Do you get fed up with the rising fuel prices? The increasing fuel costs have become the bigger problem for the Indians, so the automobile industry has taken some initiatives and started manufacturing electric vehicles.
Electric vehicles are very environmentally friendly and have low running costs and maintenance.
Electric cars use no fuel (petrol and diesel) to run the vehicles, they use the batteries that were made of acid, nickel-metal hydride batteries, but now the batteries are made up of lithium-ion.
In abroad many countries have been using electric vehicles for a long ago. In India also, the automobile industry companies started launching electric cars for the first time.
There are few companies like Audi, Tata, etc., that have already launched their Electric vehicles in India.
Many of you might be eagerly waiting for the upcoming electric vehicles in India. The forthcoming electric cars will have the best modern features and architectural design of the cars.
Read the full article about your favorite upcoming electric cars in India.
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10 Best Upcoming Electric cars In India
1. Mahindra EKUV 100
Mahindra will launch its EKUV 100 electric car in the mid of 2022 in India. EKUV is the micro-segment of the Mahindra SUV car.
The model of the vehicle is similar to the KUV model. You can charge the vehicle with an AC (Alternating Current) charger and DC (Direct Current) charger.
The Mahindra EKUV 100 is an entry-level car, and its direct competitors are Tata Nexon and Tigor electric vehicles (EVs). EKUV 100’s power features are not so exciting, but according to the price range, Mahindra provides great power capacity in the car.
|Launch date||Mid of 2022.|
|Range (Mileage)||147 Km|
|Special Feature||Silent and Zippy Drive|
|Battery Pack||15.9 KWH|
|Motor Power||40 BHP (Brake Horsepower)|
|Power Up||120 Nm (Newton Meter)|
|Charging time||5 hours 45 minutes fully charge with AC Fast charger. 55 minutes 0-80% charge with DC Fast charger.|
|Price Range||9 – 10 Lakhs.|
2. Tesla Model Y
Tesla is one of the luxurious Electric vehicles; it was rumored that Tesla would launch its first car, Model 3, in the Indian Market, but while testing the model 3 on Indian roads, the vehicle failed its ground clearance test.
Due to its model 3 failure in India, Tesla delayed its launch and worked hard on ground clearance. They are making a new model, the Tesla Y model, with 167 MM ground clearance, soon launching it in India.
Tesla Y model’s direct competitors are the Audi e-tron, Mercedes EQS, and Jaguar. This electric vehicle has excellent power performance compared to any supercar or SUV.
Tesla catches the speed between 0-100 km within five seconds. The top speed of the Tesla Y will be around 217 km.
This car will get two wireless chargers and four USB ports to charge your mobile phones, power driver seats, heated seats, air filter cleaner, and heated mirrors.
|Range (Mileage)||507 km.|
|Special Feature||2 Electric Motors, 16 audio speakers system, tinted glass.|
|Battery Pack||75 KWH.|
|Motor Power||40 PS (PferdStarke).|
|Power Up||120 Nm (Newton Meter) Torque.|
|Charging time||7 hours 5 minutes fully charged with AC Fast charger. 30 minutes 0-80% charge with DC Fast charger.|
|Price Range||80 – 90 Lakhs.|
3. Hyundai Kona
Hyundai Kona electric vehicle has updated the car’s design. The face-lift model is already available in the international market. In Hyundai Kona, they used LED lights and LED DRLS in the headlights and redesigned the car’s bumper.
In the car, you will get an extensive touch screen system. These updates may carry international features in the Hyundai Kona Electric Vehicle.
It has a 17-inch alloy wheel and 7-inch digital cluster, a center console, shift-by-wire, intelligent cruise control, and a stop-and-go system. The Kona catches the speed between 0-100 Km/h in only 7.9 seconds.
The Hyundai Kona is available with two powertrain versions; according to the different powertrain versions, the car provides different ranges like 305 km on 39,2 Kwh battery pack and 484 km on 64 KWh battery pack.
|Launch date||May 2022|
|Range (Mileage)||305 Km/ 484 Km|
|Special Feature||LED light technology|
|Battery Pack||39.2 Kwh/ 64 Kwh|
|Motor Power||136 HP|
|Power Up||395 Nm|
|Charging time||39.2 KW- 4 hours 50 minutes fully charge with AC Fast charger54 minutes 0-80% charge with DC Fast charger.|
64 KW- 7 hours 30 minutes fully charge with AC Fast Charger54 minutes 0-80% charge with DC Fast Charger
|Price Range||20-25 lakhs or more than 25 lakhs.|
4. KIA EV6
Kia ranked highest among the other brands available in the J.D. Power’s Vehicle Dependability Study in 2021.
