Top 8 electric cars in India

Top 8 electric cars in India

Electric cars are becoming quite popular in India due to their eco-friendly nature and advanced technology. Let us explore the top 8 electric vehicles that are causing concern in the Indian automotive scene.

8. Mercedes-Benz EQS



The arrival of search EQE will allow search Mercedes-Benz to expand its presence in India. The new SUV will face off against the BMW iX and Audi Q8 e-tron versions. 


The shape of the Search EQE SUV is sweeping, which contributes to its slick drag coefficient of 0.25 Cd for the 19-inch wheels version. Inside the cabin, the aesthetic quality of the search EQE is turned up to 11. Like the EQS sedan.

Key Specification

Safety Features- PRE-SAFE®, Active Brake Assist, airbags

Rivals- Tesla Model S, Audi e-tron GT

Mileage- Around 700 km per charge

Advantages of Mercedes-Benz EQS

  • Exceptional electric range, around 700 km per charge.
  • Dual electric motors provide up to 516 bhp for a luxurious driving experience.

Disadvantages of Mercedes-Benz EQS

  • High starting price compared to other electric vehicles.
  • Larger dimensions might be challenging for city driving and parking.


The EQS electric sedan is priced between Rs 1.55 crore and 2.45 crore (ex-showroom pan-India) in India. 




MG Motor enters the electric car segment with the ZS EV a vehicle that brings together modern technology and contemporary design. The MG ZS EV design philosophy revolves around practicality and innovation which makes it a strong contender in the electric SUV market.


The exterior sleek and sculpted shape is accented by a dramatic LED lighting scheme, contributing to its dynamic appeal. The ZS EV greets you inside with considerable space for passengers and baggage and offers comfortable travel for all.

Key Specification

Safety Features- MG Pilot, airbags, ABS with EBD

Rivals-Tata Nexon EV, Hyundai Kona Electric

Power Output- 176.7 Hp

Torque- 280 Nm

Charging time- 8.5 to 9 Hours (0-100%)

Range- 461 km

Advantages of MG ZS EV

  • Impressive electric range, up to 419 km per charge.
  • The robust 141 bhp electric motor offers lively acceleration.


Disadvantages of MG ZS EV

  • Longer charging times with standard home chargers compared to fast-charging stations.
  • Interior quality and fit and finish might not match some higher-end competitors.


2023 MG ZS EV price is from Rs 23,38,000 to  27,89,800 Lakh in India.

6. Kia EV6



The EV6, a car that combines futuristic style with remarkable performance capabilities, demonstrates it is a commitment to electrification. A bold and elegant combination can be seen in the EV6 car design which makes it a desirable solution for those seeking innovation.


The illuminated tiger-nose grille adds a touch of dynamism to the front, while the sloping roofline conveys a sense of motion. 

Key Specification

Safety Features-Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist, airbags

Rivals- Hyundai Ioniq 5, Tesla Model Y

Mileage- Around 480 km per charge

Power Output- 325 Hp

Torque- 605 Nm

Charging time- (10%-80%) - 350 kW in 18 Minutes, (10%-80%) - 50 kW in 73 minutes

Range- 528 Km

Advantages of Kia EV6

  • Generous electric range, around 480 km per charge.
  • Powerful dual electric motors provide 577 bhp for exhilarating performance.

   Disadvantages of Kia EV6

  • Availability could be limited in certain regions.
  • Premium features might increase the overall price tag.


Kia EV6 GT AWD price is Rs 65.95 lakh (ex-showroom) in India. 

5. Mahindra XUV400



The XUV400, an electric SUV that combines toughness and eco-friendliness, demonstrates Mahindra commitment to electric mobility. The Mahindra XUV400 car design philosophy is centered on versatility and adaptability.


The XUV400's design is characterized by its robust and muscular appearance. The inside interior offers comfort and technology which makes it appropriate for both off-road excursions and commuting through cities.

Key Specification

Safety Features- Advanced Driver Assistance System, airbags

Rivals- Hyundai Ioniq 5, Kia EV6

Battery Capacity- 40.5 kWh

Power Output- 197 HP

Torque- 380 Nm

Acceleration- 0 to 100 kmph in 8.3 seconds

Charging Time- 0 to 100% using a 15 amp AC charger: 6.5 hours

                           0 to 80% using a 50 kW DC fast charger: 35 minutes

Advantages of Mahindra XUV400

  • Adequate electric range for city driving and short commutes.
  • Dual electric motors provide around 200 bhp for versatile performance.


Disadvantages of Mahindra XUV400

  • Limited availability of charging infrastructure outside urban areas.
  • Interior quality and technology might not match some competitors.



