Electric vehicles are the result of technical advancements. EV cars run only on electricity and can be charged on a regular basis if the battery runs out. The battery, inverter, and electric motor are the three essential components of this electric vehicle. In Thailand, there are several EV vehicle models available, with prices varying depending on size and automobile features. EV car sales are rapidly increasing due to lower fuel use and environmental friendliness. The following are the top four EV car brands that you should not overlook:
1. ORA Good Cat
After a single battery charge, the electric engine provides a maximum power of 105 kW and can drive for 500 kilometers. There is a maximum torque of 210 Newton-meters, acceleration from 0 to 50 km/h in 3.8 seconds, and a top speed of 152 km/h. There is the ORA-Goddess Easy Drive transmission system with a cooling system. After around 10 hours of charging, the battery will be fully charged. ORA Good Cat has three models available with different prices, including 400KM Tech, 400KM Pro, and 500KM Ultra. The price started at 7.63 hundred thousand baht.
2. TouchscreenVolvo XC40
It is a 4WD electric SUV coupe with a lithium-ion battery capacity of 78 kWh. A double-motor produces 408 horsepower and 660 Nm of torque, and it can accelerate from 0 to 100 mph in around 4.7 seconds. The Volvo XC40 can drive up to 420 kilometers on a single charge. It is compatible with both AC Type 2 and DC CCS Type 2 charging. It can be charged via wallbox. Charging time from 0 to 100% is approximately 6-8 hours.Surprisingly, it allows rapid charging to 80% in approximately 40 minutes. The battery warranty on the Volvo XC40 is 8 years or 150,000 kilometers. The cost is around 2,590,000 Baht.
3. MG EP EV
It comes with a safety system and an 8-inch touchscreen that enables Apple CarPlay connectivity. The MG EP’s electric motor produces 163 horsepower and accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in 8.8 seconds, with three driving modes to select from: Eco, Normal, and Sport. Furthermore, there is a system to charge back while slowing down, and KERS Mode has three stages. The cost is around 9.49 hundred thousand baht. The battery in the MG EP is a modular lithium-ion battery with a capacity of 50.3 kWh and a range of up to 380 kilometers per full charge.
4. Tesla Model Y
It is the most well-known electric car in its most recent 5-seater crossover configuration, and it is reasonably priced. It is available with a single or dual motor, rear-wheel drive or all-wheel drive. The electric motor in the Dual Motor model has a maximum power of 283 horsepower, and there is a 75-kWh battery available in Standard Plus, Long Range, and Performance models. Each model’s acceleration is distinct. The charging time is calculated using the WLTP standard, which takes approximately 6 – 6.5 hours.
These are the top four EV Cars that are available in Thailand. However, I highly recommend you to purchase car insurance of Rabbit Care before purchasing these EV car brands listed above for more safety. There are five insurance companies available for you to compare the coverage and premium. Moreover, if you have a car accident, you are allowed to contact the surveyor to receive roadside assistance services all the time.