Sales figures for the Wuling Hongguang Mini EV in China.

The Hongguang Mini EV is one of the cheapest electric cars in the world and in its first month of sales (August 2020) it immediately became China’s best selling EV. It can seat up to four passengers with little to no cargo space or carry the driver and one passenger and a cargo volume of 741 liters with the bench-style rear seats folded down.

Dimensions are 2.917/1.493/1.621mm with a wheelbase of 1.940mm and a curb weight of just 665 kilo. The Hongguang Mini EV is powered by a 27 hp electric motor giving it a top speed of 100 km/h. There are two battery options: either 9.2 kWh with 120 km of range or 13.82 kWh with 170 km of range.

Prices range from 28.800 yuan (€3.600,- / US$ 4,250) to 38.800 yuan (€4.800,- / US$ 5,700), without subsidies. This significantly undercuts electric citycar rivals like the Baojun E100 (49.800-59.800 yuan), Baojun E300 (64.800-84.800 yuan), Chery eQ1 (59.800-78.800 yuan) and Ora Black Cat (69.800-84.800 yuan)/

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

 

Wuling
Hongguang Mini EV
2020
Wuling
Hongguang Mini EV
2021
Wuling
Hongguang Mini EV
2022
January 36.762 37.048
February 20.167 22.110
March 39.745 47.563
April 29.251 27.181
May 26.742
June 30.100
July 26.907
August 15.000 41.188
September 20.150 35.176
October 23.762 39.128
November 28.246 45.576
December 32.097 55.742

Wuling
Hongguang Mini EV
2021 426.484
2020 119.255

Sources: Manufacturers, Chooseauto.

Wuling
Hongguang Mini EV
2020
Wuling
Hongguang Mini EV
2021
Wuling
Hongguang Mini EV
2022
January 36.762 37.048
February 20.167 22.110
March 39.745 47.563
April 29.251 27.181
May 26.742
June 30.100
July 26.907
August 15.000 41.188
September 20.150 35.176
October 23.762 39.128
November 28.246 45.576
December 32.097 55.742

Wuling
Hongguang Mini EV
2021 426.484
2020 119.255