Here is a list of 10 electric cars available in India that you should know!
Electric cars on the Indian market
Electric vehicles are slowly turning the future and scale of the automotive industry. Electric cars are not going anywhere, because the government and everyone wants to turn green with their own cars. Although there are many models of different successful brands in all price ranges in the global market, India is slowly catching up with it. Right now we have less than 15 models in the electric vehicle segment, most of which are luxury electric vehicles.
Read this article to know the top 10 electric cars to buy in India in 2022.
Top 10 Electric Vehicles in India in 2022
Audi RS e-tron GT
Last year’s Audi RS e-tron GT topped our list in terms of performance and price. It dominates as the most expensive electric vehicle on the Indian market. The e-tron GT comes with 637 horsepower and 830 Nm of 2-axis electric motors and a 93.4 kWh battery pack. This Quattro is all-wheel drive and can reach speeds of 0-100 km / h in just 3.3 seconds. In terms of performance, the ride quality is excellent with an excellently calibrated adaptive pneumatic suspension for heavy-duty electric vehicles. It has no aesthetics, because the design is very beautiful and Audi offers all the comfort and convenience you want at a high price.
Pre-exhibition price: 2.05 cr
Audi e-tron GT
Apart from Audi, the all-electric e-tron is a slightly lower price GT. The e-tron GT is built on the high-voltage platform J1, as in the Porsche Taycan. Like the RS e-tron GT, it also has 2 electric motors on each axle, which makes it a four-wheel drive that produces about 476 PS and 630 Nm. It requires a distance of about 500 km. Acceleration time may not match the RS e-tron GT, as it takes 4.1 seconds to travel at a speed of 0-100 km / h, which is still impressive. The E-tron GT really comes in a gray tactical green metallic shade, but that doesn’t stop it from turning its head. This is the power of the classic design of the e-tron GT.
Previous price of the exhibition: 1.80 cr
Porsche Taycan (Rs 1.50 – Rs 2.30)
Taycan is Porsche’s first all-electric vehicle and was launched in India in late November 2021. It achieved global success before it dominated domestic markets. Comes with two types of batteries, 79.2 kWh and 93.4 kWh, depending on the Taycan version. It also requires a distance of more than 400 km for all versions. Available in single and twin motor versions, as well as in different colors.
It comes in different versions, as shown in the table below.
|Options||High speed||Time to reach a speed of 0-100 km / h||Ex-salon price|
|Taizhan||230 km / h||5.4 s||Rs 1.50 Cr|
|Taycan 4S||250 km / h||4 h||Rs 1.64 Cr|
|Taikan Turbo||260 km / h||3.2 s||Rs 2.08 Cr|
|Taikan Turbo S||260 km / h||2.8 s||Rs 2.30 Cr|
|Thai 4S Cross Turismo||240 km / h||4.1 s||Rs 1.71 Cr|
|Thai Turbo Cross Turismo||250 km / h||3.3 h||2.10 rupees|
Jaguar I-Pace (1.08 cr – 1.12 cr)
The first all-electric car in India from the Jaguar, the I-Pace looks very fast and looks like a regular Jag, but has a very wide position. The I-Pace, which is expected to be under the SUV segment, looks more like a crossover than a real SUV. There is a wealth of information all over the cabin with too many options to list them all. The I-Pace comes with a dual-synchronous permanent magnet engine producing 395 horsepower and 700 Nm and a 90 kW / h lithium-ion battery pack with a single-speed epicycle transmission. I-Pace requires a distance of 470 km. It comes in SE, HSE and Black 3 versions.
- Maximum speed: 200 km / h
- Acceleration from 0 to 100 km / h: 4.8 seconds
|Previous price of the exhibition||Rs 1.08 Cr||Rs 1.08 Cr||Rs 1.12 Cr|
Although the Audi portfolio now includes other fully electric models, the e-tron was the first in the lineup. It comes with Audi’s instantly recognizable design, twin-engine and 4-wheel drive. It has a cabin with all the interesting technology and comfort, along with an amazingly quiet and panoramic glass hatch.
In India, the e-tron is available in two versions: one with 50 kWh with a 71 kWh battery pack and the other with 55 kWh with a 95 kWh battery pack. The Audi e-tron claims a range of about 350-400 km.
