(GUANGZHOU, China, July 22, 2021) – The XPeng G3 ranks top in quality in the compact BEV (battery-powered electric vehicle) segment based on owner experience. That’s according to J.D. Power in its 2021 China New Energy Vehicle Initial Quality Study (NEV-IQS)SM released today.
The XPeng G3 is most interestingly, the first model to obtain the top rating in this segment for a new car manufacturer in China.Thereby surpassing other models in its customer satisfaction rating in specific areas. For that’s including driving experience, infotainment systems and seating.
Most noteworthy is that the G3’s rating reflects consumer recognition of its quality and also intelligence. It obtained the highest total score of 92.2% among electric vehicles in China’s New Car Assessment Program (C-NCAP) safety test. In addition, top G (good) scores in occupant safety, pedestrian safety, and vehicle auxiliary safety. Also, the G3 has the strongest autonomous driving assistance system in its class, with its auto parking feature ranked top by i-VISTA in 2020.
Since its launch, the G3 has become the second best-selling pure electric SUV in China’s mid-to-high-end market for more than two years. In the first quarter of 2021, the G3 came first in amount of insurance registration numbers among A-class pure electric SUVs in China. The G3’s mid-phase facelift version G3i was launched in July 2021 in the Chinese market, with delivery starting in September 202I.
The study is based on responses from 3,976 vehicle owners. All who purchased their vehicle between September 2020 and March 2021. The study includes 50 models from 28 different brands. Moreover this is among which 32 models have sufficient samples. The study was fielded from March through May 2021. As well, in 53 cities across China.
In conclusion, the study also revealed that the NEV market in China is heating up. Especially as increasing numbers of brand-new models are getting into the market. Thereby accounting for nearly 40% of total NEV sales. Finally, the newly-launched NEVs have better quality than carry-over models in intelligent and connected features, according to the Study.
Source: XPeng Inc. https://en.xiaopeng.com. and XPeng Motors