10 EV’s In Malaysia For Under RM300K

Mazda MX-30 EV

The Mazda MX-30 EV tops out at RM198,780 for the fully imported from Japan model.

A 35.5 kWh, the 355-volt lithium-ion battery mounted beneath the vehicle floor powers the motor, giving the MX-30 a maximum operating range of approximately 199 km on a full charge. Other performance figures include a 0-100 km/h time of 9.7 seconds and a top speed of 140 km/h.

Mercedes-Benz EQA250

The EQA 250 AMG Line costs RM286,888.

The EQA’s motive power comes from a front-mounted electric motor with 188 hp (190 PS or 140 kW) and 375 Nm, which is enough to propel it from zero to 100 km/h in 8.9 seconds and up to 160 km/h. The motor is powered by a 66.5 kWh liquid-cooled, 420-volt lithium-ion battery, which provides a range of up to 429 kilometres on a single charge (WLTP cycle).

The battery can be fully recharged in five hours and 45 minutes via AC (11 kW, Type 2), while DC fast charging at up to 100 kW with an appropriate charger can get the pack from 10% to 80% SoC in 32 minutes.

Kia EV6 GT-Line AWD

The EV6 GT-Line AWD retails around RM300,000.

The Long Range AWD powertrain is specified for the EV6. As a result, it has a water-cooled 77.4-kWh lithium-ion battery that provides up to 506 km of range according to the WLTP standard. The battery powers two electric motors, one at the rear with 224 PS (221 hp or 165 kW) and 350 Nm of torque, and one at the front with 101 PS (99 hp or 74 kW) and 255 Nm of torque. The e-motors work together to provide all-wheel drive as well as a total system output of 325 PS (321 hp or 239 kW) and 605 Nm of torque, resulting in a 0-100 km/h time of 5.2 seconds and a top speed of 183 km/h.

GWM Ora Good Cat

Price of the GWM Ora Good Cat starts at 14x,000 to 16x,000.

In Malaysia, four variants will be available: Tech, Pro, Ultra, and Ultra G. All will have a 143 PS/210 Nm electric motor driving the front wheels, allowing for a top speed of 152 km/h. There is one-pedal driving and five drive modes: Normal, Sport, Eco, Eco+, and Auto.

Volkswagen ID.4

There isn’t a price tag for the Volkswagen ID.4 as of now.

The ID.4 is the follow-up to the ID.3 and is built on the carmaker’s MEB (modular electric-drive toolkit) platform. It was first revealed in September 2020. The EV has already been named World Car of the Year for 2021, defeating the Honda e and Toyota Yaris.

The Pro variant has an underfloor-mounted lithium-ion battery with a capacity of 77 kWh (82 kWh gross). According to the WLTP standard, this equates to a range of 520 km, and the EV supports both AC charging at up to 11 kW (Type 2 connection in Europe) and DC fast charging at up to 125 kW. (CCS connection).

Renault Zoe Zen R110

The Zoe variants that will be available, with the base Zen R110 costing RM163,000 and the Intens R135 not having a confirmed price but expected to cost RM175,000.

Both Zoe models come with the newer Z.E. 50 battery, which has a capacity of 52 kWh. This gives the Zen R110 a WLTP-rated range of 395 km and the Intens R135 a range of 386 km.

Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric P8

The XC40 EV is retailed for RM262,460.

The XC40 EV is powered by two electric motors that produce 408 PS and 660 Nm of torque. It is the fastest Volvo SUV on the market, with a 0-100 km/h time of 4.9 seconds. Following the WLTP cycle, a 78-kWh lithium-ion battery provides a range of up to 418 km from a single full charge.

Hyundai Ioniq 5

The Ioniq 5 is retailed for RM207,808 for the Lite, RM238,408 for the Plus and RM270,408 for the Max.

The Lite has a 58 kWh lithium-ion polymer battery and rear-wheel drive, while the Plus is a more powerful version of the 58 kWh RWD car. The Max shown here is the top-of-the-line model, with a 72.6 kWh battery and dual-motor AWD.

The 58 kWh RWD cars have a rear motor with 170 PS/350 Nm (125 kW) and a 0-100 km/h time of 8.5 seconds, while the Max has a combined 305 PS/605 Nm (225 kW) and a 0-100 km/h time of 5.2 seconds. The WLTP range on a full charge for the 58 kWh car is 384 km and 430 km for the two-tonne 72.6 kWh AWD. Both have a top speed of 185 km/h. For single-pedal brakeless driving, there is an i-Pedal function.

Nissan Ariya

The Nissa Ariya hasn’t been launched in Malaysia yet.

The estimated price for the Ariva is around RM220,000 to RM265,000.

There are two lithium-ion battery packs available: a 66 kWh pack with 63 kWh usable capacity and a 91 kWh pack with 87 kWh usable capacity. Active cooling is used in all versions.

Hyundai Kona Electric e-Plus

The Kona Electric is retailed at RM176, 838.

The e-Lite and e-Plus variants have 39.2 kWh batteries, while the e-Max has a 64 kWh battery. According to the WLTP testing protocol, the e-Plus with its 39.2 kWh battery has an electric motor that produces 136 PS and 395 Nm of torque and has a maximum range of 305 km on a full charge.

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