2023 Chery Omoda 5 launched in Malaysia, Honda HR-V rival from RM109k

More than a year after the initial announcement for its return, Chery Malaysia has today finally launched the Omoda 5 here in Malaysia. Locally assembled in Inokom’s assembly plant in Kulim, Kedah, the all-new 2023 Chery Omoda 5 will be offered in two variants, starting from RM108,800.

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2023 Chery Omoda 5 exterior

The Chery Omoda 5 stands out as perhaps the most eye-catching B-segment crossover here on our shores, thanks to its ‘Art of Motion’ design languages that boasts unique blend of sharp lines and loud design touches, which Chery says is meant to appeal to “young consumers in the 25-30 age group”.

Exterior highlights on the B-segment crossover include:

  • LED headlights with LED daytime-running lights
  • LED tail lights
  • 18-inch alloy wheels (with red accents on H variant)
  • Sequential turn indicators (H variant only)
  • Welcome lights animation (H variant only)
  • Red exterior striping (H variant only)
  • Exterior colour options: Khaki White, Dark Black, Phantom Grey, Two-tone Khaki White and Dark Black (H variant exclusive)

2023 Chery Omoda 5 performance

At launch, the Chery Omoda 5 will be offered with a single powertrain consisting of a 1.5-litre turbocharged inline-four engine and a CVT gearbox.

  • Engine: 1.5-litre, turbocharged inline four-cylinder, petrol
  • Transmission: Continuously-variable, nine virtual gears
  • Driveline: Front-engine, front-wheel drive
  • Max horsepower: 156 hp
  • Max torque: 230 Nm @ 1,750 – 4,500 rpm

Chery says that a more powerful 1.6-litre turbo variant will also be introduced at a later date, as will the fully-electric BEV variant that was first shown off in China earlier this year.

High-tech interior

Bringing the same sharp styling into the interior, the cabin of the 2023 Chery Omoda 5 also sports a funky dashboard design, headlined by the dual 10.25-inch displays that serve as the digital instrument cluster and infotainment system, as well as a unique ambient lighting system on the dashboard trims and central cupholders.

Equipment-wise, the 2023 Chery Omoda 5 comes as standard with:

  • Wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity
  • Intelligent voice assistant
  • Acoustic glass
  • Dual-zone climate control
  • Electronic parking brake
  • Wireless mobile charging pad
  • Reverse camera with dynamic guide lines
  • Faux leather and fabric upholstery (faux leather only on H variant)
  • Eight-speaker Sony Premium sound-system (H variant only)
  • 6-way powered driver seats with ventilation (H variant only)
  • Powered sunroof (H variant only)
  • Hands-free powered tailgate (H variant only)

Advanced safety as standard

The all-new 2023 Chery Omoda 5 will come as standard in Malaysia with a suite of advanced driver assistance features, consisting of:

  • Autonomous Emergency Braking
  • Adaptive Cruise Control with low-speed follow (0-180 km/h)
  • Traffic jam Assist
  • Integrated Cruise Assist
  • Lane Departure Warning and Prevention Assist
  • Emergency Lane Keeping
  • Rear Cross-Traffic Alert
  • Blind Spot Detection

Additionally, the H variant also adds a 360-degree surround view monitor, traffic sign recognition, and a speed limit assist system.

2023 Chery Omoda 5 Pricing in Malaysia

The 2023 Chery Omoda 5 is offered in two variants, with prices as follows:

  • 2023 Chery Omoda 5 C – RM108,800
  • 2023 Chery Omoda 5 H – RM118,800

Included in the price is a seven-year standard manufacturer’s warranty, and five years of free service (labour). The first 3,000 customers will also receive a 10-year/1,000,000 km engine warranty for the Chery Omoda 5’s powertrain components; the extended warranty will be available for purchase later at RM2,000.



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