Top 5 EVs To Buy in 2022 in India

top 5 evs to buy in india in 2022

India has started to show an interest in the electric vehicle sector in the last two years. While the world prefers environment-friendly vehicles more every day, India is still pretty behind in this regard. However, with the government pushing substitution for fossil fuel-powered vehicles, electric vehicle manufacturing OEMs may gain another huge market in India.

In 2022, there are less than 10 models in the electric vehicle segment available immediately in the Indian market. Let’s see a few EV models in India and their specifications here in this article along with some of the upcoming EVs in 2022 as well.

Tata Nexon EV

Nexon EV Dark Edition

Nexon EV is the winner of the Subcompact SUV of the Year Award at the 2018 edition of NDTV’s Car and Bike Awards. It comes with a 3 Phase Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor and a Lithium-ion Polymer battery equipped with liquid cooling. Nexon EV comes in 5 different variants namely – XM, XZ Plus, XZ Plus Dark Edition, XZ Plus LUX, and XZ Plus LUX Dark Edition.

Tata Nexon EV
Battery Capacity 30.2 kWh
Distance per Charge 312 km/full charge
Recharge Time 0-80% charge in 60 minutes with a fast charger
Price Starting from Rs 13.99 lakh

 

It is offered in colours like Moonlit Silver, Signature Teal Blue, and Glacier White.

Tata Tigor EV

There are over 100 Tata Tigor EVs booked alone in Mumbai

Tigor EV is powered by a three-phase AC induction motor and comes in 4 variants – XE, XM, XZ Plus and XZ Plus Dual Tone. The colours offered are Egyptian Blue and Pearlescent White.

Tata Tigor EV
Battery Capacity 21.5 kWh
Distance per Charge 142 km/full charge
Recharge Time Fast charging in 90 minutes and normal charging in six hours
Price Starting from Rs 9.54 lakh

MG ZS EV

 

MG ZS EV

Similar to the Nexon EV, MG ZS EV is also powered by a 3 Phase Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor. This premium EV comes with power-assisted steering, diamond-cut machined alloy wheels and is offered in 2 variants namely the Excite and Exclusive.

MG ZS EV
Battery Capacity 44.5 kWh
Distance per Charge 340 km/full charge
Recharge Time Fast charging in 50 minutes. The normal charge takes 6-8 hours
Price Starting from Rs 20.88 lakh

Hyundai Kona Electric

Hyundai Kona electric facelift

Fitted with advanced Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor, this premium electric car can accelerate from 0-100 kmph in under 10 seconds. This comes in Premium and Premium Dual Tone variants.

Hyundai Kona Electric
Battery Capacity 39.2 kWh
Distance per Charge 452 km/full charge
Recharge Time 57-minute fast charging and normal charging in six hours
Price Starting from Rs 23.71 lakh

Mahindra eKUV 100

Mahindra eKUV100

Once launched, this will become Mahindra’s first SUV in electric form. It is expected to come with power steering, power windows and anti-lock braking features. There has not been much else announced regarding this upcoming electric SUV.

Mahindra eKUV 100
Battery Capacity 15.9 kWh
Distance per Charge 147 km/full charge
Recharge Time TBA
Price Expected to be around Rs 8.25 lakh
Launch Date June 2022

 

Apart from these 5, there are electric cars offered in the luxury segment as well like the Audi e-Tron, Audi e-Tron GT, Audi e-Tron Sportback, Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo, Mercedes Benz EQC, and BMW iX. Other upcoming electric vehicles in India that we can look forward to in 2022 include Nissan Leaf, Mahindra XUV300 EV, and Tata Tiago EV.

Read This Blog in 60 Seconds – Article Summary!

The electric vehicle segment of the automobile industry is a fast-growing arm in India. With the government encouraging alternate fuel options to promote environment-friendly options for automobiles, electric vehicle models are sure to grow in numbers in the next few years. Indian market already has a few models in EVs like the Tata Nexon Ev, Tigor EV, MG ZS EV, Hyundai Kona Electric and the Audi e-Tron. These models range from hatchbacks to luxury sedans and Mahindra also has an electric SUV lined up for 2022. Other than these, we can also anticipate hot, new launches of Nissan Leaf, Mahindra XUV300 EV, and Tata Tiago EVin 2022 in India. This article highlights some key points of the top 5 EVs to buy in India this year.

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