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India is moving towards more eco-friendly transportation. thanks to the Indian Government’s promotion of electric vehicles. The EVs witnessed a significant increase in sales in 2023. There will be a tremendous surge in EV sales in the next few years. Do you want to join the bandwagon? Which EV to buy? Check the 5 best electric cars in India.

Edited By : Auto Desk | Updated: Mar 14, 2024 18:28 IST
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According to the EV-Ready India dashboard, the sales of electric cars in India are projected to grow at 45.5% CAGR (Compounded Annual Growth Rate) during 2022-2030. In a report “India Electric Vehicle Market Overview 2023” by Customized Energy Solutions, EV sales in India will increase at  35% CAGR during 2023-2032. Currently, there are around thirty-six electric cars in India, which include brands such as Tata, BYD, MG Motors, Mahindra, Kia, and others. But which are the best electric cars in India in 2024? Let’s find out. 

5 Best Electric Cars in India 2024

One of the costliest cars in India is the Rolls-Royce Spectre, whose on-road price is Rs. 7.50 crore. The most affordable electric car in India is the MG Comet EV, whose base model is priced at Rs. 6.99 lakh. Tata Tiago EV is also similarly priced. The price of its base model is Rs. 7.99 lakhs. 

Now, let us explore the best electric cars in India in 2024 in various price ranges.

  • Tata Nexon EV

The Tata Nexon EV is one of the best electric cars in India in the Rs. 14 lakhs to Rs. 17 lakhs price range. 

This 5-seater electric car comes in six variant models, whose battery capacity ranges from 30 to 40.5 kWh. You can enjoy a driving range of 325 to 465 km per charge. Its USP is the impressive balance of performance, cost-efficiency, and affordability. Nexon EV features a spacious interior, fast charging facility, advanced safety technology, automatic transmission, a new 12.3-inch touchscreen infotainment system, and many more. 

The closest competitors of the Tata Nexon EV are Mahindra XUV400, MG ZS EV, and many more.

  • BYD Seal

In the EV market, BYD Seal is one of the best electric cars in India in the entry-level premium segment. Its price ranges from Rs. 41 lakhs to Rs. 53 lakhs.  

This 5-seater electric sedan comes in three variant models, whose battery capacity ranges from 61.44 to 82.56 kWh. You can enjoy a driving range of 510 to 650 km per charge. The USPs of this EV are ABS technology, 5-Star Global NCAP Safety Rating, outstanding acceleration (0-100kmph in just 3.8 seconds), stunning looks, and quirky interiors. 

BYD Seal features 400 Liters of boot space, fast charging, modern interior styling (including a 15.6-inch touchscreen screen with a rotation facility), a panoramic sunroof, a 360-degree camera, and many more.

Its closest competitors are Kia EV6, Hyundai Ioniq 5, BMW i4, Volvo XC40 Recharge, and others. 

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  • Kia EV6

The Kia EV6 is a pathbreaking premium segment car that comes in two models, whose price ranges from Rs. 60 lakhs to Rs 66 lakhs. It showcases a futuristic design, impressive performance, a 5-Star Global NCAP Safety Rating, and excellent road dynamics. 

This 5-seater fully electric EV6 car offers you with 708 km per charge range, ultra-fast charging facility, and excellent acceleration (0-100 kmph in just 5.2 seconds). The major features of this car are a 60:40 remote foldable split rear seat, regenerative braking, a panoramic sunroof, LED tail lamps, sequential indicator, crystal-cut alloy wheel, dual LED headlamp, adaptive driving beam, and many more. 

Its closest competitors are Volvo XC40 Recharge, BYD Seal, Hyundai Ioniq 5, and many more. 

  • Hyundai Ioniq 5

The Hyundai Ioniq 5 EV is one of the best electric cars in India in the Rs. 50 lakh range. 

This award-winning midsize CUV car comes with a futuristic design, amazing comfort, a fast charging facility (800-volt battery system), fast acceleration, and zero tailpipe emission. While the certified range per charge is 631 km, you’ll get around 500 km in the real world. This 5-seater fully electric car underscores a retro-modern design, spacious interior, ABS technology, stand-out styling, and solid performance.

Ioniq 5 is an entry-level luxury car, whose closest competitors are Jeep Meridian, Isuzu MU-X, Kia EV6, and others. 

  • Tata Tiago EV

Tata Tiago EV is one of the best electric cars in India in the 8 lakh to Rs. 12 lakh range. 

It comes in seven variants and five colours. This no-nonsense 5-seater electric hatchback car features 4 Star (Global NCAP) safety rating, 19.2 to 24 kWh battery capacity, automatic transmission, and 250-315 km driving range. 

Tiago EV is among the most affordable EVs, whose closest competitors are Citroen eC3, MG Comet EV, and Tata Tigor EV. 

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Final Words

These five technologically advanced electric cars showcase the remarkable advancements in EV tech. With promotional government subsidies for electric vehicles and additional state government support, the demand for EV sales has increased significantly. In 2023, the EV sales witnessed a 50% year-on-year growth. In the next 7-9 years, EV sales will increase by 35-45% CAGR. Whether it’s the affordable Tata Tiago EV or the luxury Kia EV6 model, they are the best electric cars in India in different price ranges. 

First published on: Mar 14, 2024 06:28 PM IST

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