With a competitive price range of Rs 15.99 lakh – Rs 19.39 lakh (ex-showroom). 

4. Tata Nexon EV Max



The Tata Nexon EV Max emerges as the market leader for electric vehicles. It is attracting the interest of ecologically aware drivers with its blend of sophistication and eco-friendliness.


The Nexon EV Max stands out with its bold lines and aerodynamic contours and the tiny LED headlights and taillights improve visibility while also giving the vehicle a more modern appearance. Step inside to see a roomy cabin that exudes luxury and ingenuity. 

Key Specification


Power output- 143 HP

Torque- 250 Nm

Charging Time- Regular Charger - 6.5 Hours, Fast Charger - 56 Minutes

Safety Features- ABS, EBD, airbags, ESP

Mileage- Up to 312 km per charge

Rivals- MG ZS EV, Hyundai Kona Electric

Advantages of Tata Nexon EV Max

  • Impressive electric range, up to 312 km per charge.
  • Strong electric motor with 127 bhp for responsive acceleration.


Disadvantages of Tata Nexon EV Max

  • Limited availability of charging infrastructure in some regions.
  • Higher upfront cost compared to traditional internal combustion engine cars.


2023 Tata Nexon EV Max price is from Rs 16.49 Lakh to  19.29 Lakh in India. 

3. Hyundai Ioniq 5



The Ioniq 5 from Hyundai ushers in a new era of electric motoring by elegantly fusing vintage design elements with cutting-edge technology. 


A striking effect is produced by the distinct LED lighting inspired by pixels and crisp lines. Because of its spacious and pleasant interior design, it is an excellent choice for families and tech aficionados.

Key Specification

Safety Features- Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist, airbags

Rivals- Kia EV6, Tesla Model 3

Mileage- Around 470 km per charge

Power Output- 217 HP

Torque- 350 Nm

Charging Time- AC Charging (Upto 100%) - 11kW - 6h 55 min, DC Charging (10% to 80%) - 50kW - 57 min, 350kW - 18 min

Range- 631 Km

Advantages of Hyundai Ioniq 5

  • Respectable electric range, around 470 km per charge.
  • Dual electric motors offer up to 302 bhp for dynamic driving.


Disadvantages of Hyundai Ioniq 5

  • A higher price point might be a barrier for budget-conscious buyers.
  • Potential challenges with availability in some markets.


2023 Hyundai IONIQ 5 price is Rs 45.95 lakh (ex-showroom) in India. 

2. Tata Tigor EV



The Tigor EV car is designed to make electric mobility more affordable for a larger audience, serves as an example of Tata company entry into the electric vehicle market. 


 The exterior modest dimensions make it a nimble option for city driving. The inside interior offers comfortable and contemporary features.

Key Specifications

Battery Capacity- 26 kWh

Range- 315 km (as per [standard])

Power Output- 73.75 HP

Torque- 170 Nm

Acceleration- 0 to 60 kmph in 5.7 seconds

Charging Time- 0 to 100% using a 15 amp AC charger: 8.5 hours

                           0 to 80% using a 50 kW DC fast charger: 57 minutes

Advantages of Tata Tigor EV

  • Decent electric range, up to 306 km per charge.
  • Affordable pricing makes electric mobility more accessible.


Disadvantages of Tata Tigor EV

  • Limited interior space and features compared to larger electric SUVs.
  • Slower charging times with standard home chargers.


With prices ranging from Rs 12.49 lakh to Rs 13.75 lakh (ex-showroom, India), the Tata Tigor EV presents an appealing option for those seeking a compact electric sedan.

1. Tata Tiago EV



Tata's commitment to electric mobility extends to the compact car segment with the Tiago EV, a vehicle that aims to make electric driving accessible and practical for urban commuters. The Tiago EV's design retains the familiar charm of the Tiago lineup while integrating electric innovation.


The Tiago EV's design inherits the playful and youthful look of its gasoline-powered sibling. Interior: Cabin provides a comfortable and functional atmosphere that is suited for quick commutes and errands.

Key Specifications

Battery Capacity- 19.2 kWh / 24 kWh

Range-  250 km / 315 km (MIDC)

Power Output- 74 HP

Torque- 114 Nm

Acceleration- 0 to 60 kmph in 5.7 seconds

Charging Time- 0 to 100% using a 15 amp AC charger: 8.5 hours

                            0 to 80% using a 50 kW DC fast charger: 57 minutes

Advantages of Tata Tiago EV

  • Sufficient electric range for daily commuting, up to 306 km per charge.
  • Affordable pricing makes electric driving accessible to a wider audience.


Disadvantages of Tata Tiago EV

  • Limited interior space and features compared to larger electric cars.
  • Charging infrastructure might be less developed in some regions.