The Cheapest and Budget Electric Cars (EV) in India

In Recent time, Electric Vehicles are gaining a lot of attention because of various reasons. The most important reason for this is Eco and Environment friendly. As we know the price for EVs motor slightly higher as compared to Petrol and diesel Vehicle but EVs features and specification are the best. You can find affordable and budget electric cars in any categories whether searching for hatchbacks, sedans, SUVs (Sport Utility Vehicle) or MPVs (Multi-Purpose Vehicle). Please go through below the list of the cheapest and affordable electric cars (EV) in India.

Contents

  • Best budget Electric Cars (EV) in India
  • Upcoming Cheapest and Affordable Electric Car (EV) in 2022 – 2023
  • Some of the Cheapest and Budget SUV Electric Cars
  • Frequently asked questions

Best budget Electric Cars (EV) in India

Below are the list of Best budget and affordable Electric Cars (EV) available in India.

#Car ModelPrice in Rupees ()*Mileage/Range
1.Hyundai Kona Electric₹ 23.79 – 23.97 Lakh452 Km/Full Charge
2.MG ZS EV 21.99 – 25.88 Lakh340 Km/Full Charge
3.Tata Nexon EV 14.54 – 17.15 Lakh312 Km/Full Charge
4.Tata Tigor EV₹ 12.24 – 13.39 Lakh306 Km/Full Charge
5.Mahindra eVerito₹ 10.15 – 10.49 Lakh140 km/full charge

*All prices are ex-showroom Bangalore.

Below are more details about the best and affordable Electric Cars (EV) in India

Hyundai Kona Electric

About:

  • Hyundai Kona Electric is a electric SUV car which are South Korean car.
  • It has 1 Electric Engine on offer.
  • It is also available with the Automatic transmission.
  • It is 5 seater and has length of 4180, width of 1800 and a wheelbase of 2600.
  • For Indian weather, Heated and cooled seats are a big bonus.
  • Full charge give a range of 452 Km.
  • Hyundai Kona Electric is offered in 2 variants – the base model of Kona Electric is Premium and the top variant Hyundai Kona Premium Dual Tone
  • It is charged up to 80 per cent in 57 minutes.

Price: ₹ 23.79 – 23.97 Lakh

Driving Range: 452 Km/Full Charge

Key Specifications:

SpecificationsDetails
Fuel TypeElectric
Max Power (bhp@rpm)134.14bhp
Max Torque (nm@rpm)394.91 Nm
Seating Capacity5
TransmissionTypeAutomatic
Body TypeSUV
DrivetrainFront-wheel drive
Battery39.2 kWh Lithium-ion
Charging Time9h at 220V, 1.25h at 440V
* 54 min to charge from 0 to 80% at a fast-charging station with 100 kW power (DC).
* 7 h 30 min to charge from 0 to 100% at an AC public charging station with a minimum power of 11 kW.

Key Features:

FeaturesAvailability
Power SteeringYes
Power Windows FrontYes
Anti Lock Braking SystemYes
Air ConditionerYes
Driver AirbagYes
Passenger AirbagYes
Automatic Climate ControlYes
Alloy WheelsYes
Multi-function Steering WheelYes

MG ZS EV

About:

  • It is available in two variants including Excite and Exclusive.
  • It is launched in India on 7 March, 2022.
  • The model is offered in colors are Ferris White, Currant Red, Ashen Silver, and Sable Black.
  • It has a seating capacity of 5 person.
  • It can charge up to 80% in just 50 minutes which make it different form others EVs

Price: 21.99 – 25.88 Lakh

Driving Range: 340 Km/Full Charge

Key Specifications:

SpecificationsDetails
Fuel TypeElectric
Max Power (bhp@rpm)173.83bhp
Max Torque (nm@rpm)280nm
Seating Capacity5
TransmissionTypeAutomatic
Body TypeSUV
DrivetrainFront-wheel drive
Battery44.5 kWh Lithium-ion
Charging Time* If the fast-charger i.e.  92 kW than 40 minutes to charge the battery from 5 to 80%
* xCharging via a 50 kW fast-charger takes about an hour.

