Facelifted Geely Coolray: 3 things we like 

Updated Apr 08, 2022 | Same topic: Automotive Industry Updates

The good-looking crossover gets even more stylish 

At the 2022 Manila International Auto Show (MIAS), Geely Philippines launched the facelifted Coolray and a special edition version for the Philippine market. The special edition trim is called the Coolray SE, and mechanically, it is still identical to the version initially launched in the local market. But then, there are some elements to this facelifted version that we rather like. 

A picture of the Coolray SE

The 2022 Geely Coolray SE

2022 Geely Coolray: Sporty and youthful 

On the outside, it of course remains pleasing to the eye. But the biggest change is found on its front end, as it now features a new decorative piece. It is placed underneath the grill and over the center front intake, while stretching towards the side vents. This provides the Coolray SE a beefier, sportier look.   

Moreover, Geely also replaced the “expanding cosmos” grille design in favor of a mesh design on this edition of the Coolray. We feel that this adds more to the contemporary design of this model. 

A picture of the rear of the Coolray SE

The Coolray SE from the rear

All over the car, the Coolray SE for 2022 also received some graphics. These are subtle, and they can be found on the front lip, as well as above the side skirts. These make for an even more youthful-looking ride. 

Further adding to its sportiness is a more curvaceous-looking rear spoiler. It looks more prominent than the outgoing version’s spoiler, and it even gets a pair of sharper-looking fins on either of its sides. 

2022 Geely Coolray: Style, but also power 

As mentioned, many features of the pre-facelifted version also make a return. Under the hood, the facelifted model still comes with a 1.5-liter inline-3 turbocharged gasoline engine capable of delivering 177 horsepower and 255 Nm of torque. This is then paired with a seven-speed wet type dual clutch gearbox. 

By now, many, especially the current owners of the Coolray, are already familiar with this powertrain’s ability to provide a good amount of oomph whether it be for daily driving, or for out of town on the highways. 

2022 Geely Coolray: Gadget competence 

The same goes for its array of convenience of on-board features. While the looks have been updated, it still has the automatic parking assist, six airbags, speed-sensing door locks, traction control, stability control, among other safety features.  

A picture of the interior of the Geely Coolray SE

The well-arranged interior from the pre-facelift model was carried over

Furthermore, it also gets a tilt and telescopic steering column, automatic air-conditioning, leather seats, cruise control, a push to start button, a 10.25-inch touchscreen and many others. 

Those are a pretty competent set of convenience and safety features don’t you think? For more updates on the Coolray SE and the other facelifted Coolray trims, keep it here on Philkotse

Know more about Geely Coolray 2022

Geely Coolray

The Geely Coolray is a subcompact crossover. In the local market, this model has three variants with a price ranging from Php 1,073,000 to Php 1,269,000.

Under the hood of the Coolray is a 1.5-liter inline-3 turbocharged gasoline engine capable of making up to 177 horsepower and 255 Nm of torque. It is then linked to a seven-speed wet-type dual clutch gearbox sending power to its front wheels.  

Size-wise, the Coolray is 4,330mm long, 1,800mm wide, and 1,609mm in height. It also has a wheelbase length of 2,600mm.  

Locally, the Coolray competes against the likes of the Toyota Raize, Nissan Kicks, Hyundai Creta, Kia Seltos, Mazda CX-3, Honda HR-V, Chevrolet Tracker, MG ZS, among others.  

 

₱ 998,000 - ₱ 1,269,000

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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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