Best Electric Cars in India [2022]

Best Electric Cars in India

In 2022, There are only 14 Electric Cars available in India. But it is increasing very rapidly in the Indian Market. Some of the Best Electric Cars in India are Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo, Jaguar I-Pace, Hyundai Kona Electric, Tata Nexon EV and many more which are mentioned below. While numerous all over the planet have as of now made the shift to environment-friendly vehicles, Indians are starting to appreciate the handiness of electric cars.  

In 2020-21, 14,690 units of electric passenger vehicles were sold in the country 2021, as compared to 4,774 units in 2020.

Assuming you are on the lookout, searching for the best electric vehicles in India, you have landed on the ideal locations. Here, we have listed the best EV cars out there. You can also check details like version, specs and price for all-electric cars in the below list.

List of Top 14 Best Electric Cars in India (2022)

Here are the top 14 EV cars in India which are currently operating are listed below. This list is based on the highest to lowest price range. 

  1. Audi RS e-tron GT
  2. Porsche Taycan
  3. Audi e-tron GT
  4. BMW iX
  5. Jaguar I-Pace
  6. Audi e-tron
  7. Mercedes-Benz EQC
  8. Mini Cooper SE
  9. BYD E6
  10. Hyundai Kona Electric
  11. MG ZS EV
  12. Tata Nexon EV
  13. Tata Tigor EV
  14. Mahindra E Verito

Features & Price of Top 15 Best Electric Cars

Top 14 best electric cars in India

Here are the features like specs, battery, price of the top 15 EV cars  listed below: 

NOTE: Here, we have listed Delhi’s ex-showroom price, which is subject to vary from one city to another.

1. Audi RS e-tron GT

Audi RS e-tron GT is available with an automatic transmission which allows vehicles to shift gear automatically.  RS e-tron GT is the five-seater EV that makes this vehicle superfast. 

It’s available only in one variant for now the Quattro. It is available in multiple colour options like Ascari blue metallic, Suzuka Grey Metallic, Daytona Grey pearl effect etc. 

  • Battery Capacity: 93.4 kWh
  • Distance/charge: 481 km
  • Top Speed: 250 kmph
  • Charging  Time: 5:15 hr(A.C), 22.5 min(D.C)
  • Price: 2.04 Cr*

2. Porsche Taycan

Porsche Taycan is also coming with automatic transmission. This EV is an electronic beast with a single motor and with all its luxuries.  After its launch, Taycan has started giving tuff competition to Tesla’s model. 

Porsche Taycan is available in two variants Saloon and Cross Turismo. It is available in 18 different colours some examples are Mamba Green Metallic, Vulcano Grey Metallic, Frozen Berry Metallic, Coffee Beige Metallic, Black, Ice Grey Metallic. 

  • Battery Capacity: Depending on Variant 79.2 & 93.4 kWh
  • Distance/charge: 395-452 km
  • Top Speed: 250 kmph
  • Charging  Time: NA
  • Price: 1.50-2.10 Cr*

3. Audi e-tron GT

It is one of the best electric cars in India comes with automatic transmission. It is sold in two variants e-tron GT and RS e-tron GT. Audi e-tron GT is giving head to head competition to Tesla in comparing features but in price range, Tesla is quite affordable. 

It is available in multiple colours option some of them are Kemora grey Metallic, Mythos Black Metallic, Floret Silver Metallic.

  • Battery Capacity: 93.4 kWh
  • Distance/charge: 388-500 km
  • Top Speed: 245 kmph
  • Charging  Time: 5:15 hr(A.C), 22.5 min(D.C)
  • Price: 1.79 Cr*

4. BMW iX

BMW iX is an electric SUV that comes with automatic transmission. It is offered in only one variant the xDrive40. It is the best EV SUV on comparing the best electronic cars. BMW iX is an amazing exterior and interior which gives you enough space. 

It’s available in five different colours Individual Aventurin Red metallic, Mineral White, Phytonic Blue, Sophisto Grey Brilliant Effect and Black Sapphire Metallic.

  • Battery Capacity: 76.6 kWh
  • Distance/charge: 425 km
  • Charging  Time: 30min up to 80% Fast Charging includes
  • Price: 1.15 Cr*

5. Jaguar I-Pace

Jaguar I-Pace is one of the best SUVs and a competitor of the BMW iX in the EV market. It comes with high-tech features and full comfort with super tech safety. It is available in three variants S, SE, and HSE. 

This EV is available in 11 different colours some of them are Firenze Red, Farallon Black, Caesium Blue, Yulong White.

  • Battery Capacity: 90 kWh
  • Distance/charge: 470 km
  • Top Speed: 200 kmph
  • Charging  Time: 8.5hr
  • Price: 1.08-1.12 Cr*

6. Audi e-tron

The Audi e-tron is the most valuable EV in this budget. This car is based on a futuristic concept. This electric SUV is sold in two variants e-tron 50 and e-tron 55. Safety features include eight airbags, front and rear parking sensors, and a rearview camera.

Audi e-tron available in 9 different colours some of them are Glacier white Metallic, Galaxy-Blue-Metallic, Typhoon Gray Metallic, Catalunya Red Metallic, etc.

  • Battery Capacity: 95 kWh
  • Distance/charge: 359-484 km (e-tron 50) and 264-379km (e-tron 55)
  • Top Speed: 200 kmph
  • Charging  Time: 8.5hr
  • Price: 1.00-1.18 Cr*

7. Mercedes-Benz EQC

Mercedes-Benz EQC is really worth your money because of this car’s crazy looks and features at an affordable price. It’s one of the best electric cars in India for sure. In this EV automatic transmission is also available. 

