Best Electric Cars In India In 2024 Price Specs & Features

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Updated on: 6th January, 2024 IST

Best Electric Cars In India In 2024 Price Specs & Features

Just a few years ago, electric vehicles (EVs) were considered a niche, but they've since grown to become one of the most rapidly expanding sectors in the automotive industry. 

Over 24 manufacturers now provide more than 40 models of EVs. From the range offered on a single charge, to cost, performance, and luxury, these cars now allow potential customers to find the right car as per their unique requirements and financial capacity. 

Whether you're in the market for an affordable, emission-free commuter vehicle, or a luxury vehicle equipped with cutting-edge tech for long drives, there's an EV out there that ticks all your boxes. So, let’s begin with our top picks of the best electric cars in India.

ModelFuel TypeBody TypeMileageEx-Showroom PriceUsed Car Price
Mercedes-Benz EQBElectricSUV423 km/charge₹77.5 Lakh₹71 Lakh
MG ZS EVElectricSUV461 km/charge₹23 - ₹26 Lakh₹17 Lakh
Citroen eC3ElectricHatchback320 km/charge₹11.5 - ₹12.4 Lakh₹6.1- ₹8.9 Lakh
BYD E6ElectricMUV520 km/charge₹29.1 Lakh₹25 Lakh
Tata Tiago EVElectricHatchback315 Km/Charge₹8.7 - ₹12 Lakh₹5 Lakh
MG Comet EVElectricHatchback230 km/charge₹8 - ₹10 Lakh₹7 Lakh
Tata Tigor EVElectricSedan315 km/charge₹12.5 - ₹13.8 Lakh₹6.85 Lakh
Strom Motors R3ElectricHatchback200 Km/Charge₹4.5 Lakh₹3.0 Lakh
Tata Nexon EV MaxElectricSUV465 km/charge₹16.5 - ₹19.5 Lakh₹5 Lakh
Mahindra XUV 400ElectricSUV456 km/charge₹16 - ₹19 Lakh₹10 Lakh

1. Mercedes-Benz EQB

Mercedes-Benz EQB

Get ready to experience the thrill of the latest Mercedes-Benz EQB! This incredible SUV, launched in India in December 2022, is all set to take you on an adventure with its spacious seating for seven passengers. 

And that's not all—you get to choose from five stunning colour options: Cosmos Black, Rose Gold, Digital White, Mountain Grey, and Iridium Silver. Your ride, your style!

Inside the SUV, the Mercedes-Benz EQB boasts a large panoramic sunroof, two 10.3-inch screens, a convenient power-operated tailgate, wireless charging pads, and user-friendly USB Type-C ports with ambient lighting. 

On the outside, the EQB features a sleek blacked-out grille, and stylish swept-back LED headlamps. The 18-inch alloy wheels and split LED tail lights add to its attractive design, along with an LED strip running along the length of the tailgate.

Under the hood, the Mercedes-Benz EQB is powered by a 66.4kWh battery pack that generates 390 Nm of torque and 229 bhp. With WLTP certification, the EQB offers an impressive range of 423 km and supports both AC and DC power charging.

Ex-showroom price (Delhi): ₹77.5 Lakh

Key Specifications of Mercedes-Benz EQB

Maximum Power229.3 BHP
Peak Torque390 Nm
Fuel TypeElectric
Battery Capacity:70.5 Kwh
Seating Capacity7
Body TypeSUV
Boot Space:1,710 L

Key Features: 

7 airbags
Automatic parking assist
Adaptive cruise control
8 speaker, 10.1 inch infotainment system

What’s good 

  • Ample space & storage
  • High-quality finish
  • 5-star GlobalNCAP rating

What’s not good 

  • Limited Electric range
  • No ventilated seats

2.  MG ZS EV


Introducing the MG ZS EV, an electrifying SUV that embodies versatility, efficiency, and emission-free adventures! Step into a world of style and comfort with its sleek, modern design, exuding a premium look and feel that will leave you in awe.

Power-packed with a claimed range of 461 km per charge, the ZS EV is your ticket to conquering both the bustling city streets and thrilling long-distance journeys. Say goodbye to waiting around, as fast charging support ensures you'll be back on the road in no time.

Embrace the electric revolution with MG's commitment to sustainable mobility and competitive pricing, making the ZS EV an irresistible choice for all SUV enthusiasts. Get ready to redefine your driving experience and embark on electrifying adventures with the MG ZS EV!

