Top electric cars to watch out for in 2022

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Top electric cars to watch out for in 2022
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  • Several electric cars are set to be launched in India in 2022.
  • The major upcoming cars include the new Nexon EV, Kia EV6, Porsche Taycan, Audi Q4 e-tron and more.
  • Here’s everything you need to know about the upcoming electric cars.
Electric cars have improved a lot over the years and are no longer just a gimmick. The current electric cars offer a decent range and offer fast charging options.

Some of the things that you need to keep in mind while purchasing an electric car include the battery capacity, range and charging time. Top speed is another important factor to consider while purchasing a car.

There are several electric cars set to launch this year, including the Kia EV6, a new Tata Nexon EV, Mercedes-Benz EQS, Audi Q4 e-tron and more.

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Today, we look at some of the electric cars to watch out for in 2022.

ModelExpected priceBattery CapacityRangeCharging timeTop speed
Mahindra eKUV100₹8-9 lakh30kWh140 km80% - 1 hourNA
Tata Nexon EV₹15-18 lakh40kWh350-400 km80% - 1 hour120 kmph
Hyundai Kona Electric₹22-24 lakh39.2kWh430-480 kmNA140 kmph
Kia EV6₹40-44 lakh58kWh400-420 km80% - 18 minutes150 kmph
Mercedes-Benz EQS₹1.5-1.75 crore107.8kWh770 km80% - 35 minutes210 kmph
Porsche Taycan₹1.5-1.75 crore71kWh395-450 km80% - 40 minutes230 kmph
Audi Q4 e-tron₹1-1.25 crore95kWh360-480 km80% - 35 minutes180 kmph
BMW iX₹1-1.25 crore76.6kWh420-460 km80% - 1.5 hour130 kmph
Volvo XC40 Recharge₹40-44 lakh78kWh400-420 km80% - 40 minutes180 kmph

The above-mentioned prices are the expected prices and may slightly vary when the cars are officially announced. Additionally, there may be slight changes in the mentioned features.

The increasing costs of petrol and improvements in the range of electric cars have made owning these vehicles a good option for cities. If you are looking to buy a car this year, you can consider one of the upcoming electric cars for your commute.
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In addition to electric cars, electric scooters and bikes have also become popular in the country, thanks to the likes of the Ather 450X, Ola S1 and S1 Pro, Revolt RV400 and more.
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