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Top Selling Electric Car Brands in India (April 2022)

Top Selling Electric Car Brands in India (April 2022)

In April 2022, Indians bought a total of 2,150 electric cars, which was a year-over-year gain of 260 percent compared to the same period last year. In April 2021, only 597 electric cars were sold in the Indian car market. In terms of month-over-month sales, the number fell by 40.67 percent compared to the 3,624 units sold in March 2022.

Best-selling car brands in India (April 2022)

rank

cara maker

April 22nd

Apr-21

Growth (%) YoY

1

Tata Motors

1,802

429

320.05

2

MG

245

148

65.54

3

Hyundai

23

10

130.00

4

BYD

21

0

5

BMW

17

0

6

Mahindra

13

4

225.00

7

Mercedes-Benz

10

4

150.00

8

Audi

8

0

9

Porsche

4

0

10

Jaguar

3

1

200.00

11

others

4

1

300.00

Best-selling car brands in India (April 2022)

rank

Mechanic

April 22nd

March 22nd

Growth (%) MoM

1

Tata Motors

1,802

3.435

-47.54

2

MG

245

95

157.89

3

Hyundai

23

18

27.78

4

BYD

21

18

16.67

5

BMW

17

9

88.89

6

Mahindra

13

18

-27.78

7

Mercedes-Benz

10

6

66.67

8

Audi

8

16

-50.00

9

Porsche

4

3

33.33

10

Jaguar

3

1

200.00

11

others

4

5

-20:00

Best-selling car brands in India (April 2022)

1) Tata Motors – 1,802 units

In April 2022, Tata Motors, the nation’s largest EV carmaker, sold a total of 1,802 Nexon and Tigor EVs. This was an increase of 320.05 percent (1,373 units) from the same period last year, when only 429 EVs were sold.

However, month-over-month sales fell 47.54 percent (1,633 units) from March 2022, when the automaker sold 3,435 EVs.

Best-selling car brands in India (April 2022)

2) MG-245 units

The Chinese owner, British brand MG, is offering the ZS electric SUV as its sole offering for the Indian market. MG recently updated the ZS EV and the automaker sold 245 units of the electric SUV by April 2022. MG EV sales grew 65.54 percent (97 units) year-on-year compared to the fourth month of 2021, when only 148 units were sold.
MG’s MoM sales also rose significantly by 157.89 percent (150 units) compared to March 2022, when it sold just 98 ZS EVs.

Best-selling car brands in India (April 2022)

3) Hyundai – 23 units

Hyundai currently only has one all-electric offering for the Indian market in the form of the Kona EV. The Korean automaker will soon launch its flagship Ioniq 5 electric crossover in the Indian market. Hyundai sold just 23 units of the Kona in April 2022, an increase of 130 percent (13 units) compared to April 2021. In terms of MoM growth, Hyundai’s electric vehicle sales in India increased by 27.78 percent (5 units) compared to March 2022 when it sold 18 units of the Kona.

Best-selling car brands in India (April 2022)

4) BYD – 21 units

The Chinese company BYD, which recently arrived in the country and sells only to B2B customers, shipped 21 units of its electric MPV-e6 in April 2022.4) BYD – 21 unitsy 16.67 percent (3 units) compared to March 2022, when it sold 18 e6 electric MPVs.

Best-selling car brands in India (April 2022)

5) BMW – 17 units

German luxury car maker BMW was the best-selling luxury EV brand in the country in April 2022, selling 17 units of its recently launched iX electric SUV in the Indian market. BMW’s MoM sales rose 88.89 percent (8 units) compared to March 2022, when it sold just 9 EVs in India. The Bavarian automaker will launch the all-electric i4 sedan in India later this month

Best-selling car brands in India (April 2022)

6) Mahindra – 13 units

Indian automaker Mahindra, which was an early proponent of electric cars in India, currently only sells the eVerito electric sedan in India. The company is in the process of revamping its electric lineup with three new EVs due to arrive in July.

Mahindra’s YoY sales increased 225 percent (9 units) compared to April 2022, when only 9 eVeritos were sold. Monthly sales, however, fell 27.78 percent (5 units) compared to March, when 18 units of the eVerito left Mahindra showrooms.

Best-selling car brands in India (April 2022)

7) Mercedes-Benz – 10 units

The German luxury car maker is the last carmaker on this list to hit double digits with 10 units of the EQC electric SUV. MoM sales of the EQC grew 66.67 percent (4 units) compared to March 2022, when Mercedes sold 6 units of the electric SUV.

Best-selling car brands in India (April 2022)

8) Audi – 8 units

German luxury carmaker Audi, which sells the e-tron SUV and e-tron GT sedan, sold just 8 EVs in April 2022. This was a 50 percent drop (8 units) in terms of month-over-month sales compared to March when it sold 16 EVs.

Best-selling car brands in India (April 2022)

9) Porsche – 4 pieces

The German sports car manufacturer Porsche sold 4 copies of the Taycan four-door electric sedan. This was a 33.33 percent decrease (1 unit) compared to March 2022, when 3 units were sold.

Best-selling car brands in India (April 2022)

10) Jaguar – 3 pieces

British luxury carmaker Jaguar, owned by Tata, sold three copies of the i-Pace SUV in April. This was both year-on-year and monthly sales growth of 200 percent (2 units) compared to April 2021 and March 2021 respectively, when Jaguar sold just one unit each.

Other electric car manufacturers collectively sold a total of 4 units of electric cars in the month of April 2022, bringing the total number of units sold to 2,150 units.

Best-selling car brands in India (April 2022)

Thoughts on selling electric cars (April 2022)

The EV car market is still in its early stages and has great potential for further growth. Tata Motors continues to dominate the segment with a market share of over 83 percent and as it continues to expand its own range, other automakers are slowly but surely getting their own EVs ready for the Indian car market. With a switch to electric power for our future confirmed, the Indian electric car market has only one way to go: up.

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