Electric cars

Nexon EV leads the race

Tata Nexon EV, with a 62% market share, was the best-selling electric car in the country last year. Check out the list of Top 5 Selling Electric Cars in India in 2021 here!

Electric cars are gradually becoming very popular in the Indian market. The electric vehicle industry in India is still in its infancy and we have limited options in the mainstream electric car segment, but it is growing phenomenally. The EV race in India is led by Tata Motors and the company held an 80% market share in the EV segment in 2021. In this article, we will share with you a list of top 5 electric cars sold in India in 2021!

Top 5 electric cars sold in India in 2021:

Tata Nexon EV: 9,111 units

Tata Nexon EV was the top selling electric car in India in 2021. The company managed to sell 9,111 units of this EV in CY2021. Tata’s Nexon EV gets a 30.2kWh lithium-ion battery mated to an electric motor that develops 129hp of power and 245Nm of peak torque. It is said to offer a range of 312 km per charge and its current price is Rs 14.29 lakh, ex-showroom.

MG ZS VE

MG ZS EV: 2,798 units

Next, with 2,798 units sold in India in CY2021, the MG ZS EV comes second on the list. MG’s ZS EV gets a 44.5kWh lithium-ion battery pack and offers a claimed range of 419km per charge. Its electric motor develops 143 hp of power and 353 Nm of maximum torque. The MG ZS EV is currently priced at Rs 21.49 lakh, ex-showroom, but its updated version will be launched in India on March 7, 2022.

Tata Tigor EV 2021 left hand drive

Tata Tigor EV: 2,611 units

Tata Motors managed to sell 2,611 units of the Tigor EV in 2021. While its older version was only available to fleet customers, the new Tigor EV with Ziptron technology was launched for private buyers in August from Last year. It gets a 26kWh lithium-ion battery and has a claimed range of 306km per charge. Its electric motor develops 75 hp and 170 Nm of torque. Tata Tigor EV is currently priced at Rs 11.99 lakh, ex-showroom.

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Hyundai Kona Electric

Hyundai Kona electric: 121 units

Hyundai Kona Electric was India’s first long-range consumer electric vehicle. The South Korean automaker has managed to sell 121 Kona Electric units in India in 2021. This electric SUV gets a 39.2 kWh lithium-ion battery with a claimed range of 452 km per charge. Its electric motor develops 136 hp and 395 Nm of torque. The Hyundai Kona Electric is currently priced in India at Rs 23.79 lakh, ex-showroom.

Mahindra Verito electric

Mahindra Verito EV: 49 units

Finally, the last car on this list is the Mahindra Verito EV. Mahindra Electric sold 49 units of the Verito EV in India last year. It should be mentioned that it is not available for private buyers. The Mahindra Verito EV gets a 72-volt lithium-ion battery and offers a range of 110 km per charge. Its electric motor develops 41hp of power, 91Nm of torque, and it is currently priced at Rs 10.16 lakh, ex-showroom.

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