Are you looking for a vehicle update, why not choose an electric vehicle this time? If yes, then this article may help you in many ways. Electric vehicles are one of the growing trends today. In Nepal too, with the decrease in taxes for electric vehicles, the market of electric vehicles is booming up these days. Here, in this article, we have prepared a list of the upcoming electric cars in Nepal.
Before we Begin…
Electric cars are those cars that are either partially or fully powered by electric power. The battery is the source of power for an electric car. Affordable prices, low operating costs, and tax rates are attracting Nepal towards electric vehicles. Moreover, electric vehicles are Eco friendly too.
They have lower gas emissions and less sound pollution than fuel vehicles. Nepal’s government is also planning for installing electric vehicle charging stations all over Nepal. Thus, let’s know which electric cars are launching in the coming days in Nepal.
Here is the list of upcoming electric cars in Nepal
Many international electric vehicles are launching these days. The most awaited electric cars like Nisan Leaf EV, Tata Nexon Electric, BYD e6 have launched in Nepal recently. And, other international models are expected to be launched in the coming days. Now without delay, let’s talk about the upcoming electric cars in Nepal.
Hyundai Ioniq 5 EV
First, let’s talk about the Hyundai Ioniq-5. Hyundai Ioniq-5 is an electric car with two battery options 58 kWh and 72.6 kWh. Its Smart Remote Parking Assist assists you to make your car parking easier and safe. Moreover, Hyundai Ioniq-5 has an auto-flush outside the handle system, which makes this car very stylish. In addition, you can also open the outside handles of the car by simply touching the handles and it will flush out.
To make your travel comfortable, it also has a “Relaxation, Comfort Seat” mode. And, Hyundai Ioniq-5 helps you to relax in your car when you are charging the car or want to rest. Definitely, it is one of the best electric vehicles in Hyundai.
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|Wheelbase||3000 mm Wheel size: 20 inch|
|Height||1661 millimeter (mm)|
|Driving Mode||Rear-wheel Drive and Alloy wheel drive|
|Battery Options||Small Battery: 58 kWh | Large battery: 72.6 kWh|
|Range||Large battery: 470 to 480 kilometers on a full charge|
|Motor Options||125 kW, 53 kW, 120 kW, and 173 kW|
|Max Torque||443 Newton Meter (NM)|
|Acceleration||0 to 100 km in 5.2 sec|
|Top Speed||185 kilometers per hour|
|Charge||5 to 80 percent in 18 minutes|
|Class||Compact Crossover SUV|
|Body Style||5-Door SUV (Sport Utility Vehicle)|
|Platform||Hyundai Electric Global Modular Platform|
Harmonious Gaia Gx 8
Nowadays, many electric cars are being imported to Nepal from China. Further continuing the process New Chinese electric car Harmonious Gaia GX8 is launching soon in Nepal. Gaia Solar engaged in changing steadily deteriorating environment and invested huge capital on researching one kind of clean and sustainable energy. With the noble mission, it has become a famous brand in the concentrated solar power industry. GX8 will be one of the cheapest cars available in Nepal.
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|Body size: L*W*H (mm)||3450*1550*1630|
|Wheel Base (mm)||2260|
|Ground clearance (mm)||170|
|Total mileage||150-200 km|
|One time electric generating Mileage (Km)||100-120|
|Solar panel generating Mileage (Km)||50|
|Charging mode and time||Slow charge 6 to 8 h|
|Power consumption (Kwh/100Km)||6KWH|
|Battery rated voltage||12 v|
|Number of batteries||5|
|Rated Power motor||4 kW|
|Peak torque||70 NM|
Peugeot 2008 EV
Another car that is upcoming in Nepal is Peugeot 2008 EV. PEUGEOT e-2008 SUV boasts the same powerful, fluid, and generous lines as the combustion versions. Its 100 kW engine (136bhp) provides instant acceleration with immediate engine torque of 260Nm. Moreover, it provides the pleasure of flexible, dynamic, and silent driving.
