Wait times for both the ES7 and ET7 have gone from about 3 weeks to 6-8 weeks, and for the ES6 from about 5 weeks to 3-4 weeks.

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Nio's (NYSE: NIO) two more expensive models have longer wait times in China, while the new ES6 has a slightly shorter wait time.

Consumers locking in orders for the Nio ES7 now are expected to get deliveries in 6-8 weeks, up from about 3 weeks previously, the latest information from the Nio App monitored by CnEVPost shows.

Nio launched the ES7 on June 15, 2022, with the first delivery on August 28, 2022.

The ES7 is Nio's second model based on the NT 2.0 platform after the ET7 sedan, and the first SUV on the second-generation platform, with a starting price of RMB 438,000 ($61,000) including the battery.

The wait time for the Nio ET7 in China has also gone from about 3 weeks to 6-8 weeks today.

The Nio ET7 was originally launched at the Nio Day 2020 event on January 9, 2021, the company's first sedan, with deliveries beginning on March 28, 2022.

On the first day of the Shanghai auto show on April 18, Nio launched the 2023 ET7 with prices starting at RMB 428,000, the same as the previous version. Deliveries of the new ET7 begin on May 19.

While the wait times for Nio ES7 and ET7 have become longer, the wait time for the new ES6 has been reduced to 3-4 weeks today from about 5 weeks previously.

Nio officially launched the new ES6 on May 24, and deliveries started that night. The model is Nio's cheapest SUV, with a starting price of RMB 338,000.

The electric vehicle maker announced on June 24 that deliveries of the new ES8 will begin on June 28. The Nio App currently shows the wait time for the model is still June.

The new ES8 was launched on Nio Day 2022, December 24, 2022, and is Nio's transition to the NT 2.0 platform for its first production vehicle.

The Nio EC7 currently has a wait time of about 4 weeks, the same as before. The wait times for the ET5 and ET5 Touring are also unchanged at about 3 weeks and 3-4 weeks respectively.

Data table: Latest wait times for NIO models after Jun 26 changes

($1 = RMB 7.1795)

(Screenshots on June 26, 2023)