The Velite 7 is the third model in Buick’s Velite series of “new energy” vehicles for China, after the Velite 5 which is a rebadged second generation Chevrolet Volt and the Velite 6 which is a station wagon available as both a plug-in hybrid with the same powertrain as the Volt/Velite 5, and a full electric powertrain.

The Buick Velite 7 EV is powered by an electric motor with 174hp/130 kW and 360 Nm (266 lb⋅ft) of torque and has a battery with 55.6 kWh capacity giving it a range of up to 500 km on the NEDC test cycle.

Prices range from 179,800 yuan (€21.800,- / US$ 25,900) and 199.800 yuan (€24.200,- / US$ 28,800) which puts it in the same range as cars like the BYD Song Pro EV (179,800-219,800 yuan), Honda XN-V (169,800-179,800 yuan), GAC Aion V (159,600-239,600 yuan), Hyundai Encino EV (172,800-198,800 yuan) and Toyota C-HR EV (225,800-249,800 yuan).

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

 

Buick
Velite 7
2020
Buick
Velite 7
2021
Buick
Velite 7
2022
January 90 27
February 21 30
March 27 61
April 59
May 60
June 54
July 439 53
August 284 62
September 13 188
October 15 187
November 41 126
December 83 152

Buick
Velite 7
2021 1.079
2020 875

Sources: Manufacturers, Chooseauto.

Buick
Velite 7
2020
Buick
Velite 7
2021
Buick
Velite 7
2022
January 90 27
February 21 30
March 27 61
April 59
May 60
June 54
July 439 53
August 284 62
September 13 188
October 15 187
November 41 126
December 83 152

Buick
Velite 7
2021 1.079
2020 875