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Top 11 Electric Cars & Companies (EVs) in India in 2022

Checkout the Best Electric Cars in India currently and why have they made it to the List of Top EVs in India in 2022.

by FighterMan Updated: 13 Apr, 2022, 02:12 IST
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EVs in electric scooters and electric cars are in boom today. The reasons behind this include rising fuel costs, eco-friendly technology, easy maintenance, and more. However, there are also drawbacks in charging station networks, battery life, max speed, and more.

Considering all these factors, user’s voting & viewpoints on ‘Which is the Best Electric Car in India so far’ thread, and based on our online research we have got the 11 Best Electric Cars. Also includes the Best Electric Car Companies in India.

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Tata Nexon EV : Best Budget Electric Car

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The Tata Nexon EV is built on India's 1st 5-star rated platform ‘Nexon’. As of 31st Jan 2022, around 13,500 Tata Nexon electric cars have been sold in India which makes it the best-selling electric car so far.

Speed Rate

0-100 in 9.9 secs

Charging

0-80% charge in 60 mins (fast charging) | 10-90% in 8.5 hrs

Battery Life / Motor Warranty

8 years or 1.6 Lakh kms

Range

312 kms

Price

₹14,54,000

Top Speed

196 km/hr

Motor Power

204 hp

Torque

245 Nm


Features

  • 0-60 km/h in 4.6s

  • Overcharge protection, Shock protection, Short protection

  • 60% increase in peak torque in Sport Mode

Pros

  • 60% increase in peak torque in Sport Mode

  • IP67 certified battery & motor

  • AIS 048 (Nail Penetration)

  • One of the Largest EV service network across India

Cons

Costly battery comparatively.

Pravaig Dynamics Extinction MK1 EV : Best Stylish Electric Car

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The Extinction MK1 electric car from Pravaig Dynamics is a luxurious sedan. It comes in matte black finish. 4 people can be accomodated in this electric car. It also promises robo-taxi in the future which means your car will ride without a driver!

Speed Rate

0-100 in 4.3 secs

Charging

80% charge in 30 mins

Battery Life

10 lakh km

Range

510 km

Price

₹30 Lakhs

Launch Date

Around November 2022

Top Speed

196 km/hr

Battery Capacity

96 kWh

Battery Type

Lithium-ion

Motor Power

204 hp


Features

  • Limousine partition between front and back row

  • Superfast wifi

  • 220V power outlets with sockets

  • USB-C & wireless charging

  • 15-inch folding desk for laptop

  • Vanity mirrors

  • Screen mirroring

  • Himalayan air with PM 2.5 air filtration (min 8 vents)

  • Devialet speakers

  • MultiVAC high performance server & sensors

  • 5 star safety

  • Smooth suspension

  • Will drive automatically in future based on robo-taxi programs

Pros

  • Low noise levels inside (around 50 dB)

  • Good legroom

  • Ultra dense sound

  • Made in India

Cons

You might struggle to find more charging stations in your region.

MG ZS EV 2022 : Best Motor Electric Car

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What makes MG ZS EV 2022 standout is the 3 level Kinetic Energy Recovery System (KERS). Besides being an electric car, what makes it unique is its connectivity/internet features. It has 75+ of them which no electric car currently has.

Speed Rate

0-100 in 8.5 Sec

Range

461 km

Price

₹25.88 Lakhs

Battery Capacity

50.3 kWh

Motor Power (max)

176.75 PS

Max Torque

280 Nm


Features

  • Dual pane panoramic sky roof

  • Full digital cluster with 7-inch embedded LCD screen

  • Digital bluetooth key

  • 360 degree around view camera

  • Push Button Start & Stop with Smart Entry

  • Electronic Gear Shift Knob

Pros

  • Premium finish

  • 75+ internet/connectivity features

  • Powerful motor

Cons

Build quality could have been better. We might see improvements in the upcoming Excite variant.

Mahindra E2O Plus P2 : Best City Travel Electric Car

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The Mahindra E2O Plus is zippy, compact, and best for city travel and everyday use. Its running cost is 80 paisa/km which is great. Moreover, tax savings are upto 2.14 Lakh per year. Maintenance is also very low.

Speed Rate

0-40 km/h in 6.3 s

Charging Time

1 h 35 min (10 kW 3 Phase 32 A charger)

Range

140 km

Price

Around ₹6 lakhs

Top Speed

80 km/h

Motor Power

15 kWh

Car & Battery warranty

3 years or 60 000 km


Features

  • Pre-cool

  • ELR SeatBelts

  • ISO mount Child Seat in Rear

  • Door Trim inserts

  • Remote Charge Port Lid Opener

Pros

  • Advanced Battery Technology

  • Best for city travel

  • Low maintenance

Cons

Long trips are a concern

Hyundai Kona : Best Charging Electric Car

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Hyundai Kona is the 1st electric SUV launched in India. It comes with a Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor (PMSM).

Speed Rate

0-100 in 9.7 sec

Battery Life/Warranty

8 years or 1,60,000 kms

Battery Capacity

39.2 kWh

Range

452 kms

Price

₹23,97,800

Motor Power

100 kw (136 ps)

Max Torque

395 Nm (40.27 Kgm)

Battery Type

Lithium-ion Polymer

Charging Time

DC Charging: 0-80% in 1 min at 50 kW | AC Charging: 0-100% in 6hrs 10min


Features

  • 3 driving modes in eco, sport, and comfort.

