MG Planning To Roll Out A More Affordable Electric Vehicle By 2022

After launching the MG eZS EV in India. the company has plans to launch a more affordable electric vehicle that will sit in the 10-15 Lakhs budget.

In December this year, MG Motors is going to unveil the eZS electric vehicle. The launch and price announcement will happen in January 2020 while the bookings for the EV will commence in December itself.

After the eZS, MG Motors is going to launch another electric vehicle in India which will be much more affordable. While the eZS is likely to be priced between Rs 20-25 Lakhs, the upcoming EV will come in the range of Rs 10-15 Lakhs.

No further details have been mentioned about the upcoming EV. MG Motors has confirmed that the EV will not be launched before the next 3-4 years, as it plans to gain popularity in the EV space first.

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With that, MG is also setting up its local battery assembly unit here. This should be done in the next 1-2 years. With a local battery assembly unit, MG Motors can very well see cost reduction in the manufacturing of its EVs.

MG eZS will be amongst India’s earliest set of electric vehicles. eZS EV will use a 44.5 kWh lithium-ion battery pack which will be IP67 resistant. The electric motor onboard will be able to produce 143 BHP and 353 Nm of peak torque, with a single-speed transmission.

Features onboard will include a touchscreen infotainment system with Hector’s i-Smart technology, voice recognition, dual-zone climate control, panoramic sunroof, power-adjustable front seats, satellite navigation, projector headlamps and much more.

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The safety features onboard will include six-airbags, rear passenger seat belt reminder, Hill Descent Control, Hill Start Assist, ABS, ESP, rear parking sensors with a rearview camera, Pedestrian alert system and safety cage for the EV battery.