The JAC is a Chinese state owned company that is launching a lot of cars in the UAE. To get an edge in the design, their new models get an Italian touch to it. The JAC J5 is one such car that is designed by the Italian Pinifarina Design Company and also won the “most beautiful car” award for a decade. The car is designed smartly with its dynamic grill design, front and rear halogen lights with chrome strips accenting it, auto functioning head lamps, and power adjustable exterior rear view mirrors with integrated turn signals are well put together.
The interiors have a two tone design language with well laid out plastics and a brushed aluminum center console which has the CD player, AC controls and an array of buttons on it. The design is clean and the instruments are easy to read. The car comes with a 1.8L four cylinder engine that puts 143hp and 165Nm of torque that is mated to a 4 speed automatic gearbox which will go to a claimed top speed of 175kmph. JAC says that the car has been designed for adequate performance and fuel economy.
The rear passenger seats offer comfort and adequate knee room and head room. The car comes equipped with two airbags, ABS and EBD for emergency braking for added safety. The car has reversing radar sensors to ensure easier parking. With an N-CAP safety rating at 5 stars, the car is safe to take the family around. The steering and the seats are covered with leather and is comfortable. Overall, the JAC J5 is a greatly designed sedan that is practical and user-friendly and easy to drive.
|Engine||I4 1.8L FWD|
|No. Of Gears||5A|
|Front Brakes||Disc (Abs)|
|Rear Brakes||Disc (Abs)|
|Tire Size||205/55 R16,205/55 R16|
Al Ittihad Road, Deira - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
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