The electric vehicles segment has seen a great surge in the recent past. To tap this industry, car manufacturers in India have started to develop and launch electric vehicles that offer great performance. If you are looking to purchase an electric car but are unable to decide which car to purchase, here are a list of electric cars that will be launched this year:
The Hyundai Kona EV is the Hyundai’s first all-electric offering in the country. The car manufacturer will be launching the car by mid-2019 at a price of around Rs.25 lakh. The design of the Hyundai Kona EV is expected to be similar to that of the standard Kona, but with a few differences. Listed below are the various technical specifications of the Hyundai Kona EV.
|Hyundai Kona EV Technical Specifications|
|Peak Torque||395 Nm|
|Top Speed||155 kmph|
|Expected Price||Rs.25 lakh|
|Expected Launch Date||Between June 2019 and July 2019|
The Audi E-Tron is a luxury electric SUV that is likely to be launched by the car maker between September 2019 and December 2019. It is claimed that the mid-size SUV can be driven more than 400 kms on one charge. The SUV offers high performance and efficiency. It is expected to be priced at around Rs.1 crore. The various specifications and key features of the Audi E-Tron are listed in the table below.
|Audi E-Tron Technical Specifications|
|Peak Torque||660 Nm|
|Top Speed||200 km/h in the normal mode|
|Mileage||402 kms according to WLTP European standards|
|Expected Price||Rs.1 crore|
|Expected Launch Date||Between September 2019 and December 2019|
The Mahindra eKUV 100, which was introduced in the 2018 Auto Expo, is a highly anticipated offering from the car maker. The car is expected to be launched in the country by mid-2019. The car is likely to be sold in a total of 6 colours. Given below are the technical specifications of the Mahindra eKUV 100.
|Mahindra eKUV 100 Technical Specifications|
|Power||39.6 bhp @ 3,500 rpm|
|Peak Torque||91 Nm @ 1,050 rpm|
|Displacement||3-Phase AC Induction|
|Seating Capacity||5, 6|
|Fuel Efficiency||140 kms on a full charge|
|Top Speed||75 kmph|
|Expected Price||Between Rs.8 lakh and Rs. 10.5 lakh|
|Expected Launch Date||Mid 2019|
The electric version of the Tata Tiago was showcased by the car manufacturer in the 2018 Auto Expo. The car is expected to priced between Rs. 10 lakh and Rs.12 lakh. Tata Motors is likely to launch the electric vehicle in May 2019. The key features of this EV from Tata Motors is listed in the table below.
|Tata Tiago EV Technical Specifications|
|Peak Torque||240 Nm|
|Engine||80kW electric motor|
|Top Speed||135 kmph|
|Expected Price||Between Rs.10 lakh and Rs. 12 lakh|
|Expected Launch Date||May 2019|
The Renault Zoe EV is an upcoming hatchback that is already sold in European markets. The car is expected to be launched in India between May 2019 and July 2019. The Renault Zoe EV will have a sporty exterior and an interior design that matches the exterior. The key specifications of the Renault Zoe EV are given below.
|Renault Zoe EV Technical Specifications|
|Peak Torque||640 Nm|
|Mileage||400 kms (as per European driving cycle)|
|Expected Price||Between Rs.8 lakh and Rs.10 lakh|
|Expected Launch Date||Between May 2019 and July 2019|
These are a few electric cars that are expected to be launched in 2019. You can do the required research and purchase an electric car that is most suited to your needs and budget. There are a number of banks and financial institutions that offer auto loans to individuals who wish to purchase cars. If you wish to avail a car loan, you can apply online either through the official website of a lender or through a trusted third-party financial services website.
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