TC Euro Cars (TCEC) recently launched the new Renault Zoe 100% Electric. They have announced the prices and specifications, as well as introduced 12 to 36-month subscription plans. The new Renault Zoe comes in two versions. The base variant, Zoe R110, is priced at RM165,000 without insurance. The higher-spec variant, Zoe R135, is priced at RM179,000 without insurance.
The new Zoe is equipped with Renault’s latest 52 kWh battery, offering more power with up to 135 PS and 245 Nm of torque. It also has an improved WLTP-rated range of up to 395 km and can be charged from 0 to 100 percent in just three hours using AC charging at 22 kW, which is one of the fastest in its class.
For those interested in subscribing to the new Zoe, there are three fixed plans available through the Renault Subscription platform. The rates start from RM2,799 per month for the Zoe R110 and RM2,999 per month for the Zoe R135. The subscription plans are available for one, two, or three years.
|Subscription Fixed Plans||Zoe R110||Zoe R135|
|3 Years||RM2,799 per month||RM2,999 per month|
|2 Years||RM3,299 per month||RM3,499 per month|
|1 Year||RM3,799 per month||RM3,999 per month|
*Monthly fee is inclusive of insurance, regular servicing fees and a Type 2 AC cable.
The approval process for a Renault Subscription typically takes three working days, providing all requirements and documentation are fulfilled.
The New Renault Zoe has an upgraded battery called the Z.E. 50, which has a higher energy capacity of 52 kWh compared to its predecessor. Despite being the same size as the previous battery pack, this improvement allows for more power and a range increase of over 20 percent in the WLTP-rated range.
The Zoe R110 model has an 80 kW motor with 110 PS and 225 Nm of torque. It can accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 11.4 seconds and has a top speed of 135 km/h. On the other hand, the Zoe R135 model has a 100 kW motor with 135 PS and 245 Nm of torque, enabling it to go from 0 to 100 km/h in 9.5 seconds and reach a top speed of 140 km/h.
In terms of charging, the new Zoe supports up to 50 kW of DC fast charging using a CCS2 connection. This allows it to charge from 10 to 80 percent in 70 minutes. Additionally, it can be charged via AC using a Type 2 connector, which provides a full 0 to 100 percent charge in three hours at 22 kW, making it one of the fastest in its class.
The new Zoe also features an additional driving mode called B mode, which improves the efficiency of regenerative braking. This mode converts more kinetic energy into electricity, thereby extending the driving range. It also makes driving easier, especially in congested areas or city traffic, as it increases deceleration when the accelerator pedal is released, reducing the need to use the brake pedal.
With this new car, it has the same dimensions as the old Renault Zoe. But to make it look up to date, it gets a brand new exterior styling that looks more assertive and more distinctive. The hood has now been completely redesign with a sculpted appearance all the way to the Renault diamond housing for the charging hatch at the front. The bumpers have also been redesigned and widens to incorporate the chrome inserts in the grille, headlights, and for lights. To further improve airflow, the side vents have been redesign that also help reduce drag. The headlights, fog lights, taillights and turn signal are still full LED. And to complete the look, the Renault Zoe comes with a new 16-inch rims wrapped in 195/55 tires.
For the interior, the updated car comes with a more modern interior thanks to the 10-inch instrument cluster. This display will be used to display the driving aids, electric driving settings, and GPS indications. At the centre of the dashboard, there is a 9.3-inch touchscreen display with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay support. This display will also come with Bluetooth connectivity, USB ports, an auxiliary audio port, and a six-speaker audio setup.
As for the standard features, both variants will get electrically adjustable mirrors, rear parking sensors, an electronic e-shifter, automatic parking brake, full-LED interior lighting, automatic climate control, and a new ergonomic control panel. On the Zoe R135, it adds rear seats USB ports, an electrochromic rear-view mirror, a reverse camera, and front parking sensors.
Inside the new Zoe, sustainable materials has been used to make it even more eco-friendly. The fabric used to wrap the seats are 100% recycled fabric upholstery made from safety belt scrap and plastic waste. The recycled fabric upholstery is featured in the seats and a horizontal band across the centre of the dashboard. The dashboard has also been revised with a new high-quality material and the integration of different screens.
To continue with the sustainable theme, the cruise control buttons behind the steering wheel is made out of recycled PET materials. And for a quieter ride, the new Zoe now comes with acoustic windscreen. In terms of storage, there is 2 cup holders and a tray with a wireless charging pad in the centre console, and a 338L boot.
The new Zoe will come with new sensors and automated functions to make the new vehicle even safer. The new Zoe will come with with four airbags (dual front and dual side units) and are equipped with lane departure warning (LDW), electronic stability control (ESC), anti-slip regulation (ASR), ABS, emergency brake assist (EBA) and hill start assist (HSA). The Zoe R135 adds an adaptive high beam (AHB), blind spot warning and hands-free park assist.
The new Renault Zoe R110 will be available in 2 colours, Black and Solid White, while the Zoe R135 comes with Black, Blue, Red and Purple. Each brand-new Renault Zoe is equipped with a 22 kW Type 2 cable, excluding a portable charger. To simplify the charging process, customers have the option to purchase or subscribe to a VESTAL 7 kW wall box charger priced at RM6,250, or a VESTEL 22 kW wall box charger priced at RM6,950, which includes 15 meters of cabling. The initial batch of the new Renault Zoe has been fully reserved. Customers who place their bookings for the next shipment can expect to receive their new Zoe in June or July 2023.
To enhance convenience, customers can conveniently purchase or subscribe to the new Zoe through the Renault E-Store, which handles the entire process digitally. Service for the Renault Zoe is available at six authorized Renault service centers nationwide, staffed with technicians who are trained to support Renault E-Tech models, including the Renault Zoe. Both variants of the Zoe come with a three-year/100,000 km warranty for the vehicle and electric powertrain. The EV battery is covered for eight years/160,000 km, with a minimum capacity of 70 percent.
The new Zoe is now on display at Renault showrooms located in Petaling Jaya, Selangor and along Jalan Raja Laut in Kuala Lumpur. To buy or subscribe to the new Renault Zoe, visit the Renault E-Store.To find out more about the new Renault Zoe, visit www.renault.com.my or call 1800-18-8663 (Monday-Sunday, 8 am-8 pm, excluding public holidays).