Electric Car Sales In India In April 2021: Tata Nexon EV Continues To Top The Sales Chart

The electric vehicles car sales report for the month of April 2021. The Tata Nexon EV continues to top the sales chart for electric four-wheelers in the last month. However, the overall sales of electric cars have taken a dip in April 2021.

Electric Car Sales In India In April 2021: Tata Nexon EV Continues To Top The Sales Chart

In wake of the second wave of Covid-19 virus spread in the country, most automakers have announced a temporary halt on the production of vehicles to safeguard their workforce. This includes showrooms and workshops as well. Unlike the workshop, the automotive sales continue albeit digitally.

Electric Car Sales In India In April 2021: Tata Nexon EV Continues To Top The Sales Chart

According to the report from Autopunditz, the Tata Nexon EV has registered a total of 525 units last month. In comparison, the electric SUV registered a total of 632 units in the month of March 2021. This is an MoM (Month-on-Month) sales degrowth of nearly 17 per cent.

Electric Car Sales In India In April 2021: Tata Nexon EV Continues To Top The Sales Chart

Finishing in second place in the sales chart is the MG ZS EV. The electric SUV from the Britsh-based automaker has registered 156 units in April 2021. This is nearly half of what the ZS EV achieved in March this year.

Electric Car Sales In India In April 2021: Tata Nexon EV Continues To Top The Sales Chart

Completing the podium places in the electric car sales in India in April 2021 is the Tata Tigor EV compact-sedan. A total of 56 electric compact-sedan units were sold last month. In comparison, the Tigor EV registered a total of 73 units in March this year. It translates to an MoM sales decrease of over 7 per cent.

Electric Car Sales In India In April 2021: Tata Nexon EV Continues To Top The Sales Chart
Rank Model Apr-21 Mar-21 M-o-M (%)
1 Tata Nexon EV 525 632 -16.9
2 MG ZS EV 156 303 -48.5
3 Tata Tigor EV 53 73 -23.3
4 Hyundai Kona EV 12 11 9.1

Finishing in the fourth and final spot on the sales chart is the Hyundai Kona EV. Despite a Rs 1.5 lakh discount in the last month, the electric crossover has managed to attract only 12 buyers in the country in April 2021. However, this is 1 unit more than the Kona EV sales from March 2021, which stood at 11 units.

Electric Car Sales In India In April 2021: Tata Nexon EV Continues To Top The Sales Chart

A total of 749 electric passenger four-wheelers were sold in the country in April 2021. This is 26.5 per cent less than the sales from March this year. The Nexon EV continues its dominance in the segment with over 70 per cent market share in the country.

Electric Car Sales In India In April 2021: Tata Nexon EV Continues To Top The Sales Chart

Soon the electric four-wheeler segment will be getting a host of new cars in the Indian market. This includes the new affordable four-wheeler from the ride-haling platform Ola Electric. Also, the most anticipated models that are expected to arrive later this year is the Mahindra eKUV100 and the Maruti Suzuki WagonR EV, which was spotted recently.

Electric Car Sales In India In April 2021: Tata Nexon EV Continues To Top The Sales Chart

Thoughts About The Electric Car Sales In India In April 2021

The Tata Nexon EV continues to be the popular choice for Indian motorists switching to electric vehicles. The demand for electric vehicles is rapidly growing in the country. However, the electric passenger four-wheeler segment is still at a nascent stage with very few models on offer. This is about to be changed as many automakers looking to enter the segment in the near future.

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Article Published On: Thursday, May 20, 2021, 15:28 [IST]
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