‘Look deeply’ into the pure electric car VF e34: There is 1 detail VinFast has not announced!
- Tram Ho
What car line does VinFast VF e34 belong to, which segment?
VinFast VF e34 belongs to the line of compact SUVs (SUV – Sport Utility Vehicle). The most obvious feature of this vehicle is its good ground clearance, which makes it easy to overcome obstacles or difficult terrain.
In addition, SUVs have more space than sedans because of the high ceiling, body space, often the rear seats can be folded to expand the storage space.
According to information from the manufacturer, the VinFast VF e34 is shaped in the C-segment, suitable for flexibly moving in crowded inner-city traffic conditions.
What is the selling price of VinFast VF e34?
Currently, VinFast is selling cars at the price of 690 million VND / car. This price does not include the battery price. To use, customers will have to rent batteries from VinFast. However, this airline also applies a preferential program called “Pioneer Privilege Policy” applied from March 24 to June 30, 2021, some of which are:
– Preferential selling price, reduced by 100 million VND to 590 million VND / car
– Free battery subscription for the first year, equivalent to 17.4 million VND
– Allowed to transfer/transfer, terminate the Deposit Agreement and withdraw the Deposit according to VinFast’s process and instructions.
Which models will VinFast VF e34 compete with?
As mentioned above, the manufacturer shapes this model in the C-segment. Typical models that VinFast VF e34 will compete with: Mazda CX-5, Hyundai Tucson, Subaru Forester, Mitsubishi Outlander.
The competitive factor of this car is the trusted Vietnamese brand, the first pure electric car manufactured in Vietnam, the competitive price in the segment, the engine that brings a different and interesting driving experience, the protection environment, manufacturer’s incentives for car owners.
Exterior of VinFast VF e34
VinFast VF e34 has dimensions Length x Width x Height: 4300 x 1793 x 1613mm, respectively. Ground clearance is 180mm at no load, and the lowest is 140mm at full load. The unladen weight of the car is 1490kg. The car uses 18-inch aluminum alloy wheels, Summer tires.
All exterior lights of the VF e34 are LED: headlights, fog lights, daytime running lights, tail lights, brake lights. In particular, the headlights can automatically adjust phase / cos.
VinFast VF e34 has 8 exterior colors : White (Brahminy White), Silver (De Sat Silver), Gray (neptune Grey), Blue (Aurora Blue), Green (Deep Ocean), Red (Mystique Red), Brown ( Cormoran Brown), Black (Jet Black)
The rearview mirror on the VinFast VF e34 can be electrically adjusted, electrically folded, integrated with turn signal lights.
VinFast VF e34 car glass in black. The entire glass of the car (except for the windshield) on this car is dark in color to increase privacy for passengers sitting inside. In particular, the windshield is also UV resistant. VinFast VF e34 car glass has a one-touch control electric switch.
VinFast VF e34 is also equipped with a rear camera system that supports reversing the car.
Interior of VinFast VF e34
The car has 5 seats , including the driver’s seat.
The car has two interior options: leather upholstery or vinyl synthetic upholstery. The default steering wheel is wrapped in leather.
The interior color of the VinFast VF e34 has two color options: Black (Granite Black) and Beige (Sand Beige).
When there is a last row of seats, the storage capacity (trunk) is 290 liters. The rear seats can be folded 60:40 to increase storage space. The trunk is also equipped with an electric opening / closing feature.
The air conditioning system on VinFast VF e34 has an automatic adjustment function. In addition, this system also has the ability to control air quality, filter and remove PM2.5 fine dust with HEPA filter containing activated carbon. The car has air-conditioning vents in the second row, which can also be adjusted automatically.
All seats on VinFast VF e34 can be adjusted in 6 directions . On the high-end version, the seats on this car have seat heating and ventilation.
VinFast VF e34 car has Apple CarPlay connection. VinFast VF e34 display and entertainment system is equipped with a 7-inch TFT LCD driver information dashboard, 02 USB ports, a 10-inch touchscreen entertainment screen, 6-speaker system, Wi-Fi / Bluetooth, phone connection (Android Auto/Apple Carplay), FM/AM radio.
