GWM TANK 500 confirmed for Australia

Tank 500 – For the savvy customers looking for the ultimate 4WD 7-seater large SUV, GWM is excited to introduce the all-new body-on-frame Tank 500 to the Australian market.

ALL-NEW GWM TANK 500 CONFIRMED FOR AUSTRALIAThis top-of-the-range SUV sets a new benchmark in the segment, offering unparalleled hybrid performance, off-road capability, state-of-the-art technology, and a unique blend of power, luxury, and ruggedness.

The Tank 500 is a true powerhouse, boasting a robust hybrid drivetrain that delivers strong efficiency and dynamic performance. With advanced safety features and a variety of convenience features such as auto reverse assist, it delivers an unmatched driving experience.

Available in two familiar Lux and Ultra grades, the Tank 500 is packed with features for both on and off-road. Deliveries are expected to commence early in Q2.


  • Tank 500 Lux – From $66,490 Driveaway
  • Tank 500 Ultra – Pricing and full specs To-Be-Confirmed

The Tank 500 comes equipped with a high level of capability and standard features centred around 3 Key Selling Points.


Tank 500 Luxury 7-seat SUV

The Tank 500 offers a new benchmark in comfort and convenience in a sub $75,000 large SUV. Loaded with technology and mated to incredible build quality, premium finishes and a thoughtfully designed cabin for driver and passengers alike, Tank 500 offers a wow factor that few others can rival.

  • Luxurious and spacious interior that seats up to seven in comfort
  • Seats in faux leather throughout or lush Nappa-appointed seating on the Ultra grade
  • 8-way power adjustable driver’s seat with lumbar support
  • Heated, ventilated and massaging front seats with memory and welcome function for the ultimate in comfort (Ultra grade)
  • Heated and ventilated second row outer seats and electric folding 3rd row (Ultra grade)
  • Advanced multimedia system including a 14.6 Inch Colour Multitouch Screen, with wireless CarPlay® + wired Android Auto™ integration
  • 12-speaker premium Infinity audio system (Ultra grade)
  • 3 zone climate control to reach all passengers
  • Parking made easy with Front and Rear Parking Sensors and a 360° View Monitor
  • Auto Parking and Auto Reversing Assistance for convenience at its best

Powerful and efficient Hybrid performance

With GWM’s Dedicated Hybrid Technology at the core, the Tank 500 offers a remarkable combination of power and efficiency for all driving scenarios on and off-road.

  • A potent 2.0T hybrid engine with a combined output of 255 kW and a 648 Nm of torque for unmatched power wherever you need it
  • Advanced 9-Speed Hybrid Automatic Transmission (9HAT) paired with a full-time 4WD driveline, offering smooth and responsive handling across any terrain
  • Fuel economy stands at an impressive 8.5 L/100km combined, backed by a generous 80L fuel tank capacity
  • 3,000kg braked towing capacity and 750 kg unbraked


Tank 500 Professional 4WD off-road capability

As the second model (after Tank 300) in GWM’s Tank Professional Off-road range, the Tank 500 features world-class intelligent 4WD technology and a host of driver assistance features designed to ensure no terrain is too demanding.

  • Intelligent Four-Wheel Drive with seamless switching between 2H, AWD, 4H and 4L modes
  • All-Terrain Control System with 11 driving modes
  • Low range and rear differential lock as standard for exceptional off-road capability
  • Turn Assistance
  • Clear Chassis Function
  • Under Carriage Protection
  • A high ground clearance of 224mm (unloaded)
  • 30° Approach angle, 22.5° breakover angle, and 24° departure angle
  • Ready for adventure with a water wading depth of 800mm


Full Feature List for Tank 500 Lux

Lux trim features

  • LED headlights with DRL + auto headlights
  • 18” alloy wheels
  • Rear privacy glass
  • Body coloured exterior door handles
  • Sunroof
  • Side steps – fixed
  • Black Faux leather interior
  • 8-way power driver seat with lumbar support
  • 4-way manual front passenger seat
  • Heated seats – front
  • 14.6” multi-touch screen infotainment
  • Wireless Apple CarPlay®
  • Wired Android Auto™
  • 8 speaker audio system
  • 12.3” digital cluster
  • Auto parking assist
  • Auto Reversing Assistance
  • 360° View Monitor + Clear chassis view
  • Under carriage protection plate
  • Electronic rear diff lock
  • Driving modes – Snow, Sand, Rock, Mud, etc
  • 7 airbags
  • LDW + LKA + LCK + ELK + LCA
  • FCW + AEB (pedestrian + cyclist)
  • Traffic Sign Recognition (TSR)
  • ACC + Intelligent Turning

Exterior Colours

  • Tank 500 will be available in 4 exterior colours. *Metallic paint is an additional $595.

Interior trim options

  • Tank500 Lux– Black Faux leather interior

  • Tank500 Ultra – Black or Blue/Cream* Nappa leather accented interior

*Blue/Cream interior only available with Marble White and Crystal Black