Haval Australia has announced changes to the 2019 H2 range beginning with a new naming structure.
The entry-level MT model will now be known as the City. Additionally, there is also the option of an automatic transmission which adds $1000 to the cheque, formally the car could only be had with a six-speed manual.
Standard kit on the H2 City includes Bluetooth, cruise control, reverse parking sensors, 18-inch alloy wheels, automatic park brake, tyre pressuring monitoring as well as front, side and curtain airbags.
Haval also states the H2 is utilising thicker sheet metal to give a confidence-inspiring “clunk” when the doors are closed.
Moving up to the Premium model adds a 7.0-inch infotainment screen, a rear-view camera with park assist and a sunroof.
The range-topping Lux gets Comfort-Tek (artificial leather) seat trim, power adjustable and heated front seats and dual-zone climate control.
All variants are powered by a 1.5-litre turbo-petrol engine producing 110kW and 210Nm. Drive is sent to the front wheels through a six-speed manual or six-speed automatic in the city, the Premium and Lux are exclusively matched with the auto. 
Last year, independent crash tester ANCAP awarded the H2 a five-star safety rating, however, the absence of autonomous emergency braking means it wouldn’t score as well if it was assessed again.
Haval has also confirmed a seven-year, unlimited kilometre warranty with five years roadside assistance is now standard range-wide.
2019 Haval H2 drive-away pricing:
H2 City manual - $19,990
H2 City auto - $20,990
H2 Premium Auto - $22,990
H2 Lux Auto - $25,990
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