The popularity of electric cars is steadily growing, so the market is constantly being updated with the new models. In this regard, even private companies have begun to develop maintenance and charging station infrastructure. Manufacturers offer models for all tastes and wallets, some of the cars can compete even with race cars in terms of power.
Tesla Model 3
The Tesla Model 3 is a 5-seat sedan with a trunk. It is the only 4-door model of this manufacturer. Fans of premium cars may not like the extremely simple interior. The engineers of the American manufacturer set themselves the goal to make the model as modern as possible, and removed most of the traditional details from the interior. For example, there is no dashboard here – speed and battery charge information are reflected in the corner of the 15-inch display of the multimedia system. There are virtually no physical buttons in the cabin.
There is one engine on the rear axle of the base Model 3. The mono-drive Model 3 accelerates to a hundred in about 5.5 seconds. It is worth noting that all-wheel drive Tesla Model 3 Performance it is enough 3.2 seconds to gain 100 km/h from the start. However, the cost of such a model is much higher.
The Nissan Leaf is still the most popular electric car in the world. The second-generation electric hatchback is equipped with a 40 kWh traction battery. Thanks to the efficient engine installed, according to the manufacturers’ claims, the front-drive Leaf with such a battery can travel almost 400 kilometers on a single charge. However, according to user reviews, the actual numbers range from 250 to 350 km. In 2019, the manufacturer introduced a new Leaf model equipped with a 62 kWh battery. This electric car is capable of covering a distance of 504 km on a single charge.
One of the main advantages of this electric sedan is its incredibly long range. This has helped it to earn the title of “the world’s longest range”. According to the EPA’s methodology, the special Dream Edition Range allows you to cover 832 kilometers on a single charge.
The electric car of this manufacturer charges much faster than other representatives of this class. However, there are also some nuances, which did not allow the Lucid Air to take the first place in the rating. The main problem is the lack of reliable chargers that can withstand up to 350 kW of power. The manufacturer also cannot provide a developed charging network, and the single EHS companies that can quickly charge such electric cars are clearly insufficient.
It is considered to be a real long-liver in the electric car market. The first model was released back in 2013, and it has hardly changed over the years. This model was a completely new experience of the German manufacturer. Engineers together with the designers managed to embody the maximum concepts of environmental friendliness in this electric car. The interior of the cabin is made entirely of recycled raw materials, and the electric motor does not pollute the atmosphere.
The electric car is equipped with a 125 kW electric motor. However, the hybrid model is also popular at the market, which is additionally equipped with a 0.7-liter diesel engine that acts as a generator. The maximum distance that can be covered on a single charge is from 150 km and more, depending on the condition of the battery, configuration and style.
Skoda Enyaq is an electric family car. Like all cars of this automobile concern, the electric car is practical, comfortable and easy to drive. It uses the technology of more expensive Skoda models, so the electric car can cover almost 490 km on a single charge. These figures ensure the model with serious performance characteristics.
The manufacturer has developed a progressive way to help the user personalize the new Skoda Enyaq; instead of traditional interior finishes, it offers five personal “design options” – Lodge, Lounge, Loft, Deluxe and Eco-Luxe. Each takes a personal approach to decorating, using different materials to develop a customized cabin. The standard package consists of 19-inch alloy wheels, a Virtual Cockpit digital instrument display, LED headlights, climate and cruise control, rear parking sensors.