- Omoda 5 EV is bound for the Nepali market.
- It is a part of the Chery brand, being a premium offering.
- Omoda 5 EV will make its Nepali debut in 2024.
Omoda 5 EV is coming soon in Nepal.
SPG Automobiles, the authorized distributor of Chery vehicles in Nepal, is planning to introduce its first-ever electric offering.
Omoda Nepal plans to introduce the new Omoda 5 EV in Nepal very soon.
However, the international specs are a bit overpowered for the Nepali market. Taking that into consideration, Omoda Nepal will customize the motor pack to be less than 100kW to better suit the market and budget needs. Other changes may also be made.
Omoda 5 EV will be the first from Chery Omoda to enter the Nepali market.
It was introduced in Auto Shanghai in April 2023.
What is the Price of Omoda 5 EV in Nepal?
The Omoda 5 EV price is yet to be revealed. Nevertheless, the price range will likely be around Rs. 60 Lakhs to Rs. 1.20 Crore, especially considering its specs and features on offer.
This is pure speculation at this moment.
We will only know more details in the coming months.
The brand is made from a combination of two words: “O” and “MODA”. O stands for positivity and vitality of Oxygen. Whereas, MODA stands for a modern and fashionable lifestyle with a strong sense of technology.
With that said, let’s take a quick look at the Omoda 5 EV in Nepal along with its specifications.
Omoda 5 EV Specifications (Global Model)
- Motor: Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor (PMSM)
- 165 kW (in International Market)
- Less than 100kW (in Nepal)
- Dimension: 4400 x 1830 x 1588 mm
- Wheelbase: 2630 mm
- Max Power: 224 PS
- Max Torque: 400 Nm
- Transmission: Automatic
- Drive Type: FWD
- Top Speed: 185 Kmph
- Battery Capacity: 61 kWh Lithium Ion
- Range: 450 Km
- Charging Time: 30 Minutes (0-80% with DC Fast Charger)
- Front Tyre: Disc
- 215/55 R18
- Rear Tyre: Disc
- 215/55 R18
- Tubeless Tyres: Yes
- Safety System: ABS, ESC, VSC, ADAS
- Suspension Setup: McPherson Strut and Twist Beam
- Seating: 5-Seater
- Storage Capacity: 360 liters
- Extended Capacity: 1026 liters
- Ground Clearance: 145 mm
- Kerb Weight: 1381 – 1610 kg
- Colors: TBA
Omoda 5 EV Price in Nepal: TBA
Omoda 5 EV Overview
Being the newly launched product, the details surrounding the electric is still scarce. Nevertheless, we have managed to provide an overview of the product based on its international specs.
Omoda 5 EV is based on the ICE version of the Omoda 5. However, it has gone through significant changes in its electric avatar.
It is an art in motion, especially with its futuristic silhouette.
The front portion carries T-shaped LED DRLs with Dynamic Turn Indicators. It possesses a separate LED Headlamp for bright visibility.
Moreover, it misses out on any kind of aggressive grille. Instead, it gets a closed body-colored panel.
Other Omoda 5 EV-specific changes include a new 18-inch Alloy Wheel a restyled Lower Front and Rear Bumper.
Additionally, the Omoda 5 EV will be available in multiple colors.
Omoda 5 EV is powered by a 165kW Electric Motor. It generates a max power of 224PS and a max torque of 400Nm.
It is supported by a 61kWh Lithium-Ion battery, claiming a range of 450KM.
As previously mentioned, the 165kW electric motor is only available in international markets. Omoda Nepal plans to customize the motor and battery specifications to better fit the budget and market demands of Nepal.
There is support for both AC and DC charging. Interestingly enough, the DC Charging can charge the SUV up to 80% in just 35 minutes.
Companies like BYD Nepal and MG Nepal have customized their EVs to better suit the market needs. So, that can happen with the Omoda 5 EV as well.
Nevertheless, these are just pure speculations.
The above specs are for a general overview of the Omoda 5 EV’s capabilities and offerings.
MacPherson Strut and Twist Beam handle suspension duties.
The dimensions are 4400mm in length, 1830mm in width, and 1588mm in height. Moreover, the wheelbase sits at 2630mm.
Omoda 5 EV claims a 145mm. And, the kerb weight stands at 1381kg to 1610kg.
The boot space is 360 liters, expandable up to 1026 liters.
Here is a quick list of features expected in the upcoming Omoda 5 EV in Nepal.
Omoda 5 EV Features Highlight
- 165kW PMSM
- 61kWh Lithium-Ion Battery
- Projector Headlight with LED DRLs
- 10.25-inch Infotainment Display with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
- 10.25-inch Instrument Cluster
- 18-inch Stylish Alloy Wheels
- ABS + EBS
- 360-Degree Camera
- Hill Control
- Vehicle Stability Control
- ADAS Features
- L2S Assisted Driving
Omoda 5 EV Price in Nepal and Availability
Being a brand new product, the details around the Omoda 5 EV are still very scarce. So, the exact pricing details and spec details are still unknown.
The rival for the Omoda 5 EV will depend on its specs.
If it comes with a motor less than 100kW, then it will rival BYD Atto 3 and MG ZS EV. However, if the motor will be 165kW (as in the international market), then it rivals the Hyundai Ioniq 5 and the Kia EV6.
So, the pricing factor will likely be in that range.
Again, these are pure speculations.
We will only know the complete details after its official launch. In hindsight, Chery Nepal has affirmed its intentions to launch the Omoda 5 EV in Nepal.
We will continue to update this article as more details come to light.