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Today, India has come a long way when it comes to Electric Vehicle. The combined efforts of government policies and carmakers have made the adoption of EVs on the road in India so easy and also made it to expands its wings in the files of electric vehicles. Coupling these factors along with the size of the Indian market, India saw the most number of launches of EVs in 2021 as compared to any other country.

The most common problem with owning an EV is its buying cost. The EV s are loaded with cutting-edge technology and batteries with large capacities, making the cost of EVs very high compared to conventional vehicles. But, the carmakers in India are not only launching luxury EVs but also low-budget electric cars. This is a very step that will further ensure the growth of electric vehicles in India.

10 Best Budget Electric Cars in India

Today an individual can afford an EV for a price as low as Rs. 12 Lakhs. We have thus compiled a list of 10 low-budget electric cars in India. We will be discussing some best budget-friendly EVs in India along with some of their key features and specifications.

The fact is that electric vehicles are a hot topic in the current automobile sector and the era of electric vehicles started very recently. So, the market lacks low-budget electric vehicles.

There are many models available in the Indian market which are known to provide high performance but they come at a premium price. This is because electrifying the performance comes at a cost. So, you may find some models way out of your budget in the list.

Mahindra E Verito (Sedan)

First on our list is the Mahindra  E Verito. Launched around the 2nd of June, it is the most affordable electric vehicle in India. It has an exterior design like any other conventional petrol or diesel vehicle with a spacious interior. It also has features like regenerative braking, automatic transmission, and a driving range of a good 110 km. 

Electric Motor: 72 V 3-Phase AC Induction Motor

Battery Power: 288 Ah (Lithium Ion):

Charging Time: 11 hours 30 minutes for Normal charging (0% – 100%), 1 hour 30 minutes for fast charging (0% – 80%)

Seating Capacity : 5 Seater

The price of a Mahindra E Verito in the Indian market is about Rs. 10 Lakhs to Rs. 10.15 Lakhs and can go up to Rs. 10.49 Lakhs. 

Tata Tigor EV (Sedan)

Next, we have Tata Tigor EV. Being a recent launch of Tata Motors, Tigor is expanding its sales in the Indian Market for EVs. The car has a similar design as that of the Tigor sedan only with a few suitable changes along with the

changes in the electric powertrain which replaces the internal combustion engine. Along with the features like front-wheel drive and automatic transmission, it is said to have a driving range of 306 km.

Electric Motor: Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor

Battery Power: 26 kWh (Lithium Ion)

Charging Time: 8 hours 45 minutes for Normal charging (0% – 100%), 1 hour 65 minutes for fast charging (0% – 80%)

Seating Capacity: 5 Seater

The price of a Mahindra E Verito in the Indian market is about Rs. 11 Lakhs to Rs. 11.99 Lakhs and can go up to Rs. 13.14 Lakhs. 

Tata Nexon EV (SUV)

Further on the list, there is Tata Nexon EV. Another model of an affordable EV offered by Tata Motors has a power output of 127 Bhp and is claimed to travel around 312 km on a full charge.

It is based on the conventional avatar of Nexon. The interior features are premium including an electric sunroof and rear AC vents. The exterior design is similar to that of the conventional model of petrol/diesel.

Electric Motor: Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor

Battery Power: 30.2 kWh (Lithium Ion)

Charging Time: 8 hours 30 minutes for Normal charging (0% – 100%), 1 hour 60 minutes for fast charging (0% – 80%)

Seating Capacity: 5 Seater

The price range of Tata Nexon EV in the Indian market starts from around Rs. 14 lakhs to Rs. 14.29 lakhs and can go up to Rs. 17 lakhs.

Tata Nexon EV Max (SUV)

The further we have a Tata Nexon EV Max. Similar to Tata Nexon EV, the car has a higher price due to higher battery capacity, power output, and certain additional features.

The feature of EV max includes automatic climate control, air quality control, remote trunk opener, hands-free tailgate, glove box cooling, and height-adjustable front seat belts.

The maximum power is 141.04 Bhp and the maximum torque is 250 Nm. The maximum driving range is 437 km and boot space and ground clearance are 350 liters and 190 mm. 

Electric Motor: Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor (F & R)

Battery Power: 40.5 kWh (Lithium Ion)

Charging Time:  6.5 hours for Normal charging (0% – 100%), Ultra fast charging of 10% – 80% in about an hour

Seating Capacity: 5 Seater

The price range of Tata Nexon EV Max in the Indian market for electric vehicles starts from around Rs. 17.74 lakhs and go up to Rs. 19.28 lakhs.

MG ZS EV (SUV)

 

Next up, we have MG ZS EV. Includes an elegant exterior along with premium design elements (like alloy wheels). Recent claims tell that the car can drive up to a range of 419 km on a single charging,

which was earlier said to be only 353 km. MG ZS offers a spacious cabin and expensive features such as sim-based connectivity and a panoramic sunroof.