Ex-showroom price (Delhi):  ₹23 - ₹28 Lakh

Key Specifications of MG ZS EV

Range461 Km/Charge
Maximum Power174 Bhp
Peak Torque280 Nm
Fuel TypeElectric
Battery Capacity:50.3 Kwh
Seating Capacity5
Body TypeSUV
Boot Space448 L

Key Features: 

Dual Pane Panoramic Sky Roof
Kinetic Energy Recovery System(KERS) 
6 Ways Power Adjustable Driver Seat
Wireless Phone charger
Driving Modes (Normal, Sport & Eco)

What’s good 

  • Well-built with premium interiors
  • Quick & responsive motor
  • 400+ km range is adequate for inter-city trips

What’s not good

  • Some might find the ride to be on the firmer side

Also Read: Upcoming MG Cars in India

3. Citroen eC3

Citroen eC3

French automaker Citroen is gearing up to introduce its first-ever electric vehicle, the eC3, to the Indian market. Customers can secure their bookings for this 5-seater electric marvel by paying a modest sum of ₹25,000.

Under the hood, the Citroen eC3 is equipped with a 29.2 kWh battery pack connected to a front-axle mounted electric motor, providing a rating of 56bhp and 143Nm. This electric hatchback offers two driving modes and boasts an impressive endurance of 320 kilometres on a single charge.

The eC3's design will bear a resemblance to its older cousin while featuring some modifications in the exterior design, including updates to the front grille, bumper, and fog lamp assembly.

As for specifications, the Citroen eC3 with five seats will sport a digital instrument cluster and a touchscreen infotainment system with wireless Bluetooth connectivity for smartphones, along with four speakers, speed-sensitive auto door locks, roof rails, and more.

Ex-showroom price (Delhi): ₹11.5 - ₹12.4 Lakh

Key Specifications of Citroen eC3

Maximum Power56.2 Bhp
Peak Torque143 Nm
Range320 km
Fuel TypeElectric
Battery Capacity:29.2 Kwh
Seating Capacity5
Body TypeHatchback
Boot Space:315 L

Key Features: 

Co-Driver sun visor with vanity mirror
Steering wheel with audio & phone controls
Personal Assistant Application
Eco/Power drive mode indicator

What’s good 

  • Bold colour options
  • Comfortable for long drives

What’s not good 

  • Top Speed Limited to 107 km/h

4. BYD E6


Prepare to be amazed by the BYD e6 – an electric crossover that brings together space, versatility, and eco-friendly performance like never before! Get ready to turn heads with its sleek, modern design, ensuring you stand out in style wherever you go.

Embark on a journey of freedom with an impressive range of approximately 415 Km per charge, giving you the power to conquer both your daily commutes and exciting long-haul adventures.

No more waiting around – the e6 supports fast charging, fitting perfectly into your fast-paced lifestyle. With BYD's cutting-edge electric vehicle technology and the e6's roomy interior, it's the perfect choice for individuals or families seeking a practical and sustainable crossover. 

Get behind the wheel of the BYD e6 and experience the future of driving today!

Ex-showroom price (Delhi): ₹29.1 Lakh

Key Specifications of BYD E6

Range520 km
Maximum Power93.9 Bhp
Peak Torque180 Nm
Fuel TypeElectric
Battery Capacity:71.7 Kwh
Seating Capacity5
Body TypeMUV
Boot Space580 L

Key Features: 

Electric parking brake
Leather upholstery
4 speaker, 10.1 inch infotainment system
Anti-theft system

What’s good 

  • Aerodynamic design
  • Comfortable seats

What’s not good 

  • No Android Auto or Apple CarPlay

Also Read: Best BYD Electric Cars in India

5. Tata Tiago EV

Tata Tiago EV

The Tata Tiago EV has earned an impressive 4-Star Safety Rating from GlobalNCAP. This stylish car is available in seven variants, all running on electric fuel, and customers love it for its appealing design and excellent mileage.

Under the hood, the Tiago EV is powered by two battery options: a 19.2kWh battery providing a range of 250 km and a 24kWh battery offering an extended range of 315 km. The first battery produces 60bhp/110Nm, while the second one delivers a more robust output of 74bhp/114Nm. 

Depending on the variant, the Tiago EV is equipped with a home charger of either 3.3kW or 7.2kW, and with DC fast charging, it can charge up to 80 per cent in just 57 minutes.

When it comes to colour choices, the Tiago EV offers five attractive options: Teal Blue, Tropical Mist, Pristine White, Daytona Grey, and Midnight Plum. With a seating capacity for five people, it's an ideal choice for a comfortable and eco-friendly ride.

