auto news desk,The market for small electric cars has started growing rapidly in the country. After Tata Tiago EV, Citroën EC3 and now MG has launched Comet. All three cars are compact in size and made for urban use. Today we are going to compare the new MG Comet electric car with Citroën EC3, so let’s see their comparison.
MG Comet vs Citroen eC3: Design comparison
The MG Comet compact electric car is based on the company’s GSEV platform, dedicated to EVs. The car is well designed with enough space for four people to sit. It gets smaller 12-inch wheels, a boxy design, square windows and a large windshield. It looks very different from any other car in India. It gets DRLs at the front and an LED strip at the rear, the vertical headlights make it more attractive.
At the same time, the design of the Citroen eC3 is similar to its ICE model. These include split headlight design and upright stance. At first glance, it looks like a regular C3. If you look closely, the charging socket flap will be found above the right front fender and the eC3 has a slightly higher floor than its ICE model due to battery adjustments.
Comet vs eC3: Powertrain
The MG Comet gets a 17.3kWh battery pack under the floor, which offers a range of 230km. The Comet is powered by a single electric motor at the rear axle that produces 38bhp power and 110Nm torque. Comet does not support fast charging and it takes 7 hours to charge from 0 to 100 percent.
The Citroen eC3 comes with a massive 29.2kWh battery pack. In which its range has been claimed to be 320km. The electric motor in it generates power of 56bhp and torque of 143Nm. It can be fully charged in about 10 hours with a regular charger and it takes 57 minutes to charge from 10 to 80 percent with a DC charger.
Comet vs eC3: Features
The MG Comet features a dual 10.25-inch display, which serves as the infotainment system and instrument console. Along with this, wireless smartphone connectivity, LED lighting, connected car tech, more than 100 voice commands and smartphone key system are available. While the eC3 gets a 10.2-inch touchscreen infotainment system with wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connectivity, a black and white instrument cluster panel, LED lighting and many other features.
who would you choose
Before buying any electric car, you should consider your need. MG Comet is good for city use but you cannot make it primary vehicle whereas eC3 offers space, more range and fast charging. Although its price is slightly higher than Comet.