MK Cross is a slightly modified MK 2 hatchback. You can say its all-terrain version. Specialists of the company call the car an excellent option for trips around the noisy city and weekly trips to a tranquil nature. And although MK Cross has a lot in common with its predecessor, the difference between the exterior of the car and the interior is visible to the naked eye.
The developers paid special attention to the design. Compared with the model MK2, the machine has acquired more rigid lines of the body, which added elegance and rigor. The front bumper has become two-color, it is equipped with a dark matte lining, which prevents the appearance of chipping paint when crossing rough terrain. Thanks to this small shtrishku appearance of the front became more interesting and more attractive. When looking at the profile, the bulk of the changes are in the lower part of the body. First of all, stylish lining on the arches of the front and rear wings, as well as large door moldings are striking.
In addition, the designers decorated and the thresholds, also equipping them with overlays. Complement the picture larger wheels (195/55 R16) and the original black wheels. Behind the additions again a lot. At the top of the fifth door appeared aerodynamic visor, painted in body color, and the bumper was equipped with a pair of wide moldings on top and a plastic lining on the bottom.
In the upper part, only one transformation is the railing. Well, of course, the main difference is the ground clearance increased to 17.5 cm. Dimensions: Length - 402 cm; Width - 169.2 cm; Height - 144.5 cm. Wheelbase - 250.2 cm. Inside the car, there have also been some changes.
They are more than in appearance. Immediately struck by the numerous red inserts in the door trim, steering wheel, seats, gear lever. Steel pedals appeared on the pedals. Torpedo design is very unusual. Its entire mass is concentrated exactly in the middle. There is a dashboard and center console.
Instead of the usual pointer devices installed digital speedometer and tachometer. Devices in the center are inclined at an angle to the driver. The steering wheel is already in the base has a height adjustment. In the back row is quite spacious, even with such modest body dimensions. It's all about the pragmatic use of space.
The back row folds in proportion 60:40, thereby increasing the capacity of the trunk. In the normal state, its volume is 430 liters. The car has a front drive type. Under the hood is a gasoline engine, 4-cylinder, 1.5-liter. Its maximum capacity is 94 liters. from.
at 6 thousand revolutions per minute. The engine has 16 valves. Maximum torque - 128 Nm at 3400 rpm. The engine is docked with a manual 5-speed gearbox. The maximum speed of 160 km / h. Acceleration from 0 to 100 km / h takes 17 seconds.
The creators of the car say that 5 liters of good gasoline will be enough to cover a distance of 100 kilometers at a speed of about 60 km / hour. At a speed that is near the 90 km / h mark, the MK Cross consumes 6.5 liters. The volume of the fuel tank is 45 liters. Technically simple chassis allows you to confidently move not only in a straight line, but also in turns. The McPherson strut is used at the front, and a twisted beam is used at the back. The front brake disc, rear - drum. In the domestic market, MK Cross is available in two trim levels: the base Comfort and the improved Luxury.
The basic equipment boasts the presence of alloy wheels with a diameter of 16 inches, front fog lamps, pedal pads made of stainless steel, leather-covered steering wheel. The parking brake lever will be sheathed with the same material, but the seats will receive only fabric upholstery. Safety was taken care of in the best way, there are two frontal airbags and ABS and a brake force distribution system. The list of equipment does not end there, in Comfort there is also an air conditioner, central locking with remote control, an alarm system, electrically operated mirrors and heating, power steering, power windows of all doors and even a musical installation with a USB port and six speakers.
In the Luxury configuration, the electric sunroof and leather interior are added to all of the above. This hatchback appeared in the city of Luchao, which is located near Shanghai. There is a factory Geely Corporation.