2023 Changan CS55 Plus launched in PH with P1.179-M starting price

by Drei Laurel | Nov 11, 2022
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Remember when Chinese car designs left a lot to be desired? These days, this is no longer the case—and the 2023 Changan CS55 Plus is proof.

If you’re a fan of the vehicle’s look, you’ll be glad to know that the model was recently just introduced to the Philippine market with a P1,179,000 starting price. Check out the official prices and variants of the 2023 Changan CS55 Plus below:

Changan CS55 Plus 2023

  1. Changan CS55 Plus Lite - P1,179,000
  2. Changan CS55 Plus Hype - P1,283,000
  3. Changan CS55 Plus Luxe - P1,373,000

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Admittedly, this release looks largely similar to the CS75 Plus that’s been available locally for a while now. This isn’t a knock on the car, though, as both models feature sleek exteriors with sharp design cues that should appeal to buyers looking for something that stands out.

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On the face, you’ll find sharp headlights with attractive daytime running lights, as well as a massive front grille that helps lend the vehicle a relatively dominating stance. A sloping roofline gives the crossover a slightly sporty demeanor, and the appearance is capped off by a rear that features modern taillights and hard character lines.

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Inside, the CS55 Plus boasts a stealthy cabin that features relatively premium trim and a nice amount of soft-touch material. The center console, for example, gets a nice faux wood treatment that gives it a pretty premium look.

Features-wise, there’s little to nothing to complain about here. There’s a large 12.3-inch central touchscreen display with Apple CarPlay compatibility paired with a six-speaker sound setup and a 360-degree panoramic camera. Some features, like the sunroof and A/C, can even be controlled using voice commands—though we’ll need to try this quirk out before we can say it’s viable in any way.

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The Changan CS55 Plus is powered by a 1.5-liter Blue Core turbo engine capable of up to 185hp and 300Nm of torque. Shifting is managed by a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission (DCT). Oh, and all units come with a five-year or 150,000km warranty (whichever comes first).

So, is there a place in the market for the Changan CS55 Plus? Let us know in the comments.

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