Tata Nexon EV vs MG ZS EV vs Hyundai Kona Electric - Leading the charge | Comparison | Autocar India

The future might be electric but at the moment the Tata Nexon EV, MG ZS EV and Hyundai Kona Electric are your most realistic electric car options. Nikhil Bhatia brings the trio together and tells you how well they fit into everyday life and which one makes the most sense.

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  • D.P.x
    D.P.x18 घंटे पहले

    MG ZS EV

  • R Varghese
    R Vargheseदिन पहले

    Mg ZS EV my pick the update makes even more sense....... Look nice even and space is not a concern at the rear...... 👍

  • Amuzic Earth
    Amuzic Earth2 दिन पहले

    10:35 the primary reason why EVs give more ranges in city is because of aerodynamics. The drag increases at square rate that to the speed. The regeneration has some role to add a little range, but it's minimal and not how you think. The regeneration is a lossy process, meaning you get only 10-15% of the energy back during braking to the battery of what you had spent to bring the vehicle up to the speed at first place, so no way it would add to the range, but it saves the battery drain, because battery drains faster on constant power draw, so in a start-stop traffic, the battery drains less.

  • Prathap D
    Prathap D3 दिन पहले

    Nexon ❤️❤️❤️

  • amit parashar
    amit parashar3 दिन पहले

    Anyday.. Nexon..!!!!

  • Adarsh Jadhav
    Adarsh Jadhav3 दिन पहले

    No need to watch vedio I decided here 1:11 😂

  • Sukhraj Singh
    Sukhraj Singh3 दिन पहले

    When we will start getting ev under 10lakh Then the market will gonna boom

  • Havoc_c8 ,
    Havoc_c8 ,4 दिन पहले

    Kona is undoubtably waste of money 💰 😂 tata and mg is only good option to buy.

  • Mettar Kv
    Mettar Kv4 दिन पहले

    Nexon Ev💞💓💓

  • Shrinath Jamdade
    Shrinath Jamdade4 दिन पहले

    Tata nexon EV ❤😍

  • shreyash namdeo
    shreyash namdeo5 दिन पहले


  • django1123
    django11235 दिन पहले

    10:14 This image just shows how flawed our lovely Indian Government ARAI rating system is.

  • William b
    William b6 दिन पहले

    Nexon is the safest, best value and very comfortable and that's what matters.

  • faiz
    faiz7 दिन पहले

    Government should do more efforts to cut down cost of EV vehicles...they are extremely costly.

  • Arushi Agarwal
    Arushi Agarwal9 दिन पहले

    Kona is nowhere near the claim range

  • Arushi Agarwal
    Arushi Agarwal9 दिन पहले

    Mid variant of Mg zs ev is best choice

  • Arushi Agarwal
    Arushi Agarwal9 दिन पहले

    Mg zs ev is surely best among the following

  • Martin Isaksson
    Martin Isaksson9 दिन पहले

    Im from Sweden and bought a MG ZS EV. But if i could i would buy nexon. But they dont sell Them in Europe.

  • Chandrasekar Rangasamy
    Chandrasekar Rangasamy10 दिन पहले

    Great review and the conclusion of the review considering current infrastructure was an eye opener. Nexon is the best choice with solid build quality.

  • _chaos_ fre4k
    _chaos_ fre4k10 दिन पहले

    As the charging infrastructure gets better and more people adopt the EVs, that Nexon becomes more and more compelling

  • antopaul fernandez
    antopaul fernandez10 दिन पहले

    A new Tata Nexon ev with a 2nd hand xuv (for those who need it for long drives) is a good choice.

  • antopaul fernandez
    antopaul fernandez10 दिन पहले

    TATA and MG are the more suitable EVs, but when compared with price, features and range Hyundai is a bad choice.

  • Sudarshan S Nidhi
    Sudarshan S Nidhi11 दिन पहले

    The conclusion makes a ton of sense. EVs are unfortunately city-bound in India at least for the foreseeable future, but the Nexon EV is very very high on our consideration list :)

  • Johny English
    Johny English11 दिन पहले

    Just leaving the fact that MG is not Indian but we must agree its the best of the three

  • raja Rajbhar
    raja Rajbhar12 दिन पहले

    Nexon ev

  • Reyaj ali sha
    Reyaj ali sha12 दिन पहले

    Nexon is beautiful ❤️❤️🇮🇳

  • Shamnas Rufaidh
    Shamnas Rufaidh13 दिन पहले

    Hyundai kona is best

  • Jai K
    Jai K13 दिन पहले

    good review ; TATA nexon is way ahead ....

