Chery bringing OMODA E5 to Australia, competition for BYD Atto 3 and MG ZS EV

    Chinese vehicle manufacturer Chery today confirmed that it will launch the OMODA E5 SUV Crossover EV in Australia by mid-year 2024. This is Chery’s first pure battery electric EV sold in Australia.

    The OMODA E5 will be powered by a single electric motor that produces 150kW and 340Nm of torque, and a 0-100km acceleration of 7.6 seconds, claimed energy consumption of 15.5kWh/100km and 430km range (WLTP).

    The OMODA E5 will be available in two trim levels: Standard and Premium. Further details regarding pricing and specification will be announced closer to the launch.

    The OMODA E5 will be equipped with a 12.3-inch super large curved screen, panoramic sunroof, digital instrument cluster and a exterior and interior colour options.

    Lucas Harris, Managing Director, Chery Australia commented:

    “We are excited to launch the OMODA E5 in Australia. With its combination of unique design, impressive range and advanced features, we are confident the OMODA E5 will be a popular choice for Australian consumers who are increasingly seeking sustainable vehicle options.”

    “The arrival of the OMODA E5 later this year is the next step in our local expansion strategy and underscores Chery’s commitment to providing Australian drivers with access to advanced electric vehicle technology without compromising on performance or style”.

    The OMODA E5 will be available via a growing Chery Australia dealer network (60 so far) nationally including metro, provincial and rural locations.


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