2021 MG EP budget electric car revealed in Thailand, prices to be announced on 1-Dec

Arif · Nov 26, 2020 11:00 AM

2021 MG EP budget electric car revealed in Thailand, prices to be announced on 1-Dec 01

An affordable electric car is set to launch in Thailand this December. Revealed today, the MG EP electric station wagon aims to be the benchmark for electric cars in Thailand with the following key elements:

  • Dimension
  • Comfort and safety
  • Powerful performance
  • Low cost of ownership

2021 MG EP budget electric car revealed in Thailand, prices to be announced on 1-Dec 02

While most electric cars have always seemed inaccessible to the masses, the MG EP aims to change this. Making an affordable electric car available in Thailand in well in-line with the Thai government’s 2030 electrification target.

2021 MG EP budget electric car revealed in Thailand, prices to be announced on 1-Dec 03

The station wagon body is selected to maximise the practical space. Active and passive systems are also equipped on the MG EP.

MG EP electric wagon specifications
Battery capacity 50.3 kWh
Range (NEDC) 380 km
Total power output 165 PS
AC Charging  not specified
DC Charging not specified
Total Torque 260 Nm
0 - 100 km/h 8.8 s
Top Speed 185 km/h

2021 MG EP budget electric car revealed in Thailand, prices to be announced on 1-Dec 01

While the charging rate (kW) have not been specified, what we do know is that:

  • DC charging from 0-80% takes about 40 minutes.
  • AC charging from 0 - 100% takes about 7 hours and 15 minutes
  • Charging is done via a Type 2 charger.

2021 MG EP budget electric car revealed in Thailand, prices to be announced on 1-Dec 02

We're curious to see the market response towards this new EV in Thailand. The station wagon body type is not very popular among Malaysians, but an affordable and practical electric car might just entice some Malaysian to go electric.

Talking about MG electric cars, the MG ZS EV has been spotted on our roads a few times.

2021 MG EP budget electric car revealed in Thailand, prices to be announced on 1-Dec 03

Official prices of the MG EP station wagon are set to be announced on 1 December 2020.
 

Arif

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Previously an engineer in an automotive manufacturing company and a highway concessionaire. A part-time research student on biofuels and diesel engines. Obsessed with vehicle electrification and the future of transportation.

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