The car market in March was vibrant with popular to luxury models, from sports to electric cars.
VinFast VF e34
VF e34 is the name of the first electric car model of VinFast brand. According to the Vietnamese car brand announced on March 24, VF e34 has a price of 690 million, travel range 300 km per full charge. According to the plan, VF e34 will reach customers in November.
The VF e34 belongs to the C-size crossover segment. The vehicle is fitted with an electric motor with a capacity of 110 kW (150 hp), torque of 242 Nm. The battery pack supports a 15-minute quick charge mode that allows for a distance of 180 km and a warranty period of up to 10 years.
Instead of selling batteries together, VinFast implements the battery rental model. Users can exchange new batteries when the battery level is below 70%. Monthly battery rental fee is 1.45 million, maximum travel distance 1,400 km. If you go beyond this, customers will have to pay an additional 998 VND per km. If adding the cost of charging about 484 VND per km, the total cost of battery rental and charging is 1,482 VND per km.
Ford Everest Sport 2021
On March 1, the American automaker added an Everest Sport option for Vietnamese customers, and removed two versions of Ambiente. Everest Sport 2021 costs 1,112 billion with 5 color options. Ford adjusted version options for the Everest with only three automatic transmission versions. The Sport version replaces the Trend version and two Titanium 4×2 (1,181 billion) and 4×4 (1,399 billion) versions.
Everest Sport sporty style, leather interior, Sport logo on headrests. 8-inch infotainment screen, Apple CarPlay / Android Auto connection, 8 speakers, reverse camera. The engine is a 2-liter, single-turbocharged engine with a capacity of 180 hp, maximum torque of 420 Nm. 10-speed automatic transmission, one-wheel drive.
Everest competes with competitors such as Mitsubishi Pajero Sport (price from 1.11 to 1.345 billion), Toyota Fortuner (price from 1.08 to 1.426 billion).
MG ZS STD +
MG adds the new standard STD + to the ZS product line from March 2. Previously, the company distributed two more high-end versions including Com + and Lux +. The new standard version costs 519 million, imported from Thailand. ZS is in the high-grounded B segment, where there are formidable competitors such as Ford EcoSport, Kia Seltos, Hyundai Kona.
ZS STD + removed fog lights, center speaker, airbag reduced from 4 to 2, door panels without stitching leather like the Com + version. Vehicles equipped with safety features such as electronic balance, brake force control, support for horizontal slope departure, support downhill. Exterior design is eye-catching, youthful.
Mercedes C180 AMG 2021
The German luxury brand has added options to the C-class with the locally assembled C180 AMG. Like the C300 AMG clone, the C180 AMG has a sporty design but lower price and engine power. More than 100 million more expensive than the standard version, C180 AMG costs 1.5 billion.
C180 AMG is fitted with a 1.5 dual-turbocharged engine, with a capacity of 156 horsepower, maximum torque of 250 Nm. 9G-Tronic gearbox, rear-wheel drive, comes with 5 driving modes. The car is like the genuine version of the standard C180.
Compared with rival BMW 320i, Mercedes C-class lower capacity, cheaper price 400 million. The product range of the C-class is richer with prices from 1.4 billion, while BMW Series 3 costs from 1.9 billion, Audi A4 from 1.78 billion, Lexus IS from 2.13 billion, Volvo S60 from 1. , 7 billion.
Jaguar F-Type 2021
On March 10, the British sports car brand introduced a new F-Type with two versions of the convertible and the hardtop, priced from 5.6-15.3 billion. Jaguar two-door sports car model brought to Vietnam for the first time. The car competes with rivals Porsche 718 Boxster, Cayenne and BMW Z4.
The F-Type has 3 engine options including 2.0 Ingenium with 300 horsepower capacity, 3.0 V6 with 380 horsepower capacity and 5.0 V8 supercharged 575 horsepower capacity. All three are fitted with an 8-speed gearbox.
Mini Countryman S 2021
On March 12, Truong Hai introduced the Mini Countryman 2021. The car sold two versions, including the standard S with 2,439 billion and the metallic black for 2,469 billion. The model is aimed at urban customers, has plenty of finance, prefers a compact luxury car with a youthful appearance. Mini brand received little attention in the Vietnamese market.
Countryman S fitted with 2.0 engine capacity of 192 hp, maximum torque of 280 Nm. Steptronic 7-speed dual-clutch transmission.
Mercedes E-class 2021
E-class 2021 is a mid-life upgrade version. Vehicles introduced on 24/3 with two E200 Exclusive versions priced at 2.31 billion and E300 AMG priced at 2.95 billion, an increase of 20-30 million compared to the old version. In the Vietnamese market, the E-class competes with the imported BMW Series 5, priced at VND 1.99-2.72 billion, the Lexus ES from 2.54 to 3.04 billion and the Volvo S90 priced at 2.15 billion.
The engine of the E-class 2021 remains the same as the old version, the 2.0 turbocharger has 197 horsepower, the maximum torque of 320 Nm on the E200 Exclusive and the E300 AMG has a capacity of 258 hp, torque. 370 Nm maximum. Both use 9-speed automatic transmission.