Key Features:

FeaturesAvailability
Power SteeringYes
Power Windows FrontYes
Anti Lock Braking SystemYes
Air ConditionerYes
Driver AirbagYes
Passenger AirbagYes
Automatic Climate ControlYes
Alloy WheelsYes
Multi-function Steering WheelYes

Tata Nexon EV

About:

  • It has three variants including XM, XZ Plus, and XZ Plus Lux. Also available in Dark edition trims.
  • It is launched in India on 28 January, 2020.
  • Some of the features are electric sunroof, automatic climate control, a height-adjustable driver seat , a flat-bottom steering wheel, and a cooled glove-box.
  • It available in teal blue, moonlit silver, glacier white, and black colors.
  • It has seating capacity of five persons.

Price: 14.54 – 17.15 Lakh

Driving Range: 312 Km/Full Charge

Key Specifications:

SpecificationsDetails
Fuel TypeElectric
Max Power (bhp@rpm)127bhp
Max Torque (nm@rpm)245nm
Seating Capacity5
TransmissionTypeAutomatic
Boot Space (Litres)350
Body TypeSUV
DrivetrainFront-wheel drive
Battery30.2 kWh Lithium-ion
Charging TimeIt takes 60 minutes to charge the EV from 0-80 percent using a fast DC charger.
It takes 8 eight hours using a small home box wall charger from 20 to 80 percent.

Key Features:

FeaturesAvailability
Power SteeringYes
Power Windows FrontYes
Anti Lock Braking SystemYes
Air ConditionerYes
Driver AirbagYes
Passenger AirbagYes
Wheel CoversYes
Automatic Climate ControlYes
Fog Lights – FrontYes

Tata Tigor EV

About:

  • There are many variants of the Tata Tigor EV that’s include XE, XM, and XZ+.
  • It launched in India on 31 August, 2021.
  • It is available in colors – Daytona Grey and Teal Blue. Both the hues can be had with a black roof.
  • It has seating capacity of five persons.
  • Some of best features of this car are seven-inch Harman touchscreen infotainment system with four speakers and four tweeters, a rear parking camera, electric boot unlock, cooled glovebox, auto-folding ORVMs, and height adjustment for the driver seat. 

Price: ₹ 12.24 – 13.39 Lakh

Driving Range: 306 Km/Full Charge

Key Specifications:

SpecificationsDetails
Fuel TypeElectric
Max Power (bhp@rpm)73.75bhp
Max Torque (nm@rpm)170nm
Seating Capacity5
TransmissionTypeAutomatic
Boot Space (Litres)316
Body TypeSedan
Ground Clearance Unladen172
Battery26 kWh Lithium-ion
DrivetrainFront-wheel drive
Charging timeNormal charging from 0% to 80% is 8 hours 45 minutes
Fast charging from 0% to 80% is 1 hour 65 minutes

Key Features:

FeaturesAvailability
Power SteeringYes
Power Windows FrontYes
Anti Lock Braking SystemYes
Air ConditionerYes
Driver AirbagYes
Passenger AirbagYes
Wheel CoversYes
Automatic Climate ControlYes
Fog Lights – FrontYes

Mahindra eVerito

About:

  • It has two variants D4 and D6.
  • It is Large comfortable sedan.
  • It has Low running and maintenance costs.
  • The model has a claimed range of 110km, with the top speed rated at a modest 86 kmph.