According to the study, the three-year-old random vehicles were observed with various problems, and as compared to them Kia has long-term reliability.
In 2018, the study was conducted for vehicle dependability among mass-market brands. Kia’s vehicles received the best score among the eight major categories. Kia also gives ten years, 1,00,000, mile warranty program to their customers.
Kia’s EV6 model entered in the Guinness World Record for using the least time for charging. KIA Soul E.V. has been awarded as the best car, and it is a popular car in International Market.
In KIA EV6, you will get a different driving experience, the electric motor gives the instant response, and the trims deliver 446 lb-ft of torque for 0-60 mph time of 4.6 seconds-beating the 335-hp. In 2021 Porche Cayenne Coupe got certified by AMCI Testing in Independent ¼ mile tests.
|Range (Mileage)||310 km.|
|Special Feature||Bidirectional Power Transfer, AR display, Autonomous driver assistance.|
|Battery Pack||77.4 KWH.|
|Motor Power||225 HP.|
|Power Up||605 Nm (Newton Meter) Torque.|
|Charging time||7 hours 45minutes fully charged with AC Fast charger. 18 minutes 0-80% charge with DC Fast charger.|
|Price Range||35 Lakhs.|
5. Mercedes EQS
Mercedes EQS is one of the ‘S’ class cars, i.e., premium class vehicle, and with its digital interior makes the customers’ everyday life effortless.
The seats of the car are enormously comfortable and very relaxing. Mercedes EQS has two more variants in EQS model and they EQS450+ and EQS580 4Matic
The Mercedes EQS has taken good care of the customer’s good breath in the car, so they use an air filter in the car, and the name of the air filter system is HEPA (High-Efficiency Particulate Air). With the help of Energizing Air Control Plus, the ambiance in the car feels good and fragrant.
|Launch date||October 2022.|
|Range (Mileage)||770 km.|
|Special Feature||All-Electric Powertrain, Hyperscreen, AIRMATIC Air Suspension.|
|Battery Pack||107.08 KWH.|
|Motor Power||516 HP.|
|Power Up||1020 Nm (Newton Meter) (752 lbs.ft) Torque.|
|Charging time||11 hours 25minutes fully charged with AC Fast charger. 30 minutes 10-100% charge with DC Fast charger.|
|Price Range||84 lakhs.|
6. Morris Garages MG-ZS-EV
Morris Garage will launch its first electric vehicle in India. The car is super safe and luxurious. MG has given a tremendous of features that you are going to enjoy. MG- ZS-EV has two models model one they have different battery packs;
1) 50.3 kWh battery pack.
2) 72 kWh battery pack.
You will get three USB ports and two type ‘C’ USB Ports in the ZS-EV model. The Morris Garage has redesigned its wheel into a five-spoke alloy wheel. The car has a digital key with Bluetooth technology.
The car has a Jio sim, as well as JioSaavn for entertainment and internet connectivity across the city, MapMyIndia navigation with AI-powered maps, before reaching the destinations, you can book and pay for the parking, and you can read and listen to the news in Hindi and English with the help of Shortpedia in iSmart connected technology.
|Launch date||July 2022.|
|Range (Mileage)||461 Km|
|Special Feature||Ismart connected technology, Digital Cluster.|
|Battery Pack||50.3 Kwh|
|Motor Power||176.75 PS.|
|Power Up||280 Nm (Newton Meter) Torque.|
|Charging time||9 hours fully charged with AC Fast charger. 60 minutes 0-80% charge with DC Fast charger.|
|Price Range||22 Lakhs.|
7. Audi Q4 e-tron
Audi is one of the premium and luxury car brands. The Audi company has already launched electric cars in India. But the company is going to launch its new electric vehicle in the Indian market in 2022, and the new model of the car is Audi Q4 e-Tron.
You will get two options in this car: 1) two-wheel drive and 2) four-wheel drive. The car’s design is driver-oriented, and it discovers new dimensions of space with next-level roominess.
The Audi has multiple charging options in which you can charge the car at your home and public energy station. This car will get two range options, battery packs, and more flexibility because of innovative storage solutions.
