MG Comet EV vs. Other Electric Cars: Which One Offers the Best Value for Money?

With the release of the MG Comet EV, the Indian market now has a number of cheap electric cars to choose from. Even though the two-door MG Comet EV is the cheapest electric car on the Indian market, it gets competition from the Tata Tiago EV and the Citroen eC3.

Which of these three should you buy if you want a new EV but don’t have a lot of money? Here is a thorough comparison of the new MG Comet EV, Tata Tiago EV, and Citroen eC3’s features and prices to help you answer that question. Read this to learn more.

The Comet EV’s full price list has finally been made public by MG Motor India. It comes in three different versions and costs between Rs 7.98 lakh and Rs 9.98 lakh (ex-showroom). This makes it India’s most cheap electric car.

Let’s see how much it costs compared to the Citroen eC3 and Tata Tiago EV.

MG Comet EV * Citroen eC3 Tata Tiago EV
Pace: Rs 7.98 lakh Live: Rs 11.50 lakh XE (19.2 kWh): Rs 8.69 lakh
Play: Rs 9.28 lakh Feel: Rs 12.13 lakh XT (19.2 kWh): Rs 9.29 lakh
Plus: Rs 9.98 lakh Feel with Vibe Pack: Rs 12.28 lakh
(Rs 15,000 extra for dual-tone paint)
XT (24kWh): Rs 10.24 lakh
XZ+ (24kWh): Rs 11.04 lakh
(Rs 50,000 extra for 7.2kW AC fast charger)
XZ+ Tech Lux (24kWh): Rs 11.54 lakh
(Rs 50,000 extra for 7.2kW AC fast charger)
MG Comet EV vs Citroen eC3 vs Tata Tiago EV – Price Comparison

*The above-mentioned prices of the MG Comet EV are introductory and are valid for the first 5,000 units only.

Car MG Comet EV Tata Tiago EV Citroen eC3
Battery 17.3 kWh 19.2 kWh/
24 kWh
29.2 kWh
Range 230 km (ARAI) 250 km/
315 km (MIDC)
320 km (MIDC)
Estimated charging time 7 hours
(0 – 100% with 3.3 kW charger)
6.9 hours/
8.7 hours
(10 – 100% with any 15A charger)
10.5 hours
(10 – 100% with any 15A charger)
DC fast charging capability No Yes
(10 – 80% in 58 min)
(10 – 80% in 57 min)
Car MG Comet EV Tata Tiago EV Citroen eC3
Motor Permanent Magnet Synchronous Permanent Magnet Synchronous Permanent Magnet Synchronous
Power 42 PS 61 PS/
75 PS
57 PS
Torque 110 Nm 110 Nm/
114 Nm
143 Nm
Acceleration NA 6.2 seconds/
5.7 seconds
(0 – 60 km/h)
6.8 seconds
(0 – 60 km/h)
MG Comet EV review
  • The base model of the MG Comet EV, the Pace, is around Rs 71,000 cheaper than the base model of the Tata Tiago EV. This makes it the most cheapest electric car in the country.
  • The Comet EV is about Rs. 3.52 lakh cheaper than the Citroen eC3. In fact, the French product is the most expensive.
  • The price of the 19.2kWh XT version of the Tata Tiago is the same as the mid-level Play version of the Comet.
  • Taking into account the most expensive models, the MG Comet EV is Rs 2.3 lakh cheaper than the Citreon eC3 and Rs 1.56 lakh cheaper than the Tiago EV. But it’s important to note that both of the 5-door EVs have bigger battery packs and say they can go farther than the Comet EV.Head here for a full comparison of specs and features.

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