Top 7 Longest Range Electric Cars In India
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Top 7 Longest Range Electric Cars In India

March 24, 2024
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Longest Range Electric Cars in India

In the rapidly changing world of automobiles, electric vehicles (EVs) have taken center stage, and India is no exception to this eco-conscious shift. With a focus on reducing pollution and embracing cleaner modes of transportation, the country is actively navigating the electric revolution.

When it comes to electric cars, one crucial factor steals the spotlight – the range, or how far a car can travel on a single charge. This article dives into the realm of electric mobility in India, specifically exploring the electric cars that boast the longest range. These cars can prove to be the ideal companions for long-distance trips, family holidays, and moments of enjoyment, promising a green and efficient travel experience.

Electric Car 
Range 

Mercedes Benz EQS
857 km 

Kia EV6
708 km 

Hyundai Ioniq 5
631 km 

BMW i4
590 km 

Tata Nexon EV
465 km 

MS ZS EV
461 km 

Mahindra XUV400
456 km 

 

#1- Mercedes Benz EQS

Mercedes Benz EQS is the first electric car on our list. The Mercedes Benz EQS  has an ARAI-certified range of 857 kilometers in India. The EQS is Mercedes-Benz’s first-ever fully electric car, and it comes in two versions: the locally assembled 580 4Matic and the imported AMG 53. The AMG EQS 53 is quite powerful, giving you 649hp in regular mode and a whopping 751hp in Race Start mode with the Dynamic Plus package. The EQS 580 is no slouch either, delivering 385hp and 855Nm of torque. Both versions have a 400V, 107.8kWh battery that can charge quickly at up to 200kW.

The AMG EQS 53 has a global range of 586km (WLTP), and the EQS 580, approved by ARAI for India, boasts an impressive 857km range. It has a top speed of 210 km/h. These electric cars redefine what’s possible, blending high performance with eco-friendly tech.

SOME KEY FEATURES:

Feature
Details

Hyperscreen
EQS boasts a 56-inch futuristic display with three screens. 

Triple Setup
12.3-inch screens for driver/passenger, plus a 17.7-inch central touchscreen.

MBUX System
The driver’s screen features intuitive MBUX, with a practical heads-up display. 

Tech Marvel
EQS cabin showcases cutting-edge in-car features.

User-Friendly
Prioritizes easy access to essential information at fingertips.

 

#2- KIA EV6

The Kia EV6 is the second electric car on our list. The ARAI claims that the Kia EV6 has a driving range of 708 km

The Kia EV6, priced between Rs 60.95 lakh and Rs 65.95 lakh, offers a single top-of-the-line GT trim with two variations: GT Line RWD and GT Line AWD. The electric vehicle is equipped with two drivetrain options—a single-motor rear-wheel drive delivering 229PS and 350Nm, and a dual-motor all-wheel drive with an impressive 325PS and 605Nm. Powering the EV6 is a robust 77.4kWh battery pack, supporting fast charging that accelerates from 10% to 80% in just 18 minutes. While a 50kW charger takes 73 minutes for the same range, a home charger requires 36 hours for a full charge. The Kia EV6 combines high performance with efficient charging solutions, making it a noteworthy option in the electric vehicle market. 

Here are some key features:

Feature
Details

Audio System
14-speaker Meridian sound system

Convenience Features
Wireless phone charging, dual-zone climate control, vented and powered front seats, sunroof

Display Setup
Dual curved 12.3-inch displays for the instrument cluster and touchscreen interface

Safety Features
Eight airbags, electronic stability control, automated emergency braking, adaptive cruise control, lane-keep assist, blind spot  monitoring

 

#3- HYUNDAI IONIQ 5

Hyundai Ioniq 5  is the third electric car on our list.

The Hyundai Ioniq 5 boasts an impressive range of 631 km on a single charge, powered by its 72.6 kWh battery pack. Its electric motor generates 214.56 bhp and offers a maximum torque of 350 Nm, delivering efficient performance. Equipped with a single-speed transmission, the Ioniq 5 excels in charging capabilities, with the ability to charge from 10% to 80% in just 18 minutes using a 350 kW DC charger. Additionally, when charging with AC, it takes 6 hours and 55 minutes to achieve a full charge, ensuring convenient and flexible charging options for users.

Here are some key features of the Hyundai Ioniq 5: 

Feature
Details

Cabin Design
Flat floor for a spacious feel, sustainable materials, Eco-processed leather seat upholstery, soft-touch materials

Interior Features
Sliding center console and glovebox, unique pair of 12.3-inch screens for instrument cluster and center console touchscreen

Comfort and Convenience
Bose premium audio system, Front row heated and ventilated seats, rear heated seats, dual-zone climate control, connected car tech

Storage
Front boot space of 57l

Safety Features
Six airbags, ADAS Level 2 features including front/rear radars

 

#4- BMW i4 

The Four-door sedan BMW i4 boasts a range of 590 km. The BMW i4 eDrive 40 Sport was launched in India at an introductory price of Rs 69.90 lakh, ex-showroom. Representing BMW’s inaugural four-door sedan offering both in India and globally, it came in two variants— the BMW i4 eDrive 40 and BMW i4 M50 xDrive. However, for the Indian market, BMW exclusively introduced the i4 eDrive 40 variant, which was offered as a Completely Built Unit (CBU). The range-topping BMW i4 M50 xDrive featured two electric motors, providing an all-wheel-drive experience, generating 544 horsepower and 795 Nm of torque. Housing its 80.7kWh lithium-ion battery pack on the floor for a lower center of gravity, the BMW i4 eDrive 40 claimed a 5.7-second sprint to 100 km/h, while the BMW i4 M50 xDrive variant achieved the same in 3.9 seconds.

