Top 11 Electric Cars In India With A Range Of Over 250km - Car Guide

As the world embraces sustainable mobility, electric cars or EVs have gained significant popularity in India. With advancements in technology and government initiatives promoting green transportation, electric vehicles (EVs) have become a viable and eco-friendly choice for Indian car buyers. In this article, we present the top 11 electric cars that offer a range of 250km or more on a single charge and cost under Rs. 50 lakh (ex-showroom). So, if you are considering going electric, keep reading to find the perfect EV to keep range anxiety issues out of your mind when driving!

Electric Cars In India With 250 KM Range

1. Tata Tiago EV

Tiago EV

Launched towards the end of 2022, the Tata Tiago EV is available 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 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).

Also Read: Tata Nexon EV Prime Vs Tata Tiago EV: Specs Compared

2. Tata Tigor EV

Tigor EV

Tata released their second mass-market electric car, the Tigor EV, in 2021. The Tigor EV gets a 26kWh battery pack. It has a single motor generating 75PS of power and 170Nm of torque. It offers a claimed range of 315km. 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).

3. Tata Punch EV

Punch EV

Tata Motors’ latest electric vehicle in India - the Punch EV - was launched in January 2024. Priced from Rs. 11.0 lakh to Rs. 14.50 lakh (ex-showroom), the Punch EV is available in 5 medium range and 3 long range variants. Unlike Tata’s previous electric cars and SUVs, the Punch EV is based on the brand’s Gen 2 EV architecture, which allows better integration of the battery modules and electric model compared to EVs derived from ICE platforms. Thanks to the new architecture, the Punch EV offers a boot space of 366 litres and also comes with a 14-litre frunk under the bonnet. 

The Punch EV 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.

Also Read: Tata Punch EV Electric Motor Specs, Power, Torque, Range

4. Citroen eC3

Citroen eC3

The Citroen eC3 is available in 2 variants with an ex-showroom price of Rs. 11.50 lakh and Rs. 12.13 lakh. The Citroen eC3 gets a 29.2kWh air-cooled battery pack that sits under the floor of the car. The battery channels power to a front-mounted electric motor that produces 57PS of power and 143Nm of torque. As per Citroen, the eC3 can do 0-60kmph in 6.8 seconds with a limited top speed of 107kmph. 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.

Also Read: 11 Features Tata Tiago EV Gets Over Citroen eC3 

5. Tata Nexon EV

Nexon EV

The Tata Nexon EV received a major update in September 2023 which included a thoroughly revised design, additional tech features and improved range. Tata’s Nexon EV is priced from Rs. 14.50 lakh to Rs. 19.30 lakh and is available in 5 medium range and 4 long rage variants.

The new Nexon EV medium range comes with a 30kWh battery while the long range variants are equipped with a 40.5kWh battery pack. The medium range offers 129PS of power, 215Nm of torque and an ARAI-certified range of 325km. The Long Range offers 145PS of power, 215Nm of torque and 465km certified range.

Both the battery pack options power a front mounted electric motor, which as per Tata Motors, is lighter by 20kg and more efficient than before. Tata Motors claim that while the claimed range of the new Nexon has increased by 5%, the real world range is up by 7%. In terms of charging, the Nexon EV can be charged from 10 - 80% in 56 minutes via a DC fast charger.

6. Mahindra XUV400


Launched in January 2023, the Mahindra XUV400 is a direct rival to the Tata Nexon EV. Mahindra updated the XUV400 lineup with the launch of the XUV400 Pro model in January 2024. The Mahindra XUV400 EV SUV is available with 3 battery-motor configurations. The ex-showroom prices of the 2024 XUV400 EV start from ₹ 16.0 lakh and go up to ₹ 19.0 lakh (ex-showroom).

The Mahindra XUV400 Pro is available in 3 variants – EC Pro (34.5kWh, 3.3kW), EL Pro (34.5kWh, 7.2kW), and EL Pro (39.4kWh, 7.2kW). XUV400 Pro variants equipped with the 34.5kWh offer a claimed range of 375km while the EL Pro variant with the larger battery pack offers 456km per charge.

Features include a 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system, AdrenoX connected car technology, 10.25-inch digital instrument cluster, wireless charger, dual-zone climate control, revised aircon panel, rear Type-C USB port, rear mobile holder, and a flat-bottom steering wheel.

Also Read: Mahindra XUV400 Pro Launched At Rs. 16.0 Lakh



In March 2022, MG introduced the ZS EV facelift. The ZS EV facelift packs a  50.3kWh battery and offers a claimed range of 461 kilometres per charge. During our tests, we discovered that the MG ZS EV offers a real-world range of 300km on a consistent basis. The electric motor in the ZS EV generates 176PS and 280Nm of torque. A DC fast charger can charge the ZS EV from 0 to 80% in 1 hour. The ZS EV received a price cut in February 2024 and the new prices range between Rs. 18.98 lakh to Rs. 25.08 lakh (ex-showroom) compared to the older price of Rs. 23.38 lakh to Rs. 27.40 lakh.

8. Hyundai Kona

Kona EV

The Hyundai Kona was India's first mass-market EV. The Kona offers a claimed range of 452km and is powered by a 39.2kWh battery. The electric motor in the Kona EV generates 136PS and 395Nm of torque. Using a 15A home charger, it can charge from 0% to 80% in roughly 6 hours. The pricing of the Kona EV ranges between Rs. 23.84 lakh and Rs. 24.03 lakh.

9. BYD E6


BYD, or Build Your Dreams, made their debut in India with the E6 MPV. The E6 is a 5-seater MPV that was initially only available to commercial buyers. However, the MPV is now available for private car buyers as well. The E6 uses a 71.1kWh battery. It produces 95PS of power and 180Nm of torque. BYD claim a city range of 520km with the E6. A DC fast charge can juice it from 30-80% in 35 minutes. The E6 is priced at Rs. 29.15 lakh (ex-showroom).

10. BYD Atto 3

Atto 3

The Atto 3 electric SUV is BYD's second offering in the Indian market. The Atto 3 is powered by a 60.5kWh battery pack with a claimed range of 521km. The Atto 3 is powered by a single motor mounted on the front axle. It produces 204PS and 310Nm of torque. The BYD SUV takes roughly 10 hours to fully charge using a 7.4kW AC charger. The ex-showroom price of the Atto 3 is Rs. 34.0 lakh.

11. Hyundai Ioniq 5

Ioniq 5

Hyundai debuted the Ioniq 5 EV in India at the 2023 Auto Expo. The Ioniq 5’s 72.6kWh battery pack provides an ARAI-certified range of 631km on a single charge. The single motor configuration produces 217PS and 350Nm of torque and power. A 350kW DC charger takes roughly 18 minutes to charge the Ioniq 5 from 10% to 80%. The Ioniq 5 is priced at Rs. 45.95 lakh (ex-showroom).

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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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