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Does the E-Niro, specifically the First Edition, have Ecall?

I must confess that I was not aware of it before today.

Ecall @ Wikipedia
I wasn't aware of this either.

So is there a dedicated manual button for this in the e-niro?
 

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I don't think we have it.
I've searched through the car manual, and the uvo guide and I cannot find any mention of ecall at all.
The spec for the new soul ev does have ecall listed in the specification.

My suspicion is that the rule that "all new cars from April 2018 must have ecall" means from date of type approval.
The soul is a brand new car. The e-niro is a revision to a 2016 car.

Can anyone find any reference to it for the e-niro?
 

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That could well be right; would be a shame if it was missing tho as it's a very useful safety feature indeed!
 

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Having said that, I can't see it on the specification of the Picanto, which appears to be a new model and therefore subject to fresh type approval??
 

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Having said that, I can't see it on the specification of the Picanto, which appears to be a new model and therefore subject to fresh type approval??
That's just a "facelift" update to the existing platform I think
 

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In the 3 series it’s a covered SOS button next to the interior mirror, fortunately never had to use it, but I believe in a serious crash it self activates. If less serious but you’re still stuck you can manually activate a call. I think in other models it’s just an automatic feature that wouldn’t necessarily be obvious?
 

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It states....

"An eCall can also be triggered manually by pushing a button in the car, for example by a witness to a serious accident."

So presumably if there isn't such a button there is no eCall functionality.?
 
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"An eCall can also be triggered manually by pushing a button in the car, for example by a witness to a serious accident."
So presumably if there isn't such a button there is no eCall functionality.?
Not sure if that was mandatory.

But sadly it does look like the eNiro isn't fitted with it.
 
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