Chery Brings Tiny Electric Car in RI, Can Travel 301 Km


Chery, a car manufacturer from China, participated in heating the floor of the 2022 Indonesia International Motor Show. One of them was by showing off the tiny electric car EQ1. So, what are the specifications?

“This momentum of IIMS Hybrid 2022 is Chery’s national debut for the Indonesian market, and you will see a lot of evolution that has happened to Chery,” said President Director of PT Chery Motor Indonesia, Tao Yong at the IIMS Hybrid 2022 event.

At first glance, the shape of the EQ1 electric car is reminiscent of the Wuling GSEV car model. The design is compact with a box shape, then a two-row bench with a capacity for up to four passengers.

Chery EQ1Chery EQ1 Photo: (Ridwan Arifin/detikOto)

Judging by its dimensions, the EQ1 has a length of 3,200 mm, a width of 1,670 mm, and a height of 1,550 mm. While the wheelbase is only 2,150 mm. Pretty tiny isn’t it?

Speaking of performance, the EQ1 is equipped with a lithium battery with a capacity of 30.6 kWh with a Permanent Synchronous motor type, which is capable of spewing out 30 kW of peak power and 120 Nm of torque.

The maximum speed of the EQ1 is 100 km / h. This car is capable of running from zero to 50 km / h in about 6 seconds.

About the distance traveled, it is considered sufficient for everyday urban mobility. Because this Chery EQ1 can reach a distance of 301 kilometers for a single charge.

In addition, the EQ1 is also equipped with several safety features including: Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), Electronic Brake (EBB), Hill Assist Control (HAC), Hill Descent Control (HDC), Power Battery Protection System, and Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS).

Chery EQ1Chery EQ1 Photo: (Ridwan Arifin/detikOto)

Although small, Chery provides seating for four adults. However, if to actually store things in the trunk, the user must fold the back seat.

What is the appropriate price for this Chery EQ1 if it is sold in Indonesia?

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