Pre-exhibition price: 1.01 cr – 1.19 cr
This BMW M is an impressive SUV with twin engines that produce 619 horsepower and 1100 Nm of torque. The charge is 76.6 kW / h from the battery pack, which reaches a distance of 425 km. The battery can also produce up to 80% of juice in 73 minutes with a 50 kW DC charger. Four-zone climate control, wireless charging and ADAS features, including automatic vehicle deceleration, lane departure warning and blind spot detection, are all offered along with the iX, making the sky-high price pleasant.
Pre-exhibition price: 1.16 cr
Mercedes will not be disappointed with the EQC, which has all the bells and whistles you can find in a luxury SUV. The EQC is a 408 hp with a good 80 kWh battery pack that can be charged in just 90 minutes with a 50 kWh fast charger. and dual motors with 760 Nm of power. The EQC claims a range of 450 km and a top speed of 180 km / h. It is said that it reaches a speed of 0-100 km / h in about 5.1 seconds.
Former price of the exhibition: 99.50 rupees
MG ZS EV
First released in 2020, the ZS EV now has a facelift that has made significant changes to its design and capabilities, most of which are from MG Astor. The new facelift has a larger battery pack of 50.3 kW / h, which increased the EV range to 461 km. The ZS EV is powered by a synchronous electric motor that produces a maximum power of 174 horsepower and a maximum torque of 280 Nm in 8.5 seconds at a speed of 0-100 km / h. The quality of the MG ZS EV drive is very good for Indian roads, which is another reason for the popularity of the car in our market. ZS EV is available in two versions – Excite and Exclusive.
- ZS EV Excite – Rs 22 crore
- ZS EV Exclusive – 25.88 lakhs
Hyundai Kona Electric
Kona electric from Hyundai is the company’s first all-electric car. Choosing a smaller and more economical version of the 39.2 kWh battery offered in the Indian market, it has shown good results in world markets with a choice of 2 batteries. The vehicle requires a distance of 452 km checked by ARAI. Hyundai Kona offers decent performance with electric and good urban driving range. In addition, the interior of the Kona electric is less impressive and can take up more space in the cabin. This is another thumb for the EV – it takes about 4 hours and 50 minutes to fully charge at a normal charging station.
- Kona electric premium – 23.79 lakhs
- Kona electric Premium Dual Tone – Rs 23.98 Lakh
Tata Nexon EV and Tata Tigor EV
Tata’s Nexon EV and Tigor EV are two budget-friendly EVs with all the latest specifications and features on our market. Both electric cars are 5-seater sedans with good safety performance.
The Nexon EV is powered by a 30.2 kWh lithium-ion battery and a permanent magnet synchronous motor that generates a maximum power of 129 PS and a maximum torque of 245 Nm. The EV reaches a speed of 0 to 100 km / h in 9.9 seconds. It takes about 60 minutes to charge the battery to 80% of its idle state. Nexon EV comes in five colors – navy blue, moon silver, icy white and black (black edition) and is available in 5 versions.
Tata Nexon EV – 14.54 lakhs – 17.15 lakhs
- XM – 14.54 lakhs
- XZ Plus – Rs 15.95 crore
- XZ Plus Dark Edition – 16.29 lakhs
- XZ Plus LUX – 16.95 lakhs
- XZ Plus LUX Dark Edition – 17,15 lakhs
The Tigor EV is also a 5-seater sedan with a permanent magnet synchronous engine producing 74.7 horsepower and 170 Nm of torque and a set of 26 kW / h lithium-ion battery. It also comes with a CCS2 charger with support for fast charging from the 15A switch point. The Tigor EV takes about 5 minutes longer to charge up to 80 percent than the Nexon EV. It reaches a speed of 100 km / h in 5.7 seconds and requires a distance of 306 km. Tigor EV is available in 4 versions – XE, XM, XZ Plus and XZ Plus Dual Tone.
Tata Tigor EV – 12.24 varnish – rupee 13.39 varnish
- XE – 12.24 lakhs
- XM – 12.74 lakhs
- XZ Plus – 13.24 lakhs
- XZ Plus Dual Tone – 13.39 lakhs
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