Update: Chinese automotive manufacturer Changan has officially launched Changan Karvaan in Pakistan.
The brand rolled out its first locally assembled vehicle in Pakistan on May 2nd, 2019.
The Changan Karvaan is now the first official variant to be assembled in Changan’s assembly plant in Karachi which has a production capacity of 30,000 vehicles per annum.
Changan has selected Pakistan as a strategic export base for right-hand drive (RHD) markets which means that vehicles produced in Pakistan will be sold to Changan’s distributors in South Africa, Malaysia, Indonesia and other RHD countries. -Danial Malik, the CEO of Master Motors
The Karvaan is a 6-seater minivan with a 1.0-liter 4-cylinder OHC engine under the hood and 5-speed manual transmission. It has the ability to produce 68 hp at 6000 rpm and 92 Nm of torque at 4800 rpm.
It comes with many features including:
- LED Headlights
- Fog Lamps
- Dual-wing Chrome Radiator Grille
- LED Tail Lamps
- 14-in Alloy Rims
- Rear Sliding Door
- Side Mirrors with Wide-Angle View
- Fabric Seats
- Climate Control
- 4 Air Ducts
- FM Radio
- AUX Connectivity
- Seatbelt Reminder
- Front Disc Breaks
Chinese manufacturer Changan is ready to make waves in Pakistan. One of the upcoming vehicles the brand is bringing is the Changan Karavan 2018 also known as Changan Star 5.
The 1000cc dynamic minivan is equipped with a 1.5L engine, however, it is expected that the variant in Pakistan will come with a 1L engine mated to a 5-speed manual transmission.
Changan Karavan 2018 Specifications
Overall Length Overall Width Overall Height Wheelbase
3980mm 1620mm 1890mm —
- 1.2L E-power I4 DOHC, MPI
Displacement Maximum Output Maximum Torque
1243cc 68 kW at 6000 rpm 113 Nm at 4800 rpm
The Changan Karavan comes in two color variants- white and silver.
The expected price of Changan Karavan 2018 in Pakistan is Rs 10 Lacs.
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