8 Popular ICE Cars Get EV Makeovers in 2024-2025

The electric revolution is rapidly gaining momentum in India, and established carmakers are taking notice. Instead of starting from scratch, many choose to electrify their popular gasoline-powered models, catering to familiar designs while offering the benefits of zero emissions. This approach promises a smoother transition for consumers and fuels the EV market with exciting new options. Let’s take a look at the 8 upcoming ICE cars that will get EV makeovers in the coming two years.

1. Tata Harrier EV: Rs. 25 Lakh

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Tata, a pioneer in the Indian EV space, is electrifying its flagship Harrier SUV. Borrowing technology from the Nexon EV, the Harrier EV promises a 500 km range and a plethora of features, including a panoramic sunroof and ventilated seats, ensuring a luxurious electric driving experience.

2. Hyundai Creta EV: Rs. 30-35 Lakh

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The highly anticipated Creta EV promises to electrify the compact SUV segment with a punchy 150 bhp motor and a potential 400-450 km range. Packed with features like a touchscreen infotainment system, digital instrument cluster, and ADAS, it aims to be a comprehensive package for modern drivers.

3. Renault Kwid EV: Rs. 10 Lakh

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The Kwid EV, already launched in Europe, is set to democratize electric mobility in India with its affordable price tag. A 26.8 kWh battery and a 295 km range make it perfect for city commutes, while features like a touchscreen infotainment system and a digital instrument cluster add a touch of modernity.

4. Tata Altroz EV: Rs. 15 Lakh

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Tata’s premium hatchback, the Altroz, is getting an electric upgrade with two battery options (30 kWh and 40.5 kWh) offering 325 km and 465 km ranges, respectively. A feature-rich cabin with a 12.3-inch touchscreen, sunroof, and wireless charging makes it a compelling choice for urban dwellers.

5. Tata Safari EV: Rs. 30 Lakh

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The 7-seater sibling of the Harrier, the Safari, will also get an electric avatar. Expect similar specifications to the Harrier EV, with a spacious and comfortable cabin catering to larger families seeking an eco-friendly adventure.

6. Hyundai Exter Ee: Rs. 10 Lakh

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Hyundai’s answer to the Kwid EV, the Exter, boasts a slightly larger 40 kWh battery and a 300-350 km range. Features like connected car technology, a sunroof, and a 360-degree camera cater to tech-savvy buyers seeking a stylish and practical electric runabout.

7. Mahindra XUV300 EV: Rs. 17 Lakh

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Mahindra’s popular compact SUV receives an electric makeover with two battery options (34.5 kWh and 39.5 kWh) offering ranges of 375 km and 456 km, respectively. Connected car tech, a panoramic sunroof, and ADAS features to solidify its position as a feature-packed and practical electric option.

8. Honda Elevate EV: Rs. 20 Lakh

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While not confirmed for immediate launch, this futuristic mid-sized SUV concept has sparked widespread interest. While details are scarce, rumours suggest a 350-400 km range and features like wireless charging and ADAS technology, making it a potential game-changer.

Also read: Hyundai To Launch 3 Brand New SUVs In 2024 In India – Details

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