety

Keeping the Empow’s occupants entertained is a 10.25-inch touchscreen with Apple CarPlay, Bluetooth, and USB connectivity. It is then linked to a total of 2 or 6 speakers depending on the variant. 

Upper trims of the Empow then come with adaptive cruise control, high-beam assist, forward collision warning, autonomous emergency braking, lane departure warning, lane keep assist, and traffic jam assist.  

Standard on all variants are dual front airbags, anti-lock braking, rear parking sensors, ISOFIX child seat anchors, an engine immobilizer, a tire pressure monitor, an electronic parking brake, hill-start control, stability control, etc. 

Other trims present on the higher spec Empow trims include front side and side curtain airbags, a reverse camera, a rear-view camera, and front sensors.  

Engine

Under the hood of the Empow is a 1.5-liter turbo inline-4 gasoline engine that can produce up to 168 horsepower and 270 Nm of torque. Power is sent to its front wheels via a seven-speed wet-type dual clutch transmission.  

Chassis

The GAC Empow is a compact, front-engine, front-wheel-drive sedan. It uses a MacPherson strut transmission, and a multi-link rear suspension. Braking is then handled by disc brakes for all four wheels.  

GAC Empow 2024 Price list

The price of the GAC Empow in the Philippines starts at ₱1,225,000 for the entry-level GS 1.5 DCT, while the top-of-the-line GAC Empow GE 1.5 DCT is priced at ₱1,348,000. For more details, please refer to our 2024 GAC Empow price list as follows:

GAC Empow GS 1.5 DCT

₱1,225,000

GAC Empow GB 1.5 DCT

₱1,305,000

GAC Empow GE 1.5 DCT

₱1,348,000

*** Please note that the GAC Empow‘s prices might differ in some showrooms and should serve as reference only.

Empow Pros & cons

By cesar on Mar 02, 2023
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Things we like in Empow
  • Affordable compared to rivals 
  • Peppy engine 
  • Plenty of onboard tech 
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Things we don't like in Empow
  • Styling might not be for everyone 

GAC Empow 2024 Specifications

Powertrain

  • 1.5 L
    No
    168 hp
  • 270 Nm
    AT (DCT)
    FWD

Suspension & Brakes

  • MacPherson strut
    Disc
    Disc
  • Electronic

Dimensions

  • 4,700
    1,850 mm
    1,432 mm

Capacities

  • 5

Exterior

  • LED
    16-18 inches

Interior

  • Fabric , Leather
    Electronic , Manual
    Dual-zone automatic , Manual

Technology

  • Push Button
    Adaptive , Standard
    None
  • CarPlay Only
    None
    With
  • With
    None , With
    None , With
  • None , With
    With
    None

Safety & Security

  • 2-6
    With
    With
  • With
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    With

GAC Empow 2024 Owner Reviews

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The GAC Empow is up to par with its competitors when it comes to making power. It also has plenty of on-board tech to keep up with its rivals. One big strength of the Empow however, is starting at a more affordable price point. So arguably, its position of being slightly more affordable turbo compact model might give it an edge in the market.  

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