Chery Omoda 5 is said to be entering the Indonesian market, obviously it has the potential to compete with Hyundai and Wuling.
Autos.id – Chery Omoda 5 will be included as a line-up of cars including the first electric vehicle for Cherry. Adding to its product lineup in 2023, the Cherry Omoda 5 will accompany Chery products such as the previously launched Tiggo 7 Pro and 8 Pro SUVs.
If the plan goes ahead, the futuristic-styled SUV could be launched in mid-2023 between May-June, or at the latest in late 2023. The latest news says that Chery will not only launch a petrol-engined variant of the Omoda 5 , but also an electric variant. . While the Omoda 5 EV is still in the concept stage, Chery believes the car will be suitable for the Indonesian market.
Citing various sources, Shawn Xu as President Director of PT Chery Motor Indonesia said that Omoda 5 is not only for SUV genre but also an all-electric (EV) car.
He also explained that one needs to prepare a high-end product if one wants to introduce an electric car in Indonesia, which means Omoda 5 EV. This is considered to enhance the brand value and also the reputation as a leading automobile manufacturer.
Omoda Size 5
Chery said the Omoda 5 is designed to be able to use various types of machines including the all-electric version. Therefore, the dimensions of the electric version may not be much different from the petrol version. From the available information, the length of the Chery Omoda 5 electric car is estimated at 4,400 mm, 1,830 mm in width and 1,588 mm in height.
Chery Omoda 5 Exterior and interior
The Chery Omoda 5 electric car has a futuristic and modern look. We can see this from the combination of the 3D honeycomb grille design merging with the angled headlight and dynamic bumper. At the rear, the look isn’t as futuristic as at the front, but the curves of the body and the lights look elegant. Furthermore, 18-inch alloy wheels are incorporated to support the external appearance.
While the interior, this car will have the latest technology and aesthetic visual appeal. This can be seen by the 64-color LED ambient light which is linked to the driver mode and the beat of the music. In addition, the materials of the upholstery, dashboard and door trims are also made of quality materials. To enhance the impression of space and increase luxury, this car turns out to have a panoramic sunroof.
So, to support driving comfort, this electric car will come with a 10.25-inch touchscreen head unit connected to a digital cluster panel. This HU can accommodate audio systems such as radios, and support for Android Auto and Apple CarPlay is also available. Besides that, the head unit can also display a parking camera and other supporting features.
Digital AC and wireless charging are also available to make charging devices easier for passengers and drivers.
Features of Omod 5
Engine start/stop and automatic parking brake functions are also integrated to simplify and increase driver comfort. Meanwhile, there are ADAS features which have been integrated with different safety features, such as Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC), Forward Collision Warning (FCW), Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB), Lane Departure Warning (LDW).
Meanwhile, lane keeping and automatic low/high beam switching are available for this model. For power steering, it uses Electronic Power Steering (EPS). Other features like traffic sign recognition system and other modern features.
The battery looks great for Omoda
Several details have been revealed about the Omoda 5 electric car, namely that it has a maximum power of 204 HP and 400 Nm of torque. Furthermore, this electric car is also equipped with a 64 kWh battery which allows for a maximum range of 450 km. The battery can recharge quickly, from 0 to 80% in 40 minutes (fast charge), while normal charging takes 5 hours.
There is no information or leaks regarding the Chery Omoda 5 electric car yet. However, compared with other brands, the price of this electric car is expected to be cheaper, especially as Indonesia expects the price to be very different if you they get incentives from the government.
Source: various sources