The U5 is an electric compact crossover and the first model by Aiways, which is also planning to export the model to Europe. In fact, it has already delivered its first cars to car rental company Hertz for use on the French island Corsica which aspires to become an EV haven.

The Chinese market U5 is powered by a 125kW electric motor and its battery has a 63kWh capacity, offering an NEDC range of 503km. Dimensions are 4.680/1.865/1.684mm with a wheelbase of 2.800mm.

Prices range from 197.900 yuan (€24.000,- / US$  28,400) to 292.100 yuan (€35.500,- / US$  41,900) which means it competes with cars like the BYD Song Pro EV (179.800-219.800 yuan), BYD Tang EV (297.900-377.900), Weltmeister EX6 (189.900-239.900 yuan), and possibly the plug-in hybrid Leading Ideal One (328.000 yuan), while remaining more affordable than premium domestic EV rival NIO ES6 (358.000-518.000 yuan).

Also find Aiways U5 sales figures in Europe.

Car sales statistics from China only include domestic production and exclude imported models.

 

Aiways
U5
2020
Aiways
U5
2021
Aiways
U5
2022
January 506 134
February 375 15
March 597 415
April 537
May 229
June 207 302
July 309 155
August 411 123
September 260 96
October 277 44
November 553 28
December 583 19

Aiways
U5
2021 3.011
2020 2.600

 

Sources: Manufacturers, Chooseauto.

Aiways
U5
2020
Aiways
U5
2021
Aiways
U5
2022
January 506 134
February 375 15
March 597 415
April 537
May 229
June 207 302
July 309 155
August 411 123
September 260 96
October 277 44
November 553 28
December 583 19

Aiways
U5
2021 3.011
2020 2.600