Chang’an Auto is adding a hatchback variant to its popular Yuexiang series, with three trim levels priced between $7,300 and $10,000.

Built on the company’s B2 compact platform, the Yuexiang hatchback is 11 inches shorter than the sedan and shares more than 75 percent of its components, including a Mitsubishi-sourced 97-horsepower 1.5-liter four-cylinder engine and a five-speed manual gearbox. A smaller 1.3-liter engine will be added later, along with an automatic transmission.

The Yuexiang hatchback is aimed at such Chinese competitors as the Chevrolet Aveo and the BYD F3R.

悦翔V3搭载一款1.3L发动机,拥有69kW的最大功率,其峰值扭矩为118kW。与之搭配的是一台5速手动变速器。

悦翔V3的配置原则基本是简洁实用,手动空调,电动调节后视镜,四门电动车窗,四喇叭音响系统,没有配置中部扶手箱。

受成本及价位所限,内饰的覆盖件均为硬质塑料,多少有些廉价的感觉。不过中控台按键的手感和旋钮的阻尼效果都比较不错,这一点值得赞扬。内饰整体做工比较细致,模具精度较高,部件间的缝隙也比较紧密均匀。

悦翔V3长宽高分别为4180/1650/1465mm,轴距为2410mm