Haval has come out of the woodwork in recent years, and is making big moves in the SUV space.
The 2022 H6 GT is one of Haval’s newest additions to the lineup in 2022. A full-sized SUV coupe designed to rival luxury European brands, without the price tag.
Representing excellent value for money, the H6 GT is very well equipped with all the tech and features you’d expect in a flagship SUV, with no direct competitors in the market at present making it an interesting one to keep an eye on.
What we love
A full-size luxury SUV experience, without the full-size pricetag
A very generous list of as-standard included features, even on the base model
Premium looking and feeling cabin and dashboard
Apple CarPlay + Android Auto paired with a high resolution, responsive 10.2” touchscreen.
5-Star ANCAP safety rating.
An impressive list of safety technology and driver assistance features for its price point.
The 2022 H6 GT is available in only two variants - the H6 Lux (Front wheel drive), and the H6 Ultra (All wheel drive), being the flagship.
All variants share the same engine - a 2L Petrol, paired to a 7-speed sports automatic dual-clutch. Compared to the regular H6 wagon, the GT is set apart by a sporty redesign, featuring a sloping roofline and new front grille giving it an edgy, aerodynamic and aggressively sporty appearance compared to its family SUV counterpart.
Features and Tech
As there are only two grades here, you’re not missing out on much if you opt for the 2WD Lux model. As standard across both models, you’re getting:
19” alloy wheels
LED headlights and daytime running lights
dual 10.25” screens (infotainment and digital instrument cluster)
Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
8-speaker sound system
The AWD Ultra adds a heads-up display, wireless charging, ambient lighting and an optional sunroof. A very generous list of inclusions, adding to the car’s value appeal - you really do get a lot for your money.
The H6 GT is designed to comfortably seat 5 passengers. Not only incredibly spacious for its class, it is also surprisingly comfortable, the cabin is very well-built and features:
High-resolution and responsive dual screens,
Premium materials throughout,
Heated and vented seats which are very supportive and comfortable,
thoughtful storage compartments throughout.
Cabin ambiance is boosted yet again on the flagship Ultra, with the addition of a panoramic sunroof, and ambient lighting.
The second row is again incredibly spacious, which is not something that can be said about all 5-seater medium SUVs. The passenger row features generous headroom and legroom for all passengers, which makes the H6GT a surprisingly great family car - good news for those with child seats.
You’re also getting 392L of boot capacity with 5 seats in use, expandable to 1390L which is surprisingly generous and paired with an electric tailgate, making this an incredibly versatile and practical car.
This car can fit 2x rear-facing child seats and 1 x front-facing car seat. Perfect for families with very young children or newborn twins. Boot space for a double pram was also very generous allowing shopping bags as well.
What’s it like to drive?
The H6 GT is powered by a 2L turbo petrol, it feels sharp and responsive, making the SUV boxy feel smaller and lighter than you’d expect. You’re also able to take advantage of selectable drive modes including sport mode and race mode if you’re feeling adventurous, which turn the H6 GT into a ‘hot SUV’ so to speak, with the noises to match.
It’s not exactly a hot hatch, but it is a bit of fun and allows you to tap into the car’s full potential with the touch of a button.
The H6 series has received a 5-star ANCAP safety rating (based on the testing of the H6 wagon). The H6 GT receives an impressive list of included safety technology and driver assistance features including:
Autonomous emergency braking,
Cyclist and pedestrian detection,
Adaptive cruise control systems
Full suite of 7 airbags.
If you've got little ones be rest assured you have 2 ISOFIX ports and 3 top tether points located in the vehicle.
We fit 2 rear facing & 1 front-facing car seat in the vehicle. We were very pleased with how much space there was for 3 child seats in the row. We've partnered with Maxi Cosi to bring you the best in child car safety. Purchase your Maxi Cosi car seat today.
There is a lot to like about the H6 GT... very well-built, surprisingly spacious and comfortable, and a feature-rich 5-seater SUV with a lot of surprises up its sleeve.
For its price point, you’d be hard-pressed to find a car this good-looking, feature-rich and dynamic.
With technology and safety features you’d expect to see only on cars at the 6 figure mark, the H6 GT represents excellent value for money, and a great reason to consider buying a Haval.
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Article written by Alex Spurway for carconnect.