Green and clean fuel has become a necessity in today’s time owing to the growing pollution. With this in mind, we bring for you the list of top 5 electric/hybrid cars in India.
Green and clean fuel has become a necessity in today’s time owing to the growing pollution. With this in mind, we bring for you the list of 5 best electric/hybrid cars in India.
Here’s the list; not in any particular order:
The Mahindra Reva e2o was one of the firsts among the best electric hybrid cars to be launched in India. The car uses a 48V lithium ion battery that is majorly maintenance free. It offers a power output of nearly 25bhp whereas the maximum torque produced by the car is around 53Nm. While it takes 5 hours to charge its battery completely, you can quick charge the Mahindra e2o battery in an hour’s time as well which will allow you to drive it around for 20kms. The maximum distance that the car can travel in one full charge is close to 120kms while the top speed it can achieve is around 80kmph. The price range for the Mahindra electric/hybrid car is from Rs. 5.96 lakh to Rs. 7.19 lakh (ex-showroom New Delhi).
|Price Ex-showroom, Delhi||Rs 5.96 lakh – Rs 7.19 lakh|
|Engine||48V lithium ion battery|
|Maximum Power||25bhp @ 3750rpm|
|Maximum Torque||53Nm @ 3400rpm|
One of the most loved hybrid cars in the world is the Toyota Prius. It was launched in India in the year 2012 in the electric/hybrid car segment and quickly made its way to the list of the best electric hybrid electric cars in India. This hybrid car is powered with a 1.8-litre 4 cylinder twin cam petrol engine that uses the sealed Ni-MH (Nickel Metal Hydride) battery. The car can deliver 97bhp whereas the maximum torque produced by it is around 142Nm. It uses the electrically controlled continuously variable transmission and is priced at Rs. 38.1 lakh for its Z5 variant and at Rs. 39.8 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) for the Z6 variant.
|Price Ex-showroom, Delhi||Rs 38.1 lakh – Rs 39.8 lakh|
|Engine||1.8-litre 4 cylinder twin cam petrol|
|Maximum Power||97bhp @ 5200rpm|
|Maximum Torque||142Nm @ 4000rpm|