Best-Selling Electric Cars in India 2022
2022 has been a remarkable year for electric vehicles. Both electric scooters and cars saw a rise in demand and supply. The reason for this is the advantages that electric vehicles offer over traditional vehicles far outnumber the disadvantages. Electric vehicles prove to be better in both economical and environmental terms. Now that we know the reasons for the sudden upsurge in the number of electric vehicles, let’s take a look at the best-selling Indian electric cars of 2022.
#1 Tata Nexon EV
The Tata Nexon Prime EV was undoubtedly the best-selling car in India in 2022. This car accounted for 74% of the total EV sales which is not surprising considering the features of this car. Starting at just Rs 14.99 lakhs, the Nexon EV Prime is a five-seat vehicle that the company claims can drive up to 312 km on a single charge. The 30.2 kWh battery can be charged from 0% to 80% in about an hour with a fast charger and takes about 9 hours to charge at home
#2 Tata Tigor EV
Another contender from tata is the Tata Tigor EV. Considering its low price it is not surprising that it managed to be one of the best-selling electric cars in 2022.
Key specifications – The e-car has an IP67 Rated Battery Pack and Motor. It can be charged anywhere using a 26kWh battery pack that can deliver a range of 315 km. The permanent synchronous motor has a power output of 55kW and 170Nm torque. Using a fast DC charger, you can charge the vehicle in 59 minutes from 10-80%. The AC home charger requires a 15A socket that can charge your vehicle from 10-100% within 9.4 hours. The battery pack used is made from a liquid cooling mechanism.
#3 MG ZS EV
With the release of a new model of the MG ZS which was already popular among consumers, MG managed to secure a spot in the list of best-selling cars of 2022. The new MG ZS EV combines a 173.83bhp motor with a 50.3 kWh battery for an inspiring driving experience, 276 miles range full charge and zero tailpipe emissions.
#4 Hyundai Kona
Hyundai managed to secure the 4th spot on the list of best-selling electric cars of 2022 with the Hyundai Kona. The Hyundai Kona is powered by a 39.2 kW lithium-ion polymer battery which gives the car a range of 452 km and it takes 6 hours and 10 minutes to get a 100% charge. It also supports 50 kW DC fast charging, which only takes 57 minutes on 0-80% charge.
#5 Volvo XC40 Recharge
When it comes to comfort and safety Volvo rules the market. Hence, users looking for a more luxurious experience opted for the Volvo XC40. The key specifications of this car include a Range of 418km on a Single Charge with a Power of 408hp. It has a Battery Capacity of 78 kW Battey Pack with a Charging Time of Around 28 min while in fast charge mode. Acceleration 0-100 km/h in 4.9 sec
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In conclusion, 2022 has been a great year for electric vehicles and this article covers the top 5 best-selling electric cars of the year. With the number of EV enthusiasts increasing over time the chart of EV sales is expected to skyrocket. Based on the sales of EVs in 2022, the numbers in 2023 are expected to be significantly higher. It will be interesting to see how car manufacturers manage to pull more consumers toward electric cars.
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Glad to read that the demand for electric cars in India is increasing and the Indian company TATA is leading in sales. Within 10 years, we will be watching more than 75 of the vehicles in the Indian road as electric, and their range will be far higher, also the price will be lower.