Are you worried about your current budget to go for an EV drive? I think you will like the top 5 electric cars available at a price under Rs. 24 lakh. All the vehicles are pure electric.
- Tata Nexon EV: It got launched in Jan 2020 and still ruling the chart for its features. It is a 5-type seater compact SUV with 5 variants. It is in the price range of Rs.14.24 – 16.85 lakh. It got a battery capacity of 30.2 kWh with 312 km/full charge of the range is claimed. With a wall box charger, you charge the battery for 80% in eight hours. It will cost Rs 242 (@Rs 8 per unit in Delhi).
- MG ZS EV: It got launched in Jan 2020 with a 5-seater SUV, it is 2 variants, It is in the price range of Rs 21-24.68 lakh. The battery capacity is 44.5 kWh with a 419 km/full charge range is claimed. For a 100% with a 7.4 KW charger, 6-8 hours are sufficient, and with a 50 KW DC fast charger, 80% of battery charge is possible within 50 minutes. The cost per charge is Rs.356.
- Tata Tigor EV: It got launched in August 2021. It is a 5-type-seater sedan with 4 variants. It got a battery capacity of 26 kWh with a range of 306 km/full charge. With a wall box charger in 8.5 hours, 80% is achievable and 60 minutes for a fast charge.
- Mahindra XUV300 Electric: It is expected to be launched in late 2022. It is a 5-seater SUV with an expected price of Rs. 12 lakh. The battery capacity is expected to be 40 kWh with a range claimed 350 km/full charge. In 6 hours with a wall box charger, 20 -80% of charging is possible. The cost per charge is Rs. 320.
- Tata Nexon EV Max: It got launched in May 2022. The price starts from Rs.17.74 lakhs. It is a 5-seater with 4 variants. The horsepower is 105 KW with a battery capacity of 40.5 kWh. The claimed range is 437 km with a warranty of 3 years/25,000 km. It can be charged with a high AC charging option or even with an EV rapidly. It can charge the 100% battery in 6.5 hours with a 7.2 KW home charger or with a 15 Amp socket, 100% charge is possible within 15 hours. And with a DC fast charger, 80% charging of a battery is possible in 56 minutes.
An important note to keep in mind about the charging of EVs. The first initial 80% is quicker whereas 81-100% takes more time than the initial phase.