All-New 2022 MG ZS EV- With Latest Tech & Specs!
2022 MG ZS EV- Overview
For a time now, new test prototypes of the facelifted 2022 MG ZS tiny electric crossover have circulated in India, indicating that the introduction is not far away.
Last October, the revised version of the EV made its international debut, and it is expected to arrive in our market next month.
The model’s importance in MG India‘s scheme of things is highlighted by the model’s comparatively quick turnaround time.
Here are the major highlights of the 2022 MG ZS EV.
- A 360-degree camera and radar were observed on the facelifted MG ZS EV.
- Adaptive cruise control, lane-keep/departure assist, and blind-spot recognition should be included in the ADAS package.
- The interior design is similar to the Astor, the car’s gasoline cousin.
- The battery pack will most likely be upgraded to a 51kWh unit.
Design & Aesthetic
The 2022 MG ZS EV’s styling revisions are mainly focused on the front fascia. While the sheet metal design has remained mostly unchanged, the previous version’s traditional front grille has been replaced with a body-colored faux grille feature expected to boost aerodynamics.
The black background of the MG emblem on the nose has been removed, and the charging port is now visible behind it. Instead, the charging port cover is hidden by the redesigned grille piece.
The updated version of the MG electric SUV also features new alloy wheels, increasing overall aerodynamics.
However, the inside is unlikely to undergo considerable alterations. MG India has also included several elements from the Astor in the electric model.
Battery & Power
While prior reports suggested that the India-spec MG ZS EV would have a smaller battery to save money, a new rumor claims that the next iteration will use a larger battery pack and hence have more autonomy.
For comparison, the current ZS EV on sale in India is equipped with a 44.5 kWh battery pack with an ICAT-certified autonomy of 419 kilometers.
The next version will have a 51 kWh battery, extending the official range to almost 450 kilometers.
A larger battery pack will almost certainly come at a premium, but a best-in-class range would go a long way toward enhancing the compact electric crossover’s attractiveness.
The Tata Nexon is now the best-selling vehicle in the segment.
We don’t expect any significant alterations in the e-motor sector. To summarize, the ZS EV is powered by a PMSM (Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor) that produces 141 hp and 353 Nm of peak power and torque, respectively.
A conventional 7.4 kW AC system and a rapid 50 kW DC system make up the charging system.
In addition, the increased battery capacity will shorten the fast-charging period from 0 to 80%, presently less than 50 minutes.
The Astor’s more extensive 10.1-inch touchscreen infotainment system will be installed inside the electric SUV, removing the need for physical climate control knobs.
Although the AI Bot is not present in this test mule, it may be included in the final version.
The dashboard is also expected to be made of soft-touch plastics, and we hope MG will offer multiple interior color schemes.
New amenities such as a wireless phone charger, a digital driver’s display, and wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto should be added.
Connected car technology, a panoramic sunroof, a motorized driver’s seat, LED headlamps, and keyless entry with push-button start will all be available.
In addition, multiple airbags, ABS with EBD, parking sensors, and electronic stability control should be included to ensure passenger safety.
The New ZS EV is expected to cost more than the existing model, starting at Rs 21.5 lakh (ex-showroom) in the Indian market.
However, the launch date and ZS Ev’s price have not been officially announced for the Nepali market.
Lastly, its competition with Hyundai Kona Electric will be reignited.