  • Viswa Sundar
    Viswa Sundar13 दिन पहले

    Hyundai Kona

  • Onlyfor Ad
    Onlyfor Ad13 दिन पहले

    I love MG 😍😍 but the price is high

  • John gulbarga
    John gulbarga13 दिन पहले

    Tata is my choice

  • Rajesh Kishanpuriya
    Rajesh Kishanpuriya14 दिन पहले

    This is the most comprehensive EV comparison so far. thanks Autocar. I am happy with my white Nexon EV and is eye turner in Kolkata

  • nooruddin shaikh
    nooruddin shaikh14 दिन पहले

    Tata 👌👌👌👌🇮🇳🇮🇳🇮🇳🇮🇳🇮🇳👌👌💚

  • Dima Gurevich
    Dima Gurevich14 दिन पहले

    I own the MG ZS in Israel for 2 months now. Range is really adequate for such a small country. I haven't really gone over 250km between charges, and the times I reached that figure, 50km were left on the range meter, with the first battery warning so the real world range is correct. I only charged it at home on 7.3kw AC charger. it takes about 5.5 hours at most from 20% to full, then a few more hours to equalize the batteries. I switched from a 2009 Lexus RX450h and I must say I'm quite surprised at the quality and comfort. The biggest gripe I have so far is the lack of UV reflective coating on the windows. The sun is harsh and it feels like an oven in the car, even with AC on full. If you plan on buying one, UV tint is a must. I wish Tata would sell the Nexon here, but unfortunately without active safety systems it won't pass government certification. Hyundai don't really sell the Kona yet either.

  • N S A N
    N S A N15 दिन पहले


  • Sharad Vashisht
    Sharad Vashisht15 दिन पहले

    Nexon, Nexon, Nexon.

  • N K
    N K15 दिन पहले

    TATA be like, hold my ziptron!

  • Ameya Ranade
    Ameya Ranade15 दिन पहले

    very good review, covered most questions / aspects about EVs

  • Ramayan by Jeetu tiwari
    Ramayan by Jeetu tiwari15 दिन पहले


  • dalbir singh
    dalbir singh16 दिन पहले

    Best design ever by tata. Nexon looks real good.

  • friend good
    friend good16 दिन पहले


  • Mangukiya Balkrushna
    Mangukiya Balkrushna16 दिन पहले

    Instead of EV car I will go for petrol car ..... Cost of these car is to high...... With these facilities

  • capital254
    capital25416 दिन पहले

    No Doubt Go for Tata Nexon EV... I am a happy user

  • Abhishek Deshmukh
    Abhishek Deshmukh16 दिन पहले

    Nexon EV is clear 🙌

  • satyabrata satapathy
    satyabrata satapathy16 दिन पहले

    I will buy EV when it will get a USB-C charging port 😌

  • kaihtheloner
    kaihtheloner16 दिन पहले

    There’s one more electric that’s on the way which I am interested in. The Toyota Wagon-R (Electric).Though obviously, it might not have the same name as Wagon-R when launched under the Toyota name. Probably under 10 Lakh for the Wagon-R electric. It doesn’t need much range since it can be a good city car saving lots of money in city runs which drains a lot of fuel.

  • az zzy
    az zzy16 दिन पहले

    Thats the cheaper version of Kona. 64Kw battery version is far better. But the import taxes in India tho. India needs to slack taxes on EV.

  • Lucky Mason
    Lucky Mason16 दिन पहले

    From looking beautiful to performing well, it seems Nexon is the best choice of the three vehicles. Thanks for the thorough review

  • Bablu Escobar
    Bablu Escobar16 दिन पहले

    if they manage 200km range in between 10lakh to 15lakh price range (on road) , people might consider more about them . Only problem is electric stations now 😁 .

  • tech vehicles activities
    tech vehicles activities16 दिन पहले

    nexon win

  • Rahul P Chowdhury
    Rahul P Chowdhury16 दिन पहले

    Electric is still way to go tesla Prius all not that successful overseas.I would stick to fuel ev, s resale also dud

  • Thomas A
    Thomas A16 दिन पहले

    I wonder when kona says 452KM ARAI ,how come only 236KM in reality on highways ..🧐

  • Rohan Kader
    Rohan Kader16 दिन पहले

    If TATA Nexon provides 39.2 kWh or 44.5kWh battery pack, Tata Nexon will beats all impoter EV cars like Hyundai and MG ZS EV. Tata is the Best... I will go for Tata Nexon EV

  • Happy Singh
    Happy Singh16 दिन पहले

    Tata Nexon ev Tata is love ❤

  • Abdhul Kalam
    Abdhul Kalam16 दिन पहले

    Nexion is winner

    CHETAN MALI16 दिन पहले

    Tata nexon ev is most affordable and good at comfort.

