New competitors of Lada Vesta: Gazeta.Ru, where Chinese brands compete with AvtoVAZ, identified seven Chinese competitors of Lada Vesta 05/11/2024, 14:11

Currently the most expensive Lada Vesta on the Russian market is the SW Cross station wagon with a 1.8 engine producing 122 hp. With. and a modifier. In the most equipped Techno version, this car is equipped with LED headlights, front and rear disc brakes, media system with tablet screen, 17-inch alloy wheels, front and side airbags. The cost of such Vesta is an impressive 2.13 million rubles. – this “packaged” Vesta can be compared in Russia with the well-known Chinese crossovers Chery Tiggo 4 Pro and Haval Jolion, but we will also consider other new competitors from the Middle Kingdom.

Lebanon S6 Pro

The Livan S6 Pro sedan is built on the same modular BMA platform as the well-known Geely Coolray in Russia, since the Livan (formerly Lifan) company belongs to Geely. The cabin is equipped with dual touch screens, which are responsible for instrument readings and the media system; The interface includes control of most functions of the car, including opening the hood, adjusting the lighting, radio and climate control.

There is a 1.5-liter turbo engine under the hood of the S6 Pro. With power 147 hp. (25 horsepower more powerful than the Lada Vesta) is mated to a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. But the Chinese sedan is also a little more expensive – from 2.3 million rubles for a car in the basic Luxury configuration. However, it is quite adequately equipped – there are front and rear power windows, heated mirrors, front and side airbags and a sunroof. The seat adjustments of this version are mechanical. In terms of dimensions, Livan is larger than Vesta: its length is 4730 mm, compared to 4445 mm for the Russian car.


The front-wheel drive crossover of the Chinese brand SWM is assembled at Avtotor in Kaliningrad. The vehicle is equipped with a 1.5 liter turbo engine. and a power of 139 hp. and seven-speed robotic transmission. The basic equipment already includes a panoramic roof, LED headlights and 18-inch wheels.

The SUV also has front and side airbags, electromechanical handbrake, keyless entry system and 10-inch screen media system. Dealers offer such passes for at least 2.2 million rubles.

Kaiyi E5

The assembly of Kaiyi brand sedans is also carried out in Kaliningrad. After the price reduction, Kaiyi E5 is sold in the basic configuration at a price of 1.7 million rubles. This is a car with a 1.5 liter turbo engine. power 147 hp and a shifter.

The E5 is equipped with front airbags, air conditioning, heated seats, mirrors and washer nozzles. It also comes with cruise control and keyless entry. There is a smaller wheel in the trunk; the interior can only be decorated with fabric. In this case, Lada Vesta will be preferred as it can offer the customer a magnificent interior with white leather.

Geely Emgrand

Produced at Belarus’ BelGee factory, the Geely Emgrand sedan is equipped with a 1.5-liter naturally aspirated engine. 122 hp — The same power is produced by the 1.8 Evo engine, the oldest in the Lada series. In Russia they want 2 million rubles for an Emgrand with a manual transmission. The equipment of the basic Emgrand includes simple halogen headlights, stamped wheels with covers, two airbags, ABS and a stabilization system. There is also a light in the trunk.

An important advantage of Emgrand is the presence of a classic hydromechanical automatic transmission, which is considered more reliable than a continuously variable transmission (CVT) as on Vesta. Such a car will cost at least 2.2 million rubles. Nice options include power windows with automatic mode, a light sensor, and tire pressure monitoring.


The T55 crossover, the smallest in the model range of the Chinese company FAW, costs at least 2.4 million rubles in Russia. This SUV already has front and side airbags, ABS and directional stabilization system, LED optics and six-way driver’s seat adjustment in its basic version. The vehicle gets its power from a 1.5-liter turbo engine. and a power of 160 hp combined with a seven-speed “robot”.

The crossover has been produced in China since 2021; It was the fourth of the brand’s updated model series. In terms of dimensions, the FAW T55 is comparable to the latest generation Kia Sportage: 4437 mm from bumper to bumper, wheelbase – 2650 mm.

Omoda S5

The Omoda S5 sedan with a naturally aspirated 1.5-liter engine and CVT can be purchased in Russia for 2.3 million rubles. excluding discounts and special offers. Its pedigree comes from the 2015 Chery Arrizo 5 sedan. The vehicle is available in six body colors, including red and steel. Already in the first version, the driver is greeted by a virtual instrument panel, soft coating on the front panel and a large central multimedia screen.

Options include: all-round cameras, ABS and directional stabilization system, front and side airbags (including curtains). In the basic version, the sedan will be equipped with air conditioning. Single-zone climate control is available only on expensive trim levels.


The young crossover in the model line of the Chinese brand JAC is sold in Russia at a price of 1.7 million rubles per car produced in 2024, thus making JS3 one of the most affordable models in its segment. From a technical point of view, this car is quite old; It is simply a redesigned version of the S3 model, which has been produced since 2014.

The base car is equipped with a 1.6-liter engine. (109 hp) and six-speed manual transmission. Available in four body colours. Equipment includes halogen headlights, air conditioning, radio and two airbags; Only the height of the steering wheel is adjustable.

What are you thinking?

The updated Lada Vesta model, the price of which has increased sharply recently, had many affordable competitors from China; they also cost about 2 million rubles, but unlike the Russian sedan they are more spacious or have better power and equipment. Read in the article which cars easily outperform the Russian new car.

Source: Gazeta


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