Auto Expo 2020: Mahindra eKUV100 Launched At Rs 8.25 Lakh - India’s Most Affordable Electric Vehicle

Mahindra eKUV100 launched at Auto Expo 2020. Mahindra has launched what is currently the most affordable electric car in the Indian market, the eKUV100. The new Mahindra eKUV100 is offered with a starting price of Rs 8.25 lakh, ex-showroom (Delhi).

Auto Expo 2020: Mahindra eKUV100 Launched At Rs 8.25 Lakh - Specs, Features, Range & Availability

The eKUV100 was first showcased at the previous 2018 Auto Expo. Over the past two years, Mahindra is said to have worked hard on the development of the battery packs, making it more suitable for Indian conditions.

Auto Expo 2020: Mahindra eKUV100 Launched At Rs 8.25 Lakh - Specs, Features, Range & Availability

Getting the technical specifications out of the way, the Mahindra eKUV100 is powered by a 40kW electric motor producing 53bhp and 120Nm of peak torque. The electric motor is paired with a 15.9kWh lithium-ion battery pack offering a maximum range of 120km on a single charge.

Mahindra will be offering the eKUV100 with both standard and fast-charging technology, while also being compatible with a wall socket as well.

Auto Expo 2020: Mahindra eKUV100 Launched At Rs 8.25 Lakh - Specs, Features, Range & Availability

Now coming to the design, the eKUV100 is almost identical to the standard ICE-powered model. However, being an electric vehicle, Mahindra has included a revised front grille, while also updating the headlamps and taillights on the mini-SUV.

Auto Expo 2020: Mahindra eKUV100 Launched At Rs 8.25 Lakh - Specs, Features, Range & Availability

Inside the Mahindra eKUV100, the cabin will also remain almost identical. However, the eKUV100 could come with a larger infotainment system, compatible with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto and a digital instrument cluster as well.

Auto Expo 2020: Mahindra eKUV100 Launched At Rs 8.25 Lakh - Specs, Features, Range & Availability

Thoughts On The Mahindra eKUV100 Launched At The Auto Expo 2020

The Mahindra eKUV100 is currently the most affordable EV available in the Indian market. The eKUV100 doesn't have any direct rivals in its segment, although it will go up against the likes of the upcoming Maruti WagonR electric once introduced.

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Article Published On: Wednesday, February 5, 2020, 18:56 [IST]
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