You will get to experience its unique design with a single octagonal frame. In this car, you can expand the horizon upto a 520 km (WLTP) electric range.
|Range (Mileage)||450 Km|
|Special Feature||Augmented-reality head-up display, Navigation Information, windscreen in 2 separate fields.|
|Battery Pack||82 Kwh|
|Motor Power||170 PS.|
|Power Up||310 Nm (Newton Meter) Torque.|
|Charging time||8 hours 30 minutes fully charged with AC Fast charger. 31 minutes 0-80% charge with DC Fast charger.|
|Price Range||35 lakhs.|
8. Renault Zoe
It is the first electric car of the Renault company. The company envisioned to cover the mass market, and it will be the affordable electric car. The Renault Zoe is also known as the Mini E and Peugeot e-208.
The car is small but has used the latest technology inside the vehicle. They use the super slick dashboard layout, with some classic informational system and a digital display for the driver.
|Launch date||March 2022.|
|Range (Mileage)||395 Km|
|Special Feature||Powerful engine, Durable battery, Onboard features designed.|
|Battery Pack||52 Kwh|
|Motor Power||179.69 BHP.|
|Power Up||245 Nm (Newton Meter) Torque.|
|Charging time||7 hours fully charged with AC Fast charger. 45 minutes 0-80% charge with DC Fast charger.|
9. Hyundai IONIQ 5
The Hyundai IONIQ 5 is based on the Hyundai 17th century design. It is a retro-classic car, and the features of the car are modern. In the 2019 Frankfurt Program, the design of the car was shown for the first time.
This car will get two power options, drive options and battery pack options. The segment of the car will be more expensive than Hyundai Kona.
The Hyundai IONIQ 5 has the Radar Sensus, Front View Cameras, GPS Navigations, display in rearview camera, advanced instrument cluster, and 12-inch touch screen.
In Hyundai IONIQ 5, you will get two powertrain options: Rear Wheel Model- 169 HP with 350 NM Torque, and All-Wheel-Drive Model- 306 HP with 605 NM Torque.
In the All-Wheel-Drive Model, you can catch the speed of 0 to 100 in less than 5.2 seconds. The top speed of the car will be 185 km per hour.
|Launch date||June 2023.|
|Range (Mileage)||481 Km in 72 kWh battery.385 km in 82 Kwh battery.|
|Unique Feature||800-volt technology, single and dual electric motor, Electric all-wheel-drive (HTRAC).|
|Battery Pack||72 Kwh82 Kwh|
|Motor Power||165 BHP.|
|Power Up||350 Nm (Newton Meter) Torque.|
|Charging time||6 hours 5 minutes fully charged with AC Fast charger. 18 minutes 0-80% charge with DC Fast charger.|
|Price Range||40 lakhs.|
10. Tata Altroz EV
Tata Altroz EV was firstly shown in Auto Expo 2020. The design is similar to the Tata Altoroz, but there are slight changes in the bumper design and added blue light on the front side in the Altroz EV. The car’s body is laser carved and has R16 laser-cut Alloy wheels in the vehicle.
This car has many gadgets available in the car, and they are wearable key, dual-chamber, projector headlamps, fog lamps, 345 liter Boot space, spacious Interiors, shooting comet beltline, stylized C-pillar, Mounted rear door handles, sharp front and rear bumper, sunglass holders, magazine pockets, blazer hook, spacious back seat, rear power socket, and reverse camera assist inside the car.
Tata Altroz EV is India’s safest and first hatchback car, and the concept of the car is based on the Altroz premium urban car. The car has an energy-efficient powertrain unit, high energy density battery packs, etc.
|Launch date||June 2022.|
|Range (Mileage)||250- 300 km|
|Special Feature||Semi-digital instrument cluster, Technology connected in the car.|
|Battery Pack||30.2 Kwh|
|Motor Power||127 BHP.|
|Power Up||Not declared Yet|
|Charging time||60 minutes 0-80% charge with DC Fast charger.|
|Price Range||Approximately 14 lakhs.|
After doing a lot of research work, I have listed the ten upcoming electric cars in India in 2022-23. As you know, fuel prices have been increasing day-by-day, as a matter of fact due to fuel gas our environment is also getting polluted. Launching an electric vehicle is a significant step towards saving our mother nature and saving money.