The Geely Coolray crossover will arrive in PH this 2019

Another addition to an already stacked segment
by Leandre Grecia | Aug 7, 2019
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The local automotive industry saw the birth of Sojitz G Auto Philippines in July 2019 as Sojitz Corporation acquired the local distributorship of Chinese carmaker Geely Auto.

Earlier today, Top Gear PH assistant managing editor Jason Tulio got to have a quick chat with Sojitz marketing services section manager Ryan Isana at the Ningbo International Speedway in China. We were able to receive confirmation that Sojitz will indeed be bringing in a new challenger to the local market: the Geely Coolray crossover.

The Coolray will have a 1.5-liter turbopetrol engine mated to a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission and capable of 177hp and 255Nm of torque. The new crossover will also come with an array of driver-assist technologies, including a 360-degree-view monitor courtesy of four exterior cameras as well as an auto park assist feature.

Isana says that the Coolray’s top-of-the-line variant is expected to be priced between P1.2 million and P1.3 million in the Philippines. More affordable variants will also be available.

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Sojitz expects to bring in the Geely Coolray by the fourth quarter of 2019, and tells us that it will be holding pre-selling events in the coming months. Are you excited to see this new crossover in the metal?

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