The everyday fuel prices setting new records has turned out to be a nightmare for the country and also possesses an equal effect on the automotive market, which is apparently dwindling after the pandemic.
This has been urging the nation to go in search of other alternatives, and undoubtedly, the electric means of transportation has been found as the most plausible one.
Electric scooters were one of the trendsetters in the electric automotive segment in the past decade, and in this decade, electric cars are expected to reprise the role in a more efficient and practically adaptable manner.
The piece aims to provide some insights into some of the best electric cars available in the market and the upcoming ones, which has a huge potential.
Electric cars in the Indian market
At present, multiple leading brands have introduced eight electric cars that are currently available in the Indian market. The following provides more insights into them.
Tata Tigor EV is one of the top-rated electric cars from the house of Tata.
This EV is powered by a battery of 21.5 kWh, which provides a range of 213 km.
The EV is priced at 12.7 Lakhs INR and is preferred widely for its efficiency with a single charge.
Strom Motors came up with the idea of a two-seater automotive, which didn’t gain much popularity due to its design and limited features.
The R3 was priced at 4.5 Lakhs INR, providing a range of 200 km for a single 3-hour charge.
Mahindra e Verito
The only electric car from the prominent automotive manufacturers, Mahindra e verito, inherited the design of the petrol/diesel variant.
Even Mahindra e verito failed in creating a huge impact in the market, especially due to its pricing and limited set of features.
The car was priced at 12.3 Lakhs INR, and it provided 181 Km of the range, which was considerably low in the segment.
TATA Nexon EV
Another electric variant from the house of Tata, The Nexon EV, is a much efficient model in terms of range and consumption in contrast to other models of similar range.
The car provides a range of 312 km and dual charging modes.
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MG ZS EV
MG received a good response in the Indian market upon its launch of MG Hector, and MG ZS EV is one of the promising cars in the EV segment with an extended range and set of features.
The MG ZS EV provides a maximum range of 419 Km, at a single charge of fewer than seven hours.
Hyundai Kona Electric
Hyundai Kona is undoubtedly one of the best SUVs to look into in the electric vehicle segment.
The stunning outlook is outperformed by the set of added features.
The EV offers a maximum range of 452 km and is priced at 23.8 Lakhs INR.
Mercedes Benz EQC
The global market leader himself brought its first electric car to India, priced at 1.04 Crores
The extremely classy and stunning set of features and outlook is combined with a maximum range of 455 km at dual charging modes.
Jaguar I-Pace is currently the highest priced and also the EV offering the longest range in the segment.
The battery of 90 kWh powers this beast which can cover a range of 470 km in battery only.
The prices of the variants quote a beginning of 1.06 crore INR, making it the most expensive electric car in India at present.
The developments in the Indian Electric car segmen
The news of another global leader, Tesla, entering the Indian automotive industry is a piece of promising news for enthusiasts.
At the same time, other leading automotive companies are expected to give cutthroat competition to Tesla as electric cars are widely regarded as the future.
With other global brands intending to release their best models in India, catering them with a budgeted price and a good set of features, it underlines the statement that electric cars are going to be the trendsetters of the Indian automotive market in the near future.