We had already told you a few weeks ago that DFSK would market the new SERES 3 in Europe immediately. After launching this electric in Germany, Spain, Holland and France, they have been the destinations chosen by the Chinese manufacturer to try to win over customers.
The SERES 3 comes with an electric motor that develops 163 hp of power and a torque of 300 Nm, data that is quite good to move the body of a crossover of 4.39 meters in length. The lithium iron phosphate (LiFePO4) battery has 52.56 kWh capacity that gives you a 329 km range according to the WLTP cycle.
To pass from 20 to 80% of the battery will take 30 minutes as reported by the Chinese firm. The 11 kW on-board charger is one of the most powerful in the segment for recharging in alternating current while for charging in direct current it can reach 150 kW, a very good figure as well.
Depending on the market the SERES 3 will arrive in one or two trim levels. For example, the Dutch importer has opted for the most complete one that includes in safety pre-collision warning, multiple airbags, 360º vision system, lane departure alert, automatic city braking, descent control, cruise control, etc.
Other standard items are the automatic climate control, computer, alloy wheels, LED taillights, sound system with DAB radio and 10.25-inch display, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, front and rear parking sensors, leather upholstery, power seats and double panoramic roof.
Also standard are the Configurable digital instrumentation, heated seats, induction mobile charger, power operated folding mirrors, rain sensor, automatic lights, keyless access, push button start, split rear seat, tinted windows, etc.
Although the equipment is complete, it does not break schemes in Europe, missing the main headlights with LED technology, Head Up Display or ventilated seats, all of them present in Similar rivals such as the Kia e-Niro or Hyundai Kona EV. The recommended price for Spain has not been set yet but the first 100 units will arrive in January and will be marketed by the Invicta Group. In France the aid costs € 26,700, a very reasonable price.