The company asserted a range of 590 km (WLTP-certified) for the eDrive 40 and 510 km (WLTP-certified) for the i4 M50 xDrive. Charging fully in 8.25 hours with an 11kW home charger, the batteries also supported rapid charging up to 205 kW (DC), allowing the eDrive40 to gain 164 km in a 10-minute charge or a 100 km range in just 18 minutes using a 50 kW DC Charger.

Let’s have a look at some of the key features in BMW i4:

Feature
Details

Instrument Cluster
12.3-inch digital instrument cluster

Infotainment System
14.9-inch touchscreen with connected car tech and BMW’s iDrive 8 user interface

Interior Features
Wireless charging, powered seats, automatic climate control

Color Options
Available in Black Sapphire, Skyscraper Grey, and Mineral White

 

 #5- TATA NEXON EV 

Tata Nexon EV is the fifth player on our list. The top variant of the Tata Nexon EV gives a long range of 465 km. The 2023 Nexon EV presents a choice between two powerful powertrain options to meet diverse driving preferences. The Long Range variant, armed with a 40.5kWh battery and a robust electric motor, delivers an impressive 143PS/215Nm and achieves an ARAI-claimed range of 465km. In contrast, the Medium Range variant features a 30kWh battery coupled to an e-motor, producing 129PS/215Nm and offering a commendable ARAI-claimed range of 325km.

Charging the 2023 Nexon EV is a seamless process, with a 7.2kW AC charger taking around 4.3 hours for the medium-range variant and approximately 6 hours for the long-range variant. Regular chargers extend these timeframes to 10.5 hours and 15 hours, respectively. For swift charging needs, a DC fast charger efficiently replenishes the Nexon EV’s battery in just 56 minutes.

Now, time to look at some of the key features. Tata has upgraded some new features in Nexon EV and some are the same as before. The features are as follows: 

New Features
Retained Features

Larger 12.3-inch touchscreen
Sunroof

Fully digital 10.25-inch driver’s display
Wireless Android Auto/Apple CarPlay connectivity

360-degree camera system
Ventilated front seats

Vehicle-to-load (V2L) charging technology
Wireless phone charger

Vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) charging technology
Cruise control, keyless entry, push start button, 

Six airbags as standard, ABS with  EBD 

 

 #6- MS ZS EV

The sixth electric car in the list is of MS ZS EV. The car delivers the highest range of 461 km. 

MG unveiled the refreshed ZS EV in 2022, featuring a larger 50.3kWh unit. Charging capabilities have been enhanced with a 7.4kW AC wall box charger, allowing the ZS to achieve a 0-100 percent charge in 8.5 to 9 hours. Notably, the 0-80 percent charge on a 50kW DC charger now takes just 60 minutes. The ZS EV maintains its regenerative braking system, offering three levels of intensity adjustment. The updated model boasts 176hp, accelerating from 0 to 100kph in 8.4 seconds, with marginal variations in 20-80kph and 40-100kph acceleration times compared to its predecessor. However, the noteworthy change lies in the increased top speed, now reaching 180kph, a significant improvement of 28kph over the previous version.

Here are some key features:

Cabin Features
Safety Features

10.1-inch touchscreen infotainment system
6 airbags

Android Auto/Apple CarPlay
ABS with EBD

7-inch digital driver’s display
Electronic stability control

Automatic climate control
Tyre pressure monitoring system

Powered driver’s seat
360-degree camera

Panoramic sunroof
Blind spot warning

Connected car technology
Lane change assist

Cruise control
Autonomous braking

 

#7- MAHINDRA XUV400

The last car on the list is the Mahindra XUV400. It boasts the highest range of 456 km. The Mahindra XUV400, priced between Rs 15.99 lakh and Rs 18.99 lakh, offers two variations, EC and EL, with color options including Arctic Blue, Everest White, Galaxy Grey, Napoli Black, and Infinity Blue. Additionally, it provides five monochromatic and five dual-tone variants, all available in dual-tone with a Satin Copper shade. The XUV400 EV is equipped with two battery pack sizes, 34.5 kWh and 39.4 kWh, powering a single electric motor producing 150 PS and 310 Nm. Fast-charging capabilities include a 50kW DC charger, enabling the EV to go from 0 to 80 percent charge in just 50 minutes.

Here are the features of Mahindra XUV400:

Name of the Car
Mahindra XUV400

Pricing
Rs 15.99 lakh to Rs 18.99 lakh

Variants
EC, EL

Colors
Arctic Blue, Everest White, Galaxy Grey, Napoli Black, Infinity Blue; Five monochromatic and five dual-tone variants including Satin Copper dual-tone shade

Features
Single-pane sunroof, push-button start-stop, electrically adjustable and folding ORVM, more than 60 connected car features

Boot Space
378 liters

Safety Features
Six airbags, cornering brake control, electronic stability control, rear parking camera

 

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