The new, facelifted 2022 Changan CS35 Plus recently undergone a fuel economy run conducted by the Automotive Association of the Philippines (AAP) last April 16, 2022.
For each run, the fuel tank was filled to the brim with unleaded 95RON at the gas station to mark the start and refueled at the end to measure the amount of fuel used. All standard OEM equipment was present in the vehicle. Tire pressure was set at 2.2 bar. Air conditioning was at a full thermostat with the lowest blower setting that was comfortable for the occupants. The radio was not used.
Under the said control conditions, the new 2022 Changan CS35 Plus yielded the following official results:
For the highway test route, the New CS35 Plus registered fuel consumption of 21.49 km/l covering a distance of 180.652 kilometers and running at 60-80 kilometers per hour (kph) along NLEX from Balagtas in Bulacan to Tarlac City and back. The odometer reading at the start of the run was 2,163 km and finished at 2,341 km. When refueled, only 8.408 liters were added, coming from a full tank.
For the urban test route, the New CS35 Plus consumed 15.25 km/l after traveling for 86.8 km at 60-80 kph through the key thoroughfares connecting Makati City, Manila, Quezon City, and back with the odometer starting at 2,374 km and finishing at 2,460 km. At the end of the run, the car was refueled with just 5.69 liters of gas.
The 2022 Changan CS35 Plus is powered by a 1.4-liter turbocharged gasoline engine that produces 160 horsepower and 260 Nm of torque. This is mated to a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic, driving the front wheels.
Launched in March this year, the new 2022 Changan CS35 Plus likewise boasts significant enhancements in its safety system, dubbed “Safe-tech.” This advanced safety and protection technology consists of thoughtful highly-advanced active safety features that are over and above the basic in vehicles of its class and price tag.