Sojitz G Auto Philippines, the official distributor of Geely vehicles in the country, undoubtedly had a good run in the local market last year with the Coolray, Azkarra, and the addition of the 7-seater Okavango. Despite arriving in November 2020 only, the Okavango managed to outsell the Geely Azkarra.
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Geely Philippines managed to sell 197 units of the Geely Okavango last year, seven of which are the base Comfort variant and the rest are the top-spec Urban variant. Perhaps the biggest selling point of the Okavango is its 7-seating configuration that can be availed of at affordable pricing.
The 7-seater Geely Okavango midsize SUV
The Geely Okavango is a 7-seater midsize crossover SUV that comes with a stylish exterior design and sufficient interior space for the family. It is the only 7-seater entry of Geely in the country that attracted Filipino car buyers with big families to get purchase one.
Both the Comfort and Urban variants of the Okavango is powered by a 1.5-liter turbocharged gasoline engine with a 48-volt electric motor, producing a combined power output of 190 hp and 300 Nm of torque. The engine is paired to a 7-speed wet-type dual-clutch transmission (DCT).
Ideal for Filipino car buyers thanks to its ample interior space
Meanwhile, Geely Philippines managed to sell 174 units of the Azkarra with 19 Premium variants, and 155 Luxury trims. And as for the Geely’s best-selling unit, the Geely Coolray, the subcompact crossover managed to sell 1,787 units with the top-spec Sport as the top-selling variant with 1,467 units of it sold.
Great design finish from front to back
Overall, Geely managed to sell 2,158 units in the local market last year. One can expect that the Chinese car brand will continue to further expand its business network in the country considering its good performance in sales and its consistent inauguration of new dealerships nationwide.
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Know more about Geely Okavango 2021
Geely Philippines has been making a statement in the local crossover segment through its Coolray and Azkarra models. Now, Geely PH has expanded its model lineup as it officially enters the tightly contested local seven-seater SUV segment. Geely’s challenger in the midsize SUV segment is dubbed as Okavango. It is a seven-seater SUV that is set to maintain Geely PH’s positive sales momentum. The name Okavango was derived from North-western Botswana’s vast inland delta, Okavango Delta. In 2014, UNESCO has recognized the Okavango Delta as its 1,000th World Heritage Site. It was also declared as one of the 7 Natural Wonders of Africa. The 2021 Geely Okavango is offered in two variants, Comfort and Urban, which are both equipped with a 1.5-liter turbocharged gasoline engine featuring a 48-volt electric motor. The Okavango has a starting price of Php 1,208,000 for the Comfort variant while the top-spec Urban trim is priced at Php 1,328,000. Geely PH is offering the 2021 Okavango with the following exterior colors: Storm Grey, Porcelain White, Luna Silver, and Marble Black.