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|Acceleration 0 -100 km/h||8.5 sec|
|Length*width*Height||4300mm * 1770mm* 1530mm|
|Battery Capacity||50 kWh useable 45 kWh|
|Total Torque||260 Nm|
|Total Power||100 kW (136 PS)|
|Top Speed||150 km/h|
|Electric Range||250 km|
The VN2 model has accumulated 6 rounds of 200,000 km reliability verification and 13 kinds of limit road conditions. Moreover, it has 8-10 times road strengthening coefficient, and the strength and durability of each system have been fully verified.
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|Configuration||Value Type||Mountain Special Type||New Casual Type||New Urban Type||Elite Type|
|Battery Type||Lead Acid||Lead Acid/Lithium||Lead Acid/Lithium||Lead Acid/Lithium||Lithium|
|Number of seats(2)||4|
|Min. Ground Clearance (Full Load) (mm)||≥120|
|Tire Specifications||155/65 R13||155/65 R14||155/65 R14||155/65 R14||155/65 R14|
|Motor Type||AC Asynchronous|
|Rated Power (kW) motor||3.5||5||4||4||5|
|Braking System||Front disc/rear drum|
|Suspension System (F/R)||(F/R ) McPherson Independent Suspension/Trailing Arm Independent Suspension|
|Drive Mode||Rear-Engine Rear-drive|
|Constant Speed Maximum Range||110||110||110||110||110|
|Charging way and time||Slow Charging 6-8 Hours|
Another car on our list is the Mahindra Ekuv 100. The Mahindra Ekuv 100 is manufactured by Indian automaker Mahindra. It is a mini SUV-based EV or Electric vehicle. It was launched at the Auto Expo 2020 in India. The electric variant of Mahindra has yielded a new brand image to Mahindra.
Mahindra Ekuv 100 comes under the SUV class style and design. It is a mini SUV that runs on electrical energy. The 15.9 kWh Li-ion battery is the source of energy that runs the car. Also, the car has an electric range of 147 km. It can charge up to 80% in 60 minutes.
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|Specifications||Mahindra E-KUV 100|
|Class of Body||Mini SUV|
|Style of body||SUV|
|Layout of body||Wheel Drive|
|Power Output||54 Hp, 54 PS, 120 NM|
|Battery Capacity||15.9 kWh Lithium-ion|
|Electric Range||147 km|
|Max Torque||120 Nm|
|Charge Time||80% in 60 minutes|
|Price||IRS 8-10 Lakhs|
GWM Ora R1
GWM Ora R1 is distinguished by its round, chrome-encased headlights, circular ORVMs, heavily flared wheel, and oval taillights. The GWM Ora R1 features a 9-inch touchscreen infotainment system with connected car technology. This electric car offers safety features such as front and side airbags, tire pressure monitoring system, reverse parking sensors with camera, ESP, traction control, hill ascent control, adaptive braking system, and an electronic parking brake.
|Charging Time||fast: 0.67hours, slow:9.1/10hours (80%)|
|Num. of Doors/Seats & Body Type||5/4 hatchback|
|Body Size (L*W*H)||3495×1660×1560|
|Max. Speed (km/h)||102|
|Battery Capacity||28.5/33kWh (Ternary lithium)|
|Curb Weight (kg)||990|
|Max. Power||48 PS or 35 kW|
|Front Suspension||McPherson struts.|
|Rear Suspension||Torsion bar|
|Front Brakes||Vented disc|
|Front Tyres||165/65 R15|
This is the list of upcoming electric cars in Nepal. The future of electric vehicles is bright in Nepal. As the electric vehicle utilizes the electricity output of Nepal, this will definitely reduce the cost of fuel important in Nepal. Moreover, electric vehicles are good for the environment because they have low sound and air pollution. Thank you for reading, if you find this article helpful, please like and share this article. Stay safe.