  • Logical Indian
    Logical Indian16 दिन पहले

    Sales figures say it all Kona and MG are no way near Nexon EV sales nos. Comparing a 16 lac vehicle with 25+ lac vehicle is wrong but as there are not many EV's in market the reviewer had no option.

  • Vinoth Kumar
    Vinoth Kumar16 दिन पहले

    Top speed

  • itzR
    itzR17 दिन पहले

    I don't like electric cars as i can easily get anxiety of discharge

  • Siddharth Singh
    Siddharth Singh17 दिन पहले

    Nexon ev goes 216 kms with a.c on it means in normal weather it will easily cross 250 to 260 kms not bad at all. Best❤️

  • Anil Gautam
    Anil Gautam17 दिन पहले

    i wish TATA does R & D.... will beat koreans and chineses... well done TATA ! we are proud of you ! if not Government... India needs EVs badly to lower its VERY HIGH DECIBELS in cities.

  • Rogue Samurai
    Rogue Samurai17 दिन पहले

    Nexon is just great & affordable in every varient, PETROL , DIESEL , & ELECTRIC.

  • Govind Yadav
    Govind Yadav17 दिन पहले

    Nexon is smallest among three but comfort level and seat cushioning is amazing according to price point

  • Mohammad Anas
    Mohammad Anas17 दिन पहले

    Tata Nexon ev ❤️

  • Pratap Mehendale
    Pratap Mehendale17 दिन पहले

    When can we expect altroz ev? I am interested in ev city car.

  • Throlikonda Khasimbi
    Throlikonda Khasimbi17 दिन पहले

    Nissan leaf

  • ashish suthar
    ashish suthar17 दिन पहले

    definitely NEXON is the best.

  • Jeewanjot Singh
    Jeewanjot Singh17 दिन पहले

    You missed an important point. How much does it cost to replace the batteries after the life is over?

  • Harishankar Kannan
    Harishankar Kannan17 दिन पहले

    We need lots and lots of DC fast chargers (150kwh or 350kwh ) in India, for road trips !

  • abrar khan

    abrar khan

    16 दिन पहले

    yep... but govt will not build infrastructure......then how can they get huge taxes which they are getting from petrol diesel

  • sanku
    sanku17 दिन पहले

    I will buy when cars available with atleast 500 km range

  • Gudu Vinod
    Gudu Vinod17 दिन पहले

    Tata is best

  • Future Trends
    Future Trends17 दिन पहले

    Nexon EV is superb but should work on its Range than it will be the best EV in India

  • Tarun Kumar
    Tarun Kumar17 दिन पहले

    I have Nexon EV best ev

  • anoop .c anu
    anoop .c anu17 दिन पहले

    Company's need to add EV cars when move the car same moments need recharge battery . How we can produce current . Our car Back wheels always free that wheels need to produce current. always free the back wheels. That wheels will produce the current same time recharge battery battery it will get more milage all EV vechiles . otherwise car we need to waite above 30 - 40 minutes for recharging the battery that time will effect our trip. This is my suggestion only I don't know it's can work or No bothe of same time. Anyway we need to think differently any another way because of Petrol,Deseal, price is very high this high price will effect our bodget.

  • Aish Song
    Aish Song17 दिन पहले

    Compare with price nexon ev best

  • Sreejith S Kurup
    Sreejith S Kurup17 दिन पहले

    The Nexon EV is the clear winner. TATA❤️

  • bhaskar karkera
    bhaskar karkera17 दिन पहले

    all EV very very costly for mid .class people/car [1.2 to 1.4 ]cost should be on road under 10 lakhs.

