I am also extremely curious to find out how this all ended, I am very keen on purchasing the Tiggo TXE Auto... Can anybody help me further?
Hi, the vehicle is very spacious and nice, but problematic.
I bought one in Jan 2012, and after fighting about gearbox problems, it was sorted five months later.
At the same time the gearbox was fixed, a power steering pump and steering rack had also to be changed at about 5000km.
As I write, the vehicle is in once again today for the fourth power steering pump, so I don't know if it is a mass production problem, or just poor QA. There are so many on the road, but it feels as if we bought a dud.
Can I know what is your model? 1.6 or 2.0. And the location of the dealer you bought it from? I'm from Putrajaya, and I'm very keen to buy this Tiggo because of the room, stylish body kit & PRICE promotion.
Please provide me the information. TQ in advance.
I've purchased a Tiggo 16TX a year ago. I agree that the car is underpowered in 1st & 2nd gear, but adapting your driving technique easily overcomes this.
I drive her hard, including corrugated roads, and till now the only problem I've had was when the service techie stripped the thread of the sump plug.
As for clicking noise from the tyres, this usually is from small stones getting stuck in the sipes of the tyres. I think that this vehicle is value for its price.
I bought a second hand Tiggo 2011 2.0 TXE automatic about 5 weeks ago. Have now done 2000 km with it, a very happy 2000 km I may add! We went for a nice long trip yesterday and averaged about 11 km/l at a constant speed of 120 km/h. Yes, it is a bit under powered, especially when driving through mountainous country, and therefore I would not recommend the 1.6 to anybody! So far I am extremely happy with this vehicle. Great value for money, and yes I will buy again from this manufacturer.
Bought a brand new 1.6TX 8 months ago. So far I have had endless problems with the vehicle. Today 01.03.13 I am again stuck, as the vehicle just switched off and won't start again. This is the fourth incident of this kind. I am waiting on road assistance to collect the vehicle. I feel very upset, as I feel not enough is done to assist us the customers. The problems are affecting my work and causing me undue stress, as the dealer does not give a courtesy car when mine is being fixed. How are we protected as consumers? What is Chery SA going to do to fix this problem?
I am considering buying the Tiggo 2.0 auto, and would appreciate any advice.
Just an update on this post. It is now almost a year and about 10000 km later. Had no mechanical issues with this car. Still love it and my wife is nuts about this vehicle. Engine is much smoother now (run in) and it actually feels like she has more power now, especially on steep hills. Fuel consumption is in the order of 10-11 km/l on the open road at 120-130km/h. Love this vehicle!