SAIC Roewe ei5 EV
Roewe Ei5 was debuted by SAIC in 2017 as a compact station electric car at Guangzhou Auto Show, China. It is charged by a single electric motor capable of giving you 300 kilometres of range. Its new model was launched in 2019 and it becomes one of the favorite electric vehicle in China that managed to sale 25,093 units in 2019 from the month of January to November. 2020 version of SAIC Roewe Ei5 has been updated with more powerful battery packs that consist of prismatic cells in its manufacturing and gives you an increased driving range of 420 kilometres. Ei5 is a bold choice to be selected as it is not very common on roads of China but as the consumers of electric cars are increased we hopefully see a bright future of Ei5 especially after the successful fight of Covid-19 by China. The overall design of updated version of Roewe ei5 is traditional reminiscent of many recent cars decorated with blue accents. The updated version of SAIC Roewe ei5 is a hit code in Beijing even before the new EV subsidy policy was officially released for the customers and it is kept even cheaper than the previous model of 2018. It is available in two trims that are electric internet ultimate edition and electric internet deluxe edition.
Powertrain, transmission and performance:
SAIC Roewe ei5 gets its power from a permanent magnetic synchronous motor powered by a 52.5 kWh battery pack that use lithium prismatic cells and generate maximum power of 114 hp and torque of 188 pounds feet. The battery can be charged easily at home with an onboard charger within 8.5 hours while service station charging can charge it even faster charging up to eighty percent in just forty minutes.
SAIC Roewe Ei5 specs:
- 420 km (261 miles)of NEDC range
- 5 kWhbattery
- 0-50 km/h (31 mph) in 4.8 seconds
- top speed of 150 km/h (93 mph)
- 85 kW and 255 electric motor
- AC normal charging in 8.5 h
- DC fast charging by 80% in 40 minutes
Roewe ei5 can give you a NDEC range of 420 kilometres with a top speed of 150 kilometres per hour. The new model Roewe ei5 now comes with regenerative breaking which was not common in previous electric vehicles in China. You can experience exceptional driving experience with its three driving modes that can be switched when required and these modes are named as normal driving mode, Eco mode and sport driving mode. Among all the modes sport mode will deliver maximum acceleration to be enjoyed. It has the capability to accelerate from 0 to 60 miles per hour in 11.9 seconds and driving is made more fun and easy with its smooth and balanced steering control that makes the handling of ei5 easy. Brakes of ei5 are also improved to ensure braking system firm and reliable.
Exterior design and features:
The new SAIC Roewe ei5 features an attractive fake grille on front and bigger sized LED headlights are styled on its side while front end also features chrome air intakes and blue accents can be seen throughout its exterior holding on the Roewe ei5 traditional design. Body size of Roewe ei5 features 4544 millimetres of length and 1818 millimetres of width and has a wheelbase of 2665 millimetres. Rear end of Roewe ei5 is boxy with rectangular sleek designed bigger LED tail lights and sixteen inches alloy wheels looks equally beautiful and stylish.
Interior design and features:
One of the biggest advantage of Roewe ei5 is its spacious cabin which is enhanced because the battery is not placed in the passenger area of storage area and thus it also gives you an increased storage area which is not offered in other electric vehicles and you can carry your daily belongings easily. It gives you accommodation to five adults with black leather covered seats that provides maximum comfort. The overall design of the cabin is modern and equipped with loads of luxurious features.
The infotainment system is now made compatible with AL iOS that is a smart internet connecting cars software providing you with navigation, entertainment and air conditioning system can be controlled via voice controls.
Apart from all these intuitive features it is also equipped with up to date safety features like automated emergency braking system, pedestrian warning alarm, adaptive cruise control and active lane assistance ensuring your rides to be safer from before.
The electric internet deluxe trim of Roewe Ei5 is priced at 133,800 Chinese-Yuan after subsidy while electric internet ultimate trim of Roewe EI5 has starting price of 145,800 Chinese-Yuan after subsidy given by the Chinese government.