  • Abhishek Thakkar
    Abhishek Thakkar17 दिन पहले

    10:28 For everyone asking per Km cost: I will demonstrate for Ahmedabad Guj Do calculation accordingly for your region. Per unit(kW) Rate in Ahmedabad = ₹ 7.55 NEXON: For charging Nexon fully = 30.2*7.55 = ₹228.01 ARAI Range is 312km per km cost = 228.01/312 = ₹0.73 City Range is 216km per km cost = 228.01/216 = ₹1.06 Highway Range is 201km per km cost = 228.01/201 = ₹1.13 Kona: For charging Kona fully = 39.2*7.55 = ₹295.96 ARAI Range is 452km per km cost = 295.96/452 = ₹0.65 City Range is 282km per km cost = 295.96/282 = ₹1.05 Highway Range is 236km per km cost = 295.96/236 = ₹1.25 MG: For charging Kona fully = 44.5*7.55 = ₹335.98 ARAI Range is 340km per km cost = 335.98/340 = ₹0.99 City Range is 353km per km cost = 335.98/353 = ₹0.95 Highway Range is 301km per km cost = 335.98/301 = ₹1.11 P.S Also include maintenance cost to calculate exact per km cost.

  • tanmay rane
    tanmay rane17 दिन पहले

    All car review channels, when doing car comparisions and showing what features are incl. Or not in respective cars, yall must also put an additional comment whether theyre really required or essential for Indian driving conditions.. features such as heated seats, electric parking breaks or even sunroof for that matter are not the need of an hour.. Indians first need to get handy to the new technology.. or should now how is the service network availability.. Tata has been making cars for and in India for ages, so they know what Indian driving conditions need/ require more than mere luxury components. Also, 7" touch screen vs 8" touch screen, are we gna put a 70mm movie on it by any chance?

  • Rahul Yadav
    Rahul Yadav17 दिन पहले

    When 80% of our total electricity is produced using thermal power plants. Talking about EVs is pointless..

  • Anurag Raveendran
    Anurag Raveendran17 दिन पहले

    Current situation invest on a solar plant on your house.Later buy a ev scooter and car. Thank you!

  • Action DJ
    Action DJ17 दिन पहले

    Tata Nexon own 65% market share

  • Ahom Kingdom
    Ahom Kingdom17 दिन पहले

    For me Tata nexon ev is suitable .

  • Sunil
    Sunil18 दिन पहले

    Best Nexon

  • Kamal Hans
    Kamal Hans18 दिन पहले

    Good, sensible review. The summing up was particularly insightful.

  • Sachin m s
    Sachin m s18 दिन पहले

    Hundai ioniq 5 ev check it out

  • Arjun Manikyam Visweswaran
    Arjun Manikyam Visweswaran18 दिन पहले

    Compare 02 other Cars,Bharat NEXON-EV Perform well.Quality Interior & Exterior Good.Total Overall Looking is Great...👌👌

  • Dileep Kumar Reddy M
    Dileep Kumar Reddy M18 दिन पहले

    Nexon EV is one of the highly sold electric vehicle in the country currently and with this same swag, Tata should bring a larger(4.2-4.4m) SUV with a range of atleast 450-500kms priced at 23 - 26 lakhs. If this happens, I think there's a clear and balanced winner for Tata in the bigger and more VFM segment in the electric arena. A point to be noted however is that charging stations and fast charging options must be considered by the company in order to let more customers in.

  • Akshata Badiger
    Akshata Badiger18 दिन पहले

    Good 👍

  • Gaddam sai krishna
    Gaddam sai krishna18 दिन पहले


  • Raister Rai
    Raister Rai18 दिन पहले

    Nepal is going to be flooded with this cars after the govs new tax plan.

  • Rajveer Singh
    Rajveer Singh18 दिन पहले

    Nexon unbeaten king of EV segment at this price point 👍

  • XC40
    XC4018 दिन पहले

    Should add Solar Panels or recharge by running also

  • anoop .c anu

    anoop .c anu

    17 दिन पहले

    Company's need to add below cars driving moments need recharge battery pack . Back wheels need to produce current . always free back side wheels so they installed this system it will effect more milage below vechile otherwise this type EV vechiles we need to waite more time for recharging the battery's. This is my suggestion only I don't it's can do same time any way we need to think differently because of Petrol,Deseal, price is very high and Current also price going high.

  • vishal
    vishal18 दिन पहले

    Nexon ev is best 👌👌💯💯💯💯💯

  • Riders Paradise
    Riders Paradise18 दिन पहले

    Drag race please

  • ultt ance
    ultt ance18 दिन पहले

    Altroz EV would be the game changer here.

  • Nagi Reddy
    Nagi Reddy18 दिन पहले

    Nexon provide better options in price segment

  • Nag Guduri
    Nag Guduri18 दिन पहले

    Nexon super car..

  • hanumant bhoyate
    hanumant bhoyate18 दिन पहले

    Drag race between these car to check performance

  • Srinivas Varanasi
    Srinivas Varanasi18 दिन पहले

    Nice articulation.