Best EVs Under Rs. 10.0 Lakh You Can Buy In India - Car Guide

As India's automotive industry takes strides towards greener and more sustainable mobility, electric cars are becoming increasingly popular among budget-conscious consumers. With the government's push for electric vehicles and growing environmental awareness, the market now offers several affordable options. In this article, we present the top electric cars available in India under Rs. 10.0 lakh. So, if you're looking to make the switch to electric without breaking the bank, keep reading to find the perfect electric car for your needs!

Electric Cars In India Under 10 Lakhs

1. Tata Tiago EV

Tiago EV

Launched towards the end of 2022, the Tata Tiago EV is offered with 2 powertrain options. The medium range option of the Tiago EV comes with a 19.2kWh battery pack while the long range option gets a 24kWh battery pack. The smaller 19.2kWh battery pack promises a range of 250km on a single charge whereas the 24kWh battery pack offers a claimed range of 315km as per the Modified Indian Test Cycle (MIDC). The medium range variants of the Tiago EV offer 61PS of power and 110Nm of torque while the long range variants offer 75PS of power and 114Nm of torque.

Tata Motors slashed the prices of the Tiago EV in February 2024 and the base variant is now priced at Rs. 8.0 lakh while the top variant coupled with a 7.2kW home charger costs Rs. 11.90 lakh (ex-showroom).

2. MG Comet EV

The Comet EV from MG Motor comes with a 17.3kWh battery pack that powers a rear-mounted electric motor. The electric motor produces 42PS of power and 110Nm of torque. The Comet EV offers a claimed range of 230km on a single charge. In terms of charging, the Comet EV can juice up its batteries from 0-100% in 7 hours with the accompanying 3.3kW AC charger. The Comet EV does not support DC fast charging.

MG offer the Comet EV in 3 variants – Pace, Play and Plush. The MG Comet EV received a price cut in February 2024. Its current prices start from Rs. 6.99 lakh and go up to Rs. 8.58 lakh (ex-showroom).

Also Read: MG Comet EV Decreased Prices Inside | February 2024

3. Tata Tigor EV (Honourable Mention)

Tigor EV

Tata released their second mass-market EV, the Tigor EV, in 2021. Although the Tigor EV costs above Rs. 10 lakh (ex-showroom), it is worth considering if you are planning to switch from petrol or diesel cars to an all-electric vehicle. Unlike the Tiago EV, Tata did not revise the prices of the Tigor EV in February 2024. Hence, the Tigor EV is currently priced from Rs. 12.50 lakh to Rs. 13.75 lakh (ex-showroom).

The Tigor EV is powered by a 26kWh battery pack. Its single engine, mounted on the front axle, generates 74.7PS of power and 170Nm of torque. It offers a claimed range of 315km.

4. Citroen eC3 (Honourable Mention)

Citroen eC3

Like the Tigor EV above, the Citroen eC3 too costs above Rs. 10.0 lakh (ex-showroom). But, it’s worth considering if you prefer the SUV body style. The eC3 is available in 2 variants costing Rs. 11.61 lakh and Rs. 13.50 lakh (ex-showroom).

The Citroen eC3 comes with a 29.2kWh air-cooled battery pack and its front-mounted electric motor produces 57PS of power and 143Nm of torque. The charging times for the Citroen eC3 are 10.5 hours for a full charge using a 3.3kW AC home charger. A DC fast charger juices up the eC3’s battery from 10% to 80% in 57 minutes.

5. Tata Punch EV (Honourable Mention)

Punch EV

Launched in January 2024, the Tata Punch EV is also worth considering if you are looking for an electric vehicle in 2024. Based on Tata’s Gen 2 EV architecture, the Punch EV is available in mainly 5 medium range and 3 long range variants with prices ranging from Rs. 10.99 lakh to Rs. 15.49 lakh (ex-showroom).

It offers features like 10.25-inch digital instrument cluster and touchscreen infotainment system, wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, wireless charger, Electronic parking brake, ventilated front seats, and even an optional sunroof. Safety features include 6 airbags, 3-point seatbelts for all seats, ISOFIX mounts, and more.

Electric cars are no longer a luxury reserved for the affluent. With increasing competition and government incentives, there are now several affordable options available in India under Rs. 10 lakh. From the budget-friendly Tata Tiago EV to the urban-centric MG Comet EV and SUV-styled Citroen eC3, each car on this list offers a unique set of features and range to cater to different consumer needs. So, if you're ready to embrace electric mobility while staying within a budget, these electric cars are worth considering for a greener and more sustainable future.

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Nikil Jonathan

Nikil's a huge fan of classic cars, especially Italian beauties such as the Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint and the Iso Grifo. His love for cars and bikes originated when he first laid his eyes on a poster of the Ferrari F40 and the MV Agusta F4 when he was just a child. He also loves all things analogue, especially vintage cameras and turntables.


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