Yogyakarta – The list of electric vehicles for sale to Indonesia is interesting considering the growing popularity of electric vehicles in the country.
The government is committed to encouraging the development of the electric vehicle (EV) industry. This commitment is reflected in the issuance of Presidential Directive No. 7 of 2022. In this directive, President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) asked all government agencies to replace official vehicles with EVs.
According to the President’s Chief of Staff, General (Ret.) Tony Moeldoko, the issuance of this presidential directive reflects Jokowi’s commitment to implement an energy transition from fossil to new and renewable sources of energy.
“To realise the ambitious design of the energy transition, the government is first transitioning and converting conventional vehicles to electric vehicles,” VOI quoted Antara’s Moeldoko as saying.
Indonesia’s electric vehicle market
The market for electric vehicles in Indonesia is currently growing. This can be seen in the many new models entering the market. Although the choice of models is not as large as that of conventional cars, consumers already have a considerable amount of choice.
Compiled by VOI from various sources, here are some of the electric cars for sale in Indonesia and their sales prices.
1. BMW iX
BMW Indonesia produces this electric car with the concept of a sports activity vehicle. the BMX iX has a fierce body but is still as stylish and luxurious as a BMW car.
The BMW iX uses the xDrive 40 drive system and is equipped with a 76.6 kWh lithium-ion battery. The electric car costs Rp 2.332 trillion.
The electric cars attracting the most public attention in the country are the duo of Hyundai, Ioniq and Kona Electric. Compared to other electric car brands sold in Indonesia, this is the cheapest electric car.
1. Hyundai Ioniq 5
This car is very popular in the country due to its unique design and sophisticated features. The Hyundai Ioniq 5 is the successor to the previous generation Ioniq electric.
The Hyundai Ioniq 5 offers two battery options, the standard range, which is packed with a 58 kWh battery, and the long range, which uses a 72.6 kWh battery. And the lead types are prime and signature.
For the signature standard range type, it is claimed to be able to cover distances of up to 365 kilometres. For the type of prime range 481 km.
Hyundai Ioniq 5. (Antara).
Details of the price of the Hyundai Ioniq 5 based on its type are
Hyundai IONIQ 5 Prime – standard range: IDR 748.000.000 Hyundai IONIQ 5 Prime – long distance: IDR 789.000.000 Hyundai IONIQ 5 Signature – standard range: IDR 809.000.000 Hyundai IONIQ 5 Signature – Long Range: IDR 859.000.000
3. Wuling Aero EV
Wuling has recently launched its latest electric vehicle, the Wuling Air EV. This vehicle is available at a fairly affordable price.
Wuling offers two types of Wuling Air EV. the first is the Wuling Air EV standard series, which is priced at IDR 238 million. And the second type is the Wuling Air EV remote, priced at Rp 311 million
This electric vehicle is powered by lithium iron phosphate batteries. The long range version has a battery capacity of 26.7 kWh / 115 V and a maximum range of 300 km. As for the standard model with a capacity of 17.3 kWh / 115 V, the maximum range is 200 km.
1. Nissan Kick electric power
This electric vehicle uses e-Power technology, an electrification system that is different from other models. In a conventional hybrid system, the wheels are driven by an electric motor and a petrol engine. However, in the e-Power system, the petrol engine is not connected to the wheels. The petrol engine is only used to charge the battery.
The Nissan Kicks e-Power is equipped with an EM57 electric motor, generator and inverter, and a 1.2-litre DOHC 12-valve three-cylinder engine. The car uses a lithium-ion battery with a capacity of 95 kWH. The Nissan Kicks e-Power is priced at IDR 451 million.
These are some of the electric cars on sale in Indonesia. Which one are you most interested in?