Haval has a new rival to the Kia Seltos.

    The Jolion replaces the ageing H2 SUV in the brand’s range, and goes head-to-head with the MG ZST, along with strong-selling rivals from Hyundai, Kia, Mazda, and Nissan.

    UPDATE, 14/05/21Haval has confirmed pricing and specifications for the entire Jolion range, plus service pricing.

    UPDATE, 02/07/21 Our review of the Haval Jolion is now live. Check it out here.

    After initially bringing 300 examples of the mid-spec Lux and top-spec Ultra as Limited Edition ‘LE’ models in April 2021, Haval has confirmed the full-time Lux and Ultra will retain their prices of $27,990 and $30,990 drive-away, respectively.

    Specification for these models is unchanged, but for a new mesh-style grille.

    The new entry-level model is the Premium, which opens the range at $25,490 drive-away. It’ll join the other variants in showrooms in June 2021.

    Even this base model includes a suite of active safety technology, comprising autonomous emergency braking with pedestrian and cyclist detection, plus blind-spot monitoring, lane-keeping assist, rear cross-traffic alert and other features.

    The platform for the Jolion also underpins the new H6 SUV.


    • 2021 Haval Jolion Premium: $25,490
    • 2021 Haval Jolion Lux: $27,990
    • 2021 Haval Jolion Ultra: $30,990

    All prices are drive-away


    Power in the 2021 Haval Jolion comes from a 1.5-litre turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine, sending 110kW of power and 210Nm of torque to the front wheels.

    It’s mated to a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission as standard.

    Fuel Economy

    Claimed fuel consumption for the 2021 Haval Jolion is 8.1L/100km on the combined cycle. The Haval Jolion drinks 91 RON regular unleaded.


    The Haval Jolion has grown compared to its predecessor, measuring 4472mm long, 1841mm wide and 1574mm tall, with a 2700mm wheelbase.

    That’s 107mm longer, 136mm taller and 27mm wider than the current H2, with a 140mm longer wheelbase.

    Servicing and Warranty

    The 2021 Haval Jolion is backed by a seven-year, unlimited-kilometre warranty.

    It requires servicing every 12 months or 15,000km. Haval includes five years of capped-price servicing, with the first five services costing $210, $250, $350, $450 and $290.


    The Haval Jolion hasn’t been crash tested by ANCAP or Euro NCAP yet.

    Unlike its predecessor, it boasts a full suite of active safety features as standard. Atop the front, front-side, curtain and front-centre airbags (seven in total), it offers:

    • Autonomous emergency braking with pedestrian and cyclist detection
    • Lane-keeping assist
    • Blind-spot monitoring
    • Rear cross-traffic alert
    • Traffic sign recognition
    • Driver attention monitoring
    • Adaptive cruise control
    • Surround-view camera (excludes Premium)

    Standard Equipment

    Standard equipment on the Premium includes:

    • 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system
    • Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
    • Paddle shifters
    • Reversing camera and rear parking sensors
    • Cloth upholstery
    • 17-inch alloy wheels
    • Keyless entry and start
    • Automatic headlights
    • Power-folding side mirrors
    • Rain-sensing wipers
    • Roof rails

    The Lux adds:

    • LED headlights, daytime running lights and fog lights
    • Leather-wrapped steering wheel
    • ComfortTek leatherette upholstery
    • Heated front seats
    • Six-way power driver’s seat
    • Digital instrument cluster
    • Six-speaker sound system
    • Dual-zone climate control
    • Rear privacy glass

    Moving to the Ultra adds:

    • 12.3-inch touchscreen infotainment system
    • Wireless smartphone charging
    • Head-up display
    • Panoramic sunroof
    • 18-inch alloy wheels
    Scott Collie

    Scott Collie is an automotive journalist based in Melbourne, Australia. Scott studied journalism at RMIT University and, after a lifelong obsession with everything automotive, started covering the car industry shortly afterwards. He has a passion for travel, and is an avid Melbourne Demons supporter.

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