MG ZS EV variants explained

MG ZS EV variants explained

26th Dec 2019 8:00 am

All-electric SUV comes in two variants; India launch in January 2020.


MG’s second product for India, the ZS EV, was recently unveiled in its production guise. Bookings for the eSUV have been opened in five cities, Delhi, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Bengaluru and Hyderabad, with the amount set at Rs 50,000. Due for launch in January 2020, the ZS EV will rival the Hyundai Kona Electric in our market and will be available in two variants – Excite and Exclusive. Read on to see what you get in each variant. 

MG ZS EV Excite 

  • Automatic projector headlamps with LED DRLs

  • 17-inch alloy wheels

  • Breathable glow logo

  • Power-adjustable ORVMs with integrated turn indicators

  • Rear spoiler 

  • Chrome garnish on front grille, window line and door handles

  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel

  • Leather upholstery on door pads, dashboard and centre armrest

  • 3.5-inch Multi-information display

  • 60:40 split rear seats

  • Push-button start/stop with keyless entry

  • Kinetic Energy Recovery System (KERS) – 3 levels

  • 8.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system with 4 speakers

  • Front and rear USB ports

  • Steering mounted audio and phone controls

  • 6 airbags

  • ABS, EBD, ESC and brake assist

  • Hill-start assist and hill-descent control

  • Electronic parking brake

  • Type pressure monitoring system (TPMS)

  • Rear parking camera and sensors

  • Front and rear seatbelt reminder

  • ISOFIX child seat mounts

MG ZS EV Exclusive 

  • Silver-finished roof rails

  • Leather seats

  • Dual-pane panoramic sunroof

  • PM 2.5 Filter

  • 6-way power adjustable driver’s seat

  • Rain-sensing wipers

  • Power folding and heated ORVMs

  • I-Smart EV 2.0 connected car features 

  • 6 speakers

The MG ZS EV comes with a 143hp/353Nm electric motor that draws power from a 44.5kWh, liquid-cooled lithium-ion battery, giving it a claimed range of 340km. The eSUV will charge from 0-80 percent battery capacity within 50min via a 50kW DC fast charger, while a 7.4kW AC home charger, which MG will setup at owners’ homes or offices, will take around 6-8 hours for a full charge. Expect prices for the ZS EV to range around the Rs 22 lakh mark (ex-showroom). 


Rs 24.23 lakh * on road price (New Delhi)

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