Nowadays, the discussion of electric cars is common everywhere. Everyone wants to know which of the best electric cars can be bought under a specific budget like 10 lakh, 15 lakh, 20 lakh, etc.
Some well-known electric car manufacturers like Tata, Mahindra, etc. have already launched their EVs in various price segments. In this article, we will discuss the best 3 electric cars you can purchase for under 15 lakh in India.
Tata Motors is the first electric car manufacturer to be named in India. Although there are many more names who have brought the best electric cars to the market.
Best Electric Cars under 15 lakh in India 2022
When it comes to electric cars under 15 lakh rupees, first of all, we have to talk about Tata Nexon EV which is also the best-selling electric car in India. However, in the middle of 2022, there are very few electric cars that came into this price segment.
Let’s take a look at all these cars which you can buy under this price segment in India.
Tata Nexon EV Prime
Recently in July 2022, Tata has introduced the new Tata Nexon EV Prime with exciting new intelligent features. Actually, Tata has just altered the standard Nexon EV to Nexon EV Prime with extra features over the standard version and increased the price also. It also has the same 5 variants.
Tata Nexon EV Prime Price
|Nexon EV Prime XM||14.99 lakh||312 km per charge|
|Nexon EV Prime XZ Plus||16.30 lakh||312 km per charge|
|Nexon EV Prime XZ Plus LUX||17.30 lakh||312 km per charge|
|Nexon EV Prime XZ Plus Dark Edition||16.49 lakh||312 km per charge|
|Nexon EV Prime XZ Plus LUX Dark Edition||17.50 lakh||312 km per charge|
Tata Nexon EV Prime Specification
Specifications of the new Nexon EV Prime are the same as the standard Nexon EV in all aspects which are discussed briefly below.
Features of Tata Nexon EV Prime
As told earlier Nexon Prime EV is the upgraded version of the standard Nexon EV. So what is the new in Nexon Prime? Let’s talk about it.
Now, the Nexon Prime is equipped with
- Multi-Mode Regenerative Braking System with four levels (0 to 4)
- The Cruise Control feature has been added to it
- The Smartwatch Connectivity system has also been introduced with Nexon EV Prime
All other specifications and features are the same as the old Nexon EV. So, go for this EV with more features.
Special Note: Existing Nexon EV owners can access the new features, free of cost, through a software update (first of its kind) from Tata Motors starting from 25.07.2022.
Tata Nexon EV
The most renowned company in India and a leading global automobile manufacturing company, Tata Motors has launched some stunning electric cars to the market. Tata Nexon is one of the popular models though recently Tata has launched its upgraded version Tata Nexon EV Max.
Tata Nexon EV Price
Nexon EV has 5 variants and all are best in their respective segment. Among them, the Tata Nexon EV XM model only falls under 15 lakh category. The updated price of all variants are-
|Nexon EV XM||14.79 lakh||312 km per charge|
|Nexon EV XZ Plus||16.20 lakh||312 km per charge|
|Nexon EV XZ Plus LUX||17.20 lakh||312 km per charge|
|Nexon EV XZ Plus Dark Edition||16.49 lakh||312 km per charge|
|Nexon EV XZ Plus LUX Dark Edition||17.40 lakh||312 km per charge|
- Launched Date: 28th January 2020
- Battery Pack: 30.2 kWh lithium-ion battery
- Colors: Teal Blue, Moonlight Silver, Glacier White, and Black(Dark Edition)
- Seating Capacity: The Tata Nexon EV has a seating capacity of five(5) persons
Tata Nexon Features and Interior and Exterior Design
Tata Nexon electric car has some incredible features in this price segment like an electric sunroof, automatic climate control, driver seat with height adjustable, touchscreen infotainment display system, a cooled glove-box, mobile app connectivity, camera-based reverse park assist, etc.
In terms of design matter, Tata Nexon EV has LED DRLs, projector headlamps, tri-arrow LED tail lamps, diamond cut alloy wheels, electric blue accents, etc.
Tata Nexon EV Specifications
A Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor system and 129 PS power with 245 Nm torque make Nexon EV the most powerful electric car. It has two(2) drive modes viz Drive and Sports with a battery pack of 30.2 kWh high energy that takes only 60 minutes to charge 80 percent with a fast charger.
Tata Tigor EV
Another electric car from Tata Motors that comes in this segment under 15 lakh is Tata Tigor EV. Tata Motors is one of the largest OEMs that offer an extensive range of integrated, smart, and e-mobility solutions in India.
