Top 10 EVs
Arranged in no particular order, Energy Digital explores 10 of the best EVs (electric vehicles) currently on the market.
10 | E-Tron 55 - Audi
Another entry in the popular SUEV (Sports Utility Electric Vehicle) category, Audi's latest iteration of the E-Tron series is a sophisticated and practical car which will no doubt enhance the reputation of EVs worldwide.
Holding 660 litres of storage space, capable of going from zero to 62mph in 5.7 seconds and possessing a range of up to 250-miles, this model is definitely one to consider as a first EV purchase.
9 | Model X - Tesla
Tesla's Model X SUV has an impressive 2,487 litres of storage capacity and the manufacturer's notably highly driving range of 314-miles.
Featuring falcon-wing doors and a design focusing on total family safety, this is an EV for customers searching for a practical modern classic. The Model X can also be recharged to approximately 50% in as little as 11 minutes.
8 | MINI Electric - MINI
The ever-popular MINI, a familiar sight on UK roads, has produced the MINI Electric with the tagline 'lead the charge', indicating the direction the marque will be aiming for in the future.
Spacious, affordable and with all the convenience that drivers have come to expect from MINI, the Electric has 182bhp and a modest 144-mile range.
7 | Taycan - Porsche
The iconic German manufacturer's first foray into EVs has yielded the Taycan, an impressively engineered car packing all of the power and style the market expects from a Porsche.
The Taycan is able to reach 62mph from a standstill in a blistering 2.8 seconds. However, customers will not be sacrificing practically for this speed, as the EV can still drive for up 256-miles on a single charge.
6 | Ioniq - Hyundai
The highly innovative manufacturer Hyundai has many EVs in production, but the Ioniq is an affordable and effective entry-point to its portfolio.
Available as a hybrid and fully electric, this model has a range of 184-miles and can be charged to 80% in less than one hour.
5 | Mustang Mach‑E - Ford
Currently available for pre-order, Ford is taking the muscle-car allure of the classic Mustang and bringing it thoroughly into the modern era with the Mach-E.
This EV can go from zero to 60mph in less than five-seconds and drive for 370-miles from a single charge. With fast recharging capabilities - a 10-minute charge will yield 58-miles of driving - customers will be receiving a complete package of style, power and convenience.
4 | Leaf - Nissan
Voted as the Electric Car of the Year in 2018 by WhatCar?, the Nissan Leaf is an economical and smooth-handling EV that's perfect for urban spaces.
Able to recharge to around 80% in approximately one-hour, the Leaf has a range of 239-miles courteously of its 62 kWh battery.
3 | i3 - BMW
Presenting a genuine challenge to Tesla as the EV manufacturer of the moment, BMW's i3 is an intelligently crafted hatchback which represents every aspect of the celebrated marque's dedication to quality and efficiency.
The i3 possesses a driving range of up to 188-miles, with the widespread of available charging points making it an ideal model for customers looking to take their first plunge into the EV world. The car's design even integrates sustainable or recyclable materials, such as 27 repurposes plastic bottles which contribute to the construction of seats and doors.
2 | I-PACE - Jaguar
Jaguar's premier all-electric SUV and winner of the 2019 World Car of Year award, the I-PACE is a feat of engineering which will thrill any driver looking for a high-performance car.
With an acceleration of zero to 60mph in 4.5 seconds and a range of 292-miles, this EV has been crafted by Jaguar to be a combination of utility, sports car styling and digital integration to provide a thoroughly modern driving experience.
1 | Model Y - Tesla
The latest vehicle from leading EV manufacturer Tesla, the Model Y is an SUV with an impressive 336-mile range and space for up to seven people.
Capable of accelerating from zero to 60mph in 3.5 seconds, the Model Y has the power and convenience that could persuade many people to make the switch from combustion engines to electric batteries. The car can be recharged to 50% in approximately 15 minutes and owners will also benefit from the widespread availability of Tesla charging points (16,000+ worldwide).