NIO has received a lot of attention recently, because its current entry-level model, the new 2023 NIO ET5, is about to start delivery, and as the delivery date approaches, the full face of the 2023 Nio ET5 has also been unveiled. A few days ago, Weilai ET5 officially announced the whole interior of the new car. Follow our lens to see if this is your favorite ET5.
It is said that Weilai can really whet the appetite of all car fans. At the previous Chengdu Auto Show, we had a relationship with ET5, and the price has also been announced. The price range before subsidies is 328-386,000 yuan while Using the battery leasing plan requires 258,000 yuan + 980/1,480 yuan per month for battery costs.
The positioning of the ET5 is a luxury mid-size sedan. Like other brothers in the family, the entire exterior design has a strong NIO style. The ET5 can basically be regarded as a reduced version of the ET7, and in its 4790/1960/1499 mm body, Under the wheelbase of 2888 mm, the feeling of the coupe is more obvious, and it is also more refined and sporty.
The low front end, the sporty rims with red forklift calipers, the handsome frameless doors, the plump rear, and the small rear spoiler all confirm the sporty style of this NIO ET5. The three “horns” above the front windshield are the embodiment of its intelligence. It uses 4 NVIDIA Drive Orin chips and is equipped with lidar. In addition, the ET5 offers as many as 9 exterior colors to choose from, including pink, orange, green, and other car paints. Some car owners who like to show their personality choose it.
To be honest, with my poor language talent, this design can only be described as “good-looking”. If I deepen my feelings, it will be “too good-looking!”, especially when viewed from the side, the front is low and the back is high. The body posture, round and compact rear design, and slender through-type taillights all have the sporty atmosphere of a GT sports car, and Weilai’s aesthetics are really strong.
Entering the car, although the full picture of the interior has just been officially released, the familiar family style has long been predicted and psychologically prepared. The minimalist design style is consistent with the family members. The entire interior is except for one piece. Except for the LCD instrument panel and the central control multimedia screen, the rest is really as simple as household items, which Weilai calls the “second living room”.
In fact, in terms of configuration, the configuration of this car is very high, in addition to those smart and comfortable configurations that we can think of, such as seat ventilation, heating, wireless charging of mobile phones, and other conventional configurations, let me talk about the details, the whole car of ET5 Equipped with 23 speakers, the output power is 1,000 watts, the roof is made of fur headlining, and even the air-conditioning outlet is hidden. It can be seen that the interior design details are very thoughtful and cost-effective.
In terms of material selection, Weilai has also begun to play with environmental protection, such as the use of a large number of environmentally friendly fabric materials under the instrument and the door position, and the same appearance, it provides 6 different colors of interior color matching. The front seat adopts an integrated shape, and the seat “Comfort Package” will also have a seat massage function.
For the rear seats, NIO officials especially emphasized its 27-degree backrest angle, compared with competing products of the same level, the ride comfort will also have a good performance. However, in the actual experience, due to the influence of the fast-back body posture, the performance of the rear head space is relatively general, and the legroom margin and thigh support performance are not insufficient.
In addition, the frameless door is really handsome, and it is also equipped with an electric suction function. The trunk adopts the conventional opening method. It is a pity that the hatchback tailgate is not used. The internal space size is 381 liters, sufficient for daily use. It is also equipped with an electric tailgate function.
In terms of power, the ET5 adopts a front and rear dual-motor four-wheel drive layout, in which the maximum power of the asynchronous motor on the front axle is 150 kW, the maximum power of the permanent magnet synchronous motor on the rear axle is 210 kW, the combined full power of the vehicle is 360 kW, and the peak torque is 700 Nm. The zero-hundred acceleration time is 4.3 seconds. Equipped with a 75 kWh standard battery pack CLTC, the CLTC has a range of 560 kilometers, and the 100 kWh long battery pack CLTC has a range of 710 kilometers.
As one of the few new energy brands that can replace the battery, Weilai’s brand reputation and battery replacement model have attracted a group of loyal consumers. It must be said that Weilai’s sense of luxury is still measured. Even this current entry-level sedan reflects a special sense of luxury, and unlike the traditional sense of luxury that accumulates materials, ET5 is more willing to work hard on design and details, giving people a sense of being in the car. A sense of comfort and belonging can be felt at ease.
Combined with the previously announced price, the 2023 Nio et5 starting price of 328,000 is a challenge and an opportunity for ET5. If the challenge is successful, the entire brand value will be further upgraded. Even if the upward road is difficult, in front of its thoughtful design and powerful performance, it will still attract a group of loyal fans who really appreciate it.