Are you interested in joining the EV revolution and doing your part to help the environment? With electric vehicles being accessible in all segments, body styles, and price ranges, it is now conceivable to purchase a low-cost EV. Here are five Budget EVs In India priced under Rs. 20 lakh that you should consider purchasing!
Tiago EV (Rs. 8.69 lakh to Rs. 12.04 lakh, ex-showroom)
The Tiago EV is the cheapest Tata EV in the company’s lineup. There are 19.2kWh and 24kWh battery packs available in middle and long-range models. These have MIDC-certified ranges of 250 and 315 kilometers and are available in XE, XT, XZ Plus, and XZ Plus Tech models.
MG Comet EV (Rs. 7.98 to Rs. 10.63 lakh, ex-showroom)
The MG Comet is the smallest and most unusual-looking electric vehicle available today. It has two doors, a tech fest on the inside, and comes in four colors with various personalization options.
A 17.3kWh battery pack provides power to the single electric motor system, which produces 41bhp and 110Nm of peak torque. The advertised range on a single charge is 230 kilometers, and the EV can be charged in seven hours using a 3.3kW charger.
Citroen eC3 (Rs. 11.50 lakh to Rs. 12.68 lakh, ex-showroom)
The eC3 is, as the name implies, the electric variant of the ICE C3. It also shares the majority of its exterior style, cabin layout, and feature set with its siblings. The electric motor is powered by a 29.2kWh lithium-ion battery located on the floor, which allows it to produce 56bhp and 143Nm of torque.
Citroen claims the eC3 can travel 320 kilometers on a single charge. In addition to a 15amp wall box charger, the electric hatchback features DC rapid charging, which can charge the battery from 10% to 80% in 57 minutes.
Tata Tigor EV (Rs. 12.49 lakh to Rs. 13.75 lakh, ex-showroom)
The Tigor is the company’s second electric vehicle, following the Tiago EV and Nexon EV. It’s a sedan that uses the same long-range battery pack as the Tiago EV. It produces 74bhp and 170Nm of torque and claims to travel 315 kilometers on the ARAI test cycle. The Tigor EV is currently the only EV in the compact sedan market.
Mahindra XUV400 EV (Rs. 15.99 lakh to Rs. 19.19 lakh, ex-showroom)
The XUV400 competes with the Nexon EV in EC and EL models, which represent two different range and power iterations. While it resembles the ordinary XUV300, it is geared to produce 148bhp and 310Nm of torque and is powered by a 39.4kWh battery pack.
The XUV400 competes with the MG ZS EV, Hyundai Kona Electric, and Nexon EV facelift, with a stated electric range of 456 kilometers.
Tata Nexon EV Facelift (Prices yet to be announced)
Tata Motors will unveil the costs for the new Nexon EV facelift on September 14th. Bookings have already begun, and the Nexon EV now includes a 12.3-inch infotainment system, six airbags, a fully digital instrument cluster, a wireless charging pad, and a 360-degree camera with a blind spot monitor.
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