MG motors, a well-known Indian automobile manufacturer, has released the new MG ZS EV in Nepal. And finally, Paramount Motors Pvt. Ltd., the official distributor for MG automobiles, has launched the most anticipated ZS EV in Nepal. Similarly, they have unveiled the price in a formal press event held on 27th February 2022 in its Naxal showroom. Meanwhile, this electric SUV comes in two versions: Standard Range and Long Range. Let’s have a look at everything the new MG ZS EV 2022 has to offer in a quick overview.
MG ZS EV 2022 Overview
The MG ZS EV 2022 has automatic headlights and wipers, connected car technology, six airbags, all-wheel disc brakes, a tyre pressure monitoring system, and electronic stability control. Moreover, it comes with a 10.1-inch touchscreen infotainment display and a 7-inch digital instrument cluster. Unlike its predecessor, the new ZS EV features significant exterior changes and two upgraded battery options: 51.1 kWh and 72.6 kWh. Meanwhile, the long-range EV has a maximum range of 440 kilometers. Now, let’s look into details about MG ZS EV, its features, specifications, price, and availability in Nepal.
The new ZS EV now looks more like an EV than before with a new front. Similarly, the front grille is replaced by a conventional EV-type grille. Similarly, it is painted to match the body with a centrally located MG logo and charging port on its right. Furthermore, the company has redesigned the front and rear lights and the rear bumper and wheels. Moreover, there are Headlamps, integrated LED DRLs, and LED tail lamps on the front.
Furthermore, the interior of the EV features a 7-inch digital instrument cluster and a 10.1-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Apple Carplay and Android Auto compatibility. In addition, the ZS EV has three levels of regenerative braking, which increases driving range, improves the braking efficiency, and conserves energy. Likewise, it has three driving modes, allowing divers to select their preferred mode. These modes are Eco, Normal, and Sport, and they allow an automobile to adapt to your daily driving needs completely. Also, the car has signature global design cues and is loaded with features like a panoramic sunroof, 17-inch diamond-cut alloy wheels, and a PM 2.5 Filter. There’s an 8-speaker audio system and a 6.1-inch digital instrument cluster as standard in the cabin.
The 2022 version of MG ZS EV has three driving modes and three regenerative braking settings. Here is a quick rundown of the MG ZS EV’s features.
- 51.5 kWh or 72.5 kWh lithium-ion battery
- Automatic air conditioning
- Remote central locking
- Keyless entry with push-start engine button
- 17-inch diamond-cut alloy Wheels
- PM 2.5 air Filter
- LED DRLs and Projector Headlamps
- ABS + EBD + Brake Assist
- Hill Descent Control
- Heated ORVM
- Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
- Driving Modes: Eco, Sport & Normal
- Electric Parking Brake
- Electric windows
- Digital instrument cluster,
- Speed-sensing lock,
- Adaptive cruise control,
- Anti-rolling protection,
- Emergency braking assist,
A Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor (PMSM) powers the ZS EV 2022. It has a maximum power output of 130KW and a maximum torque output of 280 Nm. Similarly, it takes 8.5 seconds to accelerate from 0 to 100 kilometers per hour. There are two battery options for the facelift version: 51kWh and 73kWh. Meanwhile, it is available in two versions: Standard Range and Long Range.
The EV powered by the 51kWh battery takes eight hours to charge via a 7kW charger. Similarly, it takes 54 minutes and 36 minutes to charge via a 50kW and 100kW charger, respectively. On a single charge, the EV has a range of 319 kilometers.
Likewise, the ZS EV long range with a 73kWh battery normally takes 10.5 hours to charge via a 7kW charger. Meanwhile, the 50kW and 100kW fast chargers take 1 hour 3 minutes, and 42 minutes to charge from 0 to 80 percent, respectively. Furthermore, the long-range EV has a range of 440 kilometers on a full charge. It is also able to rival the Kona which comes with similar performance and range.
Rest of Specs
The new MG ZS EV 2022 comes with a rotary-dial gear knob, driving mode, and braking regeneration. It also has blind-spot monitoring, a 360-degree camera, adaptive cruise control, lane-keep assist, and mobile wireless charging. The extensive range of advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) with automatic emergency braking, grouped under the name MG Pilot, contributes to the MG ZS EV 2022’s high level of safety. In addition, 22 ZS EV has a 175 mm ground clearance.
MG ZS EV 2022 Specifications
|MG ZS EV 2022||Standard Range||Long Range|
|Motor||Permanent Magnet Synchronous|
|Permanent Magnet Synchronous |
|Dimension||4314 x 1809 x 1644 mm||4314 x 1809 x 1644 mm|
|Wheelbase||2581 mm||2581 mm|
|Max Power||130 kW (176 PS)||115kW (156PS)|
|Max Torque||280 Nm||280 Nm|
|Top Speed||155 kmph||155 kmph|
|Battery Capacity||51.1 kWh||72.6kWh|
|Range||319 KM||440 KM|
|Charging Time||Full charge in 8 hrs via 7kW charger, |
0-80% in 54 mins. via 50kW charger,
0-80% in 36 mins. via 100kW charger
|Full charge in 10.5 hrs via 7kW charger, |
0-80% in 1.3 hrs. via 50kW charger,
0-80% in 42 mins. via 100kW charger
|Front Tyre||215/50 R17- Disc||215/50 R17- Disc|
|Rear Tyre||215/50 R17- Disc||215/50 R17- Disc|
|Safety System||ABS + EBD + Brake Assist||ABS + EBD + Brake Assist|
|Suspension Setup||Front McPherson, |
|Front McPherson, |
|Storage Capacity||470 liters (expandable up to 1100)||470 liters (expandable up to 1100)|
|Colors||White, Black, Blue, Red, and Grey||White, Black, Blue, Red, and Grey|
MG ZS EV 2022 Price and Availability
The new MG ZS SUV 2022 starts at NPR 51.99 lakh for the 51.5 kWh (Standard Range) model. Similarly, the price of the 72.5 kWh (Long Range) model is NPR 59.99 lakh in Nepal. Meanwhile, the company began taking pre-orders for their new SUV in Nepal a few months ago. As a result, you can purchase an MG ZS EV from your local MG dealership.
|MG Auto||Price in Nepal||Battery Capacity||Variants|
|MG ZS EV 2022||NPR 51.99 lakh||51.5 kWh||Standard Range|
|MG ZS EV 2022||NPR 59.99 lakh||72.5 kWh||Long Range|
To sum up, MG ZS EV has a significant enhancement that ‘green clients’ will appreciate. And it only gets better as the story progresses. The MG ZS EV of 2022 is a wholly electric vehicle from the inside out, unlike its fossil-fueled forerunners. In addition, MG is all about smart technology. If you want to know more about MG ZS EV, visit their Facebook Page.
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