Price: ₹ 10.15 – 10.49 Lakh

Driving Range: 140 km/full charge

Key Specifications:

SpecificationsDetails
Fuel TypeElectric
Max Power (bhp@rpm)41.57bhp@3500rpm
Max Torque (nm@rpm)91Nm@3000rpm
Seating Capacity5
TransmissionTypeAutomatic
Boot Space (Litres)510
Body TypeSedan
Ground Clearance Unladen172mm
Battery288 Ah Lithium-ion
DrivetrainFront-wheel drive
Charging timeNormal charging from 0% to 100% is 11 hours 30 minutes.
Fast charging from 0% to 80% is 1 hour 30 minutes.

Key Features:

FeaturesAvailability
Power SteeringYes
Power Windows FrontYes
Anti Lock Braking SystemYes
Air ConditionerYes
Driver AirbagYes
Alloy WheelsYes
Passenger AirbagNo
Wheel CoversNo
Automatic Climate ControlNo

Upcoming Cheapest and Affordable Electric Car (EV) in 2022 – 2023

Below are some the list of budge and cheapest electric cars are going to be launched in 2022 – 2023 .

Click Here to know in details about upcoming electric cars (EV) – UPCOMING ELECTRIC CARS IN INDIA – 2022 & 2023

  • Renault Zoe
  • Mahindra eKUV100
  • ORA R2
  • Mahindra XUV300 Electric
  • Tata Altroz EV
  • Maruti WagonR Electric
  • Tata Tiago EV
  • Nissan Leaf

Some of the Cheapest and Budget SUV Electric Cars

Below are some of the affordable electric SUVs car available in India.

  • Tata Nexon EV
  • MG ZS EV
  • Hyundai Kona Electric

Frequently asked questions

Below are some of the most common question asked related to Budget electric cars in India

Which is the cheapest electric car in India?

Tata Motors recently launched the Tigor EV, It is cheapest amongst all EVs

Is EV car worth it in India?

Yes, maintenance cost of an electric car is also less when compared to Diesel/Petrol Cars. It is best option for short daily travelling .

Is electric car cheaper than petrol?

Electricity is cheaper than fuel and also EVs maintained is less compared to Fuel cars

Are electric cars faster than petrol?

Yes EVs accelerate faster than gas-powered cars.

Can I charge the electric car at home?

Yes , You can charge the electric car at home with appropriate socket.

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sushant
sushant
4 months ago

I will go for tata as quality and made in india,
Also government should make all highway petrol pumps and food hub electric charging points .

vijaypk376
vijaypk376
4 months ago

India should improve electric charging stations, I like Mahindra eVerito

Amit Kumar
Amit Kumar
4 months ago

Like only for Tigor & Mahindra eKUV100

Abhishek singh
Abhishek singh
4 months ago

Thanks for sharing information about electric car

Samrat Singh
Samrat Singh
4 months ago

TATA Motors is producing excellent auto-mobile vehicles. Thanks for sharing this.

Monty
Monty
4 months ago

People across the world have started making the shift towards environment-friendly electric vehicles (EVs) and Indians are not to be left behind. Car manufacturers are coming up with new battery-operated vehicles almost every quarter now, offering Indian customers with a breadth of options.

Aman
Aman
4 months ago

I also wanted to buy a car but I had no idea about it but now I feel that I can now buy a car according to my budget

Rahul Singh
Rahul Singh
4 months ago

Which is the cheapest EV in India?
Tata Motors recently launched the Tigor EV, making it their second mass-market EV on sale. The car is available at a starting price of Rs 11.99 lakh going up to 12.99 lakh, making it the most affordable passenger EV in India

roshan k
roshan k
4 months ago

Tata work Is good perfact ev car.

ajay
ajay
4 months ago

Wow!! That’s an Amazing Article with all details of cheapest and budget electric cars in India.

Biraj
Biraj
4 months ago

MG has gone for a cleaner philosophy, which is evident in the lack of clutter around the new front bumper and the axing of the faux front grille.

Amardeep
Amardeep
4 months ago

India should improve electric charging stations, I like Tata Altroz EV

Last edited 4 months ago by amardeep k
sam
sam
4 months ago

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