A few months ago, teasers of 2021 Maxus D60 were posted on Maxus Philippines' Facebook page. Now, the 2021 Maxus D60 is all set to make its local debut on February 5.
The dimension of the D60 surpasses the common standard in its league. The seven-seater is 1,860mm wide and stands 1,736mm. A notable added exterior feature is its 4,720mm length. It is noticeably longer compared to the Geely Azkarra, the GAC GS4, the Chery Tiggo 8, as well as the segment staples like the Subaru Forester, the Toyota RAV4, and the Honda CR-V.
The Maxus D60 from the side
As previously reported, the Maxus D60 shares a similar resemblance to the Maxus G50. What stands out is the crossover’s broad grille embellished with the brand’s logo. Other notable exterior features include a roof-mounted spoiler at the rear, diamond-shaped taillights, and a set of dual-toned alloy wheels.
The Maxus D60
Inside, the compact crossover offers a spacious cabin. In China, the D60 is available in five to seven-seater variants. Maxus Philippines may release the seven-seater variant locally to better compete in the market, but that’s unconfirmed at this point. Technology-wise, the D60 is fitted with a 12.3 LCD instrument cluster and a 14-inch touchscreen display.
Inside the Maxus D60
In terms of safety, the 2021 Maxus D60 scored 88.9 percent, considered a five-star rating from the China New Car Assessment Program (C-NCAP). Standard safety features range from six airbags to anti-lock brakes with electronic brakeforce distribution.
Globally, the D60 is powered by either a 1.3-liter or a 1.5-liter turbocharged engine. The 1.3-liter version is paired with a six-speed manual transmission. It is expected that Maxus’ new model will be offered locally with a 1.5-liter engine.
The said power unit is paired with a seven-speed dual-clutch gearbox that can produce 166 horsepower with 250 Nm of torque.
The Maxus D60's front seats
As mentioned, the 2021 Maxus D60 is set to debut on February 5. We’ll know the real score by then and, of course, we’ll be on top of that to deliver the latest news to you.
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<p>Maxus Philippines is one of the car brands in the local market that has been continuously expanding its model lineup. After launching the G50 MPV, Maxus PH is setting its sights on entering the midsize SUV segment as it launched the D60. The Maxus D60 is offered in two variants, Elite and Pro. The Maxus D60 Pro variant comes with seats that can accommodate up to seven people. Under the hood, the Maxus D60 shares the same 1.5-liter turbo gasoline engine that delivers 167 horsepower and 250 Nm of torque. Power is then managed by a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic gearbox.</p>
Mark Angelo Alano