Chery Tiggo 8 Pro Max Set for Australian Launch in May 2024, Specs Revealed

Matt Brand
March 14, 2024
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Chery Australia has announced the upcoming launch of the TIGGO 8 Pro Max, a new SUV in the TIGGO series, set for arrival in May 2024. The TIGGO 8 Pro Max, a 7-seater vehicle, will be available in three variants: Urban, Elite, and Ultimate, each featuring a range of specifications.

The vehicle is powered by a 2.0-litre turbocharged engine across all variants. The entry-level Urban model includes features such as dual 12.3-inch screens, ambient lighting, an air purifying system, and heated and ventilated seats.

Lucas Harris, Managing Director of Chery Australia, commented on the introduction of the TIGGO 8 Pro Max, highlighting the vehicle's features and engine specifications.

The Urban variant comes equipped with 18-inch alloy wheels and includes advanced driver assistance systems, connectivity features such as Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, and an 8-speaker Sony sound system.

The Elite and Ultimate models add additional features, with the Ultimate variant offering an all-wheel-drive system, 19-inch alloy wheels, and a panoramic sunroof among other upgrades.

Safety features in the TIGGO 8 Pro Max include multiple airbags and advanced driver assistance systems such as adaptive cruise control and autonomous emergency braking. The vehicle is also covered by Chery’s 7-year/unlimited kilometre warranty, capped price servicing, and roadside assistance.

The SUV's engine is reported to be the most powerful in Chery's current lineup, with a fuel consumption rating of 8.1L/100km for the Urban and Elite 2WD models. The design features include a choice of eight colors and a range of alloy wheels.

The TIGGO 8 Pro Max offers space for seven passengers and provides a luggage capacity of 117 litres with all seats in use, expanding to 479 litres with the third row folded.

Details on the pricing of the TIGGO 8 Pro Max will be made available closer to its launch.

Standard Features Across All Variants:

  • 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder engine
  • 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission
  • 18-inch alloy wheels (Urban and Elite) / 19-inch alloy wheels (Ultimate)
  • LED headlights and tail lights
  • Dual 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster and touchscreen infotainment system
  • Wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
  • Satellite navigation
  • Voice assistant
  • Wireless phone charger
  • Ambient lighting
  • 8-speaker Sony sound system (Urban and Elite) / 10-speaker Sony sound system (Ultimate)
  • Black leatherette upholstery
  • Heated and ventilated front seats
  • Three drive modes
  • Air quality management system

Additional Features for Elite Variant:

  • Power tailgate
  • Heated exterior mirrors
  • Built-in dashcam
  • Third-row air vents with fan speed control
  • Illuminated door sills with Tiggo lettering
  • Retractable cargo blind

Exclusive Features for Ultimate AWD Variant:

  • All-wheel drive
  • Fragrance system
  • Puddle lamps
  • Panoramic sunroof
  • Privacy glass
  • Optional brown interior

Safety Features:

  • Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) including adaptive cruise control, autonomous emergency braking, and lane-keep assist
  • Comprehensive airbag system including front, front-side, front-centre, driver’s knee, rear-side, and side curtain airbags
  • Surround-view camera

General Information:

  • Fuel consumption: 8.1L/100km on the combined cycle
  • CO2 emissions: 191g/km (for front-wheel drive models)
  • Dimensions: 4720mm length, 1860mm width, 1705mm height, 2710mm wheelbase
  • Luggage capacity: 117L with third row up, expands to 479L with third row folded
  • Towing capacity: 1300kg (braked), 750kg (unbraked)
  • Seven-year, unlimited-kilometre warranty
  • Seven years of roadside assistance
  • Seven years of capped-price servicing (pricing to be announced)
  • Available in eight colors: Lunar White, Star Silver, Rhine Blue, Loran Violet, Mercurial Grey, Technical Grey, Aurora Green, Space Black
Matt Brand
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