Top upcoming electric cars in India in 2020

Electric cars have been around for a while now, but India hasn’t seen too many launches over the last few years. But that has changed recently. Tata Nexon EV, MG ZS EV and the Mahindra eVerito were launched within a month. That has expanded the choice for electric car lovers that Indian market has been lacking.

But there are more to come. In this post, we will cover some of the upcoming electric car launches in India. If you are looking to buy an electric car this year, go through the below list before you choose from one of the existing cars.

Top upcoming electric cars in India in 2020

While there have been no announcements from automakers about a specific launch date, several companies have hinted that they will launch their EVs this year in the country. Premium EVs like the Audi e-tron, Porsche Taycan, BMW i3 and the Jaguar I-Pace are on the top our list of upcoming EVs in India.
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If you are looking for a pocket-friendly car, the Nissan Leaf and the Volkswagen ID 3 are worth considering. The ID 3 is the first car from Volkswagen’s all electric sub-brand ID and is based on the company’s new MEB platform.

If you are looking for budget options, Mahindra is expected to launch three new affordable EVs – the XUV300 EV, eKUV 100 and the Mahindra-Ford Aspire EV. The Mahindra-Ford Aspire EV will be co-developed by Mahindra and Ford and is based on Mahindra’s platform.

ModelExpected priceBattery capacityRangeCharging timeTop speed
Audi e-tron₹90 lakh -1 crore95 kWh400 kmNA200 kmph
Porsche Taycan₹1.08 crore79.2 kWh333 - 407 kmNA250 kmph
BMW i3₹1 crore42 kWh150 - 200 km5 hours150 kmph
Jaguar I-Pace₹1 crore90kWh470 km80% in 10 hours320 kmph
Nissan Leaf₹35 - 40 lakh40kWh230 - 250 km8 hoursNA
Volkswagen ID 3₹30 - 45 lakh45kWh330 kmNANA
Mahindra XUV300 EV₹18 lakh40 kWh200 - 300 kmNANA
Mahindra eKUV100₹9-10 lakh15.9 kWh140 km6-8 hoursNA
Mahindra-Ford Aspire EV₹6-8 lakhNA200 - 300 kmNANA

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Top electric cars in India in February 2020

If you do not wish to wait for the cars above, you can choose from the existing electric cars in India.

ModelPriceBattery capacityRangeCharging timeTop speed
MG ZS EV ₹20.88 lakh44.5 kWh340 km6 - 8 hours140 kmph
Tata Nexon EV₹13.99 lakh30.2 kWh312 km8 hours120 kmph
Hyundai Kona Electric₹28.04 lakh39.2 kWh452 km6 hours167 kmph
Tata Tigor EV₹11.37 lakh16.2 kWh142 km6 hours80 kmph
Mahindra eVerito₹10.39 lakh21.2 kWh181 km11 - 12 hours86 kmph

See also:

Tata Nexon EV vs MG ZS EV: Comparing the two latest EVs in India

Tata Nexon EV vs Mahindra eVerito: Which affordable electric car should you go for?

Tata Motors launches Nexon EV at starting price of Rs 13.99 lakh
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