Tata Tigor EV Maximum Range
Tata Tigor electric sedan offers a battery pack of 26 kWh and a maximum range of 306 km as per ARAI certification.
Tata Tigor EV models
Tata has introduced this Tigor EV with four(4) variants such as XE, XM, XZ+, and XZ+ DT.
Tata Tigor EV Price
|Tigor EV XE||12.49 lakh||306 km per charge|
|Tigor EV XM||12.99 lakh||306 km per charge|
|Tigor EV XZ Plus||13.49 lakh||306 km per charge|
|Tigor EV XZ Plus Dual Tone||13.64 lakh||306 km per charge|
Tata Tigor EV Specifications
Tigor electric car comes with a Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor that has a power of 55 kW and 74.7 PS. It offers a battery pack of 26 kWh high energy density lithium-ion batteries that takes 65 minutes to charge 80 percent with a 25 kW DC charger. Overall its maximum driving range is 306 km per charge.
Features of Tata Tigor EV
In terms of features, it has tons of features and some of them are-
- Automatic AC feature
- The 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system
- Mobile connectivity for Android and Apple
- Hill ascent and descent assist
- Granite black seat covers
- Dual airbags
- Rear parking assists with the camera
Mahindra e-Verito EV
Mahindra is also a popular four(4) wheeler manufacturing company in India and is also a pure Indian company. The company launched its e-Verito electric car to the market.
Powered by the latest EV drivetrain from Mahindra Electric, this electric sedan offers a smooth and noiseless driving experience that comes under 15 lakh categories.
Mahindra e-Verito EV Variants
Mahindra e-Verito electric car comes in two types of variants as C model( C2, C4, and C6) and the D model(D2, D4, and D6). The C variant has a driving range of 110 km per charge and the D variant has a 140 km range per charge. Only the D6 variant will be discussed below.
Mahindra e-Verito EV Price
As told earlier D6 model will be covered only in this article. The latest price of D6 is Rs. 13.03 lakh (July 2022) which falls under the above said price segment.
Mahindra e-Verito EV Specifications
- Driving range of 140 km per charge (extra 8 km with Revive technology)
- Fast charging- up to 80 percent it takes 1 hour 30 minutes
- Regular charging- up to 100 percent it takes 11 hours 30 minutes
- Motor- 3 Phase AC Induction motor
- The battery pack of 18.55 kWh lithium-ion battery
- Top speed of 86 kmph
Mahindra e-Verito EV Features
Actually, this e-Verito electric car came to the market around 2016. So the features of this car have not been up to the mark though some features are good enough to buy this car. Let’s look into the important features-
- Zero Emission (doesn’t even have a tailpipe)
- Regenerative Braking
- Intelligent Energy Management System
- REVIVE Technology
- Home Charging facility with a 16 A plug point
- Boost mode is given for extra Power
At the End
The gist is that there are not so many electric cars available in the market under 15 lakh. But some new upcoming electric cars will be launched this year. So, you may wait a little more time or you can consider the above cars. In this segment, Tata is best in my opinion. Although every electric car needs to charge especially when you go for a long tour. You must know where the charging stations are situated and which charging stations are best.
Frequently Asked Questions
Where can I get the best loan for buying an electric car?
There are many public sector banks as well as private sector banks that offer loans for electric vehicles. You can read this article for more information.
Is the battery management system present in Mahindra e-Verito EV?
Yes, the company provides Energy Management systems and Battery Monitoring systems.
What is the maximum warranty period of the Tata Nexon electric car?
The battery pack motor warranty is 8 years or 1,60,000 km whichever is earlier and
The vehicle warranty is 3 years or 1,25,000 km whichever is earlier.
What is the maximum warranty period of the Mahindra e-Verito electric car?
The warranty of the battery is 3 years or 36,000 km whichever is earlier and
The warranty of the car is 2 years or 40,000 km whichever is earlier.
What is the maximum warranty period of the Tata Tigor electric car?
The battery pack warranty is 8 years or 1,60,000 km whichever is earlier and
The car warranty is 3 years or 1,25,000 km whichever is earlier.
What are the good things about the Tata Nexon electric car?
The good things about the Nexon EV are 1.Easy-to-drive 2.Attractive price 3.Peace of mind(8-year warranty) and 4. Low running cost.