Motoring with Bob Roco Romeo: Changan CS35 Plus is in town


These days, here in the country and other parts of West Africa, there are exclusive chic cars springing up. Cars are still the needed go-to vehicle for many lovers, owners and buyers of them in the world today. As one of the top four automobile groups in China and the top selling domestic Chinese automotive brand, Changan CS35 Plus is here in Ghana courtesy Automobile Industries Limited based in Accra, with branches in Tema, Kumasi and Takoradi.

With over 35 years of experience in manufacturing and selling passenger vehicles, Changan is an early leader in the Chinese auto industry, making its wave into the West African region, especially Ghana.

The Changan CS35 Plus from Automobile Industries Limited is an appealing good-looking sporty-crossover SUV car connected to style and adventure that packs on first-class looks and functionality. Complementing the looks of the car at the showroom, the Changan CS35 Plus has a sleek pair of slim headlights, accompanied by a geometrically shaped grille, adding a more premium touch to the vehicle. Inside, the car packs up features of innovation and comfort, giving out ample head and legroom for the driver and passengers.

Before getting to the specifications of this classy Changan vehicle, Automobile Industries Limited has a five-year warranty that no dealer gives in this country. The CS35 Plus goes the more traditional route with a very sporty-like profile. Most of the competition has gone with stylish and/or sweeping lines, but this one applies a crotchetier stance.

What beats imagination is powering the vehicle of a 1.4Litre turbocharged engine that is able to butter churn out a total of 156 hp (horsepower) of total power, besides giving out up to 235 Nm (Newton metres) of torque. This is a must-have car if you are a car lover and want to even own one.

The Changan CS35 Plus is a sub-compact crossover produced by Changan Automobile since 2018, when it introduced its first generation. In 2021, Changan CS35 Plus underwent a comprehensive upgrade in appearance – interior and configuration. The facelift it has received remained for the 2022 model.

The feature list of CS35 Plus includes Central Locking, Power Door Locks, Anti-Theft Device, Engine Immobiliser, and Anti-Theft Alarm in terms of security.

For comfort and convenience, the CS35 Plus has Air Conditioner, Power Windows – Front & Rear, Automatic Climate Control, Heater, Rear A/C Vents, Engine Start/Stop Button, Adjustable Seats, Height Adjustable Driver Seat, Electric Folding Rear View Mirror, Automatic Headlamps, Accessory Power Outlet, Power Steering, Multi-function Steering Wheel, Foldable Rear Seat, Remote Trunk Opener, Low Fuel Warning Light, Rear Reading Lamp, Rear Seat Headrest, Rear Seat Centre Arm Rest, Cup Holders – Front, Cup Holders – Rear, Bottle Holder, Vanity Mirror, Keyless Entry, Cruise Control, On Board Computer and Central Console Armrest.

Features for entertainment & communication include Touch Screen, FM/AM/Radio, Bluetooth Connectivity, USB & Auxiliary Input, Speakers – Front and Rear.

The interior features include Tacho Metre, Electronic Multi Tripmetre, Leather Seats, Leather Steering Wheel, Digital Clock, Digital Odometre and Electric Adjustable Seats. With the exterior features, it includes Fog Lights Rear, Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View Mirror, Rear Window Defogger, Alloy Wheels, Centrally Mounted Fuel Tank, Sun Roof, Outside Rear View Mirror Turn Indicator, Integrated Antenna and Adjustable Headlights.

The safety features of this CS35 model includes the Driver Airbag, Passenger Airbag, Side Airbag – Front, Child Safety Locks, Anti-Lock Braking System, Brake Assist, Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (Ebd), Vehicle Stability Control System, Rear Seat Belts, Seat Belt Warning, Rear Camera, Parking Sensors, Crash Sensor, Side Impact Beams, Door Ajar Warning, Tyre Pressure Monitor, and Engine Check Warning.


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