cheapest electric car ever in India, MG AIR EV

cheapest electric car ever in India, MG AIR EV is a mini electric vehicle consisting of two-door, using a funky design element, delivers 300+km of range on a single charge, at an affordable price range of 10-15lakh to be launched in India soon, near to 2023.

cheapest electric car ever in India, MG AIR EV

Today we talk about the MG AIR EV this is basically suitable for short routes like intracity, first, it was unveiled in Indonesia at an EV expo by Wulling Motor, is sister brand of MG Motor, wulling builds a unique look with a combination of funky element that enhances its look and it feels like Tata Nana EV which is also worlds min car that would be launch in the electric version in India soon.

Overview of Wuling Motors

Liuzhou Wuling Automobile Industry Co., Ltd. is a Chinese manufacturer of automobiles, officially established as a joint venture by Liuzhou Wuling Motors Co., Ltd. and Wuling Automobile Group Holdings Ltd.

Both MG and Wuling are SAIC-owned automotive brands.

It is the sister brand of MG Motor, as the automaker expects in 2023 at the EV expo both MG and Wuling will reveal their EV concept in India.

Front Look of MG AIR EV

Front look highlights: Shorts

  • MG offers AC chargers port At mid of Air EV.
  • No DC charger is available in Indonesia.
  • The front headlamp and rear backlight both have the same design language.
  • Air has 12-inch tires with steel wheels.
  • You get passive door entry.

Front look highlights: detail

When talking about the front look, Air has quite a cute look, mg uses funky elements in the headlight which is mounted on a long led strip that covered the entire front area, and one camera setup below the strip to navigate, personally, I like air instead of tata nano, it has four doors but in air, you get two doors with 4 passenger capacity with passive door entry but one con I found in air, mg offers only 12-inch of tires which is quite small for Indian roads, it might be 14 inches so that air can capture EV market more in my opinion because no car in India consists of 12-inch tires what you think about tires comment below?.

Rear Look of MG AIR EV

Rear look highlights: Shorts

  • Air you get two reflectors at the rear, with a Wulling logo mounted on a long black strip.
  • Air you get foldable seats to extend boot space.
  • Flat rear glass.
  • funky design backlight.

rear look highlights: detail

On the rear side of mg air, you get a flat glass, the same design used at the backlight with two reflectors and a Wuling branding on a long black strip, it has very less boot space you can only put a single laptop-size bag in the boot space but if you want to extend it mg offers foldable back seat you will get much space to store your items or bag easily.

Specification of MG Air EV

Length x Width x Height (mm)2,974 x 1,505 x 1,631
Wheelbase (mm)2,010
Seat capacity4
SuspensionMcPherson (Front) + 3-link coil spring (Rear)
Wheel and tire12” steel wheel with full cap; 145/70R12
BrakesDisc (Front) + Drum (Rear)
SteeringElectric Power Steering

What changes MG will do in Air EV for India?

MG Air EV is also known by the codename E230, What changes MG will do in Air EV for India? let’s discuss this in detail MG will offer a DC charger in place of an AC charger port in India before launching in India, and Wuling offers a left-hand drive steering in Indonesia but in India, you get the right-hand drive steering.

Mg also plans to offer powerful air conditioners (AC) to take care of India’s climate, fourth change is that MG plans to give stylish or might be diamond-cut alloy wheels to Indian customers.

Recap:

  • Diamond cut or stylish alloy wheel
  • powerful AC
  • Right-hand drive steering
  • Dc charger port

Models in MG AIR EV

In Indonesia, MG offers three different variants of Air EVs, long-range, standard range, and long-range with a charging pile.

A key difference between all three:

Air ev – Long Range with Charging PileAir ev – Long RangeAir ev – Standard Range
10.25″ Integrated Floating Widescreen And Smart Start System10.25″ Integrated Floating Widescreen And Smart Start System
Futuristic Center ConsoleFuturistic Center Console
IP67 Waterproof BatteryIP67 Waterproof BatteryIP67 Waterproof Battery
Easy Home Charging SystemEasy Home Charging SystemEasy Home Charging System
2 Airbags2 Airbags2 Airbags
Roomy 4-SeaterRoomy 4-SeaterRoomy 4-Seater
Rp 311.000.000(indonesia)Rp 295.000.000Rp 238.000.000
Indian – RS. 15lakh RS. 12-13lakh RS. 10lakh

Interior of MG Air EV

cheapest electric car ever in India, MG AIR EV
Pic Credit: Wuling motors, 2 airbags in MG air EV

In MG AIr EV’s top variant you get full size led touchscreen display which is isolated into two parts, first is the instrumental cluster and another is the infotainment system which supports features like apple car play and android, climate control features, with front and back parking camera, a small space at the dashboard for storing cup size item, no other same is available at the dashboard for space.

cheapest electric car ever in India, MG AIR EV
Pic Credit : Wuling motors
cheapest electric car ever in India, MG AIR EV
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Battery specs of MG Air EV

In a base variant of MG air EV, you get 25khw to 30kwh of battery capacity which delivers 200km of range whereas in the top variant you get 50kwh of battery which is capable of delivering 300km of range.

Battery typeLithium Ferro-Phosphate; IP67 rating
Battery capacity / Rated voltage17.3 kWh / 115 V
RangeUP TO 200 Km
Charging duration8.5 hours with 2.0 kW AC
Drive motor30 kW, rear wheel drive
TransmissionSingle reduction gear

Colors in MG Air EV

MG Air EV you will get 5 color schemes:

cheapest electric car ever in India, MG AIR EV
  • Galaxy Blue
  • Peach Pink
  • Lemon Yellow
  • Avocado Green
  • Pristine White

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Modes in MG air EV

In MG air EV you get circular driving mode at the handrest, with 2 power window buttons, and an electronic parking brake with auto hold.

IMPORTANT: MG announced that we will source batteries from tata Autocomp in India.

Charging station overview

cheapest electric car ever in India, MG AIR EV
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What is the range of MG AIR EV?

In a base variant of MG air EV, you get 25khw to 30kwh of battery capacity which delivers 200km of range whereas in the top variant you get 50kwh of battery which is capable of delivering 300km of range.

What is the price of MG Air EV in India?

MG air EV comes in India affordable range of Rs.10-15lakh

Which battery is used by MG in Air EV?

MG announced that we will source batteries from tata Autocomp in India.

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