May 23, 2024

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Powering Through Long Drives: Top 3 Long-Range Electric Cars in India (2024)

The Indian electric vehicle market is rapidly evolving, with new models boasting impressive range figures. Gone are the days of range anxiety for everyday commutes. If you’re looking to conquer longer distances on a single charge, here are the Top 3 long-range electric cars to consider in India for 2024:

1.Mercedes-Benz EQS

 


The Mercedes-Benz EQS is a luxurious electric sedan offering a blend of cutting-edge technology, long  range, and top-notch comfort. Here’s a breakdown of its key specifications and estimated pricing in India:

Specifications:

  • Variants: Available in two trims – EQS 580 4Matic and AMG EQS 53 4Matic+
  • Battery: 107.8 kWh lithium-ion battery pack
  • Range (WLTP claimed):

EQS 580 4Matic: Up to 857 km
AMG EQS 53 4Matic+: Up to 586 km (up to 761 km with Dynamic Plus pack)

  • Power:
    * EQS 580 4Matic: 523 PS electric motor with 855 Nm torque
    * AMG EQS 53 4Matic+: Dual electric motor setup producing
    * 658 PS and 950 Nm torque (standard)
    * 761 PS and 1020 Nm torque (with Dynamic Plus pack)
  • Acceleration (0-100 kmph):
    * EQS 580 4Matic: Around 4.3 seconds
    * AMG EQS 53 4Matic+: 3.4 seconds (with Dynamic Plus pack)
  • Top Speed: Limited to 210 kmph
  • Seating Capacity: 5 passengers
  • Boot Space: 610 liters
  • Safety Features: 9 airbags, ABS, EBD, traction control, and a suite of driver-assistance features

Pricing (Ex-showroom India):

The Mercedes-Benz EQS price starts from around ₹ 1.62 crore and can go up to ₹ 2.45 crore depending on the variant and options chosen.

If you’re looking for a long-range, luxurious electric sedan with all the bells and whistles, the Mercedes-Benz EQS is definitely a strong contender. But be prepared for the hefty price tag!

2.Kia EV6

 


The Kia EV6 is a feature-rich crossover offering a stylish design, impressive performance, and a decent claimed range. Here’s a closer look at its specs and estimated pricing in India:

Specifications:

  • Variants: Available in two trims – GT-Line RWD and GT-Line AWD
  • Battery: 77.4 kWh lithium-ion battery pack
  • Range (ARAI claimed):
    * GT-Line RWD: Up to 708 km
    * GT-Line AWD: Up to 505 km
  • Power:
    * GT-Line RWD: Single electric motor producing 229 PS and 350 Nm torque
    * GT-Line AWD: Dual electric motor setup producing 325 PS and 605 Nm torque
  • Acceleration (0-100 kmph):
    * GT-Line RWD: Around 8.5 seconds
    * GT-Line AWD: Around 5.2 seconds
  • Top Speed: Limited to 190 kmph (RWD) or 250 kmph (AWD)
  • Seating Capacity: 5 passengers
  • Boot Space: 430 liters (expandable to 1425 liters with rear seats folded)
  • Safety Features: 8 airbags, ABS, EBD, traction control, and a range of driver-assistance features

Pricing (Ex-showroom India):

The Kia EV6 price starts from ₹ 60.95 lakh for the GT-Line RWD variant and goes up to ₹ 65.95 lakh for the GT-Line AWD variant.
If you’re looking for a stylish and practical electric crossover with a good balance of range, performance, and features, the Kia EV6 is a compelling option. It offers a lot of car for the price compared to some other long-range electric vehicles in India.

3.Hyundai IONIQ 5

The Hyundai IONIQ 5 is a feature-packed electric crossover offering a spacious interior, futuristic design, and a decent claimed range. Here’s a breakdown of its key specs and pricing in India:

Specifications:

  • Variant: Currently offered in a single, fully-loaded variant – Long Range RWD
  • Battery: 72.6 kWh lithium-ion battery pack with liquid cooling and heating system
  • Range (ARAI claimed): Up to 631 km
  • Power: Rear-wheel drive (RWD) with a permanent magnet synchronous motor (PMSM) producing 160 kW (217 PS) and 350 Nm torque
  • Acceleration (0-100 kmph): Around 7.5 seconds
  • Top Speed: Electronically limited speed
  • Seating Capacity: 5 passengers
  • Boot Space: 531 liters (expandable to 1591 liters with rear seats folded)
  • Safety Features: 6 airbags, ABS, EBD, traction control, and a suite of driver-assistance features like lane departure warning, automatic emergency braking, and blind-spot collision warning.

Pricing (Ex-showroom India):

  • The Hyundai IONIQ 5 has a starting price of ₹ 46.05 lakh (single variant).
    Hyundai IONIQ 5 presents itself as a good value option in the long-range electric car segment in India. It offers a good balance of features, performance, range, and space at a competitive price point.

Important Note:

  • Prices mentioned are estimates and can vary depending on dealership and taxes.
  • Real-world range may differ based on driving conditions and usage patterns.

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