  • Shift-by-Wire Automatic Transmission

  • Electric Parking Brake

  • Digital Instrument Cluster with Supervision

  • Tyre Pressure Monitoring System

Pros

  • Running cost is 1/5th of IC Engine

  • Service vehicle Charging Support

Cons

This electric car scores less in terms of spaciousness.

PMV Electric Car : Best Electric Car under ₹5 Lakhs

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The PMV Electric Car is compact and best for daily commute. It is a 2-seater electric car. It works without a clutch which makes hassle-free driving possible. You can pre-book the PMV Electric Car for ₹2000.

Charging

Full charge in 3.5-4 hrs

Range

160 kms

Price

₹4-5 Lakhs

Top Speed

70 Kmph

Battery Type

Advanced Lithium Iron Phosphate Battery


Features

  • Feet-Free Driving In Traffic

  • Cruise Control

  • High Tensile Tubular Space Frame (Chassis)

  • PMSM Motor

  • Regenerative Braking

Pros

  • Ground Clearance 170 mm

  • Remote Connectivity & Diagnostics

  • LCD Digital Instrument Cluster

Cons

2-seater electric car

Mercedes-Benz EQC 400 4MATIC : Best Premium Electric Car

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The Mercedes-Benz EQC 400 4MATIC electric is a mix of sports car and SUV. Its price goes to around ₹1 crore. Its interior is made from renewable materials while its exterior is sleek and shines.

Speed Rate

0-100 in 5.1 secs

Range

429-454 kms

Price

₹99.57 Lakhs

Power consumption

21.5-20.1 kWh/100 km


Features

  • Fully variable 4-wheel drive (4MATIC)

  • Burmester Surround-Sound system.

  • Augmented video

  • Intuitive touch control

  • Natural voice control

Pros

  • Sustainable materials.

  • Premium electric car

Cons

Range and Charging needs work given the sheer class of this electric car company.

Audi e-tron : Best Speed Electric Car

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The Combined CO₂ emissions in the Audi e-tron is zero. Currently, it is the best electric car from Audi. Its interior and exterior is similar to other Audi cars.

Speed Rate

0-100 in 6.8 Seconds

Battery Life/Warranty

8 yrs / 1,60,000 kms

Range

484 kms (max)

Price

₹1 Crore

Top Speed

190 kmph

Battery Capacity

230 kW

Power consumption

27.57-19.2 kWh/100 kilometers

Max Torque

540 Nm


Features

  • Audi Digital Matrix LED headlights

  • 360-degree cameras

  • Panoramic glass sunroof

  • Audi sound system

  • 4-zone Air Conditioning System

Pros

  • 5 yrs roadside assistance

  • 2 complimentary chargers (11 kW)

Cons

Charging time is a bit high.

Strom r3 Electric Car

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The Strom r3 electric car is compact, uniquely designed, and super sleek. You can preorder the Strom r3 electric car for ₹10,000.

Charging time

3 hrs

Battery Life / Warranty

1-1.5 Lakh km / 3 years

Range

200 kms

Price

₹4,50,000

Top Speed

80 Kmph


Features

  • Touchscreen interface

  • 2-door & 2-seater

  • IOT ENABLED

  • Eco, Normal, SportsAVFS (upcoming) modes

  • Triple Touchscreen Interface with Gesture and Voice Controls

Pros

  • ₹0.40/km running cost

  • Onboard Charger

Cons

Costly comparatively.

Tata Nano EV (upcoming)

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Recently, Ratan Tata got a Tata Nano electric car by Electra EV (EV powertrain solutions company). This electric car is powered by a 72V battery. It is expected to launch in 2023 in India.

Speed Rate

0-60 in 8 secs

Range

160 km

Price

₹3 Lakhs (expected)

Top Speed

110 km/hr

Battery Capacity

12 kWh

Battery Type

super polymer lithium-ion

Motor Power

54 hp


Features

  • 115 Nm max torque

  • 180 mm Ground Clearance

  • Independent Gas filled struts & Coil Springs suspension

  • Alloy Wheels

  • 2 airbags

Pros

  • Low cost electric car

  • Good range

Cons

  • Might not be suitable for long distances

Tata Curvv Electric SUV (upcoming)

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Tata Curvv electric car launched recently on 6th April 2022. It is the best SUV Tata has ever come up with. It might be launching around November 2022, but the reason why we have this in the list is the SUV electric car concept of Tata Curvv. It promises a strong aerodynamic theme throughout this car. This car says “different by design”, which is what makes it stand out amongst electric SUVs.

This was all about the Best Electric Cars in India in 2022. There are many more to come from some of the Top Electric Car Companies in India. Please do share your valuable views on them below.

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Deal Cadet Deal Cadet

very nice article 👍

Deal Lieutenant Deal Lieutenant

Audi e-tron price is wrong

Deal Lieutenant Deal Lieutenant

paji tesla bhi likh dete

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Alexios wrote:

Audi e-tron price is wrong

thanks buddy! have updated

Deal Cadet Deal Cadet

Pravaig Dynamics extinction looks good amongst others. look wise and good features.

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