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wattev2buy explores the Renault Samsung SM3 ZE EV (RSM SM3 ZE) specs, charge cost, price, and range as it vies for a position in the fast-growing EV market.

The Renault Samsung SM3 ZE electric car is based on the French parent company’s Renault Fluence ZE, which was discontinued in 2016. The Renault Fluence ZE is now only sold in South Korea and Argentina as the Samsung SM3 ZE EV. Renaults started local production of the Samsung SM3 ZE in 2013. Sales for the Samsung SM3 Z.E. totaled around 3,500 units by late 2017 with reports saying that the Ministry of Health purchased 1,200 units earlier the year.



Renault Samsung SM3 Z.E. specs 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 Battery Chemistry Battery Capacity kWh 22 36 Battery Nominal rating kWh Voltage V 398 Amps Ah 65 Cells 192 Modules 48 Efficiency Weight (kg) 250 Cell Type SOC Cooling Cycles Battery Type Depth of Discharge (DOD) Energy Density Wh/kg Battery Manufacturer Battery Warranty - years Battery Warranty - km Battery Warranty - miles Battery Electric Range - at constant 38mph Battery Electric Range - at constant 60km/h Battery Electric Range - NEDC Mi 115 132 Battery Electric Range - NEDC km 185 213 Battery Electric Range - CCM Mi Battery Electric Range - CCM km Battery Electric Range - EPA Mi Battery Electric Range - EPA km Electric Top Speed - mph 84 Electric Top Speed - km/h 135 Acceleration 0 - 100km/h sec Acceleration 0 - 50km/h sec Acceleration 0 - 62mph sec Acceleration 0 - 60mph sec Acceleration 0 - 37.2mph sec Wireless Charging Direct Current Fast Charge kW Charger Efficiency Onboard Charger kW 3.5 Onboard Charger Optional kW Charging Cord - amps Charging Cord - volts LV 1 Charge kW LV 1 Charge Time (Hours) 12 LV 2 Charge kW LV 2 Charge Time (Hours) 9 LV 3 CCS/Combo kW 43 LV 3 Charge Time (min to 70%) LV 3 Charge Time (min to 80%) LV 3 Charge Time (mi) LV 3 Charge Time (km) Supercharger Charging System kW Charger Output Charge Connector Power Outlet kW Power Outlet Amps MPGe Combined - miles MPGe Combined - km MPGe City - miles MPGe City - km MPGe Highway - miles MPGe Highway - km Max Power - hp (Electric Max) 95 Max Power - kW (Electric Max) 70 Max Torque - lb.ft (Electric Max) 167 Max Torque - N.m (Electric Max) 226 Drivetrain Generator Motor Type Syncro Electrric Electric Motor Manufacturer Electric Motor Output kW Electric Motor Output hp Transmission Electric Motor - Rear Max Power - hp (Rear) Max Power - kW (Rear) Max Torque - lb.ft (Rear) Max Torque - N.m (Rear) Electric Motor - Front 1 Max Power - hp (Front) Max Power - kW (Front) Max Torque - lb.ft (Front) Max Torque - N.m (Front) Energy Consumption kWh/100km Energy Consumption kWh/100miles Deposit GB Battery Lease per month EU Battery Lease per month MSRP (expected) EU MSRP (before incentives & destination) GB MSRP (before incentives & destination) US MSRP (before incentives & destination) $38,000.00 CHINA MSRP (before incentives & destination) MSRP after incentives Vehicle Trims Doors 4 Seating 5 Dimensions Luggage (L) GVWR (kg) GVWR (lbs) Curb Weight (kg) Curb Weight (lbs) Payload Capacity (kg) Payload Capacity (lbs) Towing Capacity (lbs) Max Load Height (m) Ground Clearance (inc) Ground Clearance (mm) Lenght (mm) 4618 Width (mm) 1809 Height (mm) 1478 Wheelbase (mm) 2702 Lenght (inc) 181.7 Width (inc) 71.2 Height (inc) 58.1 Wheelbase (inc) 106.3 Other Utility Factor Auto Show Unveil Availability Market Segment Class Safety Level 4 Star NCAP Unveiled Relaunch First Delivery Chassis designed Based On AKA Self-Driving System SAE Autonomous Level Connectivity Unique Extras Incentives Home Charge Installation Public Charging Subsidy



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Week 47 2017 - 2nd Generation Samsung SM3 ZE unveiled.


Renault Samsung Motors (RSM) unveiled the 2018 Renault Samsung SM3 Z.E. at the Daegu International Future Auto Expo this week. The 2018 Samsung SM3 ZE EV received a battery upgrade from 22kWh to 36kW delivering an extended range of 132 miles (213km). The battery upgrade came at no increased weight due to technology improvements by the battery supplier and shareholder Samsung. The 2018 model is available at a pre-release price 41.5 million SK Won, which is in the region of $38,000, on order. According to the statement of the company, the Samsung SM3 has an autonomy of 5 days based on the average commute in South Korea of around 40km per day (25 miles).


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