The Neta V makes its official launch debut in Malaysia at this time after first being proven again in March this 12 months. Distributed by way of Intro Synergy, a wholly-owned subsidiary of GoAuto Group, the compact electrical automobile (EV) is priced at RM100,000 on-the-road with out insurance coverage.
Included with every buy is a five-year, 150,000-km for common elements, whereas the physique is roofed by a 10-year, 200,000-km guarantee. The high-voltage elements such because the battery and onboard charger are lined by an eight-year, 180,000-km guarantee. We’re getting the pre-facelift model of the Neta V, which is visually barely totally different from the up to date mannequin introduced in China a couple of months in the past – it additionally will get a brand new identify (Aya) there.
Should you’re curious in regards to the dimensions, the Neta V measures 4,070 mm lengthy, 1,690 mm broad, 1,540 mm tall and has a wheelbase spanning 2,420 mm. For context, the Perodua Myvi is 3,895 mm lengthy, 1,735 mm broad, 1,515 mm tall and its wheelbase is 2,500 mm. The boot house is 335 litres, expandable to 552 litres with the rear seats folded down.
The Neta V is provided with a CATL-sourced ternary lithium battery with an vitality capability of 38.54 kWh that’s good for a variety of 380 km following the NEDC commonplace. The battery powers a front-mounted electrical motor rated at 95 PS (94 hp or 70 kW) and 160 Nm, which allows a high velocity of 120 km/h and a 0-50 km/h acceleration time of three.9 seconds.
Each AC (Sort 2) and DC (CCS2) charging are supported, the latter taking half-hour to get from a 20-80% state of cost at 100 kW. As for AC charging, it maxes out at 6.6 kW, with a full cost taking eight hours.
The Neta V’s equipment record consists of 16-inch alloys (with 185/55 profile tyres), computerized halogen projector headlamps, LED DRLs, LED taillights, keyless entry and begin, leatherette seat upholstery, a 12-inch digital instrument panel, computerized air-conditioning with a HEPA N95 air filter, an digital parking brake and a reverse digital camera.
On the infotainment entrance, there’s a 14.6-inch central touchscreen, with audio playback dealt with by a six-speaker sound system. Customers can even have the ability to mission their cellphone display screen to the big, portrait-format display screen ought to they need. There’s additionally a devoted USB port on the backside of the rear-view mirror to energy a dashcam.
When it comes to security gear, the Neta V solely comes with two airbags and the standard array of passive programs resembling ABS, EBD, brake help, traction management and ESC. No energetic driver help programs such autonomous emergency braking and lane preserve help right here, however you do get hill begin help, a tyre stress monitor and passive cruise management.
Neta V consumers are additionally offered with two package deal choices to enrich their buy. The primary is known as the EV Starter Package deal that features a house charger (inclusive of set up), a vehicle-to-load (V2L) adapter, a powered tailgate, window tint movie, an exterior air air purifier, insurance coverage and a physique equipment, the final of which is claimed to be unique to our market (pictured right here).
In the meantime, the second possibility is an interest-free package deal of as much as seven years, which we’re instructed is being supplied along side an area financial institution as a rent buy scheme. Nonetheless, that is topic to phrases and situations and solely those that are certified will have the ability to decide this feature. We’re additionally instructed that those that do qualify may also add on the primary package deal as a value possibility.
For now, the Neta V is arriving as fully-imported (CBU) EV from China, however it is going to quickly be a locally-assembled (CKD) one following Careplus’ introduced partnership with GoAuto to arrange an meeting plant in Negeri Sembilan. The plan is to begin assembling autos by the tip of 2024,” Careplus govt director and group CEO Lim Kwee Shyan mentioned beforehand, so it’ll be some time earlier than we get the Neta V in CKD type.
With at this time’s launch, the Neta V is formally the most affordable EV on sale in Malaysia and meets the federal government’s requirement that no imported EV with a ground worth underneath RM100,000 will be offered in Malaysia till the tip of the present import responsibility and excise responsibility exemption interval on CBU EVs (December 31, 2025).
The subsequent closest CBU EV to the Neta V when it comes to OTR worth is the BYD Dolphin, which prices simply RM530 extra for the bottom Dynamic Normal Vary. Would you decide the Neta V over the Dolphin? Tell us your ideas within the feedback under.
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