Are you interested in buying an electric car? Then wait, this blog is for you.
Now the time has come to say goodbye to gas after the announcement of electric vehicles; people are finding electric cars as the future of car generation. Tesla is representing the future expectation of transportation. The international government has announced its plan to ban the use of fossil fuels. Electric cars or vehicles have more advantages than fossil fuels. Although an electric vehicle can only cover up to 200 miles on a single car that is less than fossil fuels along with this, it is still more than enough for a person’s needs.
Right now the condition of buying an electric vehicle is not considered as an excellent option because there are around 70,000 petrol pumps available in India where electric charge stations are just around 3,000: clearly a huge gap. According to the survey, general motors are planning to sell only electric cars by 2035. The complete knowledge of electric vehicles is yet to come. People are still confused about the pricing, maintenance, and charging system of electric cars.
Advice should consider before buying an electric car:
Electric vehicles are the future of transportation; due to the rising price of petrol in India, it is becoming a major reason people are considering knowing more about electric cars.
Following are the points that should be considered:
- Range: If you are a travel lover and want a vehicle that you can take to drive across cities, then considering electric cars is not a good option for you. Electric cars run on their battery life; it can only take as far as their battery life allows. On the other hand, in a conventional vehicle, you can fill up the petrol tank whenever you need. Different vehicles range differently when it comes to battery life. An electric car is good to cover as a daily commute vehicle or regular highway hauler.
- Price: The price range of electric cars is a bit high due to their battery system. A Nexon from tata motors starts around ₹13.99 lakh. As per the survey in the point of its price range, many manufacturers are trying to replace cobalt with nickel to minimize the overall cost of an electric vehicle. Although the thing is going to take time to see the overall results.
- Maintenance: Maintenance of electric equipment is tricky and high similar to electric cars. The battery part of electric cars is a bit expensive and also high costs for its maintenance. The overall objective of having an electric car fails if the battery of the car is damaged. If you want a longer life for your electric car, then maintaining it properly is what it needs. Repairing and replacing every part of an electric vehicle is not a cheap thing to do.
- Tax benefits: As per section 80EEB of ITA, individuals are avail of tax deductions for interest payments up to ₹1,50,000 on auto loans. This tax benefit will give great benefits and be considered as incentives from the government to make the environment friendly with Electric cars.
Top 5 electric cars in India:
- Tata Tigor EV: Drive 213km on a single charge.
- MG ZS EV: Drive 419km on a single charge.
- Tata Nexon EV: Drive 312km on a single charge.
- Mercedes-Benz EQC: Give a range of upto 414km.
- Hyundai Kona electric: Drive upto 452km on one charge.