Performance of VinFast e34
Under ideal conditions, the VinFast VF e34 can travel 300km on a single charge. In addition, the car can be quickly charged in 15 minutes for 180km.
This is a pure electric vehicle, not equipped with an internal combustion engine. There are 2 electric motors for a total capacity of 147 horsepower (110kW), maximum torque of 242Nm.
VinFast VF e34 is a FWD front-wheel drive vehicle with 02 electric motors.
Regarding the gearbox , the manufacturer VinFast does not disclose information about this detail. However, electric vehicles (pure electric vehicles) in the world are almost not equipped with gearboxes.
On vehicles using internal combustion engines, lubricants have the effect of lubricating and protecting the engine. However, the VinFast VF e34 is only equipped with an electric motor. Therefore, you do not need to change the oil for VinFast VF e34.
The battery of the VinFast VF e34 is a 42kWh lithium-ion battery, meeting IP67 waterproof standards. The battery on the VinFast VF e34 supports fast charging of about 60% (equivalent to 180km) in 15 minutes.
With normal charging mode , the VinFast VF e34 needs 8 hours to fully charge. The car can also quickly charge about 60% (equivalent to a distance of about 180km) after 15 minutes of charging.
If you ‘re going and the electricity runs out … that’s okay! VinFast plans to build a system of more than 2,000 electric vehicle charging stations across Vietnam by the end of 2021. Besides, the car can be quickly charged in 15 minutes and travel 180km. With a full battery, the car can travel 300km. Therefore, we can use VinFast VF e34 comfortably without worrying about running out of power midway.
The cost of use also depends on how the vehicle is used. In general, electric vehicles tend to be more economical to use than vehicles using internal combustion engines of the same type. Compared with cars using internal combustion engines, you can save the following fees when using VinFast VF e34 electric cars:
– Gasoline/oil cost to operate
– Cost of changing engine oil
– Periodic maintenance costs etc
The monthly subscription fee for VinFast electric car batteries is VND 1,450,000 for a maximum distance of 1400km (equivalent to the average monthly travel of at least 01 car). If traveling more than 1400km, customers pay an additional 998 VND/km.
The battery rental price according to VinFast’s calculation method is equivalent to the cost of gasoline. Specifically:
Support features on VinFast VF e34 cars
Airbag: The VinFast VF e34 is equipped with 06 airbags, ensuring the safety of the driver and passengers in the event of a collision.
Safe driving features: VinFast VF e34 is equipped with a lot of safety features. These include: ABS anti-lock braking system, ESC electronic balance system, BA emergency brake support, HSA horizontal departure support, 360-degree surrounding monitoring system.
360-degree camera : The 360-degree camera, also known as the Surrounding Monitoring System, is integrated on the VinFast VF e34.
Blind spot warning: VinFast VF e34 has a blind spot warning. In addition, the car also has lane departure warning, warning of crossing vehicles when reversing, warning of incoming traffic when opening the car door.
Self-driving or not? According to VinFast’s announcement, the VinFast VF e34 is capable of self-driving, belonging to level 2 – partial autopilot.
Is the car smart? According to the manufacturer, VinFast VF e34 is equipped with the world’s leading advanced technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning and Deep Learning (Deep Learning), Face Recognition, Multilingual Virtual Assistant with Vietnamese language support, the system automatically detects – warns – notifies medical facilities in case of an accident….
In addition, the VinFast VF e34 can automatically update the software, automatically detect errors on the vehicle and automatically contact the service station.
Safety: Safety is a factor VinFast cares about. The VinFast VF e34 has been tested and achieved the highest safety standards in the world. Specifically: EURO NCAP 5 stars (premium version); ASEAN NCAP 4 stars (standard version). In addition, the arrangement of the battery system under the vehicle also helps to reduce the vehicle’s center of gravity, making it more difficult for the vehicle to roll over. Not to mention the battery pack can withstand temperatures from -40 degrees Celsius to 80 degrees Celsius.
The central screen on the VinFast VF e34 is a 10-inch touch screen. In addition, the car is also equipped with a 7-inch TFT LCD (Thin-film-transitor Liquid-crystal-display) dashboard.
Source : Genk