Slotting a turbodiesel into the GWM H5 may not have exorcised the previous transmission-related issues and it may lack in refinement, but it has made the car punchier at the low end and a bit less thirsty than its petrol sibling. The 2,0 VGT 4×2 could well be worth investigating.
CAR editor Hannes Oosthuizen shares his impressions after testing the GWM H5 2,4 4×2 manual for one year/20 000 km. You can read the full wrap-up in the November issue of CAR magazine.
GWM South Africa has reassured customers that there is no cause for immediate concern following the discovery of components containing asbestos in a number of its vehicles.
The next two years look set to be quite busy for Chinese car maker, GWM. Having recently introduced new turbodiesel versions of its Steed 5 and H5 models, and with the C10 compact hatch’s imminent arrival, GWM intends building on this aggressive product strategy by launching between five and ten new models in South Africa during 2013/2014.
I’ve only had my GWM H5 long-termer for about three months and already it has accumulated more than 6 000 km with us. I say… Read more →
GWM’s first official launch was held in Durban this week to announce its new H5 SUV, a replacement for the Hover. With more versions to come, this could be one to watch.