When Chery Auto made its comeback in the country in 2019, the Chinese automaker offered the Tiggo lineup which consists of crossovers only. This strategic move has led the brand to stay afloat in the local market especially with the impressive sales contribution of its entry-level subcompact crossover, the Chery Tiggo 2.
Chery Tiggo 2 Pro
With all the wonders the Tiggo 2 has been doing for Chery Auto Philippines, one can say that it is just right to further improve the subcompact crossover to reach more customers. That said, the company decided to bring in the updated Chery Tiggo 2 Pro. It joins the Chery Tiggo 7 Pro as the available Pro models in the local lineup.
Let’s take a look at what Chery Auto Philippines added to its entry-level crossover.
Since it is a Pro model, the Chery Tiggo 2 Pro now sports a dot-matrix galaxy-like grille that can be seen as well on its compact crossover sibling. The sleek LED daytime running lights (DRLs) and redesigned fog lamp housings complement the new and larger grille to give the face a premium-like finish.
Dot-Matrix Galaxy-like grille
No significant changes have been made on the sides except for the chrome trims on the C-pillar and side sills. But thanks to new DRLs, the side profile gets an edgier appearance. And to the back, two design updates are done. One is the chrome trim that connects the two taillights is now blacked-out, and the other is the silver plastic cladding which boasts a twin exhaust design.
Moving to the interior, a few layout updates can be seen that provide a more modern ambiance. The outgoing model’s 8-inch touchscreen has been replaced by a slightly larger 9-inch touchscreen that is now tilted to the view of the driver. New chrome strips run along the edges of the console where the hand brake is located. And no, the electric parking brake from other markets isn’t added to the PH-spec model.
Interior of the Tiggo 2 Pro
The leather and fabric seats are slightly revamped to come with white trims as opposed to the old model’s color choice of orange. Also, the instrument cluster gets updated, discontinuing the sporty-looking gauges and replacing them with traditional round ones. It is added with a 3.5-inch digital screen for displaying essential information.
Tech & Safety
The new infotainment screen is equipped with QDLink Android connectivity, Apple CarPlay, Mirror Link Function, and Bluetooth. A total of four speakers are connected to the said system so rear passengers can also get a better listening experience. Moreover, the screen can display the view from the model’s reverse camera.
It gets loads of features for its price range
Safety-wise, the updated subcompact crossover is installed with front dual airbags, ISOFIX, Anti-lock Brakes (ABS) with Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD), Hill Hold, and Hill Descent Control, And just like the outgoing model, the vehicle still comes with cruise control as part of its safety driving assist features.
Engine & Powertrain
Powering the Chery Tiggo 2 Pro is the carried-over 1.5-liter gasoline engine that makes 108 hp and 140 Nm of torque. The engine is now connected to a continuously variable transmission (CVT) that comes with nine simulated gears, and power is sent to the front wheels. The 2022 Chery Tiggo 2 Pro also comes with a push start button with a remote start function.
CVT is the transmission choice of the Tiggo 2 Pro
The suspension used is MacPherson at the front and Torsion Beam at the rear. Meanwhile, the braking system consists of ventilated discs up front and rear brake discs. Chery Auto Philippines also noted that the vehicle now offers an improved Noise, Vibration, and Harshness (NVH) quality for better ride comfort.
Since the Chery Tiggo 2 Pro is an all-new model, the Chinese automaker is offering it at an introductory price of Php 818,000. Take note, this price will be up for grabs until December 31, 2021 only. Next year, the updated subcompact crossover will be available at Chery Auto Philippines dealerships for Php 838,000.
The Chery Tiggo 2 Pro is looking to make a noise in its respective segment
Included in the purchase are industry-leading after-sales services and programs including a 10-year or 1-million km engine warranty, 5-year or 150,000 km general vehicle warranty, 3-year free preventive maintenance package, and 3-year roadside assistance.
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Know more about Chery Tiggo 2 2022
The Tiggo 2 is a crossover brought into the Philippines by the United Asia Auto Group Inc. (UAAGI). It is the entry-level model among the brand’s vehicle line-up. For its price, Chinese vehicle importer Chery Auto Philippines did not skimp on its exterior and interior features. It comes with a modern and composed exterior design, as well as a well-thought interior layout that has a youthful vibe. The Chery Tiggo 2 primarily caters to those looking for the ideal city driving vehicle that competes against other subcompact crossovers in the market. It boasts of its extraordinary trafficability with its high ground clearance and naturally aspirated engine, all for an attainable price range. The Chery Tiggo 2 is offered in two variants with manual or automatic transmission options.
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