VinFast VF 8 Eco (2023)

Years of Production
When the car first came out and when they stopped making it
2023 - 2024
In 2024 this car was replaced by: VinFast VF 8 Eco (2024)


Currently Produced
Eco (2023) Plus (2023)

VinFast VF 8 Eco (2023)

Technical Specifications of VinFast VF 8 Eco (2023)

General Info

Years of Production
When the car first came out and when they stopped making it
2023 - 2024
Country of Manufacture
Country where final assembly of the car took place.
Current Status
Announced (planned), Pre-order (reservations open), Produced (on sale), Discontinued (no longer made)
Body Style
Refers to the car's shape & design (sedan, SUV, hatchback)
SUV VinFast VF 8 Eco (2023)

Range and Efficiency

Range EPA
Estimated range on a full battery according to official EPA ratings (USA)
207 mi
Range WLTP
Range according to WLTP ratings.
TEL: car in its lightest configuration.
TEH: car in its heaviest configuration.
261 mi No Data
Energy consumption per distance driven. Lower figures indicate better efficiency.
kWh/100 mi
38.3 kWh 383 Wh

Battery and Charging

Battery Capacity
Nominal: total amount of energy the car’s battery can hold. Usable: actual amount of energy you can access.
82 kWh
Max Charging Power
Max electric power the car can accept for charging, determined by its on-board charger (AC) and battery (DC)
11 kW 150 kW
Charge Port
The car's charge port type. It affects charging speed and station compatibility.
CCS Type 1
CCS Type 1 charge port


Drive Type
PMSM: Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor. IM: AC Induction Motor
AWD: PMSM (front), PMSM (rear)
Total power and torque of the car's electric motor(s)
260 kW (349 hp) 369 lb-ft
0-60 mph
Acceleration time from 0 to 60 mph (USA) or 0 to 100 km/h (Europe)
6.2 s
Top Speed
The fastest the car can go (maximum speed)
124 mph
0.00 s
00 mph


Car's body length (front to back bumper)
187 in
Car's body width including or excluding side mirrors
with Mirrors
w/o Mirrors
87.4 in 76.1 in
Car's body height (from ground to highest point)
65.6 in
Distance between centers of front and rear wheels (affects ride and handling)
116.1 in

Cargo and Towing

Number of Seats
Total passenger capacity of the car (including driver)
Curb Weight
Car's weight without passengers or cargo
5600 lb
Cargo Volume
Trunk: cargo capacity (rear seats up).
Max: cargo capacity (rear seats folded).
Frunk: cargo capacity in the front hood.
13.3 ft3 48 ft3 2.7 ft3
Towing Capacity
Maximum weight the car can tow safely with a trailer that has its own brakes
3968.3 lb
Last Updated:
May 09, 2024
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Charging VinFast VF 8 Eco (2023)

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Home and Office (AC) Charging

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Last Updated:
May 09, 2024
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About VinFast VF 8 Eco (2023)

The VinFast VF 8 Eco (2023) is an all-electric all-wheel drive SUV. It came out in 2023. VinFast stopped making the Eco (2023) in 2024 and replaced it with the VinFast VF 8 Eco (2024).

Frequently Asked Questions

How powerful is it? How fast does it accelerate?

The VinFast VF 8 Eco (2023) achieves a 0 to 60 mph acceleration in 6.2 seconds (placing it at №333 among 662 electric vehicles) and attains a maximum speed of 124 mph.

Its powertrain provides a power output of up to 260 kW (349 hp) and a torque of 369 lb-ft.

How far can it go on single charge? What is the real-world range?

The estimated How far can it go on single charge? What is the real-world range? for VinFast VF 8 Eco (2023) falls between 193–235 miles, ranking it №436 out of 662 electric vehicles. Several conditions can influence this range:

  • Speed: The battery drains faster at higher speeds.
  • Temperature: Extreme temperatures can impact range.
  • Terrain: Range is reduced on hilly or mountainous terrain.
  • Driving style: Aggressive driving behaviors, such as frequent acceleration and braking, decrease efficiency.
  • Feature utilization: Climate control and media system usage also affect range.

These figures are approximations, and your actual driving range may vary. When planning trips, consider these factors and be prepared for potential charging stops.

For trip planning assistance, utilize the EV Navigation interactive map.

What charging options are available? How long does it take to charge it?

The VinFast VF 8 Eco (2023) in the USA comes with a CCS Type 1 charging port. It can be charged at home using a standard domestic socket or at any public AC charging station with the compatible cable. It's important to note that the car's on-board charger (inverter) limits the maximum AC charging rate to 11 kW, resulting in approximately 26 miles of range added per hour of charging.

For significantly faster charging, public DC fast-charging stations are available. Although the car can achieve a maximum DC charging rate of 150 kW, factors such as battery temperature and charge level may affect the actual charging speed.

Use Green Cars Compare Charging Calculator to estimate charging time, rate, and cost.

How big is it? What are the dimensions (length, width, height)?

Here are the dimensions and weight for the VinFast VF 8 Eco (2023):

  • Length: 187 in
  • Width: 87.4 in (including side mirrors) or 76.1 in (excluding side mirrors)
  • Height: 65.6 in
  • Wheelbase: 116.1 in (distance between the center of the front and rear wheels)
  • Curb weight: 5600 lbs (weight of the empty car, no people or cargo)
How much cargo space does it offer? Does it have a front trunk?

The rear cargo area of the VinFast VF 8 Eco (2023) provides 13.3 cubic feet of space when the rear seats are upright (ranked №459 out of 662 electric vehicles).

Folding these seats down unlocks a maximum cargo capacity of 48 cubic feet (ranked №459 out of 662 electric vehicles).

In addition, the car has a frunk, a front compartment with 2.7 cubic feet dedicated to smaller items.

Is it suitable for towing? What is the maximum towing capacity?

The VinFast VF 8 Eco (2023) has a towing capacity (braked) of up to 3968.3 lbs (maximum weight the car can tow safely with a trailer that has its own brakes).




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