Just In: MG ZS EV launched in India

MG ZS EV features:

With the launch of MG ZS EV, MG the environmental enthusiasts now have a second range EV in India. The car claims the range of 340km, can fast-charge from 0 to 80 percent in less than 50 minutes. The pricing starts at INR 20.88 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). Check out the specifications of the car below:

The ZS EV is launched with a 44.5kWh lithium-ion battery and an electric motor with a performance rating of 143PS and 353Nm. That’s good for a 0-100kmph time of 8.5 seconds. MG will supply a free 7.4kWh wall box charger that can be installed at home or office which would charge the battery from empty to full in 6 to 8 hours. It also has a portable charger that can be plugged into a regular 15A power socket but that would take 16-18 hours for a full charge. The ZS EV can be charged from DC fast chargers at MG dealerships with AC fast charging also at various MG dealers in non-metropolitan cities.

The MG ZS EV is a well-equipped electric SUV that is loaded with plenty of comforts. It gets features like an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, power-adjustable ORVMs, cruise control, projector headlamps, 6 airbags, and auto AC as standard. The top-spec variant comes with an added panoramic sunroof, PM 2.5 filter built into the AC, connected car technology, heated ORVMs, leatherette upholstery and a 6-way power-adjustable driver’s seat to the mix.

The company is offering the ZS EV with a 5-year/unlimited kilometers warranty with roadside assistance while the battery is covered for 8 years or1.5 lakh km, whichever comes first. The carmaker is also presenting a 3-year maintenance package for INR 7,700. MG’s 24×7 roadside assistance for the ZS EV will also be capable of charging the battery in case of an emergency.

The ZS EV’s only rival at launch is the Hyundai Kona Electric.