Geely PH adds more high-tech Okavango Urban Plus variant

Updated Mar 19, 2021 | Same topic: Automotive Industry Updates

It now offers a panoramic sunroof.

Filipino car buyers have seen a big potential when Sojitz Auto G Philippines (SGAP), the official distributor of Geely vehicles in the country, introduced the 7-seater Geely Okavango last November 2020.

Introducing the Okavango Urban Plus

The Geely Okavango had no trouble finding its place in the local market as it already tops its crossover sibling, the Azkarra, in sales last year.

Geely Okavango front view

The 7-seater Geely Okavango Midsize SUV

Geely Philippines now wants to further enhance the Geely Okavango by adding a new variant called the Urban Plus.

The new variant is now the new top-of-the-line option which is integrated with more high-tech features including a 60-inch panoramic sunroof, adaptive drive beam (ADB) matrix LED headlamps, and a 12.3-inch digital instrument panel.

Geely Okavango ADB matrix LED headlamps feature

ADB matrix LED headlamps provide a safer drive

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The new ADB matrix LED headlamps to feature four lighting modes, self-adjusting high and low beams, and an automatic headlight leveler. It also comes with an adaptive front lighting system that automatically adjusts itself depending on the Okavango’s steering direction.

Inside, the new 60-inch panoramic sunroof is made to be ready for different weather conditions as it comes with 3-layer shading materials to thoroughly block sun rays and a rainfall sensor with an automatic shutdown function.

The new 12.3-inch digital instrument panel displays various multimedia functions including music and radio.

Geely Okavango new panoramic sunroof feature

The Geely Okavango finally offers a panoramic sunroof

“For SGAP, it will all be about moving forward and cautiously beefing up the game this year. We will further reinforce our product line up for this year starting with the introduction of the Okavango Urban Plus and a few more updates and another model in the second half of the year,” SGAP Executive Vice President Yosuke Nishi said.

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Geely Okavango new digital cluster feature

A more refined driving experience

The Geely Okavango Urban Plus comes with a price tag of Php 1,487,000. Meanwhile, the base Okavango Comfort variant starts at Php 1,208,000 and the now mid-spec Okavango Urban variant is priced at Php 1,328,000.

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Know more about Geely Okavango 2024

Geely Okavango

The Geely Okavango 2023 is the first seven-seater from Geely Philippines for the Philippine market, which also makes it the biggest model in the lineup so far. Its quirky name was taken from the Okavango Delta, one of the Seven Natural Wonders of Africa and the 1,000th World Heritage Site recognized by UNESCO. Despite its unibody platform, Geely’s third model for Filipino customers is actually longer and wider than mainstream contenders in the truck-based midsize SUV category, measuring 4,835mm long, 1,900mm wide, and 1,785mm high. Ground clearance, however, is at a rather low 194mm.   

The Geely Okavango’s price Philippines ranges from Php 1,523,000 for the base Comfort variant to Php 1,765,000 for the range-topping Urban Plus. Rivals in its segment include the Toyota Fortuner, Mitsubishi Montero Sport, Nissan Terra, Isuzu D-Max, and Ford Ranger

₱ 1,523,000 - ₱ 1,765,000

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