Electric Cars are becoming very popular in the Indian market. Until a few years ago, we had zero to very minimal options for electric cars but now we have the likes of Tata Nexon EV, MG ZS EV, etc. These EVs are very affordable and as good as ICE cars. However, the options are still pretty limited which is expected to be boomed in the coming years. This year, one can expect a lot of new EVs to come to India. So, in this article, we have shared a list of all the expected Upcoming electric cars in India in 2022. This is the first part of the listicle that lists the EVs under Rs 20 lakh only. Let’s have a look at them.
Upcoming Electric Cars in India – Part 1 (Under Rs 20 Lakh)
Expected Launch Date: March 2022
Expected Starting Price: Rs 10 lakh
Mahindra will soon launch its most affordable electric car in India, called the eKUV100. The company will launch the updated version of this EV as it was showcased once earlier too. It is expected to be priced under Rs 10 lakh, ex-showroom. The Mahindra eXUV100 will get a 40kW electric motor, it will be able to run up to 150 km on a single charge. Moreover, it can be charged under 6 hours using a regular charger.
MG ZS EV Facelift
Expected Launch Date: March 2022
Expected Starting Price: Rs 20 lakh
MG Motor India will launch the 2022 MG ZS EV Facelift soon. This electric SUV will get several cosmetic updates, new features (including ADAS) and a new battery pack. The 2022 MG ZS EV is expected to get a 51kWh lithium-ion battery pack and might offer a range of up to 480 km on a single charge. MG Motor India might launch a toned-down ZS EV too and is expected to be priced under Rs 20 lakh, ex-showroom.
New Tata Nexon EV
Expected Launch Date: April 2022
Expected Starting Price: Rs 15 lakh
Tata Motors will soon launch the updated Nexon EV in India with more range and features. The new 2022 Tata Nexon EV is expected to get a larger 40kWh battery (as per media reports, 30 per cent larger than before) that will offer a range of up to 400 km on a single charge. However, the lower-spec Nexon EV models with the 30.2 kWh battery will also remain on sale in the country to keep the prices in check.
Tata Altroz Electric
Expected Launch Date: October 2022
Expected Starting Price: Rs 12 lakh
After the Nexon EV, Tata Motors is expected to launch the new Tata Altroz Electric in the fourth quarter of this calendar year, possibly around October 2022. The Tata Altroz Electric will share its powertrain with the 30.2kWh battery version of the Nexon EV. The Altroz EV is expected to offer a driving range of up to 300 km on a single charge. The charging time of the car will be around 6-8 hours to fully charge the battery.
Mahindra XUV400 EV
Expected Launch Date: November 2022
Expected Starting Price: Rs 16 lakh
Finally, the last electric vehicle on this list is the Mahindra XUV400. The XUV400 will be the official name of the electric version of the XUV300. The upcoming Mahindra XUV400 is expected to be launched by the end of this year, around November, and it will rival the Tata Nexon EV. The XUV400 might get a 40kWh lithium-ion battery to offer a driving range of up to 400 km on a single charge. The upcoming Mahindra XUV400 might be priced from Rs 16 lakh, ex-showroom.
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