Mercedes-Benz EQC is available in a single variant called 400 4MATIC. It offers 3 different colours High Tech Silver, Graphite Grey and Polar White which gives this EV a classic look. 

  • Battery Capacity: 80 kWh
  • Distance/charge: 455-471 km 
  • Charging  Time: 10-100% in 10hr & Fast charging  available
  • Price: 99.50 Lakh*

8. Mini Cooper SE

Mini Cooper SE looks makes this EV Car Special. It is good for small families and for driving also. The Mini Cooper SE has 1 electric engine which is pretty good for this size. It offers only 1 variant of the Electric with automatic transmission.

It is available in 4 different colours Moonwalk Grey, White Silver, British Racing Green and Midnight black.

  • Battery Capacity: 32.6kWh
  • Distance/charge: 270km 
  • Charging  Time: 80% in 36 mins with 50 kW DC Charger 
  • Price: 47.20 Lakh*

9. BYD E6

This is probably one of the most fantastic of all EV cars. The interior is amazing and everyone is accepted for this electric car. BYD E6 has 1 electric engine and it’s also available with an automatic transmission. E6 is a 5 seater EV. 

It offers only 1 variant of the electric. BYD E6 is available in 3 different colours Doctor Black, Crystal White and Blue Black Dual Tone. 

  • Battery Capacity: 71.7 kWh
  • Distance/charge: 415 km 
  • Charging  Time: 1.5 hr also available with fast charging
  • Price: 29.15 Lakh*

10. Hyundai Kona Electric

It has all you can get out of an EV. Hyundai Kona is considered the best electric cars in India in this price segment. It’ll give you power, balance while driving, economy, comfort at a reasonable price. It is equipped with advanced PMSM (Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor).  Hyundai Kona pickup reaches 100kmph in just under 10 seconds.

Kona offered 2 variants named Hyundai Kona Premium, Hyundai Kona Premium Dual Tone. It is available in 4 different colours Typhoon Silver, Phantom Black, Polar White Dual Tone and Polar White.

  • Battery Capacity: 39.2 kWh
  • Distance/charge: 442 km 
  • Charging  Time: Charging time approx 6h 10min & fast charging in 58min
  • Price: 23.79-23.97 Lakh*

11. MG ZS EV

This is a British brand that offers MG ZS EV. It has outstanding features with a great range of driving. This SUV is powered by Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor. The MG ZS EV is offered in 2 variants Excite & Exclusive.

It is available in 4 different colours – Currant Red, Ferris White, Sable Black and Ashen Silver.

  • Battery Capacity: 50.3 kWh
  • Distance/charge: 340 km 
  • Charging  Time: 6-8 hr & fast charging in 50 min
  • Price: 21.99-25.88Lakh*

12. Tata Nexon EV

Tata Nexon is the most popular EV among all the best electric cars in India. Its Li-ion Polymer battery has liquid cooling to ensure that temperatures remain relatively low even after a long drive. It is the highest-selling EV car in India. 

The Tata Nexon EV is offered in 5 variants namely XZ Plus Dark Edition, XZ Plus Lux Dark Edition, XZ Plus, XZ Plus LUX, XM. It is available in 3 different colours – Glacier White, Signature Teal Blue and Midnight black.

  • Battery Capacity: 30.2 kWh
  • Distance/charge: 312 km 
  • Charging  Time: 60 min (0-80%)
  • Price: 14.54-17.15 Lakh*

13. Tata Tigor EV

Tata Tigor EV offers great and a smooth driving experience. This EV is powered by a three-phase AC induction motor. The Tata Tigor EV is offered in 4 variants namely XZ Plus Dual Tone, XZ Plus, XM, XE.

It is available in 4 different colours Signature Teal Blue, Teal Blue Dual Tone, Daytona Grey Dual Tone and Daytona Grey.

  • Battery Capacity: 26 kWh
  • Distance/charge: 306 km 
  • Charging  Time: 6 hr normal charging & 90 min in fast charging
  • Price: 12.24-13.39 Lakh*

14. Mahindra E Verito

Another Mahindra offering is the E Verito a sedan. This is an ideal vehicle for city drivers. The Interior (Features, Space & Comfort) and space of Mahindra E Verito are unmatchable, at this price range. Which makes this EV one of the best electric cars in India. 

The Mahindra E Verito is offered in 2 variants namely D2, D6. It is available in only 2 different colours Diamond white & Desat silver. 

  • Battery Capacity: 21.2 kWh
  • Distance/charge: 110 km 
  • Charging  Time: 11hours30min(100%) / Fast charging 1h30min(80%)
  • Price: 9.12-9.46 Lakh*

You know you can access your EV with your mobile also, Latest generation EV has many features through mobile phone. So, which phone you should go for iOS vs Android. I’ll go for Android which device do you go for?

How to Charge  electric cars?

How to charge electric cars

You can charge Electric Cars at your home. Basically, it was set up and installed by a car company when you purchased your EV(Electric Vehicle). Otherwise, you can also charge through the charging stations set up in different parts of your city.

FAQs

Is Tata Nexon EV worth buying?

Yes Tata Nexon EV is worth buying. Because of its range, great performance, smooth driving experience and affordability. It is the best selling in the market currently in the EV sector.

Which is the best Electric car to buy?

Here is the list of best electric cars you should definitely consider when you’re going to buy a budget-friendly EV.
1. Tata Nexon EV
2. Tata Tigor EV
3. MG ZS EV

Is electric car a good option in India?

Yes, it is a good option because it’s the future.  If you are looking for an electric car for your short daily commutes, then it’s worth the option but if you want to go out of the city then it’ll create a problem like finding a charging station.  
But remember The maintenance cost of an electric car is also less than compared of a conventional car.

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