Ex-Showroom Price (Delhi): ₹8.7 - ₹12 Lakh

Key Specifications of Tata Tiago EV

Range315 Km/Charge
Maximum Power73.8 Bhp
Peak Torque114 Nm
Fuel TypeElectric
Battery Capacity:24 Kwh
Seating Capacity5
Body TypeHatchback
Boot Space240 L

Key Features: 

Android Auto and Apple CarPlay
Steering Mounted Controls
7 inch touchscreen infotainment system

What’s good 

Affordable EV

  • Looks feels like ICE Tigor
  • Low running Costs

What’s not good 

  • Some might miss the sunroof

Also Read: Best Tata Electric Cars in India

6. MG Comet EV

MG Comet EV

Introduced in India on April 26, 2024, the Comet EV is a fresh addition to MG's electric vehicle lineup. The Comet EV's exterior features LED light bars both at the front and rear, complemented by LED projectors on both ends, LED tail lights, 12-inch wheels with sleek wheel covers, and horizontally mounted turn indicators. 

Inside, you'll find a pair of 10.25-inch screens offering Apple CarPlay wireless connectivity and Android Auto support. Safety features include dual airbags with EBD, rear sensors, TPMS (tire pressure monitoring system), a reverse parking camera, power windows, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, steering-mounted controls, and keyless access.

Powering the MG Comet EV is a 41bhp motor coupled with a 17.3kWh battery pack that delivers the necessary energy. With a full charge, the model claims an impressive range of 230km.

For charging, utilise the 3.3kW charger, which takes approximately seven hours for a full 100% charge and five hours to reach 10-80%.

Ex-showroom price (Delhi): ₹8 - ₹10 Lakh

Key Specifications of MG Comet EV

Range230 km
Maximum Power41.4 Bhp
Peak Torque110 Nm
Fuel TypeElectric
Battery Capacity:17.3 Kwh
Seating Capacity4
Body TypeHatchback
Boot Space:308 L

Key Features: 

3 USB Ports with Fast Charging
i-SMART with 55+ Connected Car Features
Impact Sensing Auto Door Unlock
ISOFIX Child Seat Mounts
3-Point Seat Belts for all Passengers
IP67 Rated Battery

What’s good 

  • Ultra-Compact size, light steering and small turning radius
  • Drive Modes and regen braking 
  • Plenty of customisation options

What’s not good 

  • Not suitable for highways

Also Read: Best MG Electric Cars in India

7. Tata Tigor EV

Tata Tigor EV

Tata, a renowned Indian automaker, has launched the electric version of its Tata Tigor for the Indian market. The new Tigor EV comes with a 26kWh Li-ion Battery Pack and is available in more powerful variants.

This battery pack enables the Tigor to generate an impressive 75 hp and 170 Nm of torque. The Tigor EV utilises Tata's advanced Ziptron high voltage architecture, featuring a permanent-magnet synchronous motor that delivers 75 hp and 170 Nm of torque.

With this setup, the Tigor EV claims a remarkable 0-60kph acceleration time of just 5.7 seconds. Tata provides a warranty of 8 years/160,000 km on both the motor and battery, assuring customers of its durability and performance. The 2021 Tigor EV offers enhanced mileage compared to its older model, with an extended range of up to 306 km on a single charge.

Charging the Tigor EV from 0 per cent to 80% takes only 60 minutes, ensuring quick and convenient charging. The vehicle is available in three variants: XE (also offered in a dual-tone exterior colour with a glossy black roof), XM (also available with a gloss black roof), and XZ+.

Ex-showroom price (Delhi): ₹12.5- ₹13.8 Lakh

Key Specifications of Tata Tigor EV

Range315 km
Maximum Power73.8 Bhp 
Peak Torque170 Nm
Fuel TypeElectric
Battery Capacity:26 Kwh
Seating Capacity5
Body TypeSedan
Boot Space316 L

Key Features: 

4-star GlobalNCAP rating
Overspeed warning
Engine immobiliser
AC with automatic climate control
Android Auto and Apple CarPlay

What’s good 

  • Great Space Management 
  • Good music system and Chiller AC 
  • Sufficient real-world range for the city

What’s not good 

  • Stiff suspension 

Also Read: Upcoming Electric Cars Under 15 Lakhs

8. Strom Motors R3

Strom Motors R3

At the top of the list of electric cars in India under ₹5 lakhs is the Strom Motors R3. According to its manufacturer, it proudly holds the title of being the most affordable electric car not only in India but also worldwide. The Strom Motors R3 is a powerful, two-seater electric car proudly made in India.

This vehicle is specifically designed for shorter distances. The Strom Motors R3 comes in four attractive colours and features a user-friendly touchscreen display.

