The Cortez, Wuling Motors’ latest MPV variant was officially introduced at the Premier Motors Co Sdn Bhd showroom yesterday.
Carrying the tagline ‘The New Advanced MPV’, the seven-seater Cortez is equipped with a 1,500cc, four-cylinder engine with a turbocharger engineered by Honeywell, delivering maximum power of 140hp and 250Nm of torque.
To maximise performance, the Cortez is fitted with a continuous variable transmission (CVT) with an eight-speed simulated manual mode for a seamless and responsive gear transitioning. The CVT gearbox is produced by renowned German producer, BOSCH.
The elegant ambience light fitted in the interior creates a luxurious atmosphere in the cabin. The captain seats on the mid row is another highlight of Cortez’s extra spacious cabin for additional comfort and easier access to the third-row seats.
Other features complementing the Cortez include the push start button, keyless entry, emergency stop signal for extra safety, eight-inch entertainment system with navigation, seven-inch MID, electric front seat adjuster, electric sunroof, rear parking camera, parking sensors, USB charging on every row for passenger convenience, and the Mirrorlink on the Entertainment System.
The Cortez is also big on safety with features including the traction control system, electronic stability control assists, hill hold control, tyre pressure monitoring system, automatic vehicle holding, electric parking brake, ABS and EBD.