Chery Tiggo 8 Pro’s safety tech aims to give you safer drives 

Updated Nov 11, 2022 | Same topic: Automotive Industry Updates

This crossover SUV has a total of 12 advanced driver assistance systems.

In purchasing a three-row vehicle, one of the considerations is the level of safety it can provide. Most individuals that would buy these kinds of vehicles will most often use it as a family ride. That said, one of the models that meet the criteria of being a seven-seater that’s loaded with safety features is the Chery Tiggo 8 Pro 1.6 Turbo. This is thanks to its wide array of advanced driver assist systems (ADAS). A picture of the Chery Tiggo 8 Pro

The 2022 Chery Tiggo 8 Pro

The Chery Tiggo 8 Pro Turbo comes with a total of 12 ADAS features. Chief among these is its autonomous braking system, which allows for automatic braking to prevent collisions. Also, this Chery model’s forward collision warning can also warn the driver in advance when it detects objects on the road.  

This Chery-made midsize crossover SUV also gets a lane departure warning system which also provides an alert and force-feedback to the driver if the vehicle veers away from a lane.  

Its adaptive cruise control system can then moderate its speed automatically for added comfort on long travels. The said feature is then paired with its integrated cruise assist which is able to keep the vehicle at a safe distance from a vehicle you’re following. 

A picture of the Chery Tiggo 8 Pro's AEB in action

It autonomous emergency braking in action

Also paired with the Tiggo 8 Pro Turbo’s cruise control system is the traffic jam assist. As per its name, it allows its driver to keep using the cruise control even in traffic jams.  

Being a three-row model, the Tiggo 8 Pro is reasonably large. So to aid the driver, both of its sides are monitored by a blind spot detection system. It also gets a rear-cross traffic assist system which is useful for avoiding fender-benders when reversing.  

Thanks to its traffic sign recognition system, this Chery can also identify a particular road’s posted speed limit. And lastly, it also has a door opening warning, which warns alighting passengers whenever a vehicle approaches from the rear. 

A picture of the Chery Tiggo 8 Pro's lane departure warning

Its lane departure warning system adds a layer of safety especially during long cruises on the highway

Besides these ADAS systems, the Tiggo 8 Pro 1.6 Turbo is also packaged with an anti-lock braking system with electronic brake-force distribution, electronic stability control, traction control, hill assist control, hill descent control, ISOFIX child seat anchors, etc.  

The Chery Tiggo 8 Pro 1.6 Turbo currently retails at Php 1,698,000. For that, you get the very comprehensive safety kit that we’ve detailed above, plus a seven-year engine and bumper-to-bumper general vehicle warranty.  

So as we’ve said above, those looking for a safe family ride with loads of space might want to check this Chery model out.  

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Know more about Chery Tiggo 8 Pro 2023

Chery Tiggo 8 Pro

The Tiggo 8 Pro 2023 is a seven-seater midsize crossover. In the local market, this model has two different variants, the Tiggo 8 Pro 1.6 AT, and the Tiggo 8 Pro PHEV. The Pro 1.6T AT is priced at Php 1,698,000, while the PHEV variant can be had for Php 2,500,000.

Under the hood, the Tiggo 8 Pro gets two engine options. For the top-spec PHEV trim, it uses a 1.5-liter inline-4 turbo gasoline engine that’s paired with an electric motor, as well as a battery. In total, this hybrid powertrain can produce up to 155 horsepower and 230 Nm of torque. This variant then uses a hybrid gearbox.

The non-hybrid version meanwhile, gets a 1.6-liter inline-4 turbo gasoline engine that’s good for 195 horsepower and 290 Nm of torque. This version then gets a seven-speed dual-clutch gearbox.

Size wise, it is 4,722mm long, 1,860mm wide, and 1,745mm tall. It also has a wheelbase length of 2710mm.

Locally, the Tiggo 8 Pro competes against the Maxus D90, Honda CR-V, Kaicene CX70, Geely Okavango, GAC GS8, among others.

₱ 1,698,000 - ₱ 2,500,000

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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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