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Top EVs under 15 lakhs Paving the Road to a Greener Planet This Environment Day in India

In celebration of Environment Day, rising awareness about environmental sustainability is driving more eco-conscious audiences to seek greener transportation alternatives. This shift in customer preferences has led to a noticeable increase in the availability of affordable electric vehicles (EVs) designed specifically for city driving. To mark this significant day, here’s a handpicked selection of five great EVs that are perfect for manoeuvring through the busy streets of Indian cities, all priced below 15 lakhs.

MG Comet:

The MG Comet, available at the starting price of Rs 6.99 lakhs offers a certified range of up to 230 kms* in a single charge. MG Comet EV has 5 variants — Executive, Excite, Excite FC, Exclusive and Exclusive FC specially designed for urban driving. Comet EV’s practical and smart design is ‘Big Inside and Compact Outside’, it is easy to drive, manoeuvre, and park in congested areas, making it a perfect city car. Moreover, it also features a futuristic aesthetic and an array of tech features like Wireless Android and Apple CarPlay compatibility. Based on the versatile GSEV (Global Smart Electric Vehicle) Pure Electric platform, Comet boasts a sleek and roomy design with natural agility attributed to 55+ i-SMART tech features. These features facilitate effortless and hassle-free urban travel, offering smooth manoeuvrability even amidst congested city streets.

Tata Tiago EV:

The Tata Tiago, with its prices starting at Rs 7.99 lakhs, has the range up to 315kms and has been a popular choice in the Indian car market, and now it comes in an electric avatar! The Tata Tiago EV is a compact and stylish hatchback with a practical design with front grille, plush leatherette upholstery, etc. and additionally goes from 0 to 60 km/hr within just 5.7 secs. With its zippy performance, you can easily navigate through city traffic to reach your favourite destinations.

Tata Punch EV:

For the multi-hyphenated in all of us, there’s nothing alike Tata Punch EV available at the starting price of Rs 10.99 Lakhs. Tata Punch EV has the range up to 421 kms in a single charge. The Tata Punch comes with voice assisted electric sunroof and mood lights that seamlessly match with the rhythm of your favourite track along with many other aesthetic features. It also has multiple colour options and different driving modes – eco, city and sport – to meet sustainability needs without compromising on quality.

Citroen eC3:

The Citroen eC3 with a starting price of Rs 12.69 lakhs has a range of up to 320 kms in a single charge. It combines the iconic style of Citroen with the advantages of an electric drivetrain. It has a battery capacity of 29.2KW and is ideal for those who want a stylish and comfortable ride. Its impressive range and quick-charging capability i.e. it can charge from 10% to 80% in just 57 minutes, will keep you going all day long.

As the Indian automotive market embraces electric mobility, these five affordable electric vehicles present enticing options for city dwellers seeking eco-friendly and cost-effective transportation solutions. With their impressive range, features, and competitive pricing, they make a compelling case for those transitioning towards sustainable urban mobility.