A Chinese car brand is coming to Austria with affordable SUVs

A Chinese car brand is coming to Austria with affordable SUVs

Something ready Cherry hear? No? That may change soon. Because one state Chinese car manufacturers will enter the Austrian market in the spring. Chery will launch its fledgling Omoda brand in Austria – initially with a petrol engine, followed immediately by a hybrid model and Omoda 5 electric SUV results.

All three variants of China’s ninth largest car manufacturer basically differ only in driving technology. The Height 4.4 meters 5 types of Omoda are in the same section as VW Tiguan,, Hyundai Kona or Toyota C-HR calm down

They are in the cockpit 2 screens to find each having a diagonal of 10.25 inches exhibition. On the one hand, it serves as an instrument panel and on the other hand for infotainment. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are also available wireless charging and up to 50 watts for 2 smartphones.

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Range with LFP battery

The electric version of the Omoda 5 is based on an electric motor driving the front axle with an output of 150 kW (204 hp). The E-SUV is expected to be available with 2 different battery sizes: 41 kWh and 62 kWh. Omoda has not mentioned the charging capacity. Just this much: 35 minutes should be enough to charge the car up to 80 percent.

Omoda takes the battery out CATL. It seems this is concerning Lithium iron phosphate (LFP) batteries. Such LFP batteries are typically about 20 percent cheaper to produce than lithium-ion batteries of the same energy capacity. In addition, LFP batteries are different no cobalt and also no nickels. However, lithium metal phosphate batteries are also heavier and bulkier.

Omoda’s various statements should be taken with caution, as it is unclear which test method is involved. The model with a small battery has a range of up to 300 kilometers He said that for a great example there should be up to 450 kilometers to be When it comes to consumption, it should 15 kWh per 100 km to be

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Prices in Austria

Information about Austria to start Omoda wants to reveal in the coming weeks. According to futurezone, we are currently in detailed discussions with potential partner companies. In any case, Omoda wants to go internal partners a Sales and after sales network build

Information about the price is also still unclear. The Omoda 5 with combustion engine it should be around the time of market launch 26,000 Euros cost. That’s the same with the Hyundai Kona. VW Tiguan starts at 33,990 euros.

The manufacturer will only reveal how much the Omoda 5 electric SUV will cost later. According to rumors the price will be… approximately 37,000 euros sleep