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Geely MK2 Motoring Review

The Geely MK Sedan is a production by the Chinese based independent car maker Geely Automobile Holdings. The Geely is part of the Chinese Zhejiang Geely Holding Group and the automaker is among the top ten Chinese automakers. The Geely MK sedan provides most of the functions and automobile solutions offered by the Geely MK hatchback. Available for the joy of the owners is the fantastic boot space which the family can enjoy and the elegance and style will also mesmerize anyone taking an interest.

The MK sedan model portfolio consists of three models which use the 1.5 L and the 1.6 L engines. Models in the range are the 1.5 GS, the 1.6 GL and the 1.6 GT; all models take on the manual transmission format. The 1.5 L engine takes similarities to the MK hatchback, providing a maximum power of 69 kW at 6000 rpm, while the 1.6 L engine does 79 kW at 6000 rpm. The maximum torque attributed to the 1.5 L engine is 128 Nm at 3400 rpm, while on the 1.6 L, you will enjoy 137Nm of torque produced at 4400 rpm. Both engine use petrol for combustion and to propel the sedan body forward.

The sedan is quite sizeable and as such provides amble space inside for the driver and passengers to enjoy comfortably. It takes on a length of 4342mm and a width of 1692mm, with a height of 1435mm. The wheelbase of the MK sedan is 2502mm, similar to the MK hatchback. The two engines on the sedan MK use a 5-speed manual gearbox and fuel consumption on the 1.5 L engine is 7.68 L per 100km and the 1.6 L engine consumes 7.75 L per 100km; and all models carry a fuel tank capacity of 45 L, which enables all the models a distance of at least 580km before a refill. As can be expected, the 1.6 litre has more power than the 1.5 L engine and the engine propels the sedan body to a maximum speed of 175km/hr, while the 1.5 L engine does a maximum speed of 165km/hr.

The front suspension of the Geely MK sedan features the MacPherson struts for solidity and stability on the go, with the rear hybrid link featuring for great stability and safety. To aid the function of the MacPherson struts for the front suspension, is the front discs and the rear drums for the most effective braking. The engine on the Geely MK sedan takes on the front wheel drive format.

The stylish and elegance on the MK sedan is courtesy of some of the most admirable features such as the body colored bumpers, the chrome plated door handles and the 15 inch alloy wheels. Further class and style is courtesy of the green insulated glass which is standard on the GT model and optional on the two other models. The interior is competent when it comes to the provision of style, as the leather interior and the seats also offer style and genuine comfort. The leather upholstery features on the GT model while the other two models take on the perfectly refined cloth material for interior hosting of driver and passengers.

Convenience and easy control and maneuvering on the Geely hatchback is courtesy of power features on the car; such features as the electric windows and mirrors; the intelligent remote and the central locking. To ensure safety for the driver and passengers, the Geely MK sedan is designed with safety features such as ABS, Electronic Brake-force Distribution system, the Impact-Absorbing Steering Column, Seat Belts with Pre-tensioner on the front, while the rear seatbelts with pre-tensioners is optional on all the three models.

The motoring solutions provided by this vehicle are countless and are as real as wished for by any modern driver. It is the ideal sedan which provides options for the freedom of choice, and also offers performance without limitations.

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