New Dacia Spring: time to come back in Scandinavia?

Dacia, the renowned automotive brand, is making waves once again with the launch of the latest iteration of Dacia Spring, the brand’s first all-electric vehicle, which is more than a restyling.

Since its debut in 2021, Spring has been at the forefront of making zero-emission mobility accessible to all. Positioned between most purchased electric car by private customers in both 2022 and 2023, Spring has garnered over 140,000 registrations worldwide, showcasing its undeniable commercial success.

The popularity of Dacia Spring stems from its ability to effectively cater to the needs of eco-conscious consumers, offering simplicity, accessibility, and efficiency in mobility solutions. Usage statistics reveal that Spring users typically cover distances of 37 kilometers at an average speed of 37 kilometers per hour, with 75% of charging occurring at home, highlighting an optimal energy consumption model for daily life.

The current version of Dacia Spring is no longer available in Denmark and Sweden. But maybe Dacia could introduce the new one, with more features in terms of technology, design and range, in Scandinavia again.

The New Dacia Spring: What’s New?

The latest iteration of Dacia Spring marks another leap forward while retaining the qualities that contributed to its initial success. The model now boasts a completely revamped and sturdier design, excellent interior spaciousness for its category, and enhanced versatility, courtesy of the 65 HP motor combining high performance with efficiency, all while maintaining its advantageous pricing in the electric vehicle market.

Dacia Spring
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The redesigned exterior of the Dacia Spring, inspired by the latest Duster generation’s stylistic language, emphasizes a robust and decisive appearance, making the vehicle even more appealing.

Dacia Spring
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This aesthetic transformation is evident both internally, with a complete redesign of elements, and externally, where the previous model’s roof is retained as the sole unchanged element. This aesthetic evolution not only confirms Spring’s personality but also enhances its distinctive character.

Dacia Spring
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The exterior of Spring is characterized by its solidity and modernity, featuring simple yet well-defined lines that define its new aesthetic strength. Dacia’s new identity is represented by distinctive elements such as the two glossy and matte black strips and the luminous “Y” signature, contributing to a visual impression of coherence and modernity.

Dacia Spring
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In terms of functionality, Dacia Spring continues to prioritize a sustainable and ingenious approach, as demonstrated by easily replaceable side protections and the choice to eliminate decorative chromes, reduce weight, and improve aerodynamics. Available in six colors, including the new Safari Beige and Brick Red, Spring offers an enriched user experience with a modern and digital interior design, featuring large displays and superior quality materials.

Electric Performance and Features

Reaffirming its commitment to making electric mobility accessible to all, Dacia Spring not only maintains the best value for money in its segment but also introduces significant improvements in terms of load capacity and accessory versatility, maximizing the vehicle’s utility for end-users.

The vehicle’s performance has been further optimized with the 65 HP engine, extending Spring’s usability to a wider range while ensuring efficient energy consumption. The 26.8 kWh battery, carefully sized for segment A needs, provides an autonomy of over 220 km, thus meeting users’ daily requirements without compromising the vehicle’s overall performance.

New features such as the bidirectional V2L charging transform Dacia Spring into a mobile energy source, emphasizing the brand’s innovative approach in addressing its customers’ sustainable mobility needs. It’s the only “cheap” model with this feature.

Trim Levels and Equipment

With the introduction of the New Spring, Dacia expands its offering, allowing consumers to select the model that best suits their specific needs. This approach, consistent with the brand’s product philosophy, introduces the Expression trim level while maintaining the Extreme version as the flagship of the range.

Dacia Spring
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It’s worth noting that the 65 hp / 48 kW engine is available for both the New Spring Expression and Extreme, while the version with a 45 hp / 33 kW engine is exclusively reserved for the Expression trim.

Dacia Spring
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The main standard equipment for each trim level includes:

Spring Expression includes a 7-inch digital instrument cluster, height-adjustable three-spoke steering wheel, power steering, Media Control system with USB port, speed limiter, manual air conditioning, steering wheel radio controls, 15-inch wheels (for versions with 65 hp engine), central door locking with remote control, electric front windows, rear parking sensors, and a 12V socket.

Dacia Spring
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Spring Extreme enriches the Expression offering with copper-colored interior and exterior finishes, electric rearview mirrors and windows, the Media Nav Live multimedia system with a large 10-inch central display, two USB ports, and wireless connectivity for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, in addition to the bidirectional charger.

These configurations highlight Dacia’s commitment to providing accessible yet highly customizable electric mobility solutions, effectively addressing diverse consumer needs while always prioritizing technological innovation and connectivity.

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