100% Mobility of Electric Cars is still a thing of Future in India, Below 5 cars are currently on sale in India which defiantly states that The future of Electric Cars in India is Green. The Indian Automobile Industry has witnessed a lot of electric cars launches in the past few months and they are defiantly not going back but to a Better Future. The Government of India is in the making of Infrastructure suitable for electric cars like Charging stations for the cars on the Highways and in the City, better build roads and much more and this is also an encouraging factor for the Companies to launch fully electric Cars. Here is a list of 5 Electric Cars which are legal to be sold and used in India:-
Mahindra firstly showcased eKUV100 at the 2018 Auto Expo, but the launch of the Vehicle was pushed to the 15th edition of the event held in March 2020. This car comes equipped with the 15.9 kWh battery pack with fast charging capabilities and it also offers a range of 147 kilometers stretch in a single charge. The electric motor on the car is good for 54 PS/120 Nm. This electric micro-SUV is equipped with connected car tech which provides great features like cabin pre-cooling, remote diagnostic, cabin pre-cooling, battery status updated through a dedicated app, remote door lock & Unlock and location tracking. This car was launched at the base price of Rs.8.25 Lakhs.
Hyundai Kona Electric:
Hyundai Kona Electric is known to be India’s First Fully Electric SUV Car and it was launched last year in 9th July 2019. Kona Electric comes with 39.2 kWh battery which has an ARAI-certified range of 452 km. Hyundai Kona Electric provides a 7.2kWh AC wall charger that charges the battery upto100% in 6 hours 10 minutes. Hyundai Kona has comes with an electric motor that puts out 136 PS power and 395 Nm torque, and helps the car sprint from 0 to 100 kmph in 9.7 seconds and its topmost speed limit is 155 kmph. Hyundai opened the retail price of the Kona Electric at Rs. 23.71 lakh.
Tata Nexon EV:
Tata Nexon EV is Tata’s first electronic SUV which is based on the Sub Compact SUV Nexon, and gets cosmetical changes over the ICE Car’s facelifted version, which was launched in India on 19th December, 2019. Tata Nexon EV is powered by a 30.2 kWh battery pack, which is paired with a129 PS/245 Nm electric motor. This car has claimed the range of 132 kilometers and its battery can be charged up to 80% via a DC fast charger in just one hour and if a 3.3 kW AC fast charger will be used then it will fully charge the battery in 8 hours. Tata currently retails the Nexon EV at a retail introductory price of 13.99 lakh and it also has the top versions.
MG ZS EV:
MG ZS EV is MG Motor’s second product in India after launching Hector and this electronic SV have been priced between Rs. 20.88 lakh to 23.58 lakh which makes it compete directly against Hyundai Kona Electric. It comes with a 44.5 kWh, liquid-cooled IP67-rated battery which has an ARAI claimed range of 340 Kilometers. The battery comes with a permanent magnet synchronous motor pushing out 143 hp and 353Nm torque to the front wheels via a single-speed automatic transmission. Acceleration is brisk, with the claimed 0-100Kphtime pegged at 8.5 seconds. Similar to Hector, MS ZS EV has been equipped with amazing features like power-adjustable driver’s seat, 17-inch alloy wheels, keyless entry & go, automatic projector headlamps with LED DRLs, smartphone connectivity, a touch screen infotainment system with connected car tech, tire pressure monitoring system, an electronic parking brake, panoramic sunroof, rain-sensing wipers and PM 2.5 filter in the Cabin.
Tata Tigor EV:
Tata’s first electric Vehicle which was first only supplied to the Government Officials is Tata Tigor EV. In October 2019, Tata made it available for commercial and personal use. Tata Tigor comes equipped with a 21.5 kWh battery pack, an electric motor that produces 40.7 PS of maximum power along with 105 Nm peak torque. It is currently retailed at a price of Rs. 9.45 lakh to 9.85 lakh which makes it one of the most affordable Electric car of the year in India.
Buying an Electric car in India comes with many benefits like affordability, durability, cost reduction as these cars have less consumption cost, and lesser maintenance costs. Also, Electric cars do less pollution so buying an electric car not only helps us but also the environment. With the increasing development of the Infrastructure, the day is not far when we will only have Electric cars running in India so don’t wait for it, book your now.