Geely's electric car brand Geometry is unveiling its most affordable model yet, the EX3. The five-seat compact electric car is expected to cost 59,700 yuan, around 7,900 euros, according to its "estimated pre-sale price." The EX3 is already available for pre-order in China, and will be launched in other markets later as well.
Geometry is currently present in China with two models, the Geometry A and the Geometry C, a sedan and a crossover in almost classic compact car form. They are now joined by the EX3, which Geometry wants to position as "one of the most affordable five-seater electric cars on the Chinese market" and has designed primarily with young buyer groups in mind. Pre-orders are already possible with a down payment of 300 yuan. Sales will initially take place through Geometry dealers in over 20 cities in China. "In due course", the EX3 will then also be offered on export markets.
The technical specifications are as follows: The Geometry EX3 is 4,005 mm long, 1,760 mm wide and 1,575 mm high - with a wheelbase of 2,480 mm. It has an output of 70 kW and 180 Nm and offers a range of 322 kilometres with a 37 kW battery. However, as is usual in China, this is the NEDC value. The model can be charged from 0 to 80 % in less than 30 minutes using DC fast charging. Alternatively, it is also suitable for charging from a household plug, according to Geometry.
Other features highlighted by the Geely brand include an efficient regenerative braking system and a liquid-cooled battery temperature control system, as well as dual airbags, rear sensors and cameras, a tire pressure monitoring system, and ABS + EBD. In addition, the model is said to come standard with "high-strength steel anti-collision bars with a tensile strength of over 590 MPa" at the rear and front.
The interior seats five people comfortably, according to the manufacturer, and the two-tone black and blue design with eye-catching fluorescent accents is meant to address said younger buyer demographic, along with "suede-like soft-touch materials used throughout the interior."