Zotye Z100 Hatchback
- Sold in Pakistan = 2020-2021
- 1st Generation
- Status = Discontinued
Zotye Z100 Last Price in Pakistan in 2021:
- 14,98,500 PKR inclusive of withholding tax.
Since many Chinese automobile companies are on their way to make debut in Pakistani automobile markets, Zotye is one of them and Zotye is on its way to launching its cheapest car based on Suzuki Alto’s seventh-generation platform Zotye 100 in Pakistan. Zotye Z100 was launched in China in 2013 as a subcompact hatchback while its all-electric version was presented in October 2014. Topsun Motors in collaboration with Zotye China launched successfully the first electric car automobile company in Pakistan and its showroom was inaugurated in Lahore on 3rd January 2020 under the implementation of the National Electric Vehicle Policy in Pakistan.
Topsun launched four new Chinese models in Pakistan including Zotye Z100, JMC single cabin, JMC double Cabin, and JMC Vigus 2.4 liters. Fuel-powered Zotye Z100 are imported from China while electric variants will also be soon available after the implementation of the National Electric Vehicle policy in Pakistan. This small hatchback is a two-wheel-drive car with a front engine and its small size makes it best on rush roads of Pakistan. Bookings for Zotye Z100 have been started at the Topsun Motors showroom in Lahore and some of the units can be seen running roads of our country too.
Power train, transmission, and performance:
It is powered by a 1000 cc engine having three inline cylinders, EFI TNN3G10K engine is paired with a front-wheel-drive option while the engine produces the maximum power of 68 hp at 6200 rpm and torque of 90 Nm at 3500 to 4000 rpm. The all-electric version (Not available in Pakistan) is paired with a 13.5 KW motor backed by a lithium-ion battery that takes almost one hour to charge by eighty percent and 13.5 kW motor generates a torque of 145 Nm and provides a combined mileage of 200 kilometers when fully charged with a top speed of ninety kilometers per hour. The fuel-powered Z100 gives a mileage of 18.9 kilometers per liter with a fuel tank capacity of thirty-five liters and accelerates 0 to 100 kilometers per liter in 11.2 seconds with a maximum speed of 150 kilometers per hour. It offers you a five-speed manual transmission with smooth gear changes while the automatic variant will also be available soon in Pakistan.
Performance & Drive:
The electric power-assisted steering response is very precise giving you maximum confidence while turning and cornering of the car around narrow streets of the country making handling quite feasible letting you enjoy a smooth jerk-free ride, especially when moving over bumpers and imperfections.
Exterior design and features:
The design of the Z100 is quite similar to the Suzuki Alto seventh-generation having similar headlights on its front bumper. The vertical chrome grill is designed on the center of the Bonnet while fog lights are also equipped with it assisting you in extreme weather conditions. The main difference between Alto and Z100 is the different colored headlights which shows that Zotye Z100’s headlight is matte black in color with screen glass while Alto has a white transparent glass headlight. The shape and design of alloy wheels are also a bit different in Z100 having 14 inches dimensions and more attractive than Suzuki Alto. It is available in many exterior color options that include blue, silver, and white.
Interior design and features:
The interior cabin of Zotye Z100 is a statement of comfort and stylish looks colored in brown and beige color theme giving the cabin 2 tone configuration. It is a five-seater car having cloth-covered seats giving passengers average comfort and relaxation. It is equipped with a digital mileage meter and speedometer while a proper infotainment screen has not been introduced yet in it but it does have an FM radio and auxiliary cable audio system.
The boot area is separated from the interior cabin by a rear shelf and a toolkit is present at the side of the boot too. Safety: Airbags and anti-lock braking systems are not available in this edition but later editions are expected to be launched with airbags and ABS. safety features of Zotye Z100 include central locking, anti-theft alarm system, override the lock, power windows, tachometer, low fuel warning alarm, and keyless entry.