The MG ZS EV is available in 2 variants and 2 colours. Here are more MG ZS EV details such as prices, specifications and mileage. You can also check out the MG ZS EV on-road price and EMI. Our detailed MG ZS EV comparison further helps you compare the SUV with its rivals. DriveSpark brings you every MG ZS EV information you would ever need.
MG Motors India introduced their first all-electric SUV in India, the ZS EV in January 2020. The MG ZS EV is the second product from the brand, after the Hector and comes with a conventional SUV stance.
Starting from the front, the MG ZS EV comes with the brand’s signature omega-shaped LED DRLs surrounding the LED projector headlamps and the integrated turn signals. The headlamp cluster flanks a chrome-studded concave grille at the centre, which slides up to reveal the charging port for the electric SUV.
The side and rear profile continue with the sporty yet premium look of the electric SUV. the sides of the MG ZS EV comes with subtle creases and character line running across the length of the SUV. The electric offering also comes with flared wheel arches, housing 17-inch uniquely designed alloy wheels.
The rear of the electric SUV also comes with LED taillights, inspired by the seven major stars from the Ursa constellation. The rear profile also features chrome elements around the side reflectors, along with a silver scuff plate, adding to the premium character as well.
Moving inside, the MG ZS EV comes with a clean and simple dashboard layout. The cabin is blacked-out entirely, with silver elements on the dashboard adding to a bit of contrast. The large touchscreen infotainment system at the centre, sits flush to the dash while a host of other features are also on offer.
Being an electric SUV, the MG ZS EV comes powered by a 3-phase permanent magnet synchronous motor under the bonnet. This is mated to a 44.5kWh lithium-ion battery pack producing a maximum of 141bhp at 3500rpm and 353Nm of peak torque at 5000rpm, mated to an automatic transmission unit.
The electric powertrain offers instant acceleration right from the start. The MG ZS EV is also offered with three driving modes: Eco, Normal and Sport. MG Motors claim that the ZS EV is capable of sprinting from 0 - 100km/h in 8.3 seconds.
MG Motors claims that the maximum range of the ZS EV SUV is 340km on a single charge (ARAI-Certified). However, real-world range should be around 300km depending on various external factors and driving styles.
The MG ZS EV comes with a host of features and equipment. Some of the key features on the electric SUV include a large eight-inch touchscreen infotainment system with connected technology, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, three-level KERS, auto headlamps with follow-me-home function, dual-pane panoramic sunroof, push-button start stop, tilt steering, electrically adjustable and foldable ORVMs and a breathable glow logo; to name few.
Safety features on the MG ZS EV: six airbags, electronic stability control, hill-start assist, hill descent control, electric parking brake, rear parking camera with dynamic guidelines, speed-sensing door lock, impact-sensing door unlock, ABS with EBD and ISOFIX among a range of others.
The MG ZS EV is an impressive vehicle, considering all factors involved. It offers a simple and clean design, while also offering a strong performing powertrain, along with a host of features and connectivity technology. The MG ZS EV is perfectly suited for the Indian market and the daily city runs.
The MG ZS EV rivals the likes of the Hyundai Kona Electric in the Indian market.
The stand-out feature on the MG ZS EV is its i-Smart connectivity technology which comes with a 5G-enabled e-sim, offering a host of connected features and functionalities.
The MG ZS EV will be capable of offering a range anywhere between 280 to 320km on a single charge.
Yes, MG Motors have equipped the ZS EV with fast-charging technology as well, which comes as standard.
The MG ZS EV is offered in two variants: Excite & Exclusive.