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Which is the Highest Electric Car Range in India? Comparison

Are you looking for the highest electric car range in India in different price ranges? Learn about the highest electric car range km in various budget ranges. Get a detailed comparison of 10 leading electric cars in India.

Edited By : Auto Desk | Updated: Apr 23, 2024 11:39 IST
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The electric car range in India varies from as low as 230 km per charge in MG Comet EV to 857 km per charge in Mercedes Benz EQS. All these numbers are ARAI-certified. While MG Comet EV is the most affordable electric car in India (Rs. 6.99-9.14 lakh ex-showroom price), the Mercedes-Benz EQS electric sedan is one of the costliest EVs in India (Rs 1.62 crore and Rs 2.45 crore ex-showroom price). Therefore, you can get an idea that the mileage in an electric car is almost directly proportional to its price range. 

Now, let’s explore and compare the electric car range in different EVs under various price ranges. 

Top 19 Leading Electric Car Range in India: Which EV gives you the Highest Range?

  • Mercedes Benz EQS 580

This Mercedes electric car is equivalent to the luxury S-Class sedan. Not only in India, the Mercedes Benz EQS 580 is one of the best luxury electric cars in the world. 

On a single charge, it can travel 857 km (ARAI-certified). It is the most efficient and highest electric car range in India currently. EQS 580 comes with a 200kW fast charging feature, which can charge 80% of the massive 107.8kWh battery in just 30 minutes. Its ex-showroom price ranges from Rs 1.62 crore to Rs 2.45 crore, based on the variant you’re buying.

  • Kia EV6

EV6 is the flagship EV car of Kia in India. This electric vehicle line comes in two variant models: GT Line AWD and 226bhp RWD. 

Kia EV6 226bhp RWD gives you a 708 km range per charging (ARAI-certified) electric car range in India. Its ex-showroom price ranges from Rs 60.95 lakh to Rs 65.95 lakh, depending on the variant you’re buying.

  • Hyundai Ioniq 5

Hyundai Ioniq 5, known for its quirky design, comes with a 72.6kWh battery pack. It can provide you 631 km range per charging ARAI-certified). The ex-showroom price of Ioniq 5 is 45.95 lakh. 

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  • BMW i7

This is the first 7 Series EV car with a tech-laden cabin, ABS with EBD, and a 101.7 kWh battery pack. BMW i7, priced at Rs. 1.95 crore (ex-showroom), gives you a mileage of 625 km range with every single charge. 

  • BMW i4

BMW-i4 is an entry-level electric sedan that is available in the eDrive40 model only in India. Priced in the Rs. 72.5 lakh to Rs. 77.5 lakh range, this EV provides you with a 590 km per charging (ARAI-certified) electric car range in India.

  • BYD E6

BYD E6 is a high-performance electric car in India that provides you with a smooth ride, balanced steering, and a 521 km range per charging (ARAI-certified). Its ex-showroom price is Rs. 29.15 Lakh. 

  • BYD Atto 3

This practical, decently luxurious mid-size electric SUV with a 60.48kWh battery pack gives you a range of ARAI-certified 521 km per charging. BYD Atto 3’s ex-showroom price can vary from Rs. 33.99 lakh to Rs. 34.49 lakh. 

  • Audi e-Tron GT

Audi e-tron GT is a high-performance saloon electric car, which provides you with a driving range of 500 km per charging (on the WLTP cycle). Its price in India ranges from Rs. 1.79 crore to Rs. 2.04 crore.

  • Porsche Taycan

Porsche Taycan EV is priced in the Rs 1.02 crore-Rs 1.26 crore range. On the WLTP test cycle, this luxurious model provides you with a 484 km range per charging. 

  • Jaguar I-Pace

This is the only electric car in the Jaguar Land Rover portfolio, whose price varies from Rs 1.20 crore to Rs 1.24 crore. Jaguar I-Pace EV is a coupe crossover that comes with a 90kWh battery pack. This JLR EV gives you a 470 km per charging (WLTP test cycle) electric car range in India. 

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  • MG ZS EV

MG ZS EV from MG Motors is a highly popular family car in the Rs. 18.98 lakh to Rs. 25.08 lakh (ex-showroom) price range. It gives you a mileage of 461 km per charge. 

  • Mahindra XUV 400 EL

Mahindra XUV 400 EL is available in five variants whose price ranges from Rs. 16.52 lakh to Rs. 18.82 lakh. With a single charge, you can drive 456 km. 

  • Tata Nexon EV Max

In India, the Tata Nexon EV is the best-selling electric car. Tata Nexon EV Max is a compact SUV that comes with a 40.5 kWh battery pack, providing you with a mileage of 453 km per charge. Its price ranges from Rs. 16.49 lakh to Rs. 19.54 lakh. 

  • Hyundai Kona Electric

This is the first EV from Hyundai, launched in July’19. Hyundai Kona Electric comes with a 39.3kWh lithium-ion battery pack, delivering a range of 452 km per charge. It will cost you anywhere from Rs. 23.71 lakh to Rs. 23.90 lakh (ex-showroom price). 

  • Volvo XC40 Recharge

XC40 Recharge is the first-ever all-electric car from Volvo in India. It is built on the Compact Modular Architecture (CMA) platform. XC 40 Recharge is a dual-motor power car that provides you with up to 418 km electric car range in India. Its ex-showroom price ranges from Rs. 54.95 lakh to 56.9 lakh. 

  • Tata Punch EV

Punch EV is the rising star from Tata Motors. It is available in twenty variants, whose ex-showroom price ranges from Rs. 10.99 lakhs to Rs. 15.49 lakhs. This stylish, feature-rich electric car gives you a mileage ranging from 315-421 km range with every charge. 

  • Tata Tigor EV

First launched in Aug’21, this Rs 12.49 lakh (ex-showroom) priced budget EV provides you with an ARAI-certified range of 315 km with every charge. 

  • Tata Tiago EV

This budget car from Tata Motors is a 5-seater budget electric hatchback that comes with a price tag of Rs. 8.49 lakh to Rs. 11.79 lakh. Tata Tiago EV gives you a 315 km range per charging. 

  • MG Comet EV

MG Comet EV is the cheapest electric car in India currently. Depending on the model variant you buy, its ex-showroom price varies from Rs. 6.99 lakh to Rs. 9.14 lakh. This 4-seater car gives you 230 km electric car range in India. 

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Final Words

The top 19 list shows that the Mercedes Benz EQS 580, priced in the Rs 1.62 crore to Rs 2.45 crore range, gives you the highest electric car range in India with an 857 km (ARAI-certified) mileage. However, this luxurious car is meant for the uber-rich in India. 

For the middle-income populace, an EV in the Rs. 15-20 lakh is more accessible. The leading electric cars in this price range are Tata Nexon EV Max, Mahindra XUV 400 EL, and MG ZS EV. These EVs can provide you with a mileage of above 450 km per charge. 

In case, you are looking for a budget EV (Rs. 8 lakh to Rs. 15 lakh) with a decent range per charge, Tata Punch EV, Tata Tigor EV, and Tata Tiago EV are your viable options. Depending upon the model you buy, it can provide you with a 315-421 km range per charge.

First published on: Apr 23, 2024 11:39 AM IST

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