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The electric vehicles segment has been an upcoming and coming market in India. At the moment, the EV market has more than a dozen options with more EVs planned to be launched in near future. We have curated a list of all the electric vehicles that are sold in India at the time of writing, even if some of them are not available to the general public. Note, this list is in random order.

◼ Tata Tigor EV

 

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Let’s start with the cheapest EV in the market, the Tata Tigor EV. It packs a 26kWh battery that has an ARAI certified range of 306kms on a full charge. Powering the front wheels, the Tigor EV produces 75hp and 170Nm of torque. The price starts at Rs. 12.49 lakh (ex-showroom).

◼ Tata Nexon EV/ Nexon EV Max

 

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The only EV SUVs by Tata are the Nexon EV and the Nexon EV Max. Both are more or less the same, with the latter getting a bigger battery pack. The regular Nexon EV packs a 30.2kWh battery with a claimed range of 312kms, while the Nexon EV Max features a 40.5kWh battery pack with 437kms. The former generates 129hp and 245Nm of torque, whereas the latter produces 143hp and 250Nm of torque. Prices for the Nexon EV start at Rs. 14.79 lakh (ex-showroom) and Nexon EV Max retails for Rs. 17.74 lakh (ex-showroom).

◼ MG ZS EV

 

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The MG ZS EV is the only EV by the Sino-British manufacturer. It packs a 50.3kWh battery that gets a claimed range of 461kms on a single charge. Its single electric motor, that powers the front wheels, produces 175hp and 280Nm of torque. Its prices start at Rs. 21.99 lakh (ex-showroom).

◼ Hyundai Kona

 

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Hyundai’s sole EV in India is the relatively old Kona Electric. Launched in July 2019, the Kona Electric’s 39.2kWh battery is claimed to have a range of 452kms in a single charge. It is capable of churning out 136hp and 395Nm of torque. Kona Electric’s price starts at Rs. 23.84 lakh (ex-showroom).

◼ BYD E6

 

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This is a brilliant EV but sadly it’s only limited to commercial buyers. The BYD E6 is a 5-seater MPV that packs a 71.7kWh battery that is claimed to have a range between 415 and 520kms on a single charge. It produces 94hp and 180Nm of torque. The price starts at Rs. 29.15 lakh (ex-showroom).

◼ Kia EV6

 

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The latest kid on the block is the Kia EV6. The South Korean manufacturer’s first EV in the country is offered with a 77.4kWh battery with a claimed range of 528kms on a single charge. Offered in two trims, GT Line and GT Line AWD, the Kia EV6’s RWD variant produces 229hp and 350Nm of torque and the AWD variant churns out 325hp and 605NM of torque. The former is priced at Rs. 59.95 lakh and the latter at Rs. 64.95 lakh (ex-showroom), respectively.

◼ BMW i4

 

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Hailed as the EV with the longest range — 590kms — in India, the BMW i4 features a 80.7kWh battery. It churns out 340hp and 590Nm of torque, and puts the power down through its rear wheels. It is available for Rs. 69.90 lakh (ex-showroom).

◼ BMW iX

 

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The other EV by BMW is its flagship electric SUV, the BMW iX. Its 76.6kWh battery is good for a claimed range of 425kms on a single charge. Putting the power down through all four wheels, the iX’s dual electric motor produces 326hp and 630Nm of torque. It is priced at Rs. 1.15 crore (ex-showroom).

◼ Jaguar i-Pace

 

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The British outfit’s only EV is the Jaguar i-Pace SUV. Equipped with a 90kWh battery, it has a claimed range of 470km on a single charge. Its dual electric motors — one on each axle — produce a total of 394hp and 696Nm of torque. It gets three trims and the prices start at Rs. 1.08 crore (ex-showroom).

◼ Audi E-Tron GT/ RS E-Tron GT

 

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Audi has four EVs in its portfolio in India. Two of them are sportback sedans while the others are SUVs. The Audi E-Tron GT and Audi RS E-Tron GT pack a 93kWh battery that has a claimed range of up to 500kms on a single charge. While the E-Tron GT makes 523hp and 630Nm of torque, the RS E-Tron GT makes 637hp and 830Nm of torque. The price for the former starts at 1.65 crore (ex-showroom) and the latter retails for Rs. 1.89 crore (ex-showroom).

◼ Audi E-Tron/ E-Tron Sportback

 

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While the Audi E-Tron comes in two trims — 50 and 55 — the E-Tron Sportback gets a single trim — 55. While the E-Tron 50 gets a 71kWh battery with a range of 379km, the E-Tron 55 gets 95kWh battery with 484km of range. The 50 trim produces 308hp and 540Nm of torque, whereas the 55 trim makes 402hp and 664Nm of torque. The former is priced at Rs. 1.01 crore and the latter at 1.17 crore (ex-showroom), respectively. 

The Audi E-Tron Sportback 55 shares the same specifications as the E-Tron 55. It is priced at Rs. 1.19 crore (ex-showroom).

◼ Porsche Taycan

 

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Probably the sportiest EV in this list, the Porsche Taycan gets four variants. While the Taycan and Taycan 4S pack a 79.2kWh battery with approximately 300kms of range, the Taycan Turbo and Taycan Turbo S get a 93.4kWh battery. The former has a range of 348kms while the latter has 325kms of range on a full charge. 

The Porsche Taycan’s power output ranges from 326hp to 625hp with the torque ranging from 345Nm to 1,050Nm. Prices for the Porsche Taycan start at Rs. 1.50 crore (ex-showroom) and go all the way up to 2.29 crore (ex-showroom).

◼ Mercedes-Benz EQC

 

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Mercedes-Benz EQC is the only EV in India by one of the oldest car manufacturers in the world. Equipped with an 85kWh battery, it has a claimed range of up to 420kms on a single charge. Its dual motor setup churns out 408hp and 700Nm of torque. Its price starts at Rs. 99.50 lakh (ex-showroom), making it one of the cheapest luxury EV SUVs on sale in India.

◼ Mini Cooper SE

 

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The only EV hatchback in the list is also one of the most expensive hatchbacks in the country. Armed with a 32.6kWh battery, it has a claimed range of 270kms on a single charge. Its electric motor powers the front wheels and produces 184hp and 270Nm of torque. It is priced at Rs. 48.70 lakh (ex-showroom).

 

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