Tata Nexon EV has grabbed the top spot among the Indian electric cars in the first half of the current financial year. The electric SUV has sold 1,151 units in the first six months (April-September) of the current financial year, despite the historic zero-sales April 2020.
The Nexon EV has registered 61.40% market share among the electric cars sold in the Indian market. The other models in the segment include Tata Tigor EV, MG e-ZS, Hyundai Kona EV and Mahindra e-Verito.
Tata Nexon EV was the only electric car to register over 1,000 units in the current financial year. Tata Nexon EV sold 78, 188, 286, 296 and 303 units respectively in May, June, July, August and September 2020. The electric SUV was the only model to register sequential growth among the electric cars available in the Indian market.
The Nexon EV is powered by permanent magnet synchronous motor clubbed with a 30.2 kWh high-energy-density Lithium-ion battery pack. The electric powertrain churns out 129 PS of peak power and 245 Nm of torque output.
Tata Nexon EV comes with multi-drive modes, which are Drive and Sports. The Nexon EV is capable of accelerating 0-100 kmph in 9.9 seconds. The electric SUV offers 312 km range on a single charge, as per MIDC cycle.
Tata Motors has introduced a special subscription scheme in September 2020, with tenure ranging between 12 months to 36 months. Available in 5 different cities; Delhi-NCR, Mumbai, Pune, Hyderabad and Bengaluru, the Nexon EV subscription scheme starts from Rs 34,900.
Besides Tata Nexon EV, Tata Motors also sells the Tigor EV, electric variant of the compact sedan Tigor. The automaker also showcased he Tiago EV, but it is not available for the mass market.