Ex-showroom price (Delhi): ₹4.5 Lakh

Key Specifications of Strom Motors R3

Range200 km
Maximum Power17.4 Hp
Peak Torque48 Nm
Fuel TypeElectric
Battery Capacity:13 Kwh
Seating Capacity2
Body TypeHatchback
Boot Space300 L

Key Features: 

2-start GlobalNCAP rating 
300 litre boot
3 hours for a full charge

What’s good 

  • Great for city commutes

What’s not good 

  • Can feel cramped

9. Tata Nexon EV Max

Tata Nexon EV Max

Get ready to experience the upgraded Tata Nexon EV Max! This version takes the popular Nexon EV to new heights with even more fantastic features and improved performance. 

Step inside, and you'll be captivated by its eye-catching design and roomy interior, promising a comfortable and stylish ride like no other.

The Nexon EV Max is not only perfect for city drives but also offers an impressive real-world range of approximately 300-350 kilometres per charge, making it an excellent companion for long journeys too. 

Its midsize SUV stance, combined with superb handling and practicality, secures its spot as a top contender. With just a bit of a price discount, it could easily claim the title of the best EV car in India!

Ex-showroom price (Delhi): ₹16.5- ₹19.5 Lakh

Key Specifications of Tata Nexon EV Max

Range465 km
Maximum Power141 Bhp
Peak Torque250 Nm
Fuel TypeElectric
Battery Capacity:40.5 Kwh
Seating Capacity5
Body TypeSUV
Boot Space:350 L

Key Features: 

Electric sunroof
Piano black ORVM with turn indicators
4 speakers and 4 tweeters by HARMAN

What’s good 

  • Fast charging capability
  • More than adequate performance
  • Great for the city and the highway

What’s not good 

  • Slow charging

10. Mahindra XUV 400

Mahindra XUV400 EV

With a strong reputation for robust vehicles and a deep commitment to electric mobility, Mahindra presents the XUV400, an electric SUV that has everything SUV enthusiasts could wish for. This all-electric SUV brings together exceptional performance, versatility, and eco-friendliness, making it an irresistible choice.

On the road, the XUV400 demands attention with its bold and rugged design, exuding confidence and style. Not just a looker, this electric SUV offers an impressive range of approximately 400 kilometres per charge, catering to both daily commutes and long-distance journeys. 

The XUV400 also supports fast charging, ensuring minimal downtime and convenient recharging for uninterrupted adventures.

Ex-showroom price (Delhi): ₹16 - ₹19 Lakh

Key Specifications of Mahindra XUV 400

Range456 km
Maximum Power147.5 Bhp
Peak Torque310 Nm
Fuel TypeElectric
Battery Capacity:39.4 Kwh
Seating Capacity5
Body TypeSUV
Boot Space:378 L

Key Features: 

5-star GlobalNCAP rating
Overspeed warning
6 airbags

What’s good

  • Good acceleration
  • Cruise control makes highway drives a breeze
  • Impressive range

What’s not good

  • Looks can be divisive

Also Read: Best Mahindra Cars in India


As the shift towards sustainable transportation accelerates, it's clear that the future of driving in India is electric. With the continuous efforts from the government for infrastructure expansion and the ever-increasing commitment of automakers to EVs, this is a perfect time to make the transition to an electric vehicle. It's not just a wise decision for the environment, but with decreasing costs, improving technology and rising fuel prices, it is becoming a practical and economically sound choice as well. So, explore, research and test-drive your options because your best electric cars could be just a dealership away.


Q1. What are the upcoming electric cars?

The Volvo C40 Recharge, Mahindra BE 05, BMW iX, and Audi Q8 e-tron are some of the upcoming electric cars in India.

Q2. Which are the best electric cars to buy in India?

The MG Comet EV, Tata Tiago EV, KIA EV6 and Tata Nexon EV are some of the best electric cars on sale in India.

Q3. Can electric cars be used in hills?

Yes, Electric cars are well-equipped to handle uphill drives with ease, thanks to the instant torque provided by their electric motors. This advantage makes them highly suitable for pulling heavy loads or conquering hills effortlessly.
However, it's important to note that this increased energy demand during uphill drives can lead to a heavier load on the vehicle's battery.

Q4. What is the estimated price range of electric cars in India for 2024?

There are now a slew of options on offer when buying an EV. From budget options like the MG Comet EV that starts at ₹8 lakhs, to the BMW i7 that goes up to ₹2.5 crore, there is something out there for everyone’s budget and requirements.

Q5. How does the driving range of electric cars compare to traditional petrol/diesel cars?

Electric cars typically have a lower range on a single charge compared to a ICE car on a full tank. However, EVs are slowly catching up, not only offering more range, but also reduced charging times.

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