Electric cars have come of age and can fulfill your daily driving needs. With so much variety in the EV market, buyers have never had it this good. In this article, I present the 10 best electric cars you can get your hands on today. I touch every price point available so that you can find something you like no matter the budget. Now it’s important to note that these EV’s are in no particular order. There are also some worthy mentions like the Rivian R1T and the Tesla Model X. However, Tesla already occupies two spots on the list and the Rivian is still not widely available. So without further ado, here we go.
The e-tron comes from luxury brand Audi and is available in several trims. The e-tron 55 produces 402 hp and yields 252 miles of driving range, while the less powerful e-tron offers 309 bhp and 195 miles between charges. Another trim, the e-tron S, comes with 223 miles of range and produces 496 bhp from its three electric motors.
How much is the Audi E-Tron?
Answer: Starting from $65,900
Volvo XC40 Recharge
The Volvo XC40 Recharge comes with a 78 kWh battery that offers 257 miles of range using the WLTP standard. Speed is no issue with the 402 bhp coming from two electric motors and torque of 487 lb-ft. This output is enough to push the P8 from 0 to 60 mph in less than 5 seconds, while the car can accept up to 150 kW of power during charging.
How much is the Volvo XC40 Recharge?
Answer: Starting from $51,700
The Volkswagen ID.3
The ID.3 is a 5-door hatchback that goes 200 miles in the base trim, but you can upgrade to the trims that offer 250 miles and 330 miles of ranges. This is a rear-drive car that you can configure for 143 bhp, 148 bhp, and 201 bhp. There are 5 trims to choose from, including Life, Style, Family, Max, and Tour.
How much is the Volkswagen ID.3?
Answer: Starting from $39,000
The Volkswagen ID.4
Ok, so two Volkswagens on the list. The German maker basically made a crossover sibling for the ID.3. The newer ID also has several versions, including the 1st Edition, GTX, and Pro Performance. The ID.4 offers from 211 miles per charge (WLTP) to more than 300 miles.
How much is the Volkswagen ID.4?
Answer: Starting from $40,760
Tesla Model 3
This is the best-selling BEV in the world, and it is not without reason. It can last almost 270 miles on the standard trim, while the Long Range will net you more than 350 miles. The car is plenty fast, and you will get goodies like Netflix, Disney+, and games on the touchscreen center console.
How much is the Tesla Model 3?
Answer: Starting from $44,990
Tesla Model S
We follow the Model 3 with the faster Model S. While the Model S is all about performance, it can also take you further on the road as well, going 375 miles on a single charge. Furthermore, all the goodies from the Model 3 are present as well as Model S exclusive features like presenting door handles, larger front trunk space, an additional monitor for the back seat occupants, and more.
How much is the Tesla Model S?
Answer: Starting from $94,990
The original Polestar had some letdowns, but Volvo has tried to fix them with the Polestar 2. The Long Range Single Motor version gets an impressive 335 miles per charge, and you can count on the powerful electric motor(s) as well. It also comes in very unique color selections and trims.
How much is the Polestar 2?
Answer: Starting from $45,900
Ford Mustang Mach-E
The original Mustang has been a tremendous success for Ford, and thanks to the excellent features of the Mach-E, the electric version has been selling well too. Buyers like the range, which could be up to 379 miles on the Extended Range version. The GT model can go from 0 to 60 mph in just 3.7 seconds.
How much is the Ford Mustang Mach-E?
Answer: Starting from $43,895
Hyundai Kona Electric
Here is another EV that used to exist as an ICE vehicle. The Kona Electric is quite the capable car, with up to 300 miles (WLTP) driving range. You can select between the 134 bhp and 201 bhp variants.
How much is the Hyundai Kona?
Answer: Starting from $21,300
The iconic Porsche brand now makes EVs, and the Taycan is a solid option for anyone with the budget to match. There are multiple versions to choose from here, including battery size and number of motors. One of the main selling points of the Taycan is its fast charging capabilities, as you can take the battery from 5 to 80 percent in just 22.5 minutes.
How much is the Porsche Taycan?
Answer: Starting from $82,700
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