Review: Chery eQ1

Pure electric vehicle by Chery on new energy , eQ1 is developed on the basis of Chery forward development technology platform, with the maximum driving mileage of 180 km, representing the innovation and breakthrough Chery made on new energy technology and marketing concept, it has set up the new standard of new energy vehicles, and has launched the new era of “green travel” for Chinese cars

Key Specifications

  • Model: eQ1
  • First available: October 2016
  • Electric/Hybrid: Electric
  • Seats: 2
  • Range: 110 miles 180 km
  • Price: $7,300
    Price: €6'000
    Price: £5'200

Range & Battery

  • Battery options

    Power comes from an electric motor mated to a lithium ion battery with 41 horses and 120 Nm

  • Charge time

    Charging takes six hours on 220V and 1.5 hours for 80% on a fast-charger, while if taking conventional charging that may take up to 8-10 hours for a full charge.

Innovation & Self-driving

The infotainment system comes with Wi-Fi, a trip computer, and a reversing camera. The car is not technically equipped for self-driving capability.

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