Electric Motor: 3- Phase Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor

Battery Power: 44.5 kWh (Lithium Ion)

Charging Time: 6 hours to 8 hours for Normal charging (0% – 100%), 1 hour 50 minutes for fast charging ( 80%)

Seating Capacity: 5 Seater

The price range of MG ZS EV in the Indian market starts from around Rs. 21 lakhs to Rs. 21.29 lakhs and can rise up to Rs. 25.18 lakhs.

Hyundai Kona Electric (SUV)

Further on the list is Hyundai Kona Electric. Hyundai was the first of all the carmakers in India to launch an electric car in India with Kona. Some may argue that the car design is more like a crossover or a hatchback rather than that of an SUV.

The Kona offers a power of 134.14 Bhp and a 394.91 Nm torque. The driving of the Kona on a full charging is about 452 km. The car offers excellent performance and various driving modes to adjust the power delivery. It has unique exterior features with no grille at the front. It includes typical Hyundai interior features with a neat dashboard and spacious seats. 

Electric Motor: Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor

Battery Power: 39.2 kWh (Lithium Ion)

Charging Time: 6 hours to 10 hours for Normal charging (0% – 100%), 1 hour 57 minutes for fast charging (80%)

Seating Capacity: 5 Seater

The price range of Hyundai Kona Electric in the Indian market for electric vehicles starts from around Rs. 23 lakhs to Rs. 23.80 lakhs and can rise up to Rs. 24 lakhs.

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BYD E6 (MUV)

Going further on the list we have BYD E6. It is known to have a mileage of 520 km on a full charge and a driving range of about 415 km. The maxim power produced is around 93.87 Bhp and the maximum torque is 180 Nm.

The features of the car include a multi-function wheel, automatic climate control, accessory power outlet, adjustable headrest, and remote climate control. The ground clearance of BYD E6 is around 170 mm and the boot space is about 580 liters. The top speed is 130. 

Electric Motor:  AC Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor

Battery Power: 71.7 kWh (Lithium Ion)

Charging Time: 1 hour 30 minutes for full charging (0% – 100%)

Seating Capacity: 5 Seater

The price range of Kia EV6 in the Indian market for electric vehicles starts from around Rs. 29.15lakhs to Rs. 30 lakhs.

Mini Copper SE (Hatchback)

The next on our list is Mini Copper SE. The car has a maximum range of 270 km and produces a power of 181.03 Bhp. The maximum torque is 270 Nm.

Mini copper SE features are multi-function steering, automatic climate control, front and rear cup holders, voice control, cruise control, foldable rear seat, and gear shift indicator. 

Electric Motor: Single Electric Motor

Battery Power: 32.6 kWh (Lithium Ion)

Charging Time: 3.5 hoursfor Normal charging (0% – 100%), Fast charging of 10% – 80% in just 35 minutes

Seating Capacity: 4 Seater

The price range of Mini Cooper SE in the Indian market for electric vehicles starts from around Rs. 48.70 lakhs.

Kia EV6 (SUV)

Next on our list is Kia EV6. Being launched in June, Kia EV6 is claimed to have a driving range of 500 km. The interior features are excellent and include a panoramic curved display, augmented reality head-up display as well as both passenger and driver airbags.

It produces a power of 320.55 Bhp and maximum torque of 605 Nm. The design of the Kia EV6 is said to be very comfortable and includes adjustable steering, three driving zones, two climate zones, a foldable rear seat, a rear-seat center armrest, and parking sensors.

Electric Motor: Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor (F & R)

Battery Power: 77.4 kWh (Lithium Ion):

Charging Time: 7 hours to 8 hours for Normal charging (0% – 100%), Ultra-fast charging of 10% – 80% in just 18 minutes

Seating Capacity:  5 Seater

The price range of Kia EV6 in the Indian market for electric vehicles starts from around Rs. 59.95 lakhs to Rs. 60 lakhs and can go up to Rs. 65 lakhs.

BMW i4 (Sedan)

The last on our list is, the BMW i4. The car has a maxim power of 335.25 Bhp and a maximum torque of 430 Nm. The range of the BMW i4 is 493 km – 590 km and it has an automatic transmission.

The top speed is 190 and acceleration is 0-100 kmph in 5.7 seconds. The features of the BMW i4 are cruise control, voice control, hands-free tailgate, active noise cancellation, front and rear USB charger, and luggage hook & net. 

Electric Motor: Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor

Battery Power: 83.9 kWh (Lithium Ion)

Charging Time: 8 hours 25 minutes for Normal charging (0% – 100%), Fast charging of 10% – 80% in just 31 minutes

Seating Capacity: 4 Seater

The price range of BMW i4 in the Indian market for electric vehicles starts from around Rs. 69.90 lakhs to Rs. 70 lakhs.

 

Upcoming low-budget electric cars

The electric cars industry is currently in boom and more automobile manufacturers are entering this field. With the development of the EV industry, there are many models that are lined up for their launch in the upcoming years. Few of them are listed here.

  • Mahindra XUV300 Electric
  • Renault Zoe
  • Tata Tiago EV
  • 2022 Hyundai Kona Electric
